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California Chrome to try turf in Hollywood Derby

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome is going to try turf for the first time.

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Gophers G McNeil charged with assault

This booking photo released by the Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis, shows Minnesota college basketball player Daquein McNeil, who was arrested Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, on a charge of domestic assault. He was suspended from all team activities, athletic director Norwood Teague said. (AP Photo/Hennepin County Jail, via The Star Tribune)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota sophomore guard Daquein McNeil has been charged with two felony counts of assault.

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Rivalry week will be last stand for some coaches

In this Nov. 22, 2014, file photo, Michigan head coach Brady Hoke, left, talks with defensive tackle Matthew Godin during warm ups before an NCAA college football game against Maryland in Ann Arbor, Mich. While keeping track on rivalries and games with playoff implication, there are a few coaching hot spots to keep an eye on this weekend. Another loss will put Michigan out of the postseason and make it three straight seasons of declining win totals under Hoke. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Will Muschamp knows he will be coaching his last game for Florida this weekend.

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Gordon says he felt alienated during suspension

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) moves against Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Kroy Biermann (71) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson )

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon says the lowest point during his 10-game suspension was that he was treated differently by friends and teammates.

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Juicy Thanksgiving fare for NFL fans

Here’s how critical Philadelphia’s game at Dallas will be on Thanksgiving Day: The winner can start thinking about a home postseason game, maybe even a bye for the wild-card round. The loser winds up needing to win the rematch in 17 days to be viable in the NFC East.

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