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Bruce Sutter, Hall of Fame pitcher and World Series champion, dies

Sutter played 12 seasons in the major leagues, was a six-time All-Star and ended up with 300 saves over his Hall of Fame career. ST. LOUIS — Bruce Sutter, a Hall of Fame reliever and the 1979 Cy Young winner, has died. He was 69. The Baseball Hall of Fame said Sutter died Thursday in […]

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Umps check Padres pitcher Musgrove’s ears for sticky stuff

The bizarre inspection lit up social media and sparked a number of theories. NEW YORK — Joe Musgrove got an earful — and didn’t mind at all. The San Diego Padres pitcher was working on a one-hitter and about to face the Mets in the sixth inning when New York manager Buck Showalter walked out […]

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Science

This Plant Lurks Underground to Trap Prey in a Way We’ve Never Seen Before

We often think of plants as sedate, tranquil organisms that can’t help but keep to themselves. But not all plants are harmless wallflowers. Carnivorous plants, as the name suggests, eat prey – mostly bugs, but also small animals, and other nutrient-rich matter.   While the whole idea seems vaguely nightmarish at first, these “ecologically unique” plants need […]

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‘We had to say no’ Dragons’ Den pitcher turns down £75k deal – business now worth £6m

Dhruvin continued: “After appearing on the show, our brand and revenue went up and up. “The business had growth five times in the period of negotiations, so for us as a business, we had to say no. “While it was a shame we couldn’t have them involved, we’re sure Tej and Peter would have made […]

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Dragons’ Den pitcher secured the ‘best deal’ in history of show – business now worth £30m

Founded in 2012 by ‘dadpreneurs’ Asi Sharabi, David Cadji-Newby, Tal Oron and Pedro Serapicos, Wonderbly entered the Den in 2014 in search of a £100,000 funding boost for four percent equity. During the pitch, the Dragons were impressed by the rapid growth that the business had experienced so far, having scaled by an eye-watering 2,000 […]

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MLB suspends Dodgers star pitcher Trevor Bauer for 2 seasons over violation of sexual assault policy

Umpires check the hat and glove of Trevor Bauer #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers for foreign substances after the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on June 28, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Meg Oliphant | Getty Images MLB suspended Trevor Bauer for two seasons after completing an investigation into […]

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Cerebral palsy doesn’t hold back pitcher for San Diego City College baseball team

Dylan Vaughn’s condition presents no limits to his abilities or his attitude. SAN DIEGO — “You know what? Baseball is such a beautiful game,” said Dylan Vaughn.  Vaughn is simply remind us of a simple fact.  His teammate Andre Petties Wilson says Dylan is always up. “Dylan has a crazy spirit. Just, it’s indescribable.” Dylan […]

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Rangers pitcher gives wholesome answer to question asked by reporter close to his heart: his sister

Taylor Hearn smiled and chuckled while his sister finished asking her question and his response left social media misty-eyed and needing tissues. ARLINGTON, Texas — File this one under “one of the most wholesome moments you’ve ever seen.” The Texas Rangers may have lost a tough game in their home opener against the Colorado Rockies […]

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O’Neill Selected as BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week – Seton Hall University Athletics

Story Links NEW YORK – Senior right-handed pitcher Brennan O’Neill (Morristown, N.J.) was named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week following his solid outing in the series finale against No. 11 Florida, the conference office announced on Monday.   In the Pirates 6-4 road victory against eleventh-ranked Florida, O’Neill racked up a career-high nine strikeouts over five […]

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Ex-MLB pitcher Odalis Pérez dies after accident at his home

Odalis Pérez had a 10-year career in the majors, playing for Atlanta, the Dodgers, Kansas City and Washington. SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Odalis Pérez, a left-hander who threw the first pitch at Nationals Park and was an All-Star with the Los Angeles Dodgers during a 10-year career in the majors, has died. He was […]