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  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    MLB HOUSTON (AP) - Jose Altuve hit a game-ending homer off Aroldis Chapman with two outs in the ninth inning and the Houston Astros outlasted the New York Yankees 6-4 Saturday night to advance to the World Series for the second time in three years. In a bullpen game with

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  • Weekend Sports in Briefs

    MLB HOUSTON (AP) - Carlos Correa hit a leadoff home run in the 11th inning and the Houston Astros won a battle of the bullpens, beating the New York Yankees 3-2 Sunday night to tie the AL Championship Series at one game apiece. The slumping Correa, who earlier hit an

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  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    MLB WASHINGTON (AP) - Justin Turner's homer capped a startling and record-setting seven-run rally in the sixth inning as the Dodgers roughed up starter-turned-reliever Patrick Corbin, and Los Angeles beat the Washington Nationals 10-4 on Sunday night to take a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series. Russell Martin and

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  • Monday Sports in Brief

    COLLEGE BASKETBALL Michigan State is No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball preseason poll for the first time in program history. The Spartans took the top spot on 60 of 65 ballots in results released Monday. Kentucky was No. 2 with two first-place votes, while third-ranked

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  • Thursday Sports in Brief

    MLB NEW YORK (AP) - George Springer and Carlos Correa each hit three-run homers and the Houston Astros got another wild ace off the hook to beat the sloppy New York Yankees 8-3 Thursday night and reach the cusp of a second World Series visit in three years. The Astros

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  • Wednesday Sports in Brief

    MLB NEW YORK (AP) - Game 4 of the AL Championship Series was postponed because of rain. The Houston Astros and New York Yankees will play Game 4 on Thursday night, with Game 5 on Friday at Yankee Stadium and Game 6 in Houston on Saturday, if necessary. Houston beat

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  • Tuesday Sports in Brief

    MLB WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington is heading to the World Series for the first time in 86 years after the wild-card Nationals used a seven-run first inning and Patrick Corbin's 12-strikeout performance to hold on and beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 Tuesday night for a sweep of the NL

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