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Mike Elias

Orioles Hire Mike Elias from Astros As Executive VP, GM

BALTIMORE — Astros assistant general manager Mike Elias was hired Friday to rebuild the Baltimore Orioles, who traded many of their star players last season before finishing with the worst record in the majors.

Mexico City

Mexicans Disappointed with NFL Decision to Move Chiefs-Rams

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The NFL*s decision to move the regular-season game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams due to the poor condition of the turf at Azteca Stadium has left many Mexicans disappointed, angered and wondering how it will affect the relationship with the league for the future.

College Basketball

Bilas: College Basketball Players Will One Day Be Paid

College basketball analyst Jay Bilas believes players will eventually be paid, and tells PodcastOne Sports Now that he’s not sure top players will forgo a year on the big stage in college to play in the NBA’s developmental league.

Trump Staubach

Trump Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to Roger Staubach, Others

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced his first recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and they include the wife of a major Republican Party donor, the longest-serving Republican senator in U.S. history, Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth.

Air Force

Air Force Academy Falcon Injured in Prank at West Point

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — An Air Force falcon injured at West Point during a prank Saturday before the annual rivalry football game between the service academies is back home and showing signs of improvement.

World Series

Red Sox Beat Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 to Win World Series Title

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Boston Red Sox won their fourth World Series championship in 15 years, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 Sunday night behind David Price’s pitching and Steve Pearce’s power.

Dodgers

Back by the Beach, Dodgers Look to Get Hot in World Series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Palm trees! Shorts! Sunglasses! While the World Series isn’t quite a trip to the beach, the Boston Red Sox anticipate staying hot in balmy California, and the Los Angeles Dodgers hope a warm welcome will help them reverse a 2-0 deficit.

Chad Kelly

Broncos Cut Chad Kelly After Trespassing Arrest

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have waived backup quarterback Chad Kelly a day after he was arrested on suspicion of criminal trespass after a couple reported he came into their suburban home uninvited and sat down on their couch “mumbling incoherently.”

Red Sox

Red Sox Finish off Astros in 5 Games, Head to World Series

HOUSTON (AP) — David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Boston Red Sox back into another World Series with a 4-1 victory over the defending champion Houston Astros on Thursday night.

Price Red Sox

Price, Red Sox Bounce Back, Beat Astros 7-5, tie ALCS 1-1

BOSTON (AP) — David Price was good enough, the Red Sox bullpen was even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster on Sunday night to lead Boston to a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros and tie the AL Championship Series at one game apiece.

Astros Red Sox

Verlander Cools off Red Sox 7-2 in Game 1 of ALCS

BOSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander outlasted an uncharacteristically wild Chris Sale, overcoming control problems of his own to give Houston six innings of two-hit ball on Saturday night and lead the Astros over the Boston Red Sox 7-2 in the AL Championship Series opener.

Kaepernick Chapelle

Kaepernick, Chappelle Getting Harvard Black Culture Awards

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being saluted by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture.