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San Francisco police officers subdue a man who was seen driving a meter maid vehicle through the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants won the World Series baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco.  There were several reports of fires being set and violence breaking out after the Giants win. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

San Francisco fans revel in team's hat-trick win

They cheered every strike and pop fly together. They booed every pitch called as a ball in unison. Then, when victory was theirs, an orange and black sea standing shoulder-to shoulder roared as one. Giants fans gathered in the streets of San Francisco uncorked the champagne, lit bonfires, danced in ...

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner celebrates after winning 3-2 to win the series over Kansas City Royals after Game 7 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Giants ace Bumgarner wins World Series MVP

Madison Bumgarner was limbering up at Kauffman Stadium this week, getting loose with his San Francisco teammates near the dugout, when Tim Hudson and Michael Morse sneaked up from behind and playfully ruffled the pitcher's long, scraggly locks. That was way too hairy for Bumgarner. He quickly spun and playfully ...

Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 to win World Series

A giant, indeed. Madison Bumgarner punctuated his World Series performance for the ages by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third championship in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. The big left-hander came out of the bullpen to throw five scoreless ...

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 to argue for murder trial move

Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez were set to go before a judge to argue that his trial in the 2013 killing of a semiprofessional football player should be moved because of intense pretrial media coverage. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty in the shooting death of Odin ...

In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, a player from Balkh province (in withe) dribbles the ball as another from Herat province charges during Afghanistan's national wheelchair basketball tournament organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Kabul, Afghanistan. Many amputees in Afghanistan languish without access to care and become depressed and isolated. And with mines and unexploded ordinance still scattered across this country ravaged by decades of nonstop war, more will be maimed or lose limbs from explosions. However, an ICRC program offering sports to amputees has seen hundreds sign up to play wheelchair basketball. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

Afghan war amputees find new life, pride in sports

From her wheelchair, Maryam Samimi punched the air as the referee's whistle signaled her basketball team's win in an Afghan national tournament, a moment of joy in a country often unkind to those missing limbs. Many amputees in Afghanistan languish without access to care and become depressed and isolated. And ...

Selig's imprint seen in Game 7 of World Series

For his final game as baseball commissioner, Bud Selig was able to see the low-budget Kansas City Royals compete with the high-spending San Francisco Giants for the title. Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night featured a pair of wild-card teams that had already played during the regular ...

Kansas City Royals players watch from their dugout the seventh inning of Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Royals' dream season falls short in World Series

Alex Gordon saw the ball skipping past Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco and all the way to the wall, and the Royals' homegrown star put his head down and churned toward third base. For just a moment, thousands of fans thought he might try to score — one last dash for ...

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh (1) goes up for a shot against Washington Wizards center Kevin Seraphin (13) of France, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Heat open new era, top Wizards 107-95 in opener

No LeBron James, no problem. Miami's new era got off to the best possible start. Chris Bosh had 26 points and 15 rebounds, Norris Cole scored a career-high 23 points after winning Miami's starting point-guard job, and the Heat pulled away late to beat the Washington Wizards 107-95 on Wednesday ...

San Francisco Giants win the 2014 World Series

Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons. With both starters chased early, this became a matchup of bullpens. And no one ...

Florida State player subject to university inquiry

Florida State running back Karlos Williams is subject to a Title IX investigation by the university for his role in a possible domestic battery case. Florida State would not confirm if it would investigate Williams, citing privacy policies. But university spokeswoman Browning Brooks told The Associated Press in an email ...

Lakers forward Julius Randle winces in pain as the Lakers trainer checks his injury in the fourth period Tuesday Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Paul Rodriguez)

Lakers' Randle has surgery, likely out for year

Los Angeles Lakers rookie forward Julius Randle is expected to miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his broken right leg. The seventh overall pick out of Kentucky broke his leg in the fourth quarter of his NBA debut in Los Angeles' season-opening loss to the Houston ...

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James shoots during 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 set for Cavs season opener with closure

This will be a season opener unlike any other — one that also brings closure. Part homecoming, part family reunion, part revival meeting and a huge party rolled into one. When LeBron James takes the court on Thursday night wearing a No. 23 Cavaliers uniform in a regular-season game for ...

