Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had one job in his third and final debate with Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton: break out.He needed to break out from the narrative that is fast enveloping his campaign — the way evening overtakes the late afternoon.He needed a breakout performance showing himself to be disciplined and knowledgeable enough to be president.And he needed to break through the lid that has settled atop his sizable base of strong supporters, containing that bloc at...
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Carlos Santana and Coco Crisp homered and rookie Ryan Merritt delivered shutdown pitching as Cleveland beat Toronto 3-0 to win the American League Championship Series in five games.The Indians are heading to the World Series for the first time since 1997 and will host the first two games. Cleveland last won a World Series in 1948.Mike Napoli's double off of Blue Jays starter Marco Estrada put Cleveland on top in the first inning. Estrada also gave up two home runs.Merritt gave up just two...
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