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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.

A football before the first half of an NFL preseason football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis.

Bears announce NFL draft headed to Chicago in 2015

The Bears posted the announcement on their Twitter account Thursday, saying: "2015 NFL Draft will be held in Chicago next April 30-May 2 at Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University."

Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones gets ready to hit during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.

ALDS: Orioles break out the bats & blast past Tigers 12-3

The Orioles turned a close game into a rout with an eight-run eighth inning against Max Scherzer and three ineffective relievers.

University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon, left, stands with new head football coach Brady Hoke at a news conference in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011. Hoke becomes the 19th coach in the 131-year history of Michigan football and arrives in Ann Arbor after spending the past eight seasons as a head coach at Ball State and San Diego State.

Michigan AD suggests coach Hoke safe for now

Hoke and Brandon have both received criticism for the handling of injured quarterback Shane Morris in last week's loss to Minnesota. Brandon said in an interview with The Associated Press that Hoke is a "terrific" coach — and that fans should support players and coaches as they try to turn this season around.

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Ex-judge selected to hear Ray Rice’s appeal of NFL suspension

A former U.S. District judge was appointed by the NFL to hear the appeal filed by the former running back.

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Hernandez lawyers trying to get evidence tossed

Lawyers for the ex-New England Patriot have continued their effort to have cellphone evidence thrown out.

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Packers hosting Vikings tonight on KBAI 930AM

It's a match-up of 2-and-2 teams as Minnesota visits Green Bay. Catch it all on KPUG 1170AM beginning at 5pm.

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American League Divisional today on KPUG

ALDS: Orioles thump Tigers; Kansas City Royals at L.A. Angels at now on The Sports Leader.

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Panthers’ Alexander banned 10 games for doping

DE Frank Alexander, who missed the first four games of this season due to a previous violation of the policy, won't return until mid-December.

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Giants sink Pirates in NL Wild Card playoff

A four-hit shutout by Madison Bumgarner and a grand slam by Brandon Crawford carried the Giants to an 8-0 win.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 2.

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Dallas Cowboys player investigated for sexual assault

An unnamed player is being investigated for an alleged sexual assault in the team's hotel last month.

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Team’s ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

Lewis and Clark Middle School's football team gets tricky with a special play called the "Ugly Kardashian."

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner waits his turn in the batting cage at PNC Park in Pittsburgh during a team workout Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Bumgarner gets the start against Pittsburgh Pirates' Edinson Volquez in Wednesday night's National League wild card baseball game in Pittsburgh.

NL Wild Card: Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates

The San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.

Oakland Athletics' Adam Dunn leans against the batting cage before the start of the AL wild-card playoff baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

Dunn retires following a 14 year career

Following the Athletics loss to the Kansas City Royals in the A.L. Wildcard game, Adam Dunn told ESPN that he has played his final game.

Minnesota Twins coach Paul Molitor is seen in the dugout during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Saturday, May 10, 2014.

Report: Paul Molitor, Twins set to meet

Molitor has never managed in the majors or minor leagues but has extensive coaching experience since leaving baseball as a player.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) warms up on the sideline during the third quarter of an NFL football game between the New England Patriots and the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass.

Brady tries to keep even keel during slow start

Tom Brady tries not to get too high when things are going well or too low when they're not.

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Canucks beat Canadiens

Vancouver Canucks' Henrik Sedin (33), of Sweden, talks with Alexander Edler (23), of Sweden, during a timeout in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Phoenix Coyotes Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. The Coyotes defeated the Canucks 1-0.

Vancouver bounced back from a blown lead and beat Montreal 3-2 on Thursday night.

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No.9 Vikings swept at No.15 NNU

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The Vikings fell to 17-5 overall and 10-3 in GNAC play.

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WWU soccer: men & women win

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The WWU men beat South Dakota School of Mines & the women beat Northwest Nazarene.

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TNF: Saints take over first after first road win

New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees warms up before an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Philadelphia.

The 4-4 Saints piled up 375 yards to snap a seven-game losing streak on the road that dated back to last November.