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Klinsmann welcomes ‘debate’ over MLS

U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann says he welcomes a growing culture of impassioned debate over soccer issues in America.

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Patriots stave off Jets to record third straight win

The New England Patriots blocked a 58-yard field goal attempt as time expired to hold on for a 27-25 victory.

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Ishikawa blast sends Giants to World Series

The Giants belted three home runs to top the Cardinals and head to the World Series.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) turns out of the pocket during the first half of an AFC divisional NFL playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

Brady threw 3 TD passes, Patriots beat Jets 27-25

The Jets played well Thursday, but came up short as a last second field goal attempt was blocked by the Patriots

St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday waits to bat as a San Francisco Giants fans hold up a sign during the fifth inning of Game 3 of the National League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in San Francisco.

Ishikawa 3-run homer sends Giants to World Series

Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth

Former NBA basketball player and TNT commentator Chris Webber smiles during the NBA basketball game between the Portland Trail Blazers and Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles, Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

Chris Webber looks to re-enter the NBA

ESPN.com is reporting former NBA All-Star Chris Webber is trying to purchase an NBA team.

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NBA MVP Kevin Durant has surgery on fractured foot

The OKC Thunder say star forward Kevin Durant had successful surgery Thursday to address a bone fracture in his right foot

FILE - In this March 4, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister waits to take the field before an exhibition spring training baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and the Pirates in Lakeland, Fla. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Texas Rangers have chosen Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager. The person confirmed multiple reports Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, speaking on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement from the Rangers.

Rangers hire Pirates’ Jeff Banister as new manager

The Texas Rangers have hired Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager.

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy (15) points toward the dugout during batting practice at Game 1 of the NL Division Series against the Washington Nationals, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington.

NLCS: Giants hope to finish off the Cards

The pitching matchup for tonight's game is a rematch of the series-opening starters, with Madison Bumgarner going for the Giants against Adam Wainwright. 5:00pm on KBAI 930AM.

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TFN: Pats entertain Jets in AFC East matchup

You can hear the Jets/Patriots match-up on KPUG 1170AM. Coverage begins at 5:00pm with a 5:25pm scheduled kick-off.

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Pistorius faces prison hospital wing if sentenced to jail

The Olympic star faces the hospital wing of one of South Africa's toughest prisons if sentenced to jail for killing his girlfriend.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 16.

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Giants rally past Cardinals to close on World Series

The San Francisco Giants scored three runs in the sixth inning to move to the brink of a return to the World Series.

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Lakers’ Nash hurt again

The latest injury is another setback that casts doubt about his future in the NBA.

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Kansas City stays perfect to head to World Series

The Royals swept the Baltimore Orioles and are World Series-bound for the first time since 1985.

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Giants rally past Cardinals, Royals finish ALCS sweep

Next stop: the Royals' first World Series since 1985, when they last made the playoffs.

Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle (21) runs on a kicks off return during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Cowboys’ Randle will play after shoplifting arrest

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday the Randle would be fined "significantly" but would play Sunday against the New York Giants.

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay pauses as he speaks to reporters following the NFL owners' fall meetings in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. New Orleans, Indianapolis and Minneapolis are the three finalists to host the NFL football championship game in 2018.

Colts’ Irsay embraces opportunity to get to work

MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jim Irsay hated being away from his team for six games. He…

Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict reacts to a penalty against the Carolina Panthers during an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Cincinnati.

AP source: NFL fining Bengals’ Burfict $25,000

Burfict received two personal foul penalties during a 37-37 tie on Sunday. He also angered the Panthers by twisting the ankles of quarterback Cam Newton and tight end Greg Olsen after they were tackled.

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie listens to a question during a news conference before of Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Baltimore.

Royals’ Guthrie apologizes for post-game T-shirt

Guthrie apologized on Twitter to the Orioles for wearing a T-shirt to his post-game news conference Tuesday night that read, "These O's Ain't Royal."

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Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon looks on during a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Minneapolis.

Joe Maddon has been hired as manager of the Cubs after the team fired Rick Renteria.

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Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason poll

Kentucky men's coach John Calipari

Kentucky is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 for the second straight season.

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Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigns

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announces that athletic director Dave Brandon resigned during a news conference in Ann Arbor, Mich., Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Former Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett will serve as Michigan's interim athletic director.

Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigned Friday, setting the stage for new leadership at the top of one of the nation's most prominent athletic departments.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest hits and best scores this week in sports.

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Coming soon: The Mustache Hall of Fame

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There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock 'n' roll, so why not those with a hairy upper lip?

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