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Boston Globe
Jack Kirrane, captain of gold medal-winning US Olympic hockey team in 1960, dies at 88Olympics. A pro career was cut short when he was drafted into the Army. Upon be
Jack Kirrane, captain of gold medal-winning US Olympic hockey team in 1960, dies at 88
Boston Globe / Posted 6 hours ago
Olympics. A pro career was cut short when he was drafted into the Army. Upon being discharged, Mr. Kirrane played in senior amateur leagues during a time when only amateurs could try out for the national and Olympic teams. At the 1960 Olympics, the... Read more
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Mississauga News
Neb. governor agrees to meet with Huskers' anthem protesterJournal Star report in which the newspaper quoted him as saying Rose-Ivey, Barr
Neb. governor agrees to meet with Huskers' anthem protester
Mississauga News / Posted 9 hours ago
Journal Star report in which the newspaper quoted him as saying Rose-Ivey, Barry and Neal should be kicked off the team. American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska executive director Danielle Conrad praised the three players for exercising their... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Tuesday's Sports Transactionsgames and fined him an undisclosed amount for throwing a pitch near the head of
Tuesday's Sports Transactions
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 14 hours ago
games and fined him an undisclosed amount for throwing a pitch near the head of Pittsburgh 3B Jung Ho Kang on Saturday. American League SEATTLE MARINERS -- Named Scott Hunter director of amateur scouting. [Article continues below] National... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
September 27and given the willingness of the players to cross the picket lines and networks
September 27
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted yesterday
and given the willingness of the players to cross the picket lines and networks to broadcast the replacement games, the union voted to end the strike on Oct. 15, 1987, without a new collective bargaining agreement in place. 1986: Metallica... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 27and given the willingness of the players to cross the picket lines and networks
September 27
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
and given the willingness of the players to cross the picket lines and networks to broadcast the replacement games, the union voted to end the strike on Oct. 15, 1987, without a new collective bargaining agreement in place. 1986: Metallica... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
September 27and given the willingness of the players to cross the picket lines and networks
September 27
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
and given the willingness of the players to cross the picket lines and networks to broadcast the replacement games, the union voted to end the strike on Oct. 15, 1987, without a new collective bargaining agreement in place. 1986: Metallica... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 27and given the willingness of the players to cross the picket lines and networks
September 27
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
and given the willingness of the players to cross the picket lines and networks to broadcast the replacement games, the union voted to end the strike on Oct. 15, 1987, without a new collective bargaining agreement in place. 1986: Metallica... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
September 27and given the willingness of the players to cross the picket lines and networks
September 27
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
and given the willingness of the players to cross the picket lines and networks to broadcast the replacement games, the union voted to end the strike on Oct. 15, 1987, without a new collective bargaining agreement in place. 1986: Metallica... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 27and given the willingness of the players to cross the picket lines and networks
September 27
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
and given the willingness of the players to cross the picket lines and networks to broadcast the replacement games, the union voted to end the strike on Oct. 15, 1987, without a new collective bargaining agreement in place. 1986: Metallica... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Who is better than the All Blacks?in 2000 but, by that time, a number of elite players opted out of playing meani
Who is better than the All Blacks?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
in 2000 but, by that time, a number of elite players opted out of playing meaning the dream (team) was largely over. Americans love a grandiose moniker to attach to their sporting heroes but it's hard to argue with the Dream Team, the name... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Never #NeverTrump - Not Voting Trump Is Republican Suicideto Clinton, Inc. She surely would bury him under a sea of cash, consultants, an
Never #NeverTrump - Not Voting Trump Is Republican Suicide
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
to Clinton, Inc. She surely would bury him under a sea of cash, consultants, and sheer manpower. That Trump was an amateur, a cad, his own worst enemy, cynically leveraging a new business or brand, and at any time could say anything was... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Family Heirloom, National Treasure: Rare Photos Show Black Civil War Soldiersthe photos in Capt. William A. Prickitt's album could fit in a locket: headshot
Family Heirloom, National Treasure: Rare Photos Show Black Civil War Soldiers
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
the photos in Capt. William A. Prickitt's album could fit in a locket: headshots of 17 black soldiers who served under the Union Army officer during the Civil War, most of their names handwritten on the mat surrounding the images. At just 2 inches... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Family Heirloom, National Treasure: Rare Photos Show Black Civil War Soldiersthe photos in Capt. William A. Prickitt's album could fit in a locket: headshot
Family Heirloom, National Treasure: Rare Photos Show Black Civil War Soldiers
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
the photos in Capt. William A. Prickitt's album could fit in a locket: headshots of 17 black soldiers who served under the Union Army officer during the Civil War, most of their names handwritten on the mat surrounding the images. Just two inches... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Are Minor Leaguers Paid So Little?new teams—exist for minor leaguers. The main reason the Curt Flood Act didn’t
Why Are Minor Leaguers Paid So Little?
