CHICAGO (AP) — Fans and friends paid tribute to legendary Chicago Cubs slugger Ernie Banks on Saturday, recalling how he helped break baseball’s color barrier during a Hall of Fame career in which he won over his teammates and an entire city with the unwavering optimism he brought to the game and life.
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ATLANTA (AP) — The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The University of Notre Dame says it expects its scheduled game Sunday between its fourth-ranked women’s basketball team and Wake Forest to be played even though the National Weather Service is predicting up to a foot of snow.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State is lowering the football ticket price for two non-conference games next season, but tickets for games against Penn State and Michigan State will be more than $100.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles president of baseball operations Dan Duquette acknowledges “there was substance” to reports that the Toronto Blue Jays were in pursuit of him to be club president.