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  • Publishing executive charged in Tokyo Olympic bribes scandal
    TOKYO -- A top executive at a major Japanese publisher was charged Tuesday with bribing a former Tokyo Olympics organizing committee member.The charges against Tsuguhiko Kadokawa, a major figure in Japan’s movie and entertainment industry, are the latest in the unfolding corruption scandal related to last year’s Tokyo Summer Games.... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03 By YURI KAGEYAMA Associated Press
  • Rams LB Bobby Wagner flattens protester who gets on field
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Bobby Wagner delivered one of the biggest hits on a person who got onto the field.The Rams linebacker flattened the protester who ran on the field with a device emitting pink smoke late in the second quarter of Los Angeles' game against the San Francisco 49ers... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03 By The Associated Press
  • Kemp's RBI single in 10th lifts Athletics past Angels 5-4
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Pinch hitter Tony Kemp had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning, capping a spirited comeback that sent the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.Cristian Bride’s sacrifice bunt leading off the inning against Angels reliever Zack... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03 By The Associated Press
  • Women to get more rest between hoop games at next World Cup
    SYDNEY -- Players at this year's World Cup had a few concerns about the competition, including the compact schedule and the timing of the tournament and the women took their complaints right to the top.FIBA Secretary General Andreas Zagklis, who talked with many of the players during the course of... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03 By DOUG FENIBERG AP Basketball Writer
  • Gonsolin returns from IL for Dodgers in 2-1 loss to Rockies
    LOS ANGELES -- All-Star pitcher Tony Gonsolin tossed two innings in his return from the injured list, an encouraging sign for the playoff-bound Los Angeles Dodgers in their 2-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.Trayce Thompson homered for the NL West champions, who have already clinched home-field advantage... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03 By JILL PAINTER LOPEZ Associated Press
  • Mariners to start playoffs on road, Haggerty hurts leg
    SEATTLE -- The Seattle Mariners will start their first playoff trip in two decades on the road after a costly 4-3 loss Monday night to the Detroit Tigers, who got a two-run homer from Javier Báez.Sam Haggerty singled with two outs in the ninth inning and hurt his left groin... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03 By CHRIS TALBOTT Associated Press
  • Musgrove sharp in tune-up, wild card Padres hold off Giants
    SAN DIEGO -- Joe Musgrove pitched six shutout innings in a potential postseason tune-up and Wil Myers homered to cap a seven-run eighth that carried the San Diego Padres past the San Francisco Giants 7-4 on Monday night.One night after clinching a wild card, the Padres remained a game ahead... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03 By RICHARD J. MARCUS Associated Press
  • Abuse in women's pro soccer league was systemic, report says
    An independent investigation into the scandals that erupted in the National Women's Soccer League last season found emotional abuse and sexual misconduct were systemic in the sport, impacting multiple teams, coaches and players, according to a report released Monday.“Abuse in the NWSL is rooted in a deeper culture in women’s... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03 By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer
  • Complete games disappearing in baseball's Analytics Age
    NEW YORK -- Jim Palmer thought back to 1971, when Baltimore Orioles pitching coach George Bamberger kept scrawling marks on the underside of his cap’s brim.“George, what is that?” the Hall of Fame pitcher recalled asking. “He said, ‘I have a complete game clause. If you guys get 50 or... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03 By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer
  • AP source: Javonte Williams out for year with torn ACL
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Broncos standout running back Javonte Williams is out for the year after tearing his right ACL in Denver's 32-23 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders, a person with knowledge of the medical results told The Associated Press.The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03 By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer

  • Kansas City Royals fire manager Mike Matheny
    Manager Mike Matheny and pitching coach Cal Eldred were fired by the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, shortly after the struggling franchise finished the season 65-97 with a listless 9-2 loss to the Cleveland Guardians.The Royals had exercised their option on Matheny’s contract for 2023 during spring training, when... Read more
    Source: Fox - Sports Published on: 2022-10-05
  • Countdown to the MLB Playoffs: Playoff bracket set
    The 2022 MLB postseason field is set in stone.The top two division winners in each league will receive byes to the Division Series. The other four teams in each league will play best-of-three series in the wild-card round, with the higher seed hosting all three games.Here's how the 2022 postseason... Read more
    Source: Fox - Sports Published on: 2022-10-04
  • Should Harbaugh, Ravens have gone for it on fourth down vs. Bills?
    If you were to ask a Ravens fan about their team's record, they'd likely tell you the squad should be 4-0.The flock — guided by its acrobatic QB Lamar Jackson — comfortably breezed past the two teams it's collected wins against through Week 4: the New York Jets and New... Read more
    Source: Fox - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03
  • Ohio State takes top spot, Georgia falls in Joel Klatt's top 10 rankings
    Another week of college football has come and gone, and fans were treated to some thrilling upsets, a few come-from-behind victories and plenty of jaw-dropping action along the way.Saturday's slate also shook up Joel Klatt's latest top 10 rankings. Kentucky — previously ranked sixth — has been removed from Klatt's... Read more
    Source: Fox - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03
  • Patrick Mahomes throws 3 TDs in Chiefs win over Tom Brady, Bucs | FIRST THINGS FIRST
    Nick Wright, Chris Broussard and Kevin Wildes discuss the Kansas City Chiefs defeat of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 41-31 in Week 4. Patrick Mahomes threw 3 TDs for the Chiefs in the win and Tom Brady accounted for 3 TDs and 385 yards for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Nick Wright... Read more
    Source: Fox - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03
  • Broncos, Falcons battling injuries to star RBs Williams, Patterson
    Broncos standout running back Javonte Williams is out for the year after tearing his right ACL in Denver’s 32-23 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders, a person with knowledge of the medical results told The Associated Press.The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday ahead of coach... Read more
    Source: Fox - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03
  • NFL odds Week 5: How to bet Seahawks-Saints, pick
    The New Orleans Saints look to extend their winning streak against the Seattle Seahawks to four games when the NFL teams meet Sunday in Louisiana.The Saints lead the all-time series 9-8, thanks to winning the three games since 2016. The Seahawks won the previous three games before that.Here's everything you... Read more
    Source: Fox - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03
  • Braves sweep to take NL East lead; Mets look unprepared for playoffs
    By Deesha ThosarFOX Sports MLB WriterThe bitter pill was avoidable.The Mets soared into Atlanta with a one-game lead in the National League East; they left having been swept, chopped and overpowered by the Braves, all but wiping out their shot of winning their first division title since 2015. The Braves’ magic... Read more
    Source: Fox - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03
  • NFL odds Week 5: Early lines for every game
    Want proof of how competitive the NFL is?After four weeks, there's just one undefeated team remaining (the 4-0 Philadelphia Eagles) and one winless team (the 0-3-1 Houston Texans). That means 30 of the 32 teams are either 3-1, 2-2 or 1-3 (pending the outcome of the Monday Night Football game).And... Read more
    Source: Fox - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03
  • Aaron Judge keeps getting walked ... which is how it should be
    By Jake MintzFOX Sports MLB WriterFor every ball, a boo.More than 120,000 Yankees fans braved crummy weather this weekend to see a tall guy hit a home run. Heading into New York’s three-game set against Baltimore, Aaron Judge needed just one measly big fly to pass Roger Maris for the... Read more
    Source: Fox - Sports Published on: 2022-10-03