Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo Win 2020 Nathan’s Hot Dog Competition

Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo bolstered their impressive resumes on Saturday by setting world records at Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog-Eating Contest. Chestnut scarfed down 75 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to capture the mustard yellow belt for the fifth straight occasion and 13th time in 14 years. The 36-year-old from San Jose, Calif., eclipsed his More...

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By Admin On Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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With Plexiglass and Piles of Hot Dogs, a Fourth of July Tradition Lives On

With Independence Day celebrations canceled around the country, one distinctly American tradition continued on Saturday despite the pandemic: the annual pilgrimage of competitive eaters to Coney Island for More...

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Masahiro Tanaka Hospitalized After Being Hit by Line Drive

Masahiro Tanaka, one of the Yankees’ key pitchers, was hit on the head on Saturday with a ball off the bat of his teammate, the slugger Giancarlo Stanton — a frightening incident that halted the team’s More...

By Admin On Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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Interpreting More Than Words for a Baseball Star

I’ve found some silver lining, which was getting a chance to reconnect with some of my friends from college and high school, spending time on Zoom calls and whatnot, as well as a bunch of binge-watching and More...

By Admin On Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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The Anthem Debate Is Back. But Now It’s Standing That’s Polarizing.

A strange thing happened while most professional sports were away, shuttered by the coronavirus. The stand-or-kneel debate, sparked by Colin Kaepernick’s posture during the national anthem in 2016 and smoldering More...

By Admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2020
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Cleveland Indians Say They Will ‘Determine Best Path Forward’ on Name

After decades of resisting calls to change their team name, the Cleveland Indians announced on Friday that they were willing to engage in discussions about whether the name is appropriate in the wake of national More...

By Admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2020
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A Joyous Return to M.L.B.’s Ballparks, With a Dose of Wariness

The quaint old emblem is everywhere at Fenway Park, from the Green Monster to the roofs of the dugouts to the exit ramps in the grandstand: two stockings, one snugly overlapping the other, the symbol of the More...

By Admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2020
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Coronavirus Leads Some Athletes to Opt Out, if They Can Afford It

“So to have a one-size-fits-all approach to it is silly,” he added. “It’s just not going to work.” Every athlete had, in Orza’s words, “a uniquely personal constellation of factors” underpinning More...

By Admin On Friday, July 3rd, 2020
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When a Farewell Season Was Wiped Out, the Outfield Became a Diner

PAWTUCKET, R.I. — The long goodbye to McCoy Stadium began in August 2018, when the Class AAA Pawtucket Red Sox of the International League announced the franchise would be moving 50 minutes up Route 146 to More...

By Admin On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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FedEx Joins Push for Washington Redskins to Be Renamed

For more than two decades, FedEx’s name and corporate identity have been intertwined with one of the National Football League’s legacy franchises: the Washington Redskins. The company paid the team $205 More...

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