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Three days out, Trump and Clinton blitz swing states

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 06,2016

As the world looked on agog three days before the US presidential election Saturday, Donald Trump's campaign was building to a crescendo with a mad scramble to secure a plausible route to the White House. The populist Republican's rhetoric remains

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Iranian baby with heart defect admitted to Portland hospital

person Orange Themes access_time Feb 08,2017

Yahoo News PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Iranian infant in need of life-saving heart surgery has arrived at a Portland hospital with her family after being temporarily banned from coming to the U.S. by President Donald Trump's immigration orders.

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James Corden Fires Fruits and Vegetables at Jessica Alba, Kate Mara and Ken ...

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 01,2016

James Corden Fires Fruits and Vegetables at Jessica Alba, Kate Mara and Ken ... Try not to flinch! James Corden tested the reflexes of several stars on Wednesday night's Late Late Show. In the game called “Flinch,” the British host positioned actors

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LOOK: Baseball, Twitter celebrates the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's debut

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LOOK: Baseball, Twitter celebrates the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's debut Saturday, April 15, 2017, marks the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's history-making and history-shaking major-league debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers. By breaking...

Nine years after disaster, Fukushima to host 2020 Olympic baseball games

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Yahoo News Fukushima, the prefecture that was hit by a tsunami-triggered nuclear disaster in March 2011, has been approved to host baseball and softball matches in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics Games, organizers said on Friday. “By hosting Olympic...

Look, Baseball!

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Look, Baseball! I know I'm warmer than most on the World Baseball Classic, but I think it can only be a good thing that there's actual, competitive baseball being played right now, after a long cold winter. (My enthusiasm will wane by May, when I'll...

Faster play: how pro baseball commissioner hopes to speed up America's pastime

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Yahoo News Many of the rule changes the MLB is interested in – including implementing a 20-second pitch clock, and forcing the ball into play more rapidly while also limiting visits to the pitcher's mound made by players, coaches, and managers – are...

Japan's Otani says he won't pitch in World Baseball Classic

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Yahoo News TOKYO (AP) — Shohei Otani says he will not pitch for Japan in next month's World Baseball Classic due to injury, although he may still hit....

Some notable deaths of active pro baseball players

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Yahoo News A look at some of the notable deaths of active pro baseball players in recent years:...

Jewish-American pros look to boost baseball in Israel

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Yahoo News PETAH TIKVA, Israel (AP) — Israel has just one baseball-specific field, and most Israelis know little about the game. Yet the country has emerged as a potential spoiler in the upcoming World Baseball Classic thanks to quirky regulations...

Edwin Encarnacion's contract a good sign for Cleveland, baseball

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Edwin Encarnacion's contract a good sign for Cleveland, baseball The Indians, who ranked 28th in home attendance last season, reached agreement on a three-year, $60 million contract Thursday with free-agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion, according to...

For Congress, defense contracts are like baseball, apple pie

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For members of Congress, there's nothing more American than baseball, apple pie and big defense contracts....

Boras says labor deal will turn Latin players from baseball

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OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Agent Scott Boras says baseball's new labor contract will cause Latin American players to turn away from the sport and play soccer....

Baseball-Tentative contract agreed by MLB players, owners

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* New agreement to run through 2021 * Averts first labor action since 1994 players' strike * Details to be confirmed after draft of agreement (MLB confirms tentative agreement, adds background) Nov 30 (Reuters) - Major League Baseball (MLB) averted...

Baseball-MLB, players' union optimistic about new CBA

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Nov 24 (The Sports Xchange) - With one week remaining before MLB's current collective bargaining agreement expires on Dec. 1, the league and players' union are optimistic about reaching a deal to avoid a lockout. ESPN.com reports that sources told...

Olympics - Fukushima 'safe' for Tokyo 2020, says baseball boss

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- Fukushima, site of one of the world's worst nuclear disasters, poses no threat to players if baseball games are held there at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the sport's top official said. Tokyo organisers want to hold part of baseball's preliminary...

World baseball head not worried about Fukushima health risks

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TOKYO (AP) — Staging games in Fukushima for the 2020 Olympics will not present any health risk to players, the president of the World Baseball Softball Confederation said Friday....

Baseball|Josh Tomlin Found Inspiration in Opponents' Stands

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Baseball|Josh Tomlin Found Inspiration in Opponents' Stands CHICAGO — Josh Tomlin, the Cleveland Indians' starting pitcher on Friday night, looked into the stands at Wrigley Field before the biggest game of his life and spotted his mother and...

Baseball|Indians' Pitchers Roar to Life, and the Cubs' Bats Fall Silent

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Cubs Score, Cubs World Series, Cubs Game, Cleveland Indians, Indians, Coco Crisp, Indians Score, World Series Score, Cubs Vs Indians, Wrigley Field, Cubs Indians, World Series 2016 Score Baseball|Indians' Pitchers Roar to Life, and the Cubs' Bats...

BASEBALL-Mix of savvy, cash, luck, fans helps Ricketts lift Chicago Cubs

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By Nick Carey CHICAGO, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Ever since they bid to buy the Chicago Cubs in 2009, the Ricketts family has been credited with making sound business decisions that have brought the team to the brink of its first World Series championship...

Baseball|Theo Epstein and Terry Francona Have Their Players' Backs

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Baseball|Theo Epstein and Terry Francona Have Their Players' Backs He did not yet know Terry Francona, now his rival as the manager of the Cleveland Indians but once his colleague in glory. Epstein was just out of college, in his first full-time job...

Baseball|Theo Epstein's Shrewd Moves Fortify Cubs With Impact Players

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Baseball|Theo Epstein's Shrewd Moves Fortify Cubs With Impact Players Theo Epstein, the architect of the Chicago Cubs, has come to the end of his fifth season here with baseball alive in the crisp autumn air. “Walking the dog, walking around town —...

Baseball-style conference structure proposed for Tests

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Baseball-style conference structure proposed for Tests Conferences, rather than divisions, may be the answer to the ICC impasse over the future structure of Test cricket, allowing a two-year build to a championship playoff without dividing the game...

Baseball|Dodgers Shut Out Cubs Again and Take 2-1 NLCS Lead

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Baseball|Dodgers Shut Out Cubs Again and Take 2-1 NLCS Lead Catcher Yasmani Grandal after his two-run homer off Cubs starter Jake Arrieta gave the Dodgers a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the fourth inning. Credit Paul Buck/European Pressphoto Agency....

Baseball|Javier Baez, Cubs' Riveting Second Baseman, Is Leaving Mark on Playoffs

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Baseball|Javier Baez, Cubs' Riveting Second Baseman, Is Leaving Mark on Playoffs As the postseason has increasingly revealed, Baez, the Chicago Cubs' young dynamo, does not do half measures. He will flip his bat and admire the arc of balls that may...

Baseball|Cleveland Indians, With a Surprise Starter, Silence the Toronto Blue ...

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Indians, Indians Score, Blue Jays, Toronto Blue Jays, Andrew Miller, Francisco Lindor, ALCS, Cleveland Indians Score, Indians Game Baseball|Cleveland Indians, With a Surprise Starter, Silence the Toronto Blue ... CLEVELAND — For the first two games...