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  • Tuesday Sports in Brief

    WNBA WASHINGTON (AP) - The Connecticut Sun know they'll get to play two games at home. The Washington Mystics hope to have Elena Delle Donne back for both of them. Jonquel Jones had 32 points and 18 rebounds, and the Sun took advantage of Delle Donne's early exit to beat

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  • Tuesday’s Sports In Brief

    BASEBALL NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball has set its season strikeout record for the 12th straight season. Batters struck out 41,098 times through Monday, closing in on the 41,207 of last season. Philadelphia and Washington combined for 19 strikeouts in the first game of their day-night doubleheader, and

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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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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    MLB HOUSTON (AP) - Justin Verlander looked every bit the October ace, Jose Altuve polished his postseason resume and the Houston Astros kept rolling, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 Friday to open their AL Division Series. The Astros, who won a franchise-record 107 games for the best record in

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