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Fake punt helps 49ers beat Chiefs 22-17

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Steve Johnson (13) catches a 9-yard touchdown pass from Colin Kaepernick against the Kansas City Chiefs during the second quarter of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) San Francisco 49ers...
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Lackey seems to thrive on big-game pitcher talk

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny speaks during a news conference, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in St. Louis. The Cardinals play the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series game 3 baseball game on Monday. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) St. Louis Cardinals...

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. USA Swimming...

HGH testing finally begins in NFL

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has begun testing for human growth hormone for the first time, three years after the league and players’ union tentatively agreed to do so. HGH testing was part of the 2011 labor agreement but was delayed because the NFL Players Association...
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Florida freshman faces sexual assault allegation

Florida quarterback Treon Harris (3) warms up prior to an NCAA college football game against Kentucky in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Florida quarterback Treon Harris (3) warms up prior to an NCAA college football game against Kentucky in...
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Eagles beat Rams behind defense, special teams

Philadelphia Eagles’ Riley Cooper, right, and Nick Foles celebrate after Cooper’s touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Philadelphia Eagles’ Riley Cooper,...
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Luck leads Colts past Ravens 20-13

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck celebrates a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck celebrates a touchdown against...
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Bailey’s OT kick lifts Cowboys over Texans 20-17

Houston Texans’ Derek Newton (75) and Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) celebrate with Arian Foster (23) after Foster scored a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys on a running play during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tim...
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Beckham TD catch caps Giants rally vs. Falcons

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham (13) makes a touchdown catch on a pass from quarterback Eli Manning as Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)...
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Phelps says swimming on hold after DUI arrest

FILE – In this June 28, 2012, file photo, Michael Phelps points his finger after winning the men’s 200-meter butterfly final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Neb. The winningest athlete in Olympic history is facing DUI charges for the second time after...