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The Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 21st - 6:37pm

Miguel Angel Jimenez tied the course record with a 9-under 63 to win the rain-delayed Dominion Energy Charity Classic.

World Series in Houston a homecoming for Nats star Rendon

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:13pm

Anthony Rendon vividly remembers his one visit to the Astrodome as a child to see the Houston Astros and his beloved Killer B's.

The eyes have it: Scherzer embraces 2 different eye colors

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 21st - 6:11pm

Max Scherzer was taunted over his eyes as a kid. Now he treasures them.

Hot Cole, Astros face Scherzer, Nats in World Series opener

Ben Walker, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 21st - 5:18pm

Gerrit Cole rattles off the names of the pitching greats with ease, featuring the same command he shows with his vaunted four-seam fastball.

The Latest: Zimmerman recalls first time he saw Jose Altuve

The Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 21st - 4:59pm

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A capsule look at the World Series

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 2:31pm

three in Game 5 at home. Nationals rallied late on big hit by Soto to win wild-card game against Milwaukee and did it again in Game 5 of Division Series against NL-best Dodgers in Los Angeles. Rendon and Soto homered on consecutive pitches from three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw to tie score in eighth inning, then Kendrick hit grand slam in 10th for 7-3 victory. Nationals won a playoff series for first time since club moved to Washington and became first team in major league history to come back from three or more runs down twice in elimination games during same postseason. ... No such dramatics were necessary in NL Championship Series as Nationals completely shut down Cardinals and outscored them 20-6 for four-game sweep. Sánchez took no-hit bid into eighth inning of opener and Scherzer carried one into seventh the next day. Strasburg and Corbin each struck out 12 in final two games. Kendrick had big series at plate and was NLCS MVP. ... Team success is built mainly on strong starting rotation, which is among best in majors, led by Scherzer, Strasburg and Corbin. Those three all ranked in top 10 in NL in ERA, strikeouts and opponents' batting average. ... This is Nationals' first playoff appearance as a wild-card team. Became only third wild card to reach World Series since MLB went to 10-team playoff format in 2012. ... Martinez won his postseason debut as a manager in wild-card game against Milwaukee. Washington went 82-80 during his rookie season as a skipper in 2018. ... Martinez missed three games and part of a fourth because of a heart problem in September. He had a medical procedure and was back in the dugout a few days later.

Astros pick Verlander for Game 2, Greinke for Game 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 1:17pm

Justin Verlander will follow Gerrit Cole and start Game 2 of the World Series for Houston against Washington on Wednesday.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:47pm

Justin Thomas earned his 11th PGA Tour victory and his second in South Korea in three years with a final-round 5-under 67 in the CJ Cup.

MLB umpire Eric Cooper dies at 52; did playoffs 2 weeks ago

Ben Walker, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 20th - 6:39pm

MLB took those numbers into account in picking the crew, and Cooper had only three calls reversed all season.

Yankees need ace like Gerrit Cole as they pivot toward 2020

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 20th - 6:29pm

Gerrit Cole could be seeing a lot more of the New York Yankees real soon.

World Series throw-down: Astros, Nats relying on rotations

Ben Walker, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 20th - 4:52pm

all of them All-Star starters, still pitching at their peak.

Waiting game: Nationals get 6 days off before World Series

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 20th - 8:44am

Doing a little research ahead of the World Series, Washington Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier came across some numbers that made him feel OK about his team's long layoff.

Savages in the box go bust with slew of strikeouts

Stephen Hawkins, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 20th - 7:21am

A record-setting season by Savages in the Box ended with a string of strikeouts and another October bust for the New York Yankees.

Altuve's HR in 9th sends Astros to World Series over Yankees

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 20th - 12:02am

Jose Altuve, the 5-foot-6 driving force of Houston, delivered a swing that will play in Astros' highlights forever.

Houston Astros beat New York Yankees in 6 games to win AL pennant, will play Washington Nationals in World Series

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 10:17pm

Houston Astros beat New York Yankees in 6 games to win AL pennant, will play Washington Nationals in World Series.

Astros' Pressly hurts knee again on only pitch in Game 6

The Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 19th - 8:27pm

Houston Astros shutdown reliever Ryan Pressly hurt his right knee again when recording an out on the only pitch he threw in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series.

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The Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 19th - 6:39pm

The Tennessee Titans have activated first-round draft pick Jeffery Simmons, giving him a chance to make his NFL debut Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers.

Astros' Peacock, Yankees' Green to start Game 6 of ALCS

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 19th - 4:32pm

Brad Peacock is starting for the Houston Astros in Game 6 as they use a bullpen day to try to close out the AL Championship Series on Saturday night against a New York Yankees lineup again without slugger Giancarlo Stanton.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:01am

Jessica Korda shot a 6-under 66 in the third round, with eight birdies and two bogeys, to take a one-shot lead at the Buick LPGA Shanghai on Saturday.