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FILE- In this March 22, 1937, file photo Lou Gehrig bats the ball for the New York Yankees in his first exhibition game of the season against the Boston Bees in St. Petersburg, Fla. Al Lopez is the Bees' catcher and Tiny Parker is the home plate umpire. A collection of Gehrig memorabilia, which includes various photographs, letters and signed documents, and baseballs, is now available as part of Heritage Auctions' latest offering. (AP Photo, File)
February 18, 2019 - 11:11 am
Bob Ellis knew what he wanted from his mother-in-law's collection of Lou Gehrig memorabilia both times she asked him to pick something out as a Father's Day gift. It was a hat worn by the New York Yankees slugger and a baseball signed by fellow Hall of Famers Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Tris Speaker and...
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February 18, 2019 - 10:39 am
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is celebrating the 100th anniversary of a meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, that sparked the league with a yearlong celebration. The Kansas City Star reports that the museum in the 18th and Vine District has announced the festivities will begin Feb. 13, 2020. That'...
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February 18, 2019 - 10:39 am
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is celebrating the 100th anniversary of a meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, that sparked the league with a yearlong celebration. The Kansas City Star reports that the museum in the 18th and Vine District has announced the festivities will begin Feb. 13, 2020. That'...
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February 18, 2019 - 9:52 am
(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) -- This year’s Daytona 500 featured two history-making women working behind the scenes. Brehanna Daniels and Breanna O’Leary became the first women to change tires as part of a pit crew at the legendary race. Daniels also became the first African-American woman to change tires...
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February 18, 2019 - 9:02 am
(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) -- The Daytona 500 ended in a wild finish Sunday, and some history was even made in the process. The so-called "Super Bowl of NASCAR" saw a total of five wrecks in the final 20 laps, including one involving 21 cars, which knocked 10 cars out of the race. All of the drivers...
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February 18, 2019 - 6:20 am
(NEW YORK) -- It appears Mike Moustakas will be staying in Milwaukee for at least another year. Citing a league source, ESPN reports the third baseman has agreed on a one-year, $10 million deal with the Milwaukee Brewers. The contract is said to include a mutual option on a second year. Moustakas,...
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February 18, 2019 - 6:18 am
(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Team LeBron West 178, Team Giannis East 164 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Pittsburgh 6, NY Rangers 5 St. Louis 4, Minnesota 0 New Jersey 4, Buffalo 1 Philadelphia 3, Detroit 1 Florida 6, Montreal 3 Anaheim 5,...
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Denny Hamlin, center front, poses for a photo with his crew members after winning the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
February 18, 2019 - 1:16 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joe Gibbs closed his eyes during a tribute lap for his late son, while crew members raised a banner to honor the co-founder of Joe Gibbs Racing. J.D. Gibbs had been hand-picked by his father to run the organization, changed tires during the early seasons, had a brief...
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St. John's guard LJ Figueroa reacts after making a three-point basket against Villanova during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
February 18, 2019 - 12:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A 70-foot shot just before halftime gave St. John's momentum, and LJ Figueroa and the Red Storm used a strong defensive effort in the second half to surprise No. 13 Villanova. Figueroa scored 22 points and St. John's rallied to beat the Wildcats 71-65 on Sunday night. It was the...
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Team LeBron's Karl-Anthony Towns, of the Minnesota Timberwolves, heads to the hoop against Team Giannis' Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks, during the first half of an NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
February 17, 2019 - 11:33 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LeBron James was trading lob passes with Dwyane Wade again, one last time. Catching lobs from former teammate Kyrie Irving once again, too. And after making a stepback 3-pointer late, he stared down Joel Embiid to send a message without saying a word. Oh, this mattered to...
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