Houston Astros deny exec taunted women reporters following World Series berth

(CNN)The Houston Astros’ front office ought to be talking about World Series preparations after a thrilling weekend win. Instead, it’s denying allegations that a team executive verbally accosted women journalists. According to Sports Illustrated’s Monday report, the team was celebrating its Game 6 win over the New York Yankees when Taubman homed in on three women in the locker room, one wearing a bracelet promoting domestic violence awareness, and said six times, “Thank God we got Osuna! I’m so f***ing glad we got Osuna!” An editor’s note atop the Sports Illustrated story said the Astros declined to comment before publication but denied the allegation after the story was published. The statement, which CNN obtained Tuesday, said reporters were questioning a …