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Close calls lean toward Red Sox on way to 3-1 ALCS lead10/18/2018 8:04:56 AM The cumulative effect of so many close calls seemingly favoring their opponent seems to be wearing thin on the Houston Astros. It's only a game of inches when there is balance in that distribution; when that outlay appears skewed, frustration can manifest.Reavie leads at CJ Cup after winds play havoc with heavyweights10/18/2018 7:50:58 AM American Chez Reavie hit a four-under-par 68 to take a one-shot lead after the opening day of the PGA Tour's CJ Cup as high South Korean winds played havoc with the rounds of the expected contenders on Jeju Island on Thursday.Halep withdraws from WTA Finals, Bertens to make debut10/18/2018 7:49:28 AM World number one Simona Halep pulled out of next week's WTA Finals due to a lower back injury on Thursday, handing Kiki Bertens a spot at the season-ending event in Singapore for the first time.Fan interference nixes Altuve HR in Game 410/18/2018 7:16:20 AM A controversial fan-interference call stripped Houston Astros designated hitter Jose Altuve of what would have been a game-tying, two-run home run in the first inning of Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Wednesday.NBA roundup: DeRozan leads Spurs past Butler, Wolves10/18/2018 7:02:21 AM DeMar DeRozan scored a game-high 28 points in his San Antonio debut, and four of his teammates scored in double figures as the host Spurs held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-108 Wednesday in one of 11 of the night's season openers.Former USAG chief accused of evidence tampering10/18/2018 6:41:06 AM The former president and CEO of scandal-marred USA Gymnastics was arrested Wednesday in Tennessee, accused in a warrant of tampering with evidence in the investigation of allegations of sexual abuse at the Karolyi Ranch near Huntsville, Texas.NHL roundup: Niskanen's OT goal sends Caps past Rangers10/18/2018 6:38:49 AM Matt Niskanen scored with 2:42 left in overtime to give the host Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.U.S. women claim CONCACAF title over Canada10/18/2018 3:37:58 AM The United States women's soccer team won their eighth CONCACAF Championship with a 2-0 over Canada on Wednesday in Frisco, Texas as both sides continued to build toward next year's World Cup.Kershaw's strong outing lifts Dodgers to 3-2 NLCS lead10/18/2018 3:09:05 AM LOS ANGELES - Clayton Kershaw used an old-school approach Wednesday as the Los Angeles Dodgers dispatched the new-age Milwaukee Brewers to move one victory away from their second consecutive World Series appearance.U.S. blanks Canada to capture CONCACAF crown10/18/2018 2:18:01 AM Rose Lavelle scored early and Alex Morgan late as the U.S. national team defeated Canada 2-0 to win the CONCACAF Women's Championship on Wednesday in Frisco, Texas.NFL notebook: Broncos CEO hints Joseph's job in danger10/18/2018 1:25:34 AM Denver Broncos president and CEO Joe Ellis indicated Wednesday that head coach Vance Joseph's job could be in danger if he doesn't right the ship soon.NHL notebook: Hawks G Crawford plans Thursday return10/18/2018 1:19:57 AM Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford said he plans to start Thursday's game against the Arizona Coyotes, which would mark his first contest in nearly 10 months.MLB notebook: Dodgers' Machado reportedly fined for Aguilar incident10/18/2018 12:19:18 AM Major League Baseball has fined Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado an undisclosed amount after his controversial collision with Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar while running through first base during Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Tuesday, per multiple reports.Hamilton says chasing Schumacher's record was never the plan10/17/2018 9:28:44 PM Lewis Hamilton will edge closer to Michael Schumacher's all-time record if he wins a fifth Formula One world title this weekend in Austin, but he said on Wednesday that chasing the German great was never part of his plan.MLB clears Astros of wrongdoing in sign-stealing accusation10/17/2018 8:48:50 PM Major League Baseball said it investigated allegations that the Houston Astros were attempting to steal signs during the postseason and found no violations.USA Gymnastics interim CEO quits after anti-Nike tweet10/17/2018 7:49:18 PM Mary Bono resigned as interim chief of USA Gymnastics on Tuesday, only four days into the job, after she drew fire for a tweet she sent criticizing Nike Inc's use of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in an ad campaign.Revamped Davis Cup about teams, not individuals: Pique10/17/2018 7:22:46 PM The focus of the new-look Davis Cup should be about teams and not individuals, Gerard Pique said on Wednesday, brushing aside concerns that top names such as Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will not want to participate in next year's competition.Motor racing - Texas offers Hamilton his first shot at fifth title10/17/2018 4:56:54 PM It will be high fives for Lewis Hamilton in Austin on Sunday if a fifth win in a row brings the Briton a fifth Formula One world title.Wolves owner on Thibodeau: 'I have faith in him'10/17/2018 4:45:43 PM After a rocky preseason that included sparring for control with coach Tom Thibodeau, Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor extended an olive branch.Boxer Alvarez signs $365M deal, richest contract in sports history10/17/2018 4:01:15 PM Unified middleweight world champion Canelo Alvarez and the streaming service DAZN have agreed to a five-year, 11-fight deal that will pay the boxer at least $365 million -- the highest-paying athlete contract in history.