Keuchel vs. Tanaka again in ALCS Game 5

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(TSX / STATS) -- NEW YORK -- Masahiro Tanaka and Dallas Keuchel twice squared off in a postseason setting.

Both games went in favor of Keuchel and the Houston Astros.

The next matchup will occur Wednesday in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium, where one team will move within a game of clinching a berth in the World Series.

Dodgers eye sweep of Cubs, World Series

(TSX / STATS) -- CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have a history of coming from behind when their season is on the line.

If the Cubs -- who erased a three-games-to-one deficit in the 2016 World Series to capture their first championship since 1908 -- are to return to the Fall Classic, they will have to pull off a comeback achieved just once in baseball history. (MORE)

Trump rips NFL for letting players kneel

(TSX / STATS) -- President Donald Trump continued his criticism of the NFL on Wednesday morning following the league owners' meeting with players to discuss the ongoing national anthem protests.

"The NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our National Anthem. Total disrespect for our great country!" Trump tweeted. (MORE)

Eagles DE Long donating season salary

(TSX / STATS) -- Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long announced Wednesday he is donating the rest of his 2017 salary to increase educational equality.

Long already donated his first six game checks this season to fund two scholarships for students in his hometown of Charlottesville, Va. Long and his wife, Megan, made that decision last month after a series of white supremacist rallies in his hometown led to violence in the streets in August. (MORE)

Hayward breaks ankle in Celtics debut

(TSX / STATS) -- CLEVELAND -- New Boston Celtics star forward Gordon Hayward fractured his left ankle when he was bumped in the air by LeBron James and fell with his leg pinned under him in the first quarter of the NBA's season opener against Cleveland on Tuesday.

Hayward, 27, who signed a four-year, $128 million contract in the offseason with the Celtics, was trying to convert a lob pass from Kyrie Irving when he and James ran into each other. Hayward immediately called for help while his ankle was apparently dislodged. (MORE)

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