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Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros 8-1, trail ALCS 2-1

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Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer and a made pair of sparkling catches, leading CC Sabathia and the Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1 and cutting New York's deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven AL Championship Series. More>>

Finally! Titans end 11-game skid to Colts with 36-22 win

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Finally! Tennessee Titans end 11-game skid to Indianapolis Colts with 36-22 win. More>>

AP source: Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY

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AP source: Suspended Ezekiel Elliott getting emergency hearing in New York. More>>

Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick's grievance

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It still isn't enough for the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback to win the grievance he filed against the NFL on Sunday. More>>

Goodell, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem

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Goodell, team owners, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem on Tuesday. More>>

Woods cleared for golf activities with no restrictions

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Doctors give Woods the go-ahead to practice without limitations, and he is going about slowly. More>>

Cavs, Warriors gear up to begin championship quests again

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The Golden State Warriors and new-look Cleveland Cavaliers will be tested in their openers. More>>

McCarthy: Packers' Rodgers to have surgery on collarbone

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Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken right collarbone, and that his season could be over. More>>

Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and take a stand against domestic violence instead. More>>

Kucherov scores twice, Lightning beat Red Wings 3-2

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Nikita Kucherov scores twice as Tampa Bay Lightning top Detroit Red Wings 3-2. More>>

Rick Pitino out at Louisville as expected amid federal probe

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Rick Pitino's attorney has told the Louisville Athletic Association that it should not fire the coach of the men's basketball program because his client "could not have known" about activities alleged in a national federal investigation of the sport. More>>

Helmet maker vows fight against Hernandez concussion lawsuit

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Lawyers for late New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have refiled a lawsuit against the NFL in Massachusetts' state court. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose

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LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose. More>>

'Purposely hidden': Cheerleaders to protest anthem in tunnel

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A group of Georgia cheerleaders say they'll take a knee in the stadium tunnel at Saturday's homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after the five demonstrated at an earlier game. More>>

AP Source: Spurs, Aldridge agree on extension

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The San Antonio Spurs have reached agreement with LaMarcus Aldridge on an extension that will keep him under contract for an additional three years. More>>

Ridley begins his reign as Augusta National chairman

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Fred Ridley starts his reign as chairman of the Masters with only goal 'constant improvement'. More>>

Bridgewater cleared to rejoin Vikings for practice this week

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Teddy Bridgewater has been cleared to rejoin the Minnesota Vikings for practice. More>>

Weah's hat trick leads US over Paraguay 5-0, to U17 QFs

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Tim Weah, a son of former world player of the year George Weah, scored three goals to lead the United States over Paraguay 5-0 and into the quarterfinals of the Under-17 World Cup. More>>

Listing how each top NCAA school is reacting to hoops probe

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A list of how each top NCAA school is reacting to hoops probe. More>>

LeBron's status for opener vs. Celtics still unclear

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Slowed by ankle injury, LeBron still not a certainty to play in season opener. More>>

ICYMI in NFL Week 6: A-Rod's out; Kaep vs. NFL; what's a TD?

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ICYMI in NFL Week 6: Rodgers out; Kaepernick vs. the NFL; what's a TD, anyway?. More>>

Dodgers' dominant bullpen is baffling foes in NL playoffs

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Los Angeles' relievers have retired 24 of 25 without allowing a hit in the NL Championship Series against the Cubs. More>>

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Georgia gives SEC the power its lacked

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AP Top 25 Heat Check: Georgia gives SEC power its lacked. More>>

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL. More>>

Giants take road less traveled to 23-10 shocker in Denver

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Juggling New York Giants had so many changes it helped them in their prime time. More>>

Al Michaels sorry for 'Sunday Night Football' Weinstein joke

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NBC play-by-play man Al Michaels has quickly apologized after making a joke about Harvey Weinstein during "Sunday Night Football.". More>>

Katie Smith named coach of the New York Liberty

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New York Liberty names Katie Smith its new head coach. More>>

LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York

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LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York. More>>

Demonstrators stage silent protest outside Ravens stadium

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More than 100 people participated in a silent protest before the start of the Baltimore Ravens game as the national anthem played inside the M&T Bank Stadium. More>>

Turner homers in 9th, Dodgers top Cubs 4-1 for 2-0 NLCS lead

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Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers took a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs. More>>

This time vs Astros, Yanks again try to overcome 2-0 deficit

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The New York Yankees will try to overcome a 2-0 deficit against the Houston Astros when the best-of-five AL Championship Series resumes. More>>

