ARLINGTON, Texas — Dodgers catcher Will Smith hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off the Atlanta reliever with the same name, Corey Seager homered twice and Los Angeles avoided elimination with a 7-3 win over the Braves in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series on Friday night.

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Whitey Ford, the street-smart New Yorker who had the best winning percentage of any pitcher in the 20th century and helped the Yankees become baseball's perennial champions in the 1950s and '60s, has died. He was 91.

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Gene Budig built an amazing resume before moving to Charleston and joining the RiverDogs' ownership group 14 years ago. He was a college president at Illinois State, West Virginia and Kansas, and was the last president of baseball's American League.

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Gene Sapakoff column: Daniel Brooks, a rising senior at Bishop England High School, has spent the summer growing (he's already 6-8, 245) and adding fire to his scary fastball (already 94 mph), which means he projects as an early-round prospect for the 2021 Major League Baseball draft

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Entering Friday, Serena Williams had played 967 tour-level singles matches as a professional, with just four losses against opponents ranked outside the top 100 — and none in eight years. Well, it's time to add to that list: Williams was beaten by No. 116 Shelby Rogers 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) in the Top Seed Open quarterfinals.

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Twice now I’ve tried to predict what would happen with fall sports and COVID-19. I like the phrase Stewart Mandel, editor-in-chief of college football coverage for The Athletic, used to describe the pandemic: “The days are monotonous, but the weeks are like whiplash.”

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The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday it is dropping the "Redskins" name and Indian head logo, bowing to recent pressure from sponsors and decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans.

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Save athletic department budgets, support almost every other college sport, help cash-strapped universities, add cashflow to local businesses, bailout TV networks starved for live programming. And that's not all that's being asked of unpaid major college football players in a proposed COVID-19 return.


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