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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...

First-half surprises include stingy Wisconsin, LSU's Burrow

Oct. 15, 2019 2:21 AM EDT

The same six teams occupied the first six spots in the Top 25 poll all the way up until Georgia lost 20-17 in overtime to South Carolina last week, causing the Bulldogs to tumble from No. 3 to No. 10. That does not mean there hasn't been the unexpected during the first half of the college football season. The...

Packers get the calls, Crosby hits late FG to beat Lions

Oct. 15, 2019 1:20 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — It took Mason Crosby 13 seasons to perform his first Lambeau Leap. The 35-year-old kicker nailed a 23-yard field goal as time expired and jumped into the crowd with a boost from long snapper Hunter Bradley after he finished off a rally for the Green Bay Packers, who benefited from...

Anthony Davis' MRI reveals only thumb sprain, Lakers say

Oct. 15, 2019 1:11 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers say Anthony Davis is day-to-day with a sprained right thumb. An MRI exam on Davis' injury revealed only a sprain, increasing the chances of the Lakers' new star being ready for the regular season. Davis was injured during a preseason game in China on Saturday. The...

Robles homers in return to Nats' lineup in Game 3 of NLCS

Oct. 15, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Victor Robles made an immediate impact in his return to the Washington Nationals' lineup. After missing five games with a hamstring injury, Robles homered, singled and scored twice over the first six innings of the Nationals' 8-1 victory in Game 3 of the NL Championship Series against St....

Strasburg Ks 12, Nats top Cards 8-1; 1 win from World Series

Oct. 15, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 100 pitches in, Stephen Strasburg was adamant he wasn't quite ready to leave the latest superb start by a Nationals pitcher against the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Championship Series — a win that put Washington on the verge of the city's first World Series in 86 years....

Rivers' ball security among mounting problems for Chargers

Oct. 14, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — A key to the Los Angeles Chargers' success last season was Philip Rivers taking care of the ball. With the Chargers having dropped two straight and four of five, Rivers' decision-making in big moments is one reason why they are one of six teams in the AFC with a 2-4 record. Rivers...

Rams' CB Aqib Talib, LG Joe Noteboom headed to IR

Oct. 14, 2019 9:58 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams cornerback Aqib Talib and left guard Joe Noteboom are headed to injured reserve. Talib, who did not play in the Rams' 20-7 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday because of fractured ribs, is expected to return later this season, coach Sean McVay said...

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...

McVay expects beat-up Rams to bounce back from losing streak

Oct. 14, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams largely avoided injuries and adversity during coach Sean McVay's first two seasons. Now both are piling up for the Rams, who have lost three consecutive games for the first time under McVay. But McVay remains confident the Rams can turn things around. "To...