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Teen football player dies after injury during game

ELWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — A high school football player has died after he collided with an opponent and collapsed during a game on Long Island.

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Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford hits a grand slam off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez during the fourth inning of the NL wild-card playoff baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The San Francisco Giants know what it takes to win this time of year. The Pittsburgh Pirates are still learning.

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Joensuu scores twice, Oilers beat Coyotes 3-2

Edmonton Oilers' Keith Aulie (22), Mark Arcobello (26), Steven Pinizzotto (13), Martin Marincin (85) and Jesse Joensuu (6) celebrate a goal against the Arizona Coyotes during the second period of an NHL hockey preseason game, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jesse Joensuu scored his second goal early in the third period to break a tie in the Edmonton Oilers’ 3-2 exhibition victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday night.

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Canadiens, Price beat Blackhawks 3-1

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31), right, blocks a shot by Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game in Chicago, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Rene Bourque and Nathan Beaulieu scored 1:54 apart early in the third period to snap scoreless tie and Carey Price made 31 saves in the Montreal Canadiens’ 3-1 exhibition victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.

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Cowboys’ Spillman subject of reported sex assault

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn’t been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month.

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