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Astros home to Dodgers...Good college series is set...Steelers lose cornerback...NASCAR qualifying

By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 21, 2015 at 1:51 p.m.



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HOUSTON (AP) — A marquee matchup tonight in major league baseball will take place in Houston as the Astros face the Dodgers. Houston starts the night with a 2 ½-game lead over the Angels in the American League West while the Dodgers by the Giants by the same margin in the National West.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Two powerhouse college programs are set to start a six-game series of games in basketball and football. Indiana and Louisville have announced plans to meet in three football and three basketball games. The first basketball game will be Dec. 31, 2016 while the first football game won't be until September of 2023.

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have lost rookie cornerback Senquez Golson for an indefinite period of time as he has undergone shoulder surgery. The second-round pick out of Mississippi has been on the physically unable to perform list since training camp began nearly four weeks ago.

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Sprint Cup qualifying is on the NASCAR agenda today for Saturday night's race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The winner of this race a year ago was Joey Logano, who stands in second place in the overall driver standings this year with 48 points less than Kevin Harvick.

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tom Hoge has the early second-round lead at the PGA's Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina. Following an opening-round 62 he shot a second-round 3-under-67. That gives him a one-shot lead over Davis Love III, who will enter weekend play at 10-under.

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