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By: Starkville Daily News  09-12-2011

Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes to Laurent Robinson and Dan Bailey made a 28-yard field goal as time expired, giving the Cowboys a dramatic 20-19 victory over the Dolphins.

Tyler Thornton hit two clutch three-pointers and No. 6 Duke edged Kansas 68-61 in a high-energy Maui final, giving the Blue Devils their fifth Maui championship in five appearances.

And for the main course, John Harbaugh and Jim Harbaugh take their sibling rivalry to the national stage as the Ravens take on the Niners in the first NFL head coaching matchup of brothers.

LONDON (AP) -- Whatever Rafael Nadal tried to throw at Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Thursday, it seemed the Frenchman was always one step ahead of him.

Tony Romo, who is 4-0 on Thanksgiving, has thrown two touchdown passes to Laurent Robinson and the Cowboys lead the resurgent Dolphins 17-16 early in the fourth quarter.

The Packers maintained their quest for perfection with a 27-15 win over the Lions. Green Bay's defense dominated and QB Aaron Rodgers was flawless while throwing for 2 TDs.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, one of Philadelphia's celebrated free agency acquisitions, injured his left knee during practice Thursday and was taken off the field on a cart.

HOUSTON (AP) Injured Texans quarterback Matt Schaub was back at practice on Thanksgiving, keeping a close eye on his replacement, Matt Leinart.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Milan Lucic answered the call, and the Boston Bruins picked up yet another win.

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) -- Venus Williams defeated her sister Serena Williams 6-4, 7-6 (5) in an exhibition match in Colombia, the first match for both siblings since the U.S. Open in September.

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Michigan lost a game, has some stretches where it struggled.

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