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  • Justin Verlander wanted to pitch the ninth inning against the A's

    Justin Verlander wanted to pitch the ninth inning against the A's
    How good is Justin Verlander? Not only did he shut down the Oakland Athletics in Detroit's clinching 3-0 victory in the American League division series on Thursday, he wanted to pitch the ninth inning despite being exhausted. Verlander gave up two hits,...
  • David Ortiz spurs Red Sox to 6-5 comeback victory over Tigers

    David Ortiz spurs Red Sox to 6-5 comeback victory over Tigers
    BOSTON — When Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino strolls to the plate at Fenway Park, the public-address system blares the opening lyric to his walk-up song: "Don't worry about a thing …" The Red Sox faithful promptly finish the...
  • TV ratings: Football and baseball playoff games top Sunday

    TV ratings: Football and baseball playoff games top Sunday
    Sports dominated Sunday night television ratings, with football on NBC and baseball playoffs on Fox.  On NBC's "Sunday Night Football," the Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins 31-16, and the game drew 19.6-million viewers in prime time,...
  • Which team has the worst fans: Texans, 49ers or Red Sox?

    Which team has the worst fans: Texans, 49ers or Red Sox?
    America’s worst fans? Right now, it’s a close race between the folks who “root” for the Houston Texans and those who “occupy” the seats at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park to cheer on the 49ers. With a “...
  • For the Detroit Tigers, it was a shot to their psyches

    For the Detroit Tigers, it was a shot to their psyches
    When the Detroit Tigers take the field Tuesday afternoon, check out their eyes. Expect blank faces, distant stares. Their most important need going into Game 3 of the American League Championship Series may not be great pitching and hitting. It may be...
  • PASSINGS: Andy Pafko

     PASSINGS: Andy Pafko
      Andy Pafko, 92, a former Brooklyn Dodger outfielder who famously watched Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard 'Round the World" sail over the left-field wall of the Polo Grounds during the 1951 National League playoffs, died Tuesday at a nursing home in...
  • John Lackey, Red Sox win pitching duel in 1-0 victory over Tigers

    John Lackey, Red Sox win pitching duel in 1-0 victory over Tigers
    DETROIT — It took only one bad pitch from Justin Verlander to decide Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday at Comerica Park. But one was enough for Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli. With Verlander continuing the...
  • PASSINGS: Wilfried Martens

    Wilfried Martens, 77, the resilient Belgian prime minister who led nine governments and deepened Belgium's integration in the European Union, died Wednesday at his home in Lokeren, in East Flanders. A family statement confirming his death did not...
  • Umpire Wally Bell dies less than a week after working in MLB playoffs

    Umpire Wally Bell dies less than a week after working in MLB playoffs
    Wally Bell had been a member part of an officiating crew for the Major League Baseball playoffs last week. And there was a space for the veteran umpire as the crew for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series lined up Tuesday afternoon. But...
  • TV ratings: 'Super Fun Night' slips, 'Modern Family' wins demo

    TV ratings: 'Super Fun Night' slips, 'Modern Family' wins demo
    Wednesday night was pretty fun for ABC in the ratings, though Rebel Wilson's "Super Fun Night" continued to lose viewers in its third week.  Last night's Halloween-themed episode of the comedy, about a group of shut-ins who decide to party beyond...
  • Red Sox beat Tigers to move within one win of World Series

    Red Sox beat Tigers to move within one win of World Series
    DETROIT — After watching the Tigers lose in the American League Championship Series in 2011 and seeing the Giants sweep them in last year's World Series, Motown is getting antsy. And when the crowd of 42,669 began booing star first baseman...