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Scoreboard Roundup - 11/26/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Top 25 College Basketball:  (2) Wisconsin 72 (5-0) - UAB 43 (2-3)

(3) Arizona 61 (6-0) - (15) San Diego State 59 (5-1)

 (4) Duke 93 (6-0) - Furman 54 (1-3) 

Butler 74 (4-0) - (5) North Carolina 66 (3-1)

(6) Louisville 45 (5-0) - Cleveland State 33 (2-3)

(10) Gonzaga 88 (5-0) - Georgia 76 (3-2)

(16) Ohio State 91 (4-0) - Campbell 64 (1-3)

Georgetown 66 (4-0) - (18) Florida 65 (2-2) - OT

(21) West Virginia 103 (6-0) - VMI 72 (2-3)

Oklahoma 75 (3-1) - (22) UCLA 65 (4-1)

NBA: Brooklyn Nets 99 (6-8) - Philadelphia 76ers 91 (0-15)

Golden State Warriors 111 (12-2) - Orlando Magic 96 (6-11)

Cleveland Cavaliers 113 (7-7) - Washington Wizards 87 (9-5)

Portland Trail Blazers 105 (12-3) - Charlotte Hornets 96 (6-11)

Oklahoma City Thunder 97 (4-12) - Utah Jazz 82 (5-11)

Milwaukee Bucks 103 (9-7) - Minnesota Timberwolves 86 (3-10)

Houston Rockets 102 (12-3) - Sacramento Kings 89 (9-6)

Los Angeles Clippers 104 (9-5) Detroit Pistons 98 (3-12)

Toronto Raptors 126 (13-2) - Atlanta Hawks 115 (7-6)

Dallas Mavericks 109 (11-5) - New York Knicks 102 (4-12) - OT

San Antonio Spurs 106 (10-4) - Indiana Pacers 100 (6-9)

Phoenix Suns 120 (10-6) - Denver Nuggets 112 (7-8)

Memphis Grizzlies 99 (13-2) - Los Angeles Lakers 93 (3-12)

NHL: Winnipeg Jets 2 (11-9-3, 25pts) - Buffalo Sabres 1 (6-14-2, 14pts)

New York Islanders 3 (16-6-0, 32pts) - Washington Capitals 2 (9-8-4, 22pts) - OT

Los Angeles Kings 4 (12-6-5, 29pts) - Minnesota Wild 0 (12-9-0, 24pts)

Florida Panthers 1 (8-6-6, 22pts) - Carolina Hurricanes 0 (6-12-3, 15pts)

Tampa Bay Lightning 4 (15-6-2, 32pts) - New York Rangers 3 (9-8-4, 22pts)

Detroit Red Wings 5 (12-5-5, 29pts) - Philadelphia Flyers 2 (8-10-3, 19pts)

Pittsburgh Penguins 4 (15-4-2, 32pts) - Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (11-8-3, 25pts) - OT

Chicago Blackhawks 3 (13-8-1, 27pts) - Colorado Avalanche 2 (8-10-5, 21pts)

Calgary Flames 2 (13-8-2, 28pts) - San Jose Sharks 0 (10-9-4, 24pts)


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Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- After losing his starting spot to Michael Vick Week 9, Geno Smith has gotten his old job back.

The New York Jets announced Wednesday that Smith will be the starting quarterback during their game Monday night against the Miami Dolphins.

"As an organization, all of our decisions are organizational driven," Jets head coach Rex Ryan said during a conference call Wednesday. "We just want to get Geno another opportunity to show what he can do. Obviously we like the way he finished last season. We've had some bumps in the road this year. We sat him down for a few weeks and we'll see how he responds."

Smith relieved Vick during the Jets' 38-3 loss to the Buffalo Bills Monday. Vick had completed 7 of 19 passes with an interception before giving way to Smith. Smith played solid completing 10 of 12 passes for 89 yards.

The 24-year-old Smith, who the Jets selected with the 39th overall pick in the 2013 Draft, has played in 25 games during his career with Gang Green. During that time he has completed 56.4 percent of his passes throwing for 4,505 yards, 19 touchdowns and 31 interceptions. Smith has also ran for 509 yards and seven touchdowns.


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Jim Rogash/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The New England Patriots extended the contract of special teams' specialist Matthew Slater through the 2016 season, according to ESPNBoston.com.

ESPNBoston.com also reports that the 29-year-old Slater, who is a three-time Pro Bowler and one of the Patriots' captains, will receive $3 million in guarenteed money with incentives that could earn up to $4.2 million.

"Matt does a lot of things for us," Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said. "Obviously he's a very good player on the field, professional, works hard. (He) does a great job with all the players -- younger players -- but also his peers. He's very well-respected in the locker room, not just by the players but by the entire organization by the way he goes about his job, how dependable he is, his work ethic, his attitude, his toughness. He's really such a model player. I'd love to have 53 guys like him."

Slater has played in 98 regular-season games making 99 tackles for the Patriots since they selected him in the fifth-round of the 2008 NFL Draft.


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Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) -- Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is confident in his team headed into their Thanksgiving Day showdown with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Jones, who is teaming up with The Salvation Army this holiday season, said on Wednesday that he has faith his team.

"It's one of the biggest, if not the biggest we've ever played on Thanksgiving Day," Jones told ABC Sports Radio.  

The Eagles are 5-0 on Thanksgiving and both teams are tied for first in the NFC East, but Jones isn't worried about that.

"I don't know what our record is, but we've played more turkey days than the Eagles have, I'm not going to let them have that advantage either," Jones continued.

Jones saw his team go into MetLife Stadium on Sunday and beat the Giants in front of a lot of Dallas fans.

"It was fabulous," Jones said. "Boy I was rewarded by all of those Cowboys fans. That defense [chant] that was going on at the Meadowlands was real rewarding."

The Eagles are averaging 31.1 points per game this year under head coach Chip Kelly.

"We have all the respect for Chip Kelly, certainly their style is a challenge," Jones said.  "What we need to do is keep the ball with the Cowboys, we don't need our defense out there any longer then it has to be."

For more information on how you can help out The Salvation Army and their national Red Kettle Campaign, visit salvationarmyusa.org and help spread the word using the hashtag #RedKettleReason.


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Florida Prepares for Florida State

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(GAINSVILLE, Fl.) -- Florida is looking to hand Florida State their first loss of the season on Saturday in one of the biggest rivalry games of the weekend.

Gators head coach Will Muschamp is set to step down at seasons end and knows the importance of this game.

"[They're a] really good football team. [I've] got tremendous respect for [Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher] and the job he's done and his staff," Muschamp said. "They've won a bunch in a row. Last time they lost was when the Gators were up there. They've done a outstanding job."

Florida State got all they could handle from Boston College last weekend and Fisher knows that the Gators are pumped up for this game.

"We're going into battle," Fisher said. "These games are going to be dogfights. People are going to try and be the one that knocks us out, knocks us off, got nothing to lose."

Florida is 2-1 on the road this year.  The Seminoles have won six games this year at home.


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