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Kershaw dominant, Dodgers beat Brewers 5-2, lead NLCS 3-2

Kershaw dominant, Dodgers beat Brewers 5-2, lead NLCS 3-2

By BETH HARRIS LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw put his previous flop behind him and pushed the Los Angeles Dodgers forward — one victory from a return trip to the World Series. With so much at stake, the three-time Cy Young Award winner bounced back from one of his worst postseason starts with one…More

Bradley’s slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Bradley’s slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

By KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) — Jackie Bradley Jr. didn’t let his demeanor change this season, even as fans begged Boston to trade him during a miserable first-half slump. Stayed steady after the biggest swing of his career, too. Bradley belted a grand slam for his second big hit in the AL Championship Series, helping…More

Chacin, Brewers’ bullpen blank Dodgers 4-0 for 2-1 NLCS lead

Chacin, Brewers’ bullpen blank Dodgers 4-0 for 2-1 NLCS lead

By BETH HARRIS LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers know they can count on their intimidating bullpen to get outs. They may not have been expecting a twice-demoted shortstop to generate so much offense. Jhoulys Chacin combined with four relievers on a five-hitter and Orlando Arcia hit a two-run homer in a 4-0 victory…More

Price, Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5, tie ALCS 1-1

Price, Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5, tie ALCS 1-1

By JIMMY GOLEN BOSTON (AP) — David Price went home a winner in a postseason start for the first time in his career. That, he insisted, is all he ever cared about. “This is bigger than David Price,” he said on Sunday night. “This isn’t about me. This is about the Boston Red Sox.” Price…More

Crawford stops Benavidez late in last round to keep WBO belt

Crawford stops Benavidez late in last round to keep WBO belt

  By ERIC OLSON OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Terence “Bud” Crawford had one last retort to all the insults Jose Benavidez hurled his way. His right hand delivered it. Crawford used an uppercut to Benavidez’s chin to knock him down the first time in the 12th and final round and then consecutive rights to put…More

Just a bit outside! Uecker throws out NLCS 1st pitch

Just a bit outside! Uecker throws out NLCS 1st pitch

By GENARO C. ARMAS MILWAUKEE (AP) — The pitch from Bob Uecker was, predictably, just a bit outside. The Milwaukee Brewers announcer is always good for a laugh, even before the first game of the NL Championship Series. “Bob will be throwing out the (ceremonial) first pitch tonight,” a press conference moderator said as Uecker…More

Eagles finally start looking like team that won NFL title

Eagles finally start looking like team that won NFL title

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles are finally starting to play like a defending Super Bowl champion. It took six games, but they sent a clear message to the rest of the NFL that they are going to make another run, if their game against the New York Giants on Thursday night was…More

Yankees in danger of decade without World Series

Yankees in danger of decade without World Series

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees are in danger of going an entire decade without reaching a World Series for the first time since the 1910s. Aaron Boone’s rookie season as a manager ended in failure when New York fizzled in the AL Division Series against Boston and was eliminated in four games. “You’re always…More

Derek Schiller – President of Business, The Atlanta Braves

Derek Schiller – President of Business, The Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves 2018 season is over, but now is when the work begins! Derek Schiller, President of Business for The Atlanta Braves, discusses with John some of the plans the Braves have for the 2019 season.  Will there be new player acquisitions?  Is Liberty Media, the owner of the Braves, ready to pony up some…More

The NFL’s roughing the passer problem is getting worse

The NFL’s roughing the passer problem is getting worse

By Kevin Seifert One of the NFL’s longest-tenured coaches, and one of two coaches who sit on the league’s competition committee, let loose Sunday with a blunt assessment of officiating in 2018. Speaking after his team’s 41-17 victory over the Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said some of what he has seen is…More

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