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Houston Astros' Justin Verlander pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of Game 4 of a baseball American League Division Series, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Audette)
October 13, 2019 - 2:39 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: Justin Verlander starts for Houston in Game 2 of the AL Championship Series, trying to even the best-of-seven matchup with the Yankees. New York won the opener 7-0 at Minute Maid Park behind Gleyber Torres' hitting and Masahiro Tanaka's pitching...
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New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres rounds the bases after a run home run during the sixth inning in Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 13, 2019 - 2:13 am
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...
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Oleksandr Usyk, right, hits Chazz Witherspoon during a heavyweight boxing bout Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
October 13, 2019 - 2:00 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Oleksandr Usyk did everything in his heavyweight debut with the exception of knocking down Chazz Witherspoon. Usyk dominated, earning a technical knockout win over Witherspoon in the seventh round on Saturday night. In his highly anticipated pro debut, Usyk (17-0) showed his...
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LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson (2) catches a pass over Florida defensive back Shawn Davis (31) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 12, 2019 - 11:55 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Joe Burrow passed for 293 yards and three touchdowns, and fifth-ranked LSU scored three straight touchdowns after falling behind early in the second half to emerge with a 42-28 victory over No. 7 Florida on Saturday night. Facing a Florida defense that came in leading the...
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Louisville wide receiver Tutu Atwell reaches for the end zone as he scores on a 9-yard pass reception against Wake Forest during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
October 12, 2019 - 11:52 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Evan Conley ran 41 yards for a critical touchdown with 2:15 remaining, and Louisville held off Wake Forest's late rally to upset the 19th-ranked Demon Deacons 62-59 on Saturday night in the second-highest-scoring game in Atlantic Coast Conference history. Conley also...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the baseball National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 12, 2019 - 8:52 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Max Scherzer was strength and fire. Aníbal Sánchez was artistry and deception. Two different styles, two absolute gems for the Washington Nationals. Scherzer followed Sánchez's near no-hitter with a try of his own, and the stingy Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on...
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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) passes against Texas A&M during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)
October 12, 2019 - 8:09 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa threw four touchdowns and Alabama's offense kept rolling in the Tide's first game at No. 1 this season with a 47-28 victory over No. 24 Texas A&M on Saturday. Tagovailoa threw his first interception of the season but became Alabama's career passing...
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Spain's Sergio Ramos, left, fights for the ball against Norway's Joshua King, right, during the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying Group F soccer match between Norway and Spain at Ullevaal Stadium in Oslo, Norway on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (Tore Meek/NTB scanpix via AP)
October 12, 2019 - 7:25 pm
Sergio Ramos was seconds away from celebrating his record for most appearances for Spain with a victory that would have ensured his country a spot at next year's European Championship. But Norway's last-gasp push for an equalizer paid off in their evenly fought qualifier on Saturday which finished...
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Florida State quarterback James Blackman is tackled by Clemson's James Skalski during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
October 12, 2019 - 7:23 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence threw three touchdown passes, two to Justyn Ross, and No. 2 Clemson answered any lingering questions from its close call at North Carolina, winning its 21st straight game by pounding Florida State 45-14 on Saturday. The Tigers and coach Dabo Swinney faced two...
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Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) puts on the Golden Hat after beating Texas 34-27 in an NCAA college football game at the Cotton Bowl, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
October 12, 2019 - 6:36 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Jalen Hurts tried the Golden Hat on for size and gave a half-hearted "horns down" sign in a group photo with the cheerleaders while celebrating the way Kyler Murray couldn't in the Red River rivalry a year ago. Now the Oklahoma quarterback will try to get the Sooners back to where...
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