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Farewell to Jeter...Giants can clinch...Redskins, Giants play

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 25, 2014 at 8:01 a.m.



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NEW YORK (AP) — A full-throated, packed house is expected at Yankee Stadium tonight to say good bye to Derek Jeter. The long-time Yankee captain will be playing in his final home game before he ends his 20-year major league career. Secondary market tickets in a section next to the Yankees dugout are going for as much as $10,000.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants can clinch a playoff spot even before they take the field at home against San Diego tonight. If Milwaukee loses at Cincinnati in an afternoon game, the Brewers would be eliminated from the wild card race, giving the last National League berth to San Francisco.

TORONTO (AP) — Seattle tries to keep its faint playoff hopes alive in Toronto this afternoon. The Mariners head into today's play three games back in the American League wild card race with four games to go. Should Seattle lose, Oakland could clinch a playoff spot with a win at Texas and Kansas City could do the same against the White Sox in Chicago tonight.

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — A new NFL weekend kicks off tonight in suburban Washington in an NFC East showdown between the 1-2 Redskins and 1-2 Giants. Washington has scored 75 points in the last two games, with Kirk Cousins running the offense for the injured Robert Griffin III.

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — No. 11 UCLA visits 15th-ranked Arizona State in a battle of 3-0 Pac-12 South rivals. Junior Mike Bercovici will get his first start at quarterback for the Sun Devils, subbing for the injured Taylor Kelly. UCLA had an average margin of victory in its three games of six points, while ASU's was 26.

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