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October 28, 2017 - 10:06 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros remain unbeaten at home in the month of October. Houston beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 last night to take a 2-1 lead in the World Series. The Astros will be in Minute Maid Park again tonight for Game 4, when Charlie Morton starts for Houston and Alex Wood...
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Members of the Houston Astros celebrate after their win against the Los Angeles Dodgers during Game 3 of baseball's World Series Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, in Houston. The Astros won 5-3 to take a 2-1 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 28, 2017 - 10:06 am
HOUSTON (AP) — There's so much to like about the Houston Astros. We're not talking about how they've buoyed the spirits of a hurricane-ravaged city, though that certainly adds to the appeal now that they're just two wins away from their first World Series championship. And we're certainly not...
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Boston College wide receiver Kobay White (9) celebrates his touchdown with quarterback Anthony Brown (13) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida State in Boston, Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
October 28, 2017 - 10:05 am
BOSTON (AP) — AJ Dillon watched the first Red Bandanna Game on television, a 16-year-old Boston-area high schooler imagining what it would be like to celebrate on the field with his teammates and the crowd pouring over the railings to join them. "I got a chance to be a part of that today," Dillon...
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October 28, 2017 - 10:01 am
Editors: The preseason AP Top 25 men's and women's college basketball polls and All-America teams will move out according to the schedule below. If you have any questions, please reach out to Oskar Garcia, assistant sports editor for the U.S. east region, at 215-446-6632 or at ogarcia@ap.org . All...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz (11) aims a pass against the Carolina Panthers during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles are the talk of the NFL following a surprising 6-1 start and impressive victories in consecutive prime-time games. Here come the winless San Francisco 49ers. The Eagles play the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
October 28, 2017 - 9:26 am
Through the decades, when the Cowboys and Redskins met, it often was for the division lead. On Sunday, the archrivals go at it for the 115th time. At stake: second place in the NFC East behind the high-flying Eagles. While the Eagles host the winless 49ers already owning a 2 1/2-game edge in the...
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Germany's Viktoria Rebensburg celebrates after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
October 28, 2017 - 9:11 am
SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Viktoria Rebensburg took the season-opening women's World Cup race on Saturday for her 14th career victory, seven years after winning her maiden giant slalom on the same hill. The 2010 gold medalist got the perfect start into the 2018 Olympics season, beating last year's...
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World number one golfer Dustin Johnson hits from the fairway during the third round of the 2017 WGC-HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China, Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 28, 2017 - 6:19 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — As part of a promotional stunt for the HSBC Champions earlier in the week, Dustin Johnson was among three players wearing superhero capes on a hotel roof, suspended by ropes a few feet in the air against a backdrop of downtown Shanghai at night. "I should have pushed him off the...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Yu Darvish leaves the game during the second inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series against the Houston Astros Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
October 28, 2017 - 4:50 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Yu Darvish kept turning his head as balls clanked off the outfield wall or soared over it. He had never pitched fewer than three innings in 135 previous big league outings. In his World Series debut, he got just five outs and left with a four-run deficit in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 5...
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Christie Kerr of the United States tees off on the 6th hole during the third round of the Sime Darby LPGA golf tournament at Tournament Players Club (TPC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)
October 28, 2017 - 4:48 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Cristie Kerr fired a 6-under 65 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over defending champion Feng Shanshan at the Sime Darby. The American veteran, who posted the tournament's lowest score of 63 on Friday, had five birdies in the opening nine holes of the third round and...
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