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Final week of regular baseball season continues...Steelers bring back Harrison...Tolbert out

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 23, 2014 at 1:41 p.m.



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DETROIT (AP) — Detroit has a full game lead over Kansas City in the American League Central as they prepare to host the Chicago White Sox tonight. The Royals play at Cleveland.

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees try to keep their very slim playoff hopes alive when they host Baltimore. If there's no post-season, Derek Jeter is playing his final week of his outstanding baseball career.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are bringing James Harrison out of retirement to bring a veteran presence to a depleted linebacker group. The volatile five-time Pro Bowler, who's 36, retired as a member of the Steelers less than three weeks ago after spending last season with Cincinnati.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers All-Pro fullback Mike Tolbert will miss at least eight games with a hairline fracture in his left leg. The bruising fullback was injured on a tackle involving ex-Panthers safety Mike Mitchell in Carolina's 37-19 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday night.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The CEO of the cancer charity Livestrong is leaving after 14 years. Doug Ulman has told The Associated Press he will leave Livestrong in January to become president and chief executive officer of Pelotonia, a Columbus, Ohio, charity bike ride that has raised more than $61 million for cancer research in its first five years.

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