Perspective

Perspective |  An epic, 18-inning win for the Astros produces only pain in Seattle

Perspective | An epic, 18-inning win for the Astros produces only pain in Seattle

SEATTLE — The zeros on the T-Mobile Park scoreboard, which lasted into the 18th inning Saturday, did not reflect boredom and inaction. Those were little circles of stress, containing 6 hours 22 minutes of playoff baseball tension, the weight of an elimination game that the Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners carried into deep exhaustion on …

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Perspective |  Angela Lansbury's success was no mystery: She owned every stage

Perspective | Angela Lansbury’s success was no mystery: She owned every stage

The queen has died, at 96. No, no, I mean our queen, the one who held dominion over theater hearts. Ageless Angela Lansbury may have been celebrated in television and movie culture as Jessica Fletcher and Mrs. Potts, but Broadway history claimed her far more centrally, as some of the most dazzlingly flamboyant characters in …

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Skull Session: Ryan Day Puts Football in Perspective, Greg Schiano Believes Rutgers Can Upset Ohio State and Tanner McCalister Tells the Story Behind His Buckeye Leaves

Congratulations, friends. You’ve made it to the weekend. Can I interest you in Ohio State football on Saturday as a reward? I can also offer you a gold star while supplies last. Let’s have a good Friday, shall we? KEEPING PERSPECTIVE. Ryan Day started his regularly-scheduled “lightning round” press conference with the media on Thursday …

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Fox News Flash top headlines for September 29

Curt Schilling puts Aaron Judge’s home run mark in historical perspective, reveals his AL MVP

Three-time World Series champion Curt Schilling said Thursday that he recognized Aaron Judge’s 61st home run as tying the “real” home run record, knowing that the New York Yankees slugger didn’t cheat to do it. Schilling appeared on OutKick’s “Don’t @ Me with Dan Dakich” and explained that he doesn’t recognize the home run marks …

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Perspective |  Lea Michele is just the gleeful diva this 'Funny Girl' needed

Perspective | Lea Michele is just the gleeful diva this ‘Funny Girl’ needed

NEW YORK — When Lea Michele launches missile-like into “Don’t Rain on My Parade,” she doesn’t just bring down the house. She brings down the whole darn block. The producers of the “Funny Girl” revival at the August Wilson Theater have at last come to their senses and let Michele loose on Fanny Brice and …

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Perspective |  The Nationals and their fans know the bottom.  This isn't it.

Perspective | The Nationals and their fans know the bottom. This isn’t it.

On the last day of the 2008 season, the Washington Nationals, managed by Manny Acta, fielded a lineup that featured Odalis Perez and Luke Montz as the batter. Emilio Bonifacio and Anderson Hernandez served as the double play combination. Kory Casto hit third and Ryan Langerhans cleanup. Ryan Zimmerman, the lone can’t-miss piece of a …

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Perspective |  Russell Wilson wanted a celebration.  He left Seattle with jeers, and a loss.

Perspective | Russell Wilson wanted a celebration. He left Seattle with jeers, and a loss.

SEATTLE — In a shiny mint suit and black bow tie, Russell Wilson was overdressed for this awkward affair. He looked like he was going to a gala, with his sparkling shirt studs and patent leather shoes, instead of a contentious homecoming. If Wilson expected a celebration when he packed that outfit, he ended Monday …

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Perspective |  Pumpkin spice won.  It's time to accept it and move on.

Perspective | Pumpkin spice won. It’s time to accept it and move on.

Comment on this story Comment This week, Starbucks began selling its seasonal pumpkin spice lattes, an annual event that has become the symbolic starting pistol of the crisp, floating-leaf, cable-knit autumn of our collective imagination. Never mind that, back in the right-side-up world, summer sweat is still rolling down our backs. But something feels different …

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Perspective |  No, Lorde will not grow a third eye because she swam in the Potomac

Perspective | No, Lorde will not grow a third eye because she swam in the Potomac

Comment on this story Comment While Lorde stumped most of DC by admitting her illegal act Monday night, she became an unwitting hero to a very small group. “I was lying in the Potomac River,” the star said in an interlude between songs during her show at the Anthem. “I love getting to swim in …

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Perspective |  Vanessa Bryant, Deshaun Watson's accusers demand more than a fresh start

Perspective | Vanessa Bryant, Deshaun Watson’s accusers demand more than a fresh start

Comment on this story Comment More than two and a half years later, Kobe Bryant’s widow is still grieving. She wears all black while walking into a courtroom, dark sunglasses masking her eyes from the shutter of a photographer’s lens. And once inside, Vanessa Bryant can’t stop the flow of tears as she shares her …

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