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Canucks get off to fast start, hold on to beat Rangers 3-2

Oct. 20, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Boeser and Jay Beagle scored late in Vancouver's three-goal first period and the Canucks held on to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Sunday. Bo Horvat also scored and Elias Pettersson had two assists for Vancouver, which bounced back from a 1-0 loss at New Jersey on Saturday to win...

Waiting game: Nationals get 6 days off before World Series

Oct. 20, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doing a little research ahead of the World Series, Washington Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier came across some numbers that made him feel OK about his team's long layoff. "I saw a stat today where there's been 12 times where teams have had five or more days off going into the World...

Savages in the box go bust with slew of strikeouts

Oct. 20, 2019 9:21 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A record-setting season by Savages in the Box ended with a string of strikeouts and another October bust for the New York Yankees. For the first time since the 1910s, the 27-time champions have gone through an entire calendar decade without making it to a World Series. An AL Championship...

Astros' Pressly reinjures knee, good to go for World Series

Oct. 20, 2019 2:13 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros shutdown reliever Ryan Pressly reinjured his right knee recording an out on the only pitch he threw in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series but says he'll be ready for the World Series. Pressly came on with the bases loaded and two outs in the third inning Saturday night against the...

Altuve's HR in 9th sends Astros to World Series over Yankees

Oct. 20, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve, the 5-foot-6 driving force of Houston, delivered a swing that will play in Astros' highlights forever. Altuve homered off Aroldis Chapman with two outs in the ninth inning and Houston outlasted the New York Yankees 6-4 Saturday night to advance to the World Series for the second...

Houston Astros beat New York Yankees in 6 games to win AL pennant, will play Washington Nationals in World Series

Oct. 20, 2019 12:18 AM EDT
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros beat New York Yankees in 6 games to win AL pennant, will play Washington Nationals in World Series.

Toronto FC scores 4 goals in extra time, beats DC United 5-1

Oct. 19, 2019 9:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Osorio scored twice, Richie Laryea and Nick DeLeon added two more in a four-goal extra-time outburst and Toronto FC beat D.C. United 5-1 on Saturday night in the first round of the playoffs to end Wayne Rooney's MLS career. The 33-year-old Rooney is returning to England to join...

Astros' Peacock, Yankees' Green to start Game 6 of ALCS

Oct. 19, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Brad Peacock is starting for the Houston Astros in Game 6 as they use a bullpen day to try to close out the AL Championship Series on Saturday night against a New York Yankees lineup again without slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Peacock threw eight pitches in a scoreless eighth inning on Friday...

Hughes scores 1st NHL goal in Devils' 1-0 win over Canucks

Oct. 19, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — This time, Jack Hughes got the better of his older brother, Quinn. He had plenty of witnesses, too. The 18-year-old Hughes scored his first career goal in his first NHL game against his 20-year-old brother Quinn Hughes, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 on...

'I am back,' Bernie Sanders tells supporters at NYC rally

Oct. 19, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Storming past questions about his health, Bernie Sanders vowed that he's "more ready than ever" to fight for a political revolution — with a little help from new friends — at a rally Saturday that drew thousands to a New York City park. The rally offered a pointed reminder to...