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Aguilar, Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

Oct. 20, 2018 1:50 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun slid across home plate and raised his arms in sheer joy. A big lead, a bruising bullpen and a boisterous crowd have the Milwaukee Brewers all set up for Game 7. Jesus Aguilar sparked Milwaukee's slumping lineup with three RBIs on a pair of two-out hits, and the Brewers beat the...

Dodgers' Machado whiffs on chance to silence Game 6 boos

Oct. 20, 2018 2:09 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Manny Machado gestured with hands, appearing to egg on the booing crowd as he retreated down the dugout steps following a first-inning strikeout. The jeers kept coming for the Los Angeles Dodgers star. So did the outs. Machado went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts in a 7-2 loss to the Milwaukee...

New technology only adds to baseball's culture of paranoia

Oct. 19, 2018 1:18 PM EDT

It probably felt like a cutting-edge caper at the time: The New York Giants, using an elaborate spyglass-and-buzzer system, would have the opposing team's signs relayed from their center-field clubhouse at the Polo Grounds to the bullpen and then to the batter, passing along valuable information during the team's...

AP Source: Raiders RB Lynch to miss month with groin injury

Oct. 19, 2018 6:48 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch will miss at least a month because of a groin injury. A person familiar with the injury said Friday that an MRI this week determined the severity of the injury. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not made any...

Butler leads T-wolves with 33 points in 131-123 win vs. Cavs

Oct. 20, 2018 12:37 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmy Butler's trade request last month instantly turned him from fan favorite to scorned superstar in Minnesota. With some hustle steals and highlight-reel baskets, he quickly had the crowd at the home opener on his side. Butler brushed off some early jeers, scoring 33 points in 36...

Kawhi Leonard scores 31 points, Raptors beat Celtics 113-101

Oct. 20, 2018 12:10 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard isn't quite back up to speed after missing most of last season. That's just fine with the Toronto Raptors. They are plenty happy with the way Leonard is playing right now. Leonard had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Serge Ibaka added 21 points and the Raptors beat the Boston Celtics...

Huberdeau, Panthers beat Capitals for first win of season

Oct. 19, 2018 11:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dominant first period and a three-goal lead had the Florida Panthers feeling a little too good about cruising toward their first victory of the season. "You feel comfortable, but I think we can't feel too comfortable," forward Jonathan Huberdeau said. The Panthers blew that lead and...

Beckham doesn't like losing, questions on owner or H2O

Oct. 19, 2018 4:42 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There are a lot of things Odell Beckham Jr. doesn't like these days. It starts off with losing and the New York Giants' 1-5 record. He doesn't like the continual questions about his recent ESPN interview in which he criticized the team's energy on the field and its offensive...

Jaguars acquire RB Hyde from Browns in trade for draft pick

Oct. 19, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars traded for Cleveland running back Carlos Hyde on Friday, adding a proven starter while Leonard Fournette progresses slowly from a strained right hamstring. The Browns (2-3-1) will get a 2019 fifth-round draft pick from the Jaguars in exchange for Hyde, who...

Texas could be Ferrari's last stand in 2018

Oct. 20, 2018 2:40 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ferrari team boss Maurizio Arrivabene watched his red cars slip and splash around a wet Circuit of the Americas while Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton cut the quickest laps of the U.S. Grand Prix practice session. A few minutes later, Arrivabene sized up the task in front of Ferrari and driver...

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Ciganda shoots 67 to share lead at LPGA Shanghai

Oct. 20, 2018 7:22 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Carlota Ciganda of Spain shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to share the lead with Sei Young Kim after the third round of the LPGA Shanghai. Ciganda carded her fifth birdie of the day on the par-4 18th to finish tied with overnight leader Kim at 11-under 205. Kim shot a 71 with four bogeys and five...

Koepka keeps alive chance for top spot, leads by 4 in SKorea

Oct. 20, 2018 6:37 AM EDT

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Brooks Koepka has improved his chances of taking over as No. 1 golfer in the world, shooting a bogey-free 5-under 67 Saturday for a four-stroke lead after three rounds of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. Koepka had a three-round total of 13-under 203. Ian Poulter, who shot 68...

Woman going from academia to religious life

Oct. 20, 2018 3:06 AM EDT

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Elizabeth McGill spent 13 years navigating academia, eventually earning a doctorate in human development from Marywood University in 2015. The following year, she purchased her first home in Dunmore — a modest two-story house with blue-gray siding and a large, white-framed...

Osaka set for showdown against Stephens at WTA Finals

Oct. 20, 2018 3:00 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Naomi Osaka and Sloane Stephens, the last two U.S. Open champions, will make their career debuts at the WTA Finals by playing each other in their first match in Singapore on Monday. The initial stage of the eight-player WTA Finals field is a round-robin competition with two teams of four...

Nathan Chen tops men's short program at Skate America

Oct. 20, 2018 2:57 AM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Nathan Chen is picking up right where he left off last year. The 19-year old American star topped the men's short program with room to spare on Friday night at the opening session of Skate America. Chen, who won gold at last year's World Championships and was fifth in the 2018...

Texas could be Ferrari's last stand in 2018

Oct. 20, 2018 2:40 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ferrari team boss Maurizio Arrivabene watched his red cars slip and splash around a wet Circuit of the Americas while Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton cut the quickest laps of the U.S. Grand Prix practice session. A few minutes later, Arrivabene sized up the task in front of Ferrari and driver...

Clippers beat Thunder 108-92 for 1st win of season

Oct. 20, 2018 2:32 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — These new-look Clippers like each other. With stars Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan cleared out, Los Angeles is looking to compete with a mix of veterans and youngsters who came together to earn their first win of the season. Danilo Gallinari and Tobias Harris scored 26...

Air Force gets first conference win 41-35

Oct. 20, 2018 2:27 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — For Air Force, trailing at halftime means nothing. The Falcons improved to 4-1 this season in such games. Isaiah Sanders accounted for four touchdowns Friday night to lead Air Force to a 41-35 win over UNLV. The Rebels held a 21-20 lead at halftime, but Air Force (3-4, 1-3 Mountain West)...

Rinaldo scores in 3rd, Predators beat Flames 5-3

Oct. 20, 2018 2:26 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Known more for his toughness, Zac Rinaldo showed he can score, too. Rinaldo scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to lead the Nashville Predators to a 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Friday night. After Noah Hanifin got caught pinching, Rinaldo broke out on a 2-on-1...

Jerebko, Durant lead Warriors past Jazz 124-123

Oct. 20, 2018 2:21 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jonas Jerebko returned to Utah and got what he was looking for. Jerebko crashed the basket and tipped in a shot against his former team with 0.3 seconds remaining to lift the Golden State Warriors to a 124-123 victory over the Jazz on Friday night. "My teammates knew this was a big...