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  • Padres fire Plantier as hitting coach

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Phil Plantier is the latest hitting coach to be fired by the San Diego Padres. Plantier was dismissed Wednesday after three years on the job. The Padres hit .226 last year, worst in the big leagues. They were hitting .210 on June 30. Plantier had been the sixth...

  • Redskins' Gruden: RG3 is 'wild card' for Monday

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Many ifs and maybes and buts surround Robert Griffin III's status for the Washington Redskins' game Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys. There is so much uncertainty, he has been declared a "wild card" by coach Jay Gruden even though Colt McCoy is the announced...

  • Attorney says Kings' Voynov didn't hit girlfriend

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Slava Voynov's attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and he blames Voynov's arrest on a misunderstanding partly caused by the couple's limited English. Craig Renetzky is hopeful the NHL will end Voynov's indefinite suspension after...

  • Rookie McKinnon making progress with Vikings

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Jerick McKinnon has had more than just the NFL and Minnesota's offense to learn this year. The rookie was never really a true running back before, either. McKinnon spent much of his time at Georgia Southern as an option-style quarterback, carrying the ball...

  • Broncos have bad memory of Chargers

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    The Denver Broncos fear no one in the AFC, nor should they given their recent record. There is one opponent that gets Peyton Manning and company a bit unsettled, though, and that's who they take on Thursday night when the San Diego Chargers come visiting. San Diego has won four of...

  • Leafs-Senators game postponed after shootings

    Updated: 2 min ago

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The NHL postponed Wednesday night's game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Senators because of the shootings in Ottawa. A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside...

  • Chiefs' Charles passes battery of concussion tests

    Updated: 18 min ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jamaal Charles has passed a battery of tests and does not show symptoms of a concussion, the Chiefs said Wednesday — one day after the star running back told a radio show he saw "light bulbs" after a hit in Kansas City's win over San Diego. Charles took a...

  • Colts' Walden fined $27,562 following ejection

    Updated: 34 min ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts linebacker Erik Walden has been fined $27,562 after being ejected for making contact with an official during Sunday's victory over Cincinnati. Walden says he didn't mean to bump umpire Bruce Stritesky late in the first half. Instead, Walden says he was trying...

  • Stanford picked to win Pac-12 women's crown; Colorado 10th

    The Associated Press
    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO — Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer's Stanford team has been picked to win a 15th consecutive Pac-12 regular-season women's basketball championship. A poll of the league coaches gave the Cardinal 116 points and seven first-place votes, the Pac-12 announced during its...

  • Florida to start QB Treon Harris against Georgia

    Updated: 48 min ago

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — With his job on the line, Florida coach Will Muschamp has turned to freshman quarterback Treon Harris. Muschamp said Wednesday that Harris will start next week against Georgia in Jacksonville, adding that it will be Harris' game from start to finish. The move...