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>>Pats, Rams Ready For London Rumble

(London, England)  --  The Patriots will play the Rams Sunday in the NFL's annual International Series game
at Wembley Stadium.  This is the sixth straight year the NFL has played a
regular season game in London and the seventh straight year a game has been
played outside the United States.  The Rams are coming off a 30-20 home loss to
the Packers to fall to 3-and-4.  St. Louis has lost its last two games overall.

>>Bears Host Panthers Sunday

(Chicago, IL)  --  Teams with opposite records meet up on Sunday as the Carolina Panthers battle the Bears at
Soldier Field.  The Bears are working on a short week after a 13-7 win over the
Lions on "Monday Night Football."  Chicago has won four straight and sits atop
the NFC North at 5-and-1.  The Panthers have lost four in-a-row to fall to
1-and-5 following last Sunday's 19-14 setback to Dallas.

>>Illinois, Notre Dame In Action Saturday

(Undated)  --  Illinois and Notre Dame are both in action on Saturday.  The Illini look to snap a
four-game losing streak when they host Indiana.  The Irish, meanwhile, put their
perfect 7-and-0 record on the line at eighth-ranked Oklahoma.  The Sooners are
5-and-1 on the season.

>>Mizzou Hosts Kentucky Saturday

(Columbia, MO)  --  Missouri and Kentucky will each be looking for its first conference win Saturday when the two clash in Columbia.  The Tigers are 3-and-4 with an 0-and-4 SEC mark following a
loss to top-ranked Alabama two weeks ago.  The Wildcats are 0-and-5 in
conference and just 1-and-7 overall having lost six straight.

>>Mark Grace Indicted On Four Felony DUI Counts

(Phoenix, AZ)  --  Former Diamondbacks and Cubs first baseman Mark Grace has been indicted on four
felony DUI counts.  The "Arizona Republic" reports Grace faces nearly four years
in prison if convicted.  He is also charged with driving on a suspended license
and without an interlock device, a requirement from his previous DUI conviction
in 2011.  Grace is scheduled to appear in court for a pretrial conference on
December 5th.

>>NBA Commissioner Stern Says He's Stepping Down In 2014

(New York, NY)  --  NBA Commissioner David Stern is putting a
timeline on his tenure.  Stern will step down as commissioner on February 1,
2014.  Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver will replace Stern.  Stern's retirement
will come 30 years to the day he took the job.

 
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