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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Coroner says Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died from fentanyl and oxycodone overdose

The medical examiner in Texas reported today that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died from a toxic mix of the powerful painkillers fentanyl and oxycodone along with alcohol in an accidental overdose. photo/ More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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EXCLUSIVE: Is the ‘Rick Porcello Curse’ linked to a school teacher in Tampa

Over the weekend, Baltimore Orioles infielder Chris Davis broke his historic hitting slump after getting a first inning single off of Boston Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello. While Orioles fans let out a sigh of relief, More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Amit Raizada And Vision Venture Partners Dedicated To Both Business Success And Charitable Endeavors

Amit Raizada has a sterling resume that would make any businessman blush. He began his career in 2002 by founding Spectrum Business Ventures (SBV), a venture capital firm that ultimately accumulated over 60 companies More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Read This and Find Out Why Charter Services Are Essential For Your Success

In this modern era of rapidly growing technology, a good and reliable cable service is almost everyone’s need to get themselves interact with the world and with all the happenings around the globe. Charter Communications More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Zack Ward explains All Sports Market, sports team stock market

While most people may know Zack Ward as the red-headed bully in A Christmas Story or the pot smoking brother on TV’s Titus, the actor has ventured into a new and exciting venture: sports team stock trading. Zack More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Houston Astros win franchise’s first World Series, shortstop Carlos Correa proposes to Daniella Rodroguez

It took 56 years, but the Houston Astros can finally call themselves world champions after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 of a thrilling World Series. To make the night even more special, Astros More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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St Louis Cardinals’ Pride Night includes transgender Tassandra Crush throwing out the first pitch

One of America’s most beloved sports teams has invited a transgendered woman to throw out the first pitch during their highly promoted “Pride Night.” The St. Louis Cardinals, in partnership with Pride St. More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Braves Settle Lawsuit Over Foul Ball Injury

The Atlanta Braves have reached a settlement in a lawsuit involving a six-year-old girl who was injured by a foul ball at a game. The girl’s skull was shattered by the ball. The suit was filed by Fred Fletcher, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Tim Kendall, others on Toronto baseball: is it entering a golden age?

It was a warm October afternoon when Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons announced, Toronto as a baseball city, was on fire. While a declaration of its kind would hardly be news in an American city, where the More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Obama commutes Bradley Manning’s sentence, Chelsea Manning free and pardons James Cartwright, Willie McCovey

President Obama on Tuesday commuted all but four months of the remaining prison sentence of Bradley Manning, now named Chelsea Manning, the Army intelligence analyst convicted of a 2010 leak that revealed American More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Skillet’s ‘Feel Invicible’ races up Christian Music charts as ‘Unleashed’ Tour begins next month

Skillet has sold 11 million units worldwide, closed out 2016 with seven mainstream rock and 10 Christian year end chart placements and were once again the Top Christian Streaming Songs Artist of 2016, but 2017 marks More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Cubs vs Indians: History Will be Made and a Baseball Curse Will be Broken

It’s that time of year sports fans, where multiple major league sports are in full affect. Football is in full force across all spectrums, hockey is getting their season underway, and baseball is wrapping up theirs. What More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, June 9th, 2016
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Five Famous Older Athletes

When you think of a famous athlete, all too often your mind pictures a youngster just starting their sporting career. Be it Olympians winning medals while still in puberty, or professional athletes receiving huge More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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‘Million Dollar Arm’ Movie Review: A feel-good film that touches your heart

Most sports films follow the same basic flow: a team or player starts out well, is then surprisingly faced with some challenge or tragedy, and eventually comes back from adversity to make a big win. You really don’t More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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‘Million Dollar Arm’ pitching contest begins tryouts in Anaheim, New York, Orlando

Just ahead of their new film, Disney is offering up to $1 million in a new pitching contest. PRESS RELEASE: Disney is giving amateur baseball pitchers in the nation a chance to compete for a $1 million prize in More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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Roles of Jews in Baseball history explored in new exhibit ‘Chasing Dreams’

PRESS RELEASE: There are people whose contributions to baseball history went far beyond mere batting averages or stolen bases. They didn’t just play the game, they changed the game. For generations of American More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 9th, 2014
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This Day in History: Negro League star Satchel Paige nominated for the Baseball Hall of Fame

Pitcher Leroy “Satchel” Paige became the first Negro League veteran to be nominated for the Baseball Hall of Fame on February 9, 1971. Paige was a legend, with an amazing fastball, showmanship and played More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, December 14th, 2013
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Baseball to ban home plate collisions, Buster Posey injury noted

NBC reports Joe Torre and Sandy Aldersonannounced that the MLB Rules Committee has voted to ban collisions at home plate. The decision is now subject to approval by the players. If the players do not approve the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 11th, 2013
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Harrison Ford headlines Jackie Robinson bio ’42’ with Chadwick Boseman NEW TRAILER

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for writer/director Brian Helgeland’s real life drama “42.”  The film chronicles how Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boesman) and Brooklyn Dodgers general manager More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
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Former New York Yankee and Atlanta Brave Andruw Jones arrested for assault and battery

On Christmas Day, Andruw Jones was arrested near Atlanta, charged with assault and battery, with few details being released by authorities. The former Yankee and Brave was allegedly involved in a disturbance that More...


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