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In this Oct. 16, 2014, photo, Washington Wizards NBA basketball player Paul Pierce is shown during a team practice in Washington. When Pierce watched the Wizards in last season's playoffs, he saw plenty of talent and potential. He also saw some issues. They needed something. Turns out, Pierce thought they needed ... him. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
New-Look NBA: A player's perspective, Paul PierceNew-Look NBA: Paul Pierce offers view on where league is heading from a player's perspective
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San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jamie Squire, Pool)
Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series openerBig Game Giants: Bumgarner, San Francisco show World Series poise, beat Royals 7-1 in opener
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - This 2013 file photo shows United States Paralympic skier Alana Nichols posesd for a portrait in Park City, Utah. Intrigued by wheelchair basketball, Nichols tried it and helped Team USA win a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Games. Interested in sit-skiing, the 31-year-old quickly picked up the sport and won two more golds at the 2010 Vancouver Games, along with a silver last winter in Sochi. Now, Nichols is on to her next endeavor _ sprint kayak racing, which will make its debut at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri, File)
For Rio, Paralympian Alana Nichols focus on kayakGold standard: Already a 3-time Paralympic winner, Alana Nichols switches to kayak for Rio
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2014 file photo, San Francisco Giants pitcher Yusmeiro Petit throws against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco. During the last regular season Petit opened 12 times. He silently broke the major league record for most consecutive strike outs. Many fans in San Francisco want the Venezuelan pitcher to open against The Kansas City Royals in the World Series. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shinesDown and out: from Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines in reliever role with Giants
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Tennessee Titans cornerback Coty Sensabaugh (24) celebrates with teammates after he broke up a pass against the Cleveland Browns in the third quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
Backup QB has possibly NFL's toughest, easiest jobSurviving years in NFL as backup QB requires mix of strong arm, football IQ, poise, right team
The Associated Press2 hours ago
San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval (48) and teammate Brandon Belt celebrate following their 7-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Game 1 of baseball's World Series Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum )
Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series openerBig Game Giants: Bumgarner dominates, San Fran roughs up Royals 7-1 in World Series opener
The Associated Press4 hours ago
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Giants rout Royals 7-1 in World Series openerGiants take quick lead in KC, rout Royals 7-1 behind Bumgarner in World Series opener
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Coach of football team charged in hazing suspendedFootball coaches suspended at New Jersey school where hazing, abuse alleged
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26), of Russia, is seen during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit. The NHL has indefinitely suspended Voynov because of domestic violence charges. The league says he was arrested Monday morning, Oct. 20, 2014,  but isn't providing other details. Police in the Los Angeles suburb of Redondo Beach released limited information early Monday, giving no details of what is alleged to have occurred.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Kings GM: NHL should educate after Voynov's arrestLA Kings support Voynov's suspension; GM Lombardi says NHL should give more off-ice education
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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