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Prosecutors seek murder conviction for South Africa’s Pistorius

Prosecutors called on Tuesday for South Africa's 'blade runner' Oscar Pistorius to be convicted of murder and sent back to jail for shooting his girlfriend, challenging a court's decision to sentence him for a lesser offense.


Panthers claim wild overtime victory to remain unbeaten

Carolina kicker Graham Gano atoned for a missed extra point by kicking a game-winning 52-yard field goal in overtime as the Panthers stayed unbeaten by defeating the Indianapolis Colts 29-26 on Monday.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton watches action from the sideline in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the New England Patriots Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass.

Gano’s 52-yard FG lifts Panthers over Colts in OT, 29-26

Graham Gano kicked a 52-yard field goal in overtime to lift the Carolina Panthers to a 29-26 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night to remain the NFC's only unbeaten team.

File Photo: Vernon Davis at opening night of the Vernon Davis Art Gallery in San Jose, CA. 12/10/2012.   Photo Credit: Drew Altizer/

Broncos acquire TE Vernon Davis from 49ers

Davis has 55 career touchdown receptions in his 10-year career.

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) scores a touchdown during an NCAA college football game against Rutgers Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Ohio State QB Barrett to forfeit some scholarship funds

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says quarterback J.T. Barrett will forfeit his summer financial aid as part of his punishment for being cited for operating a vehicle while impaired.

New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes hits before Game 5 of the Major League Baseball World Series between the New York Mets and Kansas City Royals Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Cespedes, Price, Cueto, Samardzija top free agent

Pitchers David Price, Johnny Cueto, Jordan Zimmermann, Jeff Samardzija and Scott Kazmir were among 139 players who became free agents Monday, a day after the World Series ended.

Don Mattingly shakes hands with Miami Marlins baseball team president David Samson, right, after Mattingly was introduced as the new Marlins manager, Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

New job for Mattingly

The Miami Marlins have introduced Mattingly as their new manager, the team's seventh since June 2010. Mattingly was hired last week.


Royals Perez crowned World Series MVP

Kansas City catcher Salvador Perez was named the most valuable player of the World Series.

Navy reserve quarterback Keenan Reynolds, left, celebrates as he runs in for a touchdown past Air Force defensive back Brian Lindsay in the fourth quarter of Navy's 28-21 overtime victory in a college football game at Air Force Academy, Colo., on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.

Chargers WR Keenan Allen has kidney injury, out indefinitely

San Diego had 12 players leave with injuries. Some returned.

Member of the Kansas City Royals celebrates after Game 5 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in New York. The Royals won 7-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

World Series Game 5 has highest TV rating since 2009

The network said Monday it was the highest-rated Game 5 since the Yankees-Phillies World Series six years ago.

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MNF: Panthers hosting Colts tonight on KPUG

You can hear tonight's match-up between the Panthers and Colts on KPUG 1170AM. Coverage begins at 4:45pm following The Zone.


UNC Tops the NCAA Men’s Preseason Basketball Rankings

The University of North Carolina men's basketball team has been ranked the preseason #1.


Royals reign after beating Mets in World Series

The Kansas City Royals defeated the New York Mets early Monday morning after a 12 inning contest to secure their first World Series championship in 30 years.

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Scores and stories from NFL Week 8

— In only the fourth meeting of teams 6-0 or better, Peyton Manning tied Brett Favre’s NFL record with his…

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer celebrates on the sideline during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Oregon Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. Ohio State won 42-20.

No change at the top college football AP Top-25

The first College Football Playoff rankings are coming out this Tuesday and with that in mind the newest Associated Press Top-25 poll looks much like last week's.


Marlins expected to announce hiring of Mattingly on Monday

The Miami Marlins have scheduled a news conference for Monday, where they're expected to introduce new manager Don Mattingly.

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Gordon wins Martinsville to earn spot in championship finale

JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jeff Gordon will race for a fifth NASCAR championship in…


Royals rally on Murphy’s error to beat Mets, lead series 3-1

The Royals posted their seventh postseason comeback win this October. Now, one more victory in November will clinch their first crown since 1985.

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Tyson Fury ends Wladimir Klitschko’s heavyweight reign


Fury took Klitschko's WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight belts, as well as the minor IBO title, and attention turned immediately to a potential rematch.

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Watson’s 4 TDs lead No. 1 Clemson to victory

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Deshaun Watson ran for three touchdowns and passed for a fourth as No. 1 Clemson capped an undefeated regular season by holding off rival South Carolina 37-32 on Saturday.

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No. 2 Alabama claims SEC West with win over Auburn

Alabama head coach Nick Saban seems frustrated during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.

Derrick Henry ran 46 times for 271 yards and Adam Griffith kicked five field goals to propel No. 2 Alabama to the SEC West title with a 29-13 victory over rival Auburn on Saturday.

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Michigan State takes division with rout of Penn State

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio walks with his team before the first half of an NCAA college football game against Ohio State in East Lansing, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.

Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes in his return from a shoulder injury, and No. 6 Michigan State wrapped up a spot in the Big Ten championship game with a 55-16 rout of Penn State on Saturday.

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USC rolls past No. 22 UCLA 40-21, takes Pac-12 South title


Cody Kessler threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score, and Southern California clinched the Pac-12 South title with a 40-21 victory over No. 22 UCLA on Saturday in the 85th edition of their crosstown showdown.

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