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AEG asks L.A. for more time to lure NFL team to proposed stadium

  A developer that proposed building an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles asked the mayor and other city officials Monday for more time to lure a professional football team. Anschutz Entertainment Group's two-year agreement for the right to replace the city's convention center with a 76,000-seat stadium and a new $287 million convention center wing hinges on landing an...
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Twins' Plouffe: I ran two red lights to say goodbye to Ron Gardenhire

The Minnesota Twins parted ways with long-time manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday, and it wasn't your typical dismissal. There was the team press release, which avoided the word "fired." There was Gardenhire showing up at the press conference announcing his own departure, reinforcing that it was a mutual decision and saying he still plans to root for the team. There was...
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Why stop now? Raiders should cut ties with McKenzie as well

Mark Davis fired Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen on Monday night after his team's 0-4 start. The team owner shouldn't stop there. Not that canning Reggie McKenzie at this point of a disastrous 2014 season would make an immediate difference. But there is nothing from his two-plus seasons as general manager that would indicate McKenzie deserves to remain part of the...
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Taylor Hall scores twice, Oilers beat Jets 3-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Taylor Hall scored two goals to lead the Edmonton Oilers over the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Monday night. Mark Fayne also scored for the Oilers, who improved to 3-2 in exhibition play. Mathieu Perreault had a goal for the Jets, who fell to 1-3. Edmonton scored on its first shot 3 minutes into the game. Vladimir Tkachev made a cross-ice pass to Fayne that he fired...
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Just like that $110 million he blew, Antoine Walker has left embarrassment behind

When Antoine Walker filed for bankruptcy shortly after earning $110 million during his NBA career, it originally shamed the former Boston Celtic to hear his story. But Walker's finances are straightened out, and although his wallet isn't as fat as it used to be, Walker explained to TMZ that he no longer feels embarrassed about blowing away all his money because he feels his...
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Chiefs' Husain Abdullah penalized for post-touchdown prayer

Did the referees cross the line? Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah came up with a big play during Monday night's win over the New England Patriots, as he intercepted a Tom Brady pass and took it to the house for a touchdown. However, once he reached the end zone, Abdullah dropped to his knees and did this: Abdullah is a practicing Muslim and it's common for people...
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Vitale, Smith lead Coyotes to 4-2 win over Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Joe Vitale had a goal and an assist, Mike Smith made 23 saves and the Arizona Coyotes defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 Monday night. Brandon McMillan, Shane Doan and David Moss also scored for the Coyotes, who improved to 4-0-2 in exhibition play. Oliver Ekman-Larsson added two assists. Derek Dorsett and Radim Vrbata scored for Vancouver, which...
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Wisconsin-Northwestern Preview

Another slow start could doom Wisconsin this time, but the defense looks more than capable of bailing its teammates out again. In search of a complete offensive performance in their Big Ten opener, the No. 17 Badgers look to push their winning streak to four Saturday against Northwestern with a rare victory in Evanston. Wisconsin has won three straight since opening the season with...
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Rotations in World Series, LCS to include 7th umpire, replay booth

  In a nod to new technology, Major League Baseball will tweak its postseason tradition and add a seventh umpire to rotate between the replay booth and field for the World Series and league championship series. The changes will take effect for best-of-seven matchups this October, a person familiar with the format told The Associated Press. The extra umpire will work home plate in...
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Gerry Davis, Joe West head umpire crews for Wild Card Games

  Umpires Gerry Davis and Joe West will be the crew chiefs for the Wild Card Games this week. Major League Baseball on Monday announced the assignments for the matchups. Davis has worked 122 postseason games, more than any other umpire. He'll handle the Oakland at Kansas City game Tuesday night, along with James Hoye, Dan Iassogna, Bill Miller, Todd Tichenor and Bill Welke....
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Mariners activate Jesus Montero from suspended list

  The Seattle Mariners have activated Jesus Montero off the suspended list and designated outfielder Corey Hart for assignment. The Mariners made the roster moves Monday. Montero had to be reinstated from the suspended list with Seattle's season now complete, but placed Seattle over the limit on the 40-man roster. Hart, who will be a free agent in the offseason, was designated...
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Glazer: Raiders fire head coach of 0-4 start

Glazer: Raiders fire head coach of 0-4 start
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AP NewsAlert

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) AP Source: Oakland Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen.
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Time for Utah's youth movement to step up

