(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Astros take Dodgers down in Game Seven.  Springer wins World Series MVP.  Gordon takes step in right direction for Browns.  “Thursday Night Football” features Jets versus Bills.  Okafor wants out Philly.

>>Astros Win Game Seven For First World Series Title

(Los Angeles, CA)  —  The Houston Astros are World Series champions for the first time in their history.  They defeated the Dodgers 5-1 in Game Seven of the Fall Classic in Los Angeles.  Houston scored twice in the first inning and added three more in the second to lead 5-0 and cruise from there.  The Dodgers were denied their first World Series title since 1988.

>>Astros’ Springer Wins World Series MVP

(Los Angeles, CA)  —  Astros outfielder George Springer is the Willie Mays World Series Most Valuable Player.  Over seven games, Springer was 11-of-29 for a .379 average with five home runs and seven RBI.  Springer joins Reggie Jackson and Chase Utley as the only players to hit five home runs in a single World Series.  Springer also set the record for most extra-base hits with seven and total bases with 29.

>>NFL Conditionally Reinstates Browns’ Gordon

(Cleveland, OH)  —  The NFL is conditionally reinstating Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon.  The 26-year-old had been suspended indefinitely since September of last year for multiple violations of the NFL’s substance abuse policy.  Gordon is now allowed to attend team meetings, do conditioning work and individual workouts.  With continued compliance, he’ll be allowed to start practicing again November 20th.

>>Jets And Bills Meet On “Thursday Night Football”

(East Rutherford, NJ)  —  It’s an AFC East showdown on “Thursday Night Football.”  The Jets and Bills meet at MetLife Stadium tonight.  Buffalo was won two straight to get 5-and-2.  They beat New York 21-12 during Week One.  The Jets are 3-and-5.

>>Sixers’ Okafor Requests Buyout Or Trade

(Philadelphia, PA)  —  Center Jahlil Okafor is requesting a buyout or trade from the 76ers after the team declined to exercise the fourth-year option on his contract.  The option on his rookie deal would have paid him 6.3-million-dollars next season.  Okafor was the third overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, but has fallen out of favor in Philadelphia and has played just one game this season.

 

>>WEDNESDAY’S SCOREBOARD

MLB World Series
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Houston Astros 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 1
(Astros win best-of-seven World Series, 4-3)

NBA
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Philadelphia 76ers 119, Atlanta Hawks 109
Charlotte Hornets 126, Milwaukee Bucks 121
Phoenix Suns 122, Washington Wizards 116
Indiana Pacers 124, Cleveland Cavaliers 107
Miami Heat 97, Chicago Bulls 91
Boston Celtics 113, Sacramento Kings 86
Minnesota Timberwolves 104, New Orleans Pelicans 98
Orlando Magic 101, Memphis Grizzlies 99
Houston Rockets 119, New York Knicks 97
Utah Jazz 112, Portland Trail Blazers 103 (OT)
Denver Nuggets 129, Toronto Raptors 111
Dallas Mavericks 119, LA Clippers 98

NHL
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Chicago Blackhawks 3, Philadelphia Flyers 0
Pittsburgh Penguins 3, Edmonton Oilers 2
Toronto Maple Leafs 3, Anaheim Ducks 1
New Jersey Devils 2, Vancouver Canucks 0
San Jose Sharks 4, Nashville Predators 1

 

>>THURSDAY’S SCHEDULE  (All times are Eastern)

NFL
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8:25 p.m. – Buffalo Bills at New York Jets

NBA
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8:00 p.m. – Golden State Warriors at San Antonio Spurs
10:30 p.m. – Los Angeles Lakers at Portland Trail Blazers

NHL
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7:00 p.m. – New York Islanders at Washington Capitals
7:00 p.m. – Vegas Golden Knights at Boston Bruins
7:30 p.m. – Columbus Blue Jackets at Florida Panthers
7:30 p.m. – New York Rangers at Tampa Bay Lightning
7:30 p.m. – Detroit Red Wings at Ottawa Senators
8:00 p.m. – Montreal Canadiens at Minnesota Wild
8:00 p.m. – Dallas Stars at Winnipeg Jets
8:00 p.m. – Philadelphia Flyers at St. Louis Blues
9:00 p.m. – Pittsburgh Penguins at Calgary Flames
9:00 p.m. – Carolina Hurricanes at Colorado Avalanche
10:00 p.m. – Buffalo Sabres at Arizona Coyotes
10:30 p.m. – Toronto Maple Leafs at Los Angeles Kings

PGA
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Shriners Hospitals for Children Open  (at Las Vegas, NV)