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Mookie Betts and Christian Yelich Easily Win M.V.P. Awards Mookie Betts of the Boston Red Sox helped his team win the World Series and on Thursday was named the American League’s M.V.P. Houston Rockets ‘Parting Ways’ With Carmelo Anthony Carmelo Anthony is moving on from the Houston Rockets less than a month into his first season with the team. M.L.B. Extends TV Deal With Fox Sports Through 2028 Rob Manfred, the commissioner of Major League Baseball, was given a contract extension at the owners’ meetings this week. Talent. A Football Scholarship. Then Crushing Depression. N.F.L. Week 11 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread Patrick Mahomes of the Chiefs and Jared Goff of the Rams will lead their 9-1 teams into Monday night’s matchup.
Oddsmakers Predict High Scores and Blowouts in Football This Weekend Patrick Mahomes, No. 15, and the Chiefs are expected to rack up a lot of points against the Rams this week. Former Cowboys Linebacker Jeff Rohrer Is to Marry Partner Jeff Rohrer, who was drafted in the second round by the Dallas Cowboys in 1982, is the first known former or current National Football League player to be part of a same-sex marriage. He was a linebacker with the Cowboys from 1982-1987. Life in N.F.L. Purgatory Kasim Edebali worked out with other N.F.L. free agents and trainers at EXOS in Scottsdale, Ariz. England 3, United States 0: U.S., Still Treading Water, Loses to England at Wembley Christian Pulisic, right, with Jadon Sancho, played only his second game for the United States in the past year. A Hall of Famer in Exile: Larry Brown’s Italian Adventure
For Daniel Carcillo, the Fight Against the N.H.L. Goes On Daniel Carcillo said he would not accept the deal between the N.H.L. and several hundred retired hockey players who accused the league of hiding the dangers of repeated hits to the head. “It’s not acceptable,” he said. “Not in the slightest.” Jacob deGrom and Blake Snell Win Cy Young Awards Jacob deGrom won the National League Cy Young Award with a major league-low 1.70 E.R.A. Serena Williams Is GQ’s ‘Woman’ of the Year. Fans Ask: What’s With the Quotation Marks? Serena Williams at the French Open in June. Ms. Williams has often discussed struggles with sexism. Where Latino Roots and High School Football Merge for Glory Seahawks 27, Packers 24: Seahawks Seize Inside Track to Wild Card The Packers’ Kyler Fackrell dragged down the Seahawks’ Russell Wilson during the second half.
N.H.L. Roundup: Islanders Edge Rangers Behind Anthony Beauvillier’s Hat Trick The Islanders’ Anthony Beauvillier (18) after he scored in the first period against the Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist. ATP Tour Lays Out Plans for New Men’s Tennis Team Event On Thursday in London, the ATP tour announced a new team event called the ATP Cup, which will begin in 2020. On Soccer: Past and Present Collide at Wembley, England’s Spiritual, and Spiritless, Home A statue of Bobby Moore, the captain of England’s 1966 World Cup-winning team, stands sentry outside Wembley Stadium, a constant reminder of a different time, and a different Wembley. Magic 111, 76ers 106: Jimmy Butler Can’t Prevent Collapse in 76ers Debut Jimmy Butler immediately joined the starting lineup in Philadelphia’s game against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday.