1. Sky Blue FC Upsets Sol to Claim 2009 WPS Championship

    Under bright sun on a warm day at The Home Depot Center in Carson, CA, Sky Blue FC capped an improbable run to win the 2009 WPS Championship presented by MedImmune, 1-0, over top-seeded Los Angeles ...

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  2. Jerry Remy To Return: Red Sox Broadcast Team Back At Full Strength

    After nearly five months of patching their line-up with replacement players, including Dennis Eckersley, Dave Roberts and Frank Viola, the Red Sox broadcast team will be at full strength Friday night when Jerry Remy returns to the booth...

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  3. Women's Pro Soccer Partners with U.S. Coast Guard on WPS All-Star Game

    Women’s Professional Soccer and the U.S. Coast Guard announced Tuesday that the Coast Guard will be the presenting partner of the WPS All-Star Game...

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  4. Philadelphia Independence Selects No. 1 in International Player Draft

    The Philadelphia Independence will select first in the Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) International Draft to be held September 22, 2009. This No...

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  5. Baseball Rubbing Mud: Road to the Hall Is Paved with Good Inventions

    I suspect that when Lena Blackburne glanced down at his statistics, he came to the gut-wrenching conclusion that his numbers just might not be Hall-worthy. After all, with a ...

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  6. Through the Eyes of the...Pizza Maker: It's All About the Pepperoni

    The following is part of a weekly series called "Through the Eyes of..." In each segment, I share interviews with or stories about those I view to be the "Good Guys." "Through the Eyes of.....

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  7. Joe Niekro: Daddy's Little Girl Knuckles Up for Aneurysm Research

    It's funny how life sometimes brings you down a path you didn't plan to walk down. You welcome its existence and take the first step with a slight sense of trepidation. You assume you know where you are headed but oftentimes have no idea what is in store

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  8. Spinners Send Five To NY-Penn League All-Star Game

    The Lowell Spinners, Class-A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, announced today that five members of the 2009 team have been selected as New York-Penn League All-Stars, hosted by the State College Spikes Tuesday, August 18...

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  9. IOC Keeps Schiller's Team on the Bench; No Baseball in 2016 Games

    Harvey Schiller, President of the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) could perhaps see the writing on the wall this morning when he logged onto his Facebook page...

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  10. San Jose's Goaltending Situation Less Cloudy with Upstarts Between the Pipes

    San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the team has re-signed Group II restricted free agent goaltender Thomas Greiss to a two-year contract...

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  11. Through The Eyes Of...Jimmy Scott: Greatest Pitcher You Never Heard Of

    The following is part of a weekly series called "Through the Eyes Of....". In each segment, I share interviews with or stories about those that I view to be the "Good Guys." "Through the Eyes of...

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  12. The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum: Feeling Like You're 10 Again

    Like any rites of passage, the day I turned ten-years-old was a big day in my life. Though I was still unable to vote, drive, or join the army, I was now eligible to participate in a tradition far more important...

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  13. Boston Breakers On the Outside Looking In After 2-1 Loss to LA Sol

    A second-half goal by Los Angeles Sol All-Star forward Marta, followed by a Shannon Boxx penalty kick in stoppage time dashed the Breakers’ hopes of making the playoffs, and ended ...

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  14. Red Sox and Epstein May Regret Clearance Shopping.

    The New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox employed drastically different philosophies this offseason while shopping for the latest in fashions for their World Series wardrobe...

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  15. Through The Eyes Of...Garrett Berger and The iFungo Ordinance Bat Line

    The following is part of a weekly series called "Through the Eyes Of....". In each segment, I share interviews with or stories about those that I view to be the "Good Guys." "Through the Eyes of...

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  16. Ex-Boston Red Sox Pitcher Gagne to Take on Tornadoes During Promotion Week

    When the 2009 Worcester Tornadoes return home from Brockton on Friday they will once again encounter the league leading Quebec Capitales and former Cy Young Award winner, Eric Gagne...

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  17. Through The Eyes Of...Dick Drago: When a Save Was A Save

    The following is part of a weekly series called "Through the Eyes Of....". In each segment, I share interviews with or stories about those that I view to be the "Good Guys". "Through the Eyes of...

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  18. Lisa Cole Takes the Controls for Breakers in Game against Athletica

    After spending the first two-thirds of the Boston Breakers season as head coach Tony DiCicco's co-pilot, assistant coach Lisa Cole had the opportunity to take the controls in last Saturday's 1-0 loss to the Saint Louis Athletica...

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  19. Ed Herrmann Scores a Hole in One with Charity Celeb Tourney

    When I last spoke to former Major League Baseball catcher Ed Herrmann for the story, "Catcher Ed Herrmann Scores Many Holes In One Following Baseball Career", he was busy, not only putting together ...

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  20. Three Breakers Voted Among First XI Selections for WPS All-Star Game

    Boston Breakers defenders Amy LePeilbet and Alex Scott, along with midfielder Kelly Smith, were among Women’s Professional Soccer’s selections of the league’s First ...

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  21. Boston Breakers Playoff Picture May Need a Mathematician to Figure Out

    The Boston Breakers enter their final match of the regular season as one of three teams looking to grab one of the two remaining playoff spots in Women's Professional Soccer (WPS)...

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  22. Red Sox Lay a Medium Sized Egg for Month of July Grade

    A dozen up and a dozen down sounds eggs-actly like the prize winning recipe at a short order cook convention. It is more accurately the medium sized egg that the Red Sox laid during the month of July...

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  23. Red Sox Josh Reddick Experiences Several Firsts in 4-0 Win Against O's

    Boston Red Sox prospect Josh Reddick experienced a handful of firsts in yesterday's 4-0 victory over Baltimore at Camden Yards...

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  24. Breakers Miss Opportunity to Clinch Playoff, Lose To St Louis 1-0

    Eniola Aluko scored her sixth goal of the season to lead Saint Louis Athletica past the Boston Breakers, 1-0, in Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) action Saturday night at the Anheuser-Busch Soccer Park in Fenton, Mo...

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  25. Finally Ready To Share: Todd's All-Star Blooper

    One of the most wonderful gifts, that has been passed down through the Civin gene pool has been the ability to share a good story...

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