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Red Sox contract selling Babe Ruth to Yankees up for auction

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The contract transferring Babe Ruth from the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees is going to auction, ESPN reports. Josh Evans of auction house Lelands.com said the original copy of the December 1919 document “transcends everything,” and that it “changed America.” It represents the deal in which then-Red Sox owner Harry Frazee sold Ruth to …

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/22/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUECincinnati 5, Cleveland 1Arizona 5, Chicago White Sox 1 AMERICAN LEAGUEMinnesota 14, Baltimore 7N.Y. Yankees 4, Kansas City 2L.A. Angels 3, Tampa Bay 2Houston 1, Detroit 0 NATIONAL LEAGUEColorado 8, Philadelphia 1Atlanta 5, Pittsburgh 2San Francisco 6, Chicago Cubs 4 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSGolden State 129, San Antonio 115 NATIONAL …

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Amid death threats, Thunder center Enes Kanter wants US citizenship

Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Oklahoma City Thunder’s Enes Kanter has received online death threats and suspects his recent detention at a Romanian airport stems from his criticism of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. On Monday the center said the United States “is my home now,” ESPN reports. At a news conference in New York Monday, Kanter spoke out about …

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/21/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEL.A. Angels 12, N.Y. Mets 5 AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 3, Tampa Bay 2Toronto 3, Baltimore 1Cleveland 8, Houston 6Kansas City 6, Minnesota 4Boston 12, Oakland 3Chicago White Sox 8, Seattle 1Texas 5, Detroit 2Kansas City at Minnesota, postponed NATIONAL LEAGUEColorado 6, Cincinnati 4Pittsburgh 1, Philadelphia 0Washington 3, Atlanta 2St. Louis …

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Kyle Busch takes $1M prize at Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race

iStock/Thinkstock(CONCORD, N.C.) — It might not have earned him any points, but that $1 million prize sure must have been sweet for Kyle Busch who won the Monster Energy All-Star Race on Saturday Night. Not only did he take home the $1 million, he also recorded his first winning race in a Cup car at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It wasn’t …

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Retired Tennis Star James Blake to Run in Sunday’s NYC Marathon

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The retired tennis star mistakenly handcuffed by New York City police is returning to the city for this Sunday’s marathon. James Blake had planned to run the New York City marathon long before he was mistaken for a credit card fraud suspect and slammed to a Manhattan sidewalk by an undercover cop. “I’m probably going …

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Retired Tennis Star James Blake to Run in Sunday’s NYC Marathon

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The retired tennis star mistakenly handcuffed by New York City police is returning to the city for this Sunday’s marathon. James Blake had planned to run the New York City marathon long before he was mistaken for a credit card fraud suspect and slammed to a Manhattan sidewalk by an undercover cop. “I’m probably going …

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Freddies to take on Sparta Highland

With tournament play creeping its way up the Fredericktown Freddies are trying to snap out of a funk. The Freddies boys basketball team has lost three straight games going into a road matchup with Sparta Highland Friday. Fredericktown scored just 28 points in a loss versus Loudonville that started the streak and they then fell to Cardington on a buzzer …

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Arck wins a pair of awards

Alex Arck has been the backbone of the Mount Vernon Boys Basketball season and that continued in losses to Delaware Hayes and Olentangy. Arck, for his efforts has been named the Alicie’s Action Figure Frenzy Player of the game for both games. In the loss to Hayes Arck helped the Jackets to a four point halftime lead in an eventual …

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Lou and Gib Ice Arena to host hockey tournament

This weekend the Lou and Gib Ice Arena in Newark will be hosting the the 70-71 Area College Hockey Tournament. Friday and Saturday the tournament will be going on and Sunday is the big day as a pair of semi final games will take place in the morning, the championship game is at 2pm on Sunday. Games on Friday night …

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