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The Humility and Ferocity of Roy Halladay

I never heard Roy Halladay raise his voice, never saw him lose even a sliver of his perpetual cool, never once saw doubt or fear in his eyes. His …

Roy Halladay

The Astros Achieve World Series Glory Thanks to Charlie Morton and a Little Community Spirit

LOS ANGELES — How do you measure strength, as in the capacity of Houston Strong? Material strength, for example, can be defined as the ability to …

Baseball

NFL loses big tax subsidy in GOP tax plan

Posted November 02, 2017 01:08 PM by Chris Pandolfo<p>Jeffrey T. Barnes | AP Photo<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print Images<p>It looks like Congress is taking steps to end …

Retirement

In year’s first College Football Playoff rankings, it’s Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame and Clemson

The eternal national question of Notre Dame, a question presumed less eternal after that program’s 4-8 hardship of 2016, reared its loud head again on Tuesday night. The Irish began the College Football Playoff rankings season at a loud No. 3 even as somehow, what happened at No. 1 might make more …

College Football

George Springer wins World Series MVP, ties record with five homers

LOS ANGELES -- Earlier in the World Series, Houston Astros center fielder George Springer talked about not letting the magnitude of playing in it …

Major League Baseball

Astros Win First World Series in Franchise History: Pictures

Houston

MLB offseason begins: 165 players become free agents

Now that the 2017 World Series has concluded, free agency season has officially began.<p>A total of 165 players became free agents. Teams had until 5 p.m. EST Monday to make $17.4 million qualfiying offers:<p><b>MORE COVERAGE</b><p>Team-by-team list:<p>***<p><b>BALTIMORE (10)</b> — DH/1B Pedro Alvarez; C Wellington Castillo, …

Jake Arrieta

Pizza Hut CEO says protesting NFL players haven't hurt his business as Trump donor Papa John's CEO blames them for decline

• <b>Pizza Hut executives say that controversy surrounding NFL players' protests during the national anthem hasn't affected sales.</b>• <b><br>Meanwhile, Papa John's CEO has blamed the league for decreased sales and slammed NFL leadership.</b>• <b><br>Delivery during live sporting events is crucial a sales driver for both pizza</b> …

Pizza Hut

Clayton Kershaw on World Series loss: 'Maybe one of these days I won’t fail'

Kershaw is getting tired of losing<p>For the first time in franchise history, the Houston Astros are World Series champions. The 'Stros edged out the …

Baseball

Hall of Famers Tony Perez, Andre Dawson leave Marlins organization amid pay, job disputes

Tony Perez and Andre Dawson have ended their association with the Miami Marlins, Perez told FanRag Sports on Saturday.<p>"They say they wanted us in the …

Derek Jeter

Seven-Year-Old Hailey Dawson Throws First Pitch at World Series Game 4 With 3D-Printed Hand

Seven-year-old Hailey Dawson wants to throw out a first pitch at all 30 MLB ballparks. She crossed another one off her list on Saturday.<p>Hailey was …

Major League Baseball

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Game 4 first pitch tossed by young girl with prosthetic hand

HOUSTON -- Seven-year-old Hailey Dawson, who was born without three fingers on her right hand, threw out the ceremonial first pitch with a 3-D …

Major League Baseball

Former MLB Player, Manager & Current TV Analyst Ray Knight Arrested

Photo via fox5dc.com<p><b>Name:</b> Ray Knight <b><br>Known For:</b> Former MLB Player, Manager & Current TV Analyst <b><br>Charge:</b> Misdemeanor Assault and Battery <b><br>Story:</b><p>Former MLB …

Baseball

NFL Arrest Statistics

NFL Arrest provides an interactive visualized database of National Football League player Arrests & Charges. Learn about your rival team's history …

Jerry Sandusky denied new trial on child sex abuse charges

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a lengthy sentence.<p>Judge John Foradora denied Sandusky's requests for a new trial or for …

Jerry Sandusky

President Trump Calls On NFL to Suspend Players Who Protest

President Donald Trump again criticized NFL players who protest during the national anthem Monday, saying that the league should suspend them for one …

Donald Trump

Walker: NFL Players Should Stop The 'Divisive Political Sideshow' Of Protests

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and instead speak out …

Domestic Violence

How Do Americans Feel About The NFL Protests? It Depends On How You Ask.

The debate over NFL player protests was reignited on Sunday when Vice President Mike Pence left an Indianapolis Colts game early after a number of …

Discrimination

Why Italy is racing to save the game of bocce

In the bars of small-town Italy, ageing bocce players are keeping the country's local dialects alive.<p>“Piia na cadreia e setat su a vardà.” Battista Valenti greeted me, but I didn’t understand a word he was saying. His Italian was harsher than what I’m used to; he stretched his syllables, which …

Italy

Why so many veterans go hungry — and VA’s new plan to fix it

When Greg Stegall left the Navy at 30 years old, he found himself utterly adrift: a single dad with no degree, no clear plans for the future and a short résumé in a down job market. Struggling to find work, Stegall put his son in a boarding school for poor children and asked his parents for money …

Poverty

Group calls for NFL boycott on Veterans Day – and already has 120,000 supporters

A Facebook group is calling for people to not watch or listen to NFL games on Veterans Day in a counterprotest to the players’ national anthem demonstrations.<p><b>How many are supporting this group?</b><p>The “Boycott the NFL” Facebook page has been “liked” by nearly 120,000, and is being followed by more than …

Veterans Day

Astros Eliminate Red Sox and Advance to ALCS: Pictures

Boston Red Sox

Yankees Pounce on Indians’ Errors and Send Series to Game 5

October baseball carries a distinct, rarefied atmosphere. Managerial decisions that are easily forgotten in June become enduring. Roles that are well defined in July are scrapped in service of the here and now. And crowds that might have one eye on the action in August are hanging on every …

Major League Baseball

Dodgers sweep rival Diamondbacks to advance to second straight NLCS

PHOENIX – Breaking down Game 3 of the National League Division Series between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field.<p>Dodgers 3, Diamondbacks 1: The Dodgers win the series 3-0.<p>***<p><b>The game:</b> The Dodgers earned their third trip to the NLCS in five years by completing a …

Baseball

Miami ended its losing streak against Florida State! Here’s what it means moving forward

If the Canes remain focused, they enter mid-October a title contender. But that’s quite an “if.”<p>It takes heroics to end a losing streak. A year ago, Miami scored a late touchdown to seemingly tie the game against Florida State and potentially force OT with a chance to end a six-game losing streak …

College Football

Lakers, Kings donating game proceeds to people affected by Las Vegas shooting

The Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings are "Vegas Strong."<p>The teams announced Friday that they, along with T-Mobile Arena, AEG, and MGM Resorts …

Las Vegas

Cleveland rallies to stun Yankees, takes commanding 2-0 ALDS lead

Yan Gomes singled home Austin Jackson from second base with none out in the 13th inning as the Cleveland Indians rallied from five runs down to stun the New York Yankees 9-8 Friday and snatch a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series.<p>Jackson drew a leadoff walk in the 13th from Dellin Betances and stole …

Major League Baseball

Rich Hill urges Dodgers teammates to 'bring the passion' during postseason

Twenty-four hours before Friday’s first pitch of the National League division series, there was a team meeting around the Dodger Stadium mound. All the Dodgers wore official gear, except for Clayton Kershaw, who stood in the back in baggy basketball shorts and a T-shirt.<p>After manager Dave Roberts …

Clayton Kershaw