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FIFA President Gianni Infantino, arrives at the Pyongyang Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Infantino arrived in Pyongyang on the day that North Korean and South Korean teams are set to play a World Cup qualifier match in the North’s capital. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
October 24, 2019 - 3:51 am
FIFA selected China as host of the inaugural edition of the expanded Club World Cup in 2021 but delayed a decision on how the 24 slots for the tournament will be distributed. A proposal on how many teams would qualify from the six confederations was shared with FIFA Council members for approval at...
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Washington Nationals' Juan Soto celebrates with Ryan Zimmerman after scoring on a hit by Asdrubal Cabrera during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 23, 2019 - 11:54 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The Washington Nationals are three outs away from a 2-0 lead in the World Series before even playing a game at home. Adam Eaton pulled a deep two-run homer down the right field line in the eighth inning, and Asdrúbal...
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Washington Nationals' Juan Soto celebrates with Ryan Zimmerman after scoring on a hit by Asdrubal Cabrera during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 23, 2019 - 11:28 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 10:21 p.m. Things only got worse for the Astros after Justin Verlander left. Verlander gave up Kurt Suzuki's tiebreaking homer to lead off the seventh and was done after walking Victor Robles. In came reliever Ryan Pressly, whose...
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Washington Nationals' Kurt Suzuki is congratulated after hitting a home run during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 23, 2019 - 10:58 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Justin Verlander is done two batters into the seventh inning, and the Houston Astros ace won't get his first World Series victory. The right-hander departed Game 2 with the Astros down 3-2 to the Nationals, who are looking...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander laughs after trying to make a play on a ball hit by Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 23, 2019 - 10:14 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Game 2 of the World Series remains tied at 2-2 after five innings — like it has been since both teams scored in the first. Even while getting runners on base every inning, the Nationals have gotten only one of them past...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning of Game 2 of the baseball World Series Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 23, 2019 - 9:48 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 8:41 p.m. Justin Verlander and Stephen Strasburg both have settled in nicely through four innings. They haven't given up a lot since each gave up two runs in the first. Aiming for his first World Series win, Verlander at least ensured...
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Fans watch batting practice before Game 2 of the baseball World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
October 23, 2019 - 9:29 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Houston threatened in the third inning, putting runners at the corners. Shortstop Trea Turner bobbled and then bounced his throw to first for an error on José Altuve's two-out grounder and Michael Brantley singled to right...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws during the first inning of Game 2 of the baseball World Series against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 23, 2019 - 8:58 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Justin Verlander has become the first pitcher with 200 career strikeouts in the postseason. The Houston Astros starter has four strikeouts through the first two innings against the Nationals, and the game is tied at 2-2...
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Hank Aaron poses for a picture with Frank Thomas, Christian Yelich, David Ortiz, Jose Altuve, Craig Biggio and MLB Commissioner Robert D. Manfred Jr. before Game 2 of the baseball World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 23, 2019 - 8:50 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels and Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers are both second-time winners of the Hank Aaron Awards that recognize the most outstanding offensive performer in each league. Yelich took...
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Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon hits a two-run scoring double during the first inning of Game 2 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 23, 2019 - 8:40 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 7:34 p.m. Game 2 is off to a flying start. Anthony Rendon got things going, putting the Nationals ahead with a two-run double high off the left field wall against Justin Verlander. Alex Bregman then tied it in the bottom of the first...
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