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Don’t blame Mrs. O’Leary’s cow for the Great Chicago Fire

CHICAGO ((DailyNews)) — Chicago seems to like to pin the blame for its misfortune on farm animals. For decades the Cubs’ failure to get to the World Series was the …

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Brewers announcer Bob Uecker honored for 50 years behind mic

MILWAUKEE ((DailyNews)) — As expected, the ceremony honoring popular Brewers announcer Bob Uecker’s half-century at the microphone involved remembrances, appreciation — and a heavy dose of humorous stories. At least …

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Mets, Yankees and more pay tribute on 9/11 20th anniversary

Jacob deGrom stood next to Gerrit Cole along the first-base line, and Brandon Nimmo wedged between Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton on the other side. Shoulder to shoulder and interspersed, …

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Chisox, Yanks go deep into corn; Field of Dreams hosts more

DYERSVILLE, Iowa ((DailyNews)) — As the bus carried the New York Yankees through the cornfields blanketing this serene, rolling farmland of northeast Iowa, Aaron Judge noticed a difference from the …

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Olympic Latest: France earns gold for 1st volleyball medal

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT France made …

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A pandemic Olympics, without all the crowds: What gets lost?

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Any sporting event is, at its heart, a show. It has the actors on center stage, performing for the rest of us. It has the spectators, sitting …

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Olympics finally to start, 1 year later and far from Tokyo

FUKUSHIMA, Japan ((DailyNews)) — Skippy the yellow kangaroo with green paws was affixed to the first base dugout railing, watching the Australia Spirit become the first team to work out …

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Lightning strikes twice: Tampa Bay repeats as Cup champion

TAMPA, Fla. ((DailyNews)) — Quieting the din inside Amalie Arena for just a moment, Gary Bettman looked over to the Tampa Bay Lightning and reached back into the dark days …

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The Latest: White House hosts Dodgers, 1st team since virus

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden praised the ability of sports and athletes to bring a nation together in a time of crisis as he hosted the World Series champion Los …

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