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San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy walks to the dugout during the ninth inning of an baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, April 3, 2014,in Phoenix. The Giants won 8-5.

NLDS: Belt leads Giants past Nats; LA evens series

Brandon Belt homered off Tanner Roark in the 18th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to their 10th consecutive postseason victory, edging Washington 2-1 on Saturday night for a 2-0 lead in the NL Division Series.

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Shake-up Saturday: 10 ranked teams fall; AP Top 25 scoreboard

The biggest weekend of the college football season delivered a sensational Saturday that included three of the top six teams in The Associated Press poll getting beat.

Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy (2) celebrates with teammates after scoring the go-ahead run in the eighth inning of Game 2 in baseball's AL Division Series against the Detroit Tigers in Baltimore, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Baltimore won 7-6.

ALDS: O’s and Royals both lead 2-0

The Orioles beat the Tigers for a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five AL Division Series. The surprising Kansas City Royals took a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.

San Francisco Giants' Joe Panik, right, gets wrapped up with Washington Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera (3) after being called out at second during the third inning of Game 1 of baseball's NL Division Series at Nationals Park, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, in Washington.

NLDS: Giants & Cards earn game one victories

The San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Friday in an NL Division Series opener. The St. Louis Cardinals edges the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-9 in game one.

Argentina's Lionel Messi pumps his fists after Argentina defeated the Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout after a 0-0 tie after extra time to advance to the finals after the World Cup semifinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Argentina at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo Brazil, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Judge refuses to drop Messi tax fraud charges

A Spanish judge rejected an appeal filed by Lionel Messi's lawyers on Friday to drop tax fraud charges against the Barcelona star.

Basketball

US women reach semis after rout of France

The U.S. shot a record 71 percent from the field to rout France Friday night in the quarterfinals of the women's world championship.

UCLA coach Steve Alford gestures during the second half of his team's NCAA college basketball game against Oregon State, Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. UCLA won 74-69.

UCLA signs coach Steve Alford to extension

UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford is getting a one-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season one year after arriving in Westwood.

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This week’s top 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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Fredi Gonzalez staying as Braves manager

Gonzalez' future was in doubt after the Braves missed the playoffs. GM Frank Wren was fired with a week to go in the regular season.

Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy (2) celebrates with teammates after scoring the go-ahead run in the eighth inning of Game 2 in baseball's AL Division Series against the Detroit Tigers in Baltimore, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Baltimore won 7-6.

Full slate of MLB playoff baseball on the radio

Orioles down Tigers & Giants at Nationals on KPUG 1170AM. Cardinals at Dodgers & Angels at Royals on KBAI 930AM.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at today's biggest sports stories.

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Moustakas leas Royals to 11th inning win over Angels

Mike Moustakas delivered the game-winning home run as Kansas City rallied to another extra-inning win.

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Orioles beat Tigers in first game of playoff series

Baltimore pummeled Detroit for a 12-3 victory in the first game of their best-of-five American League divisional series in Baltimore on Thursday.

This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Ben Affleck in a scene from "Gone Girl." The film will make its world premiere as the opening night film at the 52nd New York Film Festival. The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Thursday, July 17, 2014, that the highly anticipated adaption of Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel will kick off the festival on September 26. The 20th Century Fox thriller, which stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, will premiere in theaters shortly after on October 3.

Ben Affleck won’t wear a Yankees hat – even in character

The actor refused to wear the hat of his team's rival in his new movie "Gone Girl."

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Rodgers, Green Bay hammer Vikings

Eddie Lacy restored Green Bay's running game and ran the Packers to a 42-10 rout over the Minnesota Vikings.

Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer celebrates with teammates after hitting a solo home run against the Chicago White Sox during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

Moustakas’ HR in 11th puts Royals past Angels

Kansas City Royals kept rolling in their first postseason in 29 years with an 11-inning win over the in the AL Division Series opener

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers drops back to pass during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game against the St. Louis Rams Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in St. Louis.

Rodgers and the Packers rout Vikings

Green Bay led 28-0 after the first half played in a light rain, and essentially toyed with Minnesota (2-3) the rest of the way.

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.

Bears announce NFL draft headed to Chicago in 2015

The Bears posted the announcement on their Twitter account Thursday, saying: "2015 NFL Draft will be held in Chicago next April 30-May 2 at Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University."

Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones gets ready to hit during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.

ALDS: Orioles break out the bats & blast past Tigers 12-3

The Orioles turned a close game into a rout with an eight-run eighth inning against Max Scherzer and three ineffective relievers.

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Famous album covers come alive

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No, your eyes aren't tricking you. The album covers in Roy Kafri's new music video ARE singing along.

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Vegas police probe complaint against Blake Griffin

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin put the ball to his face as he reacts to being called for a foul against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Clippers won 117-101.

Police are investigating a man's allegation that Clippers star Blake Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas nightclub during the weekend.

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NBA owners vote down lottery reform

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

NBA owners have voted down proposed changes to the league's draft lottery system, staving off efforts to curb tanking for the time being.

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Nine UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt, left, and President Tom Ross prepare to address members of the media with results of an investigation into academic irregularities following a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

The probe found that nearly half of the more than 3,100 students enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up for, were athletes.

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World Series game 2

FILE - At left, in an Oct. 12, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Jake Peavy throws during the second inning in Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis. At right, in a July 20, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Yordano Ventura pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston. The Giants try to take a 2-0 lead in the World Series when Jake Peavy starts against Kansas City rookie Yordano Ventura, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

Game 2 of the World Series is tonight on KPUG as Jake Peavy goes to the hill for the Giants with Yordano Ventura going for the Royals.

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