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How a word with no English equivalent helped Astros get one win from World Series
The secret to solving Boston's offense? For Houston's pitchers, it all starts with 'sisu.'[read more]

Sixers regroup with team dinner, rout Pelicans
After laughing and getting their minds off basketball for a few hours, the 76ers showed good chemistry while blowing out the Pelicans on Wednesday night.[read more]

NFL agrees to end 'race-norming' in settlement
The NFL and lawyers for thousands of retired NFL players have reached an agreement to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing in the $1 billion settlement of concussion claims, according to a proposed deal filed Wednesday in federal court.[read more]

UK freshman signs deal with Porsche dealership
Wildcats point guard TyTy Washington is among the athletes to take advantage of new name, image and likeness rules.[read more]

Resurgent Valdez 'amazing' in Astros' Game 5 win
After a lackluster start in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series, Houston's Framber Valdez bounced back at Fenway Park on Wednesday, silencing the Red Sox bats in a Game 5 victory that put the Astros within one win of a World Series berth.[read more]

Madness? Huggins says majors need own tourney
Bob Huggins wants the major conferences to control college basketball's biggest financial stream by ditching the NCAA tourney in favor of their own postseason event. Said Huggins of smaller programs: "The other people, they can have their own tournament."[read more]

LaVine after Bulls' big debut: 'This ain't last year'
Chicago All-Star guard Zach LaVine got the new-look Bulls off to a flying start this season by dropping 34 points, seven rebounds and four assists to lead them past the Detroit Pistons, 94-88, in their opener on Wednesday night.[read more]

Dodgers' Turner (hamstring) likely done for year
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said the early indication is that Justin Turner has a Grade 2 hamstring strain. "So, I think that'll be it for him," Roberts said.[read more]

Rosario's hot bat puts Braves one win from WS
Eddie Rosario banged out four hits -- including two home runs -- to lead Atlanta over the Dodgers on Wednesday night and to a 3-1 lead in the NLCS.[read more]

Knicks top Celtics in wild, albeit sloppy, 2-OT opener
New York blew a four-point lead in the final seconds of regulation, but survived to outlast Boston.[read more]