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FILE - In this June 20, 2004, file photo, Retief Goosen, of South Africa, holds the U.S. Open Championship trophy at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. Goosen was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, Monday, June 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
June 10, 2019 - 7:14 pm
CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (AP) — Retief Goosen woke up in a hospital room, learning later that his body was blackened, bloodied and lifeless from a lightning strike on a tiny South African golf course. Dennis Walters couldn't feel anything below his waist and knew his dream of playing professional...
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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announces Adley Rutschman, a catcher from Oregon State University, as the No. 1 selection by the Baltimore Orioles in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft, Monday, June 3, 2019, in Secaucus, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 05, 2019 - 6:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — This one was for Doc. Toronto selected Florida high school pitcher Braden Halladay , a son of the late Roy Halladay, in the 32nd round of the Major League Baseball draft Wednesday — the round matching his father's Blue Jays uniform number. The younger Halladay is a right-hander like...
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Jake Sheehan, 9, wears an Akron RubberDucks cap as he watches a minor league baseball game between Akron and the Bowie Baysox, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Akron, Ohio. For Akron, whose history is intertwined with the rubber industry’s, “a tough, gritty duck that’s really got that blue-collar ethos to it” was an ideal choice to rebrand, for both adults and kids. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
April 22, 2019 - 7:37 am
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — On a spring evening in eastern Pennsylvania, upon a bluff overlooking the Lehigh Valley, a carnival of baseball and pork products is at hand. From loudspeakers, swine-like sounds reverberate. Vendors roam the stands in clothing festooned with outsized strips of bacon. And yes...
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The "Hupmobile" is displayed at the annual NFL football owners meetings, Monday, March 25, 2019, in Phoenix. Fifteen men were ready to launch the 10 charter teams of the National Football League in 1920. They gathered in Ralph Hay’s car showroom in Canton, Ohio, and got down to business. Except for one problem: There weren’t enough chairs for everyone. Instead, a few of the future owners of NFL franchises sat on the running boards of the Hupmobile in Hay’s dealership. And when they were ready to sign the papers to establish the league, they leaned on the hood of the car to finish up.(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
April 11, 2019 - 12:46 pm
So there they were, 15 men ready to launch the 10 charter teams of the National Football League in 1920. They gathered in Ralph Hay's car showroom in Canton, Ohio , and got down to business. Except for one problem: There weren't enough chairs for everyone. A few of the future owners of NFL...
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North Carolina head coach Sylvia Hatchell instructs her team in the second half of a first round women's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Waco, Texas, Saturday March 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
April 01, 2019 - 1:56 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has placed Hall of Fame women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell and her three assistants on paid administrative leave amid player concerns and is reviewing the program. School spokesman Steve Kirschner said Monday in a statement that the review is "due to...
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Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer directs her team during the first half of a regional semifinal game against the Missouri State in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
April 01, 2019 - 6:54 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Defending national champion Notre Dame and Stanford have Hall of Fame coaches in Muffet McGraw and Tara VanDerveer and successful traditions that include two NCAA titles for each program. Even though they followed similar paths, they went years without meeting. But lately, they keep...
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