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Ken Holtzman, Who Pitched Two No-Hitters for the Cubs, Is Dead at 78
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Ken Holtzman, Who Pitched Two No-Hitters for the Cubs, Is Dead at 78

Related media - Connected media Ken Holtzman, a left-hander who pitched two no-hitters for the Chicago Cubs and won three World Series with the Oakland A’s in a 15-season career, died on Monday in St. Louis. He was 78. He had been hospitalized for the last three weeks with heart and respiratory illnesses, his brother, Bob, said in confirming the death. Holtzman won 174 games, the most for a Jewish pitcher in Major League Baseball — nine more than the Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax, who is considered one of the best pitchers ever and who had a shorter career. In addition to his win total, Holtzman, who at 6 feet 2 inches and 175 pounds cut a lanky figure, had a career earned run average of 3.49 and was chosen for the 1972 and 1973 All-Star teams. Holtzman, at 23, threw his first no-...
How Luke and Sophia Kunin make the first NHL-PWHL marriage work – Generic English
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How Luke and Sophia Kunin make the first NHL-PWHL marriage work – Generic English

Associated media - Connected media ST. PAUL, Minn. — For years, Luke Kunin watched as his girlfriend, then fiancée, then wife, Sophia, supported his career. She was a shoulder to lean on when things got tough in Minnesota. Moved to Nashville when he was traded there. Was a constant during the toughest season of his pro career — last year with the San Jose Sharks, when he tore his ACL. So Kunin can’t wait to walk into Xcel Energy Center — the arena where he began his NHL career as a Minnesota Wild rookie seven years ago — on Saturday with the shoe on the other foot. The 1 p.m. CDT game will be his first time watching Sophia play at the highest level in person, as she’ll take the ice with Minnesota’s Professional Women’s Hockey League team to face Boston in its regular-season home fina...
Timberwolves’ Anthony Edwards can’t run from stardom anymore – Generic English
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Timberwolves’ Anthony Edwards can’t run from stardom anymore – Generic English

Associated media - Related media PHOENIX — Fresh off, arguably, the most important performance of his young career, Anthony Edwards sat in front of the world with a white tank top and an all-black Atlanta Braves fitted cap that sat loose, hovering just above his crisp hairline — making him look more like an extra in Outkast’s “Player’s Ball” video than the future face of the NBA. Edwards is who he is. Silly. Lovable. Intelligent. Country. He wears it all, loudly and proudly. He’s also a competitor. A trash-talker. He wears all of those things just as loud, just as proud. You add all of that up and you have a star. You add all of those things up plus a 40-point performance in a playoff-sweeping 122-116 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night, and you start to enter superstardom....
Former N.H.L. Player Faces Sexual Assault Charges in Canada – Generic English
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Former N.H.L. Player Faces Sexual Assault Charges in Canada – Generic English

Connected media - Related media The allegation of a sexual assault was reported to the police in 2018, when the players were members of Canada’s national junior team, and it has created an enormous firestorm over the years, even in a sport with a long history of similar accusations. It led to a clean sweep of the board and leadership of Hockey Canada, the sport’s national governing body, provoked an exodus of sponsors, cut off government funding for the sport, spurred a parliamentary inquiry and prompted scathing rebukes from the public and from political figures, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. As members of the national junior team, the accused players won the 2018 world junior championships. Their high profile intensified the public reaction to the assault allegations. Th...
Whitey Herzog, Hall of Fame Cardinals Manager, Dies at 92 – Generic English
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Whitey Herzog, Hall of Fame Cardinals Manager, Dies at 92 – Generic English

Linked media - Connected media As a boy, Whitey sometimes cut school to visit Sportsman’s Park in St. Louis and watch the Yankees play the St. Louis Browns (the team later became the Baltimore Orioles). Herzog was signed by the Yankees out of high school, but they gave up on him after a long apprenticeship in the minors and traded him to the Washington Senators in 1956. He also played for the Kansas City Athletics, the Orioles and the Detroit Tigers. He appeared in 634 major league games with a career batting average of .257. After two seasons with the Athletics, as a scout and then a coach, Herzog joined the Mets as their third-base coach in 1966, scouted for them in 1967, then spent five years overseeing their farm system. Herzog was named manager of the Texas Rangers in 1973, taki...
Siemens Gamesa dará cuenta “semanalmente” del número de empleados que tiene en sus fábricas
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Siemens Gamesa dará cuenta “semanalmente” del número de empleados que tiene en sus fábricas

