Yanks have early lead in Game 5...Dodgers go for sweep tonight... NFL: No change in anthem policy

October 18, 2017 - 7:25 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — NEW YORK (AP) — Game 5 of the AL Championship Series is under way in New York. The Yankees have the early lead 1-0 after 2 innings. The Yanks and the Astros are tied at two games apiece, Dallas Keuchel (KY'-kul) is on the mound for Houston against Masahiro Tanaka for the Yanks. The winner heads to Houston needing one win to reach the World Series,

CHICAGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers go for a four-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs in the NL Championship Series at Wrigley Field this evening. It's a matchup of well-rested pitchers. The Dodgers send left-hander Alex Wood against Cubs righty Jake Arrieta. Arrieta can become a free agent after the World Series, so this could be his final start for the Cubs. Game time for Game 4 is 9:08 p.m. Eastern.

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is not changing its national anthem policy to require players to stand during the national anthem. Commissioner Roger Goodell and several owners say that altering the language from "should stand" to "must stand" was not discussed at the league's fall meetings in New York. But Goodell reiterated that the league and its 32 clubs --quote-- "believe everyone should stand for the national anthem. It's an important part of the game."

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville trustees have fired athletic director Tom Jurich in the wake of its involvement in a national federal investigation of college basketball. The Board of Trustees voted 10-3 today to fire Jurich after 20 years as the school's AD. Jurich, who is 61, had been placed on paid administrative Sept. 27 by interim university President Greg Postel. Louisville's Athletic Association fired men's basketball coach Rick Pitino on Monday.

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