Marjory Stoneman Douglas alum hammers HR on Opening Day in Florida

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On Opening Day of Major League Baseball, Chicago Cub Anthony Rizzo stepped up to the plate in his home state. Wearing an MSD ribbon stitched into his jersey, the Parkland native and Marjory Stoneman Douglas grad hammered the ball into the stands at Marlins Park. The crowd erupted. Rizzo has been raising money for the […]

Virginia Tech lacrosse coach apologizes after offensive video surfaces

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Virginia Tech’s women’s lacrosse coach has apologized after a video surfaced showing white team members singing a song by Lil Dicky that prominently features a racial slur. The video, posted on social media after the Hokies’ victory at Elon on Saturday, shows team members repeatedly repeating the N-word, which is part of the lyrics of […]

PA rifle team gets thousands in donations after NRA grant nixed

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A Pennsylvania high school rifle team has received thousands of dollars in donations since the school board refused a grant from the National Rifle Association. The Stroudsburg Area School Board voted 6-2 Monday night against accepting the NRA grant, which was intended to replace outdated equipment for the Stroudsburg High School rifle team. The (Allentown) […]

White Sox rehire man who wrongly spent decades in prison

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The Chicago White Sox have welcomed back a former groundskeeper who spent 23 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. The Chicago Tribune reports that DNA evidence led prosecutors last year to vacate the conviction of 49-year-old Nevest Coleman. He’d been convicted in a 1994 rape and murder. The Associated Press reports he was […]

PA baseball player released after domestic violence video surfaces

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A Pennsylvania minor league baseball team has cut an outfielder after a Texas police department released video of a domestic violence incident. The Lancaster Barnstormers of the independent Atlantic League announced on their Facebook page late Tuesday that they had released 24-year-old Danry Vasquez. That was after Corpus Christi police released to KRIS-TV security video of […]