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Smith, Carlos set fear aside as they raised their fists

Tommie Smith and John Carlos insist fear was not a factor in their thinking when they reached the medals stand at the Mexico City Olympics. The sprinters, discussing their black-gloved protest at the 1968 Games, said the threats they had received in the lead-up to the Olympics, to say nothing of what they’d experienced growing … Continue reading Smith, Carlos set fear aside as they raised their fists

DAVIE, Fla. | AP sources: NFL looking into Tannehill injury

DAVIE, Fla. — Two people with knowledge of the situation say the NFL is looking into how the Miami Dolphins reported quarterback Ryan Tannehill shoulder problem on injury reports last week. The people confirmed the NFL’s interest in the matter to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the league wasn’t commenting. It’s … Continue reading DAVIE, Fla. | AP sources: NFL looking into Tannehill injury

CLEVELAND | AP Sources: Astros sent second person to get near Indians

CLEVELAND  — Two people familiar with the situation say the Houston Astros attempted to get a second person next to Cleveland’s dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series after another man was removed earlier by security for taking pictures with his cellphone. The second person tried to gain access to the field photographer’s … Continue reading CLEVELAND | AP Sources: Astros sent second person to get near Indians

LEADING OFF: Astros on defense, Kershaw’s last turn for LA?

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: SPYGATE, THE SEQUEL The Houston Astros might find themselves defending more than their World Series title. The champions are under scrutiny after Cleveland filed a complaint to Major League Baseball about a man associated with Houston attempting to film in the Indians’ dugout during Game 3 … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Astros on defense, Kershaw’s last turn for LA?

LOS ANGELES | Machado called ‘dirty player’ by Yelich after benches clear

LOS ANGELES — Manny Machado has stepped into trouble again, causing at least one opponent to call him “a dirty player.” Both benches cleared after the Los Angeles Dodgers’ star shortstop clipped the back leg of Milwaukee first baseman Jesus Aguilar while running out his groundout Tuesday night in the 10th inning of Game 4 … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Machado called ‘dirty player’ by Yelich after benches clear

LOS ANGELES | Power outage: Brewers’ bats struggle in 13-inning loss

LOS ANGELES— For the first time since the Milwaukee Brewers began their incredible late-season surge, their bats went cold enough to lose. The Brewers managed just eight hits over 13 innings in their 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night, evening the NL Championship Series at 2 games apiece. With the chance … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Power outage: Brewers’ bats struggle in 13-inning loss

LOS ANGELES | Bellinger lifts Dodgers over Brewers 2-1 in 13

LOS ANGELES— Cody Bellinger singled home the winning run in the 13th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Tuesday night and tying the NL Championship Series at two games apiece. Bellinger grounded a 3-2 pitch from Junior Guerra into right field, scoring Manny Machado, who slid home and touched … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Bellinger lifts Dodgers over Brewers 2-1 in 13

LAS VEGAS  | Fleury ties for 10th in NHL wins, Vegas tops Sabres 4-1

LAS VEGAS  — Jonathan Marchessault was 13 when goalie Marc-Andre Fleury got his first NHL win on Oct. 18, 2003. Nearly 15 years later, Marchessault helped Fleury reach a major milestone with victory No. 407. Marchessault scored twice and Fleury tied Glenn Hall for 10th place in NHL history as the Vegas Golden Knights beat … Continue reading LAS VEGAS  | Fleury ties for 10th in NHL wins, Vegas tops Sabres 4-1