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  • Wolves give Ricky Rubio 4-year, $56M deal

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ricky Rubio has fought through a horrific knee injury to become one of the elite passers and steal artists in the NBA. Two full seasons removed from that terrible injury as a rookie, Rubio believes he's ready to join the upper echelon of point guards in the league....

  • Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — Right after Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay, the Chicago Cubs were mentioned as a possible landing spot for one of baseball's best managers. Flush with prospects and ready to make a splash in free agency, the Cubs already had a manager in Rick...

  • James leads Cavaliers past Bulls, 114-108 in OT

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night. James was at his best after struggling the previous night, scoring eight points in the extra period, and the Cavaliers picked up the...

  • Spacecraft for tourists breaks up on test flight

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere broke up during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week. Virgin Galactic's...

  • Canada restricts visas amid Ebola scare

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease away. Canada's Conservative government said Friday it is suspending visa applications for residents and nationals of...

  • Ex-band member guilty in drum major's hazing death

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as "Crossing Bus C" that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing. Dante Martin, 27, was the first to stand trial in the November...

  • Orange fever reigns over drizzly Giants' parade

    Updated: 0 min ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets for a confetti and rain-soaked parade honoring the World Series champions. In steady drizzle mixed with clouds of orange,...

  • Talib even-keeled about his return to New England

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 21 min ago

    ENGLEWOOD — Another year, another homecoming for a Patriot-turned-Bronco star. Last season, it was Wes Welker returning to Foxborough, and that one didn't go very well. His punt return gaffe late in overtime led to Stephen Gostkowski's 31-yard field goal that completed New England's...

  • Hawkins' $2.25M option exercised by Rockies

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 24 min ago

    DENVER — Closer LaTroy Hawkins' $2.25 million option for 2015 has been exercised by the Colorado Rockies. The 41-year-old right-hander, who will be entering his 21st major league season, was 4-3 with a 3.31 ERA and 23 saves in 26 chances for the Rockies this season. His saves total...

  • Man convicted of prostituting Arizona girl, 17

    The Associated Press
    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    DENVER — A Denver jury has convicted a man of prostituting a 17-year-old girl and keeping the money the teen made performing sex acts. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1E8Bzn1 ) 36-year-old Thomas White was found guilty Thursday of pimping of a child, pandering of a child,...

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