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Nats sweep Cards; DC in World Series for 1st time since ’33

Nats sweep Cards; DC in World Series for 1st time since ’33

By HOWARD FENDRICH WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Washington Nationals moved a party 86 years in the making from their ballpark’s infield to a booze-filled clubhouse, manager Dave Martinez paused near the dugout and thrust the silver NL Championship Series trophy overhead, to the delight of loud, delirious fans still in the stands. Who would…More

Cardinals beat Falcons 34-33 after Bryant’s extra point miss

Cardinals beat Falcons 34-33 after Bryant’s extra point miss

By DAVID BRANDT GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona’s Kliff Kingsbury said he didn’t even bother to watch Matt Bryant’s extra point attempt near the end of the fourth quarter. The Cardinals coach was too busy trying to figure out what his offense was going to run during the minute and 53 seconds left in the…More

Torres, Tanaka lead Yankees over Astros 7-0 in ALCS opener

Torres, Tanaka lead Yankees over Astros 7-0 in ALCS opener

By KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) — The youngest Baby Bomber is all grown up. Any surprise Gleyber Torres is doing so well in October? “I mean, not really,” he said. The 22-year-old Torres kept up his postseason surge with a homer and five RBIs, Masahiro Tanaka polished his playoff resume and the New York Yankees…More

Sánchez shines as Nationals beat Cards 2-0 in NLCS opener

Sánchez shines as Nationals beat Cards 2-0 in NLCS opener

By JAY COHEN ST. LOUIS (AP) — It turns out Washington’s Big Three is a Big Four. Don’t forget about Aníbal Sánchez. The right-hander carried a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, Howie Kendrick had two more big swings and the Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 on Friday night in the NL Championship…More

Missouri out to stop Ole Miss ground game in SEC matchup

Missouri out to stop Ole Miss ground game in SEC matchup

By DAVE SKRETTA Ole Miss coach Matt Luke has watched every game Missouri has played this season, and he was no doubt excited by the way Wyoming ran wild against the Tigers in their season opener. It should have portended good things for the Rebels’ own vaunted rushing attack. But the more Luke looked at…More

Braves’ McCann retires at 35 following loss to Cardinals

Braves’ McCann retires at 35 following loss to Cardinals

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — Brian McCann’s Atlanta homecoming didn’t end the way he hoped. McCann is retiring after a 15-year career that included two stints with his Atlanta hometown Braves, making the announcement Wednesday after the 13-1 loss to St. Louis in the decisive Game 5 of the NL Division Series. “It’s sad…More

Braves back in Atlanta, where other teams come to celebrate

Braves back in Atlanta, where other teams come to celebrate

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves are back in the A-T-L for a decisive postseason game. That’s not necessarily a good omen for the home team. Over the years, Atlanta has been the place where other teams come to celebrate in October. The St. Louis Cardinals hope to continue that trend when they…More

No. 3 Georgia can handle adversity, but wants to start faster

No. 3 Georgia can handle adversity, but wants to start faster

By STEVE MEGARGEE KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Georgia’s Kirby Smart has the typical coach’s reaction to his team’s recent second-half surges. “It says we need to start better,” Smart said Saturday night after the third-ranked Bulldogs scored the final 33 points in a 43-14 victory at Tennessee. Georgia (5-0, 2-0 SEC) likely will need to…More

Watson throws 5 TDs, 3 to Fuller; Texans top Falcons 53-32

Watson throws 5 TDs, 3 to Fuller; Texans top Falcons 53-32

By KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) — Will Fuller knew it was up to him to make things happen on Sunday with Atlanta focused on slowing down DeAndre Hopkins. Fuller didn’t disappoint, catching three of Deshaun Watson’s five touchdown passes and finishing with a career-high 217 yards receiving to lead the Houston Texans to a 53-32…More

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