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NASCAR: Logano wins at Kansas to advance in title race

Joey Logano has grabbed the first berth in the next round of NASCAR's championship race with a victory Sunday at Kansas Speedway.

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn, left, and Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher pose with The Coaches' Trophy during a news conference for the NCAA BCS National Championship college football game Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in Newport Beach, Calif. Florida State plays Auburn on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014.

Deja vu: Florida State & Auburn one & two in AP poll

Mississippi and Mississippi State are tied for third in The Associated Press college football poll after a wild day of unexpected results brought major changes to the Top 25.

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy walks to the dugout during the ninth inning of an baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, April 3, 2014,in Phoenix. The Giants won 8-5.

NLDS: Belt leads Giants past Nats; LA evens series

Brandon Belt homered off Tanner Roark in the 18th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to their 10th consecutive postseason victory, edging Washington 2-1 on Saturday night for a 2-0 lead in the NL Division Series.

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Shake-up Saturday: 10 ranked teams fall; AP Top 25 scoreboard

The biggest weekend of the college football season delivered a sensational Saturday that included three of the top six teams in The Associated Press poll getting beat.

Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy (2) celebrates with teammates after scoring the go-ahead run in the eighth inning of Game 2 in baseball's AL Division Series against the Detroit Tigers in Baltimore, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Baltimore won 7-6.

ALDS: O’s and Royals both lead 2-0

The Orioles beat the Tigers for a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five AL Division Series. The surprising Kansas City Royals took a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.

San Francisco Giants' Joe Panik, right, gets wrapped up with Washington Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera (3) after being called out at second during the third inning of Game 1 of baseball's NL Division Series at Nationals Park, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, in Washington.

NLDS: Giants & Cards earn game one victories

The San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Friday in an NL Division Series opener. The St. Louis Cardinals edges the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-9 in game one.

Argentina's Lionel Messi pumps his fists after Argentina defeated the Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout after a 0-0 tie after extra time to advance to the finals after the World Cup semifinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Argentina at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo Brazil, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Judge refuses to drop Messi tax fraud charges

A Spanish judge rejected an appeal filed by Lionel Messi's lawyers on Friday to drop tax fraud charges against the Barcelona star.

Basketball

US women reach semis after rout of France

The U.S. shot a record 71 percent from the field to rout France Friday night in the quarterfinals of the women's world championship.

UCLA coach Steve Alford gestures during the second half of his team's NCAA college basketball game against Oregon State, Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. UCLA won 74-69.

UCLA signs coach Steve Alford to extension

UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford is getting a one-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season one year after arriving in Westwood.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of this week's best moments in sports.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Fredi Gonzalez staying as Braves manager

Gonzalez' future was in doubt after the Braves missed the playoffs. GM Frank Wren was fired with a week to go in the regular season.

Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy (2) celebrates with teammates after scoring the go-ahead run in the eighth inning of Game 2 in baseball's AL Division Series against the Detroit Tigers in Baltimore, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Baltimore won 7-6.

Full slate of MLB playoff baseball on the radio

Orioles down Tigers & Giants at Nationals on KPUG 1170AM. Cardinals at Dodgers & Angels at Royals on KBAI 930AM.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at today's biggest sports stories.

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Moustakas leas Royals to 11th inning win over Angels

Mike Moustakas delivered the game-winning home run as Kansas City rallied to another extra-inning win.

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Orioles beat Tigers in first game of playoff series

Baltimore pummeled Detroit for a 12-3 victory in the first game of their best-of-five American League divisional series in Baltimore on Thursday.

This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Ben Affleck in a scene from "Gone Girl." The film will make its world premiere as the opening night film at the 52nd New York Film Festival. The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Thursday, July 17, 2014, that the highly anticipated adaption of Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel will kick off the festival on September 26. The 20th Century Fox thriller, which stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, will premiere in theaters shortly after on October 3.

Ben Affleck won’t wear a Yankees hat – even in character

The actor refused to wear the hat of his team's rival in his new movie "Gone Girl."

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Rodgers, Green Bay hammer Vikings

Eddie Lacy restored Green Bay's running game and ran the Packers to a 42-10 rout over the Minnesota Vikings.

Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer celebrates with teammates after hitting a solo home run against the Chicago White Sox during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

Moustakas’ HR in 11th puts Royals past Angels

Kansas City Royals kept rolling in their first postseason in 29 years with an 11-inning win over the in the AL Division Series opener

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers drops back to pass during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game against the St. Louis Rams Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in St. Louis.

Rodgers and the Packers rout Vikings

Green Bay led 28-0 after the first half played in a light rain, and essentially toyed with Minnesota (2-3) the rest of the way.

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The video huddles the whole city as "The King" returns home.

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Thomas Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, dead at 71

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The longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

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Cook wrote a column published on Thursday and said he hopes that his declaration can help others.

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World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was awarded a new truck with "technology and stuff" by a very nervous Chevy employee and Twitter took notice.

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U.S. economy grows 3.5% in third quarter

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A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter.