Campbell is ranked No. 19 nationally in College Soccer News’ preseason poll. … Former Campbell cross country runners Heather Lee, Baillie Locke, Alicia Valtin and Jeremy Helf were named to the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Decade team for 2000-2009. … ACC men’s coaches have endorsed a proposal that would include all Division I teams in the NCAA basketball tournament. … Houston visits defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City as the NFL season starts tonight at 8:20 p.m. (NBC). … Toronto forced a deciding seventh game in the East semifinals of the NBA playoffs with a 125-122 double-overtime win over Boston on Wednesday night. The Los Angeles Clippers took a 3-1 series lead over Denver by a 96-85 margin. … The Los Angeles Lakers face Houston at 7 p.m. (TNT) with the Rockets facing a 2-1 series deficit. … Alabama Birmingham visits Miami in college football tonight (ACC Network, 8 p.m.). … Atlanta set a National League record for runs in a 29-9 win over visiting Miami on Wednesday night.