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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to the Steelers’ big win and the sentencing of Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius, here is a look…

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McIlroy turns focus to legal battle

Rory McIlroy has pulled out of two events to focus on his legal battle with his former management company.

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Steelers’ quick points silence fans, help them beat Texans

The Pittsburgh Steelers needed less than three minutes to score 24 unanswered points to help them top the Houston Texans.

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for killing girlfriend

The Olympic sprinter was sentenced to five years in prison, ending a trial that has gripped South Africa and the world.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: College mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

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Wild World Series: Perfect Royals, tested Giants

Playoff-perfect Kansas City will meet San Francisco on baseball's biggest stage.

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San Fran bans Lorde’s ‘Royals’ for World Series run

California radio stations have removed the chart-topping song from their playlists.

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Kings’ Voynov suspended by NHL after domestic violence arrest

Defenseman Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely after his arrest on charges of domestic violence.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Monday, Oct. 20.

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Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

The Royals have established a relationship with their long-suffering fans harkens back to a bygone era.

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Giants rely on core of 4 relievers

San Francisco Giants has their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their October dominance.

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Seahawks upset again, Cowboys, Packers march on

The defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks suffered a second straight defeat with a 28-26 loss at the St Louis Rams.

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Manning posts record 509 touchdowns

The Denver QB broke Brett Favre's record, throwing his 509th touchdown on Sunday.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of this week's best moments in sports.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Prosecutor wants Pistorius to serve 10 years

Prosecutors want the Olympic star to be jailed for at least 10 years for killing his girlfriend on Valentine's Day.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at today's big sports stories.

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Klinsmann welcomes ‘debate’ over MLS

U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann says he welcomes a growing culture of impassioned debate over soccer issues in America.

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Patriots stave off Jets to record third straight win

The New England Patriots blocked a 58-yard field goal attempt as time expired to hold on for a 27-25 victory.

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Ishikawa blast sends Giants to World Series

The Giants belted three home runs to top the Cardinals and head to the World Series.

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1 American released from North Korea

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The State Department says Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released.

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UMass Student Charged in Racist Graffiti Case

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A UMass student from North Andover has been arrested and ordered to stay away from campus

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Deceased UMass Student Identified

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UMass has identified the woman found dead in the McNamara dormitory

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Gov. Patrick In Amherst and Springfield

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Governor Patrick will discuss economic developments with visits to Amherst and Springfield Tuesday

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Ebola is low on our list of concerns

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A new poll shows Ebola ranks well behind the economy, jobs, and other issues among America's top problems.