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Astros' Charlie Morton well rested for Game 4 start vs. Red Sox

HOUSTON — Like staff mate Dallas Keuchel but to an even greater extent, Houston right-hander Charlie Morton has been more observer than participant in recent weeks because of the Astros’ success combined with off days that are part of the annual postseason schedule. When Morton starts Game 4 of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox on ...

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Brewers can take commanding lead over Dodgers in NLCS

LOS ANGELES — The Milwaukee Brewers‘ bullpen roared back to life in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series and can now further its influence in Game 4 on Tuesday night. The Brewers can move one game from their first World Series appearance since 1982 with a victory in a Game 4, and will try to do it on ...

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Top 30 fantasy football running backs for Week 6

Oct. 14 (UPI) — Todd Gurley is my top fantasy football running back for Week 6, followed by Kareem Hunt, Melvin Gordon, Saquon Barkley and James Conner. Christian McCaffrey, Joe Mixon, Sony Michel, Ezekiel Elliott and Jordan Howard are also in the top 10 of my weekly rankings Don’t forget to take Alvin Kamara, Mark Ingram, Kerryon Johnson, LeGarrette Blount ...

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Colts elevate DE Al-Quadin Muhammad from practice squad

Oct. 13 (UPI) — The Indianapolis Colts have elevated defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad from the practice squad to the 53-man active roster. Indianapolis announced the move on Saturday. The Colts waived linebacker Skai Moore in a corresponding transaction. Muhammad, 23, was a sixth round pick by the New Orleans Saints in the 2017 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound defensive lineman ...

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Report: Eagles' Jason Peters has torn bicep, says he's OK

Oct. 12 (UPI) — Philadelphia Eagles left tackle Jason Peters is believed to have suffered a torn bicep, but says he is OK. A source told NFL Network about the specifics of the injury, which Peters suffered in the third quarter of Thursday’s 34-13 victory against the New York Giants. Doctors said they are optimistic Peters will continue to play ...

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Texans, Bills try to reach .500 mark

A pair of teams trying to reach the .500 plateau meet when the Houston Texans (2-3) host the Buffalo Bills (2-3) on Sunday. The question following the Texans’ overtime win over the Dallas Cowboys last week centered on the health of Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson. He has been dealing with a rib injury for about a month and has been ...

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Top 20 fantasy football tight ends for Week 6

Oct. 10 (UPI) — Travis Kelce leads my list of the top 20 fantasy football tight ends for Week 6. Rob Gronkowski, Jimmy Graham, Zach Ertz and Jordan Reed are also in the top five of my Week 6 rankings at the position. You might not have one of those guys, but there are still plenty of solid choices at ...

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