Adrian Beltre was given a standing ovation when he was removed from what could be his last home game for Texas, just before the Rangers rallied for four runs in the sixth inning to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-1 on Sunday.
Robinson Cano broke a scoreless tie with a three-run homer in the fifth inning while Marco Gonzales allowed one hit over six innings, but the Seattle Mariners were eliminated from postseason contention despite a 13-0 rout of the Texas Rangers.
Tiger Woods played the most dynamic golf he has all year Saturday with six birdies in his opening seven holes to build a five-shot lead on his way to a 5-under 65 and a three-shot lead over Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose in the Tour Championship.
Adrian Beltre's excitement over a three-run homer, season-high five RBIs and Texas' 8-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners in a rain-shortened game Friday night was muted hours after the Rangers fired manager Jeff Banister.
The Houston Texans fired back Wednesday at an East Texas school superintendent who wrote: “You can’t count on a black quarterback,” in the comment section of an online news article where he was criticizing quarterback Deshaun Watson.
Scott Dixon was fully reclined, quietly watching NASCAR on television with friends, as the clock inched toward the IndyCar season finale. A fifth championship was one steady Sunday drive away and Dixon wasn’t the least bit stressed.
Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fought 24 rounds in the space of a year, with little to pick between them. When the scorecards were totaled Saturday night, though, the judges crowned a new middleweight champion of the world — but just barely.