US striving to avoid World Cup playoff vs Syria or Australia

ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — American soccer players do not want fly over 8,000 miles (12,800 kilometers) to Malaysia next month for a playoff against Syria or make a more-than 7,000-mile (11,300km) journey for a match in Australia.

  • Written by By RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer

Indians slugger Encarnacion injures ankle in ALDS Game 2

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians slugger Edwin Encarnacion sustained a potentially serious right ankle injury in the first inning of Game 2 of the AL Division Series against the New York Yankees.

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  • Written by By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer