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Fans cheers as Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale leaves the baseball game against the New York Yankees during the sixth inning of Game 1 of an American League Division Series on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 05, 2018 - 11:20 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale struck out eight for his first career postseason win, J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox sweated out their shaky bullpen to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Friday night in Game 1 of the AL Division Series. One year after he was pounded by Houston in...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo drives his car as he leaves after completing a training session at the Juventus center in Turin, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Lawyers for a Nevada woman who has accused Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her say a psychiatrist determined she suffers post-traumatic stress and depression because of the alleged 2009 attack in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
October 04, 2018 - 2:57 pm
LONDON (AP) — Pressure built on Cristiano Ronaldo from his sponsors after Nike on Thursday joined EA Sports in expressing deep concern with the rape allegation facing the soccer star. The five-time world player of the year has denied the claim. Late Thursday night, he received public backing from...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, reacts after scoring on a double by Aaron Hicks during the sixth inning of the American League wild-card playoff baseball game, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
October 04, 2018 - 1:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer nine pitches in. By the time Giancarlo Stanton capped the mauling with monstrous drive in his postseason debut, New York Yankees fans already were looking ahead. "We want Boston!" they chanted. Coming up next. "It's going to be...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter watches from dugout railing in the second inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Baltimore. Showalter has been fired as manager of the Orioles, he confirmed in a text message to The Associated Press on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
October 03, 2018 - 9:37 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles will continue their rebuilding project without manager Buck Showalter and executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who were fired Wednesday after the team finished with the worst record in the major leagues. With Duquette procuring the...
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Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner Georgina sit in the stands prior to the Champions League, group H soccer match between Juventus and Young Boys, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
October 03, 2018 - 11:03 am
Cristiano Ronaldo denied the accusations of rape against him, saying Wednesday that he had a "clear conscience" as he awaits the conclusions of an investigation. The 33-year-old Ronaldo has been accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga. She has said the soccer great raped her in Las Vegas in 2009. "I...
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Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story, right, celebrates with Carlos Gonzalez after scoring on a one-run single by Tony Wolters during the 13th inning of the National League wild-card playoff baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
October 03, 2018 - 1:35 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Tony Wolters hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 13th inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Tuesday night in an epic NL wild-card game. In the longest win-or-go-home postseason game in major league history, Wolters entered as part of a double switch...
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Seattle Hockey Partners David Bonderman, left, and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan talk to the media as they leave a meeting at National Hockey League headquarters, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in New York. Members of Seattle's potential ownership group and Mayor Durkan presented their case to the Board of Governors' executive committee at the league office. If the executive committee moves the process forward, the board could vote as soon as December to award the NHL's 32nd franchise to Seattle. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
October 02, 2018 - 10:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is moving forward with plans to expand to Seattle. Commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday the Board of Governors' executive committee recommended proceeding with Seattle's expansion application, with an eye on voting to approve the league's 32nd franchise in December. The...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor is seen in the dugout during the third inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, in Detroit. The Minnesota Twins fired Paul Molitor on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, one season after he won the American League Manager of the Year award. Molitor has been offered another position within the organization. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
October 02, 2018 - 7:00 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two years ago, the Minnesota Twins made Derek Falvey their chief baseball officer with the precondition that Paul Molitor remain as manager. Molitor presided over a playoff team and won the American League Manager of the Year award in 2017, but the Twins slipped backward this...
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October 02, 2018 - 2:45 pm
Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has never been through a training camp like this. Spoelstra's rule for training camp has usually been that there's a strict players-only policy at team events. He even has preferred getting out of Miami for camp, just so the team can be around each other without...
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Milwaukee Brewers players celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 3-1 at the end of a tiebreak baseball game on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
October 01, 2018 - 5:36 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Christian Yelich's easy smile and champagne-soaked T-shirt said it all. A division title is much more fun than a Triple Crown. Yelich collected three more hits as the Milwaukee Brewers won their first NL Central title since 2011, beating the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Monday in a tiebreaker...
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