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Mississippi State rises to No.1 in AP Top 25

Mississippi State is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, replacing Florida State and making the…

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy (15) points toward the dugout during batting practice at Game 1 of the NL Division Series against the Washington Nationals, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington.

Giants win first game of NLCS over Cards 3-0, Royals over Orioles 6-4 in ALCS

Giants 1-0 over Cardinals in NLCS, Royals over Orioles 2-0 in ALCS

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No. 3 Mississippi State beats No. 2 Auburn; Top 25 scoreboard

Dak Prescott ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, leading No. 3 Mississippi State to a 38-23 victory over No. 2 Auburn on Saturday. Scores from around the AP Top 25.

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Donovan hits post in US finale, 1-1 vs Ecuador

Landon Donovan nearly scored in his 157th and final appearance with the U.S. national team, hitting a post in the 25th minute of the Americans' 1-1 tie against Ecuador in an exhibition Friday night.

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost speaks during a media availability before a baseball workout, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in Baltimore. The Kansas City Royals play the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Championship Series starting Friday.

Gordon-led Royals beat Orioles in ALCS

The Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Friday night in the opener of the AL Championship Series.

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.

Georgia hires attorney for suspended RB Gurley

Georgia has hired an attorney for Todd Gurley, who is suspended indefinitely while the school investigates an alleged violation of NCAA rules.

Florida State's Jameis Winston (5) warms up before the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship NCAA football game between Florida State and Duke in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

Florida State defends how it handled Winston case

Florida State University has released its own timeline of events in the sexual assault investigation of quarterback Jameis Winston.

FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2014, file photo, Florida freshman quarterback Treon Harris (3) warms up prior to an NCAA college football game against Kentucky in Gainesville, Fla. Harris has been suspended while he is being investigated for sexual assault. The school says Harris is accused of sexually assaulting a female student early Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, hours after Harris helped Florida rally to beat Tennessee 10-9 in Knoxville, in a residence hall on campus in Gainesville, Fla.

Harris’ attorney says complaint withdrawn

The University of Florida says that the sexual battery complaint against quarterback Treon Harris has been withdrawn.


This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of this week's best moments in sports.

Former New England Patriot football player Aaron Hernandez, listens to procedings in a court in Attleboro, Mass., Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Hernandez was indicted on first-degree murder and weapons charges in the death of a friend whose bullet-riddled body was found in an industrial park about a mile from the ex-player's home.

Hernandez defense loses bid to toss phone evidence

Ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has lost a bid to have his cellphone and other evidence thrown out of the murder case against him.


This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

The field is painted for the postseason before a baseball workout Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in Baltimore. The Kansas City Royals play the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Championship Series starting Friday.

Weather permitting Orioles, Royals open ALCS

The pitching matchup, with a forecast calling for showers" or "rain" all night, pits Kansas City's James Shields against right-hander Chris Tillman. Shields is 11-7 lifetime against Baltimore, including 2-0 this season.


Postseason baseball for stat geeks

There will be an alternate telecast of Game 1 of the NLCS that will focus on sabermetrics.


Katy Perry is (apparently) playing the Super Bowl

The pop star has reportedly landed the half-time gig at one of America's most-watched events.


Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making news today, Friday, Oct. 10


Expect tributes, awkwardness at Donovan farewell

The Landon Donovan era in U.S. soccer will come to an end on Friday as the national team’s top scorer plays his final game.


Prosecutors want Peterson arrested on alleged bond violation

Suspended Vikings star Adrian Peterson faces new legal trouble after prosecutors say he should be arrested on a drug-related bond violation.


Colts need Luck, late fumble to beat Texas

A late fumble by Houston quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick allowed Indianapolis to escape with a 33-28 road victory.

Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano yells to his team during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

Pagano, Colts hold on to beat Texans

Houston came storming back, but the Colts held on to beat the Texans 33-28 Thursday Night

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No. 13 Georgia RB Gurley suspended indefinitely

Gurley is considered one of the leading contenders for the Heisman Trophy. He leads Georgia with 773 yards rushing and eight touchdowns.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 31


A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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REVIEW: ‘Birdman’ could be the best film of 2014

In this image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Michael Keaton portrays Riggan in a scene from "Birdman."

You’ve heard the buzz for Michael Keaton's "Birdman." It’s loud and it's merited.

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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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PHOTOS: 31 adorable pets in Halloween costumes

Bailey Jarrett and her dog Teddy visit a Dallas-area PetSmart store on Oct. 25, 2014, for the company's annual in-store Halloween event. The event took place at all PetSmart locations throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.

This Halloween is going to the dogs... and cats, ferrets, and bunnies.

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Queen, Fleetwood Mac won’t be playing Glastonbury


The two veteran rock acts were strongly rumored to have been booked as the big names for the 2015 festival.