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Lowe homers twice, Rays hold off Dodgers 6-4 to even Series

Lowe homers twice, Rays hold off Dodgers 6-4 to even Series

By STEPHEN HAWKINS ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brandon Lowe kept finding his name near the top of Tampa Bay’s lineup even as his offensive struggles continued to mount this postseason. After Lowe finally busted out in Game 2 of the World Series, the Rays and Dodgers are tied deep in the heart of Texas. “Sometimes…More

Smart stands by Dogs’ Bennett after 3 interceptions in loss

Smart stands by Dogs’ Bennett after 3 interceptions in loss

By CHARLES ODUM An unexpected open week would be the perfect opportunity to consider changes following No. 4 Georgia’s ugly loss to Alabama. There was no indication from coach Kirby Smart on Tuesday that a change is coming at quarterback. Asked if Stetson Bennett is still Georgia’s starter, Smart said “Like I have talked about…More

Morris uses communication skills to spark Falcons to victory

Morris uses communication skills to spark Falcons to victory

By GEORGE HENRY Heading into his first game as interim head coach, Raheem Morris sought to make the underachieving Atlanta Falcons uncomfortable last week. The ploy, seeking to convince players that nobody’s job is safe, had its intended effect. The Falcons won 40-23 at Minnesota as the team excelled in all three phases. “It helped…More

Who can contain No. 2 Alabama’s receivers? Not even Georgia

Who can contain No. 2 Alabama’s receivers? Not even Georgia

By JOHN ZENOR If it wasn’t Jaylen Waddle outrunning the Georgia defense, it was DeVonta Smith winning a fight for the ball in the back of the end zone or slipping free on a wheel route. Not even No. 4 Georgia’s vaunted defense could contain No. 2 Alabama’s speedy, crafty, sure-handed receivers Saturday night. The…More

#2 Alabama roars back for 41-24 win over #3 Georgia

#2 Alabama roars back for 41-24 win over #3 Georgia

By JOHN ZENOR TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A positive COVID-19 test couldn’t keep Nick Saban from the sideline, and Georgia’s heralded defense had scant hope of keeping Alabama’s playmakers out of the end zone. Mac Jones passed for 417 yards and four touchdowns and the No. 2 Crimson Tide picked apart No. 3 Georgia in…More

Saban still asymptomatic, but sidelined for Alabama-Georgia

Saban still asymptomatic, but sidelined for Alabama-Georgia

By JOHN ZENOR Nick Saban won’t be allowed to coach No. 2 Alabama from home against third-ranked Georgia per NCAA guidelines, and also can’t be in the stadium while testing positive for COVID-19. Saban said on his radio show Thursday night that he hasn’t had a fever or any symptoms and has still been able…More

Kershaw falters again in playoffs, pushing Dodgers to brink

Kershaw falters again in playoffs, pushing Dodgers to brink

By SCHUYLER DIXON ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clayton Kershaw made the slow trudge to that lonely spot in the dugout once again, this time just a few miles from his hometown. The longtime ace of the Dodgers just can’t shake his playoff curse, not even on friendly turf in a neutral-site NL Championship Series. Kershaw…More

Nick Saban Tests Positive for COVID, as does AD Greg Byrne

Nick Saban Tests Positive for COVID, as does AD Greg Byrne

By JOHN ZENOR Alabama coach Nick Saban and athletic director Greg Byrne have tested positive for COVID-19, three days before the second-ranked Crimson Tide is set to face No. 3 Georgia in a clash of Southeastern Conference and national powers. Both said their tests Wednesday morning came back positive, and Saban said in a statement…More

Tannehill scores 4 TDs as depleted Titans beat Bills 42-16

Tannehill scores 4 TDs as depleted Titans beat Bills 42-16

By TERESA M. WALKER NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans just put together their most gratifying victory of coach Mike Vrabel’s short tenure. They spent the past two weeks dealing with the NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak with each morning bringing news of yet another positive test. A game postponed and rescheduled with a second…More

Back of bullpen fails Dodgers as Braves take NLCS opener

Back of bullpen fails Dodgers as Braves take NLCS opener

By SCHUYLER DIXON ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Walker Buehler is dealing with two blisters, and the Los Angeles Dodgers are having trouble settling on even one closer. As for the offense, this wasn’t the blistering start the Dodgers wanted. Blake Treinen surrendered Austin Riley’s tiebreaking homer leading off the ninth, and the last 13 LA…More

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