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Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:35 PM ET on Wednesday, Dec. 11

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Dec 11 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2:35 PM ET on Wednesday:

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The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Game Scout: Chargers at Broncos

Denver's secondary is susceptible and the San Diego Chargers could avenge a 28-20 loss to the Broncos by playing keep-away from QB Peyton Manning. (FBN-CHARGERS-BRONCOS-NOTEBOOK/ moved, The Sports Xchange, by Derek Harper, 400 words)

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RGIII to be inactive No. 3 vs. Falcons

Kirk Cousins will start Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons and Robert Griffin III will be a game-day inactive with Rex Grossman serving as the Washington Redskins backup quarterback. (FBN-REDSKINS-NEWS/ moved, The Sports Xchange, 375 words, will be led)

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Vikings RB Peterson vows to practice, play this week

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Running back Adrian Peterson said he will practice Friday to test his sprained foot with the expectation that he can play Sunday. (FBN-VIKINGS-NEWS/ expect by 0030 GMT/7:30 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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Lions RB Bush ready to roll vs. Ravens

ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Running back Reggie Bush said Wednesday his calf is better and after missing last week's game, he expects to play Monday for the Lions against the Baltimore Ravens. (FBN-LIONS-NEWS/, expect by 2330 GMT/6:30 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 250 words)

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Army, Navy: Ellerson's last stand?

Breaking down the final BCS Championship game between No. 1 Florida State and second-ranked Auburn. (FBC-ARMY-NAVY-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, by Kevin Dunleavy, 418 words)

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Report: Mack Brown to resign by Friday

Texas coach Mack Brown agreed to resign as Texas head coach before Friday's football banquet, according to multiple reports. (FBC-TEXAS-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 400 words, updated as needed)

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

The Sports Xchange covers all NBA games. Key matchups outlined below.

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Clippers at Celtics

BOSTON - Doc Rivers makes his return to the TD Garden as coach of the Los Angeles Clippers to face the Boston Celtics. (BKN-CELTICS-CLIPPERS-FIRSTLEDE/WRITETHRU/, expect first lede ASAP after 0030 GMT/7:30 PM ET game, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru).

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Bulls at Knicks

NEW YORK - The Knicks have lost 11 times in 13 games, including a 109-94 defeat at the hands of the Cavaliers. The previous meeting with Chicago was a one-point loss at United Center, but the Bulls are at Madison Square Garden minus Derrick Rose, who made the game-winner in that Oct. 31 meeting. (BKN-KNICKS-BULLS-FIRSTLEDE/WRITETHRU/, expect ASAP after 0030 GMT/7:30 PM ET game, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru).

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Instant replay rules changes

ORLANDO - Managers and executives respond to the changes in instant replay rules adopted by Major League Baseball. (BBO-NEWS/, expect by 0015 GMT/7:15 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, by John Perrotto, 500 words - arrival time is estimated, subject to change)

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Manager Roenicke defends embattled OF Braun

ORLANDO - Ron Roenicke, manager of the Milwaukee Brewers, said star outfielder Ryan Braun is a 'good kid' who deserves another chance after his 2013 PED suspension. (BBO-BREWERS-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 380 words)

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Pirates, SP Morton agree to three-year deal

The Pittsburgh Pirates re-signed starting pitcher Charlie Morton to a three-year, $21 million contract. (BBO-PIRATES-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 200 words)

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Lefty Mulder attempting comeback

Former left-handed starter Mark Mulder is planning to pitch for the first time in since the 36-year-old retired in 2009. (BBO-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 200 words)

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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

The Sports Xchange covers all NHL games. Key matchups outlined below.

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Flyers at Blackhawks

CHICAGO - Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks host former goaltender Ray Emery in the final game of a six-game Philadelphia road trip. (HKN-BLACKHAWKS-FLYERS-FIRSTLEDE/WRITETHRU/, expect ASAP after 0100 GMT/8 PM ET game, The Sports Xchange, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru)

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Kings at Maple Leafs

TORONTO - The Kings are 11-4-1 in the past 16 games and travel to take on sliding Toronto. The Maple Leafs will start goaltender Jonathan Bernier, who was traded to Toronto from Los Angeles in June. (HKN-MAPLELEAFS-KINGS-FIRSTLEDE/WRITETHRU/, expect ASAP after 0030 GMT/7:30 PM ET game, The Sports Xchange, by Larry Millson, 400-word first lede, 700-word writethru)

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AUTO RACING

No. 3 returns

Richard Childress has the blessing of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the Earnhardt family, the No. 3 car is back in NASCAR with Austin Dillon behind the wheel. (CAR-SPRINT/, expect by 2000 GMT/3 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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NORTH AMERICAN SPORTS

Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (Expect by 0100 GMT/8 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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