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
new teams—exist for minor leaguers. The main reason the Curt Flood Act didn’t cover minor leaguers is that they lacked a union to represent them. The law, Grow says, “was basically a compromise hammered out between the MLB, the Major League... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Outdoor Chattanooga News And Eventssponsor this free event where participants paddle the quiet waters of Lookout C
Outdoor Chattanooga News And Events
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 days ago
sponsor this free event where participants paddle the quiet waters of Lookout Creek and learn about the rich Civil War and American Indian history associated with Lookout Mountain and Moccasin Bend. All equipment is provided. Some canoeing... Read more
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Philboxing
The Past Week in Action 20 September 2016: Canelo Ices Smith; Yamanaka Makes 11th Successful Title Defenseto boxing when his career as an NFL player with the Minnesota Vikings and Atlan
The Past Week in Action 20 September 2016: Canelo Ices Smith; Yamanaka Makes 11th Successful Title Defense
Philboxing / Posted 8 days ago
to boxing when his career as an NFL player with the Minnesota Vikings and Atlantic Falcons came to an end. He skipped the amateur ranks and went straight into pro boxing. He is too limited to go far. �White Chocolate� Pasciolla also 31is 6�4�... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Decade Lived in the Darkshe said, had been spectacular. Lyndsey has various ways of measuring her resi
A Decade Lived in the Dark
The New Yorker / Posted 8 days ago
she said, had been spectacular. Lyndsey has various ways of measuring her resistance to light. Her husband is a keen amateur photographer, and Lyndsey sometimes uses his light meter to calculate how much brightness she can withstand. At the... Read more
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The New Yorker
Making Sense of Modern Pornographysuch as YouPorn, RedTube, XVideos, and Pornhub. These work on the same model as
Making Sense of Modern Pornography
The New Yorker / Posted 8 days ago
such as YouPorn, RedTube, XVideos, and Pornhub. These work on the same model as YouTube: they are free, and steer users to amateur videos, snippets uploaded by commercial producers, and pirated material. Watching pornography no longer requires... Read more
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Queensland Times
Weird and wonderful tastes of beerHAVE you ever tried a tomato and sage infused saison beer, a peanut butter choc
Weird and wonderful tastes of beer
Queensland Times / Posted 9 days ago
HAVE you ever tried a tomato and sage infused saison beer, a peanut butter choc sweet stout or a key lime American pale ale? These were just three examples of the fermented creations at this year's annual Queensland Amateur Brewing... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
New Jersey officials describe capture of bombing suspectpeople in New York City. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). ROUGH CUT (NO REPO
New Jersey officials describe capture of bombing suspect
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 9 days ago
people in New York City. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). Story: An Afghanistan-born American sought in connection with a series of bombings that wounded 29 people in the New York City area over the weekend was... Read more
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The New Yorker
Jane Jacobs’s Street Smartsthem, the others being Iona Opie, the British folklorist who collected children
Jane Jacobs’s Street Smarts
The New Yorker / Posted 9 days ago
them, the others being Iona Opie, the British folklorist who collected children’s rhymes, and I. F. Stone, the independent American journalist. What they had in common was a sort of radiant self-reliance. They could say an obvious thing—that... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Kitchens tour, Palace activities set this weekwith a favorite backyard game as the Home Builders Association of Craven & Paml
Kitchens tour, Palace activities set this week
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 10 days ago
with a favorite backyard game as the Home Builders Association of Craven & Pamlico Counties presents the event. It invites amateur cornhole players to kick off the weekend with a day of food, drinks and the game. Proceeds from this event will be... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida Youth Football Newstheir lifetimes, and one of those certainly took place recently for the young m
South Florida Youth Football News
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
their lifetimes, and one of those certainly took place recently for the young members of a Tamarac Cougars' squad in the American Youth Football League (AYFL). The 9-Under Division Cougars pulled off a big upset, 12-0, over the defending... It... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Knelt protests? Our flag will still be thererise. And then a few more, and more after that. Depending on the news source,
Knelt protests? Our flag will still be there
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
rise. And then a few more, and more after that. Depending on the news source, about two dozen professional or high-profile amateur athletes have chosen to kneel during the performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" before sporting events. It started... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Sports critic really does give a RattsBlacks always beat them like 50-3, so it just came pouring out. "I referred to
Sports critic really does give a Ratts
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Blacks always beat them like 50-3, so it just came pouring out. "I referred to the Welsh as the 'village idiots' of rugby union, and it just went off." Rattue received 700 emails overnight. Flying to Australia for work, he was oblivious to the... Read more
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Philboxing
