Now this is a serious World Series throw-down. Gerrit Cole, Justin Verlander and Zack Greinke vs. Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin — all of them All-Star starters, still pitching at their peak.
ROME (AP) — Sampdoria midfielder Ronaldo Vieira was subjected to racist chants by Roma fans during a Serie A soccer match on Sunday — the latest incident involving offensive behavior inside Italian stadiums this season.
MILTON, Ga. (AP) — The lawn in front of Milton High School looks big enough for a football field and provides a grand welcome mat to a building that would fit right in on the campus of a prestigious college, with its colonnade leading to an entrance of glass doors and tall windows.
Gerrit Cole, Max Scherzer and a slew of aces get the World Series started in Houston, then the scene shifts to Capitol Hill. But with Justin Verlander, Stephen Strasburg and all these electric arms, might as well call it capital hill.
HOUSTON (AP) — Brad Peacock is starting for the Houston Astros in Game 6 as they use a bullpen day to try to close out the AL Championship Series on Saturday night against a New York Yankees lineup again without slugger Giancarlo Stanton.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — This time, Jack Hughes got the better of his older brother, Quinn. He had plenty of witnesses, too. The 18-year-old Hughes scored his first career goal in his first NHL game against his 20-year-old brother Quinn Hughes, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 on Saturday.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — University of Oklahoma officials say there were no injuries to riders of the school's "Sooner Schooner" or the horses that pull it when the miniature covered wagon tipped over during the Oklahoma-West Virginia football game.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Chase Elliott insisted the weekly routine hasn't changed a bit within the Hendrick Motorsports garages, the four teams swapping information and ideas as if they were preparing for any other race.
Pascal Siakam is officially a major part of the Toronto Raptors' long-term plans. The Raptors and Siakam have agreed on a four-year, $130 million maximum extension, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the signing has not been publicly announced.
Earl Thomas is going back to the place where it all started for him. The playmaking safety was a star in Seattle for nine seasons, helping the Seahawks win a Super Bowl while establishing himself as one of the best at his position.