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The Latest: Urquidy rolling, Astros lead Braves 5-1

Oct. 27, 2021 21:27 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 2 of the World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros (all times local): 8:25 p.m. José Urquidy has four strikeouts in three innings and the Houston Astros lead the Atlanta Braves 5-1 going into...

Coming out: Cavallo's key message before Australian season

Oct. 27, 2021 21:25 PM EDT

Josh Cavallo recorded the statement that he'd been too concerned to talk about publicly for a very long time. “There's something personal that I need to share with everyone: I'm a footballer, and I am gay,” Cavallo said in a video published Wednesday by Adelaide...

Revolution beat Rapids to break MLS points record with 73

Oct. 27, 2021 21:19 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tajon Buchanan scored his eighth goal of the season and the New England Revolution beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Wednesday night to break the MLS record for points in a season with 73. New England (22-4-7), the Supporters' Shield winner, broke...

Wizards center Gafford leaves with right quad injury

Oct. 27, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Washington center Daniel Gafford had to be helped off the court and was brought straight to the locker room Wednesday night in the Wizards' game against the Boston Celtics. The 6-foot-10 Gafford collided with Celtics forward Jaylen Brown and went to the...

Padres hire Niebla as pitching coach before landing manager

Oct. 27, 2021 20:53 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller has hired a pitching coach before landing a manager. Preller hired Ruben Niebla away from Cleveland on Wednesday, saying a number of factors made the Guardians' assistant pitching coach and Southern...

World Series notebook: Hey Siri! Rookie center fielder in G2

Oct. 27, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The only change in Houston's lineup for Game 2 was energetic rookie José Siri in center field instead of Chas McCormick. Siri's first World Series start came less than two months after making his big league debut Sept. 3 following eight seasons in the...

Rookie goes from Gwinnett hotel to World Series in whirlwind

Oct. 27, 2021 20:37 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Tucker Davidson was in the lobby of a Courtyard Marriott near the Gwinnett Stripers' ballpark in Georgia, eating a salad from The Cheesecake Factory and watching the Atlanta Braves play their World Series opener, talking with Triple-A strength coach Paul Howey and Paul Davis,...

'Animalism': Blackhawks scandal raises culture questions

Oct. 27, 2021 20:20 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — For three weeks in 2010, they did nothing. That's how long it took for the leadership of the Chicago Blackhawks to act on allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player. Three weeks. Three weeks that — more than a decade later —...

Cruz wins MLB's Roberto Clemente Award for philanthropy

Oct. 27, 2021 20:12 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Nelson Cruz has been given Major League Baseball's Roberto Clemente Award for character, community involvement and philanthropy. Cruz, the 50th winner of the honor, received the award before World Series Game 2 on Wednesday night. ...

World Series opener viewers up 17.5% over last year's low

Oct. 27, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta’s 6-2 victory over Houston in Game 1 of the World Series drew an average of 10,811,000 viewers on Fox, up 17.5% from the record low of 9,195,000 for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ opening 8-3 win over Tampa Bay last year. The Braves-Astros number...