Welcome, Rook: Ball, Tatum, Fultz and more making NBA debuts

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Even for a talented group of NBA rookies like this class, the learning curve will likely be steep. More>>

AP Top 25: Penn State up to 2 behind unanimous No. 1 Alabama

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Penn State is No. 2 in The Associated Press College football poll behind now unanimous No. 1 Alabama after a wild weekend of upsets gave the Top 25 a major makeover. More>>

Packers: Rodgers could miss rest of season with collarbone

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Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers could miss the remainder of the season with a broken collarbone. More>>

Rodgers breaks collarbone, Winston also hurts shoulder

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Aaron Rodgers' season may have ended after an injury, just a week after the same thing happened to J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham Jr. Rodgers broke his collarbone in Green Bay's 23-10 loss to Minnesota. More>>

Manning, Pierre-Paul and rest of Giants stun Broncos 23-10

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Eli Manning ignored the loss of four wide receivers, and the New York Giants pulled off a 23-10 stunner over the Denver Broncos. More>>

Brady gets wins record, Patriots hold off Jets 24-17

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Tom Brady set the NFL record for regular-season victories by a quarterback as he got his 187th as the New England Patriots held on for a 24-17 win over the New York Jets to claim first place in the AFC East. More>>

Steelers outlast Chiefs 19-13 to defeat NFL's last unbeaten

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Le'Veon Bell ran for 179 yards and a touchdown, and Antonio Brown made an acrobatic touchdown catch in the fourth quarter, to help Pittsburgh beat Kansas City. More>>

With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

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Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay. More>>

Dolphins rally from 17-point deficit to stun Falcons 20-17

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Jay Cutler threw a pair of touchdown passes, Cody Parkey kicked a pair of field goals and the Miami Dolphins rallied from a 17-0 halftime deficit to stun the Atlanta Falcons 20-17. More>>

Cousins inconsistent as Redskins hold on to beat 49ers

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Kirk Cousins threw for two touchdowns and an interception and ran for a score as part of an inconsistent performance against Kyle Shanahan's winless San Francisco 49ers as the Washington Redskins barely held on for a 26-24 victory. More>>

The Latest: QB Siemian returns for second half

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The Latest from the NFL: Several 49ers take a knee again; 3 Dolphins stay off the field for the anthem. More>>

Watson tosses 3 TDs as Texans beat Browns 33-17

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Deshaun Watson threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns to become the first rookie in NFL history to have at least three TD passes in three straight games and give the Houston Texans a 33-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. More>>

LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York

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LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York. More>>

Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program

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Nebraska has chosen Washington State athletics director Bill Moos to head its sports program. More>>

Novak's late kick leads Chargers past Raiders 17-16

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Nick Novak kicked a 32-yard field goal on the final play of the game and the Los Angeles Chargers took advantage of a key missed extra point by Giorgio Tavecchio to beat the Oakland Raiders 17-16. More>>

Keselowski races way into 3rd round of NASCAR's playoffs

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Brad Keselowski picked up the win he needed to continue his championship chances with a victory Sunday in a sloppy playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway. More>>

Taylor, Puig power Dodgers past Cubs 5-2 in NLCS Game 1

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Chris Taylor hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a short start by Clayton Kershaw for a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs. More>>

Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai Masters title

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Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday. More>>

Sharapova wins her 1st title since doping ban

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Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title since returning from a doping ban after defeating Aryna Sabalenka to win the Tianjin Open. More>>

Sun Devils use strong defense to stun No. 5 Huskies 13-7

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Manny Wilkins completed 29 of 41 passes for 245 yards, Arizona State's defense smothered the Washington most of the night and the Sun Devils stunned the No. 5 Huskies 13-7 on Saturday night. More>>

Innsbruck won't bid for 2026 Winter Games after referendum

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Innsbruck no longer plans to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics after its promise to organize low-cost and sustainable games failed to convince residents. More>>

Altuve's dash lifts Verlander, Astros over Yanks in Game 2

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Jose Altuve raced home on Carlos Correa's double in the ninth inning, Justin Verlander struck out 13 in a complete game and the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 2-1 for a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series. More>>

Rooney saves Everton and Koeman at Brighton; Saints draw

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Wayne Rooney may have saved his manager's job after a successful last-minute penalty kick secured a point for Everton in a 1-1 draw at Brighton on Sunday. More>>

