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"The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone is increasing to more than 20 deaths daily," one newspaper reported on Tuesday. "Forty-nine new cases were confirmed on Monday." ... Full story
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo's confidence seems to extend outside of the Octagon, and into the business world of MMA. "Scarface" seems just as quick with a criticism of UFC brass as he is with one of his nasty leg kicks. ... Full story
For nearly a month, the Kansas City Royals forgot what the solemnity of a losing clubhouse felt like. No music straining through the speakers. No boisterous ceremony tabbing the player of the game. ... Full story
Here is the latest NBC12/ WHAN Radio High School Football Top 10 poll, released every Tuesday during the high school football season: ...
The Kansas City Royals had adopted the scrappy, intense attitude of Royals starter James Shields during their thrilling postseason run. They followed his cue on Tuesday night, too. ...
UFC middleweights Luke Rockhold (12-2) and Michael Bisping (25-6) will face off Nov. 8 in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Sydney, and the two rivals sat down with Ultimate Insider host Jon Anik recently to promote the bout. They did a good job. ... Full story
When Demaryius Thomas dragged his toe into history Sunday night against the San Francisco 49ers – and Manning touchdown No. 509 was in the books – Thomas already knew the call. Manning had gone over the audible the previous Friday: Keep-away, on four … specifically, Thomas, Wes Welker, Emmanuel Sanders and Julius Thomas. ... Full story
If you can't see it well, it's a hand-written message from Dockett to the fans reminding them that the Raiders are 0-6, and the worst team in the NFL. Sadly, both are indisputable facts at this point. ... Full story
Delirious with World Series joy, half-blind without his glasses and apparently still doped-up from an emergency trip to the dentist, Jake Peavy of the San Francisco Giants nearly reduced Travis Ishikawa's walk-off home run into a mere double by blocking him from touching home plate after Ishikawa hit a ball over the fence to end the National League Championship Series in Game 5 on Thursday night. ... Full story
Just about everyone predicted that the Oilers wouldn't be very good this year. They'd have been picked to finish last in their division were it not for the existence of the Calgary Flames, and these days even their southern provincial rivals are doing much better than the Oilers are. ... Full story