The Yankees’ Aaron Judge, left, and the Astros’ Jose Altuve talking at second base during Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. Separated by 13 inches in height, Judge and Altuve are believed to be in a class by themselves in the race for the league’s Most Valuable Player Award.
The United States won the team gold in women’s gymnastics at the 2012 London Olympics. At least one member of the team, McKayla Maroney, has accused a team doctor of sexually abusing her over a period of years.
“We spelled Columbia with a K” during chants, explained Andre Brown, who grew up near Columbia’s athletic complex and still returns to its Upper Manhattan stadium for football games, “because the college kids there always thought they were smarter than us.”
Daniel Libit, a former political and business journalist, runs a website focused on wrongdoing in the University of New Mexico athletic department. “I freely grant the strangeness of what I’m doing,” Libit said. “I’m in Chicago, and I’m writing about a team that people shouldn’t nationally care about.”
Enrique Hernandez hit three home runs, including this grand slam in the third inning, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 11-1 win over the Chicago Cubs in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series.