Bryce Harper’s love affair with his Vegas Golden Knights goes into overtime


Rick Scuteri / AP

Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) before a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, May 11, 2018, in Phoenix.

Wed, May 16, 2018 (2 a.m.)

It’s a series with significant stakes, with a buildup leaving Nationals star Bryce Harper sleepless at night, swept by an adrenaline rush that sometimes keeps him up until 3 in the morning, his body exhausted, his mind racing.

The series is determining the right to supremacy, standing last after a grueling season, and a championship parade to unite the city. Oh, you were thinking the Nationals-New York Yankees two-game series, the one being billed as a World Series preview?

Uh, sorry. Harper has something a little bigger on his mind.

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