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New York Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks (31) celebrates with Aaron Judge after hitting a three-run home run against the Houston Astros during the first inning of Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

LeMahieu, Hicks lift Yankees over Astros, close ALCS gap to 3-2

- Associated Press

D.J. LeMahieu and Aaron Hicks stunned Justin Verlander with first-inning home runs, James Paxton made the early lead stand up and the New York Yankees beat Houston 4-1 Friday night, cutting the Astros’ lead in the AL Championship Series to 3-2.

New York Yankees trainer Steve Donohue, center, checks on pitcher CC Sabathia during the eighth inning of Game 4 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Sabathia, Yanks come apart as Astros push them to brink

- Associated Press

CC Sabathia threw a cutter to George Springer and grimaced from the pain in his left shoulder, then covered his face with his glove as he walked to the dugout after what was likely the final pitch of his career.

In this Oct. 8, 2019 file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before an NBA preseason basketball game between the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors in Saitama, near Tokyo. When major corporations have angered Chinese authorities in recent years, the playbook calls for one thing: an apology.  The NBA, with billions at stake, has resisted that for now, though some experts wonder if such a move is inevitable. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)  **FILE**

Silver: China asked for Rockets GM Morey to be fired

- Associated Press

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Chinese officials wanted Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to be fired for his tweet supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, and the league emphatically dismissed the request.

In this Sept. 15, 2019, file photo, San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan works the sideline during the second half an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati. Almost nothing has gone wrong for Shanahan and the unbeaten 49ers, who are in position to establish themselves as the favorite in the division that the Los Angeles Rams dominated since head coach Sean McVays arrival. (AP Photo/Gary Landers, )

Kyle Shanahan throws shade at Redskins

- The Washington Times

When the San Francisco 49ers meet the Washington Redskins on Sunday, Kyle Shanahan insists it won’t be personal. In a conference call with D.C. reporters, the 49ers coach noted this won’t be his first time back as a visitor and that he has “moved on” with his life.

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Vancouver Canucks' Quinn Hughes, right, talks to his brother New Jersey Devils' Jack Hughes, left, before of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in Newark, N.J. The Devils won 1-0. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Hughes beats Hughes as Devils top Canucks 1-0

- Associated Press

Jack Hughes scored his first career goal in his first NHL game against his older brother Quinn Hughes, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 on Saturday.

Miami running back Cam'Ron Harris, right, celebrates as he scores against Georgia Tech defensive back Juanyeh Thomas (1) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Georgia Tech stuns Miami, wins 28-21 in overtime

- Associated Press

Antwan Owens blocked a Miami chip-shot field goal in the final seconds of regulation, Jordan Mason scored on a 1-yard rush on the first possession of overtime and Georgia Tech knocked off the Hurricanes 28-21 on Saturday.

Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick (1) and Louisville defensive back Russ Yeast (3) battle for a loose ball following a Louisville punt during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Lawrence leads No. 3 Clemson to 45-10 rout of Louisville

- Associated Press

Trevor Lawrence overcame two early interceptions to throw three touchdown passes, Travis Etienne rushed for 192 yards and a score and No. 3 Clemson routed Louisville 45-10 on Saturday for its 22nd consecutive victory.

Iowa State's Brock Purdy (15) passes the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in Lubbock, Texas. (Brad Tollefson/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP)

Purdy, Iowa State keep rolling in 34-24 win over Texas Tech

- Associated Press

Brock Purdy threw for 378 yards and three touchdowns, freshman Breece Hall ran 75 yards for the first of his two scores and Iowa State took a big lead early in a 34-24 victory against Texas Tech on Saturday.

South Carolina's Mon Denson (34) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a touchdown against Florida in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in Columbia, SC. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

No. 9 Florida bounces back with 38-27 win over Gamecocks

- Associated Press

Kyle Trask threw for a career-high four touchdowns, three in the fourth quarter, to help No. 9 Florida bounce back from its loss at LSU to outlast South Carolina 38-27 on Saturday.

The Oklahoma Sooner Schooner is carried off the field after it tipped over during a celebratory run following a Sooner touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

Oklahoma's Sooner Schooner tips over on field; no injuries

Associated Press

University of Oklahoma officials say there were no injuries to riders of the school's "Sooner Schooner" or the horses that pull it when the miniature covered wagon tipped over during the Oklahoma-West Virginia football game.

Boston College running back David Bailey (26) scores a touchdown against North Carolina State defensive end Savion Jackson (90) and safety De'Von Graves (14) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Boston, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Dillon's 3 TD runs and Bailey's pair carry BC past NC State

- Associated Press

AJ Dillon ran for 223 yards and three touchdowns, David Bailey had two long TD runs with 181 yards and Boston College pounded the Atlantic Coast Conference's top rushing defense in a 45-24 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday.