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World Series rating for opener drops to low

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence, left, celebrates with Pablo Sandoval the team's 7-1 victory in Game 1 of baseball's World Series over the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A World Series opener involving the San Francisco Giants set a record low TV rating for the second time in three seasons.

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Vegas police probe complaint against Blake Griffin

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are investigating a man’s allegation that Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas nightclub during the weekend.

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Padres fire Plantier as hitting coach

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Phil Plantier is the latest hitting coach to be fired by the San Diego Padres.

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US men to play Colombia in London on Nov. 14

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men’s soccer team will play third-ranked Colombia in an exhibition game Nov. 14 in London at Craven Cottage, the home stadium of Fulham.

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Indian Wells tourney generates higher econ impact

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — The BNP Paribas Open that combines the ATP and WTA tennis tours in a two-week tournament had an estimated gross economic impact on the Coachella Valley of nearly $374 million.

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