Baseball

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Curve balls

By Marvin Olasky
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Baseball | When bad things happen to once-good baseball players

Andy Crouch, Red Sox fan and cultural prognosticator

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Here’s the third and last extension of the interview with Andy Crouch from the March 22 issue of WORLD magazine. Crouch for a decade was an InterVarsity…

From the land of no tomorrows

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | “Where I come from there is no tomorrow, only today.” Hearing those words, you might think of an immigrant from a military state or someone who has known…

Rodriguez accepts punishment, drops lawsuits

By Mickey McLean
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Sports | New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez ended his legal battle against Major League Baseball (MLB) and its players’ union Friday, agreeing to accept…

Alex Rodriguez not giving up

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | UPDATE (5:15 p.m.): Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and its players’ union Monday, seeking to overturn a season-long suspension after a ruling by…

Guilt by association keeps players out of Cooperstown

By J.C. Derrick
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Baseball | Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) voters this week added three players to the Baseball Hall of Fame, one of sports’ most prestigious clubs.

Safer at home

By Zachary Abate
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Sports | With the game tied 6-6 in the 12th inning, Miami Marlins shortstop Emilio Bonifacio hit a sacrifice fly to right field. The runner on third base, Scott…

Web Reads: The Hobbit, modern-day piracy, and apps for traveling abroad

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | This week’s selection of interesting reads from around the web: Read to me. J.R.R. Tolkien fans can listen to eight free lectures on The Hobbit and even hear…

Boston’s victory for the ages

Boston’s victory for the ages

By Zachary Abate
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Sports | Obeline Biron remembers the 1918 World Series when the Boston Red Sox last won a decisive World Series game at home in historic Fenway Park. “I was 12 years…

Leading the league in celebrations

By Zachary Abate
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Sports | Jogging back to the dugout after hitting a titanic home run into the right-field stands Wednesday, Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez lifted…

Thankful that life is not a playoff series

By Barnabas Piper
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Faith & Inspiration | Extra innings, complete games, walk-off hits, beanballs, and human pile-ups between the pitcher’s mound and home plate—yep, it must be playoff baseball…

Sports Roundup: Baseball suits

By Zachary Abate
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Sports | Off the field, into the courtroom. Embattled New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig on Thursday for…

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