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MLB playoffs: Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0

| | Oct 19 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

NEW YORK — This time, it was Masahiro Tanaka who was untouchable on the mound.

  1. | Posted: Sep 6 2017 - 12:06am

    SHERMAN, Texas — An arbitrator denied Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott’s appeal of a six-game suspension in a domestic violence case Tuesday, but the 2016 NFL rushing champion will play in the opener because of the timing of the decision.

  2. | Posted: Sep 6 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — The start of the NFL season usually brings hope to most of the teams and fans in the 32-team league.

  3. | Posted: Sep 6 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — When her work was done, her first trip to the U.S. Open semifinals since 2010 secured, if just barely, Venus Williams sat in her sideline chair and beamed .

  4. | Posted: Sep 6 2017 - 12:06am

    SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Bobby Wood scored off a scramble in the 85th minute, and the United States escaped from Honduras with a 1-1 tie and important point Tuesday after nearly falling into a deep hole in World Cup qualifying.

  5. | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 12:06am

    NORTON, Mass. — The victories keep piling up for Justin Thomas, and all that does is make him want more.

  6. | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — Juan Martin del Potro’s stay at the U.S. Open really should be over. Nearly was.

  7. | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 12:06am

    LOS ANGELES — J.D. Martinez tied a major league record by slugging four of Arizona’s six home runs, and the Diamondbacks routed the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 13-0 on Monday night for their 11th straight victory.

  8. | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 12:06am

    ATLANTA — No. 25 Tennessee rallied from a pair of 14-point deficits in the second half and stopped a 2-point conversion in the second overtime, stunning Georgia Tech 42-41 despite giving up five rushing touchdowns to TaQuon Marshall and getting thoroughly dominated statistically Monday night.

  9. | Posted: Sep 4 2017 - 12:05am

    HOUSTON — Authorities launched a controlled burn Sunday at a chemical plant damaged by Harvey, sending small flames and gray smoke into the sky, and said the highly unstable compounds that had exploded earlier needed to be neutralized.

  10. | Posted: Sep 4 2017 - 12:05am

    LOS ANGELES — UCLA practiced a fake spike last week, never imagining that it would cap off the biggest comeback in school history.

  11. | Posted: Sep 4 2017 - 12:05am

    The anticipation for week one of the college football season can only be surpassed by the overreactions to week one of the college football season.

  12. | Posted: Sep 4 2017 - 12:05am

    ASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Redskins placed Su’a Cravens on the exempt/left squad list Sunday, and his future is in doubt after teammates said the 22-year-old safety had to be talked out of retiring.

  13. | Posted: Sep 3 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — This was Roger Federer at his hard-to-beat best, so unlike the pair of uncomfortable five-setters he labored through to begin the U.S. Open.

  14. | Posted: Sep 2 2017 - 12:05am

    It is a well-accepted axiom in the NFL preseason that the key is not performance, it’s health.

  15. | Posted: Sep 2 2017 - 12:05am

    By the end of the season, most of the College Football Playoff contenders’ 12 or 13 games will seem, in retrospect, like insignificant and anonymous blowouts of weaker opposition. But a few games will prove defining for who was beaten, and where and how. These games will be crucial in deciding who gets in and who is left out of the four-team postseason.