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MLB: Astros beat Yankees 4-0 in Game 7, reach World Series

| | Oct 22 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

HOUSTON — Jose Altuve embraced Justin Verlander as confetti rained down. An improbable thought just a few years ago, the Houston Astros are headed to the World Series.

  1. | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 12:06am

    NORTON, Mass. — The victories keep piling up for Justin Thomas, and all that does is make him want more.

  2. | Posted: Sep 4 2017 - 12:05am

    HOUSTON — Authorities launched a controlled burn Sunday at a chemical plant damaged by Harvey, sending small flames and gray smoke into the sky, and said the highly unstable compounds that had exploded earlier needed to be neutralized.

  3. | Posted: Sep 4 2017 - 12:05am

    LOS ANGELES — UCLA practiced a fake spike last week, never imagining that it would cap off the biggest comeback in school history.

  4. | Posted: Sep 4 2017 - 12:05am

    The anticipation for week one of the college football season can only be surpassed by the overreactions to week one of the college football season.

  5. | Posted: Sep 4 2017 - 12:05am

    ASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Redskins placed Su’a Cravens on the exempt/left squad list Sunday, and his future is in doubt after teammates said the 22-year-old safety had to be talked out of retiring.

  6. | Posted: Sep 3 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — This was Roger Federer at his hard-to-beat best, so unlike the pair of uncomfortable five-setters he labored through to begin the U.S. Open.

  7. | Posted: Sep 2 2017 - 12:05am

    It is a well-accepted axiom in the NFL preseason that the key is not performance, it’s health.

  8. | Posted: Sep 2 2017 - 12:05am

    By the end of the season, most of the College Football Playoff contenders’ 12 or 13 games will seem, in retrospect, like insignificant and anonymous blowouts of weaker opposition. But a few games will prove defining for who was beaten, and where and how. These games will be crucial in deciding who gets in and who is left out of the four-team postseason.

  9. | Posted: Sep 1 2017 - 12:05am

    Many of us have reached that time of year and realization that most, if not all, of our New Year’s fitness resolutions have faded away. Somewhere along the line, our good intentions fell by the wayside.

  10. | Posted: Sep 1 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — A bad back prevented Roger Federer from getting ready for the U.S. Open the way he prefers to prepare for a Grand Slam tournament. And it’s showed so far.

  11. | Posted: Aug 31 2017 - 12:05am

    CLEVELAND — The blockbuster trade, delayed and in jeopardy of dying, is done: Kyrie Irving is headed to the Celtics, Isaiah Thomas is coming to the Cavaliers and the NBA can take a well-earned, late-summer break.

  12. | Posted: Aug 30 2017 - 12:05am

    OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. — A week in the Bahamas was just the break Dustin Johnson needed from driving fast and going nowhere.

  13. | Posted: Aug 30 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Giancarlo Stanton tied a major league record with his 18th home run in August, but Anthony Rendon had four RBIs and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 8-3 on Tuesday night.

  14. | Posted: Aug 30 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — Roger Federer already has dropped two more sets at the U.S. Open than he did during his entire two weeks en route to the title at Wimbledon.

  15. | Posted: Aug 30 2017 - 12:05am

    CLEVELAND — All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas believes he will fully recover from a right hip injury that has threatened to void his recent trade to Cleveland.