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Fantasy football Week 9 projections: Broncos-Patriots featuring Peyton Manning, Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady

55 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

We break down the Week 9 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots. The Week 9 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots features two Hall of Fame quarterbacks playing at a very high level....Show More Summary

Rick Renteria Fired as Cubs Manager: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The Chicago Cubs confirmed the dismissal of Rick Renteria as manager in a move widely expected in recent days. The club has been heavily linked to Joe Maddon, who left the same post with the Tampa Bay Rays last week. Mark Gonzales of...Show More Summary

LAFC primed for success, but only after distancing themselves from Chivas

58 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

LAFC will enter MLS with the lessons from Chivas USA, but not the baggage. For the past ten years, there've been two MLS teams in Los Angeles. But, thanks to the folding of Chivas USA, there will be just one team in LA for the next two years, until LAFC launches in 2017. Show More Summary

St. Louis Cardinals Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

The St. Louis Cardinals made the playoffs yet again in 2014, so with much of the roster set already, the team's front office will try to add some complementary pieces that can get the team back to the World Series next year. St. Louis...Show More Summary

Matt Kenseth on Kevin Harvick Martinsville accident: 'I couldn't feel any worse'

Regretful over their Martinsville run-in, Matt Kenseth is hoping he hasn’t ruined Kevin Harvick’s championship hopes. Kevin Harvick has a new No. 1 fan, as Matt Kenseth is openly rooting for Harvick to advance out of the Eliminator Round and make the championship finale Nov. Show More Summary

San Francisco Giants Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

The San Francisco Giants are World Series champions for the third time in five years, so the team's front office will focus on making moves this offseason that can help the team get back to the Fall Classic next year. A couple of the acquisitions the team has added over the past year—Michael Morse and Jake Peavy—are set to become free agents. Show More Summary

Bus driver's family sues FedEx in deadly college trip crash

The family of a bus driver killed along with several high school students and their chaperones in a fiery collision with a FedEx truck earlier this year has filed a lawsuit against the transportation company.

Stephen Colbert announces 'Colbert Report' end date

We all knew it was coming, but now we have the date: "The Colbert Report" is ending on Dec. 18.

Brandon Knight, Bucks can't agree on contract extension, according to report

The Bucks could not find a good price for their starting point guard and will let him enter restricted free agency next year. The Milwaukee Bucks and Brandon Knight were unable to agree on a contract extension prior to the Oct. 31 deadline,...Show More Summary

Mike Golic spent Halloween dressed like Bill Belichick

The boys are live from Foxboro this Halloween morning..for Greeny I guess imitation is the sincerest form of flattery — Mike & Mike (@MikeAndMike) October 31, 2014 This has to be the most comfortable costume ever. Show More Summary

AFI Fest: 'Selma' footage to be unveiled at event with Oprah Winfrey

One of the more intriguing entrants to the holiday/late award-season calendar is “Selma,” indie filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s take on Martin Luther King Jr. and three critical months in the civil rights movement circa 1965.

Jerusalem remains tense as Al Aqsa mosque partially reopens

Jerusalem remained tense Friday as the Al Aqsa mosque was partially reopened to Muslim worshipers while Palestinians clashed with police around the city in a "day of rage" against Israeli policies.

Paul Pierce is Captain America for Halloween, Marcin Gortat is himself

Captain America reporting for duty — Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) October 31, 2014 Say what you will about Paul Pierce, but the dude can fill out a Captain America costume perfectly. All these NBA costumes have...Show More Summary

Kansas City Royals Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

For as disappointed as Kansas City is that the Kansas City Royals fell short in their quest for the franchise's first World Series crown in 29 years, fans should be proud of the team's performance and optimistic about its chances toShow More Summary

Justice Department orders reforms, monitor for Albuquerque police

Under a settlement agreement announced Friday by the Justice Department, federal officials will appoint an independent monitor to oversee the Albuquerque Police Department as it implements sweeping reforms to change how it uses forc...

Houston Astros Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

While 2014 wasn't a banner year for Houston, the Astros showed significant improvement on the field, winning 70 games and not finishing in last place for the first time since 2010. Top prospects Jon Singleton and George Springer showed...Show More Summary

Modern textile designs on exhibit at Craft & Folk Art Museum

"New Directions: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles," organized by the Textile Society of America, opened recently at the Craft & Folk Art Museum. The concept is to showcase shifts in contemporary textile art and to highlight technical, aesthetic and structural innovations.

Detroit Tigers Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

Another division title, another disappointing showing in the playoffs for the Detroit Tigers. Not even the additions of former AL Cy Young Award winner David Price and All-Star closer Joakim Soria were able to propel Detroit to its first...Show More Summary

Football: Another Fotheringham is making a name for himself

When Newhall Hart was producing All-CIF quarterbacks in the 1980s, 6-foot-6 Chad Fotheringham got to play the position as a senior even though his best position supposedly was tight end. Then he became a top quarterback at the junior college level and played at Pacific in 1995.

Cubs fire Rick Renteria, opening job for Joe Maddon

The Cubs denied that they had hired Maddon, but now they've fired their current manager. So yeah. The Cubs have fired manager Rick Renteria, according to the Chicago Tribune's Mark Gonzales. In all likelihood, this move was made to open up the spot for free agent manager Joe Maddon. Show More Summary

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