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Unpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian Olympic medalist Ricardo Prado is making a pitch with a deadline for signups just three weeks away.

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Bishop ousted as PGA of America president

PGA of America President Ted Bishop speaks next to the Presidents Cup trophy at a news conference at City Hall in San Francisco, in this July 2, 2014 file photo. The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening Oct. 23, 2014 for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Ted Bishop was never afraid to take a risk or share his strong opinions on any subject during his 23 months as president of the PGA of America. Ultimately, that wound up costing him his job.

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Vargas to take on Vogelsong in Game 4 of Series

At left, in an Oct. 15, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Ryan Vogelsong throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series in San Francisco. At right, in a July 8, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Jason Vargas pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Vargas faces Vogelsong in Game 4 of baseball's World Series Saturday night, Oct. 25, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even though Jason Vargas will be making his World Series debut for Kansas City in Game 4, the Fall Classic atmosphere in San Francisco will not be foreign to him.

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WTA plans World Cup teams event

Serbia's Ana Ivanovic celebrates after winning a point against Romania's Simona Halep during their singles match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

SINGAPORE (AP) — The WTA is considering setting up its own World Cup team event, separate from the existing Fed Cup organized by the ITF.

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Royals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead

San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco is out at first as he dives with Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer covering during the seventh inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That same winning formula of fundamental baseball put the Kansas City Royals on top in the World Series.

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