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>>Niners Knock Off Rams

(St. Louis, MO)  --  Frank Gore ran for 153 yards and a touchdown to pace the 49ers in a 35-11 win over the Rams in St. Louis.  Colin Kaepernick tossed for 167 yards and two TDs for San Francisco, which moved to 2-and-2.  Sam Bradford was less than impressive, completing under 50-percent of his passes for 202 yards, a score and an interception for St. Louis, which slipped to 1-and-3.

>>Selig To Retire After 2014 Season

(New York, NY)  --  Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig [[ SEE-lig ]] is announcing his retirement, effective January 2015.  He issued a statement saying it has been his great privilege to serve the game he has loved throughout his life.  He also thanked baseball owners, players and fans for their support.  The 79-year-old took over from Fay Vincent on an interim basis in 1992 and became full-time commissioner in 1998.

>>Emotional Rivera Pitches In Final Home Game

(Bronx, NY)  --  Mariano Rivera's Yankee Stadium career is over.  The 43-year-old reliever retired all four batters he faced before an emotional farewell that overshadowed the Yankees' 4-0 loss to the Rays.  Rivera was removed from the game by Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte, who gave him a long embrace.  Rivera wiped away tears and blew a kiss to the crowd as he left the mound in the ninth.

>>Yankees' Cano Reportedly Seeking 305-Million-Dollar Contract

(New York, NY)  --  Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano [[ kuh-NO ]] is reportedly looking for a contract in excess of 300-million-dollars.  ESPN reports the free agent-to-be is looking for a 10-year deal worth 305-million this offseason.  That would equal the total value of the record-setting contract of teammate Alex Rodriguez should he reach all of his incentive bonuses.  The 30-year-old is hitting .313 with 27 homers and 106 RBI.

>>Knicks Name Mills President, GM

(New York, NY)  --  Steve Mills is the new president and general manager of the Knicks.  He was named to the post Thursday after spending the last 10 seasons with the Knicks' parent company, Madison Square Garden.  Mills takes over for Glen Grunwald, who will remain with the organization as an advisor.  Mills first joined the Knicks in September 1999 as executive vice president of franchise operations.

>>EA Won't Producer NCAA Football Game Next Year

(Undated)  --  Video game publisher Electronic Arts won't be producing an NCAA football game next year.  It may stop producing the title altogether.  EA is mired in lawsuits over players' likenesses in the game.  EA general manager Cam Weber says the legal issues are leaving the company in a tough spot when it comes to its goal of delivering an authentic college sports experience.


San Francisco 49ers 35, St. Louis Rams 11

San Diego Padres 3, Arizona Diamondbacks 2 (11 inn)
Atlanta Braves 7, Philadelphia Phillies 1
Milwaukee Brewers 4, New York Mets 2
San Francisco Giants 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

Baltimore Orioles 3, Toronto Blue Jays 2
Tampa Bay Rays 4, New York Yankees 0
Texas Rangers 6, LA Angels of Anaheim 5
Cleveland Indians 6, Minnesota Twins 5
Kansas City Royals 3, Chicago White Sox 2

MLB Interleague
No Games Scheduled

NHL Preseason
Carolina Hurricanes 2, Columbus Blue Jackets 1
New Jersey Devils 4, Philadelphia Flyers 1
Montreal Canadiens 3, Ottawa Senators 1
Boston Bruins 3, Winnipeg Jets 2 (OT)
Tampa Bay Lightning 3, Florida Panthers 2 (OT)
Dallas Stars 5, Colorado Avalanche 1
Vancouver Canucks 5, New York Rangers 0




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