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Dodgers-Red Sox: Rich histories, but little crossover

Oct. 21, 2018 3:33 AM EDT

Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and the Boys of Summer. Ted Williams to Yaz and the Impossible Dream. Manny Ramirez. Pedro Martinez. Bill Buckner. Fenway Franks and Dodger Dogs. Ebbets Field, the Green Monster. "Sweet Caroline" or "I Love L.A." Yet for all their rich history — dating back to Babe Ruth on the...

Fight in LeBron's home Lakers debut, 124-115 loss to Houston

Oct. 21, 2018 3:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once the fists started flying late in the fourth quarter, LeBron James' home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers was relegated to the undercard. A wild multiplayer fight that included the normally mild-mannered Chris Paul and Brandon Ingram stole part of the spotlight shining on LeBron's...

Chargers withstand Titans' late rally, hold on for 20-19 win

Oct. 21, 2018 12:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Philip Rivers threw for 306 yards with two touchdown passes and the Los Angeles Chargers held on for a 20-19 victory on Sunday in London after the Tennessee Titans failed twice on a go-ahead 2-point conversion with 31 seconds remaining. Marcus Mariota completed 24 of 32 passes for 237 yards...

Dodgers beat Brewers in Game 7, face Red Sox in World Series

Oct. 21, 2018 1:32 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasiel Puig and Cody Bellinger flexed their muscles. Chris Taylor flashed some leather. Then the Los Angeles Dodgers got a lift from ace Clayton Kershaw out of the bullpen to finish off the Milwaukee Brewers and return to the World Series. Puig broke open a tight contest with a three-run...

Brad Ausmus named new manager of Los Angeles Angels

Oct. 21, 2018 1:16 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brad Ausmus has been named the Los Angeles Angels' manager. General manager Billy Eppler on Sunday announced the hiring of Ausmus, who served as his special assistant last season. Contract terms were not released. Ausmus replaces Mike Scioscia, who left the club earlier this month...

Former infielder David Bell hired as Cincinnati Reds manager

Oct. 21, 2018 11:59 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — David Bell has been hired as manager of the Cincinnati Reds, tasked with helping turn around a team that skidded to a 67-95 record and last-place finish in the NL Central. The Reds said Sunday he has been given a three-year contract that includes a team option for 2022. The 46-year-old...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Michigan is B1G's best; Tide-Tigers IV?

Oct. 21, 2018 10:24 AM EDT

There is no more reason to hedge on Jim Harbaugh's team. No. 6 Michigan is the Big Ten's best right now and will enter November as a very real College Football Playoff contender after it smothered No. 24 Michigan State on Saturday and No. 2 Ohio State was exposed by Purdue . Buying in on the Wolverines this...

No. 2 Ohio State stumbles at Purdue, gets blown out 49-20

Oct. 21, 2018 1:18 AM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Jeff Brohm decided to go for it against No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday. The Buckeyes buckled under the pressure. D.J. Knox ran for 128 yards and three touchdowns, David Blough threw for three more scores and the Boilermakers held Ohio State's vaunted passing game in check most of...

Patterson-led No. 6 Michigan tops No. 24 Michigan State 21-7

Oct. 21, 2018 12:30 AM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan had plenty of reasons to be motivated to beat Michigan State, barely defeating its in-state rival over the last decade and losing to every ranked team on the road for a dozen years. The Wolverines, though, were even more fired up to win after a pregame spat with the...

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Logano on the pole as elimination race at Kansas begins

Oct. 21, 2018 1:33 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Joey Logano is on the pole and a bunch of other championship contenders are under pressure when NASCAR drops the green flag for the Cup Series playoff elimination race at Kansas Speedway. The race Sunday is the last before the field of contenders is trimmed from 12 to eight. Chase...

The Latest: Bills RB McCoy injured during opening drive

Oct. 21, 2018 1:32 PM EDT

The Latest on the NFL's Week 7 (all times EDT): 1:20 p.m. Bills running back LeSean McCoy walked to the locker room after getting injured on Buffalo's opening series at Indianapolis. McCoy was injured on the Bills' second offensive play — a 1-yard run and walked slowly across the field and into the injury...

Giants, Falcons seek to shore up their weak links

Oct. 21, 2018 1:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Something has to give when the Atlanta Falcons' porous defense faces the New York Giants' sluggish offense on Monday night. The Falcons rank last in third-down percentage, second-worst in scoring average and third-worst in average yards allowed. They've been hit hard by injuries and won't...

Brad Ausmus named new manager of Los Angeles Angels

Oct. 21, 2018 1:16 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brad Ausmus has been named the Los Angeles Angels' manager. General manager Billy Eppler on Sunday announced the hiring of Ausmus, who served as his special assistant last season. Contract terms were not released. Ausmus replaces Mike Scioscia, who left the club earlier this month...

Los Angeles Angels name Brad Ausmus their new manager; former Detroit skipper already was in team's front office

Oct. 21, 2018 1:12 PM EDT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels name Brad Ausmus their new manager; former Detroit skipper already was in team's front office.

Chargers withstand Titans' late rally, hold on for 20-19 win

Oct. 21, 2018 12:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Philip Rivers threw for 306 yards with two touchdown passes and the Los Angeles Chargers held on for a 20-19 victory on Sunday in London after the Tennessee Titans failed twice on a go-ahead 2-point conversion with 31 seconds remaining. Marcus Mariota completed 24 of 32 passes for 237 yards...

Garcia leads by 3 at Andalucia Masters, play resumes Monday

Oct. 21, 2018 12:44 PM EDT

SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) — Sergio Garcia was on course to win a third Andalucia Valderrama Masters on Sunday when play was suspended due to heavy rain and the threat of lightning in southern Spain. The 2017 Masters winner will take a three-shot lead over Lee Westwood into Monday at the Real Club Valderrama....

Charles Wang, former New York Islanders owner, dies at 74

Oct. 21, 2018 12:42 PM EDT

OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — Charles Wang, a technology company founder and former owner of the New York Islanders hockey team, died Sunday. He was 74. Wang died in Oyster Bay, New York, said his attorney John McEntee in an emailed statement. A cause of death was not disclosed. Wang "was an entrepreneur,...

Former infielder David Bell hired as Cincinnati Reds manager

Oct. 21, 2018 11:59 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — David Bell has been hired as manager of the Cincinnati Reds, tasked with helping turn around a team that skidded to a 67-95 record and last-place finish in the NL Central. The Reds said Sunday he has been given a three-year contract that includes a team option for 2022. The 46-year-old...

Khachanov beats Mannarino in 55 minutes to win Kremlin Cup

Oct. 21, 2018 11:59 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Karen Khachanov breezed past Adrian Mannarino 6-2, 6-2 to win his third career ATP title at the Kremlin Cup on Sunday. Khachanov's powerful serve dictated the match, as it has done all tournament. He fired in six aces and wrapped up the win in 55 minutes. The 22-year-old Russian was only...