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Gerrit Cole shuts down the Yankees in Game 3

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Cole: Delay in 5th inning didn't really affect me

Gerrit Cole describes what he thought of his performance in Game 3 of the ALCS and if the delay in the fifth inning affected him.

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Jose Altuve goes deep in the first

Jose Altuve takes the first pitch he sees from Luis Severino deep to center field for a solo home run.

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Reddick rips homer to second deck

Josh Reddick mashes a solo home run to second deck in right field to put the Astros up 2-0.

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Torres' long ball gets Yankees on the board

Gleyber Torres hits a solo home run to right field in the eighth inning, his second home run of the ALCS.

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Players recount the first bucket of their careers

More than 500 players played in the NBA last season, and nearly all of them made at least one basket. We analyzed every player's first career basket and got the stories behind them.

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De'Aaron Fox, Kemba Walker, Kyle Kuzma and others reminisce

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Week 7 NFL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus every team's biggest weakness

As we rank all 32 teams through six weeks, we identify each squad's Achilles' heel. Some are obvious, while others are subtle.

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Trade bait? NFL's deepest position groups

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Matt Barnes: It's the Clippers' championship to lose

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Dan Orlovsky implores NFL owners to fix officiating 'epidemic'

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