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Members of the Washington Nationals participate in a baseball workout, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in Washington, in advance of the team's appearance in the World Series. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 19, 2019 - 12:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Doing a little research ahead of the World Series, Washington Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier came across some numbers that made him feel OK about his team's long layoff. "I saw a stat today where there's been 12 times where teams have had five or more days off going into...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, center right, celebrates with Ben Simmons, center left, after he shot a 3-pointer to end the second quarter as Guangzhou Loong-Lions' CJ Harris, right, looks on during the first half of an NBA exhibition basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 19, 2019 - 10:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The crowd screamed for Ben Simmons to shoot as he dribbled near the perimeter in a preseason game against a team from China. Joel Embiid motioned for him to let it fly. Simmons took a couple more steps, stopped and popped. Swish. Fans celebrated Simmons' first career 3-pointer...
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October 19, 2019 - 8:14 am
TOKYO (AP) — Defending champion New Zealand beats Ireland 46-14 to set up Rugby World Cup semifinal against England.
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October 19, 2019 - 7:53 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Jessica Korda shot a 6-under 66 in the third round, with eight birdies and two bogeys, to take a one-shot lead at the Buick LPGA Shanghai on Saturday. "I've been struggling a little bit with my swing, so I've been working on it every day. It's slowly starting to kind of take its...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2019 file photo, the Japan team leave the field after a warm up ahead of the Rugby World Cup Pool A game at Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa against Ireland in Shizuoka, Japan. Japan will play South Africa in a quarterfinal in Tokyo on Sunday Oct. 20. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko,File)
October 19, 2019 - 6:28 am
TOKYO (AP) — Before each match, Michael Leitch and his Japan squad have left the field in a battle-like formation after their warmup, each man in widening ranks behind the captain and with his right hand gripping the shoulder of the teammate in front. After each match, the entire squad has lined up...
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October 19, 2019 - 5:06 am
OITA, Japan (AP) — England beats Australia 40-16 to reach Rugby World Cup semifinals.
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Justin Thomas of the United States watches his shot on the 6th hole during the first round of the CJ Cup PGA golf tournament at Nine Bridges on Jeju Island, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.(Park Ji-ho/Yonhap via AP)
October 19, 2019 - 2:55 am
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas was looking at a three-stroke lead at the CJ Cup with one hole to play Saturday, which would have set him up nicely for his second win in three years at South Korea's only PGA Tour event. But the 18th hole saw a big swing in the scoring at the Nine...
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Detroit Pistons' Derrick Rose (25) drives as Philadelphia 76ers' Shake Milton (18), Joel Embiid (21) and Trey Burke (23) defend and 76ers' Christian Wood (35) watches during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October 19, 2019 - 2:30 am
DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin was asked to recall the early stages of Derrick Rose's career, when the dynamic point guard won an MVP for the Chicago Bulls at age 22. "His run in Chicago was special," Griffin said. "I don't want to say it caught us off guard, because it was kind of a nice natural...
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Anaheim Ducks' Jakob Silfverberg (33) works against Carolina Hurricanes' Nino Niederreiter (21) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
October 19, 2019 - 1:48 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When Carter Rowney's short-handed goal sailed into the Carolina net, the Anaheim Ducks had scored nine consecutive goals across two games against two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference. A few months after the Ducks missed the playoffs, they've started superbly under...
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Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields (1) escapes pressure from Northwestern defensive end Earnest Brown IV during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in Evanston, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
October 19, 2019 - 1:15 am
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Eyeing a playoff spot and a shot at the national championship, No. 4 Ohio State sure is locked in at the moment. Justin Fields threw for four touchdowns, J.K. Dobbins rushed for 121 yards and the Buckeyes pounded Northwestern 52-3 on Friday night. Ohio State (7-0, 4-0 Big Ten...
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