Astros top Yankees 4-0 to reach World Series

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve is lifted by teammates after Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Houston. The Astros won 4-0 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve embraced Justin Verlander as confetti rained down. An improbable thought just a few years ago, the Houston Astros are headed to the World Series.

Jazz beat Thunder 96-87

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) dunks during the second quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder in an NBA basketball game Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Chris Nicoll)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder were the talk of the offseason after adding two more All-Stars to the roster. None of that mattered against a deep Utah Jazz team built to defend.

Karlsson lifts Knights to 3-2 win over Blues in OT

Vegas Golden Knights center William Karlsson celebrates after scoring against St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen during overtime of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. The Golden Knights won 3-2. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights’ feel-good story keeps rolling along in record-setting fashion.

Thomas birdies 2nd hole of playoff to win CJ Cup

Marc Leishman of Australia watches his putt on the 11th hole during the final round of the CJ Cup golf tournament at Nine Bridges on Jeju Island, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (Park Ji-ho/Yonhap via AP)

JEJU, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas beat Australia’s Marc Leishman on the second playoff hole Sunday to win the inaugural CJ Cup in South Korea and cap his breakout year on the PGA Tour.

Bell races to first NASCAR Xfinity Series win

Christopher Bell celebrates winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Christopher Bell raced to his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory Saturday, beating dominant Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Erik Jones after they made contract with four laps left at Kansas Speedway.

Astros top Yanks 7-1 to force ALCS Game 7

Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws during the second inning of Game 6 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander remained perfect with the Houston Astros when they couldn’t afford anything else.

Crawford lifts Wolves over Rubio, Jazz 100-97

Minnesota Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler, right, tries to reach the ball as Utah Jazz's Ricky Rubio, of Spain, drives during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Minneapolis. AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jamal Crawford couldn’t even see the basket when he let the game-winning shot fly. Eighteen years in the league told him exactly where it was going.

Ovechkin scores in OT, Capitals beat Red Wings 4-3

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) is congratulated by teammates after scoring the winning goal in overtime of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Alex Ovechkin’s power-play goal at 1:56 of overtime gave the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.

Thomas fires 70 to share lead at CJ Cup

Justin Thomas of the United States watches his shot on the third hole during the third round of the CJ Cup golf tournament at Nine Bridges on Jeju Island, South Korea, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. (Ko Bum Joon/Newsis via AP)

JEJU, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas fired a 2-under 70 in windy conditions to share the lead with fellow American Scott Brown after the third round of the CJ Cup on Saturday.

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