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Cowboys, Eagles and Ravens pull off comebacks wins

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo smiles on the sideline during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in St. Louis. The Cowboys won 34-31. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys were big-time comeback kids in Week 3 of the NFL season.

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A’s trying to hold on amid extended slump

Oakland Athletics' Geovany Soto (17) argues with home plate umpire Jerry Meals, left, after striking out against the Philadelphia Phillies in the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. The A's won 8-6 in 10 innings. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

There’s only a week left in the regular season, which may seem like an eternity for the Oakland Athletics.

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Kent creates scholarship for Cal women’s athletics

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Former major league infielder Jeff Kent is giving back to women’s athletics at his former school, the University of California.

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Donaldson powers A’s past Phillies

Oakland Athletics' Geovany Soto hits a double to drive in two runs against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland needed a big hit in the 10th inning against Philadelphia. Fortunately for the Athletics, they had Josh Donaldson at the plate.

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Phillies lose 8-6 to Athletics in 10 innings

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher A.J. Burnett, center, is taken out of the baeball game by manager Ryne Sandberg (23) in the fifth inning against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A.J. Burnett moved up the career strikeout list. At the moment, that’s the furthest thing from his mind.

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