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The Dodgers, Angels, Giants and Athletics are all playoff teams battling for World Series berths this year.
The debate heats up between Andrew McCutchen, Giancarlo Stanton and Clayton Kershaw.
Kansas City QB Alex Smith throws for 248 yards and three TDs in a 41-14 victory.
The Oakland Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen four games into his third season.
The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday, saying it was time for a new voice after his 13-season tenure concluded with at least 92 losses in each of the last four years.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been formally charged with assaulting his wife during two arguments in July at their Phoenix apartment.
A.J. Hinch was hired as the manager of the Houston Astros on Monday.
In a nod to new technology, Major League Baseball will tweak its postseason tradition and add a seventh umpire to rotate between the replay booth and field for the World Series and league championship series.
Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon says a “serious lack of communication” led to wobbly quarterback Shane Morris playing Saturday against Minnesota when he should have been pulled for his own safety.
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ NL Central chances were hurt when Todd Frazier had a tying two-run homer in the seventh inning and Ramon Santiago hit a grand slam in the 10th, powering the Cincinnati Reds to a 10-6 victory on Saturday.
Whitman College defeated Northwest Conference foe Linfield 69-58 Friday at George Ball Court.