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Clayton Kershaw reflects on NLDS loss, ‘shocked’ by Astros allegations

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw was uncommonly vulnerable on the night of Oct. 9, in the aftermath of a National League Division Series elimination by the Washington Nationals.Kershaw entered Game 5 with two outs and a two-run lead in the seventh inning. He struck out Adam Eaton, came back out for the eighth and surrendered back-to-back, game-tying home runs to Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto. Later, after watching the

Woods sits as International expands Presidents Cup lead

[ad_1] MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Americans are in a big hole at the Presidents Cup, and there’s nothing Tiger Woods is doing about it. Whatever momentum they had going into the double session Saturday at Royal Melbourne vanished as Abraham Ancer and the International team filled the scoreboards with their black-and-gold colors and built a 9-5 lead after three sessions. Tony Finau birdied the last two holes to at

Pacioretty scores in OT, Golden Knights beat Stars 3-2

[ad_1] DALLAS (AP) — Max Pacioretty scored on a backhander 51 seconds into overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night. Dallas’ Jamie Benn had tied it with 5:11 remaining in the third period. He worked a give-and-go, passing from behind the net to Tyler Seguin, then skating into the slot to deflect Seguin’s return pass past goalie Malcolm Subban. Taylor Fedun put the

Capsules from Saturday’s matches at the Presidents Cup

[ad_1] MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Capsules from Saturday’s matches at the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne: Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler, United States, def. Marc Leishman and Haotong Li, International, 3 and 2. Thomas gave the Americans the lead for good with a birdie on the par-5 second hole. Li was in the trees and chipped out to the fairway, but he played out of turn. He had to replay

Asian players starring for Internationals at Presidents Cup

[ad_1] MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — C.T. Pan was only 7 years old in Taiwan when the International team won the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne for its only victory in the event. So a video of the historic event was essential viewing ahead of matches against the Americans. “I watched it a couple times, because I love it,” Pan said. “It’s been 21 long years … that video definitely pumped

Mike Ditka, Rob Gronkowski and Gene Upshaw make NFL’s All-Time Team

[ad_1] Hall of Fame tight ends Mike Ditka, Kellen Winslow, John Mackey and Tony Gonzalez have been selected to the NFL's All-Time Team.Joining them on the squad is recent retiree Rob Gronkowski.The league revealed the tight ends and offensive linemen for the squad on Friday night. A 26-member panel is making the selections as part of the NFL's celebration of its centennial season.Tackles on the team are Hall of Famers
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Injured Yoenis Cespedes agrees to pay cut in grievance settlement

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Yoenis Cespedes' salary for 2019 was cut in half and his pay for 2020 significantly reduced as part of a settlement of a grievance between the injured outfielder and the New York Mets.Cespedes agreed to a $110 million, four-year contract in December 2016 but hasn't played since July 20, 2018. The outfielder had surgery to remove bone calcification from his right heel on Aug. 2, 2018,
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USC gets notice of allegations from NCAA tied to federal probe

[ad_1] USC officials acknowledged Friday that the university has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA regarding alleged violations in its men's basketball program.Sources previously told ESPN that USC was one of several Division I programs under investigation by the NCAA because of alleged rules violations that surfaced during two recent federal criminal cases in the Southern District of New York.In a statement on Friday, USC officials said the