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Olympic August: Jesse Owens

by | Wednesday, August 3, 2016 |

On Aug. 3, 1936—80 years ago today—African American track and field star Jesse Owens won the gold...

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Tears of Joy in Cooperstown

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016 |

On Sunday, July 24, Ken Griffey, Jr., and Mike Piazza became the newest members of the National...

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Pokémon Goes!

by | Thursday, July 21, 2016 |

Pokémon Go leads a player on the game path in Tarragona, Spain, on July 18, 2016.Credit: © Nito,...

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AL All-Stars Top NL

by | Wednesday, July 13, 2016 |

Tuesday night, July 12, the powerful All-Star bats of the American League (AL) triumphed over the...

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