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Phelps apologizes after another brush with the law

In this July 11, 2014, file photo, Michael Phelps walks away from the starting block after winning the men's 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam swim meet at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Michael Phelps can’t seem to break a disturbing pattern.

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A’s lose 9-8 in 12-inning AL wild-card thriller

Oakland Athletics' Eric Sogard, left, and Brandon Moss sit in the dugout after the Athletics lost 9-8 to the Kansas City Royals in 12 innings in the AL wild-card playoff baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics stumbled their way through a late-season swoon, the club that once boasted baseball’s best record scratching its way into the final playoff spot on the last day of the regular season.

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A’s, Royals tied in extras in AL wild-card game

Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer celebrates after scoring on a single by Christian Colon during the 12th inning of the AL wild-card playoff baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Back in the playoffs after 29 years, the Kansas City Royals ran wild and outlasted Oakland in a thrilling opener to baseball’s postseason.

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Serena Williams headlines Hopman Cup field

Serena Williams of the United States return a shots to Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain during the first round of China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Top-ranked Serena Williams will combine with Wimbledon doubles champion Jack Sock in the United States team which will compete in a star-studded Hopman Cup tournament in January.

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Paquette, Connolly lift Lightning over Stars 5-1

Dallas Stars' Shawn Horcoff (10) fights off a block by Tampa Bay Lightning's Eric Brewer (2) as Horcoff challenges right wing Brett Connolly (14) for control of the puck during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Dallas. Stars' Vernon Fiddler (38) and Lightning's Andrej Sustr (62), of the Czech Republic, watch the play from the rear. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Cedric Paquette and Brett Connolly each scored a goal and assisted on another as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Tuesday night.

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