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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?

6 days agoSports : 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 weekSports / 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

2 weeks agoNews : 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

2 weeks agoSports / 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

2 weeks agoSports / 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 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

Zimmermann, Harper Lead Nats Over Blue Jays 2-0 in DH Opener

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Jordan Zimmermann allowed six hits in eight innings, Bryce Harper singled home the ahead-run off R.A. Dickey and the Washington Nationals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 Tuesday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.

Big Data At Dickey's Barbecue Pit: How Analytics Drives Restaurant Performance

Barbecue and Big Data do not seem to be the most natural bedfellows – but one U.S. restaurant chain has thrown them together to increase sales and its understanding of the customer. Dickeys Barbecue Pit, which operates 514 restaurants across the U.S., has worked with big data and business intelligence service [...]

5 Things America Needs to Know about China's New Military Strategy

Lauren Dickey, Stephen Liszewski Security, Asia Should Washington be worried?  On Tuesday, the Chinese Ministry of Defense issued its first policy document in two years, a white paper titled, “Chinese Military Strategy.” The document, released amid ongoing Chinese island reclamation and increasingly hostile warnings to U.S. Show More Summary

Cy Young = Hall of Fame?

First off, we would like to congratulate both R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets and David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays. Both captured their first ever Cy Young Awards for being the best Pitcher in their respective Leagues. This got usShow More Summary

Angels' Mike Trout hitting high pitches with more authority

R.A. Dickey went up and in with a fastball to Mike Trout in the seventh inning Thursday night, and the Angels center fielder lined it to the gap in left-center for a double, one of two hits Trout had in an 8-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.

Dickey Leads Way as Blue Jays Beat Angels 8-4

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

R.A. Dickey snapped a two-start losing streak with a complete game, Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run home run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 on Thursday night.

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