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Rogers hurt in Packers loss

Rogers hurt in Packers loss

PACKERS LOSE: The team's backup QB can't tame the Bears. Photo: Associated Press

Bears upset Packers as QB gets hurt
The Chicago Bears upset Green Bay 27-20 to create a three-way tie atop the NFC North among the Bears, Packers and Detroit Lions. Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers hurt his non-throwing shoulder on their first series, and the Packers offense was not the same with backup Seneca Wallace at the helm.

Dolphins teammate drama
The troubled saga between Miami Dolphins teammates Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin took an ominous turn yesterday. Two people spoke to The Associated Press with fresh revelations that the suspended Incognito sent text messages to his teammate that were racist and threatening. Martin left the team last week because of emotional issues.

‘Coach Fox’s team’
Saying “This is Coach Fox’s team,” Denver Broncos interim coach Jack Del Rio says his job is to just keep the 7-1 team running until Fox comes back. The 58-year-old Fox is recovering after having his aortic valve replaced in an operation he had hoped to delay until after the Super Bowl.

Kubiak recovering
The Houston Texans say 52-year-old Gary Kubiak could be released from the hospital today. The Texans coach collapsed on the field at halftime of the Texans’ 27-24 loss to Indianapolis Sunday night and was hospitalized for precaution and observation.

UNDATED (AP) __ Following their surprising 3-0 starts, the Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets and Minnesota Timberwolves tasted defeat last night. Golden State trounced the 76ers 110-90, the L.A. Clippers beat the Rockets 137-118 and Cleveland nipped the T-Wolves 93-92.

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James leads Cavaliers past Bulls, 114-108 in OT

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James was at his best after struggling the previous night

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Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon looks on during a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Minneapolis.

Joe Maddon has been hired as manager of the Cubs after the team fired Rick Renteria.

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Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason poll

Kentucky men's coach John Calipari

Kentucky is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 for the second straight season.

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Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigns

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announces that athletic director Dave Brandon resigned during a news conference in Ann Arbor, Mich., Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Former Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett will serve as Michigan's interim athletic director.

Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigned Friday, setting the stage for new leadership at the top of one of the nation's most prominent athletic departments.

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