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Chase Scene The Dodgers trailed the Mets 2--1 in the seventh inning last Saturday in Game 2 of the NL Division Series, with runners on the corners and one out, when L.A.'s Howie Kendrick hit a ground ball to second. Chase Utley tried to break up a double play, barreling into shortstop Ruben Tejada, fracturing Tejada's right fibula, as the game-tying run scored. After a review Utley was called safe because Tejada had failed to touch the base, and the Dodgers went on to win 5--2, evening the series. Upon further further review, by the commissioner's office, Utley was suspended for two games because his slide violated a rule designed to protect infielders. Utley appealed the ruling.
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Plenty Moore Maya Moore's buzzer-beating three-pointer gave the Lynx an 80--77 victory over Indiana in Game 3 of the WNBA finals on Oct. 9, in Indianapolis. Two nights later, despite Moore's 20 points, the Fever beat Minnesota 75--69 to tie the series.
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Esteemed Self The Cavaliers' LeBron James borrowed a cellphone to snap a selfie with fans in Cincinnati during a timeout in the second half of a preseason game against the Hawks on Oct. 7. Atlanta defeated Cleveland 98--96 as James had eight points, seven rebounds and five assists.