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Cubs say they have hired Joe Maddon as manager

CHICAGO (AP) Cubs say they have hired Joe Maddon as manager.
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Hamilton narrowly edges Rosberg in both Friday practices at COTA

Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest times in Friday's two practice sessions at the U.S. Grand Prix, but abandoned the second session with about 10 minutes to go to deal with engine problems. Hamilton's fastest lap at the Circuit of the Americas was 1 minute, 39.085 seconds in the afternoon. His Mercedes teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg was...
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Philbin remains absent because of family matter

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Coach Joe Philbin remained absent from the Miami Dolphins because of a family matter as the team prepares for Sunday's game against San Diego. Philbin missed practice for the second day in a row Friday. The Dolphins didn't comment regarding his status for the game. Reserve tight end Dion Sims was ruled out of the game because of a toe injury. Starting tight...
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Giants Hall of Famer McCovey attends victory parade

  Hall of Famer Willie McCovey took a break from his hospital-based rehab to attend the San Francisco Giants' World Series victory parade Friday from behind the scenes, thanking all the fans and well-wishers for the support and love through his recent health ordeal. ''I feel great,'' McCovey said with a smile. The 76-year-old McCovey said he continues to recover...
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Court suspends Zidane's three-month ban over coaching credentials

Real Madrid has won its appeal for Castilla coach Zinedine Zidane's three-month ban to be temporarily suspended. It emerged on Monday that the Spanish Football Federation's (RFEF) Competition Committee had suspended Zidane because the 42-year-old does not hold the necessary qualifications for the role. Real released a statement insisting it would aggressively fight the...
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Mathews limited in practice, won't play Sunday

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers running back Ryan Mathews returned to the practice field for the first time since spraining his right knee on Sept. 14 but will not play in Sunday's game at Miami. Mathews did limited work Friday. The Chargers have their bye next Sunday and Mathews hopes to play in a home game against Oakland on Nov. 16. Also listed as out are cornerback Jason Verrett...
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FC Dallas midfielder Mauro Diaz suspended for first leg against Seattle

FC Dallas will have to face Seattle without the services of influential midfielder Mauro Diaz. Diaz received a one-match suspension from the MLS Disciplinary Committe on Friday afternoon for leaving the bench area during a scuffle in the 84th minute of FCD's 2-1 victory over Vancouver in the Knockout Round match on Wednesday night. He will miss the first leg of the Western Conference...
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Giants face Colts with CB Rodgers-Cromartie iffy

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) When the New York Giants came up with a defensive plan for the Indianapolis Colts and Andrew Luck, there was a question mark in it. It was how much can cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie give the Giants against the NFL's top-ranked offense? A major offseason free agent acquisition, Rodgers-Cromartie has been bothered by back and hamstring injuries...
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Johnson: New Chase format 'seemed bizarre' but 'creating drama'

The newly redesigned Chase for the Sprint Cup format has already created its fair share of drama, while also eliminating a number of potential title contenders. Six-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson has already been eliminated. So too was his Hendrick Motorsports teammate and Daytona 500 champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joe Gibbs Racing's Kyle Busch had a great start to the...
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Sources: Angels likely to shake up infield to address pitching needs

Expect a different look in the Angels' infield next season. The team is likely to trade either second baseman Howie Kendrick or third baseman David Freese to address other needs, according to major-league sources. The Angels would like to add another starting pitcher for depth and protection as right-hander Garrett Richards works his way back from major knee surgery. They also...
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Giants players thrill crowd during parade through rainy San Francisco

  Under gray skies and a steady mist, tens of thousands of San Francisco Giants fans watched their favorite players take photos, wave and mug for the crowd from atop double-decker buses, as the team's victory parade wound through downtown on its way to City Hall. Young girls with cellphones held high shrieked as shortstop Brandon Crawford rolled by. "He's the best shortstop...
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Best remedy for ailing Blues is to keep winning

A successful eight-year tenure with the Colorado Avalanche helped Paul Stastny earn a hefty contract with the St. Louis Blues. While there's a possibility Stastny could come off injured reserve to face his former team for the first time, it's also uncertain whether two key teammates will be available as the Blues try for a fourth straight victory Saturday night against the...
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Financial troubles dogging F1 before American race

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Formula One's third year back at the U.S. Grand Prix in Texas should be a solid benchmark for expanding the series' footprint in a rich but largely untapped market for fans and money. Looking inward, F1 has some troubles. Two teams, Marussia and Caterham, won't race in Austin because of financial problems. That leaves Sunday's race with just 18...
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What if Alex Gordon had hustled?

