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Astros' stars stage stunning comeback to even World Series

2:29 AM ET LOS ANGELES — The first World Series win in Houston Astros history was 55 years in the making … and it was not easy. It was, however, unbelievably exciting — a true Fall Classic that Houston finally won 7-6 in 11 innings Wednesday at Dodger Stadium. The best offense in baseball did it its way, ultimately taking the final lead on George Springer’s two-run homer off Los Angeles Dodgers righty Brandon McCarthy in the 11th. Then it was reliever Chris Devenski who finally ended this Game 2 ...

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Seattle gets key plays from unlikely sources in comeback win

12:09 AM ET Brady HendersonESPN SEATTLE — It took a handful of critical plays to help the Seattle Seahawks overcome yet another slow start on offense. Cornerback Justin Coleman, running back J.D. McKissic and defensive end Marcus Smith delivered. Wait, who? Indeed, the Seahawks got major contributions from some unlikely sources in their 46-18 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night. Coleman returned his first career interception for a touchdown, Smith had a hand in another defensive score, and McKissic found the end zone twice to help the Seahawks ...

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Legend of Josh Rosen grows in epic comeback against Texas A&M

12:09 AM ET PASADENA, Calif. — The game was over. Several thousand fans were sure of it as they headed for their cars. And can you blame them? It was nearly 100 degrees at the Rose Bowl on Sunday night and late in the third quarter, Texas A&M led 44-10. Stick around in the heat to watch one of the worst opening-season losses in UCLA history? No thanks. Those who did were rewarded greatly. UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen lived up to his lofty billing while leading the Bruins on five ...

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Vinyl comeback: Sony to produce records again after 28-year break

Czech businessman leads vinyl revival One of the world’s biggest record labels is going retro. Sony Music Entertainment said this week it will begin pressing vinyl records again, ending an almost three-decade hiatus. A dramatic increase in demand for vinyl music in recent years prompted the move, a Sony spokeswoman said. Interest is coming from younger customers who have never used records before as well as older fans, she added. Sony(SNE) — whose artists include Adele, Beyoncé and Daft Punk — ended production of vinyl in 1989 after CDs cornered ...

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Irving, James turn the tables on Celtics with comeback of their own

11:55 PM ET CLEVELAND – LeBron James claimed that some type of adversity would be necessary for the Cleveland Cavaliers to find their ultimate playoff success following an epic meltdown in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. Tuesday’s Game 4 against the Boston Celtics might have brought more adversity than even James bargained for. For the first time in his 14-year career — more than 1,200 games played in the regular season and playoffs combined — James picked up four first-half fouls, sending him to the bench midway through ...

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Warriors take Game 1 behind largest conference finals comeback in 15 years

9:54 PM ET OAKLAND, Calif. — A memorable 18-0 third-quarter run sparked by Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry — combined with the loss of San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, who re-aggravated his left ankle injury — produced a historic 113-111 comeback victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. The Warriors trailed by as many as 25 points and faced a 20-point deficit at the half on Sunday. According to ESPN Stats & Information research, it’s the largest comeback win in a conference finals game since 2002, ...

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After Kawhi Leonard limps off, Spurs fall to epic comeback in Golden State

11:53 PM ET OAKLAND, Calif. — Kawhi Leonard walked slowly and deliberately through the quiet loser’s locker room. No limp, no brace, no tape covering the sprained left ankle that buckled with 7 minutes, 53 seconds left in the third quarter of the San Antonio Spurs’ 113-111 loss Sunday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals to the Golden State Warriors. In fact, the All-Star forward never deviated from his normal, pigeon-toed gait on the way to the athletic training room. The only strangeness witnessed here is the fact ...

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LeBron James leads Cleveland to historic comeback win

2:51 AM ET INDIANAPOLIS — It was as rough of a first half as LeBron James has faced in his career, followed by as dramatic a comeback as the 70-year history of the NBA has ever seen. The Cleveland Cavaliers erased a 25-point halftime hole to beat the Indiana Pacers119-114 on Thursday and go up 3-0 in their first-round series. It was the largest halftime deficit overcome in the history of the NBA playoffs. Cleveland trailed by as many as 26 points early in the third quarter. The Cavs flipped ...

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Vince Young hires agent with eye on comeback

8:47 PM ET Former NFL quarterback Vince Young has hired agent Leigh Steinberg in an apparent attempt to reboot his football career. Steinberg announced that he signed Young, 33, in a Twitter post on Wednesday, declaring Young has a “dream of playing more football.” Young, the former star at Texas, has not played in an NFL regular-season game since 2011 and retired from football in 2014. #VinceYoung Welcome new client @VinceYoung10 who has dream of playing more football,being role model @Longhorn_FB@LonghornNetwork — Leigh Steinberg (@leighsteinberg) February 15, 2017 WELCOME NEW ...

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