Finalists for 2017 MVP, Rookie of the Year, Cy Young, And Manager Of The Year Awards Announced

On Monday, Major League Baseball and the Baseball Writers Association of American (BBWAA) announced the finalists for the 2017 Manager of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Cy Young, and Most Valuable Player awards in the American League and National League. 

Finalists for MVP, Cy Young, rookie of the year awards

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Redskins Pull Off Stunning Upset Over Seahawks

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins shook off a tough game, aided by a number of key starters missing, and in one of their biggest wins in awhile he led the Redskins to a stunning upset over the Seattle Seahwak, with a 17-14 victory which moved the Redskins to 4-4.  The Seahawks had won 27 of their past 33 games at home. 

Redskins, with key starters missing, pull off stunning upset of Seahawks

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Cleveland Cavaliers’ Tristan Thompson Out 3-4 Weeks With Calf Injury

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced center Tristan Thompson will miss three to four weeks after suffering a left calf strain.  He suffered the injury during Cleveland’s 124-107 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night after leaving the game in the second quarter. 

Cleveland’s Tristan Thompson out 3-4 weeks with left calf strain

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Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson Reportedly Tears ACL During Practice

Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson tore his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in practice, and is expected to miss the remainder of the season. A MRI exam confirmed the initial diagnosis for Watson, a strong Pro Bowl candidate prior to getting hurt while running a toss sweep during a non-contact drill during an outdoor practice session. 

Deshaun Watson done for season after suffering torn ACL in Texans practice

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Houston Astros Win First World Series In Franchise History, Defeating Dodgers

The Houston Astros are World Series champions for the first time in their 56-year history as an MLB franchise. The Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the 2017 Fall Classic at Dodger Stadium. Highlights included a two-run homer by Astros’ George Springer, which was his fifth of the series, tying a World Series record. Springer was named World Series MVP.

THE HOUSTON ASTROS ARE WORLD SERIES CHAMPS! Here are the big plays and moments everybody will be talking about

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Celtics Forward Gordon Hayward Opens Up About Suffering Leg Injury

Boston Celtics small forward Gordon Hayward suffered a horrifying injury on the opening night of the NBA season, and now he’s sharing details of the incident. Hayward, who inked a lucrative four-year, $128-million U.S. deal with the Celtics this past summer, fractured his left tibia and dislocated his ankle just minutes into his Boston debut. 

Hayward details injury, expects to miss season

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South Korea Welcomes Olympic Flame Ahead Of 2018 Games

The Olympic flame arrived in South Korea on Wednesday to begin its journey towards the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. South Korean sports minister Do Jong-hwan and 2010 Vancouver Games figure skating champion Kim Yuna carried the flame in a special lantern off a Korean Air flight from Greece on Tuesday. Kim Yuna and South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon then lit a cauldron with the Olympic flame.

Winter Games host welcomes Olympic flame

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Dodgers Beat Astros In Game 6 Of World Series; Series Now Tied 3-3

The Los Angeles Dodgers were facing elimination at home, but they rallied for a 3-1 victory in Game 6 of the 2017 World Series on Tuesday, October 31 at Dodger Stadium.  They will host a winner-take-all Game 7 on Wednesday. The Series will be decided on Wednesday night, with Yu Darvish expected to start for Los Angeles.  The Astros have yet to formally announce who will be on the mound for them.

Dodgers rally past Astros to force Game Seven

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Washington Nationals To Name Dave Martinez As New Manager

The Washington Nationals are set to name Chicago Cubs bench coach Dave Martinez their new manager.  Reports confirm that a three-year agreement between the Nationals and Martinez was reached, with an option year included. An official announcement will be delayed until after the World Series as Washington intends to honor the league’s wishes of avoiding major announcements during the series.

Nationals name Martinez new manager

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Tiger Woods Announces He Will Return To Play At The Hero World Challenge

TIger Woods announced on Twitter on Monday that he will play in the 2017 Hero World Challenge from Nov. 30-Dec. 3.  Woods last played competitively at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in February, where he withdrew after the first round due to a back injury. He underwent surgery in April.

Tiger returning to competitive golf Nov. 30

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