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Sports Monday: Astros Sweep the Rangers to Win 10th Straight

Posted on · The Astros swept the Rangers in a three-game series in Arlington over the weekend and have won ten games in a row. College baseball teams came to Houston to vie for a place in the College World Series. And the Golden State Warriors took the first two games of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. We discuss […]

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Astros Dominate in Interleague Play

Posted on · The Houston Astros had a good week, taking four of five interleague games against their old NL Central rival St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds. Now 70 games into the season, the Astros are hovering near .500. What will it take in the 92 games remaining to climb into playoff contention? Plus the Cleveland Cavaliers […]

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Are the Astros Approaching Respectability?

Posted on · The Houston Astros saw an impressive seven-game winning streak snapped over the weekend by the Baltimore Orioles. Despite a pair of losses Saturday and Sunday, the Astros are no longer the worst team in the American League, and no longer on pace to collect 100 losses this year. George Springer’s arrival has helped spark increased […]