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Baseball has had a history of one-game playoffs dating to Cleveland's 8-3 victory over Boston at Fenway Park to win the 1948 American League pennant. A look back at five of the best.


PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pirates opted for depth at catcher while the San Francisco Giants lengthened their bullpen for Wednesday night's NL wild-card game.


SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Alex Smith arrived in San Francisco with the pressure of being the No. 1 overall draft pick.


PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis is waiting for that game when it all comes together.

So far, it hasn't happened.


DAVIE, Fla. (AP) LaMichael James took the proactive approach with the Dolphins in order to get a chance at a fresh start in the NFL.