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Jay Leno returning to series TV with CNBC car show

This May 21, 2014 file photo shows American comedian Jay Leno smiles during an interview with the Associated Press in Jerusalem.  CNBC is returning Leno to nightly television. The new show, tentatively titled "Jay Leno's Garage" and based on his Emmy Award-winning web series, will premiere in 2015, the network announced Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Leno is returning to nightly television.

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Harness track purchase to draw scrutiny

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A proposal by the Keeneland Association and a partner to acquire an Appalachian harness track and shift its license to build a quarter horse track in the Corbin area will draw close scrutiny, horse racing regulators said.

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Silverman replaces Friedman as Rays’ BB head

FILE  -  In a Feb. 9, 2007, file photo Tampa Bay Devil Rays President Matt Silverman, left, presents Akinori Iwamura, of Japan, his new team jersey during an introductory news conference in St. Petersburg, Fla.  The Tampa Bay Rays said Tuesday Oct. 14, 2014, that Silverman will replace Andrew Friedman as the team's president of baseball operations.    (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Dirk Shadd, File)  TAMPA OUT; CITRUS COUNTY OUT; PORT CHARLOTTE OUT; BROOKSVILLE HERNANDO TODAY OUT ; USA TodayOUT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays expect to keep rolling without Andrew Friedman.

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Kentucky tracks still jostling over race dates

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jockeying over racing dates between Churchill Downs and Kentucky Downs stretched closer toward a Nov. 1 deadline, and horse racing regulators warned Tuesday they’ll step in to settle the dispute if necessary.

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Dodgers hire Andrew Friedman from Rays

In this Feb. 14, 2014, file photo, Tampa Bay Rays general manager Andrew Friedman, right, takes questions during a news conference following a spring training baseball practice in Port Charlotte, Fla. The Dodgers have hired Friedman for the new position of president of baseball operations, while current general manger Ned Colletti will stay on as a senior adviser to team president and CEO Stan Kasten. Friedman comes from the Rays, where he was executive vice president of baseball operations for nine years after being hired at age 28. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fresh off another early playoff exit, the Los Angeles Dodgers overhauled their front office Tuesday.

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