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MLB postseason

Major League Baseball

Postseason Baseball

LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)

American League

All games televised by Fox

Texas 4, Detroit 1

Saturday, Oct. 8: Texas 3, Detroit 2

Sunday, Oct. 9: Detroit at Texas, ppd. rain

Monday, Oct. 10: Texas 7, Detroit 3, 11 innings

Tuesday, Oct. 11: Detroit 5, Texas 2

Wednesday, Oct. 12: Texas 7, Detroit 3, 11 innings

Thursday, Oct. 13: Detroit 7, Texas 5

Saturday, Oct. 15: Texas 15, Detroit 5

National League

All games televised by TBS

St. Louis 4, Milwaukee 2

Sunday, Oct. 9: Milwaukee 9, St. Louis 6

Monday, Oct. 10: St. Louis 12, Milwaukee 3

Wednesday, Oct. 12: St. Louis 4, Milwaukee 3

Thursday, Oct. 13: Milwaukee 4, St. Louis 2

Friday, Oct. 14: St. Louis 7, Milwaukee 1

Sunday, Oct. 16: St. Louis 12, Milwaukee 6

WORLD SERIES

(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)

All games televised by Fox

All Times EDT

Wednesday, Oct. 19: Texas (Wilson 16-7) at St. Louis, TBA

Thursday, Oct. 20: Texas (Lewis 14-10) at St. Louis, TBA

Saturday, Oct. 22: St. Louis at Texas (Holland 16-5), TBA

Sunday, Oct. 23: St. Louis at Texas (Harrison 14-9), TBA

x-Monday, Oct. 24: St. Louis at Texas, TBA

x-Wednesday, Oct. 26: Texas at St. Louis, TBA

x-Thursday, Oct. 27: Texas at St. Louis, TBA

MLB linescores

Major League Baseball Linescores

NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS

St. Louis 414 020 010 — 12 14 0

Milwaukee 130 110 000 — 6 7 3

E.Jackson, Salas (3), Rzepczynski (5), Dotel (7), Lynn (8), Motte (9) and Y.Molina; Marcum, Narveson (2), Hawkins (3), Loe (5), Saito (6), Fr.Rodriguez (8), Axford (9) and Lucroy. W—Rzepczynski 1-0. L—Marcum 0-2. HRs—St. Louis, Freese (3), Furcal (1), Pujols (2). Milwaukee, C.Hart (1), R.Weeks (2), Lucroy (1).

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AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS

Saturday’s Game

Detroit 110 020 010 — 5 10 2

Texas 009 012 30x — 15 17 0

Scherzer, Schlereth (3), Porcello (3), Perry (3), Penny (6), Alburquerque (7) and Avila; D.Holland, Feldman (5), Ogando (6), M.Adams (8), Feliz (9) and Napoli. W—Ogando 2-0. L—Scherzer 0-1. HRs—Detroit, Mi.Cabrera 2 (3), Jh.Peralta (2), A.Jackson (1). Texas, Mi.Young (1), N.Cruz (6).

Cards’ postseason

The postseason history of the St. Louis Cardinals:

World Series (Won 10, Lost 7)

2006 — Beat Detroit Tigers, 4-1

2004 — Lost to Boston Red Sox, 4-0

1987 — Lost to Minnesota Twins 4-3

1985 — Lost to Kansas City Royals, 4-3

1982 — Beat Milwaukee Brewers, 4-3

1968 — Lost to Detroit Tigers, 4-3

1967 — Beat Boston Red Sox, 4-3

1964 — Beat New York Yankees, 4-3

1946 — Beat Boston Red Sox, 4-3

1944 — Beat St. Louis Browns, 4-2

1943 — Lost to New York Yankees, 4-1

1942 — Beat New York Yankees, 4-1

1934 — Beat Detroit Tigers, 4-3

1931 — Beat Philadelphia Athletics, 4-3

1930 — Lost to Philadelphia Athletics, 4-2

1928 — Lost to New York Yankees, 4-0

1926 — Beat New York Yankees, 4-3

Record — Won 52, Lost 53

League Championship Series

(Won 6, Lost 4)

