Povich Rewind: When Senators Were Kings
Oct 31, 2019

Povich Rewind: When Senators Were Kings

The last time and only time a Washington baseball team (Senators) won a World Series — before their surprising Game 7 victory over the Houston Astros Oct. 30 — was in 1924. Shirley Povich remembered the memorable day in a story for The Washington Post.

Oct 31, 2019

Daily Roundup: Oct. 31

The Washington Nationals claimed their first World Series in franchise history last night with a 6-2 win over the Houston Astros in Game 7. Here’s a roundup of some of the coverage: For World Series champion Nats, the team that wouldn’t die, there was no doubt, just hope, writes The Washington Post’s Barry Svrluga. (Click [...]

Oct 29, 2019

Daily Roundup: Oct. 29

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: So President Donald Trump got booed. So what? It happened to most of his predecessors. Besides, athletes have heard far worse, writes USA Today’s Nancy Armour. For children of NHL players, grasping hockey as a job is a lot to process. “He thinks it’s like his tee [...]

Oct 28, 2019

Daily Roundup: Oct. 28

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: Washington waited 86 years for a World Series. The Astros delivered a dismantling and now sit 27 outs from a championship, writes The Houston Chronicle’s Chandler Rome. Before they were star athletes, Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and UNC basketball hero Luke Maye were close friends. The Athletic’s Stephen [...]

Oct 25, 2019

Daily Roundup: Oct. 25

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: When his father, Shirley, was The Post’s legendary sports columnist, Maury Povich was a Washington Senators batboy. For his family, Washington baseball is “part of our DNA.” It only took until Game 2 of the World Series for the Astros to intentionally walk a batter for the first time [...]