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•  The Philadelphia Phillies yesterday earned the National League pennant with a 4-3 win over the San Diego Padres, taking the best-of-seven National League Championship Series four games to one.

And, in the American League Championship Series, the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 6-5, completing a four game sweep.

The Phillies and the Astros now will meet in the World Series, starting Friday, October 28.


•  In Week Seven of National Football League action…

Cleveland Browns 20, Baltimore Ravens 23

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3, Carolina Panthers 21

Atlanta Falcons 17, Cincinnati Bengals 35

Detroit Lions 6, Dallas Cowboys 24

New York Giants 23, Jacksonville Jaguars 17

Green Bay Packers 21, Washington Commanders 23

Indianapolis Colts 10, Tennessee Titans 19

Houston Texans 20, Las Vegas Raiders 38

New York Jets 16, Denver Broncos 9

Kansas City Chiefs 44, San Francisco 49ers 23

Seattle Seahawks 37, Los Angeles Chargers 23

Pittsburgh Steelers 10, Miami Dolphins 16