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Terry Francona, Cleveland Indians honored to play David Ortiz in final game

The Cleveland Indians celebrate their 4-3 win over the Boston Red Sox in Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series. The Jays outscored the Indians 38-24, but that margin was skewed by that 17-1 Toronto win on August 3. Ortiz, who played in all 76 postseason games the Red Sox were involved in starting in 2003, announced his retirement last November and then had an outstanding final season.



Indians top Ortiz, Red Sox 4-3, complete sweep, reach ALCS

After producing one of the greatest regular seasons by a player his age in baseball history, the Boston Red Sox slugger played in just three more postseason games, the last of which was a 4-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians in Game 3 of the American League Division Series.



Struggling 49ers to start QB Kaepernick vs. Bills

The Bills will look to continue that trend against San Francisco's offense that's averaging just 291.4 yards-per-game (No. 31) and 22.2 points-per-game (No. He led the 49ers to the Super Bowl back in 2012 but has struggled to recapture that form since. Kaepernick caused quite the controversy when he decided he would boycott the National Anthem by refusing to stand until the country started to address the police killings of unarmed Black men.



Lobaton's HR, Murphy's RBIs lift Nats past LA 5-2; NLDS tied

The series is tied at 1-1 after Washington's 5-2 win yesterday. Anderson is 2-0 as the Panthers' starter since 2011 with both wins coming against Tampa Bay. Grandal struck out and Howie Kendrick hit a sharp line drive right at Nationals left fielder Jayson Werth. And then we got a couple more runs, some walks, and you know, Zimm nearly hit that ball out of right field, and it's great to see him swinging the bat the way he is.


Fury may lose boxing licence

Fury may lose boxing licence

The ultimatum is a positive for Kiwi heavyweight Joseph Parker, who as the number one ranked contender in the WBO would become first in line for a shot at the vacant title. Fury was stripped of the IBF title soon after beating Klitschko, for not fighting a mandatory challenger. And it will allow the WBA belt to be added to the mix for IBF champion Anthony Joshua's proposed clash with Klitschko.


Greyhound racing and the big autumn/winter races

Greyhound racing and the big autumn/winter races

Greyhound racing is a popular industry in the UK with attendances at around 3.2 million at over 5,750 meetings. There are 26 stadiums in Britain, with on-course and off-course betting available, with a turnover of £75,100,000. Whether a dog is a born sprinter with raw pace, or a hound that possesses excellent stamina, throughout the greyhound year a plethora of competitions showcase their talents.