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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.

giants

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.

celtics

NBA to experiment with shorter 44-minute game

The Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics will experiment with a shorter preseason game on Sunday.

giants

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.

royals

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.

pistorius

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.

cardinals

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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Kaepernick rallies 49ers to win over Rams

Colin Kaepernick sparked San Francisco with an 80-yard touchdown bomb to beat the St. Louis Rams 31-17.

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Bae wins PGA season opener

South Korean Bae Sang-moon won the $6 million Frys.com Open in Napa, California on Sunday.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Oct. 13

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Kevin Durant could miss 8 weeks

The Oklahoma City Thunder star suffered a foot fracture.

cardinals

Postseason power burst gives Cardinals the edge

For a team that says they are not focused on hitting home runs, the St. Louis Cardinals are hitting them in bunches in the postseason.

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Maine Home Sales Rise in September

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Sales of existing Maine homes rose 6.58 percent last month.

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Man who Fired Shots with Kids Nearby Gets 18 Years

GENERIC PRISON LARGE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A Maine man accused of chasing and firing at another man as children were preparing to catch their school bus is going to prison for 18 years for being a felon in possession of ammunition.

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Report of Grenade Prompts Maine Motel Evacuation

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SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) _ The Maine State Police bomb squad has been called to a Skowhegan motel following a report that a grenade was found.

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Maine Police Investigating Bathtub Death of Baby

GENERIC POLICE CRUISERS

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) _ Maine police are investigating the death of a baby found unresponsive in the bathtub of a Lewiston apartment.

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Maine Unemployment Up Slightly in September

UNEMPLOYMENT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine officials say seasonally adjusted unemployment rose slightly in the state from August to September.