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Hinch: Springer made ‘honest mistake’ on double

HOUSTON -- George Springer set a World Series record in Game 1 with a home run in his fifth consecutive World Series game, but in the wake of the Houston Astros' 5-4 loss to the Washington Nationals, Springer's failure...

MLB looking into longtime umpire Drake’s tweet

Longtime major league umpire Rob Drake tweeted that he planned to buy an assault rifle "because if you impeach MY PRESIDENT this way, YOU WILL HAVE ANOTHER CIVAL WAR!!! #MAGA2020", according to a copy of the tweet obtained by...

World Series TV audience plummets for Game 1

The World Series opener between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros narrowly averted setting a record low.Washington's 5-4 victory Tuesday night averaged 12,194,000 television viewers, according to national numbers from Nielsen. That edges the 12,191,000 who tuned in for...

The slow demise of the League of Legends Master Series

BERLIN -- For the past few years the League of Legends Master Series, consisting of teams from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, has been in purgatory. As soon as a year after it was established in 2015, rumors of...

Gen.G, Kentucky agree to esports partnership

Gen.G and the University of Kentucky have agreed to a partnership that will aid the school in building an esports program that goes beyond typical gaming competition.Editor's PicksKarma, Enable join Seattle CoD franchiseGesture, Profit leave London Spitfire1 RelatedThe university...

Trout, Yelich honored with Hank Aaron Award

HOUSTON -- After swatting a combined 89 home runs this season, Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels and Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers have been named the recipients of this year's Hank Aaron Award, MLB announced Wednesday.Trout,...

Federer eases past Albot into Swiss Indoors quarterfinals

Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty ImagesRoger Federer eased to a 6-0, 6-3 win over 49th-ranked Radu Albot in the second round of the Swiss Indoors on Wednesday.The top-seeded Federer had to save two break points in the first set on...

For Cubs, David Ross a bridge between past and future

Rich Graessle/Icon SportswireCHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs' hiring of David Ross to be their next manager comes down to one thing: Trust.As the team looks to begin anew after missing the playoffs for the first time in five years,...

Solskjaer admits admiration for Kane

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he admires Harry Kane's ability to 'finish half a chance' following Roy Keane's claim that Manchester United should sign the Tottenham forward.Former United captain Keane, speaking after Sunday's 1-1 draw against Liverpool at Old...