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Belt HR in 18th, Giants beat Nats, lead NLDS 2-0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brandon Belt, Yusmeiro Petit and the rest of the San Francisco Giants did what they do so well in October: They never give in, never give up, and win. Simple as that. No matter what it takes — or how long.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 October 2014

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Kemp's HR lifts Dodgers over Cards, NLDS tied at 1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp skipped down the first base line, watching his drive fly while calling out to the ball, trying to coax it to stay fair.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 October 2014

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Bengals visit Patriots in bid to stay unbeaten

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — One team is thriving with a stingy defense.

The other is struggling with an inept offense.

Both face a critical test when they meet Sunday night.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 October 2014

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Browns looking to end road skid at woeful Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Mike Pettine asked his Cleveland Browns who remembered their last road win. He had to wait a bit before quarterback Brian Hoyer came up with the answer.

Well, it has been more than a year.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 October 2014

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‘Electrifying’ scrimmage draws nearly 17,000 fans to see LeBron James’ return, new Cavaliers lineup

CLEVELAND — It was an event as much as it was an intrasquad scrimmage.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 October 2014

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Royals top Angels 4-1 in 11 innings, lead ALDS 2-0

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Eric Hosmer got his souvenir home run ball back while he stood on the field for a postgame interview, Angel Stadium's silence broken only by a small band of blue-clad fans chanting "Sweep! Sweep! Sweep!"

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 October 2014

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Maryland attracts sellout for No. 20 Ohio State

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland coach Randy Edsall is trying hard to sell his players on the notion that they'll be playing just another game on Saturday.

The ticket sales suggest otherwise.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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A Western tilt stands out for healthy, happy NHL

Hockey is a booming business right now. After an attention-grabbing Olympic trip and an exciting postseason for the scandal-free NHL, revenue and television ratings have risen to record levels across a largely healthy, happy league.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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