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Now Just 5 MLB Teams Have Never Won a World Series

After Texas Rangers beat Arizona Diamondbacks

(Newser) - Corey Seager took a mighty hack and barely connected, sending a dribbler through an open area on the left side of the infield for his team's first hit in the seventh inning on the Texas Rangers' way to their first World Series title. The Rangers shortstop and World Series...

Bush Will Throw First Pitch at World Series
Bush Will Throw
First Pitch in Game 1

Bush Will Throw First Pitch in Game 1

This will be the first pitch before a World Series opener for former president, Rangers owner

(Newser) - Former president and former Rangers owner George W. Bush will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Texas plays the Arizona Diamondbacks in the World Series opener on Friday night. This will be Bush's fourth World Series ceremonial first pitch but his first before an opener, the AP reports....

At Dallas Gig, K-Pop Band Pays Tribute to Wrong Rangers

They wore Glasgow Rangers jerseys instead of Texas Ranger tops

(Newser) - Members of K-Pop girl group STAYC have been wearing the jerseys of local sports teams during their tour of the US—but there was apparently a big mix-up before their recent concert in Dallas. While some of the group's six members wore Dallas Cowboys or Dallas Mavericks jerseys, two...

This World Series Matchup Was Very Unlikely

And yet here we are: Diamondbacks will play Rangers, starting Friday

(Newser) - Tell the truth: How many people picked Arizona and Texas to meet in the World Series? A Rangers-Diamondbacks matchup had 1,750 to 1 odds when wagering opened last fall. But in an era when 12 teams make the playoffs, sustained excellence over the six-month regular season has become a...

Mistrial in Case of Ex-MLB Pitcher Accused of Abusing Boy, 4

Jury deadlocks in John Wetteland trial

(Newser) - Update: The jury in the child sex assault trial of former All-Star and World Series MVP pitcher John Wetteland deadlocked, leading the judge to declare a mistrial Friday. "We will move forward, whether this means it is resolved through negotiations or trial again is up to him," a...

The War of Words Continues in Uvalde

Texas Department of Public Safety head, city mayor air their grievances

(Newser) - On Tuesday we reported on the head of the Texas Department of Public Safety's forceful, scathing denunciation of the decisions made by local police during the mass shooting in Uvalde. Our story didn't contain one standout piece of information given in testimony before a special state Senate committee...

What Pandemic? This Is Texas
What Pandemic? This Is Texas

What Pandemic? This Is Texas

38K fill Globe Life Field in Arlington for Rangers' home opener

(Newser) - Almost 40,000 people packed into a stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Monday in "the largest publicly documented attendance at an event during the COVID-19 pandemic," per the Dallas Morning News . Health protocols "proved difficult to enforce" as 38,238 people streamed into Globe Life Field, which...

MLB All-Star Indicted for Allegedly Beating Daughter, 14

Josh Hamilton has been free on bond since turning himself in in October

(Newser) - Former Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton has been indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child after his teenage daughter accused him of beating her . A Tarrant County grand jury indicted the 38-year-old Hamilton on Monday. He remains free on $30,000 bond after he turned himself in...

MLB All-Star Accused of Ugly Incident With Daughter

'I hope you go in front of the f------ judge,' Josh Hamilton allegedly told her

(Newser) - A former five-time MLB All-Star with the Texas Rangers has turned himself in to police on a charge of injuring his eldest child. According to an arrest warrant, Josh Hamilton threw a full water bottle at the chest of his daughter, described as younger than 14, after she'd made...

This Kind of Triple Play Not Seen in 106 Years

Texas Rangers pull it off

(Newser) - Bases loaded, nobody out. The Angels' David Fletcher then hits a hard ground ball to third that results in a triple play last seen in Major League Baseball in 1912, reports USA Today . The rarity? The batter wasn't one of the outs, according to STATS . Watch the play pulled...

