October 22nd, 2021

National Sports

García, Grandal shine as White Sox beat Astros 12-6 in ALDS

By Jay Cohen, The Associated Press on October 10th, 2021

CHICAGO (AP) – Two big swings by pint-sized Leury García. A rule-testing run by Yasmani Grandal. Solid relief work from Liam Hendriks and company. Right when the Chicago White Sox got in big trouble, they found a way. García and Grandal homered, and Grandal’s borderline baserunning helped the White Sox top the Houston Astros 12-6 ... Read More »

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Scoreboard for Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021

By The Canadian Press on October 10th, 2021

Sunday’s Games MLB Playoffs American League Division Series Boston 6 Tampa Bay 4 (13 innings) (Boston leads series 2-1) Chicago 12 Houston 6 (Houston leads series 2-1) — NBA Pre-Season San Antonio 101 Orlando 100 Chicago 102 Cleveland 101 Milwaukee 130 Oklahoma City 110 Phoenix 123 L.A. Lakers 94 — MLS Colorado 3 Minnesota 1 ... Read More »

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Swiatek, Murray advance to 3rd round at Indian Wells

By The Associated Press on October 10th, 2021

INDIAN WELLS, Calif (AP) – Iga Swiatek routed 25th-seeded Veronika Kudermetova 6-1, 6-0 on Sunday to reach the third round of the BNP Paribas Open. Andy Murray had to work a lot harder to get there. Swiatek has dropped just five games in two matches during her first visit to the combined ATP and WTA ... Read More »

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Double trouble: Red Sox bounce TB in 13 after odd wall call

By Jimmy Golen, The Associated Press on October 10th, 2021

BOSTON (AP) – Saved by a bizarre bounce and an obscure ruling, the Boston Red Sox beat Tampa Bay 6-4 Sunday night on a walk-off, two-run homer by Christian Vázquez in the 13th inning to move one victory from eliminating the 100-win Rays from the AL Division Series. The wild-card Red Sox took a 2-1 ... Read More »

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Canada plays the Reggae Boyz to a scoreless draw in World Cup qualifier

By The Canadian Press on October 10th, 2021

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Canada collected another valuable away point Sunday in a scoreless draw with Jamaica in the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. The Canadians (1-0-4) remain unbeaten in the final round of qualifying in the region. But they may rue not picking up three points, squandering a gilt-edged chance falling to Liam ... Read More »

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Canada’s Auger-Aliassime out at Indian Wells after dropping match to Ramos-Vinolas

By The Canadian Press on October 10th, 2021

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime has been eliminated from the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Cali., losing 4-6, 2-6 to Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain on Sunday. Auger-Aliassime, the No. 7 seed, struggled with his serve throughout the match, hitting seven aces but suffering seven double faults, too. The 21-year-old Montreal native saved ... Read More »

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QMJHL Roundup: Oceanic top Tigres 3-2 in OT, Armada remain undefeated

By The Canadian Press on October 10th, 2021

RIMOUSKI, Que. – Julien Beland scored 54 seconds into overtime to give the Rimouski Oceanic a 3-2 victory over the Victoriaville Tigres in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action Sunday. Xavier Cormier and Frederic Brunet each had a goal and an assist for the Oceanic, who improved to 3-1-0 on the season. The Tigres forced ... Read More »

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Mbappé nets late as France beats Spain to win Nations League

By Daniella Matar, The Associated Press on October 10th, 2021

MILAN (AP) – Kylian Mbappé scored a late winner as world champion France came from behind to beat Spain 2-1 in the Nations League final on Sunday. Mbappé netted with 10 minutes remaining as France was again forced to fight back, just as it had done in the semifinals against Belgium. There were few chances ... Read More »

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Ottawa 67’s edge Kingston Frontenacs 3-2

By The Canadian Press on October 10th, 2021

OTTAWA – Jack Beck scored the game winner Sunday as the Ottawa 67’s edged the Kingston Frontenacs 3-2 in Ontario Hockey League play. The two sides traded goals in the first period before Beck broke the 2-2 deadlock with a goal 4:40 into the final frame. Brenden Sirizzotti and Vsevolod Gaidamak also scored for Ottawa ... Read More »

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Ko gets wire-to-wire win at Founders and ties Annika record

By The Associated Press on October 10th, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) – Jin Young Ko finished off a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Cognizant Founders Cup with her 14th consecutive round in the 60s that matched a 16-year record held by Annika Sorenstam. Even in a steady rain at Mountain Ridge, the 26-year-old South Korean star made it look easy. She closed ... Read More »

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