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#SportsReport: Thanksgiving Day Football

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In the NFL, Detroit topped Minnesota 16-13, Dallas bested Washington 31-26 to extend their winning streak to 10 games, and it was Pittsburgh over Indianapolis 28-7.

On Sunday, the Giants will take on Cleveland at 1 p.m., Jacksonville is in Buffalo at 1 p.m., and New England goes head to head with the Jets at 4:25 p.m.


In the NHL it was Thanksgiving for Canada, Ottawa beat Boston 3-1 and Montreal won against Carolina 2-1.


The NBA took a holiday breather before breaking out a 15-game schedule on Friday. San Antonio has won seven in a row and will take on Boston and Memphis is on a six-game winning streak.


Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Dave "Boo" Ferriss has died at age 94. Ferriss helped the Bosox win the 1946 American League pennant, going 25-6 with a 3.25 ERA in his lone All-Star season. He injured his shoulder the following year and finished with a 65-30 record over six big league seasons with Boston. Close friend and former player Rick Cleveland said Ferriss had been in declining health for several weeks.

Track & Field:

U.S. elite runners Ben True and Emily Sisson outkicked some deep competition to win the Manchester Road Race in Connecticut. True, of Hanover, New Hampshire took the men's title in the 4.75-mile race. Both were timed in an unofficial 21 minutes, 31 seconds. Sisson of Providence, Rhode Island, ran away from the women's field for the win in an unofficial 24:08.

World Cup Skiing:

For skiers, this weekend marks the Audi FIS World Cup at Killington in Vermont. Tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. the Giant Slalom will see its first run. On Sunday, the Slalom racing will begin at 9:30 a.m.

High School Football:

Three capital region high schools will be competing in the state football championship this weekend. The Cambridge, Glens Falls, and Troy teams will face opposing teams from around the state.

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