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HBO unleashes streaming from cable contracts

This file publicity image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen in a scene from "Game of Thrones."   HBO plans to offer a stand-alone version of its popular video-streaming service, CEO Richard Plepler said at an investor meeting at parent Time Warner Inc. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/HBO, Keith Bernstein, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a stand-alone product, as more Americans choose to watch the Web, not the TV. Viewers longing to see “Game of Thrones”, “True Detective” and “Veep” will no longer have to pay big bucks for cable and satellite contracts. So, is this the end of pay-TV as we know it?

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Royals’ Guthrie apologizes for post-game T-shirt

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie speaks during a news conference before Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Baltimore Orioles Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Guthrie apologized on Twitter to the Orioles for wearing a T-shirt to his post-game news conference Tuesday night that read, "These O's Ain't Royal." The shirt touched off an avalanche of criticism toward Guthrie.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie wore his familiar home jersey into the Kauffman Stadium interview room Wednesday and promptly apologized for what he had worn just 12 hours earlier.

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