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New Vikings stadium nearly quarter complete

An overall view of the construction progress on the interior of the new Vikings stadium Monday, Oct. 20, 2014.  Nine months after the old Metrodome was demolished, officials say the new stadium is 23 percent complete as of the end of September. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Jeff Wheeler)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nine months after the old Metrodome was demolished, the Minnesota Vikings’ new $1 billion downtown stadium is nearly a quarter complete and will be finished on schedule in 2016, officials said Monday.

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World Series: How the Giants and Royals match up

San Francisco Giants players stretch during baseball practice Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Kansas City Royals will host the Giants in Game 1 of the World Series on Oct. 21. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

A position-by-position look at the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium:

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Balanced approach keeps Colts on winning track

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) is tackled by Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Colts owner Jim Irsay decided to rebuild the team after the 2011 season, he insisted on finding the right balance.

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Garrett shuns contract talk with hot Dallas start

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett talks to an official on the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Add Jason Garrett to the list of questions about new contracts facing Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.

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Leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA want to stop New Jersey’s plans to allow legal sports betting, just days before it’s due to start.

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