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US and North American rival Canada meet in qualifying final

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — In truly Canadian fashion, Diana Matheson used the metric system to describe the heated soccer rivalry between Canada and the United States. “You’re talking about two teams that want to beat each other and aren’t going to give up — I’m not going to say an inch, I’m going to make it metric, a centimeter — ...

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Red Sox close out rival Yankees in Game 4

Eduardo Nunez charged Gleyber Torres’ four-hopper toward third base and whipped it across the diamond. Steve Pearce stretched, falling on his chest for a sprawling catch. The umpire signaled: “Out!” The Boston Red Sox gathered around exhausted closer Craig Kimbrel, hugging and celebrating after the New York Yankees’ two-run rally in the ninth inning fell short. But wait! In 21st ...

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Red Sox eliminate rival Yankees, advance to ALCS

The Boston Red Sox won this round of the rivalry, defeating the New York Yankees 4-3 on Tuesday to win the ALDS in four games, and eliminate their longtime adversary from the playoffs. Boston, which won an MLB-best 108 games during the regular season, will now meet the defending World Series champion Houston Astros in the American League Championship Series ...

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Yankees rout A's to set up ALDS against rival Red Sox

Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer nine pitches in. By the time Giancarlo Stanton capped the mauling with monstrous drive in his post-season debut, New York Yankees fans already were looking ahead. “We want Boston!” they chanted. “It’s going to be intense,” CC Sabathia predicted after the Yankees pounded the Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Wednesday night ...

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