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  • Monday Sports in Brief

    COLLEGE ATHLETICS SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Defying the NCAA, California opened the way Monday for college athletes to hire agents and make money from endorsement deals with sneaker companies, soft drink makers, car dealerships and other sponsors, just like the pros. The first-in-the-nation law, signed by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom

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  • Monday’s Sports in Brief

    BASEBALL MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Gleyber Torres got New York going with a second-inning home run, scored on each of his two doubles and made a pair of sparkling defensive plays, fueling the Yankees to a 5-1 victory over Minnesota to finish yet another sweep of the Twins and advance to

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  • Monday’s Sports In Brief

    COLLEGE BASKETBALL LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The University of Kansas received a notice of allegations from the NCAA that alleges significant violations within its storied men's basketball program, including a responsibility charge leveled against Hall of Fame coach Bill Self. The notice includes three Level 1 violations tied primarily to

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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    MLB ST. LOUIS (AP) - Aníbal Sánchez carried a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, Howie Kendrick had two more big swings and the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 on Friday night in the NL Championship Series opener. Sánchez had allowed just three runners when he took

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  • Thursday Sports in Brief

    MLB HOUSTON (AP) - Gerrit Cole pitched another playoff masterpiece and the Houston Astros jumped to a quick lead, turning back the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Thursday night in Game 5 to set up a titanic showdown with the New York Yankees in the AL Championship Series. After fellow aces

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  • Wednesday Sports in Brief

    MLB ATLANTA (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals scored 10 runs for the biggest opening inning in postseason history and dealt the Atlanta Braves another playoff heartbreak with a 13-1 rout in decisive Game 5 of the NL Division Series on Wednesday. Before many fans had reached their seats, the

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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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