Author: Vin A. Anrelt

Michael Chavis rises to occasion in 13th inning to lift Red Sox to 6-5 victory

TORONTO — Michael Chavis came to the rescue of a Red Sox team badly in need of a victory and a fan-base in need of some sleep with a 13th inning home run off Jimmy Cordero that lifted the Red Sox to a hard-earned 6-5 victory.The home run was No. 10 on the season for […]

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2 children hospitalized after nearly drowning at North Lauderdale swimming pool

NORTH LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) – Two children have been taken to the hospital after they nearly drowned in a North Lauderdale swimming pool. North Lauderdale Fire Rescue crews were called to the scene at an apartment complex between State Road 441 and the Florida Turnpike, just before 10 p.m., Wednesday. Neighbors said they spotted the […]

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Chicago Cubs power their way past Phillies 8-4

The Cole vs. Cole matchup was the talk before the Chicago Cubs played the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field. However, a rare warm and windy night turned the offenses into Cole-burning machines. That was especially true of the Cubs, who rocked rookie left-hander Cole Irvin for 7 runs in 4 innings, including […]

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How RJ Barrett is ‘wired differently:’ Duke recruiter

The man who recruited RJ Barrett to Duke said his best attribute is his “competitive streak.’’ Jeff Capel, a former Blue Devils assistant and now head coach at Pittsburgh, said he feels Barrett’s game translates better to the pros than it did in college. “I think the kid is a winner and he’s a competitor. […]

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Twins-Angels postponed after afternoon storm soaks field

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Twins have run into bad weather all over the country this season, from Baltimore to New York to Minneapolis. Now, the most improbable: Southern California. The Twins and Angels were postponed Wednesday after Angel Stadium was rendered unplayable following an afternoon rain storm. The teams will conclude the series at 3 […]

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Alleged bribers who bought Coney Island apartments paid sliver of market rate

It was a steal by any measure. The cash-rich alleged bribers who swindled their way into Coney Island co-ops intended for lower-income New Yorkers paid graft that was significantly more than the units’ intended prices — but a sliver of the market rate. Plum deals in the five-building Luna Park complex, governed by the Mitchell-Lama […]

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. era against Red Sox has begun

TORONTO — In the first of what should be many, many more encounters against the Red Sox, Blue Jays rookie phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went 2-for-5, both singles, with a strikeout Tuesday night. His appearance marked the 20th big-league game for the 20-year-old, who is far more than the son of Hall of Famer Vladimir […]

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Boys volleyball: Palatine outlasts West Chicago for regional title

After seeing West Chicago capture game one 27-25, Palatine’ boys volleyball team found itself tied with the Wildcats 22-22 in game two and facing the possibility of its season coming to an end in Wednesday evening’s South Elgin regional final match. It was at that moment the second-seeded Pirates found their championship mettle which led […]

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Rockies put on overall good show in 9-3 victory against Pirates

PITTSBURGH — The Rockies’ 9-3 victory against the Pirates on Wednesday night at PNC Park was the kind of tantalizing performance that showed what the Rockies are capable of when they string all of the elements together. Solid starting pitching? Check. Jon Gray allowed three runs on seven hits over seven innings. He stuck out seven […]

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Parents, advocates weigh in on Boston Public Schools reconfiguration plans

Parents, teachers and school advocates expressed concerns about low resources and overcrowding as school officials outlined reconfiguration plans that would merge McCormack Middle School with the Boston Community Leadership Academy beginning in the 2020 school year. “Once again, BPS has created a system that pits school communities against each other,” said Maura O’Toole, who also […]

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