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# it's quizzness time
How well do you remember the US Sports year?
Do you know your Super Bowls from your Stanley Cups?
# Empire State of Mind
The New York Yankees are about to rock baseball with one of the biggest trades in years
It looks like Giancarlo Stanton is heading for the Big Apple.
Baseball world mourns death of ex-MLB star Roy Halladay after his plane crashes in Florida
The eight-time All-Star was just 40 years old and was known for his time with the Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays.
# not dirt cheap though
There are jars of dirt being sold from the Astros' game 7 World Series win
Houston Astros fans can remember their first MLB World Series win with unique memorabilia including authentic dirt and first base.
# Game 7
George Springer the star as Astros beat Dodgers and claim first World Series win
A thrilling series came to a close last night.
# Epic
Get ready for a late one, because the World Series is heading for game 7 tonight
Put on a pot of coffee, drink it and start making burgers.
# classic
Astros edge into World Series lead after epic Game 5
Alex Bregman was the hero as the Houston Astros edged ahead 3-2 in the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
# game four
Dodgers spark to life towards the end to rally past Astros and level World Series
It’s 2-2 now.
# boy george
Stunning Astros comeback levels World Series in LA
George Springer jacked a two-run home run in the 11th inning to help the Houston Astros win an epic.
# turner prize
Dodgers scorch into World Series lead in gruelling heatwave-hit opener
Field temperatures reached 39 degrees in LA last night.
# Preview
World Series preview: Little to separate Dodgers and Astros ahead of Game 1
The Dodgers and Astros will start their World Series match-up tonight.
# goodnight new york
Astros down Yankees, set World Series clash with Dodgers
Houston won the loser-leaves-town final game of the series.
Dodgers demolish Cubs to reach first World Series since '88
The Cubs’ dream of a second straight World Series after a 108-year drought was crushed by an 11-1 trouncing.
# Survival of the fittest
Cubs' World Series title defence hopes still alive as they clinch thrilling win
A 9-8 win over the Washington Nationals saw the Cubs advance in the MLB play-offs.
# Homer
No joy of 60 but Stanton still receives standing ovation after historic season
Giancarlo Stanton was thanked by Miami Marlins fans after his incredible MLB season came to an end.
# History makers
World champions hit form at the right time as Cubs clinch division
The Chicago Cubs continued their fine form to seal a spot in the MLB playoffs once again.
# Injured
Toddler hospitalised after being struck by 105 mph baseball at Yankees game
The incident has led to further calls for protective netting to be introduced throughout the MLB.
# All We Do Is Win
Cleveland can't stop winning - and they're closing in on a 101-year baseball record
It was a close one against the Royals last night, though.
# yankees suck
The Red Sox got caught using Apple Watches to steal signs against the Yankees
How d’you like them apples?
# holding court
Aaron Judge won the Home Run Derby and it wasn't even close
The Yankees’ star was at his brilliant best.
# mr met
The New York Mets apologise after mascot gives fans the 'middle finger'
Mr Met had a tough day at the office last night.
Chicago Cubs fan dies after falling over railing at Wrigley Field
The 42-year-old suffered head trauma while attempting to leave the ground following their MLB game with the Cincinnati Reds.
# Flying High
One of the Toronto Blue Jays made an amazing flip over another player to score last night
Chris Coghlan of the Blue Jays made one of the plays of the season.
# Tebow Time
Tim Tebow hits a home run in his first minor league at-bat
The former NFL quarterback is trying his hand at a new sport.
# Saints and Winners
Baseball's back - and the Cubs lost their first game of the season
Don’t worry, there’s another 161 games still to go.
# bat man
You'll never be as cool as Luis Guillorme catching a flying baseball bat so don't bother trying
Balls. Of. Steel.
# Hungry for Success
Baseball star admits eating fake passport as he was smuggled into the US
Jose Abreu was the subject of an intense bidding war in the MLB in 2013.
# striking out
Tim Tebow is not the only former NFL player looking for a new career in baseball
Sanders Commings last appeared in a competitive baseball game in 2008, when he was in high school.
Kansas City Royals confirm death of 25-year-old World Series winner Ventura
Yordano Ventura died after a car accident earlier today in his native Dominican Republic.
# Say Cheese
The record-breaking, history-making US sports year in pictures
It was a good year to be from Cleveland. it was a bad year to be from Cleveland.
# Money Talks
Controversial Chapman returns to the Yankees on an $86 million contract
Chapman won a World Series with the Cubs this year.
# stepping up to the plate
Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow on track to make MLB breakthrough
New York Mets hitting coach Kevin Long says the 29-year-old ‘is put together like no athlete we’ve ever seen’.
# giving it sox
Sale changes Sox as Boston go all in for 2017
The Boston Red Sox have signed one of the best pitchers in baseball.
# Pitch perfect
Kate Upton did not hold anything back after her fiancé was snubbed for top baseball award
Tell us how you really feel, Kate.
# world champions
'What a wonderful world': How American newspapers reacted to the Cubs' historic victory
President Obama also paid tribute to the new world champions.
# go cubs go
Emotional rain delay team talk sparked the Cubs' historic triumph
At long last, for the first time since 1908, the Chicago Cubs are World Series champions.
# Once in a lifetime
History! Chicago Cubs end 108-year drought in dramatic World Series Game 7
Baseball, bloody hell!
# contact sport
Cubs show their claws in Cleveland to smash World Series into Game 7
One way or another, a World Series drought will end in Cleveland tonight.
# outcry
Cleveland could be forced to ditch mascot and logo even if they win the World Series
Chief Wahoo has provoked outcry from Native Americans.
# go cubs go
Unsung hero Ross keeps Cubs alive with Game 5 win
Facing elimination, the Chicago’s finest came up big to force a game 6 against the Cleveland Indians.