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The weekend

The weekend was a bit boring mainly because I’ve been fighting illness. I stayed in Saturday and much of Sunday whilst all the others in the house went off to their shifts. 430 more words

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Samardzija eyes another gem against Astros

Jeff Samardzija and Scott Feldman, who squared off in a 13-1 A’s rout in Oakland on Thursday, will meet again on Tuesday in Houston, where the Astros will seek a second straight win over the division leaders.

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SPORTS:NIIGERIANS FIRST AND LAST IN COMMONWEALTH GAMES(ATHLETICS)

Sprinter Blessing Okagbare just won Gold in the Women’s 100m for Nigeria in the Commonwealth Games. She won in a time of 10.85 seconds in a new Games record, making her the second fastest woman of all time in World 100 metres. 37 more words

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Burns' memorable day ends with big league debut

Twenty-four-year-old outfielder Billy Burns got the call of a lifetime on Monday, the A’s summoned the prospect to fill in for Craig Gentry, who went on the disabled list. 22 more words

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Breaking news - Oakland Athletics

Astros get HRs from Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss, Matt Dominguez to beat A’s, end 5-game skid (ESPN) via http://ift.tt/1rZkxlD

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Chavez gets hit hard in loss to Astros

Stephen Vogt homered, but Jesse Chavez gave up three to the Astros, who added a fourth homer off Dan Otero en route to handing the A’s their third consecutive series-opening loss on Monday night at Minute Maid Park.

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Erin Rooney to play pro hoops in France

Erin Rooney, FCRH ’14, has signed on to play professional basketball in France for Arras Pays d’Artois Basket Féminin, a member of the Ligue Féminine de Basketball, Fordham announced Monday.

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