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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James poses at the NBA basketball team's media day Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Independence, Ohio.

James leads Cavaliers past Bulls, 114-108 in OT

James was at his best after struggling the previous night

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon looks on during a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Minneapolis.

Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria

Joe Maddon has been hired as manager of the Cubs after the team fired Rick Renteria.

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Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason poll

Kentucky is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 for the second straight season.

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announces that athletic director Dave Brandon resigned during a news conference in Ann Arbor, Mich., Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Former Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett will serve as Michigan's interim athletic director.

Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigns

Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigned Friday, setting the stage for new leadership at the top of one of the nation's most prominent athletic departments.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest hits and best scores this week in sports.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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MLB: Who’s staying, who’s going

Major League Baseball teams are making roster moves.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Friday, Oct. 31.

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Clippers launch new era under Balmer with scrappy win

Los Angeles found a way to launch their season under new owner Steve Ballmer.

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Saints take divisional lead with win over Panthers

New Orleans wrestled the top spot in the NFC South from their opponents.

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Bad bets take toll on ‘Super’ city

Over the last decade Glendale, Arizona has reinvented itself from farm town to sports Mecca.

New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees warms up before an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Philadelphia.

TNF: Saints take over first after first road win

The 4-4 Saints piled up 375 yards to snap a seven-game losing streak on the road that dated back to last November.

Georgia running back Todd Gurley (3) celebrates with linebacker Amarlo Herrera (52) after an NCAA college football game against Tennessee Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Athens, Ga. Georgia won 35-32.

NCAA denies Georgia’s appeal of Gurley suspension

The NCAA has upheld its four-game suspension of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley.

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) brings the ball up against Maccabi Tel Aviv in the second quarter of a preseason exhibition basketball game Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Cleveland.

Knicks spoil James’ homecoming

The New York Knicks ruined the megastar's emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (5) signs autographs after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State beat Syracuse 59-3.

Winston, Florida State rally to beat Louisville

Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night.

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Nike hype video welcomes LeBron back to Cleveland

The video huddles the whole city as "The King" returns home.

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The best #ChevyGuy tweets from the World Series

World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was awarded a new truck with "technology and stuff" by a very nervous Chevy employee and Twitter took notice.

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NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players’ painkillers suit

The lawsuit, filed by former players, alleges teams gave them powerful painkillers to keep them on the playing field.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the biggest headlines in sports today, Thursday, Oct. 30.

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London eyes NFL team

An NFL franchise in London could generate more than $250 million a year for Britain, according to a new study.

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Coming soon: The Mustache Hall of Fame

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Inspiration for ‘Harry Potter’ nemesis revealed

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J.K. Rowling says the much-hated character Dolores Umbridge is based on a teacher to whom she took an instant dislike.

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Pee-wee Herman headed back to big screen

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Actor Paul Reubens is set to reprise his role as suited man-boy Pee-wee Herman in a new movie.