2011 — Beat Milwaukee, 4-2

2006 — Beat New York Mets, 4-3

2005 — Lost to Houston Astros, 4-2

2004 — Beat Houston Astros, 4-3

2002 — Lost to San Francisco Giants, 4-1

2000 — Lost to New York Mets, 4-1

1996 — Lost to Atlanta Braves, 4-3

1987 — Beat San Francisco Giants, 4-3

1985 — Beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4-2

1982 — Beat Atlanta Braves, 3-0

Record — Won 30, Lost 29

Divisional Championship Series

(Won 7, Lost 2)

2011 — Beat Philadelphia Phillies, 3-2

2009 — Lost to Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-0

2006 — Beat San Diego Padres, 3-1

2005 — Beat San Diego Padres, 3-0

2004 — Beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-1

2002 — Beat Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-0

2001 — Lost to Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-2

2000 — Beat Atlanta Braves, 3-0

1996 — Beat San Diego Padres, 3-0

Record — Won 23, Lost 10

NFL standings

National Football League

All Times EDT

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

New England 5 1 0 .833 185 135

Buffalo 4 2 0 .667 188 147

N.Y. Jets 2 3 0 .400 121 125

Miami 0 4 0 .000 69 104

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Tennessee 3 2 0 .600 105 94

Houston 3 3 0 .500 141 124

Jacksonville 1 5 0 .167 72 132

Indianapolis 0 6 0 .000 104 163

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Baltimore 4 1 0 .800 148 71

Cincinnati 4 2 0 .667 137 111

Pittsburgh 4 2 0 .667 119 102

Cleveland 2 3 0 .400 91 117

West

W L T Pct PF PA

San Diego 4 1 0 .800 120 109

Oakland 4 2 0 .667 160 150

Kansas City 2 3 0 .400 77 150

Denver 1 4 0 .200 105 140

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

N.Y. Giants 4 2 0 .667 154 147

Washington 3 2 0 .600 96 83

Dallas 2 3 0 .400 115 121

Philadelphia 2 4 0 .333 145 145

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Tampa Bay 4 2 0 .667 113 145

New Orleans 4 2 0 .667 177 151

Atlanta 3 3 0 .500 135 147

Carolina 1 5 0 .167 133 163

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Green Bay 6 0 0 1.000 197 114

Detroit 5 1 0 .833 178 114

Chicago 3 3 0 .500 146 132

Minnesota 1 5 0 .167 121 145

West

W L T Pct PF PA

San Francisco 5 1 0 .833 167 97

Seattle 2 3 0 .400 94 122

Arizona 1 4 0 .200 96 121

St. Louis 0 5 0 .000 49 137

Sunday, Oct. 16

Green Bay 24, St. Louis 3

Pittsburgh 17, Jacksonville 13

Philadelphia 20, Washington 13

San Francisco 25, Detroit 19

Atlanta 31, Carolina 17

Cincinnati 27, Indianapolis 17

N.Y. Giants 27, Buffalo 24

Oakland 24, Cleveland 17

Baltimore 29, Houston 14

New England 20, Dallas 16

Tampa Bay 26, New Orleans 20

Chicago 39, Minnesota 10

Open: Arizona, Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Seattle, Tennessee

Monday, Oct. 17

Miami at N.Y. Jets, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 23

Houston at Tennessee, 1 p.m.

Washington at Carolina, 1 p.m.

San Diego at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

Seattle at Cleveland, 1 p.m.

Denver at Miami, 1 p.m.

Atlanta at Detroit, 1 p.m.

Chicago vs. Tampa Bay at London, 1 p.m.

Kansas City at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Arizona, 4:05 p.m.

St. Louis at Dallas, 4:15 p.m.

Green Bay at Minnesota, 4:15 p.m.

Indianapolis at New Orleans, 8:20 p.m.

Open: Buffalo, Cincinnati, N.Y. Giants, New England, Philadelphia, San Francisco

Monday, Oct. 24

Baltimore at Jacksonville, 8:30 p.m.

Bengals’ stats

Indianapolis 0 7 0 10 — 17

Cincinnati 7 3 10 7 — 27

First Quarter

Cin—Green 11 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 9:19.

Second Quarter

Ind—D.Brown 18 run (Vinatieri kick), 11:14.

Cin—FG Nugent 20, :00.

Third Quarter

Cin—Benson 1 run (Nugent kick), 10:27.

Cin—FG Nugent 43, 2:20.

