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Leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA want to stop New Jersey’s plans to allow legal sports betting, just days before it’s due to start.

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Tigers hire former Pirates GM Littlefield as scout

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have hired former Pittsburgh general manager Dave Littlefield as a major league scout.

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Falcons lose starting center Peter Konz for season

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have placed center Peter Konz on injured reserve with a left knee injury, dealing their battered offensive line another devastating blow.

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Voynov suspended after domestic violence charges

Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, right, stops a shot by St. Louis Blues right wing T.J. Oshie, center, as defenseman Slava Voynov, of Russia, looks on during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NHL has indefinitely suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov because of domestic violence charges.

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Bryant scores 26, Lakers rally past Jazz 98-91

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, top, picks up a ball that was lost by Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans, below, during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant scored 26 points and Carlos Boozer added 19, leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 98-91 preseason victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night.

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