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Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe’s body

Jim Thorpe’s body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma.

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Flyers rally past Penguins, 5-3

Pittsburgh Penguins' Nick Spaling (13) celebrates his goal with Christian Ehrhoff (10) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes apart in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3 on Wednesday night.

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FANTASY PLAYS: Trade Megatron? Think hard first

Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson is one of the most traded players in CBS Sports and Yahoo fantasy leagues, reflecting a frustration many fantasy owners are feeling about his recovery from an ankle injury.

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NBA owners vote down lottery reform

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA owners have voted down proposed changes to the league’s draft lottery system, staving off efforts to curb tanking for the time being.

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This Date In Baseball

1910 — Philadelphia’s Jack Coombs won his third game of the World Series, beating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 as the Athletics took the championship in five games. Eddie Collins had three hits, including two doubles, to lead the A’s attack.

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