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In the National League Championship Series, the Houston Astros squeaked by the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 to even up the best-of-seven series at two games apiece.

And, in the American League Championship Series, it took 12 innings but the Boston Red Sox staved off elimination by defeating the New York Yankees 6-4. The Yankees still hold a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series, but the Red Sox win prevented enormous numbers of Bostonians from throwing themselves off the top of the John Hancock Building…

In Week Six of National Football League action…

San Diego 20
Atlanta 21

Miami 13
Buffalo 20

Washington 13
Chicago 10

Cincinnati 17
Cleveland 34

Green Bay 38
Detroit 10

Kansas City 16
Jacksonville 22

Seattle 20
New England 30

San Francisco 14
NY Jets 22

Carolina 8
Philadelphia 30

Houston 20
Tennessee 10

Denver 31
Oakland 3

Pittsburgh 24
Dallas 20

Minnesota 38
New Orleans 31
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