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Boston Red Sox designated hitter Hanley Ramirez shouts from second beside Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) after hitting an RBI single and advancing on an error during the third inning in Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series, Sunday in Boston. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez waved a “Believe in Boston” flag during pregame introductions, drawing cheers from a Fenway Park crowd fearful of a second straight postseason sweep. Then he gave the Red Sox exactly what they wished for: more October baseball. “I just tried to wake everybody up,”...
Green Bay Packers' Richard Rodgers (82) and Aaron Rodgers (12) celebrate a touchdown late in the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday in Arlington, Texas. AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Aaron Rodgers threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 11 seconds remaining, lifting Green Bay over the Dallas Cowboys 35-31 on Sunday in another thriller nine months after the Packers’ divisional playoff victory on the same field. Rodgers capped a 75-yard drive...
PHOENIX (AP) — Zack Greinke left Los Angeles for a big payday in the desert. Now Arizona wants the ex-Dodger to prove his worth. The Diamondbacks are in dire need of a strong performance from the 17-game winner to help prevent Los Angeles from sweeping them out of their National League Division...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Kenji Bahar threw for a career-high 324 yards with three touchdowns, Mike Basile had a career-high 19 tackles and Monmouth defeated Holy Cross 48-36 on Saturday. Kamau Dumas also had an 89-yard punt return and 39-yard interception return for the Hawks (5-1). Dumas’ punt...
NEW YORK (AP) — Good thing for Masahiro Tanaka and the Yankees that Aaron Judge is 6-foot-7. Judge reached high and prevented a home run to save Tanaka’s seven-inning gem, Greg Bird homered off relief ace Andrew Miller, and New York edged the Cleveland Indians 1-0 Sunday night in Game 3 to...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Raiders quarterback Derek Carr was limited for a second consecutive practice Friday and coach Jack Del Rio declined to say what, if any, role Carr will have this weekend against the Baltimore Ravens. Carr broke a bone in his back late in the third quarter of Oakland’s 16-10...
 Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) rushes for a gain as Dallas Cowboys' Sean Lee (50) and Anthony Brown (30) defend. For decades, dating back to Lombardi and Landry, the Packers against the Cowboys has been one of the NFL's juiciest rivalries. It got some extra spice in the playoffs last January. On Sunday, they meet again. AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File
(AP) — From Lombardi and Landry through Reggie and Brett, Troy and Emmitt. From the tundra of Lambeau to the gap in the Texas Stadium roof to Jerry’s palace. Packers-Cowboys has been one of the NFL’s most entertaining and meaningful rivalries for decades. Whether it was the Ice Bowl or A-Rod’s...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets captain David Wright underwent back surgery, his second operation in a month as he tries to return to the major leagues after an absence of 1½ years. The team said Thursday that Wright had a procedure in Los Angeles called a laminotomy, is which a bony layer over the spinal...
(AP) — This week’s college football action features Washington State quarterback Luke Falk trying to solidify his status as a Heisman Trophy contender, TCU attempting to remain unbeaten and Miami seeking to end Florida State’s recent Sunshine State dominance. Here are five things to know about...
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel posted the fastest time in the first practice session of the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday, placing ahead of championship rival Lewis Hamilton. Vettel was .211 seconds faster than Mercedes driver Hamilton in light rain at the Suzuka circuit....

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