LSU stuns No. 10 Auburn, riding clutch defense to 27-23 win

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D.J. Chark returns punt for touchdown as LSU stuns No. 10 Auburn, riding clutch defense to 27-23 win. More>>

Dolphins' Parker, Falcons' Sanu inactive because of injuries

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Miami's DeVante Parker is inactive with an ankle injury after being listed as doubtful on the team's most recent update. More>>

Miami Miracle: No. 11 'Canes rally past Georgia Tech, 25-24

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Darrell Langham made another miracle happen, and No. 11 Miami rallied past Georgia Tech 25-24. More>>

Maddon 'couldn't disagree more' with overturned call at home

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Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was ejected for arguing with umpire Mike Winters after a call at the plate was overturned by video review in the seventh inning of the opening game of the NL Championship Series. More>>

Boise State stifles Penny, beats No. 19 San Diego St. 31-14

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Alexander Mattison ran for 128 yards and a touchdown and Boise State's defense kept star running back Rashaad Penny in check to beat No. 19 San Diego State 31-14. More>>

NFL Week 6 features Patriots-Jets matchup for 1st place

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The surprising Jets battle the Patriots for first place, while the winless Giants play in primetime. More>>

Strycova beats Rybarikova in Linz final for 2nd career title

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Barbora Strycova ended a six-year wait for her second WTA singles title on Sunday by defeating Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-4, 6-1 at the Ladies Linz. More>>

'Take a knee' comes to Germany through Hertha solidarity

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Hertha Berlin has nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga game at home. More>>

LEADNG OFF: No Seager in NLCS, but Puig a party for Dodgers

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LEADNG OFF: No Seager in NLCS, but Puig a party for Dodgers. More>>

Young Astros fan reaches for Correa's HR, no interference

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Young Astros fan reaches for Carlos Correa ALCS homer, no interference. More>>

Goals dry up for Man United as Man City delivers masterclass

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Manchester City has thrashed Stoke 7-2 for the biggest win of the English Premier League season, and the goals dried up for title rival Manchester United in another dull stalemate with Liverpool. More>>

No. 20 NC State pulls away from Pitt in 35-17 win

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Nyheim Hines ran for an 83-yard touchdown and returned a punt 92 yards for another score on his way to 249 total yards to help No. 20 North Carolina State win its sixth straight game with a 35-17 victory over Pittsburgh. More>>

No. 17 Michigan defense holds off Indiana in OT, 27-20

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Karan Higdon ran a touchdown on the first play of overtime for No. 17 Michigan and Tyree Kinnel intercepted a fourth-down pass in the end zone on the final play as the Wolverines held off Indiana 27-20. More>>

Seager dropped from Dodgers' NLCS roster with back injury

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Shortstop Corey Seager has been left off the Los Angeles Dodgers' roster for the NL Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs. More>>

LEADNG OFF: No Seager in NLCS, but Puig a party for Dodgers

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LEAIDNG OFF: No Seager in NLCS, but Puig a party for Dodgers. More>>

Gonzalez saves a run with big play, welcomes son soon after

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Marwin Gonzalez capped his big game in Houston's win over the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series with an even bigger moment _ the birth of his third child. More>>

Memphis uses 5 turnovers to hand No. 25 Navy 1st loss, 30-27

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Riley Ferguson threw three touchdown passes and Memphis took advantage for five turnovers by No. 25 Navy to hand the Midshipmen their first loss 30-27. More>>

Flip out: Bowers' TD leap leads Cal past No. 8 Wash. St 37-3

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Ross Bowers did an acrobatic flip into the end zone to cap a touchdown run for California and the Golden Bears used a dominant defensive performance to stun No. 8 Washington State 37-3 for their first win in 14 years against a top 10 team. More>>

LEADING OFF: Altuve's October, Dodgers get weary Cubs

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LEADING OFF: Altuve's October, Dodgers get weary Cubs. More>>

Dungey has 3 TD passes, Syracuse stuns No. 2 Clemson 27-24

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Eric Dungey threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns, Cole Murphy kicked a tiebreaking field goal in the fourth quarter, and Syracuse stunned No. 2 Clemson 27-24. More>>

Keuchel strikes out 10, Astros beat Yanks 2-1 in ALCS opener

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Dallas Keuchel dominated the Yankees again, striking out 10 in seven scoreless innings to lead the Houston Astros over New York 2-1 in the AL Championship Series opener. More>>

