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Fun facts about only other Red Sox-Dodgers WS

The Dodgers have won the National League pennant 23 times. The Red Sox have been kings of the American League 14 times. But surprisingly, for all that success, the teams have only met once before in the World Series — all the way back in 1916, when the Red Sox beat the Brooklyn Robins (named after manager Wilbert Robinson) in ...

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Fun facts about possible World Series matchups

We are exactly 12 days away from Game 1 of the 2018 World Series, and we know the matchup will be one of four possibilities: Brewers-Red Sox, Dodgers-Astros, Brewers-Astros or Dodgers-Red Sox. Each of these matchups will be fun — it’s the Fall Classic, after all — but some of them are fascinating beyond the conventional matchup. Here’s a look ...

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A record 221 dingers and more Derby facts

It was a memorable, record-breaking night in the nation’s capital as eight competitors battled it out in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby at Nationals Park. In the end, the home favorite triumphed. Washington’s Bryce Harper, buoyed by the crowd, walloped 19 final-round home runs — the last during a 30-second bonus period — to take a dramatic walk-off victory over ...

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10 amazing facts from epic Colon-Verlander duel

With two former Cy Young Award winners taking the mound at Minute Maid Park on Sunday night, a pitching duel could have reasonably been expected between the Rangers and Astros. But in this case, two veteran right-handers were dueling, one of whom is 9 years older than the … MLB News Index

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NBA office, referees disagree on facts regarding L2M protocol

Nobody seems to be getting along with NBA referees this season. While the refs’ simmering tensions with the league’s players have been well-documented, they’re also apparently engaged in a dispute with the league office over the protocol surrounding the ever-controversial Last Two Minute reports. The Referees’ Association has long been critical of the reports, <a href="https://697f6f9668… NBA | theScore

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OSPCA Is Misrepresenting Facts Of Cruelty Case: Dog-Sledding Company

A dog-sledding operation being investigated for allegations of animal cruelty says Ontario’s animal welfare agency is misrepresenting the facts of the case. The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals launched an animal cruelty investigation into Windrift Adventures after a complaint from two people who alleged dogs were being mistreated at the operation in Moonstone, Ont. Last week, ...

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