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Turkish NBA player gets death threats following failed coup

Far from the spotlight of American media and politics — where debates rage on about racism, gun violence, immigration, poverty, LGBT equality and a struggling bipartisan government — a harsh reminder was issued to those who still wonder why so many high-profile athletes are hesitant to stand up and speak out publicly about polarizing social issues. 656 more words


Milwaukee Brewers History - Hank Aaron's Final Home Run

On Tuesday, July 20, 1976, Hank Aaron hit his 755th and final home run for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 6-2 win over the California Angels.  1,852 more words

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Recalling the 1975 All Star Game at Milwaukee County Stadium

As this year’s All-Star Break wraps up, I’d like to take a look back to the 1975 All-Star Game that was played at Milwaukee County Stadium… 1,364 more words

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Currently Reading: One for the Record

One for the Record by George Plimpton – The late author was famous for his many forays into “participatory” journalism (especially those involving professional sports and athletes), but in this book he is content to play the role of observer as Hank Aaron pursues one of baseball’s most cherished records. 38 more words


The First Home Run Derby

Tonight, you can watch the Home Run Derby, a part of the All Star events since 1985. There will be high-tech distance trackers for every home run and plenty of chatter as the players smack dozens of baseballs out of Petco Park in San Diego. 75 more words


A Baseball Game at Quebec City's Stade Municipal

On July 5th, I attended a CAN-AM League baseball game between the Rockland Boulders and the Capitales de Quebec.

I was particularly interested in checking out the Capitales home park, the… 76 more words


Can Miguel Cabrera Overcome Pete Rose To Become The All-Time Hit King?

We all know that Miguel Cabrera, but how great can he truly be?  To start, Miguel is one of the best hitters if not the best of our generation.  421 more words

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