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Chad Ochocinco changes his name ... again

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Chad Ochocinco changes his name ... again

From Comcast SportsNet
MIAMI (AP) -- Chad Ochocinco is officially no more. The Miami Dolphins wide receiver has changed his name back to the original Chad Johnson. Johnson legally changed his name Monday in an appearance at the Broward County Courthouse. The change he announced via Twitter quickly follows his July Fourth marriage to Evelyn Lozada of TV's "Basketball Wives" fame. Johnson was known as "Ochocinco" for the past four seasons. The name was a playful reference to the No. 85 he wore on his jersey. Johnson was a six-time Pro Bowl receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals. He signed a one-year deal with the Dolphins earlier this year after being cut by the New England Patriots. For his NFL career, Johnson has 766 receptions for 11,059 yards and 67 touchdowns.

Dodgers crush Cubs in Game 5 to reach 2017 World Series

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Dodgers crush Cubs in Game 5 to reach 2017 World Series

BOX SCORE

For the first time since 1988, the Dodgers are World Series bound. Behind three Kike Hernandez home runs and six innings from Clayton Kershaw, the October Classic is headed to Los Angeles. 

The Dodgers finished off the Cubs in Game 5 at Wrigley Field in dominant fashion with an 11-1 victory. 

Hernandez knocked in seven of those runs. The left fielder first hit a solo shot in the second inning, then a grand slam in the third inning and topped it off with a two-run shot in the ninth inning. 

The Dodgers totaled 16 hits in all in the beat down. 

Kershaw earned the win after allowing just one run and striking out five. The Dodgers will now face either the Astros or Yankees in the World Series. 

Marshawn Lynch ejected for pushing an official

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Marshawn Lynch ejected for pushing an official

ALAMEDA – Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was ejected from Thursday night’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs for making contact with an official.

He was on the sideline to start a 3rd-down-and-16 play in the second quarter, when a draw was called. Quarterback Derek Carr was stopped quickly, yet Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters delivered a late hit many Raiders didn’t appreciate.

A scuffle ensued, and Lynch ran on to the field to enter the fray. You can’t do that.

It seemed like he was getting between Raiders teammates and Peters, Lynch’s good friend and fellow Oakland native. He made contact with an official during the incident, and seemed to push him before realizing the man was wearing stripes.

He was ejected by rule and forced to leave the field immediately. Lynch will be fined $30,387 for making contact with an official and will possibly face a suspension.

The Raiders were granted a first down, but ultimately missed a field goal attempt.

Lynch wasn’t active on that drive or the series before, spending that time with his helmet off. The Chiefs were ahead 17-14 when Lynch was ejected. He had two carries for nine yards at the time.