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Royals even World Series with 5-run sixth inning vs. Giants

  Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece. A night after the Giants opened with a 7-1 victory for their seventh straight Series win, Gregor Blanco led off the game...
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10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports. Images this week include a soccer game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea in the English Premier League and the Royals defeat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 in Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series. This gallery contains photos published Oct. 15-22. ...
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Hawks wrap preseason by beating Spurs

SAN ANTONIO -- Jeff Teague scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks closed their preseason schedule with a resounding 117-107 victory over the defending champion San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. Mike Scott added 19 points while Kyle Korver had 18 for Atlanta (4-3), which shot 52 percent from the field. Tony Parker had 17 points and seven assists, Cory Joseph added 14 points and...
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Cavaliers fall to Grizzlies 96-92 in preseason finale

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Marc Gasol had 16 points and nine rebounds, Kosta Koufos scored eight of his 13 points in the fourth quarter, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-92 on Wednesday night. Quincy Pondexter added 15 points for Memphis and Zach Randolph had 11 points. Mike Conley, Nick Calathes and Jon Leuer each had 10 points. The Cavaliers played without...
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No SEC surprise: Kentucky, Florida picked to finish 1-2

  Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings believes the Southeastern Conference can play with any of the so-called best basketball leagues in the country. Leading the way once again this season will be the SEC's Final Four teams of Kentucky and Florida. The star-filled Wildcats and defending champion Gators were picked by the media to finish 1-2 in the league in voting released Wednesday...
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Teague helps Hawks beat Spurs 117-107

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Jeff Teague scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks closed their preseason schedule with a resounding 117-107 victory over the defending champion San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. Mike Scott added 19 points while Kyle Korver had 18 for Atlanta (4-3), which shot 52 percent from the field. Tony Parker had 17 points and seven assists, Cory Joseph added 14 points...
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Sources: Titans to start rookie QB Mettenberger against Texans

Another rookie QB will be given the chance to show what he's made of in the NFL, as the Tennessee Titans plan to start QB Zach Mettenberger against the Texans on Sunday, sources tell FOX Sports NFL Insider Mike Garafolo.  If true, the move could be a sign of the end for QB Jake Locker in Tennessee, who has missed the last two games with a thumb injury. Coach Ken Whisenhunt had...
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Yost's seventh-inning blunder

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Wolves overwhelm Bucks, 110-91

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Shabazz Muhammad had 19 points and Nikola Pekovic tallied 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Wednesday. Chase Budinger also scored 15 for the Timberwolves, who started the game on a 12-1 run and never trailed. The Timberwolves (4-2) opened the third quarter on a 10-0 run to build a 16-point lead. Milwaukee...
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Gasol leads Grizzlies past Cavaliers 96-92

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Marc Gasol scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Kosta Koufos tallied eight of his 13 points in the fourth quarter, and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-92 Wednesday night. Quincy Pondexter added 15 points for Memphis and Zach Randolph had 11 points. Mike Conley, Nick Calathes and Jon Leuer each finished with 10 points for the Grizzlies...
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Goals by Umberger, Read help Flyers rally past Penguins

  R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes apart in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3 on Wednesday night. Umberger, a Pittsburgh native, beat Marc-Andre Fleury 6:50 into the third to break a tie and Read followed with a backhander to help the Flyers improve to 12-2-1 at Consol Energy Center since the arena opened in 2010. Sean...
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TUF Talk: Felice Herrig is finally done with Heather Clark for good

Felice Herrig picked up her second win over Heather Clark, but this one moved her forward in The Ultimate Fighter tournament where the winner will be crowned the first ever UFC women's strawweight champion. Herrig and Clark had one of the most intense rivalries going into the show and things only got more heated as the series picked up steam.  With Herrig now 2-0 against Clark...
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Timberwolves overwhelm Bucks, 110-91

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Shabazz Muhammad had 19 points and Nikola Pekovic tallied 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Wednesday. Chase Budinger also scored 15 for the Timberwolves, who started the game on a 12-1 run and never trailed. The Timberwolves (4-2) opened the third quarter on a 10-0 run to build a 16-point lead. Milwaukee...
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Flyers rally past Penguins, 5-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes apart in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3 on Wednesday night. Umberger, a Pittsburgh native, beat Marc-Andre Fleury 6:50 into the third to break a tie and Read followed with a backhander to help the Flyers improve to 12-2-1 at Consol Energy Center since the arena opened...
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Celtics' TD Garden to host six Boston-area teams in tripleheader

