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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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  • Thursday Sports in Brief

    MLB ATLANTA (AP) - Marcell Ozuna and Kolten Wong each hit two-run doubles in the ninth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals overcame shaky defense and a wild finish to extend Atlanta’s postseason misery, holding off the Braves 7-6 in Game 1 of the NL Division Series on Thursday night.

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  • Thursday Sports in Brief

    NFL COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) - Melvin Gordon called Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn on Wednesday night to let him know he was ending his holdout. Lynn wasn't ready to believe it until the fifth-year running back walked through the door at the team's complex. That happened Thursday morning

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  • Your Thursday Briefing

    Adam Schiff, Facebook, Amber Guyger: Here's what you need to know.

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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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  • 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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