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Nationals win World Series Game 1 against Astros

miflippo/iStock(HOUSTON) — The Washington Nationals are one step closer to winning their first World Series title thanks to left fielder Juan Soto.The 20-year-old hit a home run in the 4th inning of Monday night’s World Series Game 1 against the Houston Astros to tie the game. Soto later smashed a two-run double to help the…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 10/22/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYOFFSWashington 5, Houston 4NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONToronto 130, New Orleans 122 — OTLA Clippers 112, LA Lakers 102NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBoston 4, Toronto 2Florida 4, Pittsburgh 2Arizona 3, NY Rangers 2 — OTBuffalo 4, San Jose 3 — OTVancouver 5, Detroit 2Minnesota 3, Edmonton…read more »

Houston Astros apologize after Sports Illustrated describes ‘frightening’ outburst toward female reporters by executive

iStock(NEW YORK) — The Houston Astros have issued an apology after one of its executives reportedly made a “frightening” outburst toward three female reporters while celebrating the team making it to the World Series.The controversy surrounded closer Roberto Osuna, who the Astros acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays last season while he was under a…read more »

NFL receiver Sterling Shepard on concussions, kids playing football

Allen Kee/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard is recovering from his second concussion of the season, but is hopeful he will see the field again in 2019.”I’m feeling great,” the Giant told ABC Audio, while volunteering for Make A Difference Day. A father himself, Shepard was helping Pampers fulfill its…read more »

Aries Susanti Rahayu breaks world record in speed climbing

Tempura/iStock(XIAMEN, China) — Indonesian athlete Aries Susanti Rahayu set a new world record for women in speed climbing this weekend, climbing up a 49-foot wall in under seven seconds.Rahayu, 24, scurried up the climbing wall at a Climbing World Cup competition in Xiamen, China, reaching the top in 6.99 seconds — beating out the previous…read more »

Report: Patriots get Mohamed Sanu from Falcons in exchange for draft pick

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(FOXBOROUGH, Mass.) — The New England Patriots have reportedly added a veteran wide receiver to their roster.Citing league sources, ESPN reports the team has acquired Mohamed Sanu from the Atlanta Falcons. In exchange for the 30-year-old wide receiver, the Falcons received a second-round draft pick.Sanu seemed to hint at the trade,…read more »

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