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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:

Houston 7, N.Y. Yankees 1

Washington 115, Detroit 111
Boston 102, Philadelphia 92
Cleveland 116, Milwaukee 97
Charlotte 109, Atlanta 91
Portland 114, Indiana 96
Brooklyn 126, Orlando 121
Minnesota 100, Utah 97
Sacramento 93, Dallas 88
Golden State 128, New Orleans 120
L.A. Lakers 132, Phoenix 130

Vancouver 4, Buffalo 2
San Jose 3, New Jersey 0
Pittsburgh 4, Florida 3
OT Washington 4, Detroit 3
Winnipeg 4, Minnesota 3
Anaheim 6, Montreal 2

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Micah Malone(SOUTHWOOD, La.) -- One toddler has become the star of a Louisiana high school’s halftime show thanks to her dance moves.

Ollie Malone, 2, was captured on video dancing with Southwood High School's flag line and dance team in Shreveport during homecoming on Sept. 30.

The girl's mom, Micah Malone, is the coach for the high school's dance team, the Silver Spurs.

"These girls are head over heels for her," Malone told ABC News. "She stands with the girls and dances with them in the stands. This year, she started going down to the field because she's a little older."

Malone and her husband, Cody, are both teachers at Southwood High School.

Ollie has a uniform to match the Silver Spurs and dances with them at every home game, Malone said.

Ollie's dance moves went viral after her mom shared the video on Facebook of her dancing at homecoming.

"It just went crazy from there," Micah Malone said. "Overnight, it was at over a million views."

"We just have so much support at the school and we are a big family," she added.

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Thomas Northcut/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball made his long-awaited NBA debut against the crosstown rival Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night, but things did not play out as he hoped.

The Lakers lost 108-92, and Ball scored just three points on 1-of-6 shots. He also sat out the entire fourth quarter.

An unsatisfied Ball told reporters afterwards, "Obviously we wanted to do better, but I believe we're back on Sunday and hopefully it's a lot better."

Ball did add nine rebounds and four assists, and head coach Luke Walton had positive things to say about the rookie out of UCLA. In his postgame press conference, Walton said, "I thought he was good... it's such a feel thing for him that I think he was out there feeling it out."

Ball was the number two overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, and he played some productive games in the preseason before missing time with an injured ankle.

He drew a lot of attention this offseason, mostly due to his father LaVar's boastful claims about his three sons during numerous sports talk show appearances.

Ball was being guarded by new Clippers' point guard Patrick Beverley, who has long been one of the best defending guards in the NBA.

Beverley says he told Ball afterwards that he would not be the only point guard targeting Lonzo this year. Beverley told reporters that he spoke to Ball, telling him, "Due to all the riff-raff his dad brings, he's going to get a lot of people coming after him."

Ball and the Lakers visit the Phoenix Suns in their second game of the year on Friday. They meet the Clippers again on November 27.

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Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- For the first time since 1988, the Los Angeles Dodgers are going to the World Series.

Following a loss to the defending champion Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, Los Angeles dominated Game 5 11-1, winning the National League Championship series 4-1.

The Dodgers got the scoring started early, with an RBI double by first baseman Cody Bellinger in the top of the first inning off Cubs' starter Jose Quinatana, followed by a solo homer by Dodgers outfielder Enrique Hernandez, which was just the start of a speical night for him.

That would be all Dodger ace Clayton Kershaw needed, as he pitched six innings of one-run ball in the victory. His only mistake was a solo home run to the Cubs' Kris Bryant.

Hernandez added a grand slam in the third and a two-run home run in the ninth, giving him three home runs and seven RBIs in the game. The 26-year-old is the fourth player in MLB history with a three home run game in the league championsip series. Adam Kennedy was last to do so in the 2002 American League Championship series. He also tied a postseason record with his seven RBI performance, shared with four other players.

The N.L. pennant winners await the winner of the ALCS between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros. New York leads the series 3-2, with a chance to clinch with Game 6 in Houston Friday night.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:

L.A. Dodgers 11, Chi Cubs   1

Toronto 117, Chicago 100
Oklahoma City  105  N-Y Knicks    84
 L.A. Clippers  108  L.A. Lakers   92

Tampa Bay 2, Columbus 0
Boston 6, Vancouver 3
N.Y. Islanders 4  N.Y. Rangers 3; SO
Nashville 1, Philadelphia  0
New Jersey 5, Ottawa 4; OT
Edmonton 2, Chicago 1; OT
St. Louis 4, Colorado 3
Carolina 2, Calgary 1
Dallas 5, Arizona  4


(25) Memphis 42, Houston 38

Oakland 31, Kansas City 30

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33ft/iStock/Thinkstock(DETROIT) -- Former Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire will take over the reins of his former division rival, the Detroit Tigers, sources tell ESPN.

