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Astros continue to make history; Spurs, Rockets start regular season on high note

Brandon Paz

October 23, 2017

Astros advance to World SeriesFrom the Colt .45s to the Astros, in the 56-year history of professional baseball in Houston, 2017 marks only the second time the franchise has reached the World Series.In 2005, the Astros outlasted the...

Throwback Thursday: ‘The Bad News Bears’ rebels against modern sportsmanship

Amanda Gonzalez

April 6, 2017

Since professional baseball season started this week, let’s revisit “The Bad News Bears,” an American comedy about a washed-up coach with a drinking problem and his team of middle-school misfits playing Little League ba...

COMMENTARY: How Pete Rose represents presidential race

Amanda Gonzalez

October 10, 2016

Baseball’s all-time hits leader Pete Rose has been making headlines recently. He is directly appealing his ineligibility for the MLB Hall of Fame with the Hall itself, after being banned from baseball in 1989 for betting on his own team as manager.All bets aside, the arguments made from baseball fans echo larger Ameri...

Mexican, Colombian national teams advance to World Baseball Classic

Amanda Gonzalez

March 22, 2016

Sixty-five Major League Baseball (MLB) players have now returned to spring training after representing their native countries in the World Baseball Classic Qualifiers — the preliminary rounds of what is considered the Olympics ...

St. Edward’s University Athletics embraces dog Charles

Amanda Gonzalez

February 15, 2016

Do you remember the big, unexpectedly-friendly, baseball-loving dog from “The Sandlot” movie? Well did you know St. Edward’s University has its own version? His name is Charles, a two-and-a-half year-old Rottweiler who enjoys attending St. Edward’s sporting events on ca...

World Series prediction: Mets win in 7, overpower Royals with pitching

Jacob Rogers & Amanda Gonzalez

October 26, 2015

A new baseball champion will be crowned as early as Saturday, as the World Series is currently underway between the New York Mets and Kansas City Royals. It’s a blue World Series.This marks the first World Series that includes a...

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