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NL Wild Card: Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner waits his turn in the batting cage at PNC Park in Pittsburgh during a team workout Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Bumgarner gets the start against Pittsburgh Pirates' Edinson Volquez in Wednesday night's National League wild card baseball game in Pittsburgh.

The San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.

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Dunn retires following a 14 year career

Oakland Athletics' Adam Dunn leans against the batting cage before the start of the AL wild-card playoff baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

Following the Athletics loss to the Kansas City Royals in the A.L. Wildcard game, Adam Dunn told ESPN that he has played his final game.

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Report: Paul Molitor, Twins set to meet

Minnesota Twins coach Paul Molitor is seen in the dugout during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Saturday, May 10, 2014.

Molitor has never managed in the majors or minor leagues but has extensive coaching experience since leaving baseball as a player.

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Brady tries to keep even keel during slow start

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) warms up on the sideline during the third quarter of an NFL football game between the New England Patriots and the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass.

Tom Brady tries not to get too high when things are going well or too low when they're not.

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Hoke says Gardner will start against Rutgers

Michigan head coach Brady Hoke shouts trying to flag down a referee on the sideline in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Appalachian State in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Michigan won 52-14.

After QB Shane Morris on the field following a hit to the head last weekend, Michigan coach Brady Hoke took responsibility for the program's breakdown in communication

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Three WWU teams in action on Thursday

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The Western Washington University women's soccer, men's soccer and volleyball squads are in conference matchups on Thursday.

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PAC-12 Showdown: Arizona likely to key in on Oregon QB Mariota

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) during the first half of an NCAA football game against Arizona, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz.

Last season Arizona went after Oregon QB Marcus Mariota early and kept on hassling him. Expect the same when the Wildcats visit the No. 2 Ducks at Autzen Stadium.

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Four Whatcom County teams ranked in new prep football poll

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Lynden still unanimous #1 in Class 2A

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Pac-12 notifies NCAA of its proposal for athletes

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The proposals include a stipend to cover the full cost of attendance, increasing medical support and reviewing the time demands for athletes.

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Prep results from Tuesday

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Sehome, Lynden Christian volleyball teams each ranked #2

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Walking is the ‘superfood’ of fitness

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It may not be the trendiest workout, but experts says walking is a fitness super star.

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Obesity research takes high-tech twist

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Researchers are turning to high-tech tools, like the Fitbit, to find new ways to combat growing waistlines.

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Cyber experts warn of ‘Bash’ bug

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New warnings are emerging of a security flaw that cyber experts say may pose a serious threat to computers.

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Marvel Comics get academic treatment at Baltimore college

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The University of Baltimore is making it OK to read comic books in class, and even will give you college credit for it.

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The new iPhone 6 is quite flexible

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014.

"Bendgate" might be particularly troubling for those who wear skinny jeans.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Jeff Goldblum’s bizarre ad

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The "Jurassic Park" actor shows you the benefits of mood lighting, wearing nothing but tiny swim trunks and a bad wig.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 2

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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John Oliver explains English soccer

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The "Last Week Tonight" host explains the class system of English soccer to David Letterman.

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Jimmy Kimmel is the Internet’s most dangerous man

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Searching for the late-night comedian may be hazardous to your hard drive.

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‘Rush Hour’ could be headed to the small screen

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The series will reportedly follow the style of the movies.

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Malcolm Young’s nephew to replace him in AC/DC

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Rockers AC/DC are planning to keep it in the family when it comes to replacing guitarist Malcolm Young in the line-up.

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Jimmy Page wants to form new group

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The rocker has given up dreams of reuniting Led Zeppelin and wants to form a new band for a career-spanning tour.

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Stevie Wonder to helm Hollywood Christmas parade

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The "Superstition" hitmaker will lead one of America's largest holiday celebrations on the streets of L.A.

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Anita Baker faces another legal battle

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The star's problems are now mounting after her attorney filed suit claiming she owes him money for a year of work.

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‘Twilight’ saga returning with short films

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The blockbuster vampire franchise is set to return, this time in a short film format.

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Amal Alamuddin enters fashion pantheon as Clooney’s bride

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With help from high-end designers, the new Mrs. George Clooney vaulted to the top of Hollywood fashion.

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Land clearing prohibited around Lake Whatcom

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Yearly Lake Whatcom land clearing ban starts today

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