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Ryan throws for 336, Falcons get FG at end, top Miami 30-28

Oct. 24, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Matt Ryan fell asleep during Game 6 of the National League Championship Series, and wasn't even aware until waking up Sunday morning that the Atlanta Braves are heading to the World Series. The Braves, he noted, are playing for a title despite...

Major League Baseball work stoppage almost certain on Dec. 2

Oct. 24, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Baseball’s ninth work stoppage and first in 26 years appears almost certain to start Dec. 2, freezing the free-agent market and threatening the start of spring training in February. Negotiations have been taking place since last spring, and each side...

$7K in equipment stolen from a Little League team in Vegas

Oct. 24, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment has been stolen from Mountain Ridge Little League team in Las Vegas, according to authorities. League president Jimmy Belanger told TV station Fox 5 that vandals broke into the concession’s building between...

Astros' Valdez to start Game 1 of World Series vs Braves

Oct. 24, 2021 16:07 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez will start for the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Manager Dusty Baker announced Sunday that Valdez would get the nod, but said the team has not decided on a starter for Wednesday's...

Braves vs Astros: A World Series 6 decades in the making

Oct. 24, 2021 12:23 PM EDT

Freddie Freeman swinging onto baseball’s biggest stage for the first time, Jose Altuve & Co. back for more. Luis Garcia, Framber Valdez and a fresh set of Houston arms facing Ozzie Albies, Austin Riley and these eager, young Atlanta bats. And the endless quest for...

Connecticut town to vote on fixing playing field imbalance

Oct. 24, 2021 11:44 AM EDT

COVENTRY, Conn. (AP) — A push by one Connecticut town to correct an imbalance in playing fields for boys’ and girls’ sports teams is getting bipartisan support. Residents of Coventry are scheduled to vote Nov. 2 in a referendum on whether to spend $325,000 to build...

Scherzer watches, Buehler struggles as Dodgers' season ends

Oct. 24, 2021 01:27 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Baseball’s biggest payroll couldn’t buy the Los Angeles Dodgers another championship. Certainly not with so many high-priced expenditures stuck on the bench when it mattered most. The defending World Series champion Dodgers...

Lucky lumber: Rosario's hot bat leads Braves to Series

Oct. 24, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Eddie Rosario talked the other day about his lucky lumber, a 33 1/2-inch, 31-ounce Louisville Slugger that started to heat up with a four-hit night in mid-September. “I’ve been using that bat that I hit for the cycle with and it has not...

Brave new world: Atlanta beats LA 4-2, heads to World Series

Oct. 24, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Led by an unlikely hero, the Atlanta Braves are heading back to a place that used to be so familiar to them. The World Series. Eddie Rosario capped a remarkable NL Championship Series with a three-run homer, sending the Braves to the...

Atlanta Braves beat Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 in Game 6 of NLCS to advance to face Houston Astros in World Series

Oct. 23, 2021 23:50 PM EDT
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves beat Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 in Game 6 of NLCS to advance to face Houston Astros in World Series.