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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Victor Gonzalez throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning in Game 5 of the baseball World Series Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

The Latest: González holds Rays, LA up 4-2 entering 9th

Oct. 25, 2020 11:31 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Game 5 of the World Series (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Victor González worked out of a jam with some effective relief work, and the Los Angeles Dodgers carried a 4-2 lead over the Tampa Bay Rays into the ninth inning of Game 5 of the World Series. With one out...

Relatives bury Isaac Nolasco who died of reasons not believed related to COVID-19, in a section of the municipal cemetery Valle de Chalco amid the new coronavirus pandemic, on the outskirts of Mexico City, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Mexican families traditionally flock to local cemeteries to honor their dead relatives as part of the

The Latest: Mexico health officials acknowledge higher toll

Oct. 25, 2020 10:22 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY — Mexican health authorities acknowledge the country’s true death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is far higher than previously thought, saying there were 193,170 “excess” deaths in the year up to Sept. 26. Of those, 139,153 are now judged to be attributable to...

The Latest: Seahawks lead Cardinals 27-17 at halftime

Oct. 25, 2020 10:15 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 10:12 p.m. Tyler Lockett caught two touchdown passes, Carlos Hyde ran for a touchdown and DK Metcalf saved a touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks built a 27-17 halftime lead over the Arizona Cardinals. The action-packed first half had plenty of highlights, but the...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) celebrates his rushing touchdown with Joshua Kelley (27) during the second half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Herbert leads Chargers to 39-29 victory over Jaguars

Oct. 25, 2020 9:30 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — At last, a victory. Justin Herbert reached a few milestones in his first four NFL starts. The Los Angeles Chargers quarterback didn't accomplish the one thing that mattered most: leading his team to a win. Herbert had another superlative game Sunday, this time in a winning effort....

Cars sit on pit road during a red flag period due to misty rain during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Misty, drizzling day postpones Cup race in Texas on Lap 52

Oct. 25, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — NASCAR's Cup playoff race in Texas was postponed Sunday night after 52 laps on a misty day that slowly deteriorated to drizzle while it never actually rained before the event was called off. The delay was just over four hours, and the restart planned for Monday morning. But the...

Police in northern Mexico seize two home-made armored cars

Oct. 25, 2020 8:03 PM EDT

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Police announced Sunday they have seized two home-made tank-like armored trucks and three other vehicles with less extensive welded-plate bullet-proofing in the northern border town of Ciudad Camargo, across from Rio Grande City, Texas. Police in the border state of...

CORRECTS TO FIRST HALF - Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) is helped off the field in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Browns' Beckham, Washington's Collins leave with injuries

Oct. 25, 2020 7:18 PM EDT

Cleveland receiver Odell Beckham and Washington safety Landon Collins will have more tests Monday to determine the extent of what could be season-ending injuries. Beckham injured his left knee while attempting to make a tackle after Baker Mayfield threw an interception on the team's opening pass play....

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) walks off the field following an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Terrible Texans drop to 1-6 with 35-20 loss to Packers

Oct. 25, 2020 7:02 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt stalked the sideline, helmet in hand, scowl on his face as he watched his Houston Texans be dominated by the Green Bay Packers, a team he spent his childhood rooting for. The three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year has been through a lot in his 10 years with the Texans, but...

In this photo provided by the NHRA, reigning Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence earned his third No. 1 qualifier of the season when he raced to a 3.672-second pass at 327.98 mph in his home state of Texas at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented By Pennzoil Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Baytown, Texas. (Marc/NHRA via AP)

Schumacher takes NHRA SpringNationals for 85th Top Fuel win

Oct. 25, 2020 6:43 PM EDT

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Top Fuel victory leader Tony Schumacher won for the first time in more than two years Sunday in the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park. The eight-time season champion pushed his victory record to 85, beating points leader and defending series champion...

Tampa Bay Rays' Brandon Lowe hits a three-run home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the sixth inning in Game 4 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Power surge: Home runs more than half of scoring in playoffs

Oct. 25, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — For all the talk about pride in advancing runners and manufacturing runs, teams in the postseason have really dug the long ball. Home runs drove in 235 of the 456 runs in the postseason through World Series Game 4, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. That comes to 51.5%, up from...