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This Week in US Sports: Nationals make first World Series, Ramsey has a new home

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

There will be a World Series game in Washington D.C. for the first time since 1933. Two quarterbacks are heading to the bench and Jalen Ramsey has finally been dealt. It was a historic week in Washington D.C. after the Nationals swept the St Louis Cardinals in four games to earn the first World Series berth in Nationals/Expos history.

Friday Sports in Brief

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

Anibal Sanchez carried a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, Howie Kendrick had two more big swings and the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 on Friday night in the NL Championship Series opener. Sanchez had allowed just three runners when he took the mound for the eighth. First baseman Ryan Zimmerman robbed Tommy Edman with an outstanding diving grab at full stretch for the first out, but pinch-hitter Jose Martinez cleanly singled to center with two down for the Cardinals' first hit.

Thursday Sports in Brief

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Marcell Ozuna and Kolten Wong each hit two-run doubles in the ninth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals overcame shaky defense and a wild finish to extend Atlanta's postseason misery, holding off the Braves 7-6 in Game 1 of the NL Division Series on Thursday night. The Cardinals, back in the playoffs for the first time since 2015, fell behind 3-1 - hurt by their normally reliable defense. But Paul Goldschmidt homered in the eighth, sparking a two-run outburst that tied it 3.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Hall of Fame skipper Herzog has minor stroke Hall of Fame manager Whitey Herzog had a minor stroke Monday during his charity golf tournament, the St. Louis Cardinals announced. "Whitey and his family wanted to let everyone know that he has received treatment and is currently resting, and doing well," the Cardinals wrote in a statement. "Whitey is hoping for a quick recovery, and he and his family are very appreciative of the caring support that everyone has shown them."

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Hall of Fame skipper Herzog has minor stroke Hall of Fame manager Whitey Herzog had a minor stroke Monday during his charity golf tournament, the St. Louis Cardinals announced. "Whitey and his family wanted to let everyone know that he has received treatment and is currently resting, and doing well," the Cardinals wrote in a statement. "Whitey is hoping for a quick recovery, and he and his family are very appreciative of the caring support that everyone has shown them."

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Tennis: Stephens to wed U.S. soccer player Altidore Former U.S. Open tennis champion Sloane Stephens and Toronto FC's United States striker Jozy Altidore are to be married. The 26-year old Stephens and Altidore, 29, announced their engagement on Monday with joint posts on social media saying, "Forever starts now" and "Forever yes."