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AP Top Sports News At 3:42 p.m. EDT

'Blade Runner' Pistorius gets 5 years in prison
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a police van with barred windows....

Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head....

World Series: How the Giants and Royals match up
A position-by-position look at the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium:...

Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time....

Cutler still a slouch in City of Big Shoulders
CHICAGO (AP) -- There's no truth to the rumor Jay Cutler is about to be charged with starting the Great Chicago Fire of 1871....

NCAA: SI allegations vs Oklahoma St 'unfounded'
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The NCAA and Oklahoma State announced Tuesday that allegations of widespread misconduct in the football program outlined in a Sports Illustrated expose last year were "fundamentally unfounded."...

Networks encourage fans to watch their competitors
NEW YORK (AP) -- Please watch another channel....

For a young Mexican star, seeing helps him believe
The road to the PGA Tour out of Mexico was never going to be easy for Carlos Ortiz, even if it was paved with a measure of privilege....

Fighters suing Mayweather over Vegas cable TV bout
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a "dog house" fight that was supposed to last until someone quit....

Buster's back: Posey tries to add 3rd Series ring
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Buster Posey seemed almost embarrassed....

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