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Giants second baseman Scutaro has back surgery

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro has undergone back surgery that could end his career.

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Records detail allegations against Ray McDonald

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — New documents detailing sexual assault allegations against former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald show that a woman claims the attack happened at his home after they drank together and she injured her head in a fall near the player’s swimming pool.

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Novak’s 40-yard FG lifts Chargers past 49ers

San Diego Chargers's Nick Novak (9) kicks a 40-yard field goal from the hold of Mat McBriar in overtime against the San Francisco 49ers in an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. The Chargers won 38-35. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers looked at the 21-point deficit on the scoreboard at halftime and even he wondered whether the San Diego Chargers had it in them to come back. The season depended on it, so Rivers took charge.

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Things to know about Friday’s baseball news

San Diego Padres outfielder Matt Kemp, center, poses for a picture with Padres general manager A.J. Preller, left, and manager Bud Black, right, during a news conference introducing Kemp as part of the baseball club Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in San Diego. The Padres deal for the former the Los Angeles Dodger was the first of three big deals by the new Padres general manager, who also has added outfielder Wil Myers, the 2013 AL Rookie of the Year, from Tampa Bay and All-Star catcher Derek Norris from Oakland. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

There was a flurry of news around Major League Baseball on Friday as teams worked to retool before the holiday break. Here are some things to know about all the player moves and other changes:

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Sponsors pay big bucks to join college bowl games

This Oct. 25, 2011, file photo, shows a Ford logo,on the tailgate of a pick-up truck, and on a Ford dealership sign at Salem Ford in Salem, N.H. This holiday season’s blitz of college football bowl games will feature a reshuffled roster of corporate sponsors spending millions to thrust their names in front of fans watching on TV and in the stands. The Ford Motor Quick Lane Bowl is making its debut this season. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ready! Set! Hut, hut: This holiday season’s blitz of college football bowl games will feature a reshuffled roster of corporate sponsors spending millions to thrust their names in front of fans watching on TV and in the stands.

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