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Cheer Up Toronto, 16-0 Loss Isn't A Major League Worst

Teams have lost by even larger margins in the past. The Baltimore Orioles, for example, would probably like to just forget a 30-7 defeat in 2007.
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Quote Approval: Good Journalism Or Giving In?

It’s a fight raging among journalists: Should politicians and other sources be allowed to see articles or approve quotes before they’re published? What do you think?

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Olympic Glitch Riles North Korean Players Before Soccer Match [VIDEO]

As the North Korean players were introduced, the jumbo screen flashed the players' pictures — next to a South Korean flag.
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Ichiro Fans In Japan Scramble For Yankees Gear

Ichiro Suzuki's move from the Seattle Mariners to the New York Yankees seems to be popular with his fans back in Japan — even though they now have to dash out and buy new memorabilia with the Yankees logo to show their support.
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British Ambassador Mum On Olympic Opener

Renee Montagne interviews Sir Peter Westmacott, Britain's ambassador to the U.S., ahead of tomorrow's opening ceremonies for London's Summer Games.
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At The Summer Games, A Hunt For Coveted Tickets

Hordes of people, hot and frustrated, crowd toward the Olympic ticket offices, hoping against hope they gain entry to their favorite events. Two Americans leaning against a nearby wall could show them how. They have bought a few tickets — not to their favorite events, but these two professional fans will go to pubs and other meeting places and trade their tickets (and maybe a little cash ) for the tickets they really want.

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