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In this Sept. 21, 2014, photo, Dallas Cowboys' C.J. Spillman warms up for the Cowboys' NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. Spillman is under investigation but hasn't been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month. Grapevine, Texas, police spokesman Sgt. Robert Eberling said Wednesday night, Oct. 1, that the alleged incident took place early the morning of Sept. 20 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center. Spillman's agent and attorney declined to comment. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

Cowboys' Spillman investigated in sex assault case

By The Canadian Press
October 2, 2014 - 6:43am

GRAPEVINE, Texas - Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn't been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month.Grapevine police spokesman Sgt.

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the seventh inning of the NL wild-card playoff baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance

By The Canadian Press
October 1, 2014 - 11:14pm

PITTSBURGH - Brandon Crawford figured the San Francisco Giants needed one run, maybe two, the way ace Madison Bumgarner was dealing.A grand slam provided all that and more, silencing a revved-up crowd and propelling San Francisco into the meat of the playoffs.

Wednesday's Scoreboard

By The Canadian Press
October 1, 2014 - 9:47pm

Wednesday's Games(All Times Eastern)MLBNational League wild card gamePittsburgh 8 San Francisco 0---NHL Pre-seasonBuffalo 6 Washington 1Columbus 6 Carolina 3Pittsburgh 2 Detroit 0Montreal 3 Chicago 1Edmonton 3 Arizona 2---©2014 The Canadian Press

Montreal Canadiens left wing Drayson Bowman (96), left, controls the puck against Chicago Blackhawks center Brad Richards (91) during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game in Chicago, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Canadiens, Price beat Blackhawks 3-1

By The Canadian Press
October 1, 2014 - 9:26pm

CHICAGO - Rene Bourque and Nathan Beaulieu scored 1:54 apart early in the third period to snap scoreless tie and Carey Price made 31 saves in the Montreal Canadiens' 3-1 exhibition victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.Michael Bournival added an empty-net goal for Montreal (4-1-

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Scott Harrington (6) defends Detroit Red Wings' Tomas Tatar (21), of Slovakia, in the second period of a NHL preseason hockey game in Detroit Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Crosby makes preseason debut, Pens blank Wings 2-0

By The Canadian Press
October 1, 2014 - 8:36pm

DETROIT - Sidney Crosby made his exhibition debut in Pittsburgh's final preseason game, and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots to lead the Penguins past the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 Wednesday night.Blake Comeau and Oskar Sundqvist scored for Pittsburgh (3-3), and Nick Spaling had two assists.