Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT:
- NEW YORK - Hometown rookie Steven Matz tries to get the New York Mets even in the World Series when he starts Game 4 against Chris Young and the Kansas City Royals on Halloween night at Citi Field. Game starts 8:07 p.m.
- LEXINGTON, Ky. - Triple Crown champion American Pharoah tries to close out his career with a victory in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic before heading into retirement. Eight other races are on tap during the second day of the world championships.
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- GLASGOW, Scotland - Simone Biles can add to her medal stash on Saturday in the vault finals at the world gymnastics championships. Biles picked up her third all-around gold earlier in the week. Final starts 6:05 p.m.
- PHILADELPHIA - No. 21 Temple plays the first matchup of ranked teams in program history against No. 8 Notre Dame, which is trying to hand the Owls their first loss and stay in the College Football Playoff race.
- JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Southeastern Conference rivals Georgia and No. 11 Florida play for first place in the Eastern Division and the inside track to the league's title game in Atlanta.
- DURHAM, N.C. - Miami plays its first game under interim coach Larry Scott when the reeling Hurricanes visit No. 22 Duke, which has won four straight to remain atop the ACC's Coastal Division.
- MARTINSVILLE, Va. - The start of the third round of NASCAR's playoffs is like a new season for Brad Keselowski, one of eight drivers trying to make the final four. By Auto Racing Writer Jenna Fryer.
- NEW YORK - Kenya's Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany seek to defend their titles in Sunday's New York City Marathon.