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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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Esurance MLB Awards: Facts and figures

The MLB Awards annually honor MLB’s greatest achievements as part of an industry-wide balloting process that includes five groups, each of which accounts for 20 percent of the overall vote: media, front-office personnel, retired MLB players, fans at MLB.com and Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) members. The MLB Awards are an all-inclusive program, encompassing the top players and performances ...

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A cut above: Facts & figures on MVP hopefuls

• Awards coverage The competition for each BBWAA award is full of star power. In the AL, Aaron Judge mashed a rookie-record 52 home runs, and he could join Fred Lynn (1975) and Ichiro Suzuki (2001) as just the third player to win the MVP and Rookie of the Year Award in the same season. He’ll face stiff competition, however, ...

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