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Europe takes 2-point Ryder Cup lead

The European team, helped by a magical stroke from Sergio Garcia, held the upper hand early in the opening at the 40th Ryder Cup.

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Recounting the moments that defined Derek Jeter

For a Hall of Fame-bound star who shined so bright under an October spotlight, he was also defined by his everyday excellence throughout the summer.

UCLA head coach Jim Mora passes the ball during practice before their NCAA college football game against Utah Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Salt Lake City.

Big-play Bruins roll over Sun Devils

The 11th ranked UCLA Bruins got two big plays from Ishmael Adams as the roll over No. 15 Arizona State in a Pac-12 showdown

A New York Giants helmet sits on the field before a NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, in Arlington, Texas.

Donnell catches on as Giants rout Redskins 45-14

Larry Donnell caught three of Eli Manning's four touchdown passes, and the New York Giants moved to .500

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter reacts after striking out with Brett Gardner on first base in the ninth inning of the Yankees' 5-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.

Scripted: Jeter wins it for Yanks in home farewell

Derek Jeter capped his Yankee Stadium farewell with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice sits on the sideline in the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Thursday, Aug. 7. Rice was suspended by the NFL for the first two games of the regular season, but was cut by the Ravens before he could serve out the suspension. Photo: Associated Press/Nick Wass

AP Source: Video addressed to NFL security chief

A law enforcement official says he sent the video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to NFL headquarters to the attention of league security chief Jeffrey Miller in April.

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11th-ranked UCLA visits No. 15 ASU

An early season showdown of Pac-12 South rivals is on tap tonight when UCLA visits Arizona State.

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Rose, Stenson v Watson, Simpson in Ryder Cup opener

Europe's Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson will take on Americans Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson in the opening Ryder Cup on Friday.

Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin, center, stands on the field during an NFL football practice, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in Davie, Fla. The Dolphins suspended guard Richie Incognito Sunday for misconduct related to the treatment of teammate Jonathan Martin, who abruptly left the team a week ago to receive help for emotional issues. Neither Incognito nor Martin were at practice Monday.

Philbin noncommittal regarding Tannehill’s status

Joe Philbin was asked four times by reporters whether Tannehill will remain the Dolphins' starting QB this week, and each time the coach was noncommittal.

Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez swings and misses a pitch in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Cincinnati. Gomez walked in the at bat. Cincinnati won the game 5-3.

Brewers eliminated from contention, beaten by Reds

Milwaukee's loss meant the San Francisco Giants clinched a playoff spot just a day after the L.A. Dodgers won the N.L. West.

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WATCH: Kevin Durant plays ‘NBA 2K15′ as LeBron James

He might be on the cover of "NBA 2K15," but the Oklahoma City Thunder star plays the video game as LeBron James.

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CBS analyst Phil Simms to avoid saying ‘Redskins’

The network airs the matchup tonight as part of its new NFL package. Simms first told The Associated Press last month that he would call the team "Washington" during the broadcast.

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Groundbreaking set for new Detroit hockey arena

Construction on a new 18,000-seat hockey arena and 45-block entertainment complex is set to start in Detroit.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Sept. 25.

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Former NFL player sentenced in mortgage fraud case

Jimmy HItchcock was sentenced in North Carolina to almost four years in prison for being the ringleader of a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.

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Poll: NFL sponsors should sever ties over scandals

More than half of Americans say brands should drop sponsorship deals with the NFL over its handling of players accused of domestic violence.

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Ballmer prizes Clippers, a team tested by adversity

The new owner of the L.A. Clippers says the team and its fans are stronger after going through a nasty public fight over racism.

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ESPN suspends Simmons 3 weeks for NFL comments

ESPN has suspended Bill Simmons for three weeks after he repeatedly called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar during a profane tirade on a podcast. ESPN announced the suspension Wednesday.

Driver Tony Stewart sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, Loudon, N.H.

Tony Stewart will not face criminal charges in race car death

NASCAR's Tony Stewart has been cleared of any criminal charges relating to the death of rival Kevin Ward, Jr., who was struck and killed during a sprint car rally.

Phoenix Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek reacts during a timeout as Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) looks on in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Sunday, March 30, 2014, in Los Angeles.

AP Source: Suns, Bledsoe agree to 5-yr, $70m deal

The deal is considerably more than the four-year, $48 million the Suns initially offered but well below the five-year, $80 million-plus maximum contract Bledsoe sought as a restricted free agent.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 21

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Steelers rally past stunned Texans 30-23

Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers plays during an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Jacksonville, Fla.

Pittsburgh needed just over a minute to turn a 10-point deficit into an 11-point lead

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B1G mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

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Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

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US tops Haiti to advance in World Cup qualifying

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) signs autographs following the team's international friendly soccer match against Mexico on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Sandy, Utah. The United States won 8-0.

The U.S. women's soccer team completed Part I of its trip to the 2015 World Cup by doing the expected, dominating play in a win over Haiti to finish unbeaten in group play in the CONCACAF championship.

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Florida AD: season evaluated as it plays out

Florida head coach Will Muschamp paces the sidelines during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Missouri won 42-13.

The Gators (3-3, 2-3 SEC) are coming off losses to LSU and Missouri. The 42-13 debacle against Mizzou on Saturday night, was one of the most embarrassing losses in Muschamp's three-plus years in Gainesville.

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