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New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk, left, shoots past Los Angeles Kings left wing Austin Wagner in the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
October 19, 2018 - 1:42 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Valtteri Filppula scored twice and the New York Islanders snapped a two-game road losing streak with a 7-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Filppula, Matt Martin, Leo Komarov and Andrew Ladd each had a goal in the third period as the Islanders had a season...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James dunks against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)
October 19, 2018 - 1:36 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LeBron James opened with two thunderous dunks and had 26 points and 12 rebounds in his first game with the Los Angeles Lakers, but the Portland Trail Blazers prevailed 128-119 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. Damian Lillard had 28 points and Nik Stauskas...
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The Boston Red Sox pose for a picture after winning the baseball American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Houston. Red Sox won 4-1. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 19, 2018 - 1:25 am
HOUSTON (AP) — What a birthday present for rookie manager Alex Cora. He's taking the Boston Red Sox back to the World Series. David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Red Sox past the defending champion Houston Astros 4-1 Thursday night in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series...
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Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr., watches after his two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the sixth inning in Game 4 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 19, 2018 - 1:19 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Jackie Bradley Jr. had only three hits in the AL Championship Series. He certainly made them count. Batting at the bottom of the order, Bradley homered twice and drove in nine runs to win Most Valuable Player honors as the Boston Red Sox powered their way past Houston and into the...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve sits in the dugout during the eighth inning in Game 5 of a baseball American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 19, 2018 - 1:17 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros couldn't soar into another World Series. A year after Houston won the first title in the team's 56 seasons, Verlander had a rare off night in an elimination game and the Astros lost the AL Championship Series to the Boston Red Sox in five games...
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Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris (25) high fives linebacker Todd Davis (51) as he scores a touchdown after an interception against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
October 19, 2018 - 12:47 am
Von Miller vowed his Denver Broncos would kick the Arizona Cardinals' behind, except he didn't say behind. Consider it a promise kept. Emmanuel Sanders threw and caught touchdown passes, Denver returned two interceptions for first-quarter touchdowns and the Broncos snapped a four-game losing streak...
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Miami Heat forward Kelly Olynyk, second from right, puts up a shot against Washington Wizards forward Jeff Green (32) during the closing seconds of the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Washington. Also seen are Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) and forward Markieff Morris, second from left. The Heat won 113-112. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 19, 2018 - 12:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kelly Olynyk certainly wasn't counting on Dwyane Wade to miss. When Wade did, Olynyk was in the perfect spot. Olynyk grabbed the rebound off Wade's errant turnaround jumper and layed in the go-ahead basket with 0.2 seconds left Thursday night, lifting the Miami Heat to a ragged...
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October 19, 2018 - 12:00 am
Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series Blazers spoil James' debut with 128-119 win over the Lakers JBJ is MVP! Jackie Bradley Jr. wins ALCS prize for Red Sox Verlander, Astros can't soar into another World Series. Broncos return 2 interceptions for TDs, beat Cardinals 45-10 Take...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, left, catches a pass in front of Kansas City Chiefs safety Josh Shaw (30) during the second half of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. Gronkowski was the runaway choice this week as the NFL's top tight end by a panel of 10 football writers for The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
October 18, 2018 - 11:42 pm
It's been a while since the NFL flexed a game to Sunday night. The Bengals vs. Chiefs is a worthy choice. No games were moved from day to night last season, except for the final weekend, when all games are scheduled for the afternoon until the league and NBC figure out what is most attractive for...
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Columbus Blue Jackets' Cam Atkinson, left, celebrates his goal against the Philadelphia Flyers with teammates Ryan Murray, center, and Artemi Panarin, of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
October 18, 2018 - 10:56 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets had four days to stew after being pounded by Tampa Bay on the road last weekend. In the first period against Philadelphia on Thursday night, they didn't look much better. But the Blue Jackets shook off the malaise and used a three-goal flurry in the...
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