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Google to show off new phone, devices at New York event

Oct. 15, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Google is expected to unveil a new Pixel phone with an updated camera and an emphasis on artificial intelligence features. Google has already announced many details of the Pixel 4, including motion-sensing technology that allows users to skip songs or turn off alarms with just the wave of a...

Cole trying to join list of great postseasons on mound

Oct. 15, 2019 2:51 AM EDT

Even on a team with three stars in the starting rotation, Gerrit Cole has stood out in these playoffs. The 29-year-old right-hander won twice for Houston in the AL Division Series, allowing only one run in 15 2/3 innings. He'll take the mound Tuesday in Game 3 of the AL Championship Series against the New York...

LEADING OFF: Nats a win from 1st World Series, Cole vs Yanks

Oct. 15, 2019 2:50 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: CAPITAL GAINS Patrick Corbin can pitch the Nationals to their first pennant when Washington goes for a four-game sweep of slumping St. Louis in the NL Championship Series. The $140 million lefty starts at home against Cardinals rookie Dakota Hudson. Washington...

Isles rally past Blues in OT; Bruins' Pastrnak scores 4

Oct. 15, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Devon Toews scored at 1:13 of overtime to complete a stunning late-game comeback by the New York Islanders as they downed the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Monday. The Blues seemed to have the game well in hand in the closing minutes before Brock Nelson put the home team on the board with...

Farrow details lack of enthusiasm at NBC for Weinstein story

Oct. 15, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In reporter Ronan Farrow's account of his contentious divorce from NBC News, the more evidence he gathered on Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, the less enthusiastic his bosses seemed to be. NBC's decision to let Farrow take his work to the New Yorker magazine is...

Yankees, Astros plan all relievers in ALCS Game 4 vs. Astros

Oct. 14, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees and Astros plan all-bullpen games from the start in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series in a sign of the times. With the best-of-seven series tied 1-1, New York's Luis Severino starts Game 3 on Tuesday against Gerrit Cole. Masahiro Tanaka began the opener for the Yankees and...

Cole, unbeaten since May, transformed by Astros analytics

Oct. 14, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole walked into a conference room after one of his first spring training workouts with the Houston Astros in February 2018 and was met by about 10 people. "There was charts, video, matching charts," Cole recalled. "It was all new then, but it's pretty straightforward to me now."...

Olofsson sets rookie record in Sabres' 4-0 win over Stars

Oct. 14, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Victor Olofsson and the Buffalo Sabres are building confidence from a strong start to the season. The Sabres' rookie forward set an NHL record by becoming the first player to score his first seven career goals on the power play during a 4-0 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday. "It's...

Darnold gives Jets, struggling offense 'new life' in return

Oct. 14, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold's presence alone gave the New York Jets an immediate lift. From the loud ovation the second-year quarterback received during pregame introductions to the smiles on the sideline, the impact of his return was clear. Then, he took the field. "Him coming back gave the team, our...

Receiver Duke Williams revives career with Bills

Oct. 14, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Duke Williams stopped dreaming of scoring his first NFL touchdown some three years ago, when the receiver essentially walked away from football. Williams had no desire to continue playing after going undrafted in 2016 and then being cut by the Los Angeles Rams before the start of...