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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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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Team’s ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

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

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John Oliver explains English soccer

The "Last Week Tonight" host explains the class system of English soccer to David Letterman.

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Tiger Woods to open restaurant

Tiger Woods is trying out some new courses.

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McIlroy wins PGA Tour player of the year

The award was announced on Wednesday and surprised no one.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the big sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Oct. 1.

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FCC considers ban on Redskins name

Broadcasters could be fined for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans.

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Defiant Royals outfox A’s in Wild Card game

Kansas City beat Oakland in a thrilling do-or-die playoff to eke out a victory in their first postseason game for 29 years.

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MLB ready for the ‘second season’

The playoffs start tonight in Kansas City as the Royals play host to the Athletics in the American League Wild Card game.

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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

The Olympic swimmer was reportedly pulled over in Maryland early on Tuesday morning.

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FCC expected to end sports TV blackout rule

A decades-old rule that has prohibited pay-TV providers from airing some home sports games could soon be a thing of the past.

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Michael Strahan making film debut in ‘Magic Mike’ sequel

The former football star turned TV host is set to take on the big screen.

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NFL TV ratings rise despite domestic violence fumble

More Americans are watching football than last year, signaling the NFL's handling of domestic violence cases has not dented its popularity.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to Monday Night’s game between the Pats and the Chiefs, here is a look at the other big…

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Neutral arbitrator to hear Ray Rice appeal

This marks the first time a neutral arbitrator had been appointed in a personal conduct disciplinary case.

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Charles scores three as Chiefs crush Patriots

Playing in front of a pumped up home crowd the Chiefs shot out to a 17-0 halftime lead and were never headed.

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Twins fire Gardenhire after 13 seasons

The Minnesota Twins have fired manager Ron Gardenhire.

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