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Rays vs. Astros score: Tampa clinches trip to World Series as Houston’s historic comeback bid falls short – CBS sports.com

The Rays avoided a historic collapse to head to the 2020 World Series

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The 2004 Red Sox can pop the champagne. They are still the only team in MLB history to come back from a 3-0 deficit in a best-of-seven series. The Tampa Bay Rays clinched the American League pennant with a win over the Houston Astros in Game 7 of the ALCS on Saturday night (TB 4, HOU 2). Tampa led the series 3-0, but the Astros forced Game 7 with wins in Games 4, 5, and 6.
Charlie Morton shut down his former team in Game 7, holding the Astros scoreless through 5 2/3 innings before giving way t…

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Anthopoulos: Braves Hope To Re-Sign Ozuna – MLB Trade Rumors

Braves general manager Alex Anthopoulos made clear that he hopes to re-sign slugger Marcell Ozuna in free agency. Read more at MLB Trade Rumors.

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For a second straight season, the Braves struck gold on a one-year deal for a middle-of-the-order threat. Atlanta’s 2019 deal with Josh Donaldson proved to be a masterstroke, and although the front office was panned for letting the “Bringer of Rain” walk, GM Alex Anthopoulos’ one-year deal for slugger Marcell Ozuna proved similarly fruitful. The former Marlins and Cardinals slugger delivered a superlative .338/.431/.636 slash and 18 home runs in 267 plate appearances, tacking on three postseason…

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New Orleans Saints’ Michael Thomas can return after discipline, if ankle ready – ESPN

Saints receiver Michael Thomas, who was disciplined for a game after an altercation in practice, is eligible to return against the Panthers if his ankle is ready….

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METAIRIE, La. — Michael Thomas’ discipline lasted only one game, according to New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton.
So the Saints’ star receiver is eligible to return Sunday against the Carolina Panthers as long as his ankle is ready.
Thomas has been sidelined since he suffered a high ankle sprain in Week 1. But he appeared close to returning in Week 5 before he was disciplined by the team for an altercation during practice that included him punching teammate C.J. Gardner-Johnson.
The Saints had…

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What Axel Tuanzebe told Marcus Rashford before Manchester United winning goal against PSG – Manchester Evening News

Axel Tuanzebe and Marcus Rashford starred in Man Utd’s win over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.

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Axel Tuanzebe revealed he was playfully pressuring Marcus Rashford to score against Paris Saint-Germain throughout Tuesday night’s Champions League win in the French capital.
Rashford struck in the 87th minute to clinch all three points for United after Anthony Martial’s own-goal had cancelled out Bruno Fernandes’ opener.
Speaking to club media after the match, Tuanzebe, who put in a memorable performance of his own, said: I kept telling him through the game, I want my goal, I want my goal! and…

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