Posts Tagged Environment

Tigers release Hanrahan who’ll have another Tommy John

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have released Joel Hanrahan from a minor league contract and said the right-hander will have his second Tommy John surgery on March 18.

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No ‘floating rubbish’ collection for Olympic sailing venue

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A program has been halted to retrieve floating rubbish from the sailing venue of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, according to Brazilian media.

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Environmental activists disrupt meeting by Olympic officials

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach smiles during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. IOC officials have been in Rio this week monitoring progress on the games. South America's first Olympics open Aug. 5. 2016. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach came to Rio de Janeiro to laud the city’s progress in getting ready for the 2016 Olympics. On Saturday, he came up against another side of the games — activists bursting into his hotel lobby to protest what they call environmental destruction brought on by the games.

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Receiver Brian Hartline released after 6 years with Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins released two receivers Friday, and neither was Mike Wallace.

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