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Kansas City Royals' Alcides Escobar hits an RBI double during the second inning of Game 2 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

WORLD SERIES 2014: Royals beat Giants 7-2 in Game 2

- Associated Press

Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.

 A person familiar with the case has told The Associated Press that an arbiter has ruled that NFL Commissioner Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because details of the appeal have not been made public. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Source: Roger Goodell told to testify in Ray Rice appeal

- Associated Press

A person familiar with the case has told The Associated Press that an arbiter has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice’s appeal of his indefinite suspension.

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (7) shoots with Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. (22) defending in the first half of an NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Wizards fall to Knicks as Carmelo Anthony scores 30

- Associated Press

Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points, including a tiebreaking three-point play with 13.9 seconds left, and the New York Knicks overcame a 10-point deficit late in the third quarter to beat the Washington Wizards 103-100 on Wednesday night.

**FILE** McDonald's East All-American Melo Trimble, of Upper Marlboro, Md., competes in the three-point shootout during the McDonald's All-American Jam Fest at the University of Chicago in Chicago, on Monday, March 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)

Melo Trimble brings playmaking, personality to Terps

- The Washington Times

In Trimble, a highly touted recruit out of nearby Bishop O’Connell High School, coach Mark Turgeon knew the Terrapins would be adding an adept passer, creative finisher and spot-up shooter. What he didn’t expect was Trimble’s unique character off the court.

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2014,, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin walks off the court during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City. Las Vegas police are investigating a man’s allegation that Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas nightclub during the weekend. Officer Jesse Roybal, a department spokesman, said Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, that a battery complaint was filed Sunday stemming from an altercation involving the NBA player. No arrest was made. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Blake Griffin faces battery complaint from Vegas club incident

Associated Press

Police in Las Vegas are investigating a man’s complaint that Griffin attacked him during an argument over a photo taken while Los Angeles Clippers players partied at a Las Vegas Strip nightclub, authorities said Wednesday.

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Local Todd Sinnott has Asia-Pacific Amateur lead

Associated Press

Local golfer Todd Sinnott shot a 5-under 67 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead over 2012 champion Guan Tianlang of China after the first round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship at Royal Melbourne.

News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Associated Press

Senate Democrats on Wednesday reversed course in the Kentucky race and put campaign cash behind television ads for Alison Lundergan Grimes and her bid to oust Republican Mitch McConnell.

Kenneth Wainstein, lead investigator into academic irregularities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, holds a copy of his findings following a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. The findings revealed academic fraud involving more than 3,100 students. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes

- Associated Press

Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students - nearly half of them athletes.

Platini, African confederation in spat over Ebola

- Associated Press

UEFA President Michel Platini became involved in a spat with the Confederation of African Football over Ebola on Wednesday, with the Frenchman demanding an apology from CAF for getting comments he made in a television interview wrong and "insulting" him.

Kashiwa beats Gamba Osaka 1-0 in J-League

Associated Press

Tetsuro Ota scored in the 90th minute as Kashiwa Reysol beat Gamba Osaka 1-0, ending the former Asian Champion's seven-game winning streak in the J-League on Wednesday.

No. 9 Georgia to ask for Gurley's reinstatement

- Associated Press

Mark Richt said he was optimistic on Wednesday as Georgia was expected to file a request with the NCAA for tailback Todd Gurley's eligibility to be reinstated.

Manchester City players and CSKA players play in front of empty stands during the Champions League Group E soccer match between CSKA Moscow and Manchester City at Arena Khimki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014. CSKA have to play 3 matches behind closed doors after as punishment for the bad behaviour of their fans last season. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

Platini mulls allowing only women, kids at games

- Associated Press

UEFA President Michel Platini is mulling whether to allow only women and children into matches rather than completely closing stadiums as punishment for supporters' racist abuse.

NBA Calendar

- Associated Press

Oct. 27 - Rosters set for opening day.

ACC women's preseason order of finish

Associated Press

The preseason ACC order of finish in women's basketball as predicted by both the league's coaches and by a panel of school representatives and media members, as released Wednesday: