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LEADING OFF: Mets need innings, Lester makes Cy pitch

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

BOB MAINDELLE: Fishing for Freedom event is a way to say ‘thank you’

It is the most well-attended fishing event in Central Texas each year. It is the annual Fishing for Freedom bass tournament, and it will be taking place Oct. 7-8.

Reed kicks game-winning field goal as Duke beats Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Duke coach David Cutcliffe need not have worried about AJ Reed's confidence.

Top 25 Takeaways: Tennessee rises; Miles is on the clock

Wisconsin made an emphatic statement, Tennessee and Mississippi snapped long losing streaks to Southeastern Conference rivals and Notre Dame's got some serious problems.

Canada beats Russia 5-3, advances to World Cup finals

TORONTO (AP) — Sidney Crosby was at his best on one of hockey's biggest stages.

No. 7 Stanford rallies past UCLA 22-13

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — J.J. Arcega-Whiteside caught an 8-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Burns with 24 seconds to play, and No. 7 Stanford rallied on its final drive for its ninth consecutive victory over UCLA, 22-13 on Saturday night.

BUTTON IT! Kicker's 32-yard FG in final seconds helps Ellison escape Shoemaker

Morgan Button had seen the situation play out before, and he was mentally prepared for it. 

8-6A FOOTBALL: Knights take control in 2nd half, win 34-28 at Belton

BELTON — Harker Heights’ Madu Eneli said because of some lingering injuries he wasn’t sure how effective he’d be Friday night against Belton, so he wrote “mind” and “matter” on the athletic tape wrapped around each wrist.

8-6A FOOTBALL: Late 1st-half turnover helps Midway race past Cove

HEWITT — First, Copperas Cove lost possession. Then, it lost momentum.

FOOTBALL: Rockets can’t match Hornets’ firepower

ROBINSON — Gatesville heard all week just how explosive the Robinson offense was, averaging 60 points per game.

FOOTBALL: Salado routs Austin St. Dominic for 3rd straight win

SALADO — In front of an over-flowing, police-estimated crowd of 4,000 fans, the host Salado Eagles scored early and often in a 42-17 stomping of Austin St. Dominic Savio on Friday night.

FOOTBALL: Buffaloes fall to Marion

FLORENCE — The Florence Buffaloes entered their matchup against the Marion Bulldogs with an overall 2-2 record in nondistrict play. Coming off their homecoming loss last week to Salado, the Buffaloes looked to bounce back. 

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Reed kicks game-winning field goal as Duke beats Notre Dame
Updated: September 25, 2016 - 12:45 am

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Duke coach David Cutcliffe need not have worried about AJ Reed's confidence.

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Top 25 Takeaways: Tennessee rises; Miles is on the clock
Updated: September 25, 2016 - 12:30 am

Wisconsin made an emphatic statement, Tennessee and Mississippi snapped long losing streaks to Southeastern Conference rivals and Notre Dame's got some serious problems.

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No. 7 Stanford rallies past UCLA 22-13
Updated: September 25, 2016 - 12:30 am

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — J.J. Arcega-Whiteside caught an 8-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Burns with 24 seconds to play, and No. 7 Stanford rallied on its final drive for its ninth consecutive victory over UCLA, 22-13 on Saturday night.

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LEADING OFF: Mets need innings, Lester makes Cy pitch
Updated: September 25, 2016 - 2:01 am

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

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Vin Scully reflects on 67 years of baseball memories
Updated: September 24, 2016 - 8:01 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The three-ring binder chock full of tidbits Vin Scully wants to talk about on the air will soon be flipped shut for the last time.

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AL West champ Rangers celebrate, plan for another playoffs
Updated: September 24, 2016 - 7:16 pm

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Colby Lewis obliged his wife when she requested a picture under an AL West champion banner of the four Texas players part of each division title since 2010.

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Anthem protests spread to colleges, WNBA player sits
Updated: September 24, 2016 - 10:15 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Liberty guard Brittany Boyd sat on the bench with her head bowed in prayer during the national anthem before a WNBA playoff game.

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Cook gets rolling, has 267 yards in win over South Florida
Updated: September 24, 2016 - 5:45 pm

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Those questions about whether Dalvin Cook can recover from a slow start? He just answered them.

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Mercury players meet with Phoenix police; will keep kneeling
Updated: September 24, 2016 - 9:45 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Mistie Bass, Kelsey Bone and their Mercury teammates met with Phoenix police a few weeks ago after practice.

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Top 25 Takeaways: Tennessee rises; Miles is on the clock
Updated: September 25, 2016 - 12:30 am

Wisconsin made an emphatic statement, Tennessee and Mississippi snapped long losing streaks to Southeastern Conference rivals and Notre Dame's got some serious problems.

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Anthem protests spread to colleges, WNBA player sits
Updated: September 24, 2016 - 10:15 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Liberty guard Brittany Boyd sat on the bench with her head bowed in prayer during the national anthem before a WNBA playoff game.

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Keystone Konfrontation: Unbeaten Steelers at unbeaten Eagles
Updated: September 24, 2016 - 11:15 am

Here come the unbeaten Steelers from Western Pennsylvania, crossing the Keystone State to meet the unbeaten Eagles.

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Canada beats Russia 5-3, advances to World Cup finals
Updated: September 24, 2016 - 11:15 pm

TORONTO (AP) — Sidney Crosby was at his best on one of hockey's biggest stages.

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NHL training camps open without many star players, coaches
Updated: September 23, 2016 - 5:35 pm

Training camps are opening around the NHL with a little more elbow room than usual.

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World Cup of Hockey delivering on promise of quality play
Updated: September 23, 2016 - 3:15 am

TORONTO (AP) — The NHL has gotten almost everything it hoped for so far at the World Cup of Hockey.

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NASCAR Hall of Fame damaged in Charlotte protests
Updated: September 22, 2016 - 2:30 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NASCAR Hall of Fame in downtown Charlotte was open Thursday, hours after its exterior was damaged during violent protests over the police shooting of a black man this week.

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Formula E electric racing series to race in Brooklyn in 2017
Updated: September 21, 2016 - 1:45 pm

The world's first fully electric racing series will stage a race next year in Brooklyn, where Formula E will host the first FIA-sanctioned open-wheel race within the five boroughs of New York City.

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Penske bounces back with 1-2-3 finish in IndyCar standings
Updated: September 19, 2016 - 2:45 am

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — To call the 2015 season a disappointment for Team Penske would be an understatement. The organization had the positioning to win championships in both IndyCar and NASCAR, but came up empty in both series.

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CAA to move women's golf event from NC if law not repealed
Updated: September 23, 2016 - 5:15 pm

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Colonial Athletic Association says it will pull its women's golf championship from North Carolina unless a state law that limits protections for LGBT people is repealed or voided by Jan. 10.

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FIFA eases strict rules that guide appointing top officials
Updated: September 23, 2016 - 12:04 pm

GENEVA (AP) — The strict rules FIFA passed in February to oversee its top officials seem to have been relaxed and do not need to be applied to the letter, months after the scandal-scarred soccer body hailed them as crucial to rebuilding trust following the corruption-tainted years of Sepp Blatter's presidency.

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Sacramento mayor tackles protester who hit him with pie
Updated: September 22, 2016 - 8:02 pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man took a coconut cream pie from a grocery bag, grabbed Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson from behind and smacked him in the face with it at a charity event, leading the former NBA star to start swinging and then tackle the man who was left battered and facing assault charges.

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