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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Rookie getting his Halloween look on

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger shaved off the beard he's been growing since July on Thursday, grabbing the spare clippers he keeps in his locker after practice. Tennessee had just announced he will make his first career start Sunday against Houston, and reporters were...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cavs, Bulls the expected frontrunners in East

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    LeBron James is again surrounded by an All-Star caliber guard, a big man who can score and 3-point sharpshooters. Sounds familiar. What's old is new again for James, who left home for four years, learned plenty and returns eager to ply those lessons. Except this wasn't college; this...

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

    Updated: 7 min ago

    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: 41 min ago

    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...

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