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Nationals win World Series Game 1 against Astros

Nationals win World Series Game 1 against Astros

miflippo/iStock(HOUSTON) — The Washington Nationals are one step closer to winning their first World Series title thanks to left fielder Juan Soto.The 20-year-old hit a home run in the 4th inning of Monday night’s World Series Game 1 against the Houston Astros to tie the game. Soto later smashed a two-run double to help the…

Scoreboard roundup — 10/22/19

Scoreboard roundup — 10/22/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYOFFSWashington 5, Houston 4NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONToronto 130, New Orleans 122 — OTLA Clippers 112, LA Lakers 102NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBoston 4, Toronto 2Florida 4, Pittsburgh 2Arizona 3, NY Rangers 2 — OTBuffalo 4, San Jose 3 — OTVancouver 5, Detroit 2Minnesota 3, Edmonton…

NFL receiver Sterling Shepard on concussions, kids playing football

NFL receiver Sterling Shepard on concussions, kids playing football

Allen Kee/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard is recovering from his second concussion of the season, but is hopeful he will see the field again in 2019.”I’m feeling great,” the Giant told ABC Audio, while volunteering for Make A Difference Day. A father himself, Shepard was helping Pampers fulfill its…

Aries Susanti Rahayu breaks world record in speed climbing

Aries Susanti Rahayu breaks world record in speed climbing

Tempura/iStock(XIAMEN, China) — Indonesian athlete Aries Susanti Rahayu set a new world record for women in speed climbing this weekend, climbing up a 49-foot wall in under seven seconds.Rahayu, 24, scurried up the climbing wall at a Climbing World Cup competition in Xiamen, China, reaching the top in 6.99 seconds — beating out the previous…

Report: Patriots get Mohamed Sanu from Falcons in exchange for draft pick

Report: Patriots get Mohamed Sanu from Falcons in exchange for draft pick

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(FOXBOROUGH, Mass.) — The New England Patriots have reportedly added a veteran wide receiver to their roster.Citing league sources, ESPN reports the team has acquired Mohamed Sanu from the Atlanta Falcons. In exchange for the 30-year-old wide receiver, the Falcons received a second-round draft pick.Sanu seemed to hint at the trade,…

Four-time cancer survivor sees dream come true, plays in college football game

Four-time cancer survivor sees dream come true, plays in college football game

33ft/iStock(ST. PAUL, Minn.) — After his cancer diagnosis in high school, Casey O’Brien had been told that his football career was over. O’Brien, of St. Paul, Minnesota, had spent his entire childhood playing different sports, including football, but then he got a pain in his left knee that would not go away, he said during…