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Washington Nationals Win 2019 World Series

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The Washington Nationals celebrate Wednesday after defeating the Houston Astros in Game 7 to win the World Series, at Minute Maid Park in Houston. Loren Elliott/MLB Photos via Getty Images hide caption

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An Argument For Not Allowing College Athletes To Earn Compensation

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What Stats Tell Us About How Much Being The Home Team Matters In Sports

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News Brief: Vindman Testifies On Trump Ukraine Call, ISIS, NCAA

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The Washington Nationals congratulate Anthony Rendon after his two-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 6 of the World Series against the Houston Astros on Tuesday. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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Mountaineer Nirmal Purja, shown here at a press conference in May, has climbed the world's 14 highest mountains in six months. Prakash Mathema /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The NCAA has long argued that it was converting revenues, such as the $1 billion from the men's basketball tournament, into scholarships and other opportunities for students. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images hide caption

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NCAA Plans To Allow College Athletes To Get Paid For Use Of Their Names, Images

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Vlatko Andonovski will replace Jill Ellis as the U.S. national women's soccer team coach. He's seen here coaching Reign FC of the National Women's Soccer League earlier this month, Brad Smith/ISI Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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