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October 16, 2017

Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA Oct. 17

1911 — The Philadelphia Athletics scored twice in the 11th to beat the New York Giants 3-2 in Game 3 of the World Series. Frank Baker hit a home run in the ninth inning off Christy Mathewson to tie the score 1-1. Baker was tagged with the nickname “Home Run”…

October 16, 2017

Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Oct. 17

1948 — The Green Bay Packers intercept seven passes off Bob Waterfield in a 16-0 victory over the Los Angeles Rams.

1954 — Adrian Burk of the Philadelphia Eagles passes for seven touchdowns in a 49-21 victory over the Washington Redskins.

1960 — The National…

October 16, 2017

DENVER (AP) — NBC play-by-play man Al Michaels has quickly apologized after making a joke about Harvey Weinstein during “Sunday Night Football.”

Michaels mused in the middle of the third quarter of the game between the New York Giants and Denver Broncos that the Giants were “coming off a worse week…

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October 16, 2017

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A group of Georgia cheerleaders say they’ll take a knee in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday’s homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after an earlier demonstration.

Kennesaw State University cheerleader Shlondra Young…

October 16, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just a year ago, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was attempting to get through the late innings of tight playoff games with long appearances by closer Kenley Jansen, a hodgepodge of veteran relievers and one desperate bailout from ace Clayton Kershaw.

One October later, Los Angeles’…

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October 16, 2017

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today:


The two highest-scoring teams in the majors this season have combined for all of six runs in the first two games of the AL Championship Series. Houston, which totaled 896 runs to 858 for the Yankees this year, won a pair of nail-…

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October 16, 2017

Marshall’s Kaare Vedvik knew he hit a good punt out of his own end zone. Once the ball landed, it kept going and going, farther than any other punt in a Football Bowl Subdivision game in 45 years.

His 92-yard punt against Old Dominion on Saturday was, according to Marshall research, the longest…

October 16, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s soccer community was grieving Monday following the death of a veteran goalkeeper after a collision during a weekend league game.

Choirul Huda, 38, slumped to the ground following a collision with Persela teammate Ramon Rodrigues de Mesquita during Sunday’s game…

October 16, 2017

Turner homers in 9th, Dodgers top Cubs 4-1 for 2-0 NLCS lead

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

ICYMI in NFL Week 6: A-Rod’s out; Kaep vs. NFL; what’s a TD?

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Georgia gives SEC the power its lacked

LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New…

October 16, 2017

Six weeks of success, some of it relative, do not provide a harbinger for the rest of the NFL season.

Nonetheless, it’s necessary to praise the work of the Eagles, Panthers, Rams, Texans, Saints and Jets. For now, they are for real.

Who expected that?

In the case of the Jets (3-3), that doesn’t…

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