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Newly acquired Boston Red Sox free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval smilies as he and Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington pose with a team jersey as Sandoval is introduced to the media at Fenway Park Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 in Boston.

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Red Sox finalize agreement with Sandoval

The Red Sox have finalized their five-year contract with third baseman Pablo Sandoval, the first of two big signings

California head coach Sonny Dykes during the second half of an NCAA college football game against California, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz.

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Cal coach praises Pac-12 for admitting mistakes

California coach Sonny Dykes praised the Pac-12 on Tuesday for acknowledging that replay officials erred in overturning two touchdowns

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Canucks acquire Pedan from Islanders for Mallet

Pedan, a 6-foot-4 Moscow native, has played six games with the American Hockey League's Bridgeport Sound Tigers this season, recording three assists and 51 penalty minutes.

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates with teammates scoring his side's 2nd goal during a Champions League Group F soccer match between APOEL and FC Barcelona at GSP stadium, in Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.

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Messi sets European record with 74 goals

Barcelona's Lionel Messi scored a hat trick to shatter the Champions League goalscoring record on Tuesday by taking his tally in the competition to 74

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Documentary on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain to air on HBO

The first documentary made with the cooperation of Kurt Cobain's family will be released next year.

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U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned

The number of troops in Afghanistan next year will be larger than originally thought to fill a gap left in the NATO mission.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

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in Black Friday, National

Macy’s opening even earlier this Thanksgiving

Dinner will be cut short: The department store chain will open at 6 p.m., two hours earlier than last year.

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William Shatner needs your help to publish his book

The "Star Trek" star wants to publish a book explaining the mysteries of modern technology.

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‘Horrible Bosses 2′ reunites goofball trio for kidnapping comedy

After an unsuccessful attempt to murder their "Horrible Bosses" in the 2011 hit comedy, buddies Nick, Kurt and Dale reunite.

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in Sports, Viral Videos

Dude Perfect: Seattle Seahawks edition

Super Bowl QB Russell Wilson hits insane targets, draws a Seahawk, sings "Sweet Home Alabama" and more!

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in Black Friday, National

PHOTOS: Turkeys who got a presidential pardon

Ever wonder what happened to those turkeys that got a Thanksgiving reprieve from the President?

Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Landon Donovan, left, battles for the ball with Seattle Sounders defender Chad Marshall, right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Seattle.

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Seattle’s Chad Marshall is MLS Defender of the Year

He made 31 regular-season league appearances in his first season with the Sounders. He also won the award in 2008 and '09 with Columbus

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Storm may snarl trip for Thanksgiving travelers

A nor'easter headed up the East Coast could cause havoc for millions of Thanksgiving travelers.

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Giants set record with $388,606 postseason shares

A full postseason share for the World Series champion Giants was worth a record $388,606.

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in Weird

This Black Friday, get your pot at a discount

Forget the mistletoe and think marijuana instead.

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in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Does this town have the ugliest Christmas tree in America?

It's like "A Charlie Brown Christmas" for some folks in Pennsylvania and they're not impressed.

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Talkin’ turkey: Thanksgiving meal costs barely rise

A decline in turkey prices helped hold down the cost of preparing Thanksgiving dinner.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 25.

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WATCH: ‘Star Wars’ awakens force with teaser trailer

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"There has been an awakening. Have you felt it?"

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Ray Rice wins appeal against NFL suspension

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The former Ravens running back has won an appeal and is now eligible to sign with any NFL team.

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Seattle places Pierre-Louis on IR, claim Purifoy

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The Seattle Seahawks have placed rookie linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis on injured reserve and claimed defensive back Loucheiz Purifoy off waivers from Indianapolis.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best wins that happened this week in sports.