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Winston, Florida State rally to beat Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- If trailing Auburn by 18 last season in the BCS Championship game didn't shake Florida State, a 21-0 first-half deficit to Louisville surely wasn't going to, either....

Women's hoops community rallies around Lauren Hill

Elena Delle Donne had chills when she first heard about Lauren Hill....

Shotgun formation has QB sneak fading away

With only a yard to go, give or take a foot, it looks as if a quarterback could take a snap from center, fall forward and get a first down almost every time....

Manning-Brady rivalry began in obscurity

DENVER (AP) -- The greatest quarterback rivalry in NFL history began quietly with plenty of empty seats on a cloudy, cool and windy afternoon at Foxboro Stadium on Sept. 30, 2001....

Royals look toward next season after dream run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The emotions were still raw, the sting of defeat still fresh from Game 7 of the World Series when Billy Butler stood in front of his locker and spoke in a voice full of conviction....

Chevy makes the best of exec's nervous speech

DETROIT (AP) -- Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors....

South Africans mourn sport deaths

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African officials on Thursday called for a strict new gun law as a tribute to a soccer star who was shot and killed earlier this week....

Bumgarner a throwback to pre-pitch count era

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner is a throwback to the days before pampering and pitch counts....

New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager....

Royals' season ends 90 feet short in World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The roars from the field had died away. Kauffman Stadium had fallen silent for the first time all night. In the Royals' clubhouse, Alex Gordon had finally peeled off his dirt-stained jersey....

Giants' win turns violent, revelers turn on police

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The celebration in San Francisco's streets following the Giants' World Series victory started off peaceful but quickly turned raucous and violent, as revelers vandalized police cars and businesses and pelted officers with bottles....

LeBron welcomed back on special night in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Carried onto the floor by an emotional ovation building for years, LeBron James is back where he began....

LeBron set for Cavs season opener with closure

CLEVELAND (AP) -- This will be a season opener unlike any other - one that also brings closure....

Howe's family says his condition is guarded

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Gordie Howe's family says the hockey Hall of Famer's condition remains "guarded" but his spirits are good after a significant stroke Sunday....

Selig's imprint seen in Game 7 of World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- For his final game as baseball commissioner, Bud Selig was able to see the low-budget Kansas City Royals compete with the high-spending San Francisco Giants for the title....

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