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ALCS: Astros win third straight game vs. Rays to force Game 7

ALCS: Astros win third straight game vs. Rays to force Game 7

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Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The Houston Astros earned a 7-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday for their third consecutive victory, forcing a decisive Game 7 in the AL Championship Series. The Astros are now one win away from their third World Series in four seasons, and the club can join the 2004 Boston Red Sox as the only teams to rally from a 3-0 deficit to win a seven-game series. The Red Sox stunned the New York Yankees to win the ALCS before going on to win their first World Series in 86 seasons that year. Advertisement Otherwise, MLB teams leading 3-0 in a best-of-seven playoff series are 37-1. Houston also is attempting to become the first team to win a pennant with a losing record in the regular season. The Astros -- who have been criticized for their sign-stealing scheme used in 2017 --...

Stock futures flat after market suffers 3 straight days of losses

Finance
A man walks a dog in the shade away from the midday sun past the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) building in Manhattan, during hot weather in New York City, New York, U.S., August 11, 2020.Mike Segar | ReutersStock futures were flat in overnight trading on Thursday as investors await the latest retail sales data.Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained about 30 points. The S&P 500 futures and the Nasdaq 100 futures both rose about 0.2%.Retail sales data, due Friday at 8:30 a.m. ET, will offer an update on the recovery in consumer spending. Economists polled by Dow Jones expect retail sales to rise by 0.7% in September, following a 0.6% rebound in August. Excluding autos, sales were expected to rise by 0.4%.Major averages suffered their third straight day of losses on Thursday,...
Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard misses third straight game with knee injury

Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard misses third straight game with knee injury

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Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Clippers star forward Kawhi Leonard wasn't in the starting lineup for the third consecutive game Monday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder. League sources told ESPN and the Orange County Register that Leonard suffered a left knee contusion in the second half of the Clippers' 102-93 loss to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday. The All-Star forward also missed games against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday and Atlanta Hawks on Saturday. Leonard has missed five of the Clippers' 14 games this season due to load management related to his knee ailment. He has yet to play alongside teammate Paul George, who made his debut with the Clippers on Thursday after missing the start of the 2019-20 campaign while recovering from two off-season shoulder surgeries. Witho...
San Francisco 49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo throws five straight INTs in practice

San Francisco 49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo throws five straight INTs in practice

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Aug. 14 (UPI) -- San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo struggled during the team's practice Wednesday, throwing five consecutive interceptions. Garoppolo, who is working his way back from a torn ACL, threw five straight picks to Richard Sherman, Ahkello Witherspoon, Jaquiski Tartt and Tarvarius Moore (twice) during one stretch of the practice session, according to NBC Sports Bay Area. Garoppolo broke the interception streak with a touchdown pass to rookie Jalen Hurd. "He threw it to the wrong team five plays in a row," 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters. "I was a defensive coach today, so I was pumped. But no, the defense did great today and obviously he struggled. "You hope to never have a day like that, but I don't think it's never not happened to anyone. ...