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Colabello Homers, Jays Beat Royals 5-2 in Testy Game

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Chris Colabello hit a two-run home run, R.A. Dickey threw seven shutout innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 in testy matchup Sunday, taking three of four from the AL's top team.

Warren Haynes – Ashes & Dust (ALBUM REVIEW)

Warren Haynes has done more than his share of musical exploration during the course of his career. From working with outlaw country artist David Allen Coe he joined Dickey Betts’ Pattern Disruptive band which led directly to his extended...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: 'The frightful atrocities of slaveholding must be seen to be described'

Christopher Dickey: In January 1854, just a few weeks after Robert Bunch and his new wife arrived in Charleston, he wrote a private letter to a colleague at the Foreign Office that summed up not only the monstrous way blacks were treated...Show More Summary

‘Our Man in Charleston,’ by Christopher Dickey

A diplomat stationed in South Carolina helped keep Britain out of America’s Civil War.

These students built a machine to replicate R.A. Dickey's knuckleball

For R.A. Dickey, a member of the Toronto Blue Jays, perfecting the knuckleball put him on a path to success. For a group of University of Toronto students, Dickey's technique became an inspiration. Using a regular pitching machine, but...Show More Summary

Even Robots Struggle to Throw a Consistent Knuckleball

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

In an effort to better understand the mechanics of what makes a knuckleball move, students at the University of Toronto built a machine that attempts to mimic R.A. Dickey.

Toronto Students Create Knuckleball Pitching Machine Inspired by R.A. Dickey

The knuckleball is a strange bird. It wobbles and dives—or sails straight. Or rises. Or morphs into a leprechaun and laughs as it dances over the plate. It's an imprecise pitch needing very specific requirements in order to occur, and anyone who masters it is basically a witch doctor. Show More Summary

Why Did You Swing At This Pitch, Pablo Sandoval?

last monthSports : Deadspin

Pablo Sandoval swung at an R.A. Dickey pitch above his eyes, and thought it would end well. He grounded out to short. Read more...

Watch: Not even a real explosion can make Arnold Schwarzenegger flinch

LOS ANGELES — Arnold Schwarzenegger has played many roles, but he’ll never forget how to be the Terminator. And that means when a fireball explodes nearby, you don't react. When Mashable Entertainment Editor Josh Dickey caught up with...Show More Summary

Gannett Completes Split

Gannett has officially split its publishing and broadcast/digital units into two separate companies. The former will retain the Gannett name, while the latter will be titled Tegna Inc. Gannett, overseen by CEO Robert Dickey, is debt free and will be looking for acquisitions. Show More Summary

Roundup: Rays’ Chris Archer Wins 6th Straight in Victory Over Blue Jays

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Archer allowed three hits over eight innings against R.A. Dickey, who was activated Monday from Toronto’s bereavement list.

Mets shown up by former ace R.A. Dickey, Jays in 7-1 loss

last monthNews : NY Daily News

At least the Mets left Canada with Travis d'Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard late Thursday night, if not their pride.

Blue Jays 7, Mets 1: R. A. Dickey’s Knuckleball Dances as Mets Appear to Sit This One Out

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Dickey, who won a Cy Young Award with the Mets, flashed glimpses of that brilliance in his first meeting against his former team.

Dickey Gets Win Over Former Team, Blue Jays Beat Mets 7-1

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

R.A. Dickey pitched into the eighth inning to earn the win against his former team, Chris Colabello hit a solo homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Mets 7-1 on Thursday night.

A Matchup of Pitchers of Similar Ages, but Contrasting Styles

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

In the Mets’ game against the Blue Jays on Thursday, R. A. Dickey is set to pitch opposite Bartolo Colon, a rare meeting of two starters who are in their 40s.

Former Met R.A. Dickey Returns to Citi Field With Blue Jays

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Fittingly enough, Noah Syndergaard, whom the Mets acquired in the trade that sent Dickey to Toronto, was the Mets’ starting pitcher on Monday.

Larry Kramer steps down as USA Today publisher, joins the new Gannett board

A Monday morning memo to USA Today staffers: Date: June 8, 2015 at 10:46:56 AM EDT To: A message from Bob Dickey Subject: Announcement I want to share with you all that Larry Kramer will be joining the board of the new Gannett and will be stepping down as president and publisher — effective at … Read More

Gannett hires a CPO (Chief People Officer)

David Harmon, Gannett’s new chief people officer, most recently worked for the Federal Reserve Board and AOL. CEO Bob Dickey’s memo doesn’t describe the CPO’s duties, but I assume he’s the human resources guy with a “clever” title. From: A message from Bob Dickey Date: June 5, 2015 at 3:17:34 PM EDT To: A message … Read More

Revealed: How America Could Stop China in the South China Sea

Robert A. Newson, Lauren Dickey Security, Asia Trade flows, if comprehensively and strategically re-conceptualized, could undermine China’s regional dominance strategy over the longer term. Beijing’s release of its new military strategy has surely captured the attention of many. Show More Summary

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