Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:15 PM ET on Thursday, Oct. 12

Reuters

Oct. 12 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2:15 PM ET on Thursday:

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Top 25 previews

Previews of all college football games scheduled for this weekend involving teams ranked in the AP Top 25. (FBC-TEAM-TEAM-PREVIEW, moved, The Sports Xchange, 600 words per game)

CFB notebook

News and notes from around the nation. (FBC-NOTEBOOK, expect by 6 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 425 words)

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Eagles at Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Quarterback Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers host the Philadelphia Eagles at Bank of America Stadium. (FBN-EAGLES-PANTHERS-LEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 8:25 p.m. ET start, The Sports Xchange, 700 words)

Bengals TE Eifert (back) out for season

Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert will undergo season-ending surgery on his back Thursday. (FBN-BENGALS-NEWS-EIFERT, moved, The Sports Xchange, 450 words)

Slow-starting Cowboys vow not to panic

FRISCO, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys head into the bye week with as many losses as they had in all of the 2016 regular season. They are 2-3 and struggling one year after being the toast of the NFL with a league-best regular-season record of 13-3. (FBN-COWBOYS-NEWS-SLOWSTART, moved, The Sports Xchange, 430 words)

Seahawks hit bye amidst identity crisis

RENTON, Wash. -- Just past the quarter pole of the 2017 season, the true identity of this year's Seattle Seahawks remains unknown. (FBN-SEAHAWKS-NEWS-OFFENSE, moved, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

Week 6 Game Scout

Game snapshot, series history, keys to the game, matchups to watch, fast facts and predicting the winner of all Week 6 games. (FBN-TEAM-TEAM-ANALYSIS-GAMESCOUT, moved, The Sports Xchange, 500 words)

NFL notebook

News and notes from around the NFL. (NFL-NOTEBOOK, The Sports Xchange, expect by 8 p.m. ET, 500 words)

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

NLDS Game 5: Cubs at Nationals

WASHINGTON – The Nationals swiped Game 4 of the National League Division Series on Wednesday to set up a deciding Game 5 at Nationals Park against the Chicago Cubs. The winner advances to face the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series. (BBO-CUBS-NATIONALS-LEDE-WRITETHRU, EXPECT ASAP after 8:08 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, by David Driver, 700 words)

RUBIN: No discounting surging Yankees

When the New York Yankees dispatched the American League’s best team, pitcher and bullpen at Cleveland in the American League Division Series, the AL pennant was officially up for grabs. (BBO-YANKEES-COLUMN-ALCS, moved, The Sports Xchange, by Roger Rubin, 800 words)

MLB notebook

News and notes from around the league. (MLB-NOTEBOOK, expect by 8 p.m. ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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GOLF

CIMB Classic

Coverage of the second round of the CIMB Classic in Malaysia. (GLF-PGA-CIMB-RECAP, expect ASAP after play ends Friday, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

Eight birdie Smith upstages quality field at CIMB Classic

Australian Cameron Smith blitzed the TPC Kuala Lumpur with a flawless eight-under-par 64 to take a one-stroke lead over a top-quality field after the opening round of the $7 million CIMB Classic on Thursday. (GOLF-CIMB/, moved, 400 words)

Park shares lead at KEB Hana Bank Championship

Sung Hyun Park recorded birdies on her final two holes on Thursday to pull into a three-way tie for first place at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship at Incheon, South Korea. GLF-LPGA-KEBHANABANK, moved, The Sports Xchange, 500 words)

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

NBA notebook News and notes from around the league. (BKN-NOTEBOOK, expect by 8 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

THE SPORTS XCHANGE covers all NHL games. Thursday schedule:

St. Louis at Florida 7:30 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m.

Dallas at Nashville 8:00 p.m.

Minnesota at Chicago 8:30 p.m.

Detroit at Arizona 10:00 p.m.

Winnipeg at Vancouver 10:00 p.m.

Buffalo at San Jose 10:30 p.m.

NHL notebook

News and notes from around the league. (NHL-NOTEBOOK, expect by 7:45 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 375 words)

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