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Texans overwhelmed in 30-23 loss to Steelers

Confident and in command, the Houston Texans appeared poised for the biggest win of Bill O'Brien's brief tenure. Read more »

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Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head. Read more »

Published 5 hours ago

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San Francisco radio stations ban hit song 'Royals' during World Series

The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. Read more »

Published 11 hours ago

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Wanted: Cities interested in hosting 2024 Olympics

Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Read more »

Published 15 hours ago

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Top 25 roundup: Late penalty kills Irish bid to upset FSU

Notre Dame ran almost the same play for its first touchdown against No. 2 Florida State. Read more »

Published Oct. 18, 2014

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MLS Capsules: FC Dallas jumps over RSL in standings

Chris Pontius and Eddie Johnson scored and D.C. United beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 on Saturday night. Read more »

Published Oct. 18, 2014

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No. 4 Baylor falls at West Virginia 41-27

Bryce Petty got knocked around and struggled to find his targets, Baylor piled up the penalties and the Bears' undefeated season came to a grinding halt. Read more »

Published Oct. 18, 2014

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Developer to build replica major league stadiums for Little Leaguers

Developers plan to break ground this fall on a series of replica Major League Baseball stadiums for Little Leaguers in the southwest Missouri tourism mecca of Branson. Read more »

Published Oct. 18, 2014

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Giants beat Cardinals 6-4, move 1 win from Series

Buster Posey drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of some clunky defense by St. Louis first baseman Matt Adams, beating the Cardinals 6-4 on Wednesday night to move... Read more »

Published Oct. 15, 2014

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Wambach scores, US beats Trinidad and Tobago 1-0

Abby Wambach scored in the 54th minute to help the United States beat Trinidad and Tobago 1-0 on Wednesday night in their opening Women's World Cup qualifying game. Read more »

Published Oct. 15, 2014

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Royals hold off Orioles 2-1, finish ALCS sweep

With more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense that plated two runs in the first inning and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again, Greg Holland and the Kansas City Royals... Read more »

Published Oct. 15, 2014

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Rio's Olympic golf course grass under threat

The decision to put down grass on the contested 2016 Olympic golf course amid continued legal wrangling could prove to be a costly mistake, a Rio de Janeiro public prosecutor warned on Wednesday. Read more »

Published Oct. 15, 2014

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Steenkamp relative testifies at Pistorius hearing

Reeva Steenkamp's cousin sobbed while testifying Wednesday how she first heard on a car radio that Oscar Pistorius had killed his girlfriend. Read more »

Published Oct. 15, 2014

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Pierzynski replaced injured Molina for Cardinals

A.J. Pierzynski will start at catcher in place of the injured Yadier Molina for the St. Louis Cardinals in the third game of the NL Championship Series against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday. Read more »

Published Oct. 14, 2014

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Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Choate wild throw

A wild pitch, a wide throw and an 18-inning marathon. These playoff-tested Giants keep finding wacky ways to win in another special October. Read more »

Published Oct. 14, 2014

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49ers throttle Rams 31-17 for 3rd straight win

Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers answered St. Louis' fast start with a big finish. Read more »

Published Oct. 13, 2014

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ALCS Game 3 postponed because of rain

The last two times the Kansas City Royals played a postseason game at home, rain fell after the final out. This time, it started well before the first pitch. Read more »

Published Oct. 13, 2014

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Wong homers in 9th, Cards edge Giants to tie NLCS

ST. LOUIS — Kolten Wong ended Game 2 of the NL Championship Series with a big swing for the St. Louis Cardinals. Now, they can only hope the season isn't over for Yadier Molina.... Read more »

Published Oct. 12, 2014

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NFL Sunday rewind: Recaps and top photos from Week 5

DeMarco Murray scored on a 15-yard run with 3:16 left and the Dallas Cowboys stunned the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks 30-23 on Sunday. Read more »

Published Oct. 12, 2014

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Play It Forward: A peek at the week ahead in college football

Five things to watch this week in college football: 1: Notre Dame at Florida State is this year’s best top-10 matchup not involving schools from the SEC West. The No. 5 Irish seem to be replaying the 2012 season as they... Read more »

Published Oct. 12, 2014

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Thunder star Kevin Durant has foot fracture

Kevin Durant has a fractured foot and the NBA's MVP seems likely to be sidelined for at least the start of the season. Read more »

Published Oct. 12, 2014

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Bumgarner tames Cardinals, Giants take NLCS lead

Madison Bumgarner once again put the San Francisco Giants on the road to a playoff victory. Read more »

Published Oct. 11, 2014

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No. 2 Auburn falls to No. 3 Mississippi St 38-23

Auburn's Nick Marshall had some good moments on Saturday afternoon. Read more »

Published Oct. 11, 2014

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No. 9 TCU can't stop Baylor rally, falls 61-58

Poised to pull a second straight upset against a top-five team, No. 9 TCU ran out of big plays. Read more »

Published Oct. 11, 2014

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Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS

Following another successful road show, the Royals are heading back to Kansas City with momentum and history on their side in the AL Championship Series. Read more »

Published Oct. 11, 2014

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