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Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead. [...]
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The specter of another NCAA probe has taken its toll on North Carolina coach Roy Williams. [...]
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Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico on Friday night, securing the United States a trip to next year's World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF Woman's Championship match on Sunday. [...]
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
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The Oak Harbor Wildcats, who were scheduled to play at home against Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday night for the Wesco 3A North division title, have announced they will accept second place following Friday's fatal school shootings at the Seattle-a [...]
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United States midfielder Carli Lloyd (10) celebrates her goal with teammates Megan Rapinoe (15) and Ali Krieger (11) in the first half against Mexico during a CONCACAF semifinal soccer match in Philadelphia, Pa., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)
Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico on Friday night, securing the United States a trip to next year's World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF Woman's Championship match on Sunday. The top three finishers in the championship for the North, [...]
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
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In this Aug. 7, 2014, photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice sits on the sideline in the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Baltimore. A person familiar with the case has told The Associated Press that an arbiter has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because details of the appeal have not been made public. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
The attorney leading the NFL players' union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case told The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating. Richard Craig Smith told the AP on Friday night that the NFL has not provided documents and witnesses requested by [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
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The BBC will provide extensive coverage of this season's FA Cup from the first round across TV, radio and online. [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
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Peter Schmeichel criticises former Manchester United team-mate Gary Neville for his comments about Liverpool keeper Simon Mignolet. [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
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Two tries from charge downs in Dragons defeat by Newcastle left lock Rynard Landman "more gutted" than 33-13 loss to Glasgow. [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
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Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green talks with his teammates prior to an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Cincinnati. Green didn't dress for the game with a toe injury. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Bengals receiver A.J. Green is expected to miss a pivotal AFC North game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday because of an injured right big toe. [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
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FILE - PGA of America President Ted Bishop speaks next to the Presidents Cup trophy at a news conference at City Hall in San Francisco, in this July 2, 2014 file photo. The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening Oct. 23, 2014 for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) -- Ted Bishop has been removed as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet directed at Ian Poulter. [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
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Britain's Mahama Cho fails to defend his heavyweight title at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix title in Manchester. [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
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10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

10ThingstoSeeSports - Crystal Palace's Fraizer Campbell, left, competes for the ball with Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois during their English Premier League soccer match at Selhurst Park, London, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.


Your Top Plays for Today

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) greets San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy after an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Denver. The Broncos won 35-21. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide


Royals hold off Giants to take Series lead

MLB: World Series-Kansas City Royals at San Francisco GiantsSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Kansas City Royals held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 and grab control of the World Series on Friday. Unbeaten through the post-season until they lost the first game of the World Series at home on Tuesday, the Royals have produced back-to-back victories to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. The Giants, chasing a third World Series title since 2010, fell behind 1-0 in the first inning and never recovered. ...


Henley grabs lead at McGladrey Classic

Russell Henley tees off on the 8th hole during the second round of The McGladrey Classic at Sea Island's Seaside Course on October 24, 2014 in Sea Island, GeorgiaAmerican Russell Henley vaulted into the lead at the PGA Tour's McGladrey Classic after carding a seven-under 63 on Friday at the Seaside Course. Henley moved one shot in front of the field as he finished two rounds at nine-under-par 131. I got one or two nice breaks and felt good with the putter so it was a nice round," Henley said. Brian Harman, who shared the first-round lead with Erik Compton, Will Mackenzie and Michael Thompson, posted a three-under 67 in round two.


Joe Maddon ends decade-long Rays tenure

Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays watches from the dugout during their game against the Baltimore Orioles, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, on September 5, 2014Joe Maddon, who led Tampa Bay Rays to a World Series berth in 2008, has stepped down after almost a decade at the helm, the Major League Baseball club said. The long-time manager's exit came after Maddon exercised an opt-out clause in his contract. The 60-year-old presided over the Rays during their most successful period in the franchise's 17-year history. It followed the departure of longtime executive Andrew Friedman, who was hired by the Los Angeles Dodgers last week.


PGA president sacked over Poulter 'lil girl' jibe

PGA of America President Ted Bishop, pictured during the PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, Bermuda, on October 15, 2014Palm Beach Gardens (United States) (AFP) - Ted Bishop has been sacked as president of the PGA of America, less than a day after he branded Ian Poulter a "lil girl" on Twitter.


Rollins, Konerko share Clemente award

Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies has long supported J-Roll's Aces, a charitable ticket program, and the J-Roll's Readers program, each of which is dedicated to directly working with and enhancing the lives of inner-city studentsPhillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins and White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko received the Clemente Award, the first time two players have shared US baseball's prestigious honor for community service. The two were presented with the award shortly before the start of game three of the World Series, Major League Baseball's best-of-seven championship final featuring the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. Rollins has long supported J-Roll's Aces, a charitable ticket program, and the J-Roll's Readers program, each of which is dedicated to directly working with and enhancing the lives of inner-city students. During his time in Philadelphia, he has also hosted major fundraisers to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Prevent Child Abuse, Pennsylvania, The Food Trust, SHARE Food Program and St. Christopher's Foundation for Children, raising more than $1 million.


National Basketball Association roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - The Philadelphia 76ers obtained guard Marquis Teague and a 2019 second-round draft pick in a trade with the Brooklyn Nets on Friday for guard Casper Ware. Reports indicated that the Nets were likely to waive Ware, who played in nine games for the 76ers last season and averaged 5.3 points and 1.1 assists. The 21-year-old Teague had 10 points, four assists and six turnovers in Brooklyn's final preseason game on Wednesday night in Boston. - - - Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo is out indefinitely after suffering a facial fracture in practice Thursday. ... Rollins, Konerko named Clemente Award winners

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Chicago White SoxSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Former Chicago White Sox player Paul Konerko and Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies were named co-winners of the Roberto Clemente Award on Friday for their community work. "Paul Konerko and Jimmy Rollins are two of baseball's great ambassadors and have long distinguished themselves as leaders both on the field and in their communities," said Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said. "Their commitment to making a difference in the lives of children is a wonderful reflection of the legacy Roberto Clemente has left on our game and in society. ...


PGA president fired for 'insensitive' remarks

PGA: US PGA Championship-Final Round(Reuters) - PGA of America president Ted Bishop was removed from office on Friday by his board of directors for "insensitive gender-based statements" posted on social media at the expense of English golfer Ian Poulter. Bishop on Thursday referred to Poulter as a little girl because of critical remarks written by the Englishman about Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains. ...


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