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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at today's big sports stories.

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Klinsmann welcomes ‘debate’ over MLS

U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann says he welcomes a growing culture of impassioned debate over soccer issues in America.

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Patriots stave off Jets to record third straight win

The New England Patriots blocked a 58-yard field goal attempt as time expired to hold on for a 27-25 victory.

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Ishikawa blast sends Giants to World Series

The Giants belted three home runs to top the Cardinals and head to the World Series.

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Pistorius faces prison hospital wing if sentenced to jail

The Olympic star faces the hospital wing of one of South Africa's toughest prisons if sentenced to jail for killing his girlfriend.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 16.

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Week 8 ACC Coastal Preview & Picks

t starts with Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh, it finishes with Georgia Tech and North Carolina, and right in the middle Virginia and Duke battle in Durham.

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Giants rally past Cardinals to close on World Series

The San Francisco Giants scored three runs in the sixth inning to move to the brink of a return to the World Series.

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Lakers’ Nash hurt again

The latest injury is another setback that casts doubt about his future in the NBA.

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Kansas City stays perfect to head to World Series

The Royals swept the Baltimore Orioles and are World Series-bound for the first time since 1985.

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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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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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The best #ChevyGuy tweets from the World Series

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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.

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Shooting On Altavista Avenue – No Details Yet

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There was a shooting incident early Thursday morning on Altavista Avenue, and Charlottesville Police will release details later.