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RG3 ‘wild card’ vs. Cowboys

QBs Colt McCoy (16) and Robert Griffin III, center, could both be options for Jay Gruden on Monday.(Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais, AP) ASHBURN, Va. — Colt McCoy is preparing to start at quarterback for the Washington Redskins on Monday night … Continue reading

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UNC probe: Athletes steered to bogus classes

UNC coach Roy Williams with former player Rashad McCants.(Photo: H. Darr Beiser, USA TODAY Sports) CORRECTIONS AND CLARIFICATIONS: An early version of this story incorrectly quoted North Carolina chancellor Carol Folt. She characterized the incident as “an inexcusable betrayal of … Continue reading

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Why Pence is most interesting man in World Series

(USA TODAY Sports Images) KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Giants outfielder Hunter Pence homered in Game 1 of the 2014 World Series on Tuesday night, adding another postseason highlight to a career that already includes a World Series ring from the … Continue reading

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Request denied to remove judge in Peterson case

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson leaves the courthouse in Montgomery County, Texas, on Oct. 8. His trial on a felony child abuse charge, stemming from Peterson injuring his 4-year-old son as he disciplined him with a tree branch, is … Continue reading

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Follow World Series Game 2 live

Umpires: H: Eric Cooper 1B: Jim Reynolds 2B: Ted Barrett 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt Article source: Article Source

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Rice, NFL showdown coming

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has two grievances filed against his former team and the NFL regarding his suspension for a domestic violence incident earlier this year.(Photo: Andrew Weber, USA TODAY Sports) Prepare yourself, America. You won’t believe … Continue reading

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Watch: Pens fans sing ‘O Canada’ in Ottawa tribute

By: Nick Schwartz 6 hours ago Follow @Nick_Schwartz Article source: Article Source

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Nightengale: Butler ignites Royals offense in Game 2

Billy Butler drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning.(Photo: John Rieger, USA TODAY Sports) KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Billy Butler doesn’t know if he’ll be back in Kansas City next year, let alone next week, but he did … Continue reading

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Steelers score three TDs in 73 seconds

By: Chris Strauss October 20, 2014 10:48 pm ET Follow @chris_strauss Article source: Article Source

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One Royal’s road from ‘terrible’ to World Series

USA TODAY Sports’ Ted Berg breaks down the key players in the World Series between the Giants and Royals. Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain (6) during practice the day before the start of the 2014 World Series at … Continue reading

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