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Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen reacts after a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles 5-4. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
September 21, 2017 - 5:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pinch-hitter Andre Ethier and Curtis Granderson homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched a tie for the NL West title, ending a four-game losing streak by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Thursday. The Dodgers can win their fifth straight division crown Friday night with...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2017, file photo, Andre Ward celebrates after defeating Sergey Kovalev in a light heavyweight championship boxing match in Las Vegas. Ward is retiring from boxing with an undefeated record because he no longer has the desire to fight, according to a statement on his website Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
September 21, 2017 - 5:05 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Andre Ward decided to end his career on top. Ward announced Thursday he is retiring from boxing because he no longer has the desire to fight, leaving the sport at age 33 with an undefeated record and the light heavyweight championship. Ward released a statement on his website...
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FILE - This Oct. 24, 2005, file photo shows Shaquille O'Neal watching from the bench as the Miami Heat plays the Atlanta Hawks in a pre-season basketball game. O'Neal, a New Jersey native, is backing Democrat Phil Murphy in this year's contest to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie. Murphy campaign spokesman Dan Bryan says O'Neal will formally endorse Murphy on Monday. He had no further details. O'Neal backed Christie in his 2013 re-election bid, calling the governor a "great man" and even appearing in an ad for him. Christie cannot seek re-election because of term limits. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, FILE)
September 21, 2017 - 5:01 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey native and former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal is backing Democrat Phil Murphy in this year's contest to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie. Murphy campaign spokesman Dan Bryan says O'Neal will formally endorse Murphy on Monday. He had no further details. O'Neal...
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Cesar Garcia wipes his eye as he talks about how he and other family members survived the Payson, Ariz., flash flooding this summer that killed 10 other family members, at his home, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
September 21, 2017 - 4:59 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — As water rushed around him, Cesar Garcia clung desperately to a tree and his 1-year-old daughter, hoisting himself above the debris-filled creek that had swept the pair downstream and killed 10 of his family members. "All I could think of was like, 'Hold on to my baby.' If I didn't...
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes veered slightly lower in early trading Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, as investors sized up the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
September 21, 2017 - 4:59 pm
A slide in technology companies weighed on U.S. stocks Thursday, pulling the market lower for the first time this week and erasing modest gains from a day earlier. Supermarket operators, beverage companies and other consumer-focused stocks also declined. Industrial companies and banks led the...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 21, 2017 - 4:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — World leaders are learning to speak Donald Trump, offering big dollops of praise and echoing the president's own language this week at the U.N. General Assembly in New York. In a series of meetings with his foreign counterparts, Trump has seemed to delight in the fact that some of...
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September 21, 2017 - 4:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook and the Russia investigation (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The top Democrats on the House and Senate intelligence panels are praising Facebook's decision to provide thousands of ads bought by a Russian agency to Congress. Rep. Adam Schiff of California and Sen...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2016, file photo, Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle reacts to a call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls in Dallas. From the start of last season to the start of this season, not a single NBA team has changed coaches. That's an unprecedented run of retention and an obvious source of pride for coaches across the league as the first practices of the season get set to occur this weekend. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
September 21, 2017 - 4:49 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Dozens of NBA players found new homes this offseason. A few front offices dealt with hirings and firings. There's a new arena in Detroit and an ownership change looms in Houston. The league's logo was even tweaked. Change was everywhere. That is, except the coaches' offices. Here's a...
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September 21, 2017 - 4:44 pm
The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. U2; $8,024,692...
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FILE- In this Oct. 27, 2016 file photo, Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's campaign airplane sits partially on the tarmac and the grass after sliding off the runway while landing at LaGuardia airport in New York. A report by the National Transportation Safety Board released on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, held the pilots responsible for the aircraft over-running the runway. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
September 21, 2017 - 4:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Pilots landing a plane that overran a runway at LaGuardia Airport while carrying then-vice presidential candidate Mike Pence made "several failures in close succession" that caused the plane to end up in a field of arrestor beds close to a highway, investigators said Thursday. The...
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