- Associated Press - Thursday, October 2, 2014

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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GIANTS SHUT OUT PIRATES 8-0

San Francisco Giants shut out Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in wild-card game, advance to division series vs. Washington Nationals.

https://bigstory.ap.org/article/5d1da26d6a814d588b75101ede2800ea/bumgarner-giants-silence-pirates-8-0-advance

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MADRID TEAMS WIN OVER CONTRASTING OPPONENTS IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Real Madrid leaves it late to beat unheralded Ludogorets while Atletico Madrid beats Juventus in Champions League.

https://bigstory.ap.org/article/9437cb53c4a346b59b534196e22d11af/madrid-wins-late-liverpool-loses-champs-league

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PHELPS CLEARLY AFFECTED BY ALCOHOL AT DUI STOP SAY POLICE

Police testimony says Michael Phelps was red-eyed and with slurred speech in DUI arrest.

https://bigstory.ap.org/article/be30b64b252c43b1b1340a0e9d99938c/phelps-apologizes-after-another-brush-law

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THEN THERE WERE 2 - OSLO PULLS OUT OF 2022 OLYMPIC RACE

Oslo latest city to pull bid for 2022 Olympics, leaving only Beijing and Almaty in race.

https://wintergames.ap.org/article/norway-government-rejects-2022-winter-olympics

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DJOKOVIC STREAK AT CHINA OPEN TURNS 21

Novak Djokovic notches his 21st-straight win at the China Open, beating Vasek Pospisil.

https://bigstory.ap.org/article/d4b0999fa5334e8994815b01ffa7f5b0/djokovic-extends-china-open-winning-streak-21

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