Nadal, Federer advance to Shanghai final for 38th encounter

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Top-seeded Nadal chases his 7th title of year, advances to Shanghai final. More>>

UNC set to move past academic probe, not celebrating ruling

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North Carolina Is finally set to find out its fate in its multi-year NCAA academic case. More>>

Rested Dodgers welcome weary Cubs in compelling NLCS rematch

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The Cubs and Dodgers are back for a rematch of last season's NL Championship Series between two beloved powerhouses. More>>

Man United contains Liverpool in 0-0 draw in Premier League

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Manchester United produced another resolute containing job at Anfield to hold Liverpool to a 0-0 draw in the Premier League. More>>

Scherzer shows starters in relief are a roll of the dice

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Max Scherzer showed in Game 5 of the NLDS that using a starting pitcher in relief is a roll of the dice. More>>

Elliott attorneys to seek new hearing before appeals court

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Attorneys for Ezekiel Elliott have indicated they intend to ask for another hearing before the federal appeals court that cleared the way for the NFL's six-game suspension of the star Dallas Cowboys running back over domestic violence allegations. More>>

Arena quits after US World Cup failure, Gulati stays for now

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Bruce Arena resigned as U.S. national team coach, three days after the Americans failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986. More>>

Stenhouse trying to give Ford a season sweep at plate races

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will try to keep his championship chances rolling by winning Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. More>>

Tar Heels unveil 2017 NCAA championship banner

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North Carolina unveiled its 2017 NCAA championship banner on a Friday night filled with Midnight Madness-style preseason event across college basketball. More>>

Countdown on: Texas-OU is first Herman-Riley coaching duel

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Texas' Tom Herman and Lincoln Riley of Oklahoma are both leading their teams into the Red River rivalry as head coaches for the first time, which hasn't happened since 1947. More>>

USOC wants Winter Games, must decide on 2026 or 2030

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The prospect of a U.S. bid for the Winter Olympics is less a matter of "if" and more a matter of "when.''. More>>

Former player: Parents should be warned of football's risks

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NFL Hall of Famer Harry Carson says Congress should require that parents be informed that football can cause long-term neurological damage before they sign up their kids to play. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers get weary Cubs; Verlander vs. Severino

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers get weary Cubs; Verlander vs. Severino. More>>

Clemson QB suffers concussion late in first half at Syracuse

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Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant has been injured late in the first half against Syracuse. More>>

Yanks pick up Girardi, get fresh start in 1st ALCS since '12

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The New York Yankees picked up Joe Girardi and now are in a fresh series with a chance for their first World Series since 2009. More>>

Raiders' Mack gets top spot in AP's defensive end rankings

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Khalil Mack of the Oakland Raiders earned the No. 1 spot in the AP's rankings of NFL defensive ends. More>>

Astros add RHP McHugh for ALCS against New York Yankees

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Right-hander Collin McHugh has been added to the Houston Astros roster for the AL Championship Series against the New York Yankees. More>>

'Wiped out' Francona aching from Indians October ouster

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Indians, Francona still processing early October ouster from playoffs. More>>

The Latest: Coaches eager for UNC to move past NCAA case

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North Carolina has avoided major penalties after an NCAA infractions committee panel "could not conclude" there were academic violations in the multi-year case focused on irregular courses. More>>

Cubs get to Scherzer, then hold on to top Nats 9-8 in Game 5

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Addison Russell drove in four runs, Wade Davis earned a seven-out save, and the Chicago Cubs reached their third NL Championship Series in a row by edging the Washington Nationals 9-8 in a thriller of a Game 5. More>>

Italian luxury villa seized in FIFA, World Cup bribery case

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Italian police say they seized a luxury villa in Sardinia allegedly used by Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi to bribe former FIFA official Jerome Valcke. More>>

Panthers await word on Kuechly in concussion protocol

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The Carolina Panthers will have to wait to find out whether star linebacker Luke Kuechly will be out after he entered the concussion protocol during Thursday night's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. More>>

Week 7 Preview: Red River Rivalry and Penny's Heisman push

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With no games pitting ranked teams, Week 7 of the college football season could be a ho-hum couple of days. More>>

Raiders-Chargers game may be affected by wildfires

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The NFL is keeping an eye on the wildfires in Northern California and has been exploring options to move the game between the Oakland Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers if it becomes necessary. More>>

