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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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Clemson back to No. 2 in poll; App State ranked for first time

College football

Clemson is back at No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll behind top-ranked Alabama, moving up to where it started, after a convincing victory and Ohio State’s first loss of the season.

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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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Speight throws 2 TD passes to lead UCLA over Arizona

College Football

PASADENA, Calif. — Wilton Speight threw two touchdown passes, Joshua Kelley ran for 136 yards and UCLA won its second straight game, defeating Arizona 31-30 on Saturday night.

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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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Embry-Riddle volleyball wins 4th straight Cal Pac title

College Volleyball: #19 Embry-Riddle 3, Simpson (Calif.) 0

The NAIA No. 19-ranked Embry-Riddle volleyball team won its 14th straight match on Saturday, Oct. 20, rolling past Simpson of California, 3-0, at Eagle Gym to clinch its fourth consecutive Cal Pac Conference regular-season title.

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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.

ERAU women’s soccer cruises, stands at doorstep of winning Cal Pac

NAIA Women’s Soccer: #8 Embry-Riddle 6, Providence Christian 0

With Benedictine-Mesa nipping at its heels, Cal Pac Conference women’s soccer frontrunner Embry-Riddle on Saturday, Oct. 20, ensured that it will snare at least a share of the league’s regular-season crown this month.

Northern Colorado whips Northern Arizona 42-14 for first win

Keaton Mott threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and short-handed Northern Colorado picked up its first win of the season 42-14 over Northern Arizona on Saturday.

Roughriders edge Chandler-Gilbert, host Mesa CC in regionals’ 1st round Oct. 23

ACCAC Men’s Soccer: Yavapai College 1, Chandler-Gilbert CC 0

Yavapai College’s soccer team couldn’t defend its ACCAC regular-season title this fall, but the Roughriders still qualified for the NJCAA Region 1, Division I tournament, and perhaps that’s what matters most.

Bagdad blasts Ray in 1st round of 1A state playoffs

1A Prep Football: #7 Bagdad 58, #10 Ray 0

When compared with the past five years under revered coach Dalton Mills, it’s been a challenging 2018 season for the Bagdad football team, which is only one year removed from a 1A state tournament semifinals appearance.

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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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Badgers blister Lee Williams, move step closer to Grand Canyon region title

Prep Football

PRESCOTT — Prescott’s football team is one win away from clinching the 2018 Grand Canyon region title after dominating Lee Williams in a 41-6 victory Friday, Oct. 19, at Bill Shepard Field.

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Bears shake off struggles, rout Mohave 75-13, before heading to state

Prep Football

PRESCOTT VALLEY — The Bradshaw Mountain football team’s lone losing streak of the 2018 season ended gloriously on Senior Night Friday, Oct. 19.

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Arizona QB Rhett Rodriguez makes first start against UCLA

College Football

LOS ANGELES — Kevin Sumlin's last trip to the Rose Bowl was a nightmare as UCLA rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Texas A&M. The first-year Arizona coach now faces a return without his best player as the Wildcats face UCLA.

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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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