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Angels drop 2nd game after clinch, 12-3 to Texas

Los Angeles Angels' Brennan Boesch watches his two-run home run in front of Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although the Los Angeles Angels’ figurative hangover from their division-clinching party stretched into a second game, manager Mike Scioscia is confident they will shake it off well before October.

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Rangers win 7th straight, rout AL-best Angels 12-3

Texas Rangers' Jake Smolinski watches his two-run home run next to Los Angeles Angels catcher Hank Conger during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday Sept. 19, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Rua had four hits, Jake Smolinski homered and the Texas Rangers beat the playoff-bound Los Angeles Angels 12-3 Friday night for their seventh straight victory.

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Martin’s homer sparks Pirates over Brewers 4-2

Pittsburgh Pirates' Russell Martin rounds first base after hitting a three-run home run off Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Jonathan Broxton during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Russell Martin swatted at Jonathan Broxton’s 96 mph fastball and watched as Carlos Gomez gave chase. When the ball cleared the fence just out of Gomez’s reach, the Pittsburgh Pirates catcher thumped his chest as he rounded first base after providing the latest lightning bolt in a season full of them for one of baseball’s most resilient teams.

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IOC: Flexible rules could allow baseball’s return

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says the adoption of a more flexible approach to the Olympic program could allow for the return of baseball and other sports.

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Column: Oh, Roger, you still don’t get it

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Oh, Roger, you still don’t get it.

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