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APNewsBreak: ‘Easy Rider’ bike going to auction

In this Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 photo, Michael Eisenberg, sits on the customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in “Easy Rider” at the Profiles in History auction house in Calabasas, Calif.  Eisenberg, a California businessman who once co-owned a Los Angeles motorcycle-themed restaurant with Fonda and “Easy Rider” co-star Dennis Hopper, owns the motorcycle that has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s.  The auction house Profiles in History tells The Associated Press it estimates the Harley-Davidson will bring between $1 million and $1.2 million at its Oct. 18, 2014 sale. AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

NEW YORK (AP) — The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in “Easy Rider” has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it’s for sale.

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Angels’ magic number drops to 2 despite loss

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Cory Rasmus throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels inched closer to the AL West title despite one of their most lopsided losses of the season.

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Kazmir, sloppy Athletics lose 6-3 to Rangers

Oakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir, third from left, waits to be removed from the baseball game against the Texas Rangers by manager Bob Melvin, left, in the fifth inning Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Just when it looked like the Oakland Athletics had turned things around with consecutive wins in Seattle, they put together one of their sloppiest performances of the year.

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Peavy, Posey help Giants gain ground in NL West

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jake Peavy throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — Jake Peavy put an end to San Francisco’s slide and gave the Giants more hope of winning the NL West.

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Mariners rout Angels, gain ground in playoff race

Seattle Mariners' Endy Chavez, left, and Robinson Cano celebrate their team's 13-2 win against the Los Angeles Angels in a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Zunino’s two-run double keyed a four-run fifth inning and the Seattle Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-2 on Tuesday night.

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