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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It was after 4 a.m. when Dante Cunningham pulled his truck back into the driveway of his suburban Minneapolis home and saw the police waiting for him. Officers put the handcuffs on the Minnesota Timberwolves' reserve as soon as his feet hit the pavement. The...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Take a look around the Kansas City Royals' dugout and it's pretty evident: The handwriting is on the wall in this World Series. The fancy handwriting, that is. In the midst of smeared pine-tar rags, spit-out sunflower seeds and plenty of dirt, there hangs...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mementos from the career of Olympic hero Rulon Gardner, including a USA Wrestling robe and a commemorative ring, will be auctioned off Saturday in Salt Lake City. Among the items are dozens of medals the Greco-Roman wrestler won during his career, countless...
PARIS (AP) — A French physician who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after the Formula One champion struck his head in a ski accident says he is no longer in a coma and predicted a possible recovery within three years. Jean-Francois Payen, a doctor at the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Giants manager Bruce Bochy signaled to his bullpen and got no relief. Over and over. While the Kansas City Royals showed off their late-inning heat, San Francisco's relievers melted down. Given a sixth-inning tie to preserve, Jean Machi allowed Billy...
A Freak sighting. Trailing 7-2 in the bottom of the seventh, two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum makes his first appearance this postseason. He tosses a 1-2-3 inning. And here comes Wade Davis, the second of the Royals' three-headed bullpen monster, for the eighth. ___...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler and Alcides Escobar had run-scoring hits off Jake Peavy, and the Kansas City Royals took a 2-1 lead over San Francisco after three innings Wednesday night as they tried to even the World Series at a game apiece. Gregor Blanco started the game...
Another nice fall night in Kansas City for Game 2. There's some wind tonight — these fans dressed head-to-toe in blue are hoping this World Series doesn't become a blowout. No lineup changes from the opener. The Royals are looking to alter their luck against Jake Peavy. He's...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Mark Richt said he was optimistic on Wednesday as Georgia was expected to file a request with the NCAA for tailback Todd Gurley's eligibility to be reinstated. Gurley, the Southeastern Conference's leading rusher, has been suspended for the last two games...