Court clears way for 6-game suspension of Cowboys' Elliott

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A federal appeals court has lifted an injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott. More>>

Carson Wentz throws 3 TD passes, Eagles beat Panthers 28-23

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Carson Wentz threw for 222 yards and three touchdowns and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Carolina Panthers 28-23 to improve to an NFC-best 5-1. More>>

LEADING OFF: Yankees-Astros open ALCS, Cubs-Dodgers in NLCS

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LEADING OFF: Keuchel, Astros face Yankees in ALCS opener. More>>

Keuchel looks to continue success against Yankees in ALCS

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Houston's Dallas Keuchel has been great in his career against the New York Yankees and the lefty looks to continue that run on Friday in Game 1 ALCS. More>>

South Dakota school cancels homecoming after racist stunt

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A South Dakota high school is investigating photos posted on social media that show students destroying a car with "Go back to the Rez" painted on the side. More>>

USOC CEO to IOC on Russian doping: Time for action is now

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The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee is calling on his international counterparts to act immediately on allegations of Russian doping. More>>

AP sources: NCAA to release ruling in UNC case Friday

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Three people with knowledge of the investigation say the NCAA infractions committee panel handling North Carolina's multi-year academic case plans to release its ruling Friday. More>>

Classic fall: Indians' Series hopes dashed by early exit

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Over in October: Indians stunned by early exit from postseason. More>>

US World Cup absence could have wide-ranging effects

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The U.S. team's failure to qualify for the World Cup could have a wide-ranging effect on broadcasters, sponsors and tournament organizers. More>>

Tanaka to start Game 1 of ALCS for Yankees against Astros

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Masahiro Tanaka will start in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series for the New York Yankees against Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros on Friday night. More>>

Nats name LHP Gonzalez starter for Game 5 of NLDS vs. Cubs

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Left-hander Gio Gonzalez will start Game 5 for the Washington Nationals in their NL Division Series against the Chicago Cubs. More>>

Pac-12 forms task force to seek answers for issues in sports

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The Pac-12 Conference is launching its own task force to develop reform proposals in the wake of a federal bribery investigation. More>>

World Cup bribery case opened against PSG president, Valcke

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Swiss federal prosecutors have announced a criminal case for suspected bribery linked to World Cup broadcast rights against Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the Qatari president of Paris Saint-Germain. More>>

Strasburg, Nationals beat Cubs 5-0, force NLDS to Game 5

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Stephen Strasburg strikes out 12 as Washington Nationals beat Chicago Cubs 5-0 to send NLDS to Game 5. More>>

European soccer weekend: What to watch in the main leagues

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Manchester United's title credentials get a stern test away to bitter rival Liverpool when English soccer's most storied clubs meet on Saturday. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs, Nationals settle NLDS in Game 5

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LEADING OFF: Cubs and Nationals settle NLDS in Game 5 at Washington; Astros ready and waiting for ALCS to start. More>>

Trump: 'About time' NFL demands players stand during anthem

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President Donald Trump says "it is about time" that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell demands "all players" stand for the national anthem. NFL owners are meeting next week to consider whether players should stand during the national anthem. More>>

Kyrie Irving says Boston is 'a real, live sports city'

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Kyrie Irving says by moving to Boston, he's "playing in a real, live sports city.". More>>

Yanks complete comeback, beat Indians 5-2 in Game 5 of ALDS

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Pinstripe pride: Yankees beat Indians 5-2 to complete comeback and move into ALCS. More>>

Eric Reid: 49ers won't force players to stand for anthem

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The San Francisco 49ers won't be forcing their players to stand during the national anthem, safety Eric Reid said Wednesday. More>>

LeBron aggravates ankle injury; opener vs. Celtics in doubt

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LeBron James still slowed by ankle injury, status for season opener uncertain. More>>

Garcia secures WTA Finals spot after injured Konta withdraws

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Caroline Garcia secures eighth and last spot in the WTA Finals after injured Johanna Konta withdraws from the Kremlin Cup. More>>

Giants suspend cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

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The New York Giants have suspended veteran cornerback Dominque Rodgers-Cromartie. More>>

Legal experts split on if NFL can punish for anthem protests

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Legal experts are split on whether NFL owners can legally punish professional football players for not standing for the national anthem before pro football games. More>>

Red Sox fire manager Farrell after 2nd straight ALDS defeat

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The Boston Red Sox have fired manager John Farrell after the team's second straight loss in the AL Division Series. More>>

