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April 12, 1999
Quote: "It was great to get a ring because in Cuba they don't do that." -- Yankees pitcher Orlando Hernandez, on receiving his World Series ring.It's a fact: Kevin Appier, who missed most of last season after shoulder surgery, has more than twice as many career pitching victories (106) as the rest of the Royals' staff.Who's hot: The Yankees have not made an error in six games this year.Who's not: Twins pitchers have given up 80 hits in the past five games.On deck: Dave Burba will start the Indians' home opener this afternoon at Jacobs Field, which will be sold out for the 293rd straight game.
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By Kent Baker | January 16, 1999
TodaySeven older fillies and mares are set for the post in the $75,000-added Maryland Racing Writers Handicap at 1 1/8 miles. Off two consecutive victories, the favorite figures to be Merengue, the Broad Brush filly trained by Donald Barr. She scored by a nose in the Nellie Morse last time out after an impressive two-length victory in the mud in the graded Anne Arundel Handicap. Chief opposition could come from Mo Hotta Mo Betta with Edgar Prado up.TomorrowA wide-open affair looms in the $40,000-added Miracle Wood Stakes for 3-year-olds.
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September 19, 2001
BOYS Shane Stroup River Hill, cross country The 5-foot-8 senior clocked a time of 16 minutes, 32.95 seconds to win the Howard County Striders Invitational 5K at Centennial. For Stroup, the time was a full eight seconds faster than the next competitor, who happened to be defending Howard County and defending Class 1A state champ Izudin Mehmedovic. In victory, Stroup captured his first cross country invitational title - he was fourth at states last fall - and only his second cross country triumph over Mehmedovic.
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By Bob Pickering | January 13, 2001
Today In C C's Honor, a $75,000 claim by the E and G Stables last November, will face a half-dozen other added-money winners in the 10th running of the Northern Wolf Stakes. The Scott Lake-trained gelding is the defending champion of this $50,000 event. After the son of Allen's Prospects was haltered from his fourth victory of the year, he went on to win the Lite the Fuse Stakes in his next start. His chief opposition and likely favorite for the 6 1/2 -furlong dash is Grade III stakes winner Disco Rico.
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June 9, 1995
The art of manufacturing runs, coupled with good pitching and defense, has been the Mark Stover trademark for 11 seasons at Broadneck.Until this season, the best results had been a 14-7 campaign as a region semifinalist last year. This year, Stover led the Bruins to the 3A state championship and a school record 18-6 record, including a 2-1 victory over South Carroll in the final.Stover (131-98, .572) was not very optimistic before the season with only two returning starters and an inexperienced pitching -- staff.
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By Peter Schmuck and Peter Schmuck,SUN STAFF | April 20, 1998
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- There is a huge rock formation behind center field at newly remodeled Edison International Field. The only thing missing from this Disney tableau is the runaway mine train, but the newly remodeled Anaheim Angels have made up for that with a wild ride through the early weeks of the 1998 season.The Angels have one of the best young offensive teams in baseball, but they have struggled through a tough April schedule and enter a three-game series against the Orioles tonight still looking to turn that offensive potential into production.
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By Capsules written by The Sun, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Newsday, Orlando Sentinel, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Hartford Courant, Allentown Morning Call and Newport News Daily Press. and Capsules written by The Sun, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Newsday, Orlando Sentinel, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Hartford Courant, Allentown Morning Call and Newport News Daily Press.,CollegeRPI.com; ESPN.com. Note: Road record does not include neutral sites. Yesterday's games not included in player stats | March 14, 2005
1. Duke Location: Durham, N.C. Record: 25-5. RPI: 5. Record vs. tournament field: 9-2. Road record: 5-4. Record in past 10: 7-3. Impressive victories: Feb. 9, North Carolina, 71-70; Feb. 20, Wake Forest, 102-92. Disturbing losses: Jan. 26, Maryland, 75-66; Feb. 17, at Virginia Tech, 67-65. Top players: Jr. J.J. Redick, G, 22.7 ppg, 3.3 rpg; Jr. Shelden Williams, F, 15.6 ppg, 11.1 rpg. Skinny: It's not the typical great Duke team as the Blue Devils have been slowed by a lack of depth and a series of injuries.
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By Bob Mieszerski and Bob Mieszerski,Los Angeles Times | March 11, 1993
ARCADIA, Calif. -- Eddie Delahoussaye joined one exclusive club yesterday at Santa Anita and membership in another could be forthcoming.When 2-1 favorite Ackler won the fifth race, Delahoussaye became the 14th rider to win 5,000 races, and the milestone might be enough to help him get elected to racing's Hall Of Fame.Ballots were mailed out recently to 100 turf writers around the United States, and Delahoussaye is again on the list of jockeys. Results will be announced April 19."One of these days, they'll put me in there," he said.
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