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Barack Obama AND George W. Bush recently joined the same golf club

Houston Astros owner Jim Crane confirmed on Wednesday that former President Barack Obama played golf with Tiger Woods over the weekend at the Floridian. If anyone should know, it's Crane, who owns the private club in Palm City, Fla., and was a member of the star-studded foursome. But Crane also …

Golf

Gerrit Cole takes veiled shot at Pirates during introduction with Astros

Gerrit Cole didn’t show any nostalgia for the Pirates on Wednesday when he was introduced for the first time as a member of the Houston ...

Baseball

Rangers unlikely to add top free agent, GM suggests

While Yu Darvish is keeping reporters in the loop on his potential suitors, Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels downplayed the notion that his club will add …

Sports

Josh Harrison: 'Perhaps it would be better for all involved' if Pirates trade me, too

Pirates infielder Josh Harrison, in response to Pittsburgh's recent trades of Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole, said he also would prefer to be …

Baseball

Cole Excited To Join Verlander, Keuchel On Astros Staff

<b>HOUSTON (AP)</b> — Gerrit Cole is joining a rotation filled with aces.<p>“I was just tremendously excited,” Cole said Wednesday, four days after the Houston …

Baseball

Should George Springer Win His Arbitration Hearing?

Arbitration deadline day came and went at the end of last week. Josh Donaldson set an all-time arbitration record with his $23 million salary, while …

Baseball

Astros: Which prospects could figure into the 2018 season

MIAMI, FL - JULY 09: Kyle Tucker #30 of the Houston Astros and the U.S. Team grounds out in the first inning against the World Team during the …

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Pirates sign low-level 1B/OF to minors deal

Pirates Prospects is reporting (sub. req’d) that the Pirates have signed 1B/OF Connor MacDonald to a minor league contract. MacDonald, who’ll be 22 …

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Is Astros Vs Yankees The AL's New Best Rivalry?

Are the <b>Houston Astros</b> and <b>New York Yankees</b> the next big rivalry in the American League?<p>They’re certainly on that collision course, though both the …

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Houston Astros Prove Why They’re Better Than Yankees With Gerrit Cole Trade [Opinion]

As reported by <i>ESPN</i>, the Houston Astros acquired pitcher Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday night and may have stamped their second …

Baseball

Kate Upton Shares Behind The Scenes Photos From Lingerie Shoot

<b>HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 14: Model Kate Upton looks on during game two of the American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and the New</b> …

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Report: Blue Jays sign Curtis Granderson to one-year deal

Free-agent outfielder Curtis Granderson in agreement with #BlueJays on one-year, $5M contract, sources tell The Athletic. Deal also includes …

Curtis Granderson

Alex Bregman: 'I want to make an impact'

Brady Columbus is held by his godfather, Alex Bregman, Houston Astros third baseman, during a press conference for Bregman’s new organization, AB for …

Autism

World Series champ, ABQ native donates to children with autism

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Alex Bregman, a newly crowned World Series champion on the field, is proving that he is also a champion for his hometown.The …

Alex Bregman

Report: Darvish met with Dodgers last week

Free-agent right-hander Yu Darvish essentially confirmed Wednesday five of the six clubs still in the running for his services, acknowledging on …

Baseball

The LA Angels are still second fiddle in AL West

HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 24: Jose Altuve<p>The LA Angels have been the winners of the offseason. They added a handful of players that will be significant …

Baseball

Post-Hype Player to Watch: Tony Kemp, IF/OF, Houston Astros

The Houston Astros are really good. Duh, they just won the World Series. They followed a championship formula on their way to a, well, championship, …

Justin Verlander

Astros: A conspiracy theory how Jay Bruce changed the Gerrit Cole trade

CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 26: Gerrit Cole #45 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches in the second inning of a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great …

Baseball

Houston Marathon 2018 Results: Men's and Women's Top Finishers

Nobody ran faster than Bazu Worku and Biruktayit Degefa in Houston on Sunday.<p>The two runners, who are both from Ethiopia, paced the men's and women's fields during the 2018 Houston Marathon. Worku won the men's side with a time of two hours, eight minutes and 30 seconds, while Degefa finished at …

Olympics

The Astros Might Be the Perfect Team for Gerrit Cole

After a couple false starts earlier in the week, the Houston Astros finally acquired right-hander Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates last night. …

Baseball

Mariners Moose Tracks, 1/14/18: Sammy Sosa, the Astros, and Keith Jackson

Nothing says Sunday morning like a fresh selection of links. Enjoy!<p>In Mariners News...<p>Read about Jerry!<p>.@CespedesBBQ breaks down Jerry Dipoto, the GM …

Addison Reed

Gerrit Cole traded to the Houston Astros

Doing some research on the 2018 baseballs. Wonder how they’re going to affect slider spin and homers this year. pic.twitter.com/qtNb1TKrfU<p>— Trevor …

Gerrit Cole

MLB prospect expert weighs in on Pirates' haul for Cole - CBSSports.com

Christopher Crawford checks in on what the Pirates got in return for their ace<p>Earlier on Saturday, the Houston Astros and Pittsburgh Pirates struck a …

Baseball

Hard To Make Sense Of Pirates End Of The Gerrit Cole Trade

The good teams in the American League keep getting better at the expense of National League teams that seem to have other things on their minds …

Baseball

Report: Astros land Cole in deal with Pirates

Second time's the charm.<p>The Pittsburgh Pirates have reportedly agreed to a trade to send ace pitcher Gerrit Cole to the Houston Astros in exchange …

Sports

Poll: After Cole trade, will Pirates deal McCutchen before spring?

This could be the beginning of a whole new era in the Steel City.<p>On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Pirates struck a deal to send right-hander Gerrit Cole …

Sports

Texas Rangers: Looking (way) ahead: Concessions we want to see at the Rangers' new ballpark in 2020 | SportsDay

Looking (way) ahead: Concessions we want to see at the Rangers' new ballpark in 2020<p>This Story is About...<p>Opening day 2020 will be here before you …

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Darvish corrects himself on Twitter, says Yankees did make offer

Yu Darvish appears to just be confusing himself now.<p>Hours after tweeting the New York Yankees had not made him a contract offer, the free-agent …

Sports

Report: Cubs have spoken to Pirates about Cole

The Houston Astros and New York Yankees have been the most discussed suitors for Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole but it appears one other …

Sports

Astros beef up rotation, acquire Brandon Crawford's brother-in-law

The World Series champion Houston Astros just got a little bit stronger.<p>The Pirates have traded ace Gerrit Cole to the Astros for a package of four …

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