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Sports Steinbrenner apologizes for missing playoffs Steinbrenner apologizes for missing playoffs
Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner apologized Wednesday for his team's failure to make the playoffs for a second straight year and said New York is talking with general manager Brian Cashman about a new contract.
Sports NFL extends 'Sunday Ticket' deal with DirecTV NFL extends 'Sunday Ticket' deal with DirecTV
The NFL has extended its contract with satellite provider DirecTV to carry the "Sunday Ticket" package, which allows viewers to watch out-of-market games.
Sports Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge
Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.

Blazers

Ducks

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 Jordan Zimmermann throws 1st Nationals no-hitter Jordan Zimmermann throws 1st Nationals no-hitter
Jordan Zimmermann pitched the first no-hitter for the Washington Nationals, the gem preserved when Cascade High School native Steven Souza Jr. made a diving catch in left field for the final out in a 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins in a regular-season finale Sunday.
Sports Europe wins the Ryder Cup again Europe wins the Ryder Cup again
Europe added another layer of Ryder Cup dominance on Sunday behind Rory McIlroy big start, two big rallies and a rookie who hit the shot of his life to give this performance a finish it deserved.
Sports Monster truck crashes into crowd; 3 dead
A monster truck outfitted with tractor-sized wheels crashed into a crowd during a show in the Netherlands near the German border on Sunday, reportedly killing three people and injuring at least a dozen.
Sports Hearing for 49ers McDonald postponed yet again Hearing for 49ers McDonald postponed yet again
Prosecutors have again postponed a court hearing involving San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald in connection with his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence.
Sports Stewart unsure if he'll race sprint cars again Stewart unsure if he'll race sprint cars again
For Tony Stewart, there was no greater joy than escaping his everyday life and climbing behind the wheel of a sprint car. He loves the feel, the way they drive, the purity he finds at all the tiny dirt tracks across the country.
Sports CBS analyst Simms stays away from 'Redskins' CBS analyst Simms stays away from 'Redskins'
CBS lead analyst Phil Simms referred awkwardly to "the Washington team" early in the Redskins' nationally televised game against the New York Giants on Thursday night.

AP Headlines Test

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  • "content" value is Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach Associated Press - 30 September 2014 20:20-04:00 News Topics: Sports, Sports transactions, Sports team management changes, Coaching, NFL football, Sports business, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Tony Sparano, Dennis Allen, Al Davis, Hue Jackson, Justin Tuck, LaMarr Woodley, Maurice Jones-Drew, Carlos Rogers, Tarell Brown, James Jones, Antonio Smith, Matt Schaub, Khalil Mack, Derek Carr, Gabe Jackson, Jon Gruden, Oakland, California Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Reggie McKenzie believes he put together a roster capable of competing for a playoff spot. When that roster got off to an 0-4 start and wasn't even competitive in two games, the Oakland Raiders general manager decided he needed to fire coach Dennis Allen.
  • "title" value is Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach
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  • "published" value is 2014-09-30T16:20:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is Jaguars: Suspended Blackmon 'doing very well' Associated Press - 1 October 2014 19:26-04:00 News Topics: Sports, NFL football, Addiction and substance abuse, NFL Draft, Professional football, Football, Human welfare, Social issues, Social affairs, Events People, Places and Companies: Justin Blackmon, Gus Bradley, Marqise Lee, Allen Robinson, Allen Hurns, Jacksonville, Oklahoma Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has voluntarily checked into a treatment facility and seems to be doing well.
  • "title" value is Jaguars: Suspended Blackmon 'doing very well'
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  • "published" value is 2014-10-02T04:11:42-04:00

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  • "content" value is Quarterback dilemma for Vikings vs Packers Associated Press - 1 October 2014 12:46-04:00 News Topics: Sports, Athlete injuries, NFL football, Professional football, Athlete health, Football People, Places and Companies: Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater, Christian Ponder, Aaron Rodgers, Mike Zimmer, Captain Munnerlyn, Jordy Nelson, Alex Smith, E.J. Manuel, New York Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is You might say the Minnesota Vikings are pondering a quarterbacking dilemma.
  • "title" value is Quarterback dilemma for Vikings vs Packers
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  • "published" value is 2014-10-02T04:11:42-04:00

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  • "content" value is Cowboys' Spillman subject of reported sex assault Associated Press - 2 October 2014 01:36-04:00 News Topics: General news, Sports, Sports transactions, Assault and battery, Sexual assault, Domestic assault, NFL football, Celebrity legal affairs, Crime, Sports business, Violent crime, Professional football, Football, Celebrity, Entertainment, Arts and entertainment People, Places and Companies: C.J. Spillman, Roger Goodell, Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Jonathan Dwyer, Greg Hardy, Ray McDonald, Texas Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn't been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month.
  • "title" value is Cowboys' Spillman subject of reported sex assault
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  • "published" value is 2014-10-02T04:11:42-04:00

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  • "content" value is NFL extends 'Sunday Ticket' deal with DirecTV Associated Press - 1 October 2014 19:44-04:00 News Topics: Business, Sports, Sports TV, NFL football, Television programs, Entertainment, Arts and entertainment, Sports media, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Roger Goodell 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 NFL has extended its contract with satellite provider DirecTV to carry the "Sunday Ticket" package, which allows viewers to watch out-of-market games.
  • "title" value is NFL extends 'Sunday Ticket' deal with DirecTV
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-02T04:11:42-04:00