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  • Thomas, Dragic lead Suns over Jazz 105-100

    3 minutes ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 19 points off the bench and Goran Dragic added 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting to help the Phoenix Suns close out the NBA preseason with a 105-100 victory over the Utah Jazz ...

  • Coaching hot seats heating up

    8 minutes ago

    (AP) 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. Even coaches in their first seasons with their teams are under fire. ...

  • Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

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    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the ...

  • Stock market's big seesaw gives investors pause

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors. Nine days ago, after a series of sharp sell-offs, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 7.4 percent from its September record as fears of a ...

  • Canucks-Avalanche Sums

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    (AP) Vancouver 2 0 1—3 Colorado 1 2 4—7 First Period_1, Vancouver, H.Sedin 3 (D.Sedin), :10. 2, Colorado, Iginla 1 (Duchene, Holden), 14:28. 3, Vancouver, Burrows 2 (Bonino, Higgins), 17:23. Penalties_Colorado bench, served by McGinn (too many men), 1:44; Dorsett, Van, ...

  • Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

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    (AP) MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads going into Sunday's election to replace him but victory is far from ...

  • This Date in Baseball

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    (AP) Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA Oct. 26 1911 — Danny Murphy of Philadelphia had four hits as the Athletics beat the New York Giants 13-2 to win the World Series in six games. The A's put the game out of reach ...

  • Today in History

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    (AP) Today is Saturday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2014. There are 67 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 25, 1954, a meeting of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Cabinet was broadcast live on radio and ...

  • Suns-Jazz, Box

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    (AP) PHOENIX (105) Green 3-7 1-2 8, Mark.Morris 5-8 7-8 17, Plumlee 3-8 0-0 6, Bledsoe 4-8 6-10 14, G.Dragic 8-11 0-1 18, Tolliver 2-6 0-0 6, Len 2-2 1-2 5, Thomas 4-10 9-11 18, Goodwin 0-3 0-0 0, Tucker 4-9 ...

  • Iginla leads Avalanche past Canucks 7-3

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    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Jarome Iginla collected his first two goals for Colorado and had an assist, helping the Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 7-3 on Friday night. Matt Duchene had a goal and two assists and Erik Johnson had a ...

  • Timberwolves overcome Bulls 113-112

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    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — Zach LaVine tried not to think about guarding Derrick Rose. After starring late in the Minnesota Timberwolves' rally from a 13-point deficit, the 19-year-old rookie didn't try hiding his admiration. "That dude's good," LaVine said after ...

  • Back in the Bay Area, Guthrie gets Series win

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    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Bay Area will always be special to Jeremy Guthrie. He caught baseball's attention at Stanford, when he returned to the game after taking two years off from the sport for missionary work. Just before he ...

  • Ex-mob boss gets 4 months for meeting friend

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    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A reputed former mob boss was ordered back to prison Friday for violating parole, and his lawyer complained that the FBI would pursue his client "to the grave." Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino, the reputed head of Philadelphia's ...

  • Royals 3, Giants 2

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    (AP) Kansas City San Francisco ab r h bi ab r h bi AEscor ss 4 2 2 0 GBlanc cf 3 0 0 0 AGordn lf 4 1 1 1 Panik 2b 4 0 0 0 L.Cain rf 4 0 ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game

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    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 02-03-04-06-09-10-12-14-15-17 (two, three, four, six, nine, ten, twelve, fourteen, fifteen, seventeen)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Weekly Winnings' game

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Weekly Winnings" game were: 02-22-44-45 (two, twenty-two, forty-four, forty-five)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

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    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 8-9-0 (eight, nine, zero) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

  • AP Top Entertainment News At 11:10 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) John Denver gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame TLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series Rowling writes backstory of Potter character Jenny McCarthy brings her personality to radio New 'Drumline' casts a new beat to original Father of country ...

  • Father of country star Reba McEntire dies

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    (AP) COALGATE, Okla. (AP) — The father of country music star Reba McEntire has died in Oklahoma. A post on the singer's verified Twitter account Friday says Clark McEntire passed away Thursday night in Coalgate. The director of Brown's Funeral Service ...

  • NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

    1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties ...

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