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Raiders plagued by 3rd-down defensive woes

Oakland Raiders interim head coach Tony Sparano gestures from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — As if the Oakland Raiders’ defensive problems weren’t bad enough, another injury will force them to use a third-stringer at strong safety.

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Giants rely on core of 4 relievers

San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Javier Lopez throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during the 10th inning of Game 3 of the National League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance.

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Palmer leads Cardinals past Raiders 24-13

Oakland Raiders interim head coach Tony Sparano gestures from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — There have been plenty of low points in a decade of losing for the Oakland Raiders.

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UCLA rallies to beat California 36-34

UCLA running back Paul Perkins, left, is greeted by teammate Caleb Benenoch, right, after scoring a touchdown during the first half of a NCAA college football game against California, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Brett Hundley threw for 330 yards and two touchdowns and added a third score on the ground to help UCLA snap a seven-game skid at California with a 36-34 victory Saturday.

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