MLB World Series

FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates starter Gerrit Cole pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit. The Houston Astros have boosted their rotation with another big arm, acquiring Cole from the Pirates in a five-player trade. The deal was announced Saturday, Jan. 13. The Pirates got right-handers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz, third baseman Colin Moran and outfielder Jason Martin for their ace. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)
January 13, 2018 - 8:24 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros already had two Cy Young winners on their staff. They're hoping Gerrit Cole can make it three. The World Series champions boosted their rotation with another big arm, acquiring Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a five-player trade Saturday. The Pirates got right-...
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FILE - In this photo taken Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan reacts after losing Super Bowl 51 as the screen flashes New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and confetti flies in Houston. The Falcons' biggest disappointment was their blowing of a 25-point lead in last year's Super Bowl. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
January 12, 2018 - 7:13 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — It was a question that came up again this week when Atlanta played host to Georgia's overtime loss to Alabama in the national championship game , complete with the squandering of a double-digit lead. Is this the worst sports city in America ? Turns out, the A-T-L has some stiff...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
___ Oct. 26 — Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov became the seventh set of teammates in NHL history to start the season with point streaks of at least 11 games, leading surging Tampa Bay past Detroit 3-2. Kucherov got his 12th goal in the first period, and setup Stamkos' power-play goal from the...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
___ Oct. 1 — Frankie Dettori won an unprecedented fifth Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe as Enable capped a memorable season. Enable, the 10-11 favorite, led for most of Europe's richest horse race to claim her fifth consecutive victory after wins in the Epsom Oaks, the Irish Oaks, the King George VI...
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This image provided by Sports Illustrated shows the cover for the December issue of the magazine, featuring Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, left, and Houston Texans' J.J. Watt. On Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, the two were honored by Sports Illustrated when they were given the magazine’s prestigious Sportsperson of the Year award. (Sports Illustrated via AP)
December 05, 2017 - 1:56 am
HOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt raised more than $37 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and Jose Altuve led the Houston Astros to their first World Series title, both giving hope to the city as it picked up the pieces from the devastating storm. On Monday night the two were honored by Sports...
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This image provided by Sports Illustrated shows the cover for the December issue of the magazine, featuring Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, left, and Houston Texans' J.J. Watt. On Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, the two were honored by Sports Illustrated when they were given the magazine’s prestigious Sportsperson of the Year award. (Sports Illustrated via AP)
December 05, 2017 - 12:32 am
HOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt raised more than $37 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and Jose Altuve led the Houston Astros to their first World Series title, both giving hope to the city as it picked up the pieces from the devastating storm. On Monday night the two were honored by Sports...
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November 30, 2017 - 3:54 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Versatile right-hander Yusmeiro Petit agreed to a $10 million, two-year contract with the Oakland Athletics, a deal that is pending a physical. His agent, Rafael Godoy, confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on Thursday. Godoy said by phone he was working to schedule...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2016, file photo, New York Yankees' Carlos Beltran watches his two-run home run off Minnesota Twins pitcher Pat Dean in the first inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis. Beltran has interviewed to become manager of the New York Yankees, four weeks after the final game of his 20-year major league career. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
November 29, 2017 - 7:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Exactly four weeks after winning his first World Series title on his final day as a major league player, Carlos Beltran walked into Yankee Stadium for his interview to become New York's manager. "I never thought that this moment was going to come this soon after retirement," he said...
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November 27, 2017 - 7:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The value of a full postseason share on the World Series champion Houston Astros was worth a record $438,902 this year. The previous mark was $388,606 for the 2014 San Francisco Giants. A full share declined to $370,069 for the 2015 Kansas City Royals and $368,872 for the 2016...
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Hal Steinbrenner, second from left, principal owner, managing general partner and co-chairman of the New York Yankees, talks with reporters at the annual MLB baseball general managers' meetings, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
November 15, 2017 - 8:06 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Not even a World Series title would have saved Joe Girardi's job managing the New York Yankees. Owner Hal Steinbrenner revealed the decision to end Girardi's tenure after a decade had long been discussed before the move was announced Oct. 26, five days after the season-ending...
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