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A Westminster wow: Bichon frise becomes America's top dog
by Ben Walker - February 14, 2018 - 6:52pm
Flynn the bichon frise won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night, a choice that seemed to surprise almost everyone in the crowd at Madison Square Garden.
Astros win 1st World Series crown, top Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7
by Ben Walker - November 2, 2017 - 4:35am
George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game Seven.
Hosmer sacrifice fly in 14th lifts Royals to Game 1 win
by Ben Walker - October 27, 2015 - 11:59pm
Eric Hosmer's sacrifice fly in the 14th inning drove in Alcides Escobar for the winning run as Kansas City beat the New York Mets 5-4 on Tuesday in the longest opening game in World...
Tail-wagging beagle wins best in show at Westminster
by Ben Walker - February 18, 2015 - 12:45pm
A beagle wagging her tail a mile a minute has become America's top dog.
Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 in Game 7 to win World Series
by Ben Walker - October 30, 2014 - 11:42am
Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief as the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night (Thursday morning in Manila) in Game 7 of the World Series for their third...
Peavy, Belt, Giants fall apart; Royals force Game 7
by Ben Walker - October 29, 2014 - 12:41pm
Jake Peavy and the San Francisco Giants hoped Game 6 of the World Series would result in a parade.
Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series
by Ben Walker - October 21, 2014 - 11:05am
Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.
Yankees star Jeter to retire after 2014 season
by Ben Walker - February 13, 2014 - 11:11am
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he will retire after this season "with absolutely no regrets," ending one of the greatest careers in the history of baseball's most storied franchise.
Grounded Cardinals hope to fly high with Wacha
by Ben Walker - October 30, 2013 - 12:19pm
Michael Wacha had a funny way of preparing for his World Series start that's supposed to save the season for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Gomes, Red Sox beat Cards 4-2 to level WS at 2-all
by Ben Walker - October 28, 2013 - 12:16pm
Jonny Gomes hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the sixth inning as the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 Sunday night, leveling the World Series at two games each.
Wacha, Cards top Red Sox, level World Series at 1
by Ben Walker - October 25, 2013 - 12:13pm
No replay yet: World Series umps reverse bad call
by Ben Walker - October 25, 2013 - 10:45am
Just think how much we like to watch wild arguments in baseball, when a manager flaps his arms, throws his hat and hollers nose-to-nose at the umpire while the spit flies.
Lester, Red Sox rout sloppy Cards in Series opener
by Ben Walker - October 24, 2013 - 12:42pm
Given a bit of help by the umpires and a lot more by the Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox turned this World Series opener into a rout.
Rufus the Bull Terrier is America’s best
by Ben Walker - February 18, 2006 - 12:00am
NEW YORK – A colored Bull Terrier called Rufus used his head Tuesday night to become America’s top dog. The tan-and-white mix won Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club, beating out six strong contenders...
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