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11:30 PM ET Steve RichardsESPN What’s worse for a sports fan than a postseason losing streak of 14 games — and 15 years? You get all pumped up to watch your team in the playoffs, only to see the rug pulled out from under you time and time again. That’s what Twins fans have been …

HOUSTON — Astros ace Justin Verlander continued to move up the all-time postseason charts during a dominant seven-inning outing on Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 1 of their American League Division Series matchup. Verlander blanked the Rays over seven innings, allowing just one hit and three walks while striking out eight. Houston …

By Dylan A. Chase | September 29, 2019 at 8:40pm CDT As twenty teams prepare to pack it in for the offseason, a few odds and ends concerning those still remaining in the battle for a World Series crown… The 2019 playoff picture is officially set. The Rays will head to Oakland for the AL …

One of the final loose threads concerning the Chicago Cubs’ season was addressed on Sunday, as the club announced manager Joe Maddon would not return next season. Maddon, whose contract ran only through this season, had managed the Cubs since the 2015 season. In those five seasons, his teams won at least 90 games four …

0 BREAKING: Georgia Tech men’s basketball team banned from 2019-20 postseason ATLANTA – The Georgia Tech men’s basketball team has been banned from the 2019-2020 postseason. This is related to two Georgia Tech boosters who “provided impermissible benefits to the men’s basketball program,” according to the NCAA. The release of the decision of the NCAA’s infractions committee, …

The path was different this time, very different. There was no division title, no early September clinch, no chance to turn on the cruise control and enjoy the nice, smooth ride to the postseason. No, this time the Nationals had to earn it. They had to come all the way back from a 19-31 start …