Daily Roundup: Oct. 25


Oct 25, 2019

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 in 2019. Sports Illustrated’s Emma Baccellieri breaks down how and why it happened.
  • USA Today’s Dan Wolken on why Virginia’s basketball culture positions the Cavaliers to rebuild after national title.
  • The story of Jay Norvell’s career illustrates the harsh truths and obstacles of the hiring process, especially for black coaches, who, despite recent gains, remain vastly underrepresented in college football, The Undefeated reports.

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