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US skier Shiffrin leads World Cup GS in 1st run

Skiracer Mikaela Shiffrin of the US smiles during the FIS annual Alpine Forum at the alpine skiing World Cup in Soelden, Austria, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The alpine skiing World Cup season 2014/2015 will be opened on Oct. 25, 2014 in Soelden. (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott)

SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin had the fastest first run in the season-opening women’s World Cup giant slalom on Saturday, underlining her ambition to start winning races in the discipline.

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Williams beats Wozniacki to reach champs final

Serena Williams of the US reacts during her semifinal match against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams is in the final of the WTA Finals after beating Caroline Wozniacki in a third-set tiebreaker on Saturday, winning 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) to remain on course for a third-straight title in the season-ending championships.

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Plenty of fall action at St. Cloud State stadium

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — St. Cloud State University’s stadium will see plenty of high school sports action this fall.

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Finnegan passes test, Royals stop Giants in Game 3

Kansas City Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan throws during the seventh inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious.

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Bishop ousted as PGA of America president

PGA of America President Ted Bishop speaks next to the Presidents Cup trophy at a news conference at City Hall in San Francisco, in this July 2, 2014 file photo. The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening Oct. 23, 2014 for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Ted Bishop was never afraid to take a risk or share his strong opinions on any subject during his 23 months as president of the PGA of America. Ultimately, that wound up costing him his job.

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