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Benintendi, Red Sox hold off Astros 8-6 for 3-1 ALCS lead

Benintendi, Red Sox hold off Astros 8-6 for 3-1 ALCS lead

By KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi charged in hard and left his feet. Make the catch, Boston wins. If not … no telling. On this night, though, even a ball the Red Sox didn’t grab went their way. Benintendi made a diving play in left field with the bases loaded for the final…More

Bellinger lifts Dodgers over Brewers 2-1 in 13 to tie NLCS

Bellinger lifts Dodgers over Brewers 2-1 in 13 to tie NLCS

By BETH HARRIS LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time Manny Machado rounded third base, the Los Angeles Dodgers had already started streaming out of the dugout. After more than five hours of tension-filled baseball, they were certainly eager to celebrate. Cody Bellinger singled home the winning run with two outs in the 13th inning…More

Ball finally bounces their way, Falcons beat the Bucs 34-29

Ball finally bounces their way, Falcons beat the Bucs 34-29

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons finally got the ball to bounce their way. They hope that’s the start of more good fortune. After a hugely disappointing start to season, the Falcons snapped a three-game losing streak with a 34-29 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, the game ending on…More

LSU’s Orgeron takes signature win over No. 2 Georgia, 36-16

LSU’s Orgeron takes signature win over No. 2 Georgia, 36-16

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As a jubilant sort of mayhem engulfed LSU coach Ed Orgeron, with fans rushing onto the field, the Cajun coach who grew up loving the Tigers calmly looked around and let the spectacle sink in, then hugged wife Kelly. Joe Burrow passed for 200 yards and had two short touchdown…More

LSU’s Orgeron takes signature win over No. 2 Georgia, 36-16

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As a jubilant sort of mayhem engulfed LSU coach Ed Orgeron, with fans rushing onto the field, the Cajun coach who grew up loving the Tigers calmly looked around and let the spectacle sink in, then hugged wife Kelly. Joe Burrow passed for 200 yards and had two short touchdown…More

Kershaw struggles, Dodgers fall to Brewers 6-5 in NLCS opener

Kershaw struggles, Dodgers fall to Brewers 6-5 in NLCS opener

By JAY COHEN MILWAUKEE (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pounded his glove over and over, yelling “Let’s go!” as he walked off the mound. Pretty soon, he was gone. Kershaw was hit hard in the shortest start of his spotty playoff career, and the shaky Los Angeles Dodgers lost 6-5 to the Milwaukee Brewers in Game…More

Georgia-LSU headlines impressive list of conference matchups

Georgia-LSU headlines impressive list of conference matchups

Now that the college football season has reached its midway point, the title chases in each of the conferences are starting to come into focus. This week should clear things up even more. No. 2 Georgia visits No. 13 LSU in a Southeastern Conference interdivisional matchup that could impact each division race. No. 15 Wisconsin…More

College basketball fixer describes ‘black op’ payments

College basketball fixer describes ‘black op’ payments

By TOM HAYS  NEW YORK (AP) — A cadre of fixers in the world of college basketball conducted covert “black ops” to funnel tens of thousands of dollars in secret cash payments to the families of top prospects like DeAndre Ayton to lure them to major programs, a former Adidas consultant testified Wednesday at a…More

Alex Spanos, Chargers owner and businessman, dies at 95

Alex Spanos, Chargers owner and businessman, dies at 95

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Alex Spanos, the son of Greek immigrants who used a self-made fortune from construction and real estate to buy the Chargers in 1984, died Tuesday. He was 95. The Chargers announced Spanos’ death. Faye Spanos, his wife, died in August at 92. After building a nationwide construction empire based in Stockton,…More

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