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November 2, 2013 11:38 AM EST | AP


Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. A full Sports Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. All times EDT.

— BOSTON — On duck boats with many still sporting beards, the Boston Red Sox stroll through their city to celebrate a third World Series title since 2004.

— TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The third-ranked Florida State Seminoles and Heisman Trophy candidate Jameis Winston host the No. 7 Hurricanes and running back Duke Johnson in a showdown of top-10 ACC teams. Game starts 8 p.m.

— ARCADIA, Calif. — Game On Dude, the early 8-5 favorite, attempts to win the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic for the first time in three tries for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert and co-owner and MLB executive Joe Torre. Classic post 8:35 p.m.

— NEW YORK — Geoffrey Mutai and Firehiwot Dado try to defend their titles at the New York City Marathon, which returns after a one-year absence. Security will be heightened after the Boston bombings. Sent.

— DENVER — Off to an 11-1 start, the Colorado Avalanche try to keep it going when they host the Montreal Canadiens. Game starts 10 p.m.

— FORT WORTH, Texas — Austin Dillon tries to maintain his lead in the race for the Nationwide title when the NASCAR series stops at the 1½-mile high-banked track in Texas. Race starts 3:30 p.m.

— Sporting KC is at New England and Portland travels to Seattle in the Major League Soccer playoffs.