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June 12, 2017 - 6:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy said Monday he has been diagnosed with lung cancer for a fifth time and will have surgery to treat it in two weeks. The 64-year-old Remy spoke to reporters before working the opener of Boston's two-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies. "It...
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Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy works during the seventh inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in New York. Remy said pitchers such as Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka shouldn't be allowed translators on the mound. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 07, 2017 - 11:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox announcer Jerry Remy apologized Wednesday for his on-air remarks a night earlier that pitchers such as Yankees star Masahiro Tanaka shouldn't be allowed to have translators on the mound. During the NESN broadcast of the Boston-New York game at Yankee Stadium on...
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New York Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 06, 2017 - 10:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy says pitchers such as Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka shouldn't be allowed translators on the mound. Remy's comments Tuesday night during the NESN telecast of the Boston-New York game quickly drew criticism on social media. The Red Sox analyst made...
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In this June 3, 2017, photo, Nashville Predators left wing Frederick Gaudreau (32) is separated from Pittsburgh Penguins players by officials during Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 5-1. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
June 05, 2017 - 7:55 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Charles Barkley has not hidden that the TV analyst is far more excited about the Stanley Cup playoffs than the NBA playoffs. Thanks to a night off in the NBA Finals , Barkley took up NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on his invitation to come watch the Stanley Cup Final in...
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FILE - In this June 4, 1952, file photo, Jim Piersall of the Boston Red Sox poses at Fenway Park in Boston, Ma., before a game against the Cleveland Indians. Piersall, who bared his soul about his struggles with mental illness in his book “Fear Strikes Out,” has died. The Boston Red Sox, for whom Piersall played for seven of his 17 seasons in the majors, said Piersall died Saturday, June 3, 2017, at a care facility in Wheaton, Ill., after a monthslong illness. (AP Photo/P.J. Carroll, File)
June 04, 2017 - 4:52 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Former major leaguer Jim Piersall, who bared his soul about his struggles with mental illness in his book "Fear Strikes Out," has died. He was 87. Piersall died Saturday at a care facility in Wheaton, Illinois, after a monthslong illness, according to the Boston Red Sox, for whom...
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May 30, 2017 - 6:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 48th Annual World Series of Poker kicked off 54 days of play Tuesday, enticing tens of thousands of players from around the world to Las Vegas with an estimated prize pool of more than $200 million. Participants in this year's edition of the poker extravaganza will see two...
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FILE - In this 1973 file photo, Jerry Perenchio, chief executive and controlling stockholder of Univision Communications Inc., is seen in Houston. Perenchio, a billionaire media mogul who helped produce hit TV shows and sporting events and turned Univision into a major Spanish-language network, has died. He was 86. His wife, Margaret, says Perenchio died Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at his Los Angeles home from lung cancer. (AP Photo, File)
May 24, 2017 - 9:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Perenchio was a media mogul, billionaire former owner of Univision and the producer behind a slew of hit shows and sporting events but his house appeared more often on TV than he did. Perenchio was famously publicity-shy. The first item on his list of 20 rules for...
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FILE - In this 1973 file photo, Jerry Perenchio, chief executive and controlling stockholder of Univision Communications Inc., is seen in Houston. Perenchio, a billionaire media mogul who helped produce hit TV shows and sporting events and turned Univision into a major Spanish-language network, has died. He was 86. His wife, Margaret, says Perenchio died Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at his Los Angeles home from lung cancer. (AP Photo, File)
May 24, 2017 - 9:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Perenchio was a media mogul, billionaire former owner of Univision and the producer behind a slew of hit shows and sporting events but his house appeared more often on TV than he did. Perenchio was famously publicity-shy. The first item on his list of 20 rules for...
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Former team owner Robert Yates is congratulated by a family member after being named as a member of the class of 2018 during an announcement at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 24, 2017 - 8:09 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Yates still remembers his college professor telling him he'd never make anything of himself. It turns out his professor was wrong. Yates' 40-year career in auto racing culminated with his selection to the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday, an achievement that left him...
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May 19, 2017 - 12:28 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Fox Sports will use an on-air team comprised entirely of active NASCAR drivers to call the June 10 Xfinity Series race at Pocono. Fox Sports believes it will be the first time a nationally televised live sporting event will feature an complete on-air team of athletes actively...
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