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San Francisco to mark World Series win with parade

A man jumps over 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)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police say up to 2 million Giants fans could turn out Friday to cheer the World Series champions in a downtown San Francisco parade.

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Sandoval, Shields among 121 free agents

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy hands the championship trophy to Pablo Sandoval as they celebrate 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/David J. Phillip)

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball’s business season began Thursday when 121 players became free agents, a group that includes Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse, Jake Peavy, Sergio Romo and Ryan Vogelsong of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.

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Rex picks Jets’ QB: ‘that Bumgarner guy’

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan speaks during an NFL football news conference in Florham Park, N.J., Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Rex Ryan is calling an audible and going to the bullpen.

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Red Sox sign closer Koji Uehara for 2 years

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have signed Koji Uehara for two more years, committing $18 million to the reliever who closed out the 2013 World Series but struggled along with the team this season.

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Astros, Rockets games to have wider TV audience

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston judge has approved a bankruptcy reorganization plan allowing AT&T and DirecTV to buy Comcast SportsNet Houston and convert it to Root Sports Houston, allowing Houston Astros and Rockets games to be seen by a much wider television audience.

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