The news, first reported by The Athletic, would bring the veteran manager to the Motor City after spending this past season as a bench coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Gardenhire previously managed the Twins for 13 years, including six postseason berths, before being fired after the 2014 season.

Gardenhire, 59, would replace Brad Ausmus, who was informed that his contract wouldn't be renewed in September.

Detroit has traded away a number of talented veterans --including Justin Verlander, J.D. Martinez and Justin Upton -- this season as they enter something of a rebuild.

"As we transition the ballclub in a new direction, I feel it's best we have a new approach and a fresh start with the manager position," Tigers executive vice president of baseball operations and general manager Al Avila said in the announcement of Ausmus' departure.

Gardenhire had also interviewed for the vacant manager job with the Boston Red Sox.

In his 13 seasons in Minnesota, Gardenhire managed the Twins to a record of 1,08-1,038, won six division titles, and the 2010 American League Manager of the Year award.

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Photo by Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater returned to practice this week, and he says now that he expects to play this season.

The team has worked to ease the young quarterback back into action after he missed more than a year with a severe knee injury. Head coach Mike Zimmer said he wants to see Bridgewater demonstrate mobility and the ability to protect himself from defenders.

"It could be just completing a pass down the field or making a sudden movement in the pocket," Bridgewater said Thursday. "Just going to look for little things each day to do whatever I can to get  back to who I was before and even better."

Bridgewater dislocated his left knee and tore multiple ligaments -- including his ACL -- in a training camp injury 14 months ago. Thursday, he called his return to practice a "mini-milestone."

"I used it as motivation," he said. "I use that to tell myself, hey, 'I'm one step closer.'"

The quarterback is expected to remain on the team's Physically Unable to Perform list for about two weeks as part of the window the team is allowed to determine if he will be activated or moved to injured reserve.

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Thomas Northcut/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(BROOKLYN, N.Y.) -- Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin suffered a serious knee injury in his team's season opener on Wednesday and is expected to miss the remainder of the year.

Lin left the 140-131 loss to the Indiana Pacers after driving to the basket in the fourth quarter. Lin immediately grabbed his knee, and seemed to mouth the words "I'm done," before pounding the floor. Lin also appeared to cry in pain before Nets trainers got to him.

The team announced on Thursday that Lin had been diagnosed with a ruptured patellar tendon.

"Jeremy worked tremendously hard during the offseason and in training camp and was excited for the prospects of the team this season," Nets general manager Sean Marks said in a statement Thursday. "We feel awful that the injury will cost him the season, however our entire organization will be there to support Jeremy in every way possible throughout his recovery. Jeremy remains an important part of this team and will continue to contribute in a leadership role."

Lin scored 18 points before the injury.

In Lin's absence, the team is expected to turn to newly acquired D'Angelo Russell at the point guard position. Russell scored 30 points on Wednesday night.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:

N.Y. Yankees 5, Houston 0

Chicago Cubs 3, L.A. Dodgers 2

Indiana 140, Brooklyn 131
Orlando 116, Miami 109
Detroit 102, Charlotte 90
Washington 120, Philadelphia 115
Milwaukee 108, Boston 100
Memphis 103, New Orleans 91
Atlanta 117, Dallas 111
Utah 106, Denver 96
San Antonio 107, Minnesota 99
Houston 105, Sacramento 100
Portland 124, Phoenix 76

Toronto 6, Detroit 3
St. Louis 5, Chicago 2
L.A. Kings 5, Montreal 1

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Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(INDIANAPOLIS) -- The Indianapolis Colts will partially shut down quarterback Andrew Luck on Wednesday, General Manager Chris Ballard said, after a setback in his surgically-repaired right shoulder.

"The doctors and the trainers have decided to give him a cortisone shot to kind of take away some of the inflammation that's been happening," Ballard told reporters Wednesday. "He'll continue to rehab. We're just going to shut down the throwing right now to get this thing calmed back down."

Luck underwent surgery on the shoulder in January. He practiced for two days earlier this month, increasing his workload last week, before the setback.

Ballard didn't offer a timeline for when the team expects Luck can return to throwing, but said that the team didn't intend to place Luck on Injured Reserve.

Luck originally hurt the shoulder in Week 3 of 2015. He aggravated the injury in Week 2 of 2016 and missed all of the team's offseason workouts, training camp and preseason games.

In Luck's absence, the team has turned to Jacoby Brissett at quarterback.

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