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For the first time in 108   years, the Chicago Cubs   are World Series Champions.  The Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians, 8-7, on Wednesday in Game 7 of the World Series behind home runs from Dexter Fowler and David Ross. The Cubs got things started immediately with a leadoff home run from Dexter Fowler. The solo shot to center field was the first leadoff homer in a winner-take-all World Series game , according to ESPN Stats & Info.

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History was made ― and the collective heart rate of America was raised ― Wednesday night and into the early hours of Thursday when the Chicago Cubs won the World Series for the first time in 108 years. Game 7 unfolded as we probably should have expected a major championship game would play out in a year like 2016: It was batshit crazy

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Jeurys Familia , an All-Star closing pitcher for the New York Mets who recently appeared in an ad campaign against domestic violence , was arrested for domestic violence  on Monday, the Bergen Record reports.  Fort Lee, New Jersey, police accused Familia, identified as Jeurys F. Mojica, of causing “bodily injury to another,” according to a complaint posted Tuesday by The Record. The victim, whose name is redacted from the complaint, had “visible injuries, specifically a scratch to the chest and bruise to the right cheek.” Familia, 27, was arrested after an officer who responded to the incident “found probable cause to believe domestic violence had occurred,” the complaint states. The athlete was charged with simple assault, and bail was set at $1,500.  In a statement to The Record, the Mets said, “The matter was brought to our attention and we are monitoring the situation.” Familia was among a number of athletes who recently starred in an ad campaign sponsored by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence .

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The world has changed a lot since 1908, when the Chicago Cubs last won a World Series . Back then, Orville Wright was trying to fly a plane. Henry Ford had just produced his first Model T automobile

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The Clintons have no shame, that much you can count on. That stupefying arrogance was on full display in the most recent presidential campaign debate when Hillary Clinton countered Bernie Sanders’ charge that she was compromised by her close ties to Goldman Sachs and other rapacious Wall Street interests with the retort: “Sen.

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By Judith E. Glaser and Sudip Samaddar Anybody who has ever practiced cold calls knows what resistance and avoidance mean and how they feel.

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In the movie “Being There,” a gardener labeled Chauncey, played by Peter Sellers, manages like a live action Mr. Magoo to blindly stumble his way toward being a media sensation, key adviser and possibly a presidential candidate, without really knowing anything more than gardens and television shows

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The American Response to ISIS

19Nov

In the wake of the Paris bombings by ISIS, the United States has joined the world in expressing outrage and its determination to destroy the terrorist group. But with what actions should America – and individual Americans – respond

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Purpose at Work: It Comes from Within

15Nov

Over the last few years a lot has been written about making jobs “purposeful.” Reid Hoffman just posted an article about the importance of purpose, and described how LinkedIn creates purpose.  Earlier this year the New York Times described how Mark Bertolini, the CEO of Aetna, has applied purpose to their workforce. And my own research with Glassdoor shows clearly that “culture and values” are the most highly correlated factors in someone’s likelihood of recommending their company as a great place to work.

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Last night in Berlin, we celebrated the 7th birthday of Matilda Foelsch.

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Finding the best credit card is part art, part science. No single credit card is better than all others in all categories — or for all people. But by understanding your options and asking the right questions, you can find the card that’s the best fit for your spending habits and credit situation

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This might go down as the most touching Kiss Cam moment ever .  Former President Jimmy Carter, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, shared a loving smooch with Rosalynn, his wife of 69 years , at Turner Field in Atlanta on Thursday night. The two longtime Braves fans were attending the game against the Blue Jays

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On the baseball field, Darryl Strawberry seemed like he could do no wrong.

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It all started when 16-year-old Charlotte D’Alessio and 18-year-old Josie Canseco , a model and the daughter of former MLB player Jose Canseco , headed to Coachella together. The best friends’ looks included flash tattoos, perfect eyeliner, a body chain and a tongue-in-cheek “Rolling” T-shirt with a roller skate on it. According to BuzzFeed, the girls first got noticed when professional photographer Bryant Eslava captured them dancing together

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Just weeks after Domino’s offered 50 percent off all online orders for March Madness, the company is back with yet another sports-centric deal. This time you’ll get a free pizza with the return of Domino’s MLB no-hitter pizza promotion. So if you’re looking to score a free pie, you’d better hope that nobody scores.

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MIAMI (AP) — The former owner of the South Florida clinic that supplied performance-enhancing substances to Major League Baseball players and other athletes has been sentenced to four years in federal prison. U.S.

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By Liana B. Baker NEW YORK (Reuters) – Time Warner’s TWX.N HBO is preparing to sell a standalone service over the Internet for the first time, in one of the most closely watched moves in pay TV history. Yet the road to the launch has been far from an easy one – marked by changes in strategy, deadlines, and the departure of its chief technology officer along with two of his lieutenants

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On the field, Sandy Koufax wasn’t just any baseball player .

