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Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen waves as he is honored for his 20 years of team ownership before an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Seattle. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65.
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez reacts after striking out during the seventh inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles.
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Minnesota Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler, center, drives to the basket ahead of Denver Nuggets' Paul Millsap, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis. Butler joined the Timberwolves for practice again on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, with the season opener just three days away despite his request to be traded.
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Ohio State defensive lineman Nick Bosa plays against Rutgers during an NCAA college football game, in Columbus, Ohio. Bosa’s college football career is over. The injured All-American defensive end intends to withdraw from Ohio State to spend time rehabilitating and training for an NFL career. He is expected to be a first-round draft pick. No. 2 Ohio State made the announcement on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.
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Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (24) plays against the Pittsburgh Steelers in an NFL football game, in Pittsburgh. he Atlanta Falcons are placing running back Devonta Freeman on injured reserve with a groin injury. The team made the announcement Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, another major setback in its injury plagued season.
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Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley, center, celebrates his touchdown with teammates during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Denver.
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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) throws a pass during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Missouri, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
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Louisville tight end Kemari Averett (11) runs down the sideline with the ball during the first half of the TaxSlayer Bowl NCAA college football game against Mississippi State, in Jacksonville, Fla. Kemari Averett has been arrested and charged, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, with putting a gun to his girlfriend's head and threatening to kill her. The tight end has been suspended from the team. University of louisville police charged him with first-degree wanton endangerment and fourth-degree assault.
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Canelo Alvarez is interviewed, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 in New York. Alvarez is scheduled to fight WBA super middleweight boxing champion Rocky Fielding in New York in December.
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Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve walks to batting practice before Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.
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Baseball players and fans stand for the national anthem during the opening season baseball game between Leones de Caracas and Tiburones de la Guaira in Caracas, Venezuela. For the second straight year, state-run oil company PDVSA had to step in with a $12 million lifeline to pay for everything from imported baseballs to the salaries of seven foreign-born players _ most of them minor league prospects from the U.S. _ on each team's roster.
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) grabs a rebound over Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap (4) during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in San Diego. The NBA's 73rd season starts Tuesday night, beginning a year where LeBron James will play for the Los Angeles Lakers.
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Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman, left, and left fielder Marwin Gonzalez talk during batting practice before Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.
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Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) celebrates after an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 33-30. Crosby kicked a game winning field goal.
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Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun, Lorenzo Cain and Christian Yelich celebrate after Game 3 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Brewers won 4-0 to take a 2-1 lead in the series.
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Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen stands near the field before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Seattle. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. He was 65.
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler reacts after giving up a double to Milwaukee Brewers' Erik Kratz during the seventh inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Los Angeles.
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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin (11) celebrates a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis.
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Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay celebrates with quarterback Jared Goff (16) after a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Denver.
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Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch speaks during a news conference Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Houston. The Astros will face the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of the baseball American League Championship Series Tuesday Oct. 16 2018.
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Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen celebrates after the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game against the Denver Broncos in East Rutherford, N.J. The Seahawks won 43-8. Allen, billionaire owner of the Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks and Microsoft co-founder, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 at age 65. Earlier this month Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, had returned.
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale walks to the dugout after giving up two runs against the Houston Astros during the second inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.
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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) dunks against Toronto during a college basketball exhibition game in Mississauga, Ontario. Tre Jones has the flashy assists, R.J. Barrett the all-around game, Zion Williamson the highlight-reel dunks. Duke swapped out one star-studded freshman class for another, with the national title once again a realistic goal. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) runs for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Cincinnati.
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Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant (3) boots a field goal against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the final minutes of the fourth quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct 14, 2018, in Atlanta. Bryant left the field after the kick with an apparent injury. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)