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Injured Matt Cain is Series spectator for Giants

File - In this March 27, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, left, and pitcher Matt Cain watch batting practice before an exhibition baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in San Francisco. Cain has been the workhorse of the San Francisco Giants' pitching staff for years, but the elbow injury ended his season and left him rooting for his teammates in the World Series. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Well after the rest of his teammates put on their uniforms, Matt Cain wandered into the San Francisco clubhouse and changed clothes for a recent World Series practice.

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Royals might need a rare pinch hit in Series

Kansas City Royals' Billy Butler takes batting practice during a workout Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in San Francisco. The Royals and the San Francisco Giants are scheduled to play Game 3 of baseball's World Series in San Francisco on Friday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Playing under American League rules with few reliable options on the bench this season, no manager had as little use for pinch hitters as Kansas City’s Ned Yost.

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Meyers Taylor plans to race bobsleds against men

In this Feb. 19, 2014, file photo, the team from the United States USA-1, piloted by Elana Meyers Taylor, left, with brakeman Lauryn Williams, get congratulated in the finish area after their silver medal run during the women's bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Taylor is a two-time Olympic women's bobsled medalist and is already assured of a spot on the World Cup team this season after driving her way to a silver medal at the Sochi Games in February. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — U.S. Olympic women’s bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor is going to race against men.

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Lincecum to undergo treatment on back in Bay Area

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum is helped into the team's dugout during the eighth inning of Game 2 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City Royals defeated the Giants 7-2 to tie the series at 1-1 games. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum was sent for an MRI of his tight back to determine whether he can remain on the active roster when the World Series resumes Friday night.

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PGA president refers to Poulter as ‘lil girl’

In this Sept. 23, 2014, file photo, Europe’s Ian Poulter plays out of the rough on the 15th hole during a practice round ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland. The PGA of America president referred to Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening, Oct. 23, 2014, for his criticism of the jobs Nick Faldo and Tom Watson did as Ryder Cup captains. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening for his criticism of the jobs Nick Faldo and Tom Watson did as Ryder Cup captains.

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