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5 investigated in FIFA WCup bid corruption probe

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Five officials, including three long-serving FIFA executive committee members, are being investigated in the corruption probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Mercer beats Rice 77-71 in OT in Alaska Shootout

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Ike Nwamu scored 21 points and Mercer made its last eight free throws in overtime to hold off Rice 77-71 on Thursday night in the first round of the Great Alaska Shootout.

Illinois beats Indiana State 88-62

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Illinois wasted no time in making sure of an appearance in the Las Vegas Invitational championship game.

Baylor pulls from Memphis in 2nd half, wins 71-47

| |Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

The Baylor Bears' No. 6 ranked defense in the country was on full display in the second half against Memphis.

Chalmers leads Australian Open; McIlroy shares 2nd

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Two-time former champion Greg Chalmers took a one-stroke lead Friday at the Australian Open after a 5-under 66, while marquee attractions Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren't far behind on a tough day for scoring.

Huskies beat Spartans 78-56 in Wooden opener

| |Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Defense is not a problem for the Washington Huskies, especially with Robert Upshaw clogging the paint and swatting away opponents' shots.

Long Beach State beats Western Michigan 73-55

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Mike Caffey scored 18 points and keyed a second-half run to lead Long Beach State over Western Michigan 73-55 on Thursday night in the Wooden Legacy.

Huskies beat Spartans 78-56 in Wooden opener

| |Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Donaven Dorsey scored 17 points and Robert Upshaw tied his own school record with seven blocked shots, powering Washington to a 78-56 rout of San Jose State on Thursday night in the opening round of the Wooden Legacy tournament.

49ers' offense falters in loss to Seahawks

| |Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Colin Kaepernick was at his worst on the prime-time Thanksgiving stage, and Richard Sherman quickly became the Niners' biggest nemesis again.

No. 6 TCU's 48-10 romp leaves Texas reeling

| |Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Texas fought hard to get bowl-eligible in coach Charlie Strong's first season. After a humiliating 48-10 home loss to No. 6 TCU, the Longhorns now have to fight just to avoid a losing season.