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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, passes over Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15), of Serbia, and forward Paul Millsap (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
October 26, 2018 - 1:12 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had 28 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds while leading the Los Angeles Lakers' late rally for his first home victory at Staples Center, 128-111 over the previously unbeaten Denver Nuggets on Thursday night. Kyle Kuzma scored 22 points and JaVale McGee added 21 to...
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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) argues a call with referee Tony Brothers during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, In Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
October 25, 2018 - 3:08 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden's injured left hamstring will likely keep him out of Houston's game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night. Harden didn't practice on Thursday after leaving Wednesday night's loss to Utah after experiencing tightness in the hamstring in the fourth quarter...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2015, file photo, Tampa Bay Rays' Asdrubal Cabrera, left, celebrates with first base coach Rocco Baldelli after singling off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez during the first inning of a baseball game, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Two people with knowledge of the decision tell The Associated Press that the Minnesota Twins have hired Tampa Bay Rays assistant coach Rocco Baldelli as their new manager. The 37-year-old Baldelli replaces Paul Molitor, who was fired after four seasons with a 305-343 record. The sources spoke to The AP on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, on condition of anonymity, because the Twins had not yet made the announcement about Baldelli, who spent the last four years on the staff of Rays manager Kevin Cash. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
October 25, 2018 - 12:20 pm
Seeking a fresh voice for their underachieving young players, the Minnesota Twins have made Rocco Baldelli the youngest manager in the major leagues. The Twins hired the 37-year-old Baldelli on Thursday, bringing the former Tampa Bay player, assistant and coach to Minnesota for his first job as a...
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October 25, 2018 - 10:01 am
Two people with knowledge of the decision tell The Associated Press the Minnesota Twins have hired Tampa Bay Rays assistant coach Rocco Baldelli as their new manager. The 37-year-old Baldelli replaces Paul Molitor, who was fired after four seasons with a 305-343 record. The two people spoke...
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New York Jets running back Bilal Powell (29) is helped off the field after being hurt during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
October 24, 2018 - 11:21 am
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed running back Bilal Powell on injured reserve with a neck injury, likely ending the season for the franchise's 10th-leading rusher. The team also announced Wednesday it signed safety Ibraheim Campbell, filling a need at another of the Jets'...
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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is relieved during the fifth inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 23, 2018 - 10:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 10:51 p.m. Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly used his 100 mph heat to restore order to a grinding game, preserving Boston's 5-3 lead after six innings. Kelly retired three straight Dodgers, the first solid effort by a bullpen guy this evening...
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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is relieved during the fifth inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 23, 2018 - 10:40 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 10:40 p.m. The Red Sox are back in the lead, 5-3, after five innings and the teams have turned it over to their bullpens in Game 1 of the World Series. Chris Sale and Clayton Kershaw both got pulled after allowing baserunners to start...
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Houston Rockets' James Harden, right, collides with Los Angeles Lakers' Brandon Ingram (14) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
October 22, 2018 - 10:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just three games into LeBron James' tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers, they were missing two suspended starters when they faced the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night. Although nobody thought James' time on the West Coast would be boring, Brandon Ingram is sorry for his role in...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado answers questions for the World Series baseball game Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Boston. The Dodgers play the Boston Red Sox in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
October 22, 2018 - 7:20 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Most players are questioned ahead of their World Series debuts. Manny Machado was cross-examined. October's villain is especially despised at Fenway Park for planting his spikes into Dustin Pedroia in April 2017 . The Boston second baseman hasn't been the same. "That's old history,"...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2018, file photo, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper (89) catches the ball during the warm-up before an NFL football game against Seattle Seahawks at Wembley stadium in London. The Dallas Cowboys have acquired Oakland receiver Amari Cooper for a first-round draft pick. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, his team will get the pick in the 2019 draft. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)
October 22, 2018 - 4:43 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys made a bold move for the present Monday, trading a first-round pick for Oakland receiver Amari Cooper in Raiders coach Jon Gruden's latest play for the future. The Cowboys gave up their top pick in the next draft in hopes of giving quarterback Dak Prescott another...
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