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Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen (13) puts her championship hat on the WNBA trophy after her team's 85-76 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 5 of the WNBA basketball finals, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, in Minneapolis. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
October 05, 2017 - 9:46 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Lynx are no strangers to celebration. Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen and a proud core have danced in the confetti and bathed in bubbly four times now. Boring? Hardly. If anything, the champagne tastes sweeter than ever. Sylvia Fowles had 17 points and broke her own WNBA...
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October 05, 2017 - 9:30 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Spirited reliever Archie Bradley hit a stunning triple in the seventh inning, driving in two runs with one of four three-baggers by Arizona that sent the Diamondbacks past the Colorado Rockies 11-8 in the National League wild-card game. Arizona advanced to a best-of-five Division...
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October 05, 2017 - 9:30 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Spirited reliever Archie Bradley hit a stunning triple in the seventh inning, driving in two runs with one of four three-baggers by Arizona that sent the Diamondbacks past the Colorado Rockies 11-8 in the National League wild-card game. Arizona advanced to a best-of-five Division...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2005 file photo, an unidentified man plays video poker at the Carson Station in Carson City, Nev. Authorities trying to piece together the final days before Stephen Paddock unleashed his arsenal of powerful firearms on a crowd of country music fans Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, have at least one potential trove of information: his gambling habits. Nevada gambling regulators say they're sorting through documents for clues about him and his girlfriend, Marilou Danley. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison, File)
October 05, 2017 - 7:27 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities trying to piece together the final days before Stephen Paddock unleashed his arsenal of powerful firearms on country music fans on the Las Vegas Strip have at least one potential trove of information: his gambling habits. Nevada gambling regulators say they're sorting...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain leaves the spectators stand after meeting fans at Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, ahead of Sunday's Japanese Formula One Grand Prix. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
October 05, 2017 - 5:55 am
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton can widen his lead when Formula One wraps up its Asian leg at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. With five races remaining, Hamilton leads Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel by 34 points after finishing second at the Malaysian GP. Vettel, despite...
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October 05, 2017 - 5:35 am
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks earned an 11-8 win over the Colorado Rockies to advance to the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Paul Goldschmidt slammed a three-run homer and Daniel Descalso's two-run blast put the DBacks ahead 6-0 by the third inning. Pitcher Archie...
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October 05, 2017 - 5:35 am
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks earned an 11-8 win over the Colorado Rockies to advance to the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Paul Goldschmidt slammed a three-run homer and Daniel Descalso's two-run blast put the DBacks ahead 6-0 by the third inning. Pitcher Archie...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2017, file photo, TCU players celebrate in the end zone of Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. TCU defeated Oklahoma State 44-31. TCU faces West Virginia this week; both teams are in the Top 25. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt, File)
October 05, 2017 - 4:48 am
Some things to watch in the Big 12 Conference during Week 6: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 23 West Virginia (3-1, 1-0 Big 12) at No. 8 TCU (4-0, 1-0). They came into the Big 12 together in 2012, had identical records the first two years and their first three games against each other as conference foes were...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2017, file photo, TCU players celebrate in the end zone of Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. TCU defeated Oklahoma State 44-31. TCU faces West Virginia this week; both teams are in the Top 25. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt, File)
October 05, 2017 - 4:48 am
Some things to watch in the Big 12 Conference during Week 6: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 23 West Virginia (3-1, 1-0 Big 12) at No. 8 TCU (4-0, 1-0). They came into the Big 12 together in 2012, had identical records the first two years and their first three games against each other as conference foes were...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, file photo, Michigan quarterback John O'Korn (8) looks to pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Purdue in West Lafayette, Ind. Seventh-ranked Michigan has lost quarterback Wilton Speight for multiple weeks with an undisclosed injury. Coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, that John O’Korn will start Saturday night when the Wolverines play against Michigan State.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
October 05, 2017 - 4:44 am
Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK Michigan State at Michigan. The latest edition of one of the conference's most contentious rivalries, the annual meeting of the state's most famous siblings as derisively characterized by a Michigan player nearly a decade ago, will be...
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