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Oregon Ducks Oregon Duck one of nation's top mascots (Photo Gallery)
Ahead of the 2014 college football season, The Associated Press asked its panel of Top 25 voters, who are known for ranking the nation's top teams each week, to weigh in on which school had the best mascot. The Duck came in fifth.
Oregon Ducks Oregon blows by South Dakota, 62-13 in season opener (Photo Gallery)
Marcus Mariota accounted for four touchdowns in the first half of No. 3 Oregon's season-opening 62-13 win against South Dakota on Saturday night. He threw for 267 yards and three touchdowns, and then ran for one more before sitting out the final two quarters.

Beavers

Timbers

Sports Royals dependent on 3-headed bullpen monster Royals dependent on 3-headed bullpen monster
Buck Showalter knew he was in trouble when the seventh inning rolled around and his Orioles were trailing the Kansas City Royals in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series.
Sports Giants ace Bumgarner wins World Series MVP Giants ace Bumgarner wins World Series MVP
The 25-year-old Bumgarner capped off a most splendid October and earned MVP honors Wednesday night, pitching five scoreless innings of relief in Game 7 as the Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2.
Sports Troopers called as school football game turns ugly
A melee erupted on the sideline of a high school football game on Saturday, with the visiting team's coach accusing a home team assistant coach of choking a player, bringing the game to an early end. State police were called to ensure order as the teams and fans left the field.
Sports Any hope for NFL's bottom feeders? Any hope for NFL's bottom feeders?
For all the excitement over the rise of the Cowboys, improvement of the Browns and impressive performances by the Chargers, the NFL also is weighed down by some very weak teams.
Sports Ex-clinic owner pleads guilty in MLB drug case Ex-clinic owner pleads guilty in MLB drug case
The former owner of a South Florida anti-aging clinic pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of illegally providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes including high-profile Major League Baseball players, most notably New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez.
Sports Royals complete sweep, head to World Series Royals complete sweep, head to World Series
After nearly three decades spent trying to return to the playoffs, Kansas City is taking its perfect postseason ride all the way to the World Series.
Sports Los Angeles extends deal to snag NFL team Los Angeles extends deal to snag NFL team
The Los Angeles City Council meets Tuesday to consider extending for another six months an agreement that could bring the NFL back to the nation's second-largest city.

AP Headlines Test

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  • "content" value is Saints top Panthers 28-10 to take NFC South lead Associated Press - 31 October 2014 01:00-04:00 News Topics: Sports, Athlete injuries, NFL football, Athlete health, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Drew Brees, Mark Ingram, Jimmy Graham, Cam Newton, Ron Rivera, Junior Galette, Curtis Lofton, Melvin White, Sean Payton, Jerricho Cotchery, Brenton Bersin, Corey White, Kelvin Benjamin, DeAngelo Williams, Byron Bell, Amini Silatolu, Trai Turner, Charlotte, Newton Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Saints' offense is potent enough with Drew Brees.
  • "title" value is Saints top Panthers 28-10 to take NFC South lead
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-30T21:00:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is RG3 can't wait to get started again Associated Press - 31 October 2014 15:26-04:00 News Topics: Sports, Athlete injuries, NFL football, Athlete health, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Robert Griffin III, Jay Gruden, Kirk Cousins, Colt McCoy, Bashaud Breeland, DeAngelo Hall, Virginia Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — After six-plus games on the sideline, Robert Griffin III is back as the quarterback of the Washington Redskins.
  • "title" value is RG3 can't wait to get started again
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-31T11:26:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is Saints get their revenge, beat Panthers 28-10 Associated Press - 31 October 2014 04:02-04:00 News Topics: Sports, Athlete injuries, NFL football, Athlete health, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Mark Ingram, Sean Payton, Drew Brees, Pierre Thomas, Khiry Robinson, Greg Hardy, Cam Newton, Kelvin Benjamin, Ron Rivera, Byron Bell, Andrew Norwell, Charlotte Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While much of the talk was about whether New Orleans could win a big game — or any game, for that matter — on the road, the conversation in the Saints' locker room was about something completely different.
  • "title" value is Saints get their revenge, beat Panthers 28-10
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-31T00:02:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is Rookie receivers and DBs having early impact Associated Press - 1 November 2014 00:03-04:00 News Topics: Sports, Athlete injuries, NFL football, Football, Athlete health, Professional football People, Places and Companies: Brandin Cooks, Drew Brees, Justin Gilbert, Joe Haden, Donte Whitner, Kyle Fuller, Jason Verrett, Bradley Roby, Jimmie Ward, Deone Bucannon, HaHa Clinton-Dix, John Brown, Sammy Watkins, Kelvin Benjamin, Allen Robinson, Jordan Matthews, Darren Perry, Derek Carr, Teddy Bridgewater, Blake Bortles, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Cam Newton, Corey Linsley, Bryan Stork, Russell Bodine, Ja'Wuan James, Justin Britt, Joel Bitonio, Jason Garrett, Jadeveon Clowney, Odell Beckham Jr., Jake Matthews, Eric Ebron, Johnny Manziel, Tim Tebow, C.J. Mosley, Jerick McKinnon, Branden Oliver, Tress Way, Chandler Catanzaro, Cody Parkey, Jay Feely, Bruce Arians, Cleveland, Jacksonville, Arizona, Green Bay Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is Hey rook, get in there and show your stuff.
  • "title" value is Rookie receivers and DBs having early impact
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-11-01T07:18:13-04:00

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  • "content" value is Vikings' Robison has had a pain in the butt Associated Press - 31 October 2014 15:43-04:00 News Topics: Sports, Athlete injuries, NFL football, Athlete health, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Brian Robison, Minnesota Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Brian Robison has had quite the pain in the butt.
  • "title" value is Vikings' Robison has had a pain in the butt
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-31T11:43:00-04:00