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CHICAGO (AP) — A year after their historic championship, Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs are fighting for another memorable October. Rizzo blooped a tiebreaking single into left field with two outs in the eighth and the Cubs overcame Max Scherzer’s brilliant performance to beat the Washington...
PHOENIX (AP) — Led by a big Japanese right-hander and a rookie from just down the road, the Los Angeles Dodgers are headed back to the NL Championship Series. Cody Bellinger homered, drove in two runs and flipped over a dugout railing to steal an out for a dominant Yu Darvish, helping the...
BOSTON — Hours after Philadelphia and Joel Embiid agreed on a five-year extension worth $148 million, Boston had no trouble with the 76ers and led wire-to-wire during preseason action on Monday night. Semi Ojeleye scored 16 for Boston, which led by as many as 34. Ben Simmons scored 15 for the...
Colorado Avalanche center Colin Wilson (22) and Boston Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller (86) grapple as they hit the boards in the first period on Monday afternoon in Boston. AP Photo/Steven Senne
BOSTON (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche are heading into their home opener feeling pretty good. Another win in Boston certainly helped. Semyon Varlamov stopped 29 shots, Nail Yakupov scored two goals and the Colorado Avalanche continued their recent success in Boston with a 4-0 win over the...
New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez, right, celebrates with Greg Bird after hitting a solo home run against the Cleveland Indians during the sixth inning in Game 4 of baseball's American League Division Series, Monday in New York. AP Photo/Kathy Willens
NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Severino, Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees are headed back to Cleveland for a decisive Game 5 — thanks to plenty of help from the Indians. Severino rebounded from his playoff debacle, Judge delivered a big hit and the Yankees took advantage of shoddy defense by Cleveland...
Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia sits alone in the dugout after the Houston Astros eliminated the Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4 of baseball's American League Division Series, Monday, in Boston. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
BOSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros poured back onto the field after advancing to their first AL Championship Series, posing for pictures with the Green Monster as a backdrop before a few players bellyflopped in the puddles in the infield dirt. No matter, they were already soaked from celebratory...
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...

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