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Sports Cubs, White Sox Announce Spring Training Schedules, Will Meet 3 Times
Author: 0 Cubs, White Sox Announce Spring Training Schedules, Will Meet 3 Times

The Nats begin spring games as the visiting team in Palm Beach on February 23 as they face off with their co-tenets, the World Series Champion Houston Astros. The 2018 Spring Training calendar can be found here. They will open Grapefruit League play February 23 in Dunedin, Fla., against the Blue Jays and play 33 Grapefruit games in 33 days, with two off days and two sets of split-squad games.

Sports Serena Williams tells infant daughter to 'keep playing' in viral ad
Author: 0 Serena Williams tells infant daughter to 'keep playing' in viral ad

And in the commercial with Williams is her greatest accomplishment yet - her baby girl, Alexis Olympian Ohanian Jr. "I flew to London to meet with Sarah [Burton of Alexander McQueen] and ended up falling in love with the ball gown silhouette, which is completely the opposite of what I ever thought I would choose for myself", Serena said in an interview with Vogue .

Sports Boy Who Wanted Early Christmas Cards Loses His Battle With Cancer
Author: 0 Boy Who Wanted Early Christmas Cards Loses His Battle With Cancer

Jacob's family chose to hold a Christmas celebration earlier this month, where they transformed his hospital room into the North Pole, and requested people send in a few Christmas cards to the hospital. He received a card from a yellow-eye penguin rescue in New Zealand, and Mystic Aquarium brought real-life penguins to visit Jacob at the hospital.

Sports Amanda Staveley's consortium offers around £300m for Newcastle United
Author: 0 Amanda Staveley's consortium offers around £300m for Newcastle United

Whatever Ashley's valuation is, it does seem like he really wants out of the club once and for all. Negotiations will now continue but hopes of a deal being completed by Christmas have rescinded given the disparity in valuation. She watched Newcastle's 1-1 draw with Liverpool in October from the St James' Park directors' box but has since stayed away from the ground, instead sending her representatives to matches.

Sports AUDIO: Zolani Tete on his historic knockout
Author: 0 AUDIO: Zolani Tete on his historic knockout

Welp, that's over. We'll never get to see how Tete's conditioning was for the match, but I guess you don't need to be ready to run the whole match if you're capable of laying a guy out in 11 seconds. The South African etched his name into the record books when he flattened countryman Siboniso Gonya with his first punch to retain his World Boxing Organisation bantamweight crown.

Sports Penn State attendance up 6 percent for 2017
Author: 0 Penn State attendance up 6 percent for 2017

The Terps picked up a 20-19 road win against the Nittany Lions in 2014, but Penn State has won the last two meetings, including a 31-30 win at M&T Bank Stadium in 2015. That marked the seventh-best average in Beaver Stadium history and the first time since 2009 that Penn State's average attendance topped 100 percent of stadium capacity.

Sports Rashford's Manchester United 'idol' was…Tim Howard
Author: 0 Rashford's Manchester United 'idol' was…Tim Howard

Rashford has had a whirlwind rise to the United first team, going from the academy to winning four trophies in the senior side within just 21 months. The 20-year-old, who is much better known for his outfield play than that of between the sticks, has netted seven times for the north west giants so far this term across the Premier League , Champions League and the League Cup.

Sports Packers RB Aaron Jones arrested after traffic stop, faces drug-related charge
Author: 0 Packers RB Aaron Jones arrested after traffic stop, faces drug-related charge

Do the Packers talk to their players about this stuff? The report states that Larson smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle and observed that Jones had red and blood shot eyes. Jones has 70 attempts for 370 yards and three touchdowns for the year. He ran for 125 yards against the Cowboys in his first start, and 131 against the Saints two weeks later, but he suffered a knee injury and is expected to miss a few more weeks.

Sports Florida athletic officials flew to discuss job with Chip Kelly
Author: 0 Florida athletic officials flew to discuss job with Chip Kelly

However, they left without inking the talented coach to a contract, which raises concerns that UCLA, who fired coach Jim Mora on Sunday, could swoop in and steal Kelly from under the Gators' noses. Kelly: "I was in New Hampshire last week". Kelly turned OR into a national power during four seasons (2009-2012) as a head coach, leading the Ducks to a 46-7 records, four straight BCS bowl appearances and the 2011 national championship game .

Sports Baker Mayfield Punished By Oklahoma ... For Crotch-Grabbing
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield Punished By Oklahoma ... For Crotch-Grabbing

However, he said Mayfield will likely play during the game. This Topic is Missing Your Voice. . After Mayfield threw a short touchdown pass to Mark Andrews in the third quarter, he stormed down the OU sideline looking at the KU bench in plain sight of ESPN's camera, which caught his vulgar sequence that would become the focal point of the broadcast for a time.

Sports Five bullet-riddled bodies found close to Balochistan's Turbat area
Author: 0 Five bullet-riddled bodies found close to Balochistan's Turbat area

The incident comes days after 15 bullet-riddled bodies were found near the same area. As with the previous 15 they were ethnic Punjabis who were illegally travelling to Iran, he said. He said the five victims might have been kidnapped on Nov 15 with the other 15 people whose bodies were found the same day. Commissioner Makran stated that three out of the five deceased were identified as Usman Qadir, Danish Ali and Badar Munir.

Sports Georgia Dome goes out with a bang in scheduled implosion
Author: 0 Georgia Dome goes out with a bang in scheduled implosion

Monday. The Georgia Dome opened in 1992 and for 25 years was the home of the Falcons and plenty of other major sporting and entertainment events in Atlanta. The Dome has been replaced by the $1.6 billion Mercedes Benz Stadium, which sits just 83 feet from the old stadium. The former home of the Atlanta Falcons and the SEC Championship, is scheduled to be imploded Monday morning.

Sports Ravens activate RB Danny Woodhead from injured reserve
Author: 0 Ravens activate RB Danny Woodhead from injured reserve

It was a tough break, especially since Woodhead had three catches for 33 yards on the drive . The return of Woodhead is imminent, something the Ravens have been hinting at this week. Woodhead (hamstring) is eligible to play Sunday against the Packers after being activated off the IR-R on Saturday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Sports Jackson closes strong as Pistons rally back against Timberwolves
Author: 0 Jackson closes strong as Pistons rally back against Timberwolves

Some Timberwolves were crying foul when the Pistons' Reggie Jackson appeared to disrupt Butler's third free-throw attempt by shouting something at a teammate. They scored on 10 straight possessions and outscored the Wolves by 14 in that final stretch. More of the problem stemmed from the Wolves not getting good enough looks.

Sports Former NFL wide receiver Terry Glenn dies in Texas crash, officials say
Author: 0 Former NFL wide receiver Terry Glenn dies in Texas crash, officials say

He was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the first player to catch a TD pass from Tom Brady back in 2001. That year, he won the Fred Bilentikoff Award, given to the nation's top wide receiver. He played his collegiate football at Ohio State and was originally selected by the New England Patriots with the seventh overall pick of the 1996 NFL Draft.