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John Healy
October 27, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Houston Astros owner Jim Crane wrote a personal letter of apology to Sports Illustrated reporter Stephanie Apstein after the organization initially attacked her credibility for a story involving a clubhouse incident between now former assistant GM Brandon Taubman and three female reporters. Apstein...
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Fans watch during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the baseball World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston.
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Associated Press
October 27, 2019 - 1:51 pm
"But there's no question about it, they're dragging on a little too long."
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole throws during the first inning of Game 1 of the baseball World Series against the Washington Nationals Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, in Houston.
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Associated Press
October 27, 2019 - 10:08 am
"We expected them to punch back," Nationals shortstop Trea Turner said, "and they did."
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Brian Tinsman
October 27, 2019 - 4:55 am
On Sunday, Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer will take the ball in what could be the biggest game of his career. Instead of pitching for a championship, Scherzer will instead be tasked with stopping the bleeding against a team that has outscored the Nats 12-2 in D.C. His team is in freefall...
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Associated Press
October 27, 2019 - 12:15 am
Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning and a grand slam in the seventh, and the resurgent Astros routed the Nationals 8-1 Saturday night to tie the Series at two games apiece.
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President George W. Bush throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the Washington Nationals home opener in Washington. The Nationals play the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first regular season baseball game in Washington in 34 years.
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Associated Press
October 26, 2019 - 9:53 am
President Donald Trump's plan to attend Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday will continue a rich tradition of intertwining the American presidency with America's pastime.
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John Healy
October 26, 2019 - 9:13 am
The Houston Astros were not going to go down quietly. After the Washington Nationals shockingly took the first two games of the series in Houston against Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander, the Astros made their mark in Game 3 Friday night with a 4-1 win to cut Washington's lead to 2-1. Zack Greinke...
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David Chirinos, 12, son of Houston Astros catcher Robinson Chirinos plays catch in the outfield before Game 3 of the baseball World Series against the Washington Nationals Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Washington.
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Associated Press
October 26, 2019 - 7:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After Robinson Chirinos yanked a line drive off the foul pole in left field to give the Houston Astros a 4-1 lead in Game 3 of the World Series against the Washington Nationals, he huddled with his 12-year-old son, David, in the clubhouse. "I came inside and he was waiting for me...
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Houston Astros right fielder George Springer celebrates their teams win against the Washington Nationals in Game 3 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Washington. The Astros won 4-1.
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Associated Press
October 26, 2019 - 7:24 am
Houston can even things up in Game 4 on Saturday night at Nationals Park.
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Associated Press
October 25, 2019 - 10:44 pm
Our history is contained in our games. Big league baseball, NFL football and NBA basketball — the holy trinity of American athletics — each grew to maturity during different periods in the nation’s history. And each emerged in an era that reflects the place it came to occupy in the culture.
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