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The Latest: Red Sox take early 2-0 lead over Dodgers

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Run-scoring singles by Andrew Benintendi and J.D. Martinez against Clayton Kershaw in the first inning gave the Boston Red Sox a 2-0 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series opener. Chris Sale pitched a one-hit...
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Hawks offering plenty of other options in new-look arena

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks may not win a lot of games this season. Not to worry. There will be plenty of options other than basketball for fans after a nearly $200 million arena renovation. Want to work on your swing? Check out the golf suites. Need a trim? Yep, there's a barber shop. "This...
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Dodgers Game 2 starter Ryu looking to exorcise road demons

BOSTON (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu is used to pitching in big moments and on big stages. Four years before being signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012, the South Korean left-hander was on the mound for his home country when it defeated Cuba in the gold medal game of the 2008 Summer Olympics in China...
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Broncos backup QB Chad Kelly arrested in trespassing case

DENVER (AP) — Denver Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of criminal trespass after a couple reported he came into their suburban house uninvited and sat down on their couch "mumbling incoherently," according to court records. General manager John Elway said the...
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Rams still top AP Pro32 poll; Patriots, Chiefs tied at No. 2

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams are in seventh heaven. The Rams (7-0) remain the league's only unbeaten team after a 39-10 rout of the San Francisco 49ers. They will look to stay unbeaten when they host Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. And the Rams are the unanimous top team...
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Column: Raiders leaving Oakland early _ at least on field

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr tweeted Tuesday to, among other things, assure loyal fans he was fighting for their team and their city. To which one user with twitchy Twitter fingers fired off a quick reply. "Which city are you fighting back for, Oakland or Vegas?" he asked. Hard to blame fans for...
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Red Sox-Dodgers in '46 World Series? Not part of the program

BOSTON (AP) — It took more than a century for these clubs to finally meet again in the Fall Classic. They had plenty of stars, especially during baseball's Golden Era — Ted Williams, Jackie Robinson and The Duke of Flatbush, among them. But a World Series between the Red Sox and Dodgers just wasn't...
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Giants trade cornerback Eli Apple to New Orleans Saints

The New York Giants have sent "the other Eli" to the New Orleans Saints. Not Eli Manning. Eli Apple. The Giants on Tuesday traded the cornerback who was the 10th pick overall in the 2016 draft to the Saints for a fourth-round pick in 2019 and a seventh-rounder in 2020. Like all trades, it will be...
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Baseball's best: long nights, strikeouts & pitching changes

BOSTON (AP) — Games have averaged 3 hours, 35½ minutes, up six minutes from the 2017 postseason and more than a half-hour over the regular season. Strikeouts have topped hits in seven of eight postseason matchups. Starting pitchers usually don't finish the fifth inning and use of relievers is up...
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What Fenway Park's wonderful weirdness means for World Series

The spotlight of the sports world returns to Fenway Park on Tuesday night, when the Boston Red Sox invite the Los Angeles Dodgers into the historic, one-of-a-kind, green-monstrous ballpark they call home for Game 1 of the World Series. Fenway is the oldest stadium in Major League Baseball -- by way...
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