Behold the Rare Presidential Photobomb

Camera catches George W. Bush at Rangers game Wednesday

(Newser) - The 45th President of the United States of America is hogging a lot of the media attention these days, but the 43rd got his second in the spotlight Wednesday—and it was almost literally a second. The Houston Chronicle reports George W. Bush was caught on camera walking behind Fox...

Texas Hunts 'Most Valuable NFL Collectable' Ever

That would be the jersey Tom Brady wore to win Super Bowl, which is MIA

(Newser) - The Super Bowl is over , but JerseyGate is in full swing. QB Tom Brady, who couldn't find his game-winning jersey after the main event Sunday, suspects it was stolen from the Patriots locker room , and now Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has called in law enforcement to track it...

Dad of Murdered Lesbian Teen Calls for Justice

My 'guardian angel' was happy, says Mario Olgin

(Newser) - The dad of the teenage lesbian shot dead in a Texas park called for justice yesterday. He immediately had a "bad feeling" when his 19-year-old daughter, Mollie, failed to show up for work, said Mario Olgin. “It was not like Mollie," he told KIII-TV . "If she...

$45K Offered for Killer of Sacred White Buffalo

Lakota Sioux calf skinned before first birthday celebration

(Newser) - A heartless hunter killed and skinned a rare white buffalo calf, and the Indians who believe the young animal was sacred are offering $45,000 for the killer's capture. White buffaloes are believed to occur once in several million births, and they're revered by the Lakota Sioux and...

Ball Hogs Gloat While Tyke Screams

 Ball Catchers 
 as Tyke Sobs 
viral video

Ball Catchers Celebrate as Tyke Sobs

Little Rangers fan spotted by stunned announcer

(Newser) - A couple congratulated each other on snatching a baseball that was tossed into the stands by a Texas Ranger during a Yankees game on Wednesday night—seemingly oblivious to the kid two seats over who burst into tears. As the woman posed for a cell phone photo, the tyke sobbed...

Texas Rangers Would Like You to Pay $26 for a Hot Dog

...of course, for that price you'll get a full pound of beef

(Newser) - There are hot dogs, and then there are hot dogs. The Texas Rangers will be serving the latter this season. The "Boomstick" has a $26 price tag, reports Yahoo Sports , but there is an upside. For all that dough, you get a lot of ... well, bun and meat. It'...

Baseball Star Josh Hamilton Admits Relapse Into Drinking

Former MVP says he had a 'weak night'

(Newser) - Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton had to step before the cameras today and admit he had a "weak night" this week when we went to a bar and had "three or four" drinks, reports the Dallas Morning News . A pro athlete tipping back a few wouldn't normally...

St. Louis Cardinals Beat Texas Rangers in Game 7 to Win World Series
 Cardinals Win World Series 

Cardinals Win World Series

St. Louis beats Texas in Game 7, 6-2

(Newser) - It lacked the drama of Game 6 , but Cardinals fans don't care: St. Louis beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7 tonight to win the World Series. The Cardinals went up for good in the third on a solo home run from Allen Craig that made it 3-2....

World Series Game 6: Sportswriters React to Epic St. Louis Cardinals-Texas Rangers Game
 Game 6: The Greatest Ever? 
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Game 6: The Greatest Ever?

Sportswriters breathless after last night's epic World Series game

(Newser) - The words “best ever” are being thrown around a lot this morning, after the Cardinals’ epic 10-9 win over the Texans in Game 6 of the World Series. Here’s what the breathless sportswriters out there are saying:
  • “The term ‘baseball game’ doesn’t begin to do

World Series Goes to Game 7 After Cardinals Beat Rangers in Extra Innings
 World Series Goes to Game 7  

World Series Goes to Game 7

Cardinals stay alive after wild night in St. Louis

(Newser) - The World Series is going to Game 7 for the first time since 2002 after a thrilling game in St. Louis. The Cardinals beat the Texas Rangers 10-9 in 11 innings, tying the series at 3-3. The team rallied from two-run deficits in the 9th and 10th innings before David...

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