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Steelers Taylor, Shazier leave game with injuries

Carolina Panthers' Kelvin Benjamin (13) is brought down by Pittsburgh Steelers' Ike Taylor during an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/The Star, Ben Earp)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Pittsburgh cornerback Ike Taylor broke his right forearm in the Steelers’ 37-19 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night.

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Cuban baseball opening runs into trouble

In this Sept. 17, 2014, file photo,  Boston Red Sox's Rusney Castillo bats against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the baseball game in Pittsburgh. When Castillo left Cuba he signed a $72.5 million, seven-year deal with the Boston Red Sox this summer, topping outfielder Jose Abreu’s $68 million, six-year contract with the Chicago White Sox last October. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba’s unprecedented effort to stop a devastating baseball talent drain doesn’t seem to be working, with a string of stars leaving for the major leagues in the year since the government allowed a small number to play professionally overseas.

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Cards clinch playoff spot, then lose 7-2 to Reds

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn throws to a Cincinnati Reds batter during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Sarah Conard)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals clinched a playoff spot on Sunday, and then lost 7-2 to Jay Bruce and the Cincinnati Reds.

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No. 4 Oklahoma thrives in test at West Virginia

Oklahoma's Samaje Perine slaps hands with fans after an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Morgantown, W.Va., on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Oklahoma won 45-33. (AP Photo/Tyler Evert)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Playing a long stretch of games away from home doesn’t stir great concern for Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops and his players.

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Denver can’t finish rally, falls to Seattle 26-20

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning walks off the field after a play in the second half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

SEATTLE (AP) — Peyton Manning just needed one more possession.

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