Daily Archive: October 6, 2018

Oct 06

Brazil votes amid anger at the ruling class

Brazilians are choosing their leaders Sunday in an election marked by intense anger at the ruling class following years of political and economic turmoil, including what may be the largest corruption scandal in Latin American history. Many had thought that “throw-the-bums-out” rage would buoy the chances of an outsider and end the hegemony of the …

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Oct 06

Taider has goal, 2 assists in Impact’s 3-0 win over Crew

MONTREAL (AP) — Saphir Taider scored on a penalty kick and had assists to help the Montreal Impact beat the Columbus Crew 3-0 on Saturday. Alejandro Silva and Ignacio Piatti also scored, and Evan Bush made nine saves for his ninth shutout of the season. The Impact (13-15-4) remained alive in the Eastern Conference playoff …

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Oct 06

Hodges throws for 6 TDs, Samford swamps Western Carolina

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Devlin Hodges set three school records, including six touchdown passes, leading Samford to a 66-28 win over Western Carolina on Saturday. Hodges, who had eight carries for 24 yards and a score, was 44 of 60 for 562 yards, setting Samford records for passing yards and total offense. His touchdown passes …

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Oct 06

Postseason Baseball Glance

Tuesday, Oct. 2: Colorado 2, Chicago 1, 13 innings Wednesday, Oct. 3: New York 7, Oakland 2 Friday, Oct. 5: Boston 5, New York 4 Saturday, Oct. 6: New York at Boston, 8:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8: Boston (Porcello 17-7) at New York (Severino 19-8), 7:40 p.m. x-Tuesday, Oct. 9: Boston (Eovaldi 6-7) at New …

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Oct 06

Newcomb to start Game 3 for Braves instead of Gausman

ATLANTA (AP) — Left-hander Sean Newcomb will start Game 3 of the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers and not Kevin Gausman. With the Braves trailing 2-0 in the best-of-five series, Atlanta manager Brian Snitker made the announcement Saturday. Snitker said he discussed the idea with general manager Alex Anthopolos on the …

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Oct 06

Eek! Non-native venomous spider found living in Oregon

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — The types of venomous spiders residing in Oregon have doubled. State officials confirm that a brown widow spider — usually found in South Africa, Florida and Southern California — has recently been found living in Oregon City, in the northwestern part of the state. It’s not clear how it arrived …

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Oct 06

Postseason Baseball Glance

Tuesday, Oct. 2: Colorado 2, Chicago 1, 13 innings Wednesday, Oct. 3: New York 7, Oakland 2 Friday, Oct. 5: Boston 5, New York 4 Saturday, Oct. 6: New York at Boston, 8:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8: Boston (Porcello 17-7) at New York (Severino 19-8), 7:40 p.m. x-Tuesday, Oct. 9: Boston (Evoldi 6-7) at New …

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Oct 06

Scarnecchia’s 3 TDs lead Gamecocks to 37-35 win vs. Missouri

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Backup quarterback Michael Scarnecchia threw for three touchdowns in his first college start and Parker White hit the game-winning 33-yard field goal with two seconds left in South Carolina’s 37-35 victory over Missouri on Saturday. The Tigers (3-2, 0-2 Southeastern Conference) had gone ahead 35-34 on Tucker McCann’s career-long 57-yard field …

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Oct 06

Bell sets Xfinity rookie record at Dover with 6th victory

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Christopher Bell has won his sixth Xfinity Series race this season, the most for a rookie driver in NASCAR’s second-tier series. Bell won the first Xfinity playoff cutoff race Saturday at Dover International Speedway and passed Greg Biffle (five, 2001) for most rookie wins. Bell has won races at Kentucky, New …

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Oct 06

Pitt survives delay, rallies past Syracuse 44-37 in overtime

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh’s Darrin Hall ran for 107 yards and two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score in overtime, as the Panthers rallied past Syracuse 44-37 on Saturday. Hall’s 3-yard burst on the opening possession of the extra period put the Panthers up and Pitt sophomore defensive back Therran Coleman picked off Syracuse’s Eric Dungey …

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