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No. 9 Oregon holds off tenacious California 24-17

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Quarterback Anthony Brown shut out the noise to lead Oregon to a fourth-quarter comeback, then let the defense seal a victory over California. Brown scored on an 11-yard keeper with 4:50 left and the ninth-ranked Ducks held off surprisingly tenacious Cal 24-17 on Friday ...

Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 in playoff thriller, advance to NLCS

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and prized midseason acquisition Max Scherzer came out of the bullpen for his first career save, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 in a thrilling winner-take-all Game 5 on Thursday ...

Braves plan to be without OF Soler in NL Championship Series

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are preparing to play without outfielder Jorge Soler in the NL Championship Series as they await his clearance following his positive COVID-19 test. The Braves worked out Thursday at Truist Park without Soler, who was pulled from the lineup for Game 4 of the ...

Cardinals fire Mike Shildt over ‘philosophical differences’

The Cardinals fired former National League manager of the year Mike Shildt over organizational differences Thursday, just one week after St. Louis lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers on a walk-off homer in the wild-card game. Cardinals president John Mozeliak said the firing was "something that ...

Pelicans’ Williamson out at first week of regular season

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pelicans forward Zion Williamson is now expected to miss at least the first week of the regular season because his recovery from surgery to repair a right foot fracture is taking longer than anticipated. "Nothing has gone wrong and there is no setback," Pelicans basketball ...

Robert Streb leads a day of low scoring in CJ Cup at Summit

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robert Streb went from making putts to wondering if he would ever miss Thursday in the CJ Cup at Summit. It led to his best start to any tournament and his lowest score on the PGA Tour. And on this day at The Summit Club, his 11-under 61 was only good for a one-shot lead. A ...

Carr confident with Olson calling Raiders’ offensive plays

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have been operating with a "next man up" mentality since the start of the season while dealing with injuries throughout the lineup. Sunday in Denver, the same mantra will apply with their coaching staff against the Denver Broncos. With Jon Gruden ...

Palat scores, lifts Lightning to 7-6 OT win over Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) — Ondrej Palat scored with 2:17 left in overtime, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 7-6 comeback victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. Tyler Bertuzzi scored a career-high four goals, including three in the second period, to help the Red Wings take a three-goal ...

Cora meets former team again with Red Sox vs Astros in ALCS

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora was already counting on a rematch with his former team even before the Houston Astros advanced to their fifth straight AL Championship Series. "He told me (Monday), 'see you soon,'" Houston star Carlos Correa said. The Astros assured their ...

Kraken post 1st NHL victory, spoiling Preds’ opener 4-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Seattle Kraken wound up having to wait longer to play their first regular-season game on home ice than they did their first victory. Brandon Tanev scored his second goal into an empty net with 1:21 left, and the Kraken beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 Thursday ...