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A's ace Jon Lester thirsts for the big stage. He'll get it Tuesday against James Shields in the AL Wild Card game. More | Game facts and figures | Choose a side | Melvin: 'Clean slate' for Wild Card | AL awards picks
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The Lions are suddenly winning games they'd previously lose, and they are climbing our rankings.
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Derrick Rose says he isn't worried about the critics, and he's ready to "win a championship soon."
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Rave reviews with the Cubs' affiliate could lead to a new position in Chicago for Manny Ramirez.
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Will lack of depth at center hurt the Rangers? Here are three risks for the 2014-2015 season.  
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Carmelo Anthony says he guarantees the Knicks will be better this season than last.
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Phil Mickelson placed blame for the USA's Ryder Cup woes squarely on captain Tom Watson.
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UCLA will take three sections in the lower bowl of Pauley Pavilion and turn it into student seating.
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Olympic champion Michael Phelps was arrested early Tuesday in Maryland on DUI charges.
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In desperate need of a win, PSG held on at home to defeat Barcelona in UCL group play.
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