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The Apple Leaf: Panthers senior looks to future after seventh concussion

Injuries are to sports as homework is to high school — inevitable. Athletes know to anticipate a few bumps and bruises throughout their respective seasons. However, none of them expect to suffer an injury that destroys any chance of playing for the rest of their lives.

Ripken wants Nationals’ gig in 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Cal Ripken Jr. expressed interest in the Washington Nationals’ manager job during a Friday interview on the Rich Eisen Show.

Wild rout Express in home opener

WENATCHEE — As an aggressive fall wind howled outside the Town Toyota Center violently rearranging debris and testing the potency of tree branches, 3,723 fans howled for their hockey team for the first time since a playoff loss last April.

WVC Saturday: Knight’s men’s soccer earns point

WENATCHEE – The Wenatchee Valley College men’s soccer team earned a point Saturday, while the Knights’ women’s soccer squad is still searching for its first Northwest Athletic Conference East Region win.

Wild lose second straight game

LANGLEY, British Columbia – An avalanche of shots on net matter not unless some of those pills disappear into the net.

Djokovic extends hot streak in China Open

BEIJING — Novak Djokovic kept his juggernaut rolling at the China Open by improving to 26-0 with a 6-2 6-1 win over local hope Zhang Ze on Thursday which tied him with Jimmy Connors for the second-longest unbeaten record at an ATP Tour event. The Serbian top seed, a five-time winner at the China Open, is now only behind Rafa Nadal who had a 31-0 run in the French Open at Roland Garros.

Platini hits out at FIFA, vows truth will be known

ZURICH, Germany — UEFA president Michel Platini, reported to be facing a possible FIFA’s Ethics Committee suspension from football, has said he will fight any decision against him, and has slammed the world soccer’s governing body. “If what is being reported regarding the intentions of the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee is indeed true, I will stop at nothing to ensure that the truth is known,” he said in a statement.

Cubs beat Pirates after another Arrieta gem

PITTSBURGH — The Chicago Cubs celebrated their first postseason win in 12 years when they beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the Major League Baseball playoffs on Wednesday. Chicago pitcher Jake Arrieta struck out 11 in a complete game shutout while Kyle Schwarber and Dexter Fowler both blasted home runs as the Cubs clinched the one-off National League Wild Card game.

Cowboys scold Hardy

DALLAS — Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Thursday that the team admonished defensive end Greg Hardy for his controversial comments about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s wife and a reference to guns. Hardy created a stir Tuesday when he met with the media for the first time since signing with the Cowboys last March. Hardy’s remarks included comments about Brady’s wife, Gisele Bundchen.