Bum Phillips has died...ALCS resumes in Boston...Auto racing news...LPGA recap

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Associated Press

Posted on October 19, 2013 at 11:00 AM

Updated Saturday, Oct 19 at 11:32 AM

HOUSTON (AP) — Former NFL coach Bum Phillips has died. The 90-year old passed away at his ranch in Texas. He served as coach of the Houston Oilers between 1975 and 1980 and led the team to two AFC Championship games.

BOSTON (AP) — Game 6 in the American League Championship Series is tonight in Boston with the Red Sox leading the Tigers 3-2. If the Sox beat the Tigers, they will advance to the World Series. Should the Tigers win, a seventh and deciding game will be played Sunday in Boston.

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Qualifying is taking place today for Sunday's NASCAR race at Talladega Superspeedway. In the Chase for the championship standings, Matt Kenseth continues to lead by four points over Jimmie Johnson and 29 over Kevin Harvick

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — The IndyCar season comes to an end tonight at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. Drivers from Penske Racing took the top three spots with Will Power on the pole. Scott Dixon leads the standings with Helio Castroneves (EHL'-ee-oh cas-troh-NEHV'-us) second, 25 points back.

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The second round of the LPGA's HanaBank Championship in Korea is over. The lead is shared by two women, Anna Nordqvist (NORD'-kwist) of Sweden and Katherine Hull-Kirk of Australian, at 7-under-par.

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