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Yelich hopes to shake shaky 2021 in postseason

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) — Perhaps the most surprising element of the Milwaukee Brewers’ run to the NL Central title is they won it without a typical season from Christian Yelich. The 2018 NL MVP missed much of the first half with a lower back strain and ...

Bogaerts, Red Sox beat Yanks in AL wild-card

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts and Kyle Schwarber homered off Yankees ace Gerrit Cole, and Nathan Eovaldi took a shutout into the sixth inning to help the Boston Red Sox beat New York 6-2 Tuesday night in the AL wild-card game. Bogaerts also made a perfect relay to throw out Aaron Judge at ...

NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace gets milestone 1st victory

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — The hard part wasn’t dodging his way around a crash and then driving to the front of the field at Talladega Superspeedway. That was just instinct for Bubba Wallace. The challenge was the 45 minutes after Wallace took the lead, when the sky opened and he anxiously ...

Giants win 107th game and NL West

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants finally won the NL West without needing to wait for the rival Dodgers’ result on the season’s final day, pounding the San Diego Padres 11-4 on Sunday for a franchise-record 107th victory to top the 1904 New York team. Logan Webb (11-3) allowed four runs ...

Victims of University of Michigan’s Dr. Anderson push law changes

LANSING (AP) — Victims of sexual abuse and lawmakers testified Thursday in support of legislation that would give accusers more time to sue for damages and would take away immunity for governmental bodies that knew or should have known about criminal sexual misconduct. The legislation, ...

Cardinals win 17th straight, clinch 2nd NL wild card spot

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dylan Carlson, Nolan Arenado and Jose Rondon homered to back Adam Wainwright, and the St. Louis Cardinals extended their winning streak to 17 games and clinched an NL wild card berth with a 6-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. St. Louis will play in the NL ...