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New study breaks down the costs of being an MLB fan and it isn't cheap

A baseball team suddenly getting good is a beautiful thing. The ballpark fills up, the t-shirts start popping up around town, and bars all over the city are full of people cheering on their favorite team. The not as beautiful thing? Becoming a fan becomes a lot more expensive. It’s never cheap to follow a sports team. Getting your favorite ...

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Wrong Turn Costs Austrian Cross-Country Skier An Olympic Medal

In what could easily be any Olympic athlete’s worst nightmare, an Austrian cross-country skier took a wrong turn during the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Sunday, destroying her chance of earning a medal. Teresa Stadlober was in second place in Sunday’s 30-kilometer mass start, with just 7 kilometers (or around 4 miles) to go, when the 25-year-old mistakenly veered right on a ...

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Roundtable – Cutting costs in NASCAR

Our team of experts debate some of the biggest topics in NASCAR this week. Martin Truex Jr. picked up his sixth win of the season last Sunday at Charlotte. He’s clearly a favorite to make it to the final four of this year’s playoffs. Do you think it’s the team’s alliance with Joe Gibbs Racing, a switch to Toyota, new personnel ...

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Alberta's Staggering Dental Costs Are Part Of A National Problem

Last year, a provincial government report found that dental procedures cost up to 44 per cent more in Alberta than in neighbouring provinces. Does this inflated cost have an impact on dental health? You bet. A staggering 62 per cent of Albertans reported limiting dental visits due to cost concerns. That’s most Albertans skipping basic dental health care because of ...

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Mane dismissal costs Liverpool as City run riot

Manchester City took advantage of Sadio Mane’s controversial sending-off to thrash Liverpool 5-0 in an eventful Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium. Mane was shown a straight red card in the first half for a high challenge on Ederson that led to the City goalkeeper being carried off on a stretcher. City were … Premier League Football News

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Indiana apologizes after mistake costs Fitzgerald academic eligibility

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana University has apologized to defensive back Bryant Fitzgerald for a mistake that will cost the freshman his first year of eligibility. In a statement issued Saturday, athletic director Fred Glass acknowledged the school’s compliance office failed to properly advise Fitzgerald of his eligibility requirements. Indiana appealed to the NCAA on Aug. 3. It was denied Friday. ...

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