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The Houston Astros watch play from the dugout during the ninth inning of Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in New York. The Yankees won 4-1. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
October 19, 2019 - 5:01 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Brad Peacock is starting for the Houston Astros in Game 6 as they use a bullpen day to try to close out the AL Championship Series against the New York Yankees on Saturday night. Peacock threw eight pitches in a scoreless eighth inning on Friday night. He will become the fourth...
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Illinois' Dre Brown runs the ball as Wisconsin's Zack Baun (56) defends in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct.19, 2019, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Holly Hart)
October 19, 2019 - 4:47 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — James McCourt kicked a 39-yard field as time expired and Illinois pulled off the biggest upset of the college football season, knocking off No. 6 Wisconsin 24-23 on Saturday. Tony Adams picked off a pass by Jack Coan for the Illini (3-5, 1-3 Big Ten), who were 30 ½-point...
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South Carolina's Mon Denson (34) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a touchdown against Florida in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in Columbia, SC. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
October 19, 2019 - 4:31 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kyle Trask threw for a career-high four touchdowns, three in the fourth quarter, to help No. 9 Florida bounce back from its loss at LSU and outlast South Carolina 38-27 on Saturday. The Gators (7-1, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) slogged through a soggy field from Tropical Storm...
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Atlanta Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce talks to guard Trae Young (11) on the sideline during the first half of the team's preseason NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
October 19, 2019 - 4:23 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have exercised the 2020-21 contract options on three of the team's top young players — forward John Collins and guards Trae Young and Kevin Huerter. The team exercised the fourth-year option on Collins and third-year options on Young and Huerter. Collins led the...
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The Oklahoma Sooner Schooner flipped over during a touchdown celebration on the field during the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
October 19, 2019 - 4:21 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — University of Oklahoma officials say there were no injuries to riders of the school's "Sooner Schooner" or the horses that pull it when the miniature covered wagon tipped over during the Oklahoma-West Virginia football game. The wagon pulled by two horses and carrying members...
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New Jersey Devils' Jack Hughes, center, celebrates with teammate Sami Vatanen, left, after scoring his first career NHL goal during the first period of a hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
October 19, 2019 - 4:18 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jack Hughes scored his first career goal in his first NHL game against his older brother Quinn Hughes, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 on Saturday. Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 25 shots in his third career shutout, sending New Jersey to its second...
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Alex Bowman signs autographs before practice for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
October 19, 2019 - 3:21 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Chase Elliott insisted the weekly routine hasn't changed a bit within the Hendrick Motorsports garages, the four teams swapping information and ideas as if they were preparing for any other race. Only their race Sunday at Kansas Speedway isn't just any other race...
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Daniel Hemric walks through the garage area after qualifying for a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
October 19, 2019 - 3:19 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Daniel Hemric wasn't exactly fired. David Ragan isn't quite yet retired. Yet the two off-the-radar drivers bested 12 playoff drivers and the rest of the Cup Series field to land on the front row for Sunday's race at Kansas Speedway. Hemric turned a fast lap of 178.047 mph...
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Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam, left, fights for a loose ball with Houston Rockets' Eric Gordon during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Saitama, near Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 19, 2019 - 2:56 pm
Pascal Siakam is officially a major part of the Toronto Raptors' long-term plans. The Raptors and Siakam have agreed on a four-year, $130 million maximum extension, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the signing...
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October 19, 2019 - 2:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — An FA Cup qualifier between Haringey Borough and Yeovil was abandoned Saturday when the home team walked off the field after one of its players was racially abused. Haringey, a London-based non-league club, walked off in the 64th minute after claims its Cameroonian goalkeeper Valery...
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