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Steinem: Domestic violence discussion a positive

LOS ANGELES (AP) Feminism pioneer Gloria Steinem says that if anything good has come from the NFL's domestic violence scandal, it's that we're actually talking about domestic violence. ''When the women's movement started, there was not even a term called domestic violence,'' the 80-year-old activist said in an interview. ''It was just called...
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McIlroy backing Clarke for next European captain

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) Rory McIlroy is backing Darren Clarke as the next Ryder Cup captain for Europe. McIlroy was among influential voices who threw support behind Paul McGinley when Europe was choosing a captain for Gleneagles. McGinley pushed all the right buttons as Europe sailed to victory over the Americans last week. Clarke and Miguel Angel Jimenez have been mentioned...
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Experienced Plasil, Sivok return to Czech squad

PRAGUE (AP) The Czech Republic has been strengthened by the recall of experienced players Jaroslav Plasil and Tomas Sivok for 2016 European Championship qualifiers at Turkey and Kazakhstan next week. Bordeaux midfielder Plasil, who has 89 caps, and Besiktas central midfielder Sivok, were recalled on Wednesday for the first time since coach Pavel Vrba took over on Jan 1. Also, Zwolle...
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London rivals Arsenal, Chelsea to battle for Real Madrid's Sami Khedira

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Stoke City are set to open contract talks with Peter Crouch as they attempt to avoid the prospect of losing him in January. Crouch's present deal expires in the summer. Real Madrid playmaker Isco...
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McIlroy ready to get back to work

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) Rory McIlroy was photographed wearing only a mini-kilt and a red wig in the European team room after the Ryder Cup. He doesn't remember the events that led to that viral picture, only the great play at Gleneagles that brought Europe another victory. Now it's time for McIlroy to get back to playing for himself. The world's No. 1 player is at...
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Soak it in, KC — Royals exorcise city's three decades' worth of demons

  Images. Such fabulous images on the most glorious night of baseball in Kansas City in 29 years, one of the most glorious nights in this franchise's and the sport's history. Salvador Perez, author of the game-winning hit in the 12th inning, raising both his fists to the crowd behind the home dugout, and the fans raising their fists in a return salute, a city and a team...
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Kagawa, Honda in Japan squad for friendlies

TOKYO (AP) Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa and AC Milan's Keisuke Honda are in Japan's 23-man squad for Asian Cup warm-up matches against Jamaica and Brazil. Japan coach Javier Aguirre also called up Mainz striker Shinji Okazaki and Cordoba forward Mike Havenaar, and three uncapped players - Gen Shojim, Tsukasa Shiotani, and Yu Kobayashi - as he looks for his first win...
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Kvitova, V. Williams rematch set at China Open

BEIJING (AP) Petra Kvitova and Venus Williams will meet in the third round of the China Open in a reprise of their dramatic, three-set encounter at Wimbledon. Kvitova was two points from defeat in that match, but came back to beat Williams 5-7, 7-6 (2), 7-5 and ride that momentum all the way to her second Wimbledon title. The third-seeded Czech player set up another clash with a...
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Kei Nishikori beats Ivan Dodig in first round of Japan Open

  Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Ivan Dodig of Croatia 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the second round of the Japan Open on Wednesday. Nishikori faced only one break point in 10 service games and progressed to a match against Donald Young of the United States in the second round. It was Nishikori's first singles match in Japan since he went to the final of the U.S. Open and...
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Nishikori beats Dodig to advance at Japan Open

TOKYO (AP) Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Ivan Dodig of Croatia 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the second round of the Japan Open on Wednesday. Nishikori faced only one break point in 10 service games and progressed to a match against Donald Young of the United States in the second round. It was Nishikori's first singles match in Japan since he went to the final of the U...
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Playoff managers hit, miss on contesting calls

For Buck Showalter, Don Mattingly and every other manager in these playoffs, it promises to be a most challenging postseason. This is the first October in which skippers can contest an umpire's call. Nearly everything is subject to replay review, except for balls and strikes, but managers only get one challenge per game if they're wrong. Based on how they did during the regular...
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Serena Williams, Jack Sock to represent U.S. at Hopman Cup

