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LEADING OFF: Strasburg, Nats lead Cards 2-0, Stanton hurt

Oct. 14, 2019 3:03 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: MAKING THEIR PITCH Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals try to move within a win of the World Series. They lead St. Louis 2-0 in the NL Championship Series after dominant starts by Max Scherzer and Aníbal Sánchez — the Cardinals...

Mariota, Winston may have cloudy futures with shaky showings

Oct. 14, 2019 2:53 AM EDT

Marcus Mariota might be out as the starting quarterback in Tennessee, while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers might have to decide how many more interceptions they can afford from Jameis Winston. For the top two picks in the 2015 draft, the future might not be so bright. Mariota was pulled in the third quarter of a 16-0...

Correa HR in 11th as Astros top Yankees 3-2; ALCS tied at 1

Oct. 14, 2019 2:37 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — In a battle of the bullpens, Carlos Correa felt the greatest relief. Injured down the stretch and slumping this month, Correa hit a leadoff home run in the 11th inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the New York Yankees 3-2 Sunday night, tying the AL Championship Series at one game...

Man in Astros dugout injured by foul ball, taken to hospital

Oct. 14, 2019 2:33 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A man in the Astros dugout who was not in uniform was hit by a foul ball off the bat of Houston's Michael Brantley during Game 2 of the AL Championship Series and exited with a towel over his head. The Astros released a statement late in Sunday night's game on behalf of Harris County...

Hertl has goal and assist as Sharks top Flames 3-1

Oct. 14, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

SAN JOSE,Calif. (AP) — Less than a week after rejoining his former team, Patrick Marleau is already making a big impact. Tomas Hertl had a goal and an assist to help the San Jose Sharks beat the Calgary Flames 3-1 on Sunday night. Timo Meier and Kevin Labanc also scored as San Jose won their second...

The Latest: Cincinnati, Miami now NFL's only winless teams

Oct. 14, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

The Latest on the NFL's Week 6 (all times EDT): ___ 7:25 p.m. The NFL is down to just a pair of winless teams with the New York Jets and Washington Redskins finally getting their first victories of the season. Washington won the battle of winless teams by edging Miami 17-16 with the Redskins smothering a 2-point...

Chargers ineffective run game a problem in loss to Steelers

Oct. 14, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers couldn't hide their glaring shortcoming on Sunday, and the problem became even worse against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Chargers rushed for just 32 yards. In the entire game. Pittsburgh stuffed the run en route to a 24-17 victory over the Chargers. The...

Aston-Reese has 2 goals and assist, Penguins beat Jets 7-2

Oct. 14, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Injuries to some key players has forced the Pittsburgh Penguins to play a simpler game, and it's working out quite well for them. Zach Aston-Reese, Sam Lafferty and Jake Guentzel each had two goals to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 7-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday...

Rams' once-elite offense smashed on McVay's 'humbling day'

Oct. 13, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams dazzled the NFL with inventive, exciting offensive football during their first two seasons under coach Sean McVay. Six games after it got embarrassed in the Super Bowl, McVay's high-flying offense has definitely crashed back down to earth. The San Francisco 49ers...

Manager: Boxer Day in coma after suffering brain injury

Oct. 13, 2019 10:30 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Boxer Patrick Day suffered a traumatic brain injury and is in extremely critical condition in a coma caused by the injury sustained in a bout, his manager said Sunday. Lou DiBella says in a posting on his website that Day underwent emergency surgery after being rushed to Northwestern...