Posts Tagged North America

Rusney Castillo on field before Red Sox game

BOSTON (AP) — Cuban defector Rusney Castillo appeared at Fenway Park on Saturday, wearing Boston Red Sox shorts and a T-shirt before the game with the Seattle Mariners.

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Packers, Peppers like direction of top defense

Green Bay Packers' Mike Neal runs with the ball after recovering a fumble during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Oakland Raiders Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The running back darted left with Julius Peppers in pursuit. Through the traffic of blockers and fellow defenders, Peppers met Darren McFadden 1-on-1 to hold the Oakland Raider to three yards.

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Yankees retire Torre’s No. 6

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have retired four-time World Series champion manager Joe Torre’s No. 6.

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NY city establishes monument to ‘Unbroken’ hero

OLEAN, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York community has installed a granite monument as a tribute to Louis Zamperini, whose story of survival during World War II is the subject of a best-selling book and a Hollywood movie.

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Berry twins continue family tradition at Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee twins Elliott and Evan Berry say they don’t feel extra pressure playing defense for the Volunteers, following the path of their older and very successful brother.

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