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Auburn’s Pearl aims to bring in wins not just fans

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bruce Pearl has hobnobbed with the students, courted fans and generally been selling Auburn’s basketball program to anyone who would listen.

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‘McCarthys’ inspired by creator’s modern family

This 2014 photo provided by CBS shows, from left, Tyler Ritter as Ronny, Jack McGee as Arthur and Laurie Metcalf as Marjorie, in a scene from the pilot for the CBS comedy, "The McCarthys," premiering Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS television network.  (AP Photo/CBS, Robert Voets)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After the sitcom “Happy Endings” was, ironically, abruptly canceled, writer Brian Gallivan looked close to home for his next gig: His own family inspired “The McCarthys,” a new CBS comedy about sports-obsessed brood with one gay son.

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Bianchi family says injured driver still critical

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The family of injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi said Thursday he is still in critical condition but stable one month after his crash at the Japanese Grand Prix.

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San Francisco fans revel in team’s hat-trick win

A man jumps over a burning couch in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The celebration in San Francisco’s streets over the Giants’ World Series victory turned raucous and violent, with two people injured by gunfire and a third stabbed. Police got pelted with bottles as they tried to disperse crowds.

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Hearing set in Lewan’s Michigan assault case

Tennessee Titans rookie NFL football player Taylor Lewan, right, leaves Washtenaw County District Court in Ann Arbor, Mich. after pleading guilty to two misdemeanors to resolve an assualt case involving an Ohio State fan, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.  (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Melanie Maxwell) LOCAL TV OUT. LOCAL INTERNET

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan pleaded guilty Thursday to being drunk and disorderly in a plea deal that will put him on probation for a confrontation involving an Ohio State fan.

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