In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Arlington, Texas. Carr has closed off his world to just about anything that isn't football or family. The Dallas cornerback says it has a lot to do with losing his mom to breast cancer during training camp, and maybe it's a little bit about his team's surprisingly fast start. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)
Cowboys' Carr focused on game after mom's death
In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Arlington,...
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Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Vikings won 41-28. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Giants OT Will Beatty back from broken leg
Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Minneapolis. The...
Former Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, right, listens as Twins general manager Terry Ryan answers a question at a baseball news conference officially announcing the firing of Gardenhire, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Twins seek new direction with Gardenhire dismissal
Former Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, right, listens as Twins general manager Terry Ryan answers a question at a baseball news conference officially...
In this undated image released by MGM, actor Omar Sharif appears in a scene from the film,Doctor Zhivago.  Producers said Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, that the tale of five intertwined lovers during final days of Czarist Russia will come to the Broadway stage. Previews will March 27 with an opening on April 21. (AP Photo/MGM, File)
Musical of 'Doctor Zhivago' coming to Broadway
In this undated image released by MGM, actor Omar Sharif appears in a scene from the film,"Doctor Zhivago". Producers said Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, that the tale...
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Minnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon is tackled by Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant (21) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
Plenty of new faces in the Falcons lineup
Minnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon is tackled by Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant (21) during the first half of an NFL football game,...
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File - This Sept. 19, 2014, file photo taken in Anchorage, Alaska, shows credentials and a Social Security card for Maxine Carr, a stenographer who was assigned to cover the Nuremberg trials after World War II. A Dallas woman bid $9,000 on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, for documents from the Nuremberg trials that were found in an old trunk in Alaska that belonged to a postwar stenographer. (AP Photo/Rachel D'Oro, File)
Texan bids for Nuremberg stenographer's mementos
File - This Sept. 19, 2014, file photo taken in Anchorage, Alaska, shows credentials and a Social Security card for Maxine Carr, a stenographer who was assigned...
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President Barack Obama waves as he leaves the White House to board the Marine One helicopter en route to Chicago from Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, after a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the announcement of the resignation of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson amid a recent White House security breach. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Obama dines with fundraising contest winners
President Barack Obama waves as he leaves the White House to board the Marine One helicopter en route to Chicago from Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, after a...
In this Sept. 30, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Greg Holland celebrates after the Royals' 9-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics in 12 innings in the AL wild-card playoff baseball game in Kansas City, Mo. Baseball has had a history of one-game playoffs dating to Cleveland's 8-3 victory over Boston at Fenway Park to win the 1948 American League pennant. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Column: Great game, but baseball in need of a fix
In this Sept. 30, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Greg Holland celebrates after the Royals' 9-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics in 12 innings in the AL...
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