October 22nd, 2017

National Sports

Thomas birdies 2nd hole of playoff to win CJ Cup

By The Associated Press on October 22nd, 2017

JEJU, Korea, Republic Of – Justin Thomas beat Australia’s Marc Leishman on the second playoff hole Sunday to win the inaugural CJ Cup in South Korea and cap his amazing breakout season on the PGA Tour. Thomas sealed his fifth PGA Title of 2017 when he birdied the second extra hole and Leishman made bogey ... Read More »

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Saturday’s Games

By The Canadian Press on October 21st, 2017

Saturday’s Games MLB American League Championship Series Houston 4 N.Y. Yankees 0 (Astros win series 4-3) — CFL Toronto 29 Winnipeg 28 Edmonton 35 BC 29 (OT) — NHL Minnesota 4 Calgary 2 Philadelphia 2 Edmonton 1 Ottawa 6 Toronto 3 N.Y. Rangers 4 Nashville 2 Tampa Bay 7 Pittsburgh 1 N.Y. Islanders 5 San ... Read More »

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Mike Reilly, Eskimos erase 16-point deficit to beat Lions 35-29 in OT

By Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press on October 21st, 2017

VANCOUVER – Mike Reilly connected with Cory Watson on an five-yard touchdown in overtime as the Edmonton Eskimos fought back from 16 points down in the fourth quarter to defeat the B.C. Lions 35-29 on Saturday night. Reilly also threw a TD to Adarius Bowman and added two more scores on the ground for Edmonton ... Read More »

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Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS

By Kristie Rieken, The Associated Press on October 21st, 2017

HOUSTON – Jose Altuve embraced Justin Verlander as confetti rained down. An improbable thought just a few years ago, the Houston Astros are headed to the World Series. Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined on a three-hitter, Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Astros reached the World Series for only the second time by ... Read More »

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Astros beat Yankees 4-0 in Game 7, reach World Series

By Kristie Rieken, The Associated Press on October 21st, 2017

HOUSTON – Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined for a three-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros reached the World Series, blanking the New York Yankees 4-0 Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series. Just four years removed from their third straight 100-loss season in 2013, the Astros ... Read More »

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Hot World Series on deck: Altuve, Astros vs Kershaw, Dodgers

By Ben Walker, The Associated Press on October 21st, 2017

Big-time aces Clayton Kershaw and Justin Verlander. Playoff boppers Jose Altuve and Justin Turner. A pair of 100-win teams for the first time in nearly a half-century. Hollywood Walk of Fame vs. Texans who wear the star. A little extra Magic, plus Nolan back in the fast lane. This is one hot World Series – ... Read More »

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NewsAlert: Astros beat Yankees in Game 7 of ALCS, advance to World Series

By The Canadian Press on October 21st, 2017

HOUSTON – The Houston Astros are heading to the World Series after beating the New York Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series. Houston will play the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series. Game 1 is Tuesday at Dodger Stadium. More coming... Read More »

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Brassard, Stone each score twice as Senators beat Maple Leafs 6-3

By Darren Desaulniers, The Canadian Press on October 21st, 2017

OTTAWA – Derick Brassard and Mark Stone each had two goals and an assist while Erik Karlsson had three assists as the Ottawa Senators beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-3 on Saturday. Nate Thompson and Ryan Dzingel also scored for the Senators (4-1-3). Craig Anderson made his seventh start of the season and had 28 ... Read More »

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DeRozan rebounds from flu bug to score 30 points in Raptors’ win over 76ers

By Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press on October 21st, 2017

TORONTO – Only a few hours after he was listed as questionable to play, DeMar DeRozan lifted the Toronto Raptors to an historic win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday. DeRozan had 30 points, including 14 free throws, in a 128-94 win, showing no ill effects of a flu bug that had bothered him earlier ... Read More »

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Toronto Argos hold on for wild 29-28 home victory over Winnipeg Blue Bombers

By Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press on October 21st, 2017

TORONTO – In Ricky Ray’s math, two trumps 60,098. Ray threw for 423 yards and a TD to become just the fourth player in CFL history to surpass 60,000 career passing yards. But the 15-year veteran was happier celebrating the Toronto Argonauts’ wild 29-28 home victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Saturday night. “The ... Read More »

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