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The Mozart of Fly Casting

As the competitors in the 2016 Flycasting World Championships arrived at their hotel in Nelijarve, Estonia, some noticed a 12-year-old girl jumping on the hotel’s trampoline. The girl, Maxine McCormick of San Francisco, was not a tourist. She was their competition. Maxine was competing in four events in the biennial …

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Yankees Keep Winning Games and Losing Players

If Gregorius does end up on the disabled list, Boone said, then Gleyber Torres, who was a shortstop in the Chicago Cubs’ organization before being shifted to second base by the Yankees, would slide back into his old position, and either Torreyes or Neil Walker would play second. But the …

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Five Minor Leaguers Who Could Make a Splash in September

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is hardly the only top prospect ready to deliver on his minor-league promise should he get a call-up when big-league rosters expand. Vladimir Guerrero Jr., playing for the Class AAA Buffalo Bisons, signed autographs for fans in July.CreditNathan Denette/The Canadian Press, via Associated Press It has been …

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To Reach Men, Advertisers Dial In to Sports Radio

While ESPN Radio’s listeners are largely male, Mr. Fitzgerald said they vary in race and ethnicity. Fitzgerald also noted that ESPN Radio also has a high number of listeners making between $150,000 to $1 million a year, while Entercom’s Mr. Sotolano said Entercom sports stations and the company’s CBS Radio …

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Sam Mikulak Wins His Fifth National Gymnastics Title

BOSTON — Sam Mikulak’s feet hit the mat and a guttural scream soon followed. Winning national championships never gets old for the best male American gymnast of his generation. Yet the title the 25-year-old captured on Saturday felt different. Eighteen months ago an Achilles injury threatened to derail Mikulak’s career. …

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