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Dolphins’ Landry says SEC prepared him for NFL

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry (14) catches a pass from quarterback Ryan Tannehill during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Rookie receiver Jarvis Landry says the NFL’s not much different from the Southeastern Conference, and his rapid progress with the Miami Dolphins suggests he might be right.

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Rockets’ late free throw downs Magic 90-89

Orlando Magic's Elfrid Payton, right, looks to pass the ball as he is guarded by Houston Rockets' Patrick Beverley during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Adrien’s free throw with 35 seconds to play capped Houston’s rally Wednesday night, beating Orlando 90-89 in preseason play.

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Inbee Park to take No. 1 spot in women’s golf

Inbee Park of South Korea watches her shot on the 9th hole during the final round of the KEB Hana Bank Championship golf tournament at Sky72 Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Inbee Park will take the No. 1 spot in women’s golf from Stacy Lewis on Monday.

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ACC cherishes exposure of Thursday Night Lights

Atlantic Coast Conference football has enjoyed a long run in the starring role on Thursday Night Lights.

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From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines

In this Sept. 20, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit throws against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game in San Diego. Cut by Seattle in April 2011, Petit was left sitting in his Miami home, waiting for a call from any major league team. No one called. Now, Petit has blossomed into a key pitch for the Giants in the World Series. (AP Photo/Don Boomer, File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.

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