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Indiana tries to put season on track against No. 5 Ohio St

Oct. 21, 2021 03:13 AM EDT

Indiana spent the last year pointing to this week's Ohio State game as a measuring stick. The Hoosiers thought a win over the fifth-ranked Buckeyes would finally cement the program's steady ascension and might even lead to a Big Ten championship game appearance. ...

LEADING OFF: LA homecoming for Braves' Fried in NLCS Game 5

Oct. 21, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ ALL EYES ON LA In the only playoff game of the night, the Atlanta Braves can win their first pennant in 22 years with a victory in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series at...

Blues beat Golden Knights 3-1 to complete 3-0 trip

Oct. 21, 2021 02:19 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko’s tenure with the St. Louis Blues was a hot topic during the offseason after he requested a trade earlier in the summer, and again after the team left the 29-year-old winger unprotected in the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. The...

Jokic scores 27 points, Nuggets beat Suns 110-98

Oct. 21, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Nikola Jokic was up to his old tricks Wednesday night, scoring on a crafty array of hook shots, 3-pointers and flat-footed jumpers. In short, the reigning MVP still looks a lot like an MVP. The 6-foot-11 Serbian poured in 27 points...

NFL, players agree to end 'race-norming' in $1B settlement

Oct. 21, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL and lawyers for thousands of retired NFL players have reached an agreement to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing in the $1 billion settlement of concussion claims, according to a proposed deal filed Wednesday in federal court. The...

Joel Embiid, Furkan Korkmaz help 76ers beat Pelicans 117-97

Oct. 21, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Joel Embiid and those members of the Philadelphia 76ers who made the trip to New Orleans for their regular-season opener looked unfazed by the absence of Ben Simmons and unaffected by the drama surrounding the disgruntled All-Star guard. Embiid had 22...

Cam Atkinson scores 2 goals, Flyers beat Bruins 6-3

Oct. 21, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cam Atkinson collided with the boards on a goal that had Philadelphia fans cheering louder than the goal song blaring overhead. The Flyers bench was loud, too. “All the boys were howling," Atkinson said. “It was just a good vibe.” ...

Matthew Stafford happy with Rams, won't slam Lions

Oct. 20, 2021 23:46 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — While winning mostly eluded Matthew Stafford during his 12 seasons with Lions, the quarterback still has positive feelings about his time in Detroit, even after his career was rejuvenated by a trade to the Los Angeles Rams. Going into his...

Beal has 23, Wizards top Raptors 98-83, spoil Toronto return

Oct. 20, 2021 23:32 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Washington Wizards have a new coach and a new supporting cast around Bradley Beal, the superstar they are hoping will lead the franchise out of its enduring doldrums. For one night, it all came together for the Wizards, even in the charged atmosphere...

Sooners try to continue dominance over Kansas

Oct. 20, 2021 22:37 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan (AP) — Caleb Williams is the starting quarterback at No. 3 Oklahoma. The freshman hopes to go out and be himself. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley put Williams in two weeks ago against Texas and he led a comeback for a 55-48 victory. After replacing Spencer...