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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making news today, Friday, Oct. 10

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Expect tributes, awkwardness at Donovan farewell

The Landon Donovan era in U.S. soccer will come to an end on Friday as the national team’s top scorer plays his final game.

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Prosecutors want Peterson arrested on alleged bond violation

Suspended Vikings star Adrian Peterson faces new legal trouble after prosecutors say he should be arrested on a drug-related bond violation.

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Colts need Luck, late fumble to beat Texas

A late fumble by Houston quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick allowed Indianapolis to escape with a 33-28 road victory.

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Fears grow in U.S. over Ebola’s spread

Fears are growing about Ebola with about 200 airline cleaners walking off the job and some lawmakers suggesting a travel ban.

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‘Bucket list baby’ succumbs to rare birth defect

A newborn whose diagnosis prompted his parents to create a "bucket list" that was followed widely on Facebook, has died.

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Ebola might be a big hit at Halloween

The virus that has killed nearly 4,000 people is expected to be among the favorite costume themes at Trick-or-Treat.

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Police arrest tar-covered man on gas station roof

An alleged would-be burglar is arrested on the roof of a closed gas station, in an interesting disguise.

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Intense staredown with Robert Downey, Jr.

The actor ponders the mysteries of the universe while sitting on a mountaintop with "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon.

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Obama says he’s unequivocally committed to ‘net neutrality’

U.S. regulators are reviewing controversial new regulations that would govern how Internet service providers manage traffic on their networks.

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Nevada issues marriage licenses to gay couples, some states push back

Nevada issued marriage licenses after a district judge removed the final hurdle to same-sex matrimony in the state.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 10

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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‘SNL’ actress Jan Hooks dead at 57

Jan Hooks, best known for portraying first ladies Hillary Clinton, Betty Ford, and Nancy Reagan on "Saturday Night Live" has died.

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

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Amazon set to open first physical store

The online retail giant plans to open its first brick-and-mortar store in midtown Manhattan.

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Torrance: McIlroy has joined pantheon of greats

Rory McIlroy's accomplishments this season have helped him join Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Seve Ballesteros among the pantheon of golfing greats.

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Lawmakers want to bar entry of W. Africans over Ebola fears

More than two dozen lawmakers want to ban travelers from the countries hit hardest by the Ebola virus.

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You can buy 13 pounds of Bob Dylan’s lyrics

"The Lyrics: Since 1962" will collate every word ever recorded by the "Like A Rolling Stone" hitmaker in chronological order.

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Green Day, Sting, NIN among Rock Hall nominees

Other nominees include Lou Reed, N.W.A., Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

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Unemployment claims fall, point to labor market strength

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment fell to nearly the lowest level since before the recession, a sign of growing steam in the U.S. labor market.

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Debbie Harry to headline John Lennon tribute

The concert will take place on Dec. 5, three days before the 34th anniversary of the Beatles legend's assassination.

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This week’s top rock tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top rock songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Coming soon: The Mustache Hall of Fame

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There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock 'n' roll, so why not those with a hairy upper lip?

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Pink Floyd warns album ‘not for iTunes generation’

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David Gilmour has warned the band's younger fans they might not enjoy the upcoming album.

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Inspiration for ‘Harry Potter’ nemesis revealed

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J.K. Rowling says the much-hated character Dolores Umbridge is based on a teacher to whom she took an instant dislike.