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Houston’s cheating hurts league’s legacy

The Houston Astros' Jose Altuve hits a solo home run in the fifth inning against the New York Yankees in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston on Oct. 21, 2017. The Astros won, 4-0, to advance to the World Series.

By Joe Melillo, For the Pitt News

January 21, 2020

The 2017 Houston Astros will forever be stained by their sign-stealing and should receive the same treatment that baseball has given steroid users.

Debunking all the reasons Carli Lloyd can’t break the NFL’s oldest barrier

U.S. Women's Soccer captain and Delran, New Jersey, native Carli Lloyd waves to the fans at the end of a game.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

August 29, 2019

U.S. women’s soccer midfielder Carli Lloyd generated buzz on Aug. 20 when a video of her making a 55-yard field goal at a joint NFL practice between the Baltimore Ravens and Philadelphia Eagles started to circulate around the Internet.

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