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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders scored two apparent game-winning touchdowns that didn’t count. The Kansas City Chiefs forced incompletions on back-to-back plays that ended with 0:00 on the clock only to have the game extended by penalties. On a wild night that featured many premature...
The Los Angeles Dodgers players celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs, Thursday, in Chicago. The Dodgers won 11-1 to win the series and advance to the World Series. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh
CHICAGO (AP) — Enrique Hernandez put a Hollywood ending on an LA story three decades in the making. Fueled by a home run trilogy from their emotional utilityman, Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers are finally going to the World Series. Hernandez homered three times and drove in a...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston goalie Tuukka Rask is sidelined because of a concussion, forcing the Bruins to call up goalie Zane McIntyre from Providence of the American Hockey League. General manager Don Sweeney said Thursday that Rask sustained the concussion during practice Wednesday. Anton Khudobin...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Beverley crowded chest-to-chest with Lonzo Ball before an inbounds pass in the first quarter while they were 94 feet from the basket. Moments later at midcourt, Beverley emphatically fouled the Lakers’ rookie point guard and watched him fall. Ball still might turn out...
Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez watches his home run during the fifth inning of Game 4 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday in Chicago. AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez sensed he was ready to bust out of his slump and give the Chicago Cubs the lift they needed. As breakthroughs go, this was a big one. Just in time to keep the season going for the defending champs. Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with two home runs, Wade Davis hung on...
Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) reaches to block a shot by Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, during the first quarter of Wednesday's game in Boston. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo dribbled into the paint, spun to his left and found his path to the basket blocked by Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum. Instead, the Greek Freak fed the ball to Matthew Dellavedova beyond the arc for the 3-pointer that helped seal Milwaukee’s 108-100 victory over...
PHOENIX (AP) —The Suns weren’t just bad in their 124-76 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers in their season opener on Wednesday night. They were historically awful. It was the most one-sided season-opening loss by any team in NBA history and the most one-sided loss by the Suns in any game in...
NEW YORK (AP) — This time, it was Masahiro Tanaka who was untouchable on the mound. And when the New York Yankees sent Houston ace Dallas Keuchel to an early exit, their rollicking crowd let loose with a cathartic roar that must have boomed all over the Bronx. “New York is no joke,” Keuchel...
Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward grimaces in pain in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Tuesday, in Cleveland. Just five minutes into his Boston career, Hayward gruesomely broke his left ankle, an injury that may end his season. AP Photo/Tony Dejak
CLEVELAND (AP) — Gordon Hayward’s face was etched in pain and shock. Of all the juicy subplots for this hyped homecoming and a season opener between heated rivals, a serious injury to Hayward wasn’t on the list. Boston’s season changed in a gruesome instant Tuesday night. Hayward, one of the...
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge hits a home run during the seventh inning of Game 4 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros Tuesday, in New York. AP Photo/Frank Franklin II
NEW YORK (AP) — With a soaring shot headed for Monument Park, Aaron Judge got New York back on course for another memorable October. Judge ignited a comeback with a home run, then hit a tying double during a four-run eighth inning to spur the unflappable Yankees over the Houston Astros 6-4...

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