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Machado, Dodgers finish off Braves in NLDS with 6-2 win

MLB Postseason

ATLANTA — The Los Angeles Dodgers went through all the expected motions after winning a playoff series.

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Holt 1st with postseason cycle, Red Sox rout Yankees 16-1

MLB Postseason

NEW YORK — Brock Holt put the finishing touch on Boston’s blowout by etching his name in the record book.

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October orbit: Astros advance with 11-3 win, sweep Indians

MLB Postseason

CLEVELAND — As his teammates sprayed each other with champagne and beer in Houston’s buzzing clubhouse, ace Justin Verlander stayed clear of the fray and foam while enjoying a cigar.

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Arizona gets 1st win, but plenty of problems remain

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TEMPE — The Arizona Cardinals finally have their first victory, but plenty of problems remain. Arizona (1-4) scored three touchdowns off five San Francisco turnovers on its way to a 28-18 road victory on Sunday.

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Defense, Rosen lead Cardinals past 49ers for 1st win of season

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Josh Rosen hit San Francisco with a deep strike on his first snap and let Arizona's opportunistic defense take over from there.

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Vizcaino, Braves stop Dodgers 6-5, cut NLDS deficit to 2-1

ATLANTA — Reliever Arodys Vizcaino escaped his own jam in a nervy ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves held off the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 Sunday night, cutting their deficit in the NL Division Series to 2-1.

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Brewers sweep Rockies, advance to 1st NLCS since 2011

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DENVER — The Brewers advance to their first NL Championship Series since 2011. They will play the winner of the Dodgers-Braves series, starting Friday at Miller Park — by the time that game starts, it will have been nearly three weeks since Milwaukee lost.

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Elliott builds on NASCAR playoff run with win at Dover

NASCAR

DOVER, Del. — Chase Elliott had been burdened by lofty expectations that come as the son of a Hall of Fame driver and the replacement of a four-time NASCAR champion.

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NFL Roundup: Panthers top Giants with Gano’s 63-yarder

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Graham Gano connected on a career-long 63-yard field goal with 1 second remaining to lift the Carolina Panthers to a wild 33-31 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday.

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Seth Hall snares year-end buckle in the all-around; Cutter Parsons wins circuit finals’ all-around award

Rodeo

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Although it was never really in doubt, tie-down roper and team roping heeler Seth Hall of Albuquerque, New Mexico, clinched the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association’s (PRCA) 2018 Turquoise Circuit year-end all-around title on Saturday, Oct. 6.

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Gonzalez, Bregman lift Astros over Indians for 2-0 ALDS lead

MLB Postseason

HOUSTON — Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole have been even more brilliant in the playoffs, keeping Cleveland's powerful offense in check to give the Houston Astros a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series.

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David Price flops again in postseason; Sox lose to Yankees

MLB Postseason

BOSTON — David Price flopped again in the postseason. And against the Yankees.

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Week 5 Preview: Eagles, Vikings stage NFC championship rematch

NFL

When last they met, the Eagles and Vikings were vying for a spot in the Super Bowl.

Brandt Snedeker leads PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open

PGA Tour

NAPA, Calif. — Brandt Snedeker birdied the final three holes Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour's season-opening Safeway Open.

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Kershaw allows 2 hits, Dodgers blank Braves 3-0 for 2-0 lead

MLB Postseason

LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw tossed eight innings of two-hit ball in the Dodgers' second straight playoff shutout, and Manny Machado slugged a two-run homer as Los Angeles beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.

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Sale strong, 'pen shaky as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-4 in ALDS

MLB Postseason

BOSTON — Chris Sale struck out eight for his first postseason win, J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox sweated out their shaky bullpen to hold off the New York Yankees 5-4 on Friday night in Game 1 of the AL Division Series.

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Springer, Astros hit 4 HRs, down Indians 7-2 in ALDS opener

MLB Postseason

HOUSTON — It's October and George Springer, Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman are all hitting home runs once again, helping the Houston Astros to a postseason win.

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Chacin, Brewers blank Rockies 4-0, take 2-0 lead in NLDS

MLB Postseason

MILWAUKEE — It turns out there is way more to the Milwaukee Brewers than just Christian Yelich.

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Preview: Chris Sale eager to amend for 2017 postseason clunker

MLB Postseason

BOSTON — Chris Sale waited eight years to make his first postseason start and then another 365 days for a chance to put that memory behind him.

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Preview: In October of openers, Indians and Astros will ride starters

MLB Postseason

HOUSTON — This postseason may be best remembered for its bullpen openers. Just not in the AL Division Series between the Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians.

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Ryu sharp, Dodgers hit 3 HRs, beat Braves 6-0 in NLDS opener

MLB Postseason

LOS ANGELES — Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven dominant innings, Max Muncy hit an early, three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 in their NL Division Series opener on Thursday night.

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Moustakas scores Yelich in 10th, Brewers top Rox in opener

MLB Postseason

MILWAUKEE — Mike Moustaksas scored MVP front-runner Christian Yelich with a two-out single in the 10th inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers bounced back to beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 to open their NL Division Series on Thursday.

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Brady reaches 500 TD passes in Patriots' 38-24 win

NFL

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — On a night when he reached 500 career touchdown passes, Tom Brady welcomed back a buddy with one of his three scoring tosses Thursday, then connected with a newcomer who could help him reach more milestones.

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Stars control Coyotes 3-0 in Montgomery's NHL coaching debut

NHL

DALLAS — Jim Montgomery didn't pause very long to savor a win in his NHL coaching debut. The Dallas Stars coach isn't even sure it counts.

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Larry Fitzgerald endures 0-4 start to his 15th NFL season

TEMPE — Larry Fitzgerald has been on many bad teams in his 15 years with the Arizona Cardinals. This, though, is the first time he's endured an 0-4 start to the season. Still, despite a sore hamstring, Fitzgerald soldiers on.