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If the Astros were nervous before Game 7 of the World Series, they certainly didn't show it. In pregame, the Dodgers have celebrities stand on top of the dugouts and wave giant Dodgers flags to get the crowd going.  Before Game 7, Rob Lowe stood atop the Dodges dugout while fellow actor Ken Jeong stood on top of the Astros dugout. When Correa saw Jeong, he took his cup of water and playfully doused the star of The Hangover movies. Correa quickly ducked back under the dugout roof after the water splashed Jeong directly in the face. Jeong laughed as...

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Claire Jeffress of Pearland, Texas is a one-of-a-kind sort of girl. The high school senior was crowned Homecoming Queen two weeks ago. Then, last Friday, she kicked the game-winning field goal.  The game winner! pic.twitter.com/8Grl3qI0Vm — Dawson Eagles (@DawsonHighSchl) October 21, 2017    Jeffress is the kicker for Dawson High School in Pearland. In their game against rival Pearland High School, the stakes were high. Jeffress didn’t let the pressure get to her, though. “I’ve kind of learned how to block everything out and just focus on what I do. If it’s 32 or 33 yards or less, I feel confident,” Jeffress told the Houston Chronicle. The game was close, but Pearland...

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Louisiana State University is honoring two of its former baseball players who are playing for the Astros in the World Series. Alex Bregman and Will Harris are featured on “Geaux Streauxs” billboards in four locations in Houston, according to LSUSports.net. (Cont'd Below) Bregman had an All-American career at LSU from 2013 through 2015. He is the Astros’ starting third baseman. Harris, a pitcher/infielder for the Tigers from 2003-06, is one of Houston’s top relief pitchers and a 2016 American League All-Star. The billboards are on display here: • Interstate 45 South & FM 519 – Clear Lake/Friendswood area • Interstate 10...

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After making history with their heroic service during Hurricane Harvey, one businessman saw to it that first responders received a seat to watch the Houston Astros take one more step toward the World Series. Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, a household name across southeast Texas for his popular furniture retailer Gallery Furniture, reserved 90 centerfield suite tickets for Harvey first responders to last Friday night’s Game 6 of the American League Champion Series to watch the Astros take the Yankees. While so many are grateful to Mattress Mack for the generous contributions he made to help Houston recover, his sign of gratitude did not go...

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