Fourth Quarter

Ind—FG Vinatieri 46, 14:56.

Ind—Clark 1 pass from Painter (Vinatieri kick), 9:33.

Cin—Dunlap 35 fumble return (Nugent kick), 2:22.

A—52,068.

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Ind Cin

First downs 18 17

Total Net Yards 273 358

Rushes-yards 23-94 31-94

Passing 179 264

Punt Returns 2-5 2-35

Kickoff Returns 3-29 2-55

Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-15

Comp-Att-Int 23-34-1 25-32-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 1-9 0-0

Punts 4-52.0 5-44.2

Fumbles-Lost 2-2 0-0

Penalties-Yards 2-11 11-111

Time of Possession 26:24 33:36

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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Indianapolis, Carter 14-45, D.Brown 5-35, Painter 4-14. Cincinnati, Benson 16-57, Scott 11-29, Leonard 2-9, Dalton 2-(minus 1).

PASSING—Indianapolis, Painter 23-34-1-188. Cincinnati, Dalton 25-32-0-264.

RECEIVING—Indianapolis, Garcon 8-52, Clark 6-53, Wayne 5-58, D.Brown 2-16, Collie 1-8, Tamme 1-1. Cincinnati, Simpson 6-101, Green 5-51, Caldwell 4-32, Gresham 4-23, Leonard 2-38, Hawkins 1-7, Benson 1-5, Scott 1-5, Lee 1-2.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—Indianapolis, Vinatieri 52 (BK). Cincinnati, Nugent 43 (WR)..

Browns’ stats

Cleveland 0 7 0 10 — 17

Oakland 7 7 10 0 — 24

First Quarter

Oak—McFadden 4 run (Janikowski kick), 5:43.

Second Quarter

Cle—Al.Smith 1 pass from McCoy (Dawson kick), 12:07.

Oak—Ford 101 kickoff return (Janikowski kick), 11:53.

Third Quarter

Oak—FG Janikowski 48, 3:06.

Oak—Boss 35 pass from Lechler (Janikowski kick), 1:23.

Fourth Quarter

Cle—FG Dawson 47, 12:24.

Cle—Massaquoi 12 pass from McCoy (Dawson kick), 1:06.

A—57,300.

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Cle Oak

First downs 18 18

Total Net Yards 268 329

Rushes-yards 21-65 40-151

Passing 203 178

Punt Returns 2-30 2-(-6)

Kickoff Returns 4-83 3-151

Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0

Comp-Att-Int 21-45-0 15-24-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 2-12 2-9

Punts 6-45.2 4-48.5

Fumbles-Lost 1-1 3-1

Penalties-Yards 5-34 5-35

Time of Possession 25:19 34:41

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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Cleveland, Hardesty 11-35, McCoy 4-16, Hillis 6-14. Oakland, McFadden 20-91, Bush 10-28, J.Campbell 2-16, Tonga 1-12, Boller 5-9, Ausberry 1-(minus 2), Moore 1-(minus 3).

PASSING—Cleveland, McCoy 21-45-0-215. Oakland, Boller 8-14-0-100, J.Campbell 6-9-0-52, Lechler 1-1-0-35.

RECEIVING—Cleveland, Little 6-72, Watson 3-35, Massaquoi 3-30, Cribbs 2-30, Hardesty 2-18, Al.Smith 2-14, Moore 2-12, Robiskie 1-4. Oakland, Heyward-Bey 6-82, Ford 3-43, Boss 1-35, Bush 1-9, Moore 1-9, Ausberry 1-4, Myers 1-3, McFadden 1-2.

MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

AP football poll

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 15, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pv

1. LSU (41) 7-0 1,452 1

2. Alabama (11) 7-0 1,411 2

3. Oklahoma (6) 6-0 1,372 3

4. Wisconsin 6-0 1,252 4

5. Boise St. (1) 6-0 1,218 5

6. Oklahoma St. 6-0 1,186 6

7. Stanford 6-0 1,164 7

8. Clemson 7-0 1,064 8

9. Oregon 5-1 1,020 9

10. Arkansas 5-1 946 10

11. West Virginia 5-1 778 13

12. Kansas St. 6-0 762 17

13. Nebraska 5-1 748 14

14. South Carolina 6-1 690 15

15. Michigan St. 5-1 610 23

16. Virginia Tech 6-1 597 19

17. Texas A&M 4-2 467 21

18. Michigan 6-1 442 11

19. Auburn 5-2 374 24

20. Georgia Tech 6-1 281 12

21. Houston 6-0 238 25

22. Washington 5-1 221 NR

23. Illinois 6-1 207 16

24. Arizona St. 5-2 144 18

24. Georgia 5-2 144 NR

Others receiving votes: Penn St. 130, Notre Dame 107, Southern Cal 87, Baylor 19, SMU 19, Texas 12, Cincinnati 4, Southern Miss. 4, Wake Forest 3, Rutgers 2.

