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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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At 1-all, World Series moves to quirky Giants park

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

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Hosmer loaded up, launched a long fly and watched it sail toward McCovey Cove. Way out there in right field, near the 421-foot mark, the ball bonked off the brick wall.

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America’s Cup flyboys sign tech deal with Airbus

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jimmy Spithill and his mates with Oracle Team USA became the ultimate nautical flyboys last year, using a wing sail and hydrofoils to speed above the waves on San Francisco Bay on their way to a stirring America’s Cup victory.

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