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Grounds crew members dismantle the batting cage after the Boston Red Sox's workout at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. The Red Sox host the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of baseball's World Series on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Red Sox aim to win title at Fenway, 1st since 1918

BOSTON (AP) — Ted Williams never did it. Not Carl Yastrzemski. Not Carlton Fisk. Not even Pedro Martinez and Curt Schilling, who ended The Curse nearly a decade ago but did it on the road. […]

10/30/2013

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright returns to the dugout after allowing two runs in the seventh inning during Game 5 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.  (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)

Cardinals’ plane grounded by mechanical problems

BOSTON (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals are having a tough time getting back to Boston for the World Series. Manager Mike Matheny says mechanical problems have delayed the team flight on Tuesday. Game 6 […]

10/29/2013

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara reacts after getting St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday to fly out and end Game 5 of baseball's World Series Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Lester, Red Sox beat Cards, lead World Series 3-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Lester pitched the Boston Red Sox within a whisker of yet another World Series championship. Now, this bearded band goes back to Fenway Park just one win away. “Pretty special […]

10/28/2013

Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli, right, celebrates with John Lackey, center, and teammates after Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox won 8-1 to take a 1-0 lead in the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Lester, Red Sox rout sloppy Cards in Series opener

BOSTON (AP) — An easy toss on a sure out that skittered away. A routine popup that somehow dropped between Gold Glovers. And something even more startling — umpires reversing a key call. Most everything […]

10/24/2013

St. Louis Cardinals players warm up before batting practice for Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Cardinals, Red Sox set to renew October rivalry

BOSTON (AP) — Lance Lynn squeezed through a door leading into the Green Monster, shimmied along a cramped space behind the famed left-field wall and peered out a tiny metal slot in the Fenway Park […]

10/22/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Nick Punto prepares to get up after being picked off second during the seventh inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Cardinals move within 1 game of World Series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Cardinals have been this close to the World Series before, and they don’t want to blow it this time. St. Louis got home runs from Matt Holliday and pinch-hitter Shane […]

10/16/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez is hit by a pitch during the first inning of Game 1 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Hanley Ramirez says he will play against Cardinals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hanley Ramirez says he will start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the NL championship series despite a broken left rib. Ramirez was wearing a lightweight flak jacket […]

10/14/2013

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Enterprise Holdings to hire 11,000

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Enterprise Holdings, the nation’s largest rental car company, plans to hire 11,000 new full-time workers by the middle of next year, the company told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The hiring […]

10/02/2013

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Boeing to end C-17 airlifter production in 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Boeing Co. announced Wednesday that it will end production of its C-17 Globemaster III military cargo jet and close the final assembly plant in Long Beach in 2015, putting as many […]

09/18/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brandon League walks off the field after being removed from a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the eighth inning on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Beltran powers Cardinals past Dodgers 5-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran and Matt Adams homered in the eighth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 15-game road winning streak with a 5-1 victory on Tuesday night. […]

08/06/2013

Man repays insurance money with 4 tons of coins

MARION, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois businessman has paid off part of a court-ordered legal settlement with nearly four tons of quarters packed into dozens of bags. Roger Herrin, of Harrisburg, was ordered by […]

08/01/2013

In this Nov. 7, 1997 file photo, Virginia Johnson Masters poses in her office at the Virginia Johnson Masters Learning Center in Creve Coeur, Mo., with some of the 19 publications that she has written or co-authored with her former husband and former partner Dr. William Masters. (AP Photo/James A. Finley, File)

Virginia Johnson, renowned sex researcher, dies

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Virginia Johnson, part of the husband-wife research team that transformed the study of sex in the 1960s and wrote two best-selling books on sexuality, has died in St. Louis. She was […]

07/25/2013

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