Miami Herald:
Alex Rodriguez admitted to PED use during a January meeting with federal Drug Enforcement Administration agents. A-Rod was under oath and had been granted immunity.

Texans coach Bill O’Brien has named Ryan Mallett the team’s starting QB. Houston (4-5) has a bye before facing the Browns on November 16th.

Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) sat out the team's first practice in London Wednesday. Coach Jason Garrett remains hopeful Romo will start Sunday against the Jaguars.

Detroit Free Press:  Lions WR Calvin Johnson says he will play Sunday against the Dolphins after missing the last three games with an ankle injury.

The two-day hearing for Ray Rice’s suspension appeal began this morning at the New York offices of former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones.

A plane carrying a banner that read "Fire John Idzik!" circled the Jets' practice field today for 20 minutes as the Jets GM, and team players & coaches observed from below.

Hendrick Motorsports will pay the $185,000 in fines levied against six crew members for their role in the post-race fight between Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski at Texas Motor Speedway.

The Rockets beat the Heat in Miami 108-91 in a battle of undefeated teams. Houston improves to 5-0. James Harden had 25 points, 10 assists and 9 rebounds.

The Trailblazers downed the Cavaliers 101-82. LeBron James struggled going 4 of 12 shooting for 11 points and did not score in the second half. 

The Suns defeated the Lakers 112-106. The Lakers are 0-5 to start a season for the first time since the 1957-58 season when they were the Minneapolis Lakers.

Seven-time All-Star Alfonso Soriano says he is retiring from baseball. He ends his career 50th in baseball history with 412 home runs.

The Blues shutout the Devils 1-0. Vladimir Tarasenko scored the lone goal while Jake Allen had 26 saves. St. Louis has won 6 in a row. 

The Flames downed the Capitals 4-3 in overtime. Washington star Alexander Ovechkin had 2 assists and passed Peter Bondra to become the team’s all-time points leader. 

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