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Former Philadelphia 76er Charles Barkley talks to fans before the 76ers' NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs on Monday Jan. 21, 2013, in Philadelphia.

Barkley to tip off NBA season in Times Square

Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O'Neal and Ernie Johnson will host live shows from the New York landmark Oct. 28 on opening night.

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

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

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Kings’ Voynov suspended by NHL after domestic violence arrest

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

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Monday, Oct. 20.

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Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

The Royals have established a relationship with their long-suffering fans harkens back to a bygone era.

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Giants rely on core of 4 relievers

San Francisco Giants has their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their October dominance.

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Seahawks upset again, Cowboys, Packers march on

The defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks suffered a second straight defeat with a 28-26 loss at the St Louis Rams.

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Manning posts record 509 touchdowns

The Denver QB broke Brett Favre's record, throwing his 509th touchdown on Sunday.

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) warms up prior to an NFL preseason football game against the Houston Texans, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Denver.

SNF on KPUG: Manning breaks Favre’s TD mark in 42-17

He surpassed Favre's mark with an 8-yard strike to Demaryius Thomas late in the second quarter. As he went to retrieve the football, his teammates decided to have some fun.

A football before the first half of an NFL preseason football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis.

NFL week 7 scoreboard

All the scores from around the National Football League

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SEC is 1st conference to put 4 in top 5 of AP poll

Thirty times since 2001 a conference has placed three teams in the top five of the AP Top 25. The SEC had done it 16 times since 2009.

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Keselowski keeps title hopes alive at Talladega

Brad Keselowski pulled away in overtime for one of the biggest wins of his career and earned an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's championship race.

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass before an NCAA college football game against Miami Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Tallahassee, Fla.

No. 2 Florida St rallies past No. 5 Irish, 31-27

Jameis Winston prevailed after another week of controversy and threw for 273 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 2 Florida State to 31-27 win over No. 5 Notre Dame on Saturday.

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The AP Top 25 college football scoreboard

More change is on the way after four top-15 teams fall on Saturday.

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (5) signs autographs after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State beat Syracuse 59-3.

Winston complies with school hearing deadline

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Jameis Winston has complied with the first deadline in Florida State’s code of conduct hearing…

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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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Prosecutor wants Pistorius to serve 10 years

Prosecutors want the Olympic star to be jailed for at least 10 years for killing his girlfriend on Valentine's Day.

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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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