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FILE - In this April 19, 2019, file photo, an athlete stands near a NCAA logo during a softball game in Beaumont, Texas. The NCAA is poised to take a significant step toward allowing college athletes to earn money without violating amateurism rules. The Board of Governors will be briefed Tuesday, Oct. 29 by administrators who have been examining whether it would be feasible to allow college athletes to profit of their names, images and likenesses. A California law set to take effect in 2023 would make it illegal for NCAA schools in the state to prevent athletes from signing personal endorsement deals. (AP Photo/Aaron M. Sprecher, File)
October 28, 2019 - 11:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NCAA is poised to take a significant step toward allowing college athletes to earn money off the fame they have gained by playing sports. The Board of Governors will be briefed Tuesday by administrators who have been examining whether it would be feasible to allow athletes to...
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October 28, 2019 - 10:39 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates' front-office overhaul is complete. The team said Monday it has fired general manager Neal Huntington, the third high-profile dismissal following a last-place finish in the NL Central. Pittsburgh parted with manager Clint Hurdle on the last day of the...
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October 28, 2019 - 10:28 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates' front-office overhaul is complete. The team said Monday it has fired general manager Neal Huntington, the third high-profile dismissal following a last-place finish in the NL Central. Pittsburgh parted with manager Clint Hurdle on the last day of the...
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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman watches his grand slam against the Washington Nationals during the seventh inning of Game 4 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 26, 2019 - 11:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 11:57 p.m. Houston and Washington are all even in a World Series that has been one big road show. Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning and grand slam in the seventh, and the...
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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman (2) celebrates after his grand slam against the Washington Nationals during the seventh inning of Game 4 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 26, 2019 - 11:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 11:17 p.m. The Houston Astros lead the Washington Nationals 8-1 after seven innings of Game 4 and the World Series is on its way to being tied 2-2. Alex Bregman's grand slam appeared to put the game out of reach. The...
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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman (2) celebrates after his grand slam against the Washington Nationals during the seventh inning of Game 4 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 26, 2019 - 10:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 10:38 p.m. Alex Bregman hit the 20th grand slam in World Series history, giving the Houston Astros an 8-1 lead over the Washington Nationals in Game 4. Bregman hit a deep drive just inside the left-field foul pole off...
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Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch takes the ball from relief pitcher Josh James during the sixth inning of Game 4 of the baseball World Series against the Washington Nationals Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 26, 2019 - 10:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 10:19 p.m. Juan Soto drove in the Nationals' first run with a groundout, but Washington wasted its best chance at a big inning in Game 4 against the Astros. Houston leads 4-1 after six innings. Astros manager AJ Hinch...
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Washington Nationals' Adam Eaton reacts after flying out during the third inning of Game 4 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 26, 2019 - 9:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 9:50 p.m. José Urquidy has retired the last nine batters he's faced for the Houston Astros, who lead the Washington Nationals 4-0 after five innings of Game 4. Urquidy has allowed two hits and thrown 66 pitches, 44 for...
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Houston Astros' Robinson Chirinos, right, celebrates his two-run home run with Carlos Correa during the fourth inning of Game 4 of the baseball World Series against the Washington Nationals Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 26, 2019 - 9:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 9:31 p.m. Robinson Chirinos homered for the second consecutive night, taking Patrick Corbin deep to left on a hanging slider to give the Houston Astros a 4-0 lead after four innings of Game 4. Chirinos is the only player...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Jose Urquidy throws during the first inning of Game 4 of the baseball World Series against the Washington Nationals Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Will Newton, Pool)
October 26, 2019 - 9:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 9:09 p.m. José Urquidy is looking less like an "opener" and more like a conventional starting pitcher for the Astros. Urquidy worked around a leadoff double from Yan Gomes to keep the Nationals scoreless through three...
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