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Giants Send Pirates Packing In Elimination Playoff Game

The San Francisco Giants decisively beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in the National League wild-card game Wednesday night in Pittsburgh. The Giants will take on the Washington Nationals on Friday.
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Royals' Win A Tough Act To Beat As Baseball Playoffs Near

After a dramatic win in extra innings, the Kansas City Royals will advance in the playoffs for the first time in nearly three decades.
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University Of Michigan Coach Under Fire For Playing Injured Quarterback

Coach Brady Hoke kept an injured quarterback in last weekend's game, touching off student protests and booster backlash. Rachel Martin talks to Alejandro Zuniga, an editor at the The Michigan Daily.
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Goodbye To All That: Farewells In Sports

In honor of Derek Jeter's last game, commentator Frank Deford recalls other sports' so-long-see-you-laters.
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Baseball's AL Wild-Card Game Was Indeed Wild

The Royals move on to the American League Division Series after beating the Athletics 9-8 on Tuesday night. It was the Royals first appearance in a postseason game in 29 years.
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In NFL Game, A Slide And A Prayer Spur Debate And Clarification

The NFL sides with fans who criticized an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty called on a Muslim player who prostrated himself in the end zone Monday night.
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Who Will Win The 2014 World Series?

If the oddsmakers are right, two Los Angeles teams will be the only ones left standing when the World Series begins in late October. But back east, some fans are pulling for a Beltway Series.
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Will The NFL's Domestic Violence Scandal Hurt Its Bottom Line?

The NFL has become a $10 billion financial juggernaut by attracting new fans and devising new ways to make money. Now, the NFL confronts what may be its most serious image problem ever.
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Nationals Get Their First No-Hitter; Derek Jeter Plays Final Game

Jordan Zimmermann thought his no-hitter was gone on the 104th pitch, but a little-used rookie saved the day. And Yankees captain Derek Jeter ends his career in Boston with an RBI-single.
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Kenya's Kimetto Sets New Marathon World Record In Berlin

For the first time, the world record in the marathon is now under 2 hours and 3 minutes, after Dennis Kimetto of Kenya tore through the course at Sunday's Berlin Marathon.

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