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October 13, 2015 - 3:00am
14 min 54 sec ago



Chicago Cubs 8, St. Louis 6 (Chicago Cubs lead series 2-1)


New Orleans 123, Chicago 115



St. Louis at Chicago, 3:37 p.m.


St. Louis at Calgary...

October 13, 2015 - 12:49am
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Radim Vrbata and Alex Burrows scored in the shootout, and the Vancouver Canucks spoiled the Anaheim Ducks' home opener with a 2-1 victory Monday night.

Ryan Miller made 28 saves and Adam Cracknell scored in regulation for Vancouver, which beat the Ducks for just the third time in their last 12 meetings.

Sami Vatanen scored and Frederik Andersen stopped 24 shots for the Ducks, who are winless in the first two games of a season...

October 13, 2015 - 12:48am
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BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is due in court for a pretrial hearing in the 2012 slaying of two Boston men.

Hernandez is charged with murder in the shootings of Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu, two men he encountered at a Boston nightclub.

During a hearing in Suffolk Superior Court last week, prosecutors said they are seeking access to physical evidence involving a third party. Their motion has been sealed from...

October 13, 2015 - 12:25am
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NEW YORK (AP) — Curtis Granderson drove in five runs, Yoenis Cespedes homered into the second deck and the New York Mets overcame Matt Harvey's early struggles to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-7 Monday night for a 2-1 lead in the NL Division Series.

Travis d'Arnaud also homered as the Mets set a franchise postseason record for runs in their first playoff game at Citi Field.

Mets rookie left-hander Steven Matz tries to close out the series Tuesday...

October 13, 2015 - 12:24am
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All Times EDT

Tuesday, Oct. 6: Houston 3, New York 0

Wednesday, Oct. 7: Chicago 4, Pittsburgh 0

(Best-of-5; x-if necessary)
American League
Houston 2, Kansas City 2

Thursday, Oct. 8: Houston 5,...

October 12, 2015 - 11:49pm
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NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter accounts for websites Deadspin and SB Nation were suspended by the social media platform Monday night after the NFL filed notices related to their use of copyrighted video highlights.

The NFL told The Associated Press that it requested Twitter "disable links to more than a dozen pirated NFL game videos and highlights that violate the NFL's copyright," adding that it did not request that any Twitter accounts be disabled.


October 12, 2015 - 11:46pm
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Le'Veon Bell scored on a 1-yard wildcat run as time expired to give Mike Vick and the Pittsburgh Steelers a stunning 24-20 victory over the San Diego Chargers on Monday night.

With 5 seconds left, Bell took the direct snap, ran left and was buried in traffic before diving for the end zone and getting the ball across the line as Donald Butler dragged him down.

Thousands of Pittsburgh fans waving Terrible Towels went nuts as the...

October 12, 2015 - 11:45pm
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Meyers Leonard scored 19 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 88-81 in preseason action Monday night.

The Blazers improved to 2-2 despite Damian Lillard sitting with a left ankle injury.

Both teams struggled offensively as the Trail Blazers shot 39 percent from the field. The Jazz (2-2) made only 31 percent of their shots.

Al-Farouz Aminu finished with 15 points for the Blazers. CJ...

October 12, 2015 - 11:39pm
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BC-FBN--NFL Expanded Glance ...
National Football League
Expanded Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
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October 12, 2015 - 11:14pm
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From Carlos Correa to Yoenis Cespedes, baseball's sluggers put on quite a show.

There were 21 home runs Monday, a record for one day in postseason play. The last was a three-run shot by Howie Kendrick in the ninth inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers in their NL Division Series game against the New York Mets.

Correa hit two of Houston's four homers against Kansas City, and the Chicago Cubs hit a postseason-record six home runs in their victory over St...

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