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Redskins need rookie Murphy to manage his smarts

In this Oct. 19, 2014, file photo, Washington Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo (98) pauses on the field during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Landover, Md. Redskins coach Jay Gruden says linebacker Brian Orakpo is done for the season because of a torn right pectoral muscle. Gruden says Monday, Oct. 20, 2014,  that Orakpo needs surgery. (AP Photo/Mark E. Tenally, File)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The good news is that Trent Murphy has a Stanford degree. The bad news, in some respects, is that Trent Murphy has a Stanford degree.

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Mexico tops Jamaica, to face US in WCup qualifying

Mexico's Teresa Noyola (8) heads the ball against Jamaica's Donna-Kay Henry (4) during the first half of a CONCACAF soccer match at RFK Stadium, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico advanced in Women’s World Cup qualifying Tuesday night with a 3-1 win over Jamaica, setting up a semifinal match against the United States in similar circumstances to four years ago — when the Americans suffered one of the most stunning losses in program history.

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Costa Rica tops Martinique in World Cup qualifying

Costa Rica's Wendy Acosta (20) celebrates her goal with Carolina Venegas (9) during the first half of a CONCACAF soccer match against the Martinique, at RFK Stadium, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Costa Rica, on track to qualify for the Women’s World Cup for the first time, wrapped up group play Tuesday with a 6-1 win over Martinique in the CONCACAF championship.

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McCoy rallies Redskins to 19-17 win over Titans

Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy runs off the field after an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Landover, Md. The Redskins won 19-17. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Colt McCoy had trouble keeping his eyes dry and his voice steady.

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