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India boxing team protests scoring at Asian Games

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — India has lodged a protest against the outcome of an Asian Games semifinal bout after judges awarded a unanimous decision to South Korea’s Park Ji-na over L.Sarita Devi in the 60-kilogram division, sparking loud verbal abuse from sections of the crowd and condemnation from a coach.

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Rousseff to tour Olympic venue with vote in days

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, presidential candidate for re-election of the Workers Party (PT), gestures to journalists prior to a televised presidential debate in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Brazil will hold general elections on Oct. 5. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil President Dilma Rousseff, in a close race for re-election, is touring the main venue for Rio de Janeiro’s 2016 Olympic Games with voting just days away.

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Jim Harbaugh dismisses reports of 49ers discord

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh looks down along the sideline during the first half of the 49ers' NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh has no time for Deion Sanders, Trent Dilfer or others who question whether the fourth-year coach has lost his locker room or the faith of his players.

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A’s Lester, Royals’ Shields in AL wild-card focus

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jon Lester throws to the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals made one of the boldest trades in franchise history two years ago. The Oakland Athletics made a similarly aggressive move just a couple of months ago.

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AP source: 7 umpires rotate at World Series

Colorado Rockies' Wilin Rosario, right, hits a solo home run as Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Daniel Coulombe, left, looks on along with catcher Drew Butera, second from left, and home plate umpire Mike Estabrook during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the plan tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball will tweak its postseason tradition and add a seventh umpire to rotate between the replay booth and field for the World Series and league championship series.

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