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Ravens rally late, top Steelers 23-20 in overtime

Justin Forsett ran for 150 yards for the Ravens (1-3). Joe Flacco threw a touchdown pass and did just enough late to help the Ravens end the worst start in franchise history.

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr directs his team against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Oakland, Calif.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr to take leave of absence

The Warriors announced Thursday that Kerr will need time off for rehabilitation and recovery. Kerr underwent back surgery to repair a ruptured disc in late July and had follow-up surgery in September. The length of his absence is unknown at this time.


Weather prompts Big Ten to change time for Michigan-Maryland

Conference makes adjustments amid concerns over drenching rain and the approach of Hurricane Joaquin.


MLB: Commissioner wants as faster games

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred envisions more experiments to find ways to speed up the game.


Serena ends season early to focus on health

World number one Serena Williams has opted against defending the WTA Finals title and decided to end her season early following a roller coaster campaign littered with pains and prizes, the American said on Thursday.


Offcourt NBA referees to decide certain replay outcomes

Decisions on whether a shot is a two or three-point attempt will be made by offcourt National Basketball Association referees, the league said Wednesday among several modifications to the instant-replay process.


NFL: Fantasy football week 4

Here's a look at some of this week's sleepers. Don't forget to make your picks!


Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 1.

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Cardinals rout Pirates, clinch 3rd straight NL Central title

The Cardinals assured themselves of the best record in the majors this season despite losing several stars to injury for long stretches.

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Blue Jays clinch AL East with win over Orioles

Toronto entered the doubleheader needing only one victory to eliminate the New York Yankees and claim its first title since 1993. The suspense ended rather quickly, as Toronto built a 4-0 lead in the fourth inning before adding four unearned runs in the fifth.


Colts confident Luck will play vs Jags despite sore shoulder

"There's always bumps and bruises that show up in high school, college and the NFL. You deal with stuff, you manage it," Luck said. "It's nothing more than that in my mind."


NASCAR champion Stewart will retire after 2016 season

Stewart will be 45 next season, hasn't won a race in over two years and has been privately working on finding a successor for the No. 14 Chevrolet all year.


Appeals court rules NCAA in violation of antitrust laws

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling against the NCAA saying its use of college athletes' names, images and likenesses violated antitrust laws but struck down a plan allowing schools to pay athletes up to $5,000.


Confident, FIFA’s Blatter doesn’t rule out staying beyond February

Sepp Blatter has not ruled out trying to stay on as FIFA’s president beyond February’s scheduled election, despite facing a criminal investigation and a possible internal ethics probe.


‘Deflategate’ appeal slated for February

Tuesday's decision from the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York all but ensures that Brady will not be barred from any games this season, including the playoffs.


49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks pleads not guilty to sexual battery

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of molesting the same woman his former teammate, Ray McDonald, is accused of raping while she was unconscious.


Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports stories making news today, Wednesday, September 30.


Roethlisberger doesn’t think hit by Barron was dirty

Roethlisberger says he initially thought he broke his leg and was pleased his MRI revealed no extensive damage.


Cardinals outfielder Piscotty injured in violent collision

The team says Piscotty has a bruise on his head and was taken to a hospital for observation


Cavs guard Shumpert needs wrist surgery, out 3 months

Shumpert injured his wrist last week while getting ready for training camp. He told the team about his injury on Monday and an MRI revealed a ruptured sheath in his wrist.

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Lynx pull out tense Game 2 to even WNBA Finals 1-1

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ACLU lawsuit: County jails people who can’t pay court fines


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Judge dismisses lawsuit in death of Susan Powell boys


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