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Washington Redskins QB Griffin 'real excited to get back out there'

ASHBURN, Va. -- After six-plus games on the sideline, Robert Griffin III is back as the quarterback of the Washington Redskins. ''I feel great,'' said Griffin, who dislocated his left ankle in the first quarter of the Week 2 victory over Jacksonville. ''I'm real excited to get back out there. I'm going to lean on my guys to help me get through this...
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Report: Audi confirms Domenicali signing

Audi has confirmed the signing of former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali. According to DPA news agency, a spokesman for the Volkswagen-owned marque admitted that the 49-year-old Italian will start work at Ingolstadt on Nov. 1. The spokesman also confirmed reports that Domenicali would work in the area of service and mobility, due to his extensive international experience. But...
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Raiders may be without starting CB Carlos Rogers

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders are expected to be without cornerback Carlos Rogers for Sunday's game against Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks. Rogers has started 55 consecutive games since 2010 but has been bothered by a sore knee this season. He has not practiced this week and is doubtful on the team's injury report. It's another blow to the NFL'...
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Jim Rome co-owns Breeders' Cup Classic favorite

Jim Rome is a softie as a horse owner. His success as a brash sports talk host gave him a chance to get into the expensive business. When it comes to his thoroughbreds, though, he gushes about falling in love with all of them and the ''gut-wrenching'' decision to sell his biggest star. He'll be just as enamored with Shared Belief no matter what happens in the...
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Ben Zobrist's $7.5M option exercised by Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Ben Zobrist's $7.5 million option for 2015 has been exercised by the Tampa Bay Rays. The two-time All-Star hit .272 this year with 10 homers and 52 RBIs. Next year he could become the first player to spend 10 seasons with the Rays. Zobrist, 33, is Tampa Bay's career leader in doubles (229) and walks (542). He started 74 games at second this season...
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Eagles S Allen questionable for Eagles vs. Texans

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia Eagles safety Nate Allen is listed as questionable on the team's injury report, making it a 50-50 chance he plays Sunday when the team travels to Houston. Allen injured his hamstring in last week's 24-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, a game in which he was beaten for a 75-yard touchdown pass from Carson Palmer to rookie speedster John Brown...
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Chiefs S Berry expects to make return against Jets

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chiefs safety Eric Berry is expected to play for the first time since spraining his ankle in a Week 2 loss to Denver when Kansas City plays the New York Jets on Sunday. Berry was limited in practice but listed as probable on the final injury report Friday, and Chiefs coach Andy Reid said he is planning on Berry playing against the Jets. Reid did not say whether...
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Talib even-keeled about his return to New England

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Another year, another homecoming for a Patriot-turned-Bronco star. Last season, it was Wes Welker returning to Foxborough, and that one didn't go very well. His punt return gaffe late in overtime led to Stephen Gostkowski's 31-yard field goal that completed New England's comeback from a 24-0 halftime deficit. Aqib Talib is hoping for a happier homecoming...
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Raiders S Ross fined $22,050 for hit

NEW YORK (AP) Oakland safety Brandian Ross has been fined $22,050 for his hit on Browns tight end Jordan Cameron that gave Cameron at least his third concussion in three seasons on Sunday. The NFL announced the fine Friday. Cameron was struck in the back of the head by Ross in the second quarter while making a diving 21-yard catch. He walked to the locker room under his own power...
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Cowboys' Romo questionable for Arizona game

IRVING, Texas (AP) Dallas quarterback Tony Romo is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Arizona after missing practice all week with a back injury. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and coach Jason Garrett said Friday that Romo would be a game-time decision. He took a direct hit to his surgically repaired back on a sack in Monday's 20-17 overtime loss to Washington....
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Sabres-Penguins Preview

Evgeni Malkin missed the entire preseason, but that hasn't stopped him from getting off to the best start of his career and being the top contributor on the Pittsburgh Penguins' league-best power-play unit. He'll look to help Pittsburgh earn a fourth straight victory as it hosts the struggling Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Malkin began practicing just two days before...
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