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John Wilkinson

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John Wilkinson is sports journalist and recent graduate of Loyola Marymount University where he covered baseball, men's basketball and soccer. He was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, surrounded by Phoenix sports teams which he came to love. He's witnessed some classic Arizona sports moments, from the Dbacks opening day to routing the Yankees in game six of the 2001 World Series; ASU upsetting Nebraska in 1996 as well as losing to Ohio State in the 1997 Rose Bowl. He likes to root for the underdog and believes in the stories that go beyond sports to what they can tell us about life and people.

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Rams WR Danny Amendola returns after foot injury

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola was injured in the second quarter against the New York Jets, but he has returned from the foot injury. The Rams trail the Jets midway through the third quarter.

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Pierre Garcon practices for first time in a month

After being sidelined with a toe injury, Pierre Garcon finally returned to practice on Monday, but Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said the receiver was limited and still fighting the injury pain.

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Reid: Vick suffered a 'significant concussion'

Michael Vick left the Philadelphia Eagles' 38-23 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday in the second quarter with a concussion. On Monday, head coach Andy Reid called the injury a "pretty significant concussion."

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Bengals roll, 31-13, over struggling Giants

The New York Giants turned the ball over four times as they lost, 31-13, on the road to the Cincinnati Bengals. Quarterback Andy Dalton threw four touchdowns in the victory for the Bengals.

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Jets vs. Seahawks inactives for Week 10 matchup

The New York Jets visit the Seattle Seahawks hoping to break a two-game losing streak they were on before last week's bye. Joe McKnight is among those inactive for the Jets.

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"95% chance" Phil Jackson returns to lead 2-4 LA

According to a report by the Los Angeles Times, there is a "95% chance" that Phil Jackson will return to coach the Los Angeles Lakers for a third time.

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Colts-Patriots Week 11 game moved back to 4:25 p.m

NFL announces that the Week 11 game between New England and Indianapolis will be moved back to a 4:25 p.m. ET kickoff as a part of "flexible scheduling" to highlight games with playoff implications in the season's final weeks.

Highly ranked Austin Nichols commits to Memphis

Power forward Austin Nichols picks Memphis over Duke and Tennessee, adding a fifth commitment to Josh Pastner's 2013 class.

Salaries could keep Jackson, Bowe from moving

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Because of impending free agency and large salaries, it is expected that Kansas City's Dwayne Bowe and St. Louis' Steven Jackson will not move before the NFL trade deadline on Tuesday.

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Mario Williams expects to return against Texans

After having wrist surgery during bye week, Mario Williams is confident he will be back on the field when the Buffalo Bills take on his former team, the Houston Texans.

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