USA Today poll

The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 15, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pv

1. Oklahoma (31) 6-0 1,426 1

2. LSU (15) 7-0 1,410 2

3. Alabama (12) 7-0 1,403 3

4. Wisconsin (1) 6-0 1,262 4

5. Stanford 6-0 1,222 5

6. Oklahoma State 6-0 1,173 7

7. Boise State 6-0 1,172 6

8. Clemson 7-0 1,028 8

8. Oregon 5-1 1,028 9

10. Arkansas 5-1 931 11

11. Nebraska 5-1 775 14

12. South Carolina 6-1 765 13

13. Michigan State 5-1 690 19

14. West Virginia 5-1 688 16

14. Virginia Tech 6-1 688 17

16. Kansas State 6-0 678 18

17. Michigan 6-1 458 10

18. Texas A&M 4-2 415 23

19. Georgia Tech 6-1 396 12

20. Houston 6-0 359 22

21. Illinois 6-1 260 15

22. Penn State 6-1 253 25

23. Auburn 5-2 202 NR

24. Washington 5-1 174 NR

25. Arizona State 5-2 86 20

Others receiving votes: Georgia 60; Notre Dame 36; Rutgers 31; Southern Methodist 27; Texas 26; Cincinnati 14; Southern Mississippi 14; Baylor 9; North Carolina 9; Temple 3; Virginia 3; TCU 1.

Harris poll

The Top 25 teams in the Harris Interactive College Football Poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 15, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pv

1. LSU (74) 7-0 2,819 1

2. Alabama (25) 7-0 2,744 2

3. Oklahoma (13) 6-0 2,684 3

4. Wisconsin (1) 6-0 2,463 4

5. Boise State (1) 6-0 2,339 5

6. Oklahoma State 6-0 2,315 6

7. Stanford (1) 6-0 2,291 7

8. Clemson 7-0 2,063 8

9. Oregon 5-1 1,955 9

10. Arkansas 5-1 1,805 11

11. Nebraska 5-1 1,484 13

12. Kansas State 6-0 1,457 17

13. South Carolina 6-1 1,396 15

14. West Virginia 5-1 1,359 16

15. Michigan State 5-1 1,290 22

16. Virginia Tech 6-1 1,259 18

17. Michigan 6-1 914 10

18. Georgia Tech 6-1 839 12

19. Texas A&M 4-2 779 23

20. Illinois 6-1 571 14

21. Auburn 5-2 565 NR

22. Houston 6-0 562 24

23. Arizona State 5-2 346 19

24. Penn State 6-1 293 NR

25. Washington 5-1 240 NR

Other teams receiving votes: Notre Dame 124; Georgia 105; Texas 77; SMU 59; Baylor 56; Rutgers 35; Cincinnati 25; Ohio State 14; TCU 11; Virginia 11; Louisiana-Lafayette 6; Texas Tech 6; Southern Miss 5; Florida State 3; South Florida 3; Missouri 2; North Carolina 1.

NASCAR

NASCAR Sprint Cup

Bank of America 500 Results

Saturday

At Charlotte Motor Speedway

Concord, N.C.

Lap length: 1.5 miles

(Start position in parentheses)

1. (2) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 334 laps, 136 rating, 47 points, $284,436.

2. (25) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 334, 108.4, 44, $234,766.

3. (3) Carl Edwards, Ford, 334, 118.4, 42, $188,091.

4. (8) Kasey Kahne, Toyota, 334, 98.7, 40, $149,633.

5. (12) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 334, 106.7, 39, $151,466.

6. (14) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 334, 90.3, 38, $156,186.

7. (4) A J Allmendinger, Ford, 334, 100.3, 37, $132,686.

