Nats Take World Series Game 1; Clippers Win Round 1 in Battle for L.A.

The Nationals, behind 20-year-old rising star Juan Soto, surprised the Astros and their ace Gerrit Cole to grab a key road victory in the World Series opener. Justin Verlander faces Stephen Strasburg in Game 2 tonight. The Clippers beat the Lakers, 112-102, at a Staples Center that was divided between fans of the intracity rivals. The NBA season shifts into high gear today with 11 games on the schedule.

    Nats Take World Series Game 1; Clippers Win Round 1 in Battle for L.A.

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