World Cup failure prompts calls for US soccer 'revolution'

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The failure of the United States to reach next year's World Cup, ending a streak of seven straight appearances in soccer's showcase, prompted calls for change from within and outside the sport's governing body. More>>

US misses World Cup because of numerous defensive breakdowns

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A year of defensive breakdowns under two coaching staffs did in the United States, which will miss the World Cup for the first time since 1986. More>>

Hornqvist has 2 points in season debut, Pens beat Caps 3-2

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Patric Hornqvist scored a power-play goal and assisted on another in his season debut to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 in their first meeting since the playoffs. More>>

Stills surprised to be joined by Goodell for police visit

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Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills says he was pleasantly surprised to be joined by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for visits with police and youngsters in an effort to build better community relations. More>>

Correction: College Basketball-Fraud Charges story

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3 college basketball coaches charged in a bribery scheme have appeared in a New York federal court and been freed on $100,000 bail each. More>>

Mike Ditka apologizes for comment on racial oppression

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Mike Ditka apologizes for saying he wasn't aware of any racial oppression in the last 100 years in the United States. More>>

Kerr pushes Warriors to keep joy, chase repeat championship

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Steve Kerr is already challenging his Golden State Warriors to find ways to get better. More>>

Less time, fewer timeouts among adjustments for NBA coaches

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Less time, fewer timeouts among adjustments for NBA coaches. More>>

Andrew Wiggins signs contract extension with Timberwolves

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The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Andrew Wiggins to a new contract extension. More>>

Strasburg to start Game 4 of NLDS for Nationals after all

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Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg will start Game 4 of the NL Division Series against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, after all. More>>

NCAA to form commission in response to bribery scheme

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NCAA to form commission in response to bribery scheme. More>>

Rudolph, Vikings have childlike fun with Duck, Duck, Goose

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Tight end Kyle Rudolph called for a celebratory round of the children's game Duck, Duck, Goose in the huddle if the Vikings could score a touchdown. More>>

World Cup picture takes shape on global day of drama

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The World Cup is truly taking shape after a dramatic day of qualifying matches ended with 23 of the 32-team lineup confirmed to play next year in Russia. More>>

Qatar says its hosting of World Cup 'not up for discussion'

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Qatar lashes out at those criticizing its hosting of 2022 FIFA World Cup, says tournament 'not up for discussion'. More>>

Vegas Golden Knights rout Coyotes 5-2 in inspired home debut

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James Neal scored twice during a thrilling four-goal first period, and the Golden Knights remained unbeaten three games into their inaugural season with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes in their home opener. More>>

Still alive: Teams chasing World Cup spots through playoffs

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Qualification for the 2018 World Cup will be wrapped up next month in two intercontinental playoffs and four European playoffs. More>>

LEADING OFF: Yankees-Indians in Game 5, Cubs try to zap Nats

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LEADING OFF: Yankees-Indians in Game 5, Cubs try to zap Nats. More>>

NLDS Game 4 of Nats-Cubs rained out, set to play Wednesday

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Rain washes out Game 4 of NLDS, rescheduled for Wednesday afternoon at Wrigley Field. More>>

Trump sticks to hockey in honoring Cup champion Penguins

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The Stanley Cup champions will be honored by President Donald Trump at the White House, a visit captain Sidney Crosby and other players say is not about politics. More>>

Division III Albright cuts player for kneeling during anthem

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A backup quarterback for Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania has been cut for kneeling during the national. More>>

James returns, Cavaliers debut new starting lineup

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LeBron James made his preseason debut Tuesday and played an NBA game with close friend and former Miami Heat teammate Dwyane Wade as the Cleveland Cavaliers showed off their newest lineup. More>>

NFL may change policy that players 'should' stand for anthem

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NFL owners will meet next week to consider changes to a game manual that says players "should" stand during the national anthem. More>>

US misses World Cup for 1st time since 1986 with loss

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The United States has been eliminated from World Cup contention, a shocking loss at Trinidad ending the Americans' streak of seven straight appearances at soccer's showcase. More>>

Messi, Messi, Messi; his 3 goals lift Argentina to World Cup

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Lionel Messi's three goals lifted Argentina into the World Cup in the final round of regional qualifying. More>>

Golden Knights try to play role in healing Vegas with opener

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The Vegas Golden Knights are holding their first home opener with a muted celebration nine days after the massacre just down the Las Vegas Strip from their rink. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump seems unaware NFL pays taxes

