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Tide takes top spot

The Tide has turned in the latest College Football Playoff ranking.

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Tiger Woods lashes out over Jenkins’ parody

The veteran golfer shot back at writer Dan Jenkins for penning a satirical interview, calling it "a grudge-fueled piece of character assassination."

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NBA’s Dwight Howard being investigated for child abuse

Authorities in Georgia are investigating allegations against the Houston Rockets star Dwight Howard.

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No. 9 Virginia Takes Down South Carolina State, 75-55

The Hoos keep rolling, and improve to 3-0.

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Charlottesville Valley League Team Name Is “Tom Sox”

It's the "Tom Sox" as the nickname for the new Charlottesville team in the Valley Baseball League.

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NFL suspends Vikings’ Peterson for ‘abusive discipline’

The star running back has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of 2014 season.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 18.

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DEA inquiry into NFL could be extensive

The federal probe into possible drug prescription abuse in the league could involve all 32 teams.

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Keflezighi, Simpson named top track athletes of the year

Boston Marathon champ Meb Keflezighi and Diamond League winner Jenny Simpson have been voted the top track stars of 2014.

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Stanton strikes landmark deal with Marlins

All-Star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has agreed to a contract extension worth $325 million, the most lucrative deal in U.S. professional sports.

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Bell tolls as Steelers produce comeback win

Running back Le'Veon Bell had a huge night to help his team overcome the Tennessee Titans.

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Sarah Imovbioh Named the ACC Player of the Week

Virginia's Senior Forward is the ACC Player of the Week.

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Mike Tyson thinks he’d make an ‘awesome’ Othello

The boxing legend wants to take on Shakespeare.

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Florida State regains top spot

At 10-0 Florida State is the last unbeaten school among the big five conferences.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the big sports stories making news today, Monday, Nov. 17.

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‘Finnish Flash’ Selanne hangs up skates at 44

Ten-times NHL All-Star Teemu Selanne, who played 1,451 games and won the Stanley Cup with the Anaheim Ducks, has retired.

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Gray day in Indy as Pats pound Colts

Unheralded New England running back Jonas Gray scored four touchdowns to spark the Patriots to a 42-20 victory.

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No. 9 Virginia overwhelms Norfolk St 67-39

The Virginia Men's Basketball Team Dominates Norfolk State.

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Drug agents inspect NFL medical staffs

The DEA carried out surprise inspections in an investigation of alleged prescription drug abuse in the league.

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‘Don’t think, just play:’ MIT engineers football success

MIT is excelling in a sector of society once deemed unthinkable for a bastion of brainpower: football.

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Virginia Wins Over La Salle, 64-56

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Virginia remains undefeated with a 64-56 win over La Salle in the first round of the Barclays Center Classic.

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WATCH: ‘Star Wars’ awakens force with teaser trailer

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"There has been an awakening. Have you felt it?"

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Ray Rice wins appeal against NFL suspension

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The former Ravens running back has won an appeal and is now eligible to sign with any NFL team.