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Ric Flair to yell 'Play Ball' ahead of Game 7 in Houston

It’s the most exciting event in sports: a Game 7. And when there’s one in the offing, you bring out the big guns. The Houston Astros are pulling out all the stops for Saturday’s winner-take-all clash at Minute Maid Park against the New York Yankees. Prior to the game, wrestling legend Ric Flair will start the proceedings by yelling “Play ...

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Kawasaki keeps J-League title hopes alive with 3-0 win

TOKYO (AP) Kawasaki Frontale kept its J-league title hopes alive with a 3-0 win at Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Saturday. Shogo Taniguchi, Koji Miyoshi and Yu Kobayashi scored to put Kawasaki within two points of leader Kashima Antlers, which lost 3-2 to Yokohama F Marinos. With three rounds remaining, Kashima has 64 points and Kawasaki 62. Yokohama took advantage of a ...

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St. John’s Prep names baseball field after Pete Frates

DANVERS, Mass. (WHDH) — St. John’s Prep in Danvers has named its baseball field after alum Pete Frates, the inspiration of the Ice Bucket Challenge. Frates, who graduated from St. John’s Prep in 2003, played football, baseball and hockey for the school. He went on to play baseball at Boston College before he was diagnosed with ALS. The school officially ...

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Report: Nationals ask permission to interview Astros' Cora

After shaking up the offseason managerial circus with Friday’s dismissal of veteran skipper Dusty Baker, the Washington Nationals don’t appear to be wasting time in their search for a new manager. Washington has asked for permission to interview Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora – perhaps the most coveted managerial candidate on the … MLB | theScore PLEASE CLICK ON ...

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Goerges ends 6-year title wait with victory at Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW (AP) Julia Goerges ended her six-year wait for another WTA singles title Saturday with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Daria Kasatkina in the Kremlin Cup final. Goerges cruised to victory against her Russian opponent, who was ranked one place below her at 28th. The German swept the first five games of the first set before Kasatkina could even get ...

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St. John’s Prep names baseball field after Pete Frates

DANVERS, Mass. (WHDH) — St. John’s Prep in Danvers has named its baseball field after alum Pete Frates, the inspiration of the Ice Bucket Challenge. Frates, who graduated from St. John’s Prep in 2003, played football, baseball and hockey for the school. He went on to play baseball at Boston College before he was diagnosed with ALS. The school officially ...

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ALCS Game 6: Did Astros make right move bringing in closer Ken Giles vs. Yankees?

The Astroswon Game 6 of the ALCS, 7-1, Friday night in Houston’s Minute Maid Park. As is the case with every postseason game, we’ll be breaking down many angles (t<a href="https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/astros-crush-yankees-in-game-6-force-game-7-in-alcs-final-score-t… CBSSports.com MLB Headlines PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Argentina to open Russia's World Cup final venue in friendly

MOSCOW (AP) Argentina will travel to Russia to play the first game at Moscow’s newly renovated stadium for the 2018 World Cup final. The Argentine Football Association has confirmed the Luzhniki stadium will be the venue for its previously announced friendly with Russia on Nov. 11. The stadium, originally opened in 1956, has been transformed since it closed for the ...

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Venus ready for return WTA Finals

SINGAPORE (AP) Venus Williams returns to the year-end WTA Finals for the first time since reaching the 2009 final, and the fifth time overall, starting on Sunday in Singapore. Williams joins top-ranked Simona Halep of Romania, second-ranked Garbine Muguruza of Spain, third-ranked Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic, fourth-ranked Elina Svitolina of Ukraine, sixth-ranked Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, seventh-ranked Jelena Ostapenko ...

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