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Marlins take Redmond...Chargers entertaining Chiefs...Former big league pitcher killed in robbery

Thursday - 11/1/2012, 4:32pm  ET

MIAMI (AP) -- Former big league catcher Mike Redmond has been named the new manager of the Miami Marlins. He replaces the fired Ozzie Guillen (GEE'-ehn). Redman spent the last two years managing Class A teams in the Toronto Blue Jays' system. He was a .287 hitter over 13 seasons of major league play.

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Chargers are home this evening to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chargers have dropped their last three straight games, while the Chiefs have dropped their last four.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The lone game on the NBA schedule tonight is being played in San Antonio as the Spurs are facing the New Orleans Hornets. There was supposed to be a game in New York with Brooklyn entertaining the Knicks. That game has been postponed because of the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Former major league pitcher Pascual Perez was killed during an apparent robbery in his home. Police in the Dominican Republic say the 55-year old was attacked by several people. He had been struck in the head but the cause of death has not been released.

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- The International Olympic Committee has begun an investigation into whether or not Lance Armstrong should have his Olympic bronze medal taken away for doping. The IOC says it is looking into Armstrong, other riders and officials implicated in the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report describing systematic doping in cycling.


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