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Commissioned Artist Named for Armory Show

The Armory Show next spring will highlight the work of Kapwani Kiwanga, a trained anthropologist and artist.

Commentary: Ride Tha Love Train

2 days agoHumor : The Onion

Many assume spring to be Smoove’s favorite season, the season when he feels most on his game. Others think it’s summer, when the women are at their finest, or winter, when the weather’s so cold you must hold your girl tight to stay warm. Show More Summary

Watching a Friend Lead the Cubs to the Playoffs

I met Anthony Rizzo, who has just led the Chicago Cubs to the playoffs, in Mesa, Arizona, in 2012. We were at spring training for the Cubs. He was a first baseman who had been traded to the team from the San Diego Padres, and I was a second baseman who had been claimed off waivers from the Oakland Athletics. Show More Summary

MLB Playoff Picture 2015: Latest Bracket, Wild-Card Standings Entering Last Week

Like everyone predicted back in spring training, the Boston Red Sox transformed back into a baseball powerhouse, the Seattle Mariners ended a 13-year playoff drought and the Washington Nationals decimated everyone in sight during a historically dominant season. Wait, none of those things happened. Show More Summary

Nationals prevail in 12, but Mets win to clinch NL East championship

Seven months ago to the day Saturday, the Washington Nationals gathered as an entire team for the first time in 2015 at their spring training complex in Viera, Fla. On the bulletin board in the back corner of the clubhouse, the quote of the day on the daily schedule for Feb. Show More Summary

Nats Journal: Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg named National League Co-Players of the Week

The story of this Nationals season does not begin in spring training, on a party cloudy day in Viera, Fla., when pitchers and catchers took the field for the first time. It doesn’t begin in February, when the Nationals swooped in on the free agent market and plucked away Max Scherzer. Show More Summary

Nats Journal: Tyler Moore has had his struggles but he’s thrilled to contribute now

Like many on the Nationals roster, this season has been a struggle for Tyler Moore. In part because of injuries to others, Moore made the team in spring training. But he was used sparingly throughout the season because of his struggles at the plate and the emergence of Clint Robinson.Read full article >>

Nats Journal: Anthony Rendon expected to return to third base next season

Because of injuries, Nationals infielders ended up in some strange places this season. Yunel Escobar was supposed to switch from shortstop to second base in spring training but an oblique injury cut short his time to adapt to the new position. Then Anthony Rendon’s injured his knee, and the Nationals had a hole at third base.Read full article >>

Anna Sui on Her Favorite Models, the Importance of Brick & Mortar and Her New NYFW Venue

Thursday was a big night for designers who also happen to be friends with Sofia Coppola. After Marc Jacobs's spectacular spring 2016 "premiere," I hopped on the E train downtown to check out Anna Sui's new store on Broome Street in Soho, which recently relocated from a space a few blocks north on... Continue reading

Number of U.S.-Trained Rebels in Syria Could Easily Fit in an UberXL

In a Senate hearing today, U.S. Central Command admitted that just "four or five" U.S.-trained rebel fighters remain active in the Syrian conflict. The $500 million rebel training program, authorized last spring and projected to produce 5,400 fighters by this stage in the conflict, isn’t even living up to the... More »

Here's Will Ferrell's At-Bat In Ferrell Takes The Field, Which Was A Drag Otherwise

3 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

Spoiler Alert: They don’t really let Will Ferrell pitch in Ferrell Takes the Field, his stunt HBO doc where he plays every position (plus designated hitter) for 10 different MLB teams during one day of 2015 Spring Training action in Arizona. Show More Summary

FERRELL TAKES THE FIELD!! Saturday TV Talkback!!

FERRELL TAKES THE FIELD!! Saturday TV Talkback!! Read the full article on AICN 47-year-old funnyman Will Ferrell played 10 positions on 10 Major League Baseball teams in five spring training games to raise money for charity – and HBO...Show More Summary

Will Ferrell's Inside Baseball: How Many Celebrity Vanity Projects Must We Endure?

Tomorrow night, Will Ferrell appears in the comedy stunt Ferrell Takes the Field (10:00 p.m. Saturday, HBO, TV-14). A charity fundraiser, Field showcases Ferrell on a single day of major league baseball spring training earlier this year,...Show More Summary

Books for Baseball's Indian Summer

Baseball books tend to come out in March or April, along with returning Eastern meadowlarks, daffodils, and the sweet smell of spring training. Quite often, though, I don't get a chance to read new ones until late summer or early autumn...Show More Summary

Will Ferrell enshrined in Cooperstown?

Is this an induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame? Not really…but it is noteworthy at least in our eyes. During this year’s spring training campaign, comedic actor Will Ferrell played ten positions for ten spring training teams in one day. Show More Summary

Will Ferrell Receives Hall of Fame Plaque for Spring Training Feat

Will Ferrell's MLB career lasted just one day in spring training, but it was such a magical day that he is now a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Well, sort of. Ferrell was honored at Petco Park after the Los Angeles Dodgers-San Diego Padres game on Saturday, when Ferrell Takes the Field made its premiere. Show More Summary

Blue Jays’ Marcus Stroman “ready to start”

“I’m in mid-season form,” Stroman said Friday, his first day back with the Blue Jays since spring training. The 24-year-old right-hander still has one more rehab start scheduled before he officially rejoins the team.

NC: Amtrak Train Going 58 MPH at Time of NC Truck Collision in Halifax

Aug. 25--An Amtrak train was going an estimated 58 mph when it plowed into a truck that was stuck at a crossing in Halifax and derailed last spring, according to a report the State Highway Patrol released Monday. The report offers few...Show More Summary

After murders and other violence, federal Job Corps program comes under scrutiny

The arrests this month of four young men on charges they hacked a fellow student to death in a federally funded job training center in Miami — and another murder in St. Louis this spring —are putting a spotlight on violence inside Job Corps. The antipoverty program born during President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty to give […]

Playoffs in sight, Astros, Mets, Cubs and Twins arrive at excellence ahead of schedule

When spring training convened, Dallas Keuchel was merely a candidate to be the Houston Astros’ Opening Day starter, Carlos Correa hadn’t played a game above Class A, Luke Gregerson hadn’t been a full-time closer and A.J. Hinch hadn’t managed a full major league season.Read full article >>

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