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Orioles beat Tigers in first game of playoff series

Baltimore pummeled Detroit for a 12-3 victory in the first game of their best-of-five American League divisional series in Baltimore on Thursday.

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.

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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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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."

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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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The State Department says Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released.

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Bryan Cranston laughs off ‘Breaking Bad’ toy controversy

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A Florida mom wants action figures from the popular series banned from Toys 'R' Us stores.