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) The Utah Jazz rebuilding project has reached the point where it's time for the young talent to sink or shine. The five probable starters are all 24 or younger so there won't be the luxury of deferring to veterans when games get tight. Still, the mood was hopeful around the Jazz as they held their media day Monday. Quin Snyder took over as head coach,...
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Yadi Molina's defense a difference-maker for Cardinals

ST. LOUIS -- Yadier Molina returned in late August from a torn ligament in his right thumb, and the All-Star catcher has been a difference-maker for the St. Louis Cardinals as they try to reach the NL championship series for the fourth straight year. "It was tough to sit down for two months and see the team go one without me, but at the same time, I had confidence that I could...
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Glazer: Raiders fire Dennis Allen after 0-4 start to the season

Dennis Allen is the first NFL head-coaching casualty of the 2014 season. The Oakland Raiders have fired their head coach after the team stumbled to an 0-4 start, FOX Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer reports. The team is currently riding a 10-game regular season losing streak. Allen became the 18th head coach in franchise history when he was hired by general manager Reggie McKenzie back...
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Charles sparks Chiefs to 41-14 rout of Patriots

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jamaal Charles proved he is back to full speed for the Kansas City Chiefs. Tom Brady is still stuck in neutral for the New England Patriots. Charles returned from an injury to score three touchdowns Monday night, Brady was picked off twice by the opportunistic Chiefs, and Kansas City routed New England 41-14 to hand Bill Belichick one of his worst losses as coach...
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Power Rankings: ASU falls after blowout loss

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Chiefs humble Patriots behind Jamaal Charles' three TDs

  Jamaal Charles returned from an injury to score three touchdowns, Tom Brady was picked off twice and the Kansas City Chiefs beat New England 41-14 on Monday night to hand Bill Belichick one of his worst losses as coach of the Patriots. Charles, who missed last week's win in Miami with a sprained ankle, ran for 92 yards and a score. He also caught two short TD passes from Alex...
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Panthers can't overcome Tyler Seguin, Stars in preseason loss

DALLAS (AP) -- Tyler Seguin scored three goals and the Dallas Stars rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Monday night. Seguin's first two goals both tied the game after Florida built leads of 3-0 and 4-3. His two third-period scores against Roberto Luongo were on power plays. Seguin also assisted on Valeri Nichushkin's score that started the Stars' three-goal surge...
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Seguin's hat trick rallies Stars past Panthers 5-4

DALLAS (AP) Tyler Seguin scored three goals and the Dallas Stars rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Monday night. Seguin's first two goals both tied the game after Florida built leads of 3-0 and 4-3. His two third-period scores against Roberto Luongo were on power plays. Seguin also assisted on Valeri Nichushkin's score that started the Stars' three-goal surge...
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MLB attendance drop slightly for second straight year

  Major League Baseball attendance dipped slightly for the second straight season. The 30 teams drew 73,739,622 for an average of 30,458 a game, the commissioner's office said Monday, a 0.2 percent drop from last year's average of 30,515. Teams averaged 30,895 in 2012, down from a peak of 32,785 before the Great Recession. Total attendance of 73.74 million was down from...
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Blue Jackets shut out Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- James Wisniewski had a goal and assist to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-0 preseason victory over the Nashville Predators on Monday night. Curtis McElhinney made 36 saves in recording the shutout for the Blue Jackets, who improved to 5-1. Artem Anisimov scored the game's first goal at 14:04 of the opening period. Wisniewski, who assisted on Anisimov...
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Former Brooklyn Dodgers player George Shuba dies at 89

  George ''Shotgun'' Shuba, a member of the 1955 World Series champion Brooklyn Dodgers who was best known for offering a congratulatory handshake to minor league teammate Jackie Robinson, died Monday. He was 89. The Los Angeles Dodgers said Shuba died at his home in Youngstown, Ohio. No cause of death was given. Shuba, who was white, congratulated his teammate on...
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Referee: Commission inspectors to blame for Romero-Kennedy mess

Almost everyone had a hand in a giant screwup at UFC 178 on Saturday night -- from the UFC cutman to referee John McCarthy. But the most direct people at fault were the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) inspectors in Yoel Romero's corner, according to MMA referee and judge Rob Hinds. "Realistically, that's their job first and foremost," Hinds told FOX Sports. Duties...
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