  Top-ranked Serena Williams will combine with Wimbledon doubles champion Jack Sock in the United States team which will compete in a star-studded Hopman Cup tournament in January. Williams won the Cup with James Blake in 2003 and Mardy Fish in 2008 and will again use the tournament as preparation for the first Grand Slam tournament of the season, the Australian Open. Defending...
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This just wasn't Bob Melvin's night

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Tuesday's Sports In Brief

SWIMMING BALTIMORE (AP) Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials said he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over. Phelps, 29, was charged with driving under the influence, excessive speed and crossing double lane lines in the Fort McHenry Tunnel on Interstate 95 in Baltimore, according to the Maryland...
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Slimmer OJ Mayo kicks off season with Bucks

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) O.J. Mayo has very few memories of last season. It's probably a good thing, considering he played in just 52 games - only 23 starts - for the Milwaukee Bucks and finished with career lows in just about every offensive category. He spent most of the second half of the Bucks' 15-67 season watching from the bench thanks to a conditioning issue. But that...
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Bielema expects Arkansas to bounce back

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Bret Bielema isn't sure if last year's Arkansas team could have bounced back emotionally from a disheartening overtime loss to Texas A&M. The second-year coach, however, has little doubt this year's resurgent version of the Razorbacks will recover and rebound - particularly with the benefit of a bye this week. Arkansas (3-2, 0-2 Southeastern...
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Phelps apologizes after another brush with the law

Michael Phelps can't seem to break a disturbing pattern. Record-breaking success in the pool. Trouble on dry land. The winningest athlete in Olympic history is facing DUI charges for the second time after being arrested early Tuesday in his hometown of Baltimore, where police said he was clocked going nearly 40 mph over the speed limit and was unable to perform a series of field...
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Purdue keeps searching for answers on offense

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) The Purdue Boilermakers are searching for answers and trying to find solutions for their struggling offense. What's so hard? Move the football. Make plays. Put together drives and score touchdowns. But coming up with the answers isn't as easy as it might seem. ''They are simple, but they're not simple,'' coach Darrell Hazell...
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Ishmael Adams making big plays for No. 8 UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) A day after No. 8 UCLA's pummeling of Arizona State, Ishmael Adams couldn't help himself. The Bruins cornerback decided to violate coach Jim Mora's rule about moving on from the previous game after 24 hours, and he took one more look at the 62-27 victory. ''I watched the interception again right before I went to sleep,'' Adams said. ...
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Texas Tech might start freshman QB at Kansas St

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury has been here before. The Red Raiders' second-year coach has worked with four freshmen starting quarterbacks in the past, mostly with success. Heading into a matchup at No. 23 Kansas State on Saturday, Kingsbury might have to start freshman Patrick Mahomes, the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors high school football player...
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No rest: Packers seek lift for running game

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Offensive lineman Josh Sitton could use a break. Unfortunately for him, the NFL schedule calls for Green Bay and its standout left guard to play the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night - just five days after the Packers' last game. This didn't make him happy on Tuesday. ''I hate it,'' Sitton said. Life in the trenches can be enough of...
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Royals return to playoffs in dramatic fashion

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) It had been 29 years since the Kansas City Royals had last been to the postseason - nearly three decades spent mostly in baseball's backwater, a small-market organization on a shoe-string budget trying in vain to compete with the big boys. On Tuesday night, they returned to the game's grand stage in dramatic fashion. Salvador Perez singled home the...
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Iditarod renews TV deal with Sportsman Channel

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Organizers of Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have renewed a deal with the Sportsman Channel, continuing a national television presence for the nearly 1,000-mile trek across rugged and sometimes unforgiving terrain. With the agreement announced Wednesday, the network maintains its status as the official network of the race from Anchorage to...
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Iowa to rotate quarterbacks Jake Rudock, C.J. Beathard

Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis says the Hawkeyes are switching to a two-quarterback system. Davis says junior Jake Rudock and sophomore C.J. Beathard have both earned the right to play. Davis says there won't be a set number of snaps for each quarterback, adding that playing time will be decided by ''feel.'' Rudock, a junior, started 17 straight games before...
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How did the Rangers finish in the MLB Power Rankings?

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