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76ers top Celtics 107-93 in 1st battle of East favorites

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid was popped in the mouth by an elbow that drew blood, rattled teeth, and stunned the Sixers' big man.
3:48 24 October 2019

The Latest: Simone Biles adds twist to first pitch

HOUSTON — The Latest on the World Series (all times local):
0:19 24 October 2019

Late call: Springer phones Hinch, rehashes baserunning play

HOUSTON — Before going to sleep, George Springer wanted to put to bed what happened on the bases.
0:12 24 October 2019

MLB, players’ union report positive talks on opioids testing

HOUSTON — Major League Baseball and its players' union are optimistic talks are progressing on testing for opioids following the death of Los Angeles ...
0:00 24 October 2019

MLB to speak with Astros over which makes Taubman decision

HOUSTON — Major League Baseball will speak with the Astros to determine whether the commissioner's office or the club will handle any decision followi...
23:46 23 October 2019

Astros expect frustrated Bregman to rebound in World Series

HOUSTON — The chants of "M-V-P!, M-V-P!" still break out from the crowd each time Alex Bregman comes to the plate at home for the Houston Astros.
23:09 23 October 2019

Column: Astros have shown disdain for media over and over

There's no cheering — or jeering — in the press box.
20:14 23 October 2019

College Football Picks: Another ‘Game of Century’ looms

Two weeks and two wins away from the next iteration of the Game of the Century.
18:36 23 October 2019

Astros reliever James uses mental training to succeed

HOUSTON — Josh James slowly walks slightly off the mound, turns around and fixes his gaze on the foul pole in right field.
7:23 23 October 2019

Leonard leads Clippers over LeBron and Lakers 112-102

LOS ANGELES — Kawhi Leonard hit seven straight shots in one stretch, creating a run for the Clippers that his new teammates quickly joined.
7:04 23 October 2019

Brand Name: 76ers GM goes full circle in championship hunt

PHILADELPHIA — While his front office contemporaries enjoyed the spoils of splashy signings and bold trades, Elton Brand flew halfway across the world...
6:45 23 October 2019

Soto, Nationals top Cole, Astros 5-4 in World Series opener

HOUSTON — Juan Soto and the Washington Nationals quickly derailed the Cole Express.
5:54 23 October 2019

Max-imum effort: Scherzer, Nats wiggle to win Series opener

HOUSTON — He could have been Mad Max on a night his best was missing. Instead, he fenced and fought, shuffled and juggled.
5:29 23 October 2019

Cole’s streak ends as Nats rough up Astros ace in Game 1

HOUSTON — Gerrit Cole trudged slowly off the mound, wiped the sweat from his upper lip and took a handshake and pat on the backside from manager AJ Hi...
4:47 23 October 2019