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LOS ANGELES | Spurs rally to keep Lakers winless with LeBron, 143-142

LOS ANGELES — Patty Mills hit a go-ahead jumper with 6.8 seconds left and the San Antonio Spurs kept the Los Angeles Lakers winless with LeBron James, rallying from a six-point deficit in the final minute of overtime for a wild 143-142 victory Monday night. James hit a tying 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds left in … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Spurs rally to keep Lakers winless with LeBron, 143-142

LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Sale set for Game 1 of World Series

A look at what’s happening around the major leagues Tuesday: FENWAY FRESHMAN Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will pitch at Fenway Park for the first time when he starts Game 1 of the World Series against the Red Sox. The oldest park in the majors has a lot of quirks that can present many challenges for … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Sale set for Game 1 of World Series

ATLANTA | Ryan throws for 379 yards, Falcons beat Giants 23-20

ATLANTA  — Matt Ryan threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to Marvin Hall, Tevin Coleman broke loose on a 30-yard scoring run and the Atlanta Falcons added another chapter to New York’s miserable season, beating the Giants 23-20 on Monday night. Ryan completed his final 18 passes and finished 31 of 39 for 379 yards, sending … Continue reading ATLANTA | Ryan throws for 379 yards, Falcons beat Giants 23-20

LOS ANGELES | Unbeaten LA Rams rolling behind Aaron Donald’s dominance

LOS ANGELES— Although Sean McVay was standing on the sideline to watch it, the head coach still had to check the video before he truly realized the scope of Aaron Donald’s dominance in the Los Angeles Rams’ latest win. The All-Pro defensive lineman was in vintage form against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, leading … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Unbeaten LA Rams rolling behind Aaron Donald’s dominance

LOS ANGELES | Lakers’ Ingram grateful 4-game suspension wasn’t harsher

LOS ANGELES— Brandon Ingram is grateful he wasn’t punished more harshly for his role in the fight that got the Los Angeles Lakers’ season off to a weird start. Ingram began his four-game suspension Monday night when the Lakers hosted the San Antonio Spurs. The normally mild-mannered forward confronted an official, shoved Houston‘s James Harden … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Lakers’ Ingram grateful 4-game suspension wasn’t harsher

BOSTON | The Latest: Barrett picked as umpire crew chief for Series

BOSTON  — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Ted Barrett has been picked as the umpire crew chief for the World Series. This will be the fourth Series assignment for Barret. Tim Timmons will call balls and strikes for Game 1 Tuesday night between the Red Sox and Dodgers. The … Continue reading BOSTON | The Latest: Barrett picked as umpire crew chief for Series

BOSTON | Gutting it out: Game 1 starter Sale pitching for Series ring

BOSTON — Chris Sale would rather talk about the ring he can win as a World Series champion instead of the almost certainly nonexistent navel ring that — he maintains with a straight face — scratched him from a start in the last round. The Red Sox left-hander will belly up to the mound to … Continue reading BOSTON | Gutting it out: Game 1 starter Sale pitching for Series ring

BOSTON | Manny the Masher, Manny the Miscreant & Macho Manny

BOSTON — Most players are questioned ahead of their World Series debuts. Manny Machado was cross-examined. October’s villain is especially despised at Fenway Park for planting his spikes into Dustin Pedroia in April 2017 . The Boston second baseman hasn’t been the same. “That’s old history,” Machado said Monday, deflector shields raised. He’s Manny the … Continue reading BOSTON | Manny the Masher, Manny the Miscreant & Macho Manny