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Cards overtake Dodgers, Kershaw to win series

Matt Adams belted a three-run homer off Clayton Kershaw to power St. Louis to a 3-2 win over the Dodgers.

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Wild pitch moves Giants into National League playoffs

San Francisco will take on the St. Louis in the National League Championship Series.

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Poll: Most NFL fans think Goodell should keep job

Most NFL fans believe Commissioner Roger Goodell should keep his job after his handling of recent domestic violence cases.

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Giants top Nationals 3-2, return to NLCS vs Cards

San Francisco travels to St. Louis for Game 1 on Saturday.

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. The Vikings benched Peterson for Sunday's game after his attorney said he had been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son. He says Peterson has cooperated with authorities and "used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son." Hardin says Peterson regrets the incident but never intended to harm the boy.

Peterson to plead not guilty to child abuse charge

Peterson was scheduled to be in court Wednesday in Conroe, located north of Houston.

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny speaks during a news conference Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, in St. Louis. The Cardinals are scheduled to play the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of National League baseball championship series on Friday in St. Louis.

Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

Following a 3-1 series win, skipper Mike Matheny has the Cards making their fourth straight trip to the NL Championship Series.

Florida quarterback Skyler Mornhinweg (17) loosens up at the University of Florida's 2014 Orange & Blue Debut Saturday, April 12, 2014 in Gainesville, Fla. The game ended in a 23-23 tie.

Florida teammates involved in fight outside Swamp

The scuffle came hours after the team suspended quarterback Treon Harris. Authorities are investigating sexual assault allegations against him in an early Sunday incident.

Murder defendant Demontes Leonard is escorted into the Lee County Justice Center in Opelika, Ala., for a preliminary hearing on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Prosecutors will try to show Lee County District Judge Russell Bush that there's enough evidence to send the case to a grand jury for possible indictment. Leonard is charged with capital murder for a shooting that occurred at an Auburn pool party.

Murder conviction in killings of ex-Auburn players

The 24-year-old Montgomery man was charged with fatally shooting ex-Auburn players Ed Christian and Ladarious Phillips at party in Auburn in June 2012. DeMario Pitts of Opelika also was slain, and three other people were wounded.

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NHL set for smooth-as-ice start to season

With the NBA recovering from the Donald Sterling fiasco and the NFL reeling from domestic violence cases, the NHL opens a new season free of controversy.

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Cardinals advance, await Giants or Nats

NLDS on KPUG: Cardinals 3 Dodgers 2 Final; Washington Nationals at San Francisco Giants now on 1170AM.

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NBA TV deal allows for ESPN Internet streaming

ESPN is working with the NBA to create an Internet sports channel available without a pay TV subscription.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, Oct. 7.

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Nationals stay alive with win over Giants

The Nationals were given a lifeline in game three on Monday night.

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Wilson fires Seahawks to victory

QB Russell Wilson had a career high rushing night to help lead the NFL champion Seattle Seahawks to a 27-17 away win over the Washington Redskins.

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Wong blast puts Cardinals on brink of series victory

The St Louis Cardinals are closer to advancing to the National League Championship Series.

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher John Lackey speaks during a news conference, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in St. Louis. The Cardinals play the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series game 3 baseball game on Monday.

Lackey, long balls lift Cards over Dodgers 3-1

Facing elimination in St. Louis for the second consecutive postseason, the Dodgers will turn to ace Clayton Kershaw on short rest Tuesday night in Game 4.

Washington Nationals pitcher Doug Fister answers a question during a news conference Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants are scheduled to face the Washington Nationals in Game 3 of the NL Division Series on Monday.

NLDS: Fister keeps Nats postseason hopes alive

Doug Fister pitched seven shutout innings helped the Nationals stave off elimination in the NLDS with a 4-1 win against Giants on Monday.

Former Olympic and world swimming champion Michael Phelps of the US attends the unveiling of a mosaic installed in his honour at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, July 28, 2013.

USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months

The sanctions announced Monday won't keep Phelps from training with his North Baltimore club, but he won't be allowed to participate in USA Swimming-sanctioned meets through April 6, 2015.

FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2014, file photo, Florida freshman quarterback Treon Harris (3) warms up prior to an NCAA college football game against Kentucky in Gainesville, Fla. Harris has been suspended while he is being investigated for sexual assault. The school says Harris is accused of sexually assaulting a female student early Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, hours after Harris helped Florida rally to beat Tennessee 10-9 in Knoxville, in a residence hall on campus in Gainesville, Fla.

Florida QB Harris investigated for sexual assault

The school says Harris is accused of sexually assaulting a female student early Sunday — hours after Harris helped Florida rally to beat Tennessee 10-9 in Knoxville — in a residence hall on campus.

This is a 2014 photo of Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team. This image reflects the Arizona Cardinals active roster as of Monday, June 9, 2014 when this image was taken.

Cardinals’ Dwyer pleads not guilty to hitting wife

Dwyer appeared at an arraignment hearing Monday in Maricopa County Superior Court. He is charged with felony aggravated assault and eight misdemeanors, including assault.

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AP sources: Rice’s appeal hearing set for Nov. 5-6

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Two people familiar with the situation say a hearing on Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension will be held Nov. 5 and 6.

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Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

Dallas Cowboys Michael Sam walks on the field before the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player .

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Durant struggling to deal with injury

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant answers questions at a news conference in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Durant said he’s been antsy since finding out he will miss the early part of the season with a Jones fracture in his right foot. The reigning NBA MVP spoke to the media Tuesday morning for the first time since the injury.

Thunder forward Kevin Durant says he has been antsy since finding out he will miss the early part of the season with a broken bone in his right foot.

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WATCH: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Halloween house

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The decorations and synchronized light display on this house is so impressive, we won't even ask for candy.

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Alice Cooper wants to ‘die on stage’

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The rocker says he's not worried about elaborate stunts on stage because that's the way he would want to go out.

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