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JEJU ISLAND, South Korea  | Brooks Koepka has golf’s top ranking with win in South Korea

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. Koepka, who displaced Dustin Johnson for the world’s top ranking, shot a final-round 8-under 64 for a 21-under total of 267. Koepka, who had never held the top ranking, led … Continue reading JEJU ISLAND, South Korea  | Brooks Koepka has golf’s top ranking with win in South Korea

BOSTON  | Andrade wins WBO middleweight title with unanimous decision

BOSTON  — Demetrius Andrade won the vacant World Boxing Organization middleweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Walter Kautondokwa of Namibia on Saturday night. Andrade (26-0, 16 knockouts) dropped Kautondokwa four times in the first four rounds, once in the first and third, and twice in the fourth. Glen Feldman and Marcus McDonnell scored … Continue reading BOSTON  | Andrade wins WBO middleweight title with unanimous decision

PULLMAN, Wash. | No. 25 Washington State beats No. 12 Oregon 34-20

PULLMAN, Wash.  — One of the biggest days in program history for Washington State started with a celebration outside the gates of Martin Stadium and ended with fans partying on the field. Gardner Minshew threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Dezmon Patmon in the back of the end zone with 3:40 left and No. 25 … Continue reading PULLMAN, Wash. | No. 25 Washington State beats No. 12 Oregon 34-20

LOS ANGELES | Fight in LeBron’s home Lakers debut, 124-115 loss to Houston

LOS ANGELES  — LeBron James scored 24 points for the Los Angeles Lakers in his wild home debut, which included three players getting ejected for fighting late in the fourth quarter of the Houston Rockets’ 124-115 victory Saturday night. Chris Paul and the Lakers’ Brandon Ingram and Rajon Rondo were tossed with 4:13 to play … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Fight in LeBron’s home Lakers debut, 124-115 loss to Houston

MILWAUKEE | After grandma’s death, Urias helps Dodgers to World Series

MILWAUKEE — Julio Urias pitched with a heavy heart in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers advance to the World Series a night after his grandmother died. Enrique Hernandez shared the news with teammates and asked the Dodgers to toast Urias before popping champagne following a 5-1 win against … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | After grandma’s death, Urias helps Dodgers to World Series

DENVER | Jokic’s triple-double leads Nuggets past Suns 119-91

DENVER— Nikola Jokic scored 35 points, posted a triple-double and didn’t miss a field goal in leading the Denver Nuggets past the Phoenix Suns 119-91 Saturday night. Jokic, who had 10 assists and 10 rebounds, joined Wilt Chamberlain as the only players in NBA history to post a triple-double with 30 or more points without … Continue reading DENVER | Jokic’s triple-double leads Nuggets past Suns 119-91

MILWAUKEE | Brewers’ bullpen runs out of gas in Game 7 loss to Dodgers

MILWAUKEE  — Craig Counsell and the Milwaukee Brewers relied on their bullpen all season long. Those hard-throwing relievers finally ran out of gas in the NL Championship Series. Josh Hader was brilliant as usual, but Jeremy Jeffress was tagged for a crucial three-run homer by Yasiel Puig and the Brewers never recovered, losing 5-1 to … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Brewers’ bullpen runs out of gas in Game 7 loss to Dodgers

MILWAUKEE | Cody Bellinger wins NLCS MVP award for Dodgers

MILWAUKEE — Cody Bellinger is the MVP of the NL Championship Series. All it took was a couple of big swings. Bellinger hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 in Game 7 on Saturday night. Last year’s NL Rookie of the Year also singled home the winning … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Cody Bellinger wins NLCS MVP award for Dodgers