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Rodriguez suspension ends, back on Yanks’ roster

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez’s season-long suspension formally ended Thursday, a day after the World Series ended.

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Reds exercise Cueto’s option, decline Ludwick

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds exercised Johnny Cueto’s $10 million contract option on Thursday but decided to let outfielder Ryan Ludwick and infielder Jack Hannahan become free agents.

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A’s decline to exercise Nakajima’s contract option

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have declined to exercise their $5.5 million contract option for shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima and instead owe him a $500,000 buyout.

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Warriors whip Kings 95-77 in season opener

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr smiles as he watches his team during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday Oct. 29, 2014.  The Warriors won 95-77.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The only thing Steve Kerr lost in his coaching debut was his voice.

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Gasol powers Memphis past Minnesota 105-101

Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic (14) dribbles against Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, center, and Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Grizzlies are 1-0 for the first time in a long, long time. In fact, all the way back to the team’s days in Vancouver.

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