  Six Boston-area college basketball teams are coming back to the TD Garden for the Coaches vs. Cancer tripleheader. The three Nov. 16 games will feature Boston College against UMass, Harvard against Holy Cross and Northeastern vs. Boston University. It's the second year of the event at the Celtics' home. Coaches and players said at media day Wednesday it's an honor...
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Clippers coach: Griffin police case no distraction

LAS VEGAS (AP) Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers says he trusts player Blake Griffin, and a police investigation of a man's complaint that Griffin attacked him during an argument over a photo at a Las Vegas Strip nightclub shouldn't distract the team. The Clippers issued a statement from Rivers before the team's home exhibition game against the Phoenix Suns. He says...
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Timberwolves dominate Bucks in 110-91 win

MILWAUKEE (AP) Shabazz Muhammad had 19 points and Nikola Pekovic tallied 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Wednesday. Chase Budinger also scored 15 for the Timberwolves, who started the game on a 12-1 run and never trailed. The Timberwolves (4-2) opened the third quarter on a 10-0 run to build a 16-point lead. Milwaukee...
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Impact tie Red Bulls 1-1 in CONCACAF play

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) Jack McInerney scored to help the Montreal Impact tie the New York Red Bulls 1-1 on Wednesday night in CONCACAF Champions League play. Evan Bush made one save for the Impact, who had already earned the lone Group 3 berth in the next round. Montreal was 3-0-1 in group play. Connor Lade scored for New York (1-1-2).
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Chargers corner Brandon Flowers out because of concussion

  San Diego Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers has been ruled out of Thursday's game at Denver with a concussion. Flowers was hurt in a 23-20 home loss to Kansas City on Sunday on a collision with Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles. The Chargers' secondary isn't in great shape heading into the matchup against record-setting quarterback Peyton Manning. Backup cornerbacks...
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Bochy's hook was quick ... but not quick enough

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Islanders-Bruins Preview

Johnny Boychuk had a feeling the Boston Bruins were looking to move him toward the end of the preseason, but that didn't prevent him from feeling as if he'd experienced a "bad breakup" after being dealt to the New York Islanders. Though his former teammates were sad to see Boychuk go as well, they are more concerned with the defenseman's desire to help the Islanders...
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Anthony scores 30 as Knicks beat Wizards

NEW YORK (AP) Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points, including a tiebreaking three-point play with 13.9 seconds left, and the New York Knicks overcame a 10-point deficit late in the third quarter to beat the Washington Wizards 103-100 on Wednesday night. John Wall scored 29 points, hitting 10 of his 16 shots from the field, and Otto Porter Jr. added 22 points in the loss for the Wizards...
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Canucks-Blues Preview

Ryan Miller will be returning to St. Louis for the first time since joining the Vancouver Canucks, but backup Eddie Lack's numbers against the Blues are making their coach's decision a difficult one. Coach Willie Desjardins hasn't said who will start when the Western Conference foes meet Thursday night at the Scottrade Center, though he did hint that it would be difficult...
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Vasquez leads Raptors past Maccabi Haifa, 92-85

TORONTO (AP) Greivis Vasquez had 15 points, Lucas Nogueira scored six straight points in the final 2 minutes and the Toronto Raptors held off Israel's Maccabi Haifa 92-85 on Wednesday night for their sixth victory in seven preseason games. Kyle Lowry and Terrence Ross each had 11 points for the Raptors, whose sole exhibition defeat was a 113-106 loss at Sacramento on Oct. 7...
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Hurricanes-Flames Preview

Following some solid play during a six-game trip, the Calgary Flames stumbled with an overtime loss to open a long-awaited homestand. Now the Flames will try to bounce back Thursday night with their sixth consecutive home win against the injury-ravaged Carolina Hurricanes, who are looking to avoid a club-record six straight losses to open the season. Calgary (4-3-1) allowed just...
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