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A lightning storm viewed from space looks like it could be a deleted scene from “Independence Day.” Just check out this timelapse video taken by American astronaut Reid Wiseman , who is currently aboard the International Space Station: More…

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One of Britain’s most famous journalists has written that his reporting in Gaza has affected him as nothing he has ever witnessed. Jon Snow, who has anchored “Channel 4 News” in the UK for 25 years, recently traveled to the Palestinian territory to report on the Israeli invasion. In a blog post on Friday , he wrote, “I feel guilty in leaving, and for the first time in my reporting life, scarred, deeply scarred by what I have seen, some of it too terrible to put on the screen.” More…

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DETROIT — Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Thursday called on Republicans to take action immediately and address the need for immigration reform.

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Hailing from the sunny shores of New Jersey, Cristina brings a diverse background to the Mudderella team.

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The Obama administration will announce plans on Monday to enforce a long-ignored federal mandate: a decade-old requirement that states give students of all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds equal access to good teachers . The new initiative, called “Excellent Educators for All,” aims to bring states into compliance with a teacher equity mandate in the No Child Left Behind Act, the George W. Bush-era law that requires states to reward and punish schools based on standardized test scores.

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The Republican National Committee is celebrating former President George W. Bush’s birthday this weekend by selling wistful “I Miss W.” t-shirts to its supporters.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday put on hold a judge’s order striking down Indiana’s gay marriage ban, bringing same-sex marriages to a halt and leaving those who’ve already tied the knot in legal limbo. The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago issued the order two days after U.S

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It’s safe to say that Ami Ayalon, former head of Israel’s Shin Bet , knows a bit more than conservative pundits about the mentality of terrorists and what motivates them to commit atrocities. In the documentary The Gatekeepers , Ayalon recalled the time he truly learned why terrorist groups continually engage in terror, even when up against a much larger and more powerful IDF: More..

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MIAMI (AP) — For the entirety of the regular season, the supremacy of the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference was brought into serious question by the Indiana Pacers. Then came the playoffs. More..

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Conrad Gregor’s 1st Home Run Is Caught By His Dad (VIDEO)

26May

A home run is a big moment for any ballplayer, and the first of the season is even bigger. But when that homer is caught by Dad?

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Republicans Gear Up For The Great Grouse War Of 2014

24May

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are working to block federal protection of several species of grouse, arguing that listing the birds as endangered will hurt energy development and agriculture in Western states. Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and four other House Republicans, along with Sens.

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Bruma, el joven talento del Sporting, en la órbita del Real Madrid

14Ago

MEDIOTIEMPO | Agencias Lisboa, Portugal, miércoles 14 de Agosto del 2013 El PSV Eindhoven y el Galatasaray también estarían interesados El jugador mantiene un conflicto con el Sporting debido a su contrato Armindo Tué Na Bangna, más conocido como ‘Bruma’ y considerado con 18 años unas de las mayores promesas del futbol portugués, está en la órbita del Real Madrid, aseguró su abogado, Bebiano Gomes, en declaraciones recogidas este miércoles por la prensa lusa. Junto al club blanco, también los holandeses del PSV Eindhoven y los turcos de Galatasaray estarían interesados en hacerse con los servicios del joven futbolista, considerado la última perla de la prolífica cantera del Sporting de Lisboa, donde se formaron Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Figo y Paulo Futre

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Edgar Malagón | MEDIOTIEMPO Ciudad de México, martes 24 de Abril del 2012 El Director Deportivo dijo que el ingrediente especial es la clasificación a la Liguilla Quintano señaló que se ha hablado con los jugadores para renovar pero todavía no hay negociación formal Espera la respuesta de Conmebol sobre la queja de la FMF Con el ingrediente extra de jugarse el pase a la Liguilla, el Director deportivo de Cruz Azul Alberto Quintano dijo que es un desafío para los cementeros conseguir una victoria ante América en el Clásico capitalino. El directivo señaló que el duelo es especial bajo cualquier circunstancia y por ahora están enfocados en los 90 minutos del domingo en el Estadio Azteca antes de pensar en renovaciones y otros temas extracancha. “Es un Clásico que todo jugador de Cruz Azul lo quiere disputar, el partido contra América es especial si ahora va de por medio una clasificación es desafiante, siempre he pensado que los grandes jugadores se hacen en los desafíos más grandes”, expresó quien también fuera el “Mariscal” de La Máquina.

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Filed under: Béisbol , Baseball Chicago – Adam LaRoche bateó un jonrón e igualó su mejor marca personal con cuatro imparables, y los Nacionales de Washington de nuevo remontaron contra Kerry Wood y el dominicano Carlos Marmol, al anotar cinco carreras en la octava entrada para derrotar el sábado 7-4 a los Cachorros de Chicago.

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