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump calls for exposing NFL to taxes, seemingly unaware it already is. More>>

High-5: Yankees, Indians set for decisive ALDS finale

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High-5: Yankees, Indians meet to in decisive final for spot in ALCS. More>>

Chiefs, Packers remain top 2 teams in AP Pro32 poll

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Chiefs, Packers remain top 2 teams in AP Pro32 poll; Eagles jump up to No. 3. More>>

Ledecky: Islanders focused on getting new arena at Belmont

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Islanders owner Jon Ledecky said the team will play at Barclays Center through the end of next season, and the 'singular focus' beyond that is for a new arena at Belmont Park. More>>

Trump says US should change tax law to punish NFL

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President Donald Trump is suggesting the U.S. change its tax laws to punish organizations like the NFL if members are "disrespecting" the national anthem or flag; NFL already gave up its tax-exempt status. More>>

Aussies end war-torn Syria's World Cup hopes in extra time

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Syria's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup for the first time have ended in a 2-1 extra-time loss to an Australia. More>>

Resilient Dodgers return to dominant form, and to the NLCS

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The Dodgers are headed back to the NL Championship Series with four days to rest after sweeping Arizona. More>>

Rain-soaked field obstacle for US reaching World Cup

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The U.S. trained on a rain-soaked field ahead of their crucial World Cup qualifier at Trinidad and Tobago. More>>

NLDS Game 4 being delayed by threat of inclement weather

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The start of Game 4 of the NL Division Series between the Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs is being delayed by a band of showers near Wrigley Field. More>>

2 WNBA players denied visas into Turkey with Russian team

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WNBA players Emma Cannon and Brionna Jones were denied visas for entry into Turkey with their Russian team this week. More>>

Fertitta introduced as new owner of Houston Rockets

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Fertitta introduced as new owner of Houston Rockets. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs try to oust Washington in Game 4 of NLDS

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LEADING OFF: Cubs try to oust Washington in Game 4 of NLDS. More>>

Ex-Penn State AD Curley out of prison, serves 2 1/2months

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Former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley has been released from jail and is now serving the house-arrest portion of his sentence in the Jerry Sandusky child-sex scandal. More>>

Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. has surgery for broken left ankle

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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has surgery for his broken left ankle. More>>

Cowboys' Jerry Jones reignites protest conversation in NFL

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Comments by Dallas Cowboys owner draw sharp response from NFL players' union. More>>

Bellinger, Dodgers beat D-backs 3-1 to return to NLCS

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Yu Darvish shut down Arizona on two hits over five innings, Cody Bellinger and Austin Barnes homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Diamondbacks 3-1 on Monday night to complete a three-game sweep of their National League Division Series. More>>

Severino, Judge help Yankees top Indians 7-3 to force Game 5

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Luis Severino bounced back from his playoff debacle, slumping Aaron Judge delivered a big hit and the New York Yankees took advantage of shoddy defense by Cleveland to beat the Indians 7-3 and push their AL Division Series to a decisive Game 5. More>>

Cubs rally past Scherzer, Nationals 2-1, lead NLDS 2-1

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Chicago Cubs rally for 2-1 NLDS victory over Scherzer, Washington Nationals. More>>

Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCS

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The Houston Astros advanced to the AL Championship Series with a 5-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox. More>>

76ers, Embiid agree on 5-year, $148M extension

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A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press the Philadelphia 76ers and Joel Embiid have agreed on a maximum contract extension. More>>

Keenum leads 3 scoring drives, Vikings beat Bears 20-17

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Keenum shines in relief of Bradford, Vikings top Bears 20-17 in Trubisky's debut. More>>

Dolphins assistant resigns, apologizes after video surfaces

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The NFL and the Miami Dolphins say they're aware of a social media video showing offensive line coach Chris Foerster snorting three lines of a white powdery substance at an office desk. More>>

Giants' Beckham to have ankle surgery later this week

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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will have surgery for his broken left ankle later this week. More>>

ESPN suspends anchor for breaking social media rules

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ESPN suspends Jemele Hill 2 weeks for breaking its social media rules after tweets about boycotting Cowboys, advertisers. More>>

Watt and Mercilus out for season with injuries

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Houston's J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus will miss the rest of the season with injuries. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs try to oust Washington in Game 4 of NLDS

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LEADING OFF: Cubs try to oust Washington in Game 4 of NLDS. More>>

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