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  • World Series fan creates buzz with Marlins jersey

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate. Laurence Leavy's orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. He said a Royals official approached him offering to...

  • Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn't want to make a stink. The upbeat All-Star catcher for the Kansas City Royals wore Victoria's Secret perfume late in the 2013 season — teammate Alcides Escobar sprayed some on him, and Perez had a four-hit game. "We won. We...

  • Maddon excises opt-out, won't return to Rays

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joe Maddon won't be returning to the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays announced Friday that Maddon has exercised an opt-out in his contract, which was due to expire after next season. Owner Stuart Sternberg said in a statement: "We tried diligently and...

  • Henley's putting gets him early lead at Sea Island

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Russell Henley tied his personal best on the PGA Tour with a 7-under 63 on Friday to take the lead in the McGladrey Classic. Starting with a horrible drive that he turned into a birdie, Henley ran off six birdies over his last 10 holes and leads Brendon...

  • Redskins' RG3 speaks, says he won't rush return

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have allowed Robert Griffin III to break his silence about his injury. Griffin spoke for 1 minute, 17 seconds near his locker Friday, the first time he has addressed his playing status since he dislocated his left ankle in Week 2. Griffin...

  • Bills receiver Marquise Goodwin listed as doubtful

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills receiver Marquise Goodwin is in jeopardy of missing his second straight game because of a hamstring injury. The Bills (4-3), on Friday, listed Goodwin as doubtful to play against the New York Jets (1-6) on Sunday. The speedy second-year player...

  • New-Look NBA: A coach's perspective, Quin Snyder

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from varied perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the business side. An interview with first-year Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder is the...

  • Unfazed, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh doing it his way

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The way his big brother tells it, Jim Harbaugh never minded the regular moves every few years for his father's football coaching jobs because he needed a change in towns to find fresh surroundings and make new friends given how quickly he ran them off. Fast...

  • Banged-up Falcons face tough Lions test in London

    Updated: 29 min ago

    LONDON (AP) — They're on a four-game losing streak and banged-up on both sides of the line. Frankly, the Falcons as a team are looking questionable for Sunday's London showpiece game against the Detroit Lions. To score an upset and jump back into the thick of the NFC South race,...

  • Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal. Chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel has talked to Prof....

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