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From Africa to hero, Bote's had quite a journey

CHICAGO — In a matter of weeks, David Bote has gone from an 18th-round Draft pick nobody knew to a Cubs hero, schmoozing with actor Bill Murray after hitting a pinch-hit walk-off grand slam. Maybe now people will pronounce the rookie’s last name correctly. It hasn’t been a smooth ascension to the Major Leagues for… MLB News Index

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Aaron Kramer's NASCAR journey

[unable to retrieve full-text content] … of years traveling on the NASCAR circuit, learning the ins and … best optimize within the limits NASCAR has given you.” Kramer is … to North Carolina and the NASCAR industry is well-worn. A coworker … a career in the ultra-competitive NASCAR industry, sometimes just making it … … NASCAR News

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Journey to 2022: FIFA President meets leadership of Qatar’s Supreme Committee

Focus will turn to Qatar 2022 following Sunday’s FIFA World Cup Final Qatar officials have been in Russia as observers Over 30,000 visited Qatar 2022 exhibitions in Russia As soon as referee Nestor Pitana blows the final whistle and the Trophy is lifted by Croatia’s Luka Modric or France’s Hugo Lloris, the fireworks lighting up the Luzhniki Stadium will announce ...

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Darrell Wallace Jr.'s Daytona 500 journey chronicled in docu-series

Darrell Wallace Jr.’s first appearance in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ biggest race is going to get some extra attention. Wallace’s first attempt at the Daytona 500 will be chronicled in a new docu-series called, “Behind the Wall: Bubba Wallace,” which will be shown this week and next on Facebook Watch. The first episode will post on Thursday. A ...

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Olympic journey begins for Canadian men's hockey team — in Latvia

By Tim Wharnsby, CBC Sports RIGA, LATVIA — From the youngest player, 25-year-old Christian Thomas, to the oldest, a pair of 37-somethings in Chris Lee and Chris Kelly, the dream has begun in earnest for the journeymen of the Canadian men’s Olympic hockey team. Most of the 25-player roster gathered here on Monday and has been put through paces by ...

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Nathan Eovaldi opens up about his 2nd journey through Tommy John surgery

Nathan Eovaldi didn’t believe it was serious. Every pitcher is sore in August. He thought this was no different. He knew the type of pain all pitchers fear. The pain that results in a player hearing the name they never want to hear: Tommy John. He had been down that road once before as a high school senior. This wasn’t ...

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