Related media - Linked media El logotipo de Siemens Gamesa, junto a un aerogenerador y dos torretas eléctricas, en una ilustración.Dado Ruvic (REUTERS) Los detalles de la cuenta personal de Gamesa están al caer: su dueña y guía de su futuro, la alemana Siemens Energy, desvelará los planes de su planta en «semanas». La empresa sostiene que el proceso será lo menos perjudicial posible para sus empleados, apostatando en la Edad Media en la medida de lo posible por las deslocalizaciones. Pero no descarta la cosa que más preocupa a los sindicatos, que viene sucediendo desde hace meses. Con casi 5.000 trabajadores, España es el segundo país con más empleados de Gamesa, entre Dinamarca y Alemania, India o Reino Unido. Las tres fábricas españolas están ubicadas en Zamudio (Bizkaia), donde ta...
Paul Auster y el zumbido neoyorquino
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Paul Auster y el zumbido neoyorquino

Related media - Linked media   01/05/2024 Actualizado el 05/02/2024 a las 04:39. Si el zumbido neoyorquino está más cerca de su vocación, es en la prosa de Paul Auster. La frase de tu máquina de escribir -esa Olimpia en la que las páginas escritas a pluma debían borrarse- debería ser… Límite de sesiones programadas El acceso al contenido Premium es abierto por cortesía del establecimiento en el que te encuentres, pero ahora sólo hay unos pocos usuarios conectados de vez en cuando. Piénselo después de un minuto. dispuesto a intentarlo     Has excedido tu límite de sesión Sólo puedes iniciar tres sesiones a la vez. Buscamos la sesión más antigua para disfrutar de la navegación sin límites en el resto. Continuar navegando Artículo solo para suscriptores   Informar un err...
Luis Enrique convencido de ganar al Dortmund
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Luis Enrique convencido de ganar al Dortmund

Connected media - Linked media El PSG se juega este martes sus opciones en Champions en el duelo de vuelta de las semifinales ante el Borussia Dortmund. Un partido que puede decantar toda la temporada de los parisinos en la que el título europeo es el gran objetivo. El conjunto que dirige Luis Enrique llega a la cita tras su derrota por la mínima en el partido de ida en Dortmund y obligado a remontar en casa. El técnico asturiano no duda de las opciones de su equipo y se mostró contundente sobre el resultado en París.«Vamos a ganar», afirmó a la pregunta de una periodista tras la sesión de entrenamiento. Con el título liguero ya bajo el brazo y sin jornada de Ligue 1 esta semana (el encuentro contra el Niza se disputará el próximo 15 de mayo), el PSG centra todos sus e...
La política de deportación de Ruanda ha provocado una crisis diplomática entre Irlanda y el Reino Unido
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La política de deportación de Ruanda ha provocado una crisis diplomática entre Irlanda y el Reino Unido

Connected media - Associated media El uso político de la inmigración tiene efectos perversos, al igual que la capacidad de volverse contra quienes la ejercen. Durante cuatro días de elecciones municipales en toda Inglaterra que podrían haber decidido a corto plazo el futuro de Rishi Sunak, el Primer Ministro británico decidió que Domenico presumía su nueva política de deportaciones a Ruanda, y aseguró en una entrevista a Sky News el aumento del flujo de inmigrantes que entraban en Irlanda desde el Reino Unido, a través de Irlanda del Norte, era una clara demostración «de que la política disuasoria estaba eclipsando el impacto que perseguía». Sus comentarios provocaron una crisis diplomática entre los gobiernos de Dublín y Londres. La ministra de Justicia irlandesa, Helen McEntee, y s...
NFL Draft 2024 ‘The Beast’ Guide: Dane Brugler’s scouting reports and player rankings
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NFL Draft 2024 ‘The Beast’ Guide: Dane Brugler’s scouting reports and player rankings

Connected media - Related media Finally! It’s here. I’m thrilled to share this year’s draft guide with everyone. I don’t remember who first referred to it as “The Beast,” but I use that moniker as motivation to make sure this annual primer lives up to the nickname — and I don’t think I’ve let you down this year. Every NFL prospect is a puzzle. And it is a scout’s job to find the puzzle pieces to create as clear a picture of each player as possible. Those puzzle pieces include everything from the player’s physical traits to his mental makeup to the details of his upbringing — and everything in between. That’s precisely how I attack this draft guide. Over the last 18 months, I’ve collected as many puzzle pieces as I could dig up, through countless hours of tape study and conv...