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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, Devin Melnyk, a long-time marijuana grower and a consultant with Pure Sunfarms, holds trimmed marijuana as it comes out of a high-volume cannabis trimming machine at a massive tomato greenhouse being renovated to grow pot in Delta, British Columbia. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, Canada will become the largest country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana, making it more-easily available in seven more NHL cities in addition to Denver, where it’s been legal since 2012. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
October 15, 2018 - 3:12 am
As Riley Cote took and delivered countless punches over more than a decade of junior and pro hockey, he was eager to avoid painkillers. Early on, marijuana was touted to the enforcer as a healing option. "I started noticing some therapeutic benefits," Cote said. "It helped me sleep, helped with my...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price is taken out of the game against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning in Game 2 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 15, 2018 - 12:16 am
BOSTON (AP) — David Price went home a winner in a postseason start for the first time in his career. That, he insisted, is all he ever cared about. "This is bigger than David Price," he said on Sunday night. "This isn't about me. This is about the Boston Red Sox." Price was good enough, the Red Sox...
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LSU safety John Battle (26), with assistance from cornerback Greedy Williams (29), intercepts a pass from Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm intended for wide receiver Jeremiah Holloman, rear, during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal Constitution via AP)
October 14, 2018 - 4:20 pm
After four of the top eight teams lost, The Associated Press college football poll had a new look behind No. 1 Alabama, with Ohio State reaching No. 2, LSU jumping back to No. 5 and Michigan moving into the top 10 for the first time this season. The Crimson Tide received all but one of the 61 first...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2018, file photo, Simone Biles competes on the uneven bars at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston. Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet last month from USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono. Bono was appointed Friday, Oct. 12, to hold the position while USA Gymnastics searches for a permanent successor to Kerry Perry, who resigned under pressure from the United States Olympic Committee in September after spending nine months on the job. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
October 14, 2018 - 8:14 am
Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono. Bono was appointed Friday to hold the position while USA Gymnastics searches for a permanent successor to Kerry Perry, who resigned under pressure from the United States Olympic...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 1968, file photo, United States' Madeline Manning catches her breath after winning the women's 800-meter run in record time of 2:00.9, at the Olympics in Mexico City. Fifty years ago, Madeline Manning Mims became the first black woman to win the Olympic 800 meters. Her story got overshadowed at the 1968 Mexico City Games by Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who raised black-gloved fists on the medal stand during the national anthem to protest America's social injustices. (AP Photo/File)
October 14, 2018 - 2:40 am
The moment felt surreal to Olympic 800-meter gold medalist Madeline Manning Mims as she stood on a track in North Carolina over the summer and performed a pitch-perfect rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Making it all the more so were those listening in the crowd: her close friends, John...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner (10) hits a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
October 13, 2018 - 9:07 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers know all about performing in the postseason. Backed into a tough spot Saturday, the red-headed slugger delivered once again. Shut down for most of the afternoon, Los Angeles staged another late rally and Turner hit a two-run homer in the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 1962, file photo, Green Bay Packers fullback Jim Taylor (31) is brought down by Detroit Lions' Dick Lane in the third quarter of an NFL football game in Detroit. The Hall of Fame fullback died early Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, the Packers announced. He was 83. (AP Photo/Preston Stroup, File)
October 13, 2018 - 6:08 pm
Jim Taylor, the ferocious Hall of Fame fullback who embodied the Green Bay Packers' unstoppable ground game during the Vince Lombardi era and helped the team win four NFL titles and the first Super Bowl, died Saturday. He was 83. He died unexpectedly at a hospital in his hometown of Baton Rouge,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2011, file photo, then-Rep. Mary Bono, R-Calif., listens at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. USA Gymnastics has hired Bono as interim president and chief executive officer. The organization announced the move Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Bono will hold the position while USA Gymnastics searches for a permanent successor to Kerry Perry, who resigned under pressure from the United States Olympic Committee in September after spending nine months on the job. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
October 13, 2018 - 9:59 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Gymnastics has hired former Congresswoman Mary Bono as interim president and chief executive officer. The organization announced the move Friday. Bono will hold the position while USA Gymnastics searches for a permanent successor to Kerry Perry, who resigned under pressure...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2018, file photo, Loyola's Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt answers questions during a news conference for the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament in San Antonio. Sister Jean is the winner of Illinois' 2018 Senior Hall of Fame award. The Catholic nun and longtime chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team became a celebrity last March as the Ramblers reached the NCAA Final Four. In August she celebrated her 99th birthday. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
October 12, 2018 - 8:15 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Officials gathered to present Catholic nun and celebrated Loyola-Chicago basketball chaplain Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt with Illinois' 2018 Senior Hall of Fame award. WLS-TV reports Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner helped present the award Friday to the 99-year-old Schmidt for her work to...
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Serena Williams speaks at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women in Philadelphia, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 12, 2018 - 6:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Serena Williams has opened up about parenting, motherhood and her own insecurities during a women's conference in Philadelphia. The tennis star was one of a number of speakers Friday at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women. She told the group of about 10,000 attendees: "I...
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