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 Colts' Wayne out vs. Steelers with elbow injury Associated Press - 24 October 2014 16:31-04:00 News Topics: Sports, Athlete injuries, Sports transactions, NFL football, Athlete health, Sports business, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Reggie Wayne, Chuck Pagano, Andrew Luck, T.Y. Hilton, Hakeem Nicks, Trent Richardson, Ahmad Bradshaw, Dan Herron, Darius Butler, Arthur Jones, Indianapolis Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts will be without wide receiver Reggie Wayne against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
  • "title" value is Colts' Wayne out vs. Steelers with elbow injury
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-24T12:31:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is Union questions NFL's domestic violence plan Associated Press - 24 October 2014 18:26-04:00 News Topics: Sports, Domestic violence, Sports team and league operation, Educational services, Sports governance, NFL football, Sex in society, Violence, Family issues, Social affairs, Social issues, Sports industry, Media and entertainment industry, Industries, Business, Sports business, Professional services, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: DeMaurice Smith Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is NEW YORK (AP) — The players' union has questioned why the NFL's domestic violence training and education program "treats all players as perpetrators."
  • "title" value is Union questions NFL's domestic violence plan
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-24T14:26:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is Big audiences for new CBS Thursday night NFL games Associated Press - 24 October 2014 16:59-04:00 News Topics: Sports, Sports TV, Television ratings, Sports media, NFL football, Television programs, Entertainment, Arts and entertainment, Television, Media, Professional football, Football Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is NEW YORK (AP) — CBS's new Thursday night NFL package drew big audiences despite a string of blowouts.
  • "title" value is Big audiences for new CBS Thursday night NFL games
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-24T12:59:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is Coaching hot seats heating up Associated Press - 25 October 2014 00:02-04:00 News Topics: Sports, Coaching, Men's sports, NFL football, Football, Professional football People, Places and Companies: Rex Ryan, John Fox, Andy Reid, Tom Coughlin, Mike Smith, Tony Sparano, Dennis Allen, Marvin Lewis, Dick LeBeau, Lovie Smith, Ken Whisenhunt, Jay Gruden, Mike Zimmer Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is The tabloids have the trap door set for Rex Ryan in New York. Talk radio can't chat enough about who the next coach of the Falcons will be.
  • "title" value is Coaching hot seats heating up
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-24T20:02:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is Attorney: NFL, Ravens not helping union Rice probe Associated Press - 24 October 2014 19:04-04:00 News Topics: General news, Sports, Sports transactions, Sports team and league operation, Sports governance, Criminal investigations, NFL football, Crime, Sports business, Sports industry, Media and entertainment industry, Industries, Business, Law and order, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Ray Rice, Roger Goodell, Barbara Jones, Adolpho Birch, Ozzie Newsome Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is The attorney leading the NFL players' union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case told The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating.
  • "title" value is Attorney: NFL, Ravens not helping union Rice probe
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-24T15:04:00-04:00