Classical soloist Joyce DiDonato kneels at home plate after singing the national anthem before Game 7 of baseball's World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Opera star falls after singing anthem at Series

Oops, another national anthem stumble at the World Series. Opera star Joyce DiDonato did just fine singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 7 Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Then, as the longtime Royals fan from Kansas was walking off the field, she tripped in the batter's box and managed to ...

Tuxedo T-shirt are placed on every seat in Time Warner Cable Arena before an NBA basketball game between the Charlotte Hornets and the Milwaukee Bucks in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The game is the official opener for the renamed Charlotte Hornets, a return to the original NBA franchise name. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Hornets welcome fans with tuxedo-themed shirts

Charlotte Hornets fans discovered black tuxedo-themed t-shirts on their seats when they entered the team's downtown arena for the season opener Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks. The franchise celebrated the regular season return of the Hornets' name to Charlotte after 10 seasons being known as the Bobcats. The tuxedo ...

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2013, file photo, Georgia head coach Mark Richt gives a thumbs up to the fans after their 23-20 win over Florida in an NCAA football game in Jacksonville, Fla. On Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, the Bulldogs will be going for their fourth straight victory in the series for the first time since the 1980s. (AP Photo/Athens Banner-Herald, AJ Reynolds, File) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

Georgia's Todd Gurley suspended 4 games by NCAA

Georgia was hoping to get Todd Gurley back on the field. Looks like the No. 9 Bulldogs will have to wait two more games. The NCAA announced Wednesday that Gurley, once a leading Heisman Trophy contender, must sit out until Nov. 15 for accepting more than $3,000 for autographed memorabilia ...

Game 7 of World Series: 'A gift for everyone'

In Kansas City, Game 7 of the World Series conjures up memories of Bret Saberhagen's brilliance, a St. Louis meltdown and the only Royals championship in 1985. The flashbacks in San Francisco aren't nearly as sweet. There was Willie McCovey's game-ending lineout that was oh-so-close to being a Series-winning hit ...

Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo walks back onto the field to play during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)

Romo: Back pain won't be reason he skips Sunday

If it's a question of tolerating pain, Tony Romo says he will play Sunday against Arizona — and history supports him on that point. The issue in the 34-year-old Dallas quarterback's mind is whether he can run the offense while dealing with his third back injury in 18 months. He ...

San Francisco Giants Juan Perez, right, is congratulated after hitting two-run RBI double during the eighth inning of Game 5 of baseball's World Series Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants defeated the Royals 5-0 to lead the series 3-2 games. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Giants go with Perez over Ishikawa in Game 7

The San Francisco Giants opted for Juan Perez over Travis Ishikawa for the start in left field for Game 7 of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals. Ishikawa is primarily a first baseman and made eight outfield appearances during the regular season. He is a better hitter than ...

In this Oct. 23, 2014 photo provided by Jarod Tonneson, Paul Kitterman, left, and his stepson Jarod Tonneson pose for a photo during a San Diego Chargers-Denver Broncos football game at Sports Authority Field in Denver. A short time later, at halftime, Kitterman left his seat to meet friends and hasn't been seen since. Tonneson filed a missing-persons report with Denver police, scoured the sprawling stadium, called local hospitals and detox centers, and posted fliers around the city. Police said Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 that no new information about his whereabouts has emerged. (AP Photo/Courtesy Jarod Tonneson)

Missing Broncos fan says he had 'fill of football'

A man who disappeared during last week's Denver Broncos game, touching off an extensive search by family and friends, told police he had "his fill of football" when he walked and hitchhiked about 130 miles to a city in southern Colorado. Paul Kitterman, 53, was found safe Tuesday night in ...

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, Utah wide receiver Dres Anderson (6) catches a pass in the end zone during the first quarter against Oregon State in an NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Ore. The pass was ruled incomplete after Anderson had the ball knocked out of his hands. Dres Anderson will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.The Utes announced the injury to their top receiver Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Troy Wayryne, File)

Playoff spreads championship hope and big games

Back when the Bowl Championship Series decided major college football's champion, its defenders would talk about how it enhanced the regular season and how a larger playoff would take away from it. That wasn't true, and now there's proof. By expanding the postseason ever so slightly to add two games, ...

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