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NHL labor talks ongoing...Izturis signs with Jays...Gators suspend point guard

Thursday - 11/8/2012, 4:38pm  ET

NEW YORK (AP) -- With time running out to save the NHL season, league representatives and union leaders are meeting for a third straight day at an undisclosed location in New York. This is Day 54 of the lockout that is threatening to force the second cancellation of an NHL season in seven years.

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) -- After spending the past eight seasons with the L.A. Angels, Maicer Izturis (may-SEER' ihz-TOOR'-is) has agreed to a three-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays that is worth $10 million. The 32-year-old infielder is the first major league free agent this offseason to join a new team.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The tenth-ranked Florida basketball team won't have its top point guard in uniform for Friday's season opener against Georgetown. Coach Billy Donovan has suspended Scottie Wilbekin indefinitely for an undisclosed reason and is unsure when the 6-foot-2 junior might return to the team.

UNDATED (AP) -- There is NFL action and a college football game involving a top 10 team on tonight's sports schedule. The 5-3 Indianapolis Colts put a three-game winning streak on the line against the 1-7 Jaguars in an AFC South matchup in Jacksonville, and eighth-ranked Florida State is at Virginia Tech for a meeting of ACC teams.

LONDON (AP) -- Roger Federer beat David Ferrer (feh-REHR') 6-4, 7-6 to remain undefeated after two of three round-robin matches at the ATP finals in London. Today's victory over the Spaniard puts the Swiss star into the semifinals of the season-ending tournament he's won six times, including each of the past two years.


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