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ALCS Game 4 live updates: Red Sox strike quick, score two in first inning

It’s game on in Houston as the Red Sox look to take another step closer to the World Series in Game 4 of the ALCS Wednesday. We’ll have updates, analysis, and commentary from Minute Maid Park right here all night. First inning: Red Sox 2, Astros 0 Bottom: Alex Bregman led off for the Astros against

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ALCS Game 4 live updates: Red Sox strike quick, score two in first inning

It’s game on in Houston as the Red Sox look to take another step closer to the World Series in Game 4 of the ALCS Wednesday. We’ll have updates, analysis, and commentary from Minute Maid Park right here all night. Fourth inning Top: Astros reliever Josh James continued his dominance early in

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George Taliaferro, first black drafted by NFL, dies at 91

NEW YORK — George Taliaferro, an All-American running back at Indiana University who was the first African-American drafted by a National Football League team, died Oct. 8 at a nursing home in Mason, Ohio. He was 91. His son-in-law, Lorin Buckner, said…

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ALCS Game 1: Astros at Red Sox live updates and analysis

The Red Sox tonight host the defending World Series champion Houston Astros in Game 1 of their American League Championship Series. Refresh this page for the latest from Fenway Park. Details: The game is set to start at 8:09 p.m. TBS will broadcast the…

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Dodgers hope Manny Machado is the last piece of title puzzle

Even with all their star power and deep pockets, all their booming hitters and ace pitchers, the Los Angeles Dodgers are approaching three decades since their last World Series championship. They’re making another run at that elusive title. Only this time, Manny Machado is along for the ride. The

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ALDS Game 3: Red Sox at Yankees live udpates and analysis

The Red Sox and Yankees are in the Bronx for Game 3 of their best-of-five American League Division Series. The fierce rivals split the first two contests at Fenway Park before heading to New York. Refresh this page for the latest from Yankee Stadium. D…

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Chase Elliott captures NASCAR playoff win at Dover

DOVER, Del. — Chase Elliott had been burdened by lofty expectations that come as the son of a Hall of Fame driver and the replacement of a four-time NASCAR champion. As the close calls and frustrating finishes mounted, and wins eluded him, the 22-year-…

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Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick good bets to cash in at Dover

DOVER, Del. — Bradley Saucier and Joshua Merrill made the trip from Maine to watch this weekend’s NASCAR races at Dover. They had bags full of NASCAR merchandise, wore hats and shirts supporting their favorite drivers and came prepared to spend on their new favorite accessory: betting slips. All

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Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick good bets to cash in at Dover

DOVER, Del. — Bradley Saucier and Joshua Merrill made the trip from Maine to watch this weekend’s NASCAR races at Dover. They had bags full of NASCAR merchandise, wore hats and shirts supporting their favorite drivers and came prepared to spend on their new favorite accessory: betting slips. All

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Red Sox-Yankees ALDS Game 2 live updates from Fenway Park

Game 2 between the Red Sox and Yankees is under way Saturday night at Fenway Park. The latest news is below (this will be updated all night). The box score is here. Fourth inning Top: Joe Kelly retired the side in order. Ryan Brasier started warming in…

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Red Sox-Yankees ALDS Game 2 live updates from Fenway Park

Game 2 between the Red Sox and Yankees is under way Saturday night at Fenway Park. The latest news is below (this will be updated all night). The box score is here. Fourth inning Top: Joe Kelly retired the side in order. Ryan Brasier started warming in…

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Rockies outlast Cubs in 13 innings to win NL wild-card game

CHICAGO — Tony Wolters waited and waited as the NL wild-card game went deep into Tuesday night. He stretched a couple of times and tried to figure out when he might get a chance to play. When that opportunity arrived, he was ready. Wolters hit a tiebre…

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Ryan Blaney wins on “roval” after Jimmie Johnson crashes out of playoffs

CONCORD, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson saw an opportunity to snap a 58-race losing streak, and went for it. It cost him a shot at an eighth NASCAR championship and allowed Ryan Blaney to steal a surprise victory in the debut race of the ”roval” at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Had Johnson just

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Charlotte track vexes drivers

CONCORD, N.C. — If there was just one race to watch the entire NASCAR season it would be the one on Charlotte’s newfangled ”roval” thing. NASCAR has claimed the ”best drivers in the world” and they are on display Sunday on a bonus day on network NBC at the same

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Charlotte track vexes drivers

CONCORD, N.C. — If there was just one race to watch the entire NASCAR season it would be the one on Charlotte’s newfangled ”roval” thing. NASCAR has claimed the ”best drivers in the world” and they are on display Sunday on a bonus day on network NBC at the same

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Jack McKinney, NBA coach trailed by a ‘what if?’

NEW YORK — Jack McKinney, who brought the up-tempo style of play that came to be known as Showtime to the Los Angeles Lakers in 1979 but lasted only 13 games as their coach after a bicycle accident put him in a coma, led to his firing, and left a haunt…

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