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How the Yankees’ Advanced Youth Development Keyed Their ALCS Game 5 win over Astros – Sports Illustrated

NEW YORK — The idea that the New York Yankees are a “year ahead of schedule” is based on the quaint, if erroneous notion that ballplayers, like Swiss trains, solar eclipses and Gregorian calendars, actually keep to a reliable schedule of development. You understand this fallacy if you watched Game 5 of the American League Championship Series Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. While the...

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Why the Cubs can’t come back against the Dodgers – Washington Post

The Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw will start against the Cubs in Thursday night’s NLCS Game 5. (Matt Slocum/AP) CHICAGO — There’s a chance now, right? Before this fall, 35 major league baseball teams have lost the first three games of a best-of-seven series. One (1) has come back to take the next four — the 2004 Boston Red Sox against the New York Yankees. “I...

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Highlights of Wednesday’s NBA games – Yahoo Sports

Oct 18, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives the ball against Milwaukee Bucks guard Gary Payton II (0) and Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) in the third quarter at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports More (The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Wednesday: Bucks 108, Celtics 100 Giannis Antetokounmpo scored...

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Drummond, Pistons show toughness while christening basketball’s return to Detroit – Detroit Free Press

CLOSE Stan Van Gundy recaps the Pistons’ 102-90 win over the Hornets in the first official game at Little Caesars Arena in the season opener on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press Pistons’ Andre Drummond and Hornets’ Dwight Howard exchange words after a play in the opener at Little Caesars Arena on Oct. 18, 2017 in Detroit.(Photo: Dave Reginek, Getty Images)...

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Detroit Pistons’ Tobias Harris admits All-Star dreams after win – Detroit Free Press

CLOSE Stan Van Gundy recaps the Pistons’ 102-90 win over the Hornets in the first official game at Little Caesars Arena in the season opener on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press Harris scored 27 points, leading the Pistons past the Hornets in front of a host of Detroit celebrities at Little Caesars Arena; plus more observations from the opener Pistons...

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Nemesis no more: Yankees finally conquer Dallas Keuchel – ESPN

11:55 PM ET NEW YORK — Of the opposing athletes who have inspired New Yorkers to feel an overwhelming sense of postseason doom, Michael Jordan remains the modern-day standard. Dallas Keuchel was never Michael Jordan, but this much was clear: When Keuchel threw the baseball, the New York Yankees often took swings that were reminiscent of Jordan’s minor league cuts with the 1994 Birmingham...

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Detroit Pistons observations: Tobias Harris leads opening night celebration – Detroit Free Press

CLOSE Stan Van Gundy recaps the Pistons’ 102-90 win over the Hornets in the first official game at Little Caesars Arena in the season opener on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press Pistons forward Tobias Harris dribbles past Hornets guard Kemba Walker during the second quarter at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.(Photo: Junfu Han, Detroit Free Press)...

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Detroit Pistons’ Tom Gores: Little Caesars Arena starting to feel like home – Detroit Free Press

CLOSE Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores talks about Little Caesars Arena and the Palace, players’ rights during the national anthem, his confidence in Stan Van Gundy as GM and coach, and more before the season opener at Little Caesars Arena on Oct. 18, 2017. Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press Andre Drummond high fives fans as he arrives before the Detroit Pistons’ home opener against...

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