Manny Pacquiao takes a break from politics for boxing

LAS VEGAS (AP) Up until last week, Manny Pacquiao was concentrating on trying to get the death penalty restored in the Philippines.

Now he's focusing on something not nearly as controversial - his return to the ring for a Nov. 5 fight with Jesse Vargas.

"Working in the Senate is not easy while you're training," said Pacquiao, a freshman senator in the Philippines. "You manage your time and that's what I did in training for this fight."

Former Red Sox pitcher joining conservative Breitbart news

NEW YORK (AP) Former Major League pitcher Curt Schilling is joining the Breitbart News Network as host of the conservative organization's first online radio show.

The former Boston Red Sox World Series hero, who has said he's considering a challenge to Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, will start his two-hour call-in show on Tuesday at 9 a.m. ET. (MORE)

NBA TV host Kristen Ledlow says she was robbed at gunpoint

ATLANTA (AP) NBA TV personality Kristen Ledlow was robbed at gunpoint at her home, she said.

The host of "NBA Inside Stuff" said on Twitter and Instagram on Sunday that she was held up the day before "by three men who knew who I was, where I lived and were waiting for me when I got home." (MORE)

Nishikori makes winning return from injury at Swiss Indoors

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) Kei Nishikori made a winning return after three weeks out injured, beating Dusan Lajovic 7-5, 6-1 in the Swiss Indoors first round on Monday.

The third-seeded Japanese got the prime match slot after the opening ceremony at Roger Federer's hometown tournament which is missing the seven-time champion and Rafael Nadal, who ended their seasons through injury. (MORE)

Want to see World Series at Wrigley? It will cost thousands

CHICAGO (AP) Fans hoping to see the Cubs play in the World Series for the first time since 1945 are finding a seat could cost them more than what their grandparents paid for their houses.

The euphoria from Saturday night's victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers gave way Monday to the realization that history doesn't come cheap. (MORE)

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