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Butler, Escobar rally Royals to 2-1 lead in Game 2

Kansas City Royals' Alcides Escobar hits an RBI double during the second inning of Game 2 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler and Alcides Escobar had run-scoring hits off Jake Peavy, and the Kansas City Royals took a 2-1 lead over San Francisco after three innings Wednesday night as they tried to even the World Series at a game apiece.

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Port touts San Diego Bay as perfect venue

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Port of San Diego is making a final push to land the America’s Cup, including releasing a splashy video touting the bay as a perfect venue for so-called stadium sailing.

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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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