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Nationals clinch first World Series berth in franchise history


'Sometimes you gotta wait for good things': Inside the greatest night in Nats history

After 14 years, Washington is finally going to the World Series as original Nat Ryan Zimmerman and all of D.C. soak in the celebration.

Nats celebrate in locker room after winning NLCS

The Nationals celebrate winning the NLCS in the locker room by spraying champagne and breaking into chants.


Doolittle at a loss for words after Nats' reach World Series

Sean Doolittle was speechless after the Nationals clinched their first World Series in franchise history.


Nationals open with 7-run first

The Nationals waste no time scoring on the Cardinals, opening up for seven runs to go up 7-0 in the first inning.


Corbin strikes out 12 over 5 innings

Patrick Corbin becomes the first pitcher in baseball history to strike out double-digit batters through the first four innings of a postseason game, ending up with 12 over five innings of work.


Ramsey dealt to Rams


Grading the Jalen Ramsey trade: The Rams have a fundamental problem

The disgruntled former Jaguars cornerback is headed to L.A. for a huge haul. Bill Barnwell sorts through the details.

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Steep price for Jalen Ramsey doesn't fix Rams' issues on offense

Rams could now go five years without a first-round draft pick, and they still need to fix their aging offensive line.

Gerrit Cole shuts down the Yankees in Game 3

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How the Yankees let Gerrit Cole & Co. off the hook

The Astros ace didn't have his best stuff in Game 3 of the ALCS, but the Yankees didn't have theirs, either.

Cole: Delay in 5th inning didn't really affect me

Gerrit Cole describes what he thought of his performance in Game 3 of the ALCS and if the delay in the fifth inning affected him.


Jose Altuve goes deep in the first

Jose Altuve takes the first pitch he sees from Luis Severino deep to center field for a solo home run.


Reddick rips homer to second deck

Josh Reddick mashes a solo home run to second deck in right field to put the Astros up 2-0.


Torres' long ball gets Yankees on the board

Gleyber Torres hits a solo home run to right field in the eighth inning, his second home run of the ALCS.



Week 7 NFL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus every team's biggest weakness

As we rank all 32 teams through six weeks, we identify each squad's Achilles' heel. Some are obvious, while others are subtle.

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Trade bait? NFL's deepest position groups

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preseason action

Carsen Edwards goes off for eight 3s in third quarter


Joel Embiid helps keep the 76ers perfect in preseason



Players recount the first bucket of their careers

More than 500 players played in the NBA last season, and nearly all of them made at least one basket. We analyzed every player's first career basket and got the stories behind them.

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De'Aaron Fox, Kemba Walker, Kyle Kuzma and others reminisce


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