Sports

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.

Blazers

Ducks

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 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.
Sports USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months
USA Swimming on Monday suspended Michael Phelps for six months, forced him to withdraw from next year's world championships and took away his funding from the sport's national governing body as a result of the Olympic champion's second DUI arrest.
Sports Phelps says swimming on hold after DUI arrest Phelps says swimming on hold after DUI arrest
Putting his swimming career on hold after his second DUI arrest, Olympic champion Michael Phelps began a six-week program Sunday that he said "will provide the help I need to better understand myself."

AP Headlines Test

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  • "content" value is Tony Gonzalez enjoys talking football, too Associated Press - 23 October 2014 04:40-04:00 News Topics: Arts and entertainment, Sports, Television programs, Entertainment, NFL football, Football, Professional football People, Places and Companies: Tony Gonzalez, Julius Thomas, Antonio Gates, Michael Strahan, Denver, San Diego Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is DENVER (AP) — Tony Gonzalez is having as much fun talking football as he did playing it.
  • "title" value is Tony Gonzalez enjoys talking football, too
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-23T00:40:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is Titans' Lewan expected to avoid assault case trial Associated Press - 23 October 2014 15:03-04:00 News Topics: General news, Sports, Assault and battery, Trials, Celebrity legal affairs, NFL football, Crime, Violent crime, Legal proceedings, Law and order, Celebrity, Entertainment, Arts and entertainment, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Taylor Lewan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan says he expects to reach a deal with prosecutors that would allow his client to avoid trial in a Michigan assault case.
  • "title" value is Titans' Lewan expected to avoid assault case trial
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-23T11:03:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is Johnson still a doubt for Lions game in London Associated Press - 23 October 2014 09:14-04:00 News Topics: Sports, NFL football, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Calvin Johnson, Jim Caldwell, Matthew Stafford, London, England Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is BAGSHOT, England (AP) — Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is still a doubt for Detroit's game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in London.
  • "title" value is Johnson still a doubt for Lions game in London
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-23T05:14:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21 Associated Press - 24 October 2014 01:09-04:00 News Topics: Sports, Athlete injuries, NFL football, Athlete health, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Emmanuel Sanders, Peyton Manning, Demaryius Thomas, Chris Harris Jr., Philip Rivers, Juwan Thompson, Ronnie Hillman, John Elway, John Fox, Wes Welker, Antonio Gates, Brandon McManus, Rahim Moore, Malcolm Floyd, Brandon Flowers, Steve Williams, Eric Weddle, Lamin Barrow, Denver Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is DENVER (AP) — With this much speed and acceleration, it's no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up.
  • "title" value is Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-23T21:09:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is All-Pro linebacker John 'Bull' Bramlett dies at 73 Associated Press - 23 October 2014 19:21-04:00 News Topics: General news, Sports, Obituaries, MLB baseball, NFL football, Baseball, Football, Professional baseball, College baseball, Professional football, Men's sports, College sports People, Places and Companies: Joe Namath, Memphis, Tennessee Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — John "Bull" Bramlett, a former professional football and baseball player who was nicknamed the "Meanest Man in Football," has died. He was 73.
  • "title" value is All-Pro linebacker John 'Bull' Bramlett dies at 73
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-23T15:21:00-04:00