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Daily Archives: 6th February 2018

Front and center: What makes CF special?

Every team in baseball, when setting their defensive lineup in the outfield, has the same idea in mind: Put your best defender in center field. It doesn’t always work out that way in practice, due to seniority or clubhouse standing or health, but that’s the general idea. The best defenders are in center, and as they age and slow, former ...

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F1: Grid Kids program to replace grid girls at Formula 1 races

FORMULA 1 will use grid kids in 2018 after the sport decided to stop using grid girls before races. The youngsters will be young karters and aspiring racing drivers selected by each grand prix’s national sporting authority and 20 at each event will have the chance to stand alongside the drivers on the grid before the race. The grid kids ...

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Pitino: Gophers have 'got to play close to perfect' to win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) With eight losses in its last nine games, Minnesota’s once-bright season has taken a dim turn. Missing two of their original starters, with a third playing through a persistent injury, the Gophers have been forced to endure another winter of growing pains they appeared to be past with last year’s breakout fourth-place finish in the Big Ten. The ...

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Andrew Scheer Asks Why Justin Trudeau Has Money For Bahamas Trip But Not Veterans

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are demanding Justin Trudeau apologize to veterans after the prime minister said some injured ex-soldiers are asking for more than the federal government can afford. Trudeau made the comments last week during a townhall event in Edmonton where a wounded veteran accused the prime minister of breaking a key promise from the last election. While ...

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College baseball: NCBWA releases Preseason All-America teams

DALLAS – With numerous returnees from the 2017 NCBWA postseason All-America teams, the 18th annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers preseason All-America squad offers an inside glance at the top NCAA Division I players scheduled to star in the 160th season of intercollegiate baseball. PRESEASON POLLS: | Baseball America | <a … Baseball News

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Rob Gronkowski Doesn't Flinch At Mention of 'Retirement'

Have we seen the last of Gronk? Reporters peppered a subdued Rob Gronkowski with questions about retirement after his New England Patriots lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl Sunday night. And he didn’t do much to shoot down the speculation.

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