The Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw has champagne poured over his head my Matt Kemp after the Dodgers clinched the National League West against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium Wednesday nightSept. 24, 2014. The Los Angeles Dodgers won the NL West title with a 9-1 victory over the second-place San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Kevin Sullivan)

The Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw has champagne poured over his head my Matt Kemp after the Dodgers clinched the National League West against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium Wednesday nightSept. 24, 2014. The Los Angeles Dodgers won the NL West title with a 9-1 victory over the second-place San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Kevin Sullivan)

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DODGERS, TIGERS SEAL PLAYOFF BERTHS AS YANKEES ELIMINATED

The Los Angeles Dodgers clinch the NL West division and Detroit is assured of playoff spot while New York Yankees are knocked out of contention.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/c16aa558953d44dea8e6b4ceddbbed6b/kershaw-dodgers-beat-giants-9-1-win-west-title

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GRAND JURY SAYS NO CASE TO ANSWER FOR STEWART

Grand jury says NASCAR great Tony Stewart has no case to answer over death of rival driver, while family of Kevin Ward consider taking case further.

http://racing.ap.org/article/family-still-blames-stewart-ny-racers-death

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US CAPTAIN WATSON TARGETS MCILROY AND POULTER

United States captain Tom Watson identifies Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter as the men to beat in the Ryder Cup.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/a05f4dc66b9148309f8ecaff262fb228/mcilroy-no-1-only-1-12-gleneagles?utm_campaign=AP_Sports&utm_source=SocialFlow&utm_medium=Twitter

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TENSION IN FIFA OVER WORLD CUP PROBE AS PROSECUTOR URGES RELEASE OF REPORT

The prosecutor investigating allegations of corruption in bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups publicly urges the release of his report, exposing tensions within FIFA.

http://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/FIFA-prosecutor-Garcia-wants-his-report-published-5777326.php

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QATAR WITHDRAWS FROM ASIAN GAMES OVER HIJAB BAN

Qatar official says women’s basketball team is withdrawing from Asian Game tournament over ban on hijab headscarves.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/5c7a84127f994bb08c7a4a5c57d17da4/qatar-forfeits-game-protest-over-hijab-ruling

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