The Past Week In Action 13 September 2016: Golovkin, Gonzalez Remain UndefeatedIBO title. Troyanovsky (Troyvanovskaya) did not turn pro until he was 29 and di
The Past Week In Action 13 September 2016: Golovkin, Gonzalez Remain Undefeated
Philboxing / Posted 15 days ago
IBO title. Troyanovsky (Troyvanovskaya) did not turn pro until he was 29 and did not win any high level tournaments as an amateur. Only three of his opponent have lasted the distance and he was impressive here. Obara, 29, lost his first pro fights... Read more
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CBS News
NCAA president: N.C. events withdrawal over "bathroom law" was a "no brainer"on their birth certificate and not their gender identity, which is currently be
NCAA president: N.C. events withdrawal over "bathroom law" was a "no brainer"
CBS News / Posted 15 days ago
on their birth certificate and not their gender identity, which is currently being challenged by the Justice Department and American Civil Liberties Union. On “CBS This Morning,” Tuesday, NCAA President Mark Emmert said the decision of the board –... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Marc Riboud: Photojournalist found grace amid turbulence“I have shot very rarely news,” he once said. Rather than portray the military
Marc Riboud: Photojournalist found grace amid turbulence
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
“I have shot very rarely news,” he once said. Rather than portray the military parades or political leaders of the Soviet Union, for example, he was drawn to anonymous citizens sitting in the snow, holding miniature chess boards and absorbed in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington native Lauren Collins mixes love and language in 'When in French'more "practical." All she had, then, was a smattering of tourist-handbook phra
Wilmington native Lauren Collins mixes love and language in 'When in French'
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 days ago
more "practical." All she had, then, was a smattering of tourist-handbook phrases when she encountered Olivier, a dashing amateur pilot with a Ph.D. in mathematics and courtly continental manners. The path of true love rarely runs straight,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Titles for tweens and teens offer historical relevance, redemption and PG romanceheroes of Pilkey’s beloved “Captain Underpants”), “Dog Man” is a graphic novel
Titles for tweens and teens offer historical relevance, redemption and PG romance
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
heroes of Pilkey’s beloved “Captain Underpants”), “Dog Man” is a graphic novel styled as if penned by fourth graders. The amateur look of the drawings — combined with a hefty helping of grade-school camp — make for pure storytelling... Read more
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NJ.com
New Jersey fall festivals 2016: See our guide to 200 eventsFarms in Chester run from 6 to 10 p.m. for non-scary fall family fare; alstedef
New Jersey fall festivals 2016: See our guide to 200 events
NJ.com / Posted 20 days ago
Farms in Chester run from 6 to 10 p.m. for non-scary fall family fare; alstedefarms.com 23-25 — The Mercer County Italian American Festival returns to Mercer County Park in West Windsor from 3 to 11 p.m. Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
CCA runners perform well at Junior Olympic GamesSTEENS -- Chris Webber and Glenn Misiak still are getting used to having the te
CCA runners perform well at Junior Olympic Games
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
STEENS -- Chris Webber and Glenn Misiak still are getting used to having the term "All-American" associated with their names. After more than a month of wearing the term, Webber and Misiak like how it feels. The Columbus Christian Academy standouts... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Trump's speech jolts his Hispanic adviserswarned that the businessman's immigration plan will turn the U.S. into "deporta
Trump's speech jolts his Hispanic advisers
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
warned that the businessman's immigration plan will turn the U.S. into "deportation nation." "This is kind of a diplomatic amateur hour by Donald Trump," Kaine said on NBC's Today. Clinton's team seized on the issue of who will pay for a border... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
National Weather Service upgrades Hermine to hurricane, tornado watch issued for NE Floridawatch in effect until 11 p.m. in Duval, Clay, Nassau, St. Johns and Baker count
National Weather Service upgrades Hermine to hurricane, tornado watch issued for NE Florida
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 27 days ago
watch in effect until 11 p.m. in Duval, Clay, Nassau, St. Johns and Baker counties, according to the Weather Service. Times-Union news partner First Coast News is reporting garbage collection is canceled Friday in Duval County. 2:45 p.m. UPDATE:... Read more
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The Morning Call
What's cooking: Allentown Fair culinary contests and demosfoodies will find fun around every corner — from area chefs doing demonstration
What's cooking: Allentown Fair culinary contests and demos
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
foodies will find fun around every corner — from area chefs doing demonstrations (and offering samples) to contests for amateurs, kids and professionals that you can watch. New this year is the two-day Iron Chef competition. It's an expansion... Read more
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The News & Observer
What happens when Olympics, election, NCAA collideis curious, but appears to have no predictive value for the U.S. election loomi
What happens when Olympics, election, NCAA collide
The News & Observer / Posted a month ago
is curious, but appears to have no predictive value for the U.S. election looming on the horizon. Since World War II, Americans have participated in 17 Summer Games, missing only the 1980 version in Moscow to protest the Soviet invasion of... Read more

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