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Altuve, Astros bask in ALCS win and Yankees wonder what might have been

The pint-sized Houston infielder stepped up once again to devastate New York, which is now 7-7 in the playoffs under manager Aaron Boone, despite recording a pair of consecutive 100-win seasons.

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Jose Altuve powers Astros past Yankees for a trip to World Series

Second baseman belted a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth to send Houston to the Fall Classic against the Washington Nationals.

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Gevvie Stone wins record 10th women’s championship singles title

Newton native held off Cambridge clubmate Emily Kallfelz by just under four seconds, finishing in 18 minutes and 47 seconds.

Jordan Morris has hat trick, Sounders outlast Dallas FC 4-3

Morris scored in the 113th minute to complete a hat trick in Seattle’s extra-time victory over FC Dallas.

Conor McGregor is target of another sexual assault inquiry

It’s the second such investigation in less than 12 months.


Patriots’ competition continues to unravel, and other notes

It’s pretty clear now that the Patriots are not going to have to travel in the postseason this year.

Former NFL player Greg Hardy booed heartily after lackluster UFC Boston fight

Hardy, 31, is trying to become a star in an aging heavyweight class, but Friday night will not help his cause.