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Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire watches play from the dugout in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Twins fire manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons

The move was made Monday, ending the 13-year run for Gardenhire, the second-longest active tenure in the major leagues behind Mike Scioscia of the Angels.

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) scrambles out of the pocket looking to pass against the Denver Broncos during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. The Broncos won 51- 48.

SNF on KPUG: Romo, Murray lead Cowboys past Saints 38-17

Tony Romo threw three touchdowns passes — two to Terrance Williams — and DeMarco Murray ran for a pair of scores in another 100-yard game and the Dallas Cowboys beat the New Orleans Saints 38-17 on Sunday night.

A football before the first half of an NFL preseason football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis.

NFL week 4 scoreboard

All the scores from around the National Football League

Oakland Athletics' Sonny Gray works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.

Zimmerman tosses no-hitter; A’s, Tigers, Cards win playoff races on final day

Going into Sunday, not a single postseason matchup was certain. David Price and some pals across the majors quickly settled all of them.

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NASCAR: Gordon wins at Dover in Chase elimination race

Jeff Gordon has won the third race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship and is part of a 12-driver field that advanced to the next round.

The Ryder Cup trophy is displayed during the opening ceremony for the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

Europe wins the Ryder Cup again

Europe won the Ryder Cup on Sunday for the third straight time behind two big rallies early and a great shot by Jamie Donaldson to finish off the Americans.

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AP Top 25 scoreboard

All the scores from the Associated Press Top 25

Europe’s Graeme McDowell celebrates putting out to win the match 3 and 2 to play during the foursomes match on the first day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.

Rose gives Europe breathing space in Ryder Cup

Justin Rose is proving to be Europe's star at Gleneagles, adding to his two points with Henrik Stenson from Friday with a record-breaking victory with the Swede in Saturday's morning fourballs.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Doug Fister, left, is doused with water by Michael Taylor after the first baseball game of a doubleheader at Nationals Park, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Washington. The NL East champions locked up home-field advantage until the World Series by beating the Marlins 4-0 on Fister's three-hitter.

Nats clinch home-field; Royals clinch first playoff berth in 29 years

The Royals clinched a playoff spot for the first time in 29 years, beating the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Friday night behind seven scoreless innings from Jeremy Guthrie.

Europe’s Graeme McDowell celebrates putting out to win the match 3 and 2 to play during the foursomes match on the first day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.

Europe rallies for Day 1 lead

Europe won three of the alternate shot matches to take a 5-3 lead over the USA after the first day of the Ryder Cup.

The Arizona Diamondbacks' manager Kirk Gibson, left, talks with Diamondbacks' bench coach Alan Trammell at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Thursday, March 20, 2014. The Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers open the MLB regular season with games on Saturday and Sunday.

Diamondbacks fire manager Kirk Gibson

Bench coach Alan Trammell was also let go on Friday.

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This week’s best sports shots

A look at some of this week's best moments in sports.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Manning throws 4 TDs in thrashing of Redskins

Eli Manning enjoyed his best performance in more than a year as the Giants thrashed Washington.

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NFL security chief says he never received Ray Rice video

The security chief denies getting a video of the former Ravens star punching his fiancée.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Friday, Sept. 26.

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Jeter repays Yankee sendoff with storybook finish

Fans bid an emotional farewell to "the Captain" and he responded with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth in his last home game.

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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

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Middle school team runs ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

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Lewis and Clark Middle School's football team gets tricky with a special play called the "Ugly Kardashian."

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Family confirms Malcolm Young battling dementia

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The AC/DC rocker has been admitted to a care facility in Australia.

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MLB ready for the ‘second season’

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The playoffs start tonight in Kansas City as the Royals play host to the Athletics in the American League Wild Card game.

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Man’s ‘Harry Potter’ hoard is world’s largest

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Think you're a "Harry Potter" superfan? This man lives in Hogwarts heaven and has the Guinness record to prove it.

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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

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The Olympic swimmer was reportedly pulled over in Maryland early on Tuesday morning.

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