Mark Teixeira expects to play in the minors next Wednesday after missing the start of the 2013 season. Teixeira was placed on the 60-day disabled list in spring training after hurting his right wrist in early March, just before he planned on joining Team USA for the World Baseball Classic. The Yankees’ first baseman may [...]Show More Summary
After a spring training riddled with injuries and speculation about how poorly the New York Yankees would play this year, the team has surprised many and sits in first place heading into Memorial Day weekend. The pitching has allowed...Show More Summary
A rare piece of America's military history was located this spring, when dolphins from the Navy's Marine Mammal Program located an unusual artifact: a torpedo from the 19th century. Discovered during a training exercise in the ocean near San Diego, the torpedo will eventually make its way to a museum.
The Spring 2013 issue of Law Library Journal is available on the website of the American Association of Law Libraries.Among the many articles, the following attracted my attention: Training in FCIL Librarianship for Tomorrow’s WorldShow More Summary
In March/April, I ran another small session of my Power Teaching class. Another extremely smart and enthusiastic group joined in intensive study of effective training design and development, and worked on real, live classes that they are launching this Spring and Summer. I love teaching this class for three reasons: It is exceptionally energizing to [...]
Austinites shouldn't expect to be boarding a bullet train to Barton Springs anytime soon, but urban rail took a big step forward this past week. [ more › ]
Every year there are a handful of players that fly under the radar during spring training but emerge and take the MLB by storm, This week on Behind the Mic, John Smoltz breaks down some players who have surprised him thus far. CheckShow More Summary
"Spring is like a perhaps hand," wrote the poet E. E. Cummings: "carefully / moving a perhaps / fraction of flower here placing / an inch of air there... / without breaking anything." With the hand of nature trained on a beaker of chemical fluid, the most delicate flower structures have been formed in a Harvard laboratory—and not at the scale of inches, but microns. read more
You may have heard about the Red Line train that caught fire Tuesday evening at Silver Spring. That was my train. Apparently the Metro gods thought we all needed a little excitement in our commutes that evening. And that's exactly what we got.
Mariano Rivera is in the midst of a unique farewell tour around Major League Baseball, giving time back to the members of each organization that are rarely seen or heard from. His spring training announcement of 2013 as his final season...Show More Summary
Investigators are still going through the debris left by the fire underneath a Red Line train at the Silver Spring Metro station that crippled last night's rush hour. [ more › ]
Jordany "Took a Spring Training Fastball Right To The Dick" Valdespin doesn't do a whole lot on the Mets. He doesn't walk, he can't play much defense, and he's hitting.235. He pinch-hits, with a start in center or at second every so often. He'll steal a base or hit a home run on a special day. But because these are the Mets, he is now the team's center of attention. Read more...
Cincinnatti.com May 10, 2013 [Photos of the preliminary rounds of this year's auditions] Every spring, the Ben-Gals seek out women trained in dance (all styles) willing to spend the summer learning routines, rehearse throughout the week in fall and winter, plus work Sunday afternoon home games. On Saturday, their final roster will be determined. The [...]
Britain’s Prince Harry and Marine Staff Sgt. Joshua Miles, the master of ceremonies, salute during the playing of the national anthems at the opening of the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013 The first Warrior Games took place in 2010. They are a joint endeavor [...]
A man was electrocuted and fatally struck by a train in lower Manhattan last night. According to police, the man touched the third rail on the downtown side of the Spring Street station around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. He was then struck by a 6 train and dragged into the tunnel. [ more › ]
It started with a meaningless pitch in spring training and just might end with a plaque in Cooperstown.
Not even two weeks ago in this space, I noticed the Orioles seem to be collecting nascent knuckleballers. They've got Eddie Gamboa, who's pitching perfectly well in Class AA, plus Zach Staniewicz was in extended spring training, hoping...Show More Summary
Curtis Granderson's spring training ended just five pitches into his first at-bat because of a broken right forearm, but the New York Yankees outfielder is finally close to making his return to the team. Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com reports that Granderson played in his first extended spring training game last Wednesday (May 1). Show More Summary
General manager Brian Cashman spent the offseason (and parts of spring training) picking up aging veterans presumably on the tail ends of their respective careers to fill the holes left by the injured stars of the team. This type of decision-making has proved risky at times, but Cashman has made smart choices more often than not. Show More Summary
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