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Pac-12 coaches paying close attention to corruption trial

Stanford coach Jerod Haase believes that in due time college basketball will get past its recruiting corruption scandal and regain its credibility. Read More

Brewers, Dodgers lock in starting pitchers for NLCS Game 1

Gio Gonzalez will start for the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series, while the Los Angeles Dodgers have already picked ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw as their starter. Read More

Daniel Cormier says ‘respect’ led to declining Stipe Miocic rematch

With the UFC desperate for a worthy main event to headline a pay-per-view card next month at Madison Square Garden, the promotion enticed Daniel Cormier through cash and cachet to skip some worthy contenders and defend his heavyweight title against Derrick Lewis on short notice. Read More

Nevada suspends UFC’s Khabib, McGregor for post-fight brawl

UFC fighters Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor are being suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission for a brawl that erupted inside and outside the octagon after their lightweight title fight last weekend in Las Vegas. Read More

George Taliaferro, first black drafted by NFL, is dead at 91

George Taliaferro, an All-American running back at Indiana University who was the first African-American drafted by a National Football League team, died Monday at a nursing home in Mason, Ohio. He was 91. Read More

Vladimir Putin hails Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC win during meeting

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has met with Khabib Nurmagomedov to congratulate him on winning the UFC lightweight title, and defended the fighter’s actions in the brawl that followed his victory over Conor McGregor. Read More

Cristiano Ronaldo’s lawyer says rape report documents altered, fabricated

Cristiano Ronaldo’s new Las Vegas lawyer is calling documents cited in media reports about a woman’s claim that he raped her in 2009 “complete fabrications,” and says the encounter was consensual. Read More

Red Sox hold off Yankees, will face Astros in ALCS

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!” Read More

Machado, Dodgers finish off Braves in NLDS with 6-2 win

When the Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their already power-packed lineup with slugging shortstop Manny Machado, this is just what they had in mind. Read More

Houston Astros advance with strong win, sweep Cleveland Indians

The Houston Astros advanced to the AL Championship Series for the second straight year, completing a division-round sweep of Cleveland today with an 11-3 win in Game 3 helped by two key throwing errors from Indians reliever Trevor Bauer. Read More

Max Muncy, Joc Pederson return to Dodgers for Game 4

Max Muncy is starting at first base and Joc Pederson is in left field for the Los Angeles Dodgers against Atlanta Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz in today’s Game 4 of the NL Division Series. Read More



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