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  • A's agree to 10-year lease to stay in Oakland

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday. After reviewing several modifications made by the Oakland City Council last week, team owner Lew Wolff said he agreed to the terms of the lease to...

  • Cuba: Team boots 2 pitchers after defection bids

    HAVANA (AP) — Villa Clara pitchers Diosdani Castillo and Yasmany Hernandez Romero have been indefinitely kicked off their club after they recently attempted to defect, according to Cuban official media. The Vanguardia newspaper of Villa Clara province said Castillo and Hernandez tried to...

  • Fan injured by flying hot dog at Royals game has lawsuit reinstated by Mo. SC

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Missouri has reversed a jury’s verdict in favor of the Kansas City Royals Baseball Corporation in a lawsuit alleging a flying hotdog thrown by mascot Sluggerrr caused eye injuries to a spectator. Judge Paul C. Wilson delivered the...

  • Auction: Gehrig-signed July 4, 1939 ticket stub

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Yankee Stadium ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on July 4, 1939 — the day he retired from baseball — is going on the auction block. Heritage Auctions says more than 60,000 tickets were sold that day and only two are known to have survived. Of the two, only the mezzanine...

  • Cuba punishes 6 baseball players for exit attempts

    HAVANA (AP) — Cuban authorities say six baseball players have been ruled out of the national squad for trying to defect. Government news website Cubadebate lists the players as pitchers Diosdani Castillo, Carlos Manuel Portuondo and Yasmani Hernandez Romero, as well as infielders Gelkis...



From the Weekly Standard

  • For GOP, a Good Crop of Senate Candidates

    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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  • How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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  • The Ethics of Food and Drink

    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...

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