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 Backup QB has possibly NFL's toughest, easiest job Associated Press - 22 October 2014 03:18-04:00 News Topics: Sports, NFL football, Football, Professional football People, Places and Companies: Charlie Whitehurst, Gary Kubiak, John Elway, Jason Garrett, Troy Aikman, Luke McCown, Drew Brees, Matt Hasselbeck, Andrew Luck, Jake Locker, Ken Whisenhunt, Gus Bradley, Tennessee Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The adrenaline spikes the instant Charlie Whitehurst sees the starting quarterback hurt and walking to the sideline.
  • "title" value is Backup QB has possibly NFL's toughest, easiest job
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-21T23:18:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is Redskins' Gruden: RG3 is 'wild card' for Monday Associated Press - 22 October 2014 16:05-04:00 News Topics: Sports, Athlete injuries, NFL football, Athlete health, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Robert Griffin III, Jay Gruden, Colt McCoy, Kirk Cousins, Jordan Reed, Logan Paulsen, 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) — Many ifs and maybes and buts surround Robert Griffin III's status for the Washington Redskins' game Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys. There is so much uncertainty, he has been declared a "wild card" by coach Jay Gruden even though Colt McCoy is the announced starter.
  • "title" value is Redskins' Gruden: RG3 is 'wild card' for Monday
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  • "published" value is 2014-10-22T12:05:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is Broncos have bad memory of Chargers Associated Press - 22 October 2014 15:51-04:00 News Topics: Sports, NFL football, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Peyton Manning, Leslie Frazier, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Texas Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is The Denver Broncos fear no one in the AFC, nor should they given their recent record.
  • "title" value is Broncos have bad memory of Chargers
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-22T11:51:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal Associated Press - 22 October 2014 21:54-04:00 News Topics: General news, Sports, Legal proceedings, Sports governance, NFL football, Law and order, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Roger Goodell, Ray Rice, Barbara Jones, Adolpho Birch Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.
  • "title" value is AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal
  • "link" value is
  • "published" value is 2014-10-22T17:54:00-04:00

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  • "content" value is Request denied to remove judge on Peterson case Associated Press - 22 October 2014 17:58-04:00 News Topics: General news, Sports, Celebrity legal affairs, Legal proceedings, Trials, Child abuse, Celebrity, Court decisions, Crime, NFL football, Entertainment, Arts and entertainment, Law and order, Crimes against children, Professional football, Football People, Places and Companies: Adrian Peterson, Rusty Hardin, Texas, Conroe Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
  • "summary" value is CONROE, Texas (AP) — A prosecution request to remove the judge handling the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson was denied on Wednesday.
  • "title" value is Request denied to remove judge on Peterson case
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  • "published" value is 2014-10-22T13:58:00-04:00