8. (1) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 334, 121.2, 37, $160,608.

9. (17) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 334, 91.1, 35, $129,100.

10. (6) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 334, 96.5, 35, $123,300.

11. (11) David Ragan, Ford, 334, 105.8, 34, $90,225.

12. (16) Joey Logano, Toyota, 334, 78, 32, $87,300.

13. (20) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 334, 83.3, 31, $119,625.

14. (32) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 334, 68.9, 31, $112,633.

15. (5) Greg Biffle, Ford, 334, 112.7, 30, $96,125.

16. (26) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 333, 64.6, 28, $97,908.

17. (7) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 333, 77.5, 27, $81,350.

18. (28) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 333, 62.7, 26, $81,100.

19. (15) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 333, 75.3, 25, $79,600.

20. (31) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 333, 58.7, 24, $98,414.

21. (23) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 333, 68.2, 23, $108,211.

22. (38) J.J. Yeley, Ford, 333, 52, 23, $87,683.

23. (18) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 332, 74.8, 21, $78,900.

24. (19) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 332, 53.4, 20, $110,558.

25. (21) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 332, 61, 19, $95,720.

26. (29) David Reutimann, Toyota, 332, 65.6, 18, $96,983.

27. (27) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 332, 59.9, 17, $104,889.

28. (30) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 332, 52.3, 0, $81,208.

29. (22) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 331, 48.1, 15, $94,670.

30. (42) Mike Bliss, Ford, 331, 37.7, 0, $78,647.

31. (10) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 329, 83.2, 0, $65,200.

32. (24) Casey Mears, Toyota, engine, 323, 46.5, 12, $64,675.

33. (41) Hermie Sadler, Ford, 322, 34.4, 0, $73,500.

34. (9) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, accident, 316, 86.8, 11, $118,761.

35. (35) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, engine, 292, 37.4, 9, $64,275.

36. (33) David Gilliland, Ford, 289, 37.5, 8, $64,100.

37. (13) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 287, 57.6, 7, $71,975.

38. (43) Robby Gordon, Dodge, vibration, 33, 31.8, 6, $63,850.

39. (37) Michael McDowell, Toyota, suspension, 30, 33.4, 5, $63,725.

40. (34) Travis Kvapil, Ford, overheating, 27, 33, 0, $63,600.

41. (36) David Stremme, Chevrolet, overheating, 22, 30.5, 3, $63,450.

42. (40) Andy Lally, Ford, brakes, 20, 28.6, 0, $64,825.

43. (39) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, vibration, 11, 28.1, 0, $63,713.

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Race Statistics

Average Speed of Race Winner: 146.194 mph.

Time of Race: 3 hours, 25 minutes, 37 seconds.

Margin of Victory: 0.968 seconds.

Caution Flags: 8 for 34 laps.

Lead Changes: 16 among 10 drivers.

Lap Leaders: T.Stewart 1-42; M.Kenseth 43; C.Edwards 44; J.Johnson 45; J.Yeley 46; T.Stewart 47-49; G.Biffle 50-78; R.Newman 79-84; G.Biffle 85-123; D.Ragan 124; Ky.Busch 125; J.Montoya 126-127; M.Kenseth 128-147; T.Stewart 148-196; J.Yeley 197-199; Ky.Busch 200-309; M.Kenseth 310-334.

Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): Ky.Busch, 2 times for 111 laps; T.Stewart, 3 times for 94 laps; G.Biffle, 2 times for 68 laps; M.Kenseth, 3 times for 46 laps; R.Newman, 1 time for 6 laps; J.Yeley, 2 times for 4 laps; J.Montoya, 1 time for 2 laps; C.Edwards, 1 time for 1 lap; D.Ragan, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Johnson, 1 time for 1 lap.

Top 12 in Points: 1. C.Edwards, 2,203; 2. K.Harvick, 2,198; 3. M.Kenseth, 2,196; 4. Ky.Busch, 2,185; 5. T.Stewart, 2,179; 6. Bra.Keselowski, 2,178; 7. Ku.Busch, 2,176; 8. J.Johnson, 2,168; 9. D.Earnhardt Jr., 2,143; 10. R.Newman, 2,142; 11. J.Gordon, 2,137; 12. D.Hamlin, 2,117.