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Giants, Falcons seek to shore up their weak links

NFL — Monday Night Football

ATLANTA — Something has to give when the Atlanta Falcons’ porous defense faces the New York Giants’ sluggish offense on Monday night.

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Late field goal miss dooms Dallas

NFL — Week 7

LANDOVER, Md. — Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan’s strip-sack of Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was recovered for a touchdown by Preston Smith with just under five minutes left in the fourth quarter Sunday, and Washington held on to edge Dallas 20-17 when a last-second field-goal attempt by Brett Maher went off the left upright.

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Elliott wins again in NASCAR playoffs, heads into round of eight

NASCAR

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Chase Elliott first had to figure out how to win at NASCAR’s top level. Now that he’s got that handled, the son of 1988 champion Bill Elliott is chasing a title of his own.

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Koepka moves atop rankings with win at CJ Cup

Golf

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea — Brooks Koepka is golf’s new No. 1 after winning the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Sunday by four strokes.

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Beloved in Boston, Roberts returns for World Series with LA

MLB — World Series

BOSTON — In the souvenir store across from Fenway Park, it will set you back $100 for a framed, autographed photo of "The Steal," Dave Roberts' stolen base in the 2004 AL Championship Series that kick-started the Red Sox comeback against the New York Yankees and ended Boston's 86-year title drought.

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Dodgers, Red Sox have rich histories, little crossover

MLB — World Series

Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and the Boys of Summer. Ted Williams to Yaz and the Impossible Dream. Manny Ramirez. Pedro Martinez. Bill Buckner. Fenway Franks and Dodger Dogs. Ebbets Field, the Green Monster. “Sweet Caroline” or “I Love L.A.”

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Cooke, Stuteville highlight NAZ Suns training camp roster

NBA G League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — The Northern Arizona Suns released their 2018-19 training camp roster Sunday afternoon, with Derek Cooke Jr. and Eric Stuteville highlighting a largely unknown group of players coming to the NBA G League club in Prescott Valley.

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World Series is set!

Dodgers down Brewers in Game 7 to face Red Sox

Yasiel Puig and Cody Bellinger flexed their muscles. Chris Taylor flashed some leather.

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Backup goalie Brossoit, balanced Jets top Coyotes

NHL: Jets 5, Coyotes 3

Jacob Trouba was glad to see some different names on the scoresheet.

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Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets past Suns 119-91

NBA

DENVER — On a historic night in which he was serenaded with "MVP!" chants for his eye-popping triple-double, Nikola Jokic's thoughts were with the Denver Nuggets' injured tone-setter.

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Flexing its muscle: NFL shifts Bengals-Chiefs to prime time

NFL - This Week

It’s been awhile since the NFL flexed a game to Sunday night. The Bengals vs. Chiefs is a worthy choice.

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G League Draft: NAZ Suns select LSU’s Aaron Epps with No. 6 overall pick

NBA G League

PHOENIX — With their first pick in the 2018 NBA G League Draft, the Northern Arizona Suns went with a big man inside, selecting former LSU standout Aaron Epps with the No. 6 overall selection Saturday morning.

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Brewers force Game 7 in NLCS with Dodgers

MLB

MILWAUKEE — Ryan Braun slid across home plate and raised his arms in sheer joy.

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NAZ Suns acquire No. 6 overall pick on eve of G League draft

NBA G League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — In preparation for the 2018 NBA Gatorade League Draft this weekend, the Northern Arizona Suns made a flurry of moves Friday afternoon, including sending the returning player rights of Shaquille Harrison and Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson to Memphis for the No. 6 overall pick.

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Piercy shoots 65 to lead by 1 at CJ Cup; Koepka 1 shot back, eyes No. 1

PGA Tour

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea — Brooks Koepka, recently named the PGA Tour player of the year, gave himself the perfect opportunity to become the No. 1 player in the world when he shot a 7-under par 65 to move to within one shot of the lead in the CJ Cup on Friday.

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Cardinals offensive coordinator gone after blowout loss

The Arizona Cardinals fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy a day after the team was blown out at home by the Denver Broncos on national television.

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Broncos return 2 interceptions for TDs, beat Cardinals 45-10

NFL

GLENDALE — Von Miller vowed his Denver Broncos would kick the Arizona Cardinals’ behind, except he didn’t say behind. Consider it a promise kept.

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Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series

MLB Postseason

HOUSTON — David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Boston Red Sox back into another World Series with a 4-1 victory over the defending champion Houston Astros on Thursday night.

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Hinostroza helps Coyotes beat Blackhawks 4-1

NHL

CHICAGO — The handful of former Chicago Blackhawks who play for the Arizona Coyotes were excited to see Corey Crawford back on the ice after an extended absence.

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G League to offer $125,000 contracts to elite prospects

NBA G League

MIAMI — The G League will begin offering "select contracts" worth $125,000 next year to elite prospects who are not yet eligible for the NBA, a move that could slightly lessen the handful of one-and-done players at the college level.

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Welcome, rooks: Ayton, Bamba, Trier sparkle in NBA debuts

NBA

ORLANDO, Fla. — Mo Bamba heard his name over Orlando's public address system for the first time during introductions, and waved his arms to the crowd asking for their cheers. Then the game started. He didn't have to solicit noise anymore.

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Devin Booker’s opening-night onslaught lifts Suns past Mavs 121-100

NBA

PHOENIX — Devin Booker scored 19 of his 35 points in the final 6:44 and lifted the Phoenix Suns to a 121-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in the teams’ season opener on Wednesday night.

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Benintendi, Red Sox hold off Astros 8-6 for 3-1 ALCS lead

MLB Postseason

HOUSTON — Left fielder Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out, and the Boston Red Sox held off the Houston Astros 8-6 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.

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Kershaw dominant, Dodgers beat Brewers 5-2, lead NLCS 3-2

MLB Postseason

LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw bounced back from one of his worst postseason starts with one of his best, pitching the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Wednesday to move one win from a return trip to the World Series.

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