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Angels' Mike Trout: from can't-miss kid to likely AL MVP in five years

On a July afternoon five years ago, the possibilityof<p>Mike Troutbecame quite apparent to theAngelsmanager.<p>Before Trout's $144.5-million contract, before the custom Nike cleats bearing the colors of a rainbow trout that he wore in the<p>All-Star gamethis year, before the on-field exploits that attached …

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IU's Devin Davis in serious condition

Two Indiana basketball players were involved in a car accident early Saturday morning -- with one ending up in the hospital with a head injury and …

Column: Racial slurs towards Gardner is horrific

I'll remember Devin Gardner the same way as I do Denard Robinson.<p>I refer to both Robinson and Gardner as table-setter players. Players who played …

College football week 9 betting locks with a TON of smoked meat

✕<p>Running down the biggest matchups of the week -- Ole Miss-LSU, Utah-USC, West Virginia-Oklahoma State, Mississippi State-Kentucky, and Ohio State-Penn State -- while dining on smoked meat and poutine at the always excellent Mile End Deli.

World Series 2014: Giants vs. Royals Game 2 Pitching Preview, Predictions

Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a swift end to the Kansas City Royals' impressive postseason winning streak in Game 1 of the World Series. The importance of maintaining efficiency on the mound in the championship series was wildly apparent on Tuesday, and the Royals must turn …

Klein scores OT winner as Rangers nip Devils

Klein scores OT winner as Rangers nip Devils<p>NEWARK, N.J. -- Even though they trailed 3-1 midway through the third period on the road against their dreaded rivals, the New York Rangers never gave up the hope that they could mount a comeback Tuesday night.<p>“We never got down,” said Rangers defenseman …

Royals hold on at home for 2-0 Sim Series lead

<i>How will this year's World Series play out? Using the Dynasty League Baseball online simulation, USA TODAY Sports' Steve Gardner and DLB designer Mike Cieslinski will pre-play each game to provide some insight into the key matchups and strategy fans can expect to see in the Fall Classic.</i><p><b>Game 2: San</b> …

Georgia applying to have Todd Gurley reinstated on Wednesday

Georgia released a statement Wednesday morning announcing that it will file paperwork with the NCAA requesting Todd Gurley's reinstatement.<p>Georgia …

NKorea's release of US man surprised negotiator

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's release of an Ohio man this week was a surprise to a retired American ambassador who negotiated with Pyongyang for Jeffrey Fowle's freedom.<p>Tony Hall, a former diplomat and congressman from Ohio, said on Wednesday the U.S. push for Fowle's release also included …

City of South Miami Officials Call For 'South Florida' Secession

South Miami officials have passed a proposal that would divide Florida into two states, the Sun Sentinel reports.<p>Vice Mayor Walter Harris said he created the proposal because of growing frustration of northern Florida’s apathy on the effects of climate change in South Florida.<p>"We have to be able to …

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Four Blackwater Guards Found Guilty in Iraq Shootings

WASHINGTON — A federal jury on Wednesday returned guilty verdicts for the four former Blackwater security guards charged in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad.<p>The jury found Nicholas Slatten guilty of first-degree murder, and the three other three guards — Paul Slough, Evan …

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Gov't official: Canadian soldier shot near Parliament has died

OTTAWA — A Canadian soldier was shot and killed Wednesday while standing guard at a war memorial in the nation's capital in Ottawa, and a gunman was killed after racing inside Parliament.<p>Canada's Prime Minister, in an evening address to his nation, described the "despicable acts" as terrorism.<p>"In …

Iraqi Forces Clash With ISIS Fighters West of Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Iraqi army tanks and armored vehicles on Wednesday fought off an advance by Islamic State militants on the town of Amiriya Fallujah, west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, army sources said, part of a multinational effort to check the group's progress.<p>The sources added that …

Bracket Computing launches with $85 million to rewrite cloud management

When it comes to cloud computing, most Fortune 500 companies will embrace a hybrid approach: with server hardware, software applications, storage …