Pujols follows 3-homer game with 0 for 4

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — No congratulatory phone call from Reggie Jackson waslikely for Albert Pujols after Game 4. Mr. October called the St. Louis Cardinals star following Game 3, whenPujols joined Jackson as the only living players to hit three home runs in aWorld Series game. A day later, Pujols was 0 for 4 Sunday night as the Cardinals managed justtwo hits and four balls out of the infield in a 4-0 loss to the Texas Rangers that left the World Series tied at two games apiece. “I got some good pitches to hit. I missed it,” Pujols said. “That’s partof the game. …
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PREVIEW-Soccer-Leaders Udinese write off title chances

MILAN, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Udinese sit proudly on top ofSerie A going into this week’s games yet coach FrancescoGuidolin is still more concerned about avoiding relegation thanwinning the title. Guidolin, whose side are unbeaten after seven games andvisit erratic Napoli on Wednesday (1845 GMT), wrote offUdinese’s title chances after their 3-0 home win over Novara onSunday sent them to the summit. “We can’t fight for the scudetto,” Guidolin, whose side have15 points and are the only unbeaten team in Serie A alongsideJuventus, told reporters. …
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Pujols hitless as Cards’ bats go silent

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals followedup their greatest World Series performance with one of their meekest. Pujols went hitless in four at-bats a day after hitting three home runs andthe Cardinals mustered only a pair of hits on their way to a 4-0 loss to the Texas Rangers that evened the series at 2 games each. The dropoff was stunning. After scoring a franchise Series-best 16 runs inGame 3, they didn’t even get anyone past second base in Game 4. “They worked us over,” manager Tony La Russa said. …
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Portuguese Football Results

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Results from the eighth round of Portugal’sfirst-division football league (home teams listed first): Friday’s Game Pacos Ferreira 2, Academica 0 Saturday’s Games Olhanense 1, Guimaraes 0 Beira Mar 0, Benfica 1 Sunday’s Games Maritimo 1, Setubal 0 Rio Ave 2, Leiria 0 FC Porto 5, Nacional 0 Braga 3, Feirense 0 Monday’s Game Sporting vs. Gil Vicente
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