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Young, Wolves hold off Pistons 97-91

Minnesota Timberwolves'  Thaddeus Young, left, shoots as Detroit Pistons' Brandon Jennings looks on in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 97-91. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves’ youth movement is in full effect, with Andrew Wiggins and Co. ushering in a new era in the wake of Kevin Love’s departure.

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Owners have grand plans for new MLS club in LA

Major League Soccer announces the details of the league's plan to launch a second team in the Los Angeles area after shutting down Chivas USA, at a news conference in Los Angeles Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Flanking MLS commissioner Don Garber, second from right, are members of the ownership group Tom Penn, Peter Guber and Henry Nguyen, right. The new team, the Los Angeles Football Club, will begin play in 2017 with strong owners and plans for a soccer-specific stadium. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Henry Nguyen and Peter Guber envision their new Major League Soccer team taking the field somewhere in the Los Angeles area in early 2017 in a sparkling new stadium filled with roaring fans.

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Warriors exercise options on Barnes, Ezeli

Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli, right, of Nigeria, goes to the basket against Sacramento Kings forward Derrick Williams during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday Oct. 29 2014.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have picked up the fourth-year options on the contracts of forward Harrison Barnes and center Festus Ezeli for next season.

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Nats keep Span, decline LaRoche, Soriano options

WASHINGTON (AP) — Center fielder Denard Span is staying with the Washington Nationals, who exercised their $9 million option for 2015 on his contract Thursday, while declining options on first baseman Adam LaRoche and reliever Rafael Soriano.

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Angels pick up closer Street’s option for 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have exercised their $7 million contract option on closer Huston Street.

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