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FILE - Charles Rankin, lawyer for former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, stands before Judge Jeffrey Locke during a hearing at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, in this Oct. 21, 2014 file photo.  The lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are set to go before a judge Thursday Oct. 30, 2014 to argue that his trial in the 2013 killing of a semiprofessional football player should be moved because of intense pretrial media coverage. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool, File)
Hernandez lawyers argue for murder trial moveLawyers for ex-Patriot Hernandez argue for moving murder trial, citing 'poisoned' jury pool
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New York City police commissioner Bill Bratton, left, speaks while mayor Bill de Blasio listens during a news conference in New York, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. The NYC Marathon will be run on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Bratton: No credible threats against NYC MarathonPolice Commissioner William Bratton: No credible threats against New York City Marathon
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A man celebrates in front of a burning couch in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Gunfire, arrests erupt as Giants fans revel in winAs San Francisco Giants fans revel in series win, celebration turns violent with 4 injured
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A soccer fan becomes emotional as he pays their last respects to 3 sports figures who died within days of each other at an indoor sports arena in downtown Johannesburg South Africa Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. South Africa's sport ministry organized a combined memorial service for fans of national soccer captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa, Olympic silver medalist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi and welterweight boxer Phindile Mwelase. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
South Africans mourn sport deathsCalls for stricter gun laws as South Africans pay their last respects to sports figures
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, center, is besieged by the media after practice Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Cleveland. It will be a night unlike any in Cleveland sports history as LeBron James returns to play his first NBA regular-season game for the Cavaliers in four years. Any bitterness toward James has been replaced with forgiveness by a city thirsting for a championship. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
LeBron starts new journey with CavaliersBig night in Cleveland as James begins quest for NBA title with Cavs against Knicks in opener
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This is a Oct. 30, 1974  file photo of Muhammad Ali winces as he takes a George Foreman left to the jaw in fifth round of their heavyweight championship bout in Kinshasa, Zaire.   Ali knocked out Foreman in the eighth round to regain the title. It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire.  (AP Photo/Ed Kolenovsky, File)
AP PHOTOS: A look back at the Rumble in the JungleAP PHOTOS: A look back at the Rumble in the Jungle, when Muhammad Ali beat George Foreman
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 27, 1991 file photo, Minnesota Twins Jack Morris hurls against the Atlanta Braves during first inning of Game 7 of the World Series in Minneapolis. In the 45 years of the expansion era, Jack Morris had the singular best Game 7 start, a 10-inning, seven-hit shutout that boosted Minnesota over Atlanta in 1991. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
Bumgarner a throwback to pre-pitch count eraWorld Series star Madison Bumgarner a throwback to the days before pampering and pitch counts
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San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford walks on the mound after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 yearsWith 3rd World Series championship in 5 years, Giants certainly will earn dynasty distinction
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner holds the MVP trophy following the Giants 3-2 victory in Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Jose Luis Villegas)  MAGS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT (KCRA3, KXTV10, KOVR13, KUVS19, KMAZ31, KTXL40); MANDATORY CREDIT
Giants ace Bumgarner wins World Series MVPGiants ace Madison Bumgarner gives Royals the Bum's rush, wins World Series MVP with 3 gems
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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