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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. ...Read more

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. ...Read more

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. ...Read more

Boston Bruins Beat San Jose Sharks 2-1

After blowing two three-goal leads to the Buffalo Sabres in a 5-4 loss last Saturday, the Boston Bruins took a slim 2-1 lead into the third Thursday night (October 26) and took the victory over the San Jose Sharks.  Rookie Danton Heinen scored twice to boost the Bruins past the Sharks.  The Bruins (4-3-1) are 2-0-1 on their four-game homestand. ...Read more