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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Oct. 24.

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Lincecum iffy for rest of Series

Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum was sent for an MRI of his back to determine whether he can remain on the active roster.

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Royals outfielders cram for ‘quirky’ AT&T test

The irresistible talents of the Royals' outfielders may be tested by the inscrutable elements of San Francisco's quirky right field.

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Lakers’ Nash out for season with back injury

The latest setback suggests the two-time NBA Most Valuable Player may have played his final game.

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Manning adds to touchdown record as Broncos beat Chargers

Denver QB Peyton Manning added three more touchdowns to his career record as the Broncos beat San Diego.

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NFL ‘on track’ to field London team

The NFL plans to field a team in London and could have a franchise there by 2022.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Oct. 23.

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The NCAA may be out some big cash

The bill has come in for former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon's successful court challenge of the NCAA, and it's a whopper.

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NBA draft lottery won’t be changing

The changes sought to distribute the odds more evenly among the non-playoff teams.

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Royals even World Series with rout of Giants

Kansas City Royals rediscovered their post-season magic and won a battle of the bullpens in a 7-2 victory.

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NFL: Legal process will play role in punishments

Punishment for players implicated in domestic violence will not be imposed upon arrest but at some point "farther down the process."

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Ray Rice’s appeal hearing set for early November

The hearing on the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL has tentatively been set for Nov. 5 and 6.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to the Giants win over the Royals in game 1 of the World Series, here is a look…

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WATCH: David Ortiz surprises troops with World Series tickets

Baseball star David Ortiz surprises service members with an all access tour of Fenway Park and tickets to Game 1.

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Bumgarner dominant as Giants end Royals streak

San Francisco brought Kansas City's perfect postseason to an emphatic end with a 7-1 win in Tuesday's World Series opener.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to the Steelers’ big win and the sentencing of Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius, here is a look…

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McIlroy turns focus to legal battle

Rory McIlroy has pulled out of two events to focus on his legal battle with his former management company.

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Steelers’ quick points silence fans, help them beat Texans

The Pittsburgh Steelers needed less than three minutes to score 24 unanswered points to help them top the Houston Texans.

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for killing girlfriend

The Olympic sprinter was sentenced to five years in prison, ending a trial that has gripped South Africa and the world.

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College mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

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