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NFL concussion deal has ‘overwhelming’ player support

Retired players who sued the league over concussions have overwhelmingly accepted a multimillion-dollar settlement.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Oct. 15.

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NBA to experiment with shorter 44-minute game

The Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics will experiment with a shorter preseason game on Sunday.

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Giants edge Cards in 10th for 2-1 series lead

The Giants beat the visiting Cardinals 5-4 on a wild throw, to take the series lead.

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Royals on brink of World Series

The Kansas City Royals are one win away from the World Series after a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.

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Cowboys RB Randle arrested on shoplifting charge

Joseph Randle has been charged with misdemeanor theft of merchandise valued between $50 and $500.

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Prison would ‘break’ Pistorius, defense says

Oscar Pistorius would be "broken as a person" if he were jailed for killing his girlfriend, a defense witness says.

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Night Ride: Playoff games push past 3 1/2 hours

Baseball's postseason has offered up all the drama any fan could ask for this year — if you can stay awake long enough to see it.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to the 49ers win over the Rams, here is a look at the other big sports stories making…

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Klinsmann looks to old guard to take on ‘mentor’ roles

U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann welcomes back his key World Cup starters and hopes they help new faces in his squad.

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Kaepernick rallies 49ers to win over Rams

Colin Kaepernick sparked San Francisco with an 80-yard touchdown bomb to beat the St. Louis Rams 31-17.

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Bae wins PGA season opener

South Korean Bae Sang-moon won the $6 million Frys.com Open in Napa, California on Sunday.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Oct. 13

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Kevin Durant could miss 8 weeks

The Oklahoma City Thunder star suffered a foot fracture.

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Postseason power burst gives Cardinals the edge

For a team that says they are not focused on hitting home runs, the St. Louis Cardinals are hitting them in bunches in the postseason.

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Pistorius faces sentencing in girlfriend’s death

The disgraced track star will be sentenced for the negligent killing of his girlfriend.

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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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Postseason baseball for stat geeks

There will be an alternate telecast of Game 1 of the NLCS that will focus on sabermetrics.

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Katy Perry is (apparently) playing the Super Bowl

The pop star has reportedly landed the half-time gig at one of America's most-watched events.

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B1G mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

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

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Wild World Series: Perfect Royals, tested Giants

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Playoff-perfect Kansas City will meet San Francisco on baseball's biggest stage.

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San Fran bans Lorde’s ‘Royals’ for World Series run

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California radio stations have removed the chart-topping song from their playlists.

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Led Zeppelin plagiarism case to be heard in Pa.

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Led Zeppelin have lost the first round in their plagiarism battle over mega-hit "Stairway to Heaven."

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Kings’ Voynov suspended by NHL after domestic violence arrest

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Defenseman Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely after his arrest on charges of domestic violence.