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Padres fire Plantier as hitting coach

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Phil Plantier is the latest hitting coach to be fired by the San Diego Padres.

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Indian Wells tourney generates higher econ impact

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — The BNP Paribas Open that combines the ATP and WTA tennis tours in a two-week tournament had an estimated gross economic impact on the Coachella Valley of nearly $374 million.

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Stanford picked to win Pac-12 regular-season crown

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer’s Stanford team has been picked to win a 15th consecutive Pac-12 regular-season women’s basketball championship.

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Beaten Giants fan shows progress in ESPN interview

FILE-This June 25, 2014 file photo shows a wheelchair bound Bryan Stow, assisted by a caregiver, is surrounded by family and media as he is led into the Los Angeles County Superior Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles. Stow who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodger fans put up his hands and fingers, fist bumped his mom and talked about his goals in a new interview three years after the attack outside Dodger Stadium. Stow, wearing a Giants tank top, spoke to ESPN on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 from his parents’ home in the Northern California city of Capitola, where he watched Game 1 of the World Series between the Giants and Kansas City Royals. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Al Seib) MANDATORY CREDIT

CAPITOLA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodger fans three years ago outside Dodger Stadium put up his hands and fingers, fist-bumped his mom and talked about his goals in a display of his progress during a new interview aired Wednesday morning.

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Ezeli returns as Warriors beat Clippers 125-107

Golden State Warriors' David Lee, left, congratulates Festus Ezeli (31) during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Festus Ezeli got the best birthday present he could imagine: playing in an NBA game.

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