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Braves Win first World Series since 1995

HOUSTON (AP) — Max Fried got stomped on in the first inning, then delivered the best start of the entire World Series for the champion Braves. Fried got 18 outs against the 19 batters faced after his right ankle got stepped on by Michael Brantley’s rubber cleat in the first inning. Fried became the pitcher in this World Series to…

Braves win Game Three of World Series via Shutout

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley keeps coming up with one clutch hit after another on baseball’s biggest stage. Riley drove in the first run of the Atlanta Braves’ 2-0 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 3 of the World Series. The Braves are now up 2-1 in the Series, two wins away from their first championship since 1995. Their…

ZZ Top: Bearded bassist Dusty Hill dies in his sleep at 72

FILE – Bassist and vocalist Dusty Hill, from the US rock band, ZZ Top performs at the F1 Rocks concert on Sept. 25, 2009, in Singapore. (AP Photo/Joan Leong, File) HOUSTON (AP) – ZZ Top says bassist Dusty Hill, one of the Texas blues trio’s bearded figures, has died at his Houston home. He was 72. In a Facebook post…

Alabama Woman ‘Iconic Facce’ Arrested in Houston After Allegedly Robbing Bank to Pay for Plastic Surgery

Iconic Facce pleaded guilty to two indicted counts of robbing a bank in Gulfport, Mississippi on March 22, 2019. (Photo: Harrison County jail) GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) – An Alabama woman from Ozark has pleaded guilty to robbing a Mississippi bank and will serve 15 years in prison. Authorities say they believe Iconic Facce stole money to pay for plastic surgery….

Final Four Set with Gonzaga Still Hoping for a Perfect Season

Gonzaga’s bid for a perfect season will continue into the Final Four of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Meanwhile, UCLA’s unexpected run through the tournament continues. Drew Timme provided 15 of his 23 points while the Bulldogs outscored Southern Cal, 49-30 in the first half of an 85-66 win over the Trojans. Jalen Suggs just missed a triple-double for the…