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Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have a tough lineup, a talented pitching staff and a manager making all the right moves. Yup, it’s beginning to look a lot like 1988. Yu Darvish pitched sparkling ball into the seventh inning, Chris Taylor homered again and the Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Tuesday night to open a 3-0 ...

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Sandusky to learn if he'll get new trial or charges tossed

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) A Pennsylvania judge is set to announce whether former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will get a second shot at persuading a jury he’s innocent of child molestation charges. Judge John Foradora says he’ll post his opinion and order in Sandusky’s request for a new trial or dismissal of charges online at noon on Wednesday. ...

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NASCAR mailbag: Send in your questions

Do you have a question about something in any NASCAR series, the big news of the week or just something on your mind? The NASCAR team at Motorsport.com welcomes your questions for this week’s NASCAR Mailbag.   The NASCAR team at Motorsport.com welcomes your questions about anything from Brad Keselowski winning the crash-filled race at Talladega Superspeedway to the playoff field ...

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Boeser, Burmistrov score to lift Canucks over Senators 3-0 (Oct 17, 2017)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Brock Boeser and Alexander Burmistrov had a goal and an assist each in the Vancouver Canucks’ 3-0 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night. Thomas Vanek also scored for the Canucks (2-2-1), while Anders Nilsson made 32 saves for a shutout in his first start of the season. Craig Anderson turned aside 21 of 24 in ...

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Video emerges from NASCAR tire testing at Charlotte road course

The 2.4-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway ‘roval’ layout will be utilized in next year’s playoff race at the track. Over the course of two days this week, teams will test several tire options provided by Goodyear. Three different chicanes will also be experimented with as NASCAR and CMS perfect the layout ahead of the September, 2018 race. Former Monster Energy Cup Series champion Kurt ...

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Packers sign QB Jerod Evans to practice squad

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers have signed rookie quarterback Jerod Evans to the practice squad after Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken right collarbone against Minnesota. The Packers announced Evans’ signing Tuesday. The 6-foot-3, 232-pound Evans originally was signed as an undrafted rookie by the Philadelphia Eagles out of Virginia Tech on May 12 but was placed on ...

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Mike Tomlin not worried about Martavis Bryant

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin isn’t worried about Martavis Bryant’s state of mind. Last the Pittsburgh Steelers coach checked, his mercurial wide receiver was too busy catching two passes and helping out in the run game during a potentially season-turning victory over Kansas City to get worked up over his role in the offense. Asked Tuesday if he was concerned ...

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