Former President George W. Bush honored at Little League World Series as first and only sitting president to visit
A new statue downtown Williamsport, Pennsylvania features former President George W. Bush, one of the town’s most notable visitors to come to the town for the annual Little League World Series.
KPRC 2 Sports Chat: The Astros winning streak, what they’re missing, and which player needs cookies
Ahead of the Astros Thursday win at Minute Maid Park against the Yankees, KPRC 2 sports director Randy McIlvoy and sports anchor/reporter Ari Alexander took a few minutes to chat about their thoughts on the season so far.
Is this prep baseball team from Michigan REALLY country’s best? Evidence suggests yes
Whenever any high school baseball rankings come out, it’s hard to ever see a team in those rankings not from states such as Florida, Texas, California, Arizona, Mississippi or Georgia. But for most of the year, St. Mary’s was ranked No. 1 in the country by MaxPreps.
Light of inspiration: Detroit Edison baseball team advances to state championship against all odds
It’s hard enough for any school to get to a state baseball final, let alone a school in a city where prep baseball is an afterthought. But the improbable nature of Edison’s run goes even further than that.
5 reasons we might not see another 3,000-hitter in baseball for a while, if ever
The camera phones were raised high and the anticipation was buzzing through the stadium. When it finally happened, nearly 40,000 fans in Detroit cheered, got goosebumps, and even cried tears of joy that they got to be part of baseball history on Saturday.
Community activists demand Bellaire High School baseball coach, assistant be terminated over alleged racial slurs
Community leaders gathered ahead of Houston Independent School District’s Board of Trustees’ monthly meeting, demanding two high school baseball coaches be fired amid allegations of racism.
Astros Blvd and Altuve Ave: City of Deer Park makes hilarious street name swap in support of the ‘Stros
Now that the Astros have tied the World Series and are set to play games 3, 4, and 5 at Truist Park home of the Braves in Atlanta, Georgia the city of Deer Park has made some special changes to their community in honor of the Astros as they battle it out for another World Series championship.
Awww photos: The biggest little Astros fans wish ‘Stros best of luck
In honor of the Houston Astros hosting the Atlanta Braves for Game 1 of the 2021 World Series, some of the babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital are showing their support. In addition, staff at various Memorial Hermann campuses across the Greater Houston Area are supporting the ‘Stros by donning some of their favorite apparel.
Major League Baseball work stoppage almost certain on Dec. 2
Baseball’s ninth work stoppage and first in 26 years appears almost certain to start Dec. 2, freezing the free-agent market and threatening the start of spring training in February. Free agents can start signing with any team on the sixth day following the World Series, and this year’s group includes Carlos Correa, Corey Seager, Freddie Freeman, Trevor Story, Max Scherzer, Marcus Semien, Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Michael Conforto and Kevin Gausman.news.yahoo.com
Scherzer watches, Buehler struggles as Dodgers' season ends
Baseball’s biggest payroll couldn’t buy the Los Angeles Dodgers another championship. Saturday night’s 4-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves in Game 6 of the NL Championship Series ended the Dodgers’ streak of seven consecutive postseason wins in elimination games. Max Scherzer watched helplessly from the dugout, unable to go in Game 6 as planned because of lingering fatigue in his powerful right arm.news.yahoo.com
Skiing in Colorado to resume amid coronavirus pandemic
The ski resort will open for limited spring skiing and riding on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. At least one resort high in the Colorado Rockies is planning to reopen after a more than two-month hiatus caused by the coronavirus. Jared Polis is expected to make an announcement involving all Colorado ski resorts Monday. Still, some are choosing not to allow late spring skiing. Kate Brown signed an executive order allowing skiing and snowboarding to resume across the state.
Baseball expands its use of instant replay in upcoming season
Baseball expands its use of instant replay in upcoming season Opening day for Major League Baseball is almost here and this season, new rules involving instant replay go into effect. Don Dahler reports on how the change will effect the game.cbsnews.com