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Jeter launches site to connect athletes to fans

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter addresses the media during a baseball news conference, in this Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 file photo taken at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. Jeter was one of the world’s most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he’s joining the media with a new website "The Players Tribune" devoted to delivering athletes “unfiltered” views to the fans. In a statement on the site that posted Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 Jeter said wants it to “transform how athletes and newsmakers share information, and bring fans closer than ever to the games they love.”(AP Photo/Brian Blanco, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is among the most media-savvy athletes on the planet, but he says it came through trial and error.

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Calvert, Dano lead Blue Jackets past Hurricanes

Columbus Blue Jackets' Fedor Tyutin (51) keeps the puck away from Carolina Hurricanes' Nathan Gerbe (14) during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Mike Munden)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Matt Calvert had two goals and an assist and rookie Marko Dano also scored twice in the third period in the Columbus Blue Jackets’ 6-3 exhibition victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night.

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Moulson scores twice, Sabres beat Capitals 6-1

Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth, of Sweden, reaches out to make a glove save against the Washington Capitals during the second period of an NHL hockey preseason game, Wednesday, Oct., 1, 2014, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Moulson scored twice and Sam Reinhart had his first goal of the preseason in the Buffalo Sabres’ 6-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.

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Tracy, Bell among 7 candidates named by D-Backs

PHOENIX (AP) — Well-traveled former manager Jim Tracy and ex-Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Jay Bell are among seven candidates identified by the team to be interviewed to replace the fired Kirk Gibson.

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A’s part ways a day after 12-inning loss to Royals

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin (6) is hugged by designated hitter Adam Dunn after a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. The Athletics won 4-0, clinching a playoff spot. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Support his big moves or not, Billy Beane made one thing perfectly clear: The Oakland Athletics’ season probably would have ended sooner without Jon Lester a part of it.

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