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Nation Oct 21Smallest crowd in over a century attends World Series opener
A crowd of 11,388 attended the World Series opener between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays, the lowest count in a Fall Classic since Game 6 in 1909.
Nation Oct 09Whitey Ford, Hall of Fame ace for mighty Yankees, dies at 91
He had the best winning percentage of any pitcher in the 20th century and helped the Yankees become the game's perennial champions.
Arts Sep 23The Met Opera will be silent this season. Its 1st Black composer will open its return
The Metropolitan Opera will skip an entire season for the first time in its nearly 140-year history. Terence Blanchard’s “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” will be the company’s first presentation by a Black composer.
Nation Apr 22MLB strips Red Sox of draft pick, former manager banned in sign stealing scams
The Boston Red Sox were stripped of their second-round pick in this year’s amateur draft by Major League Baseball for sign stealing in 2018 and former manager Alex Cora was suspended through the 2020 postseason for his previous conduct as…
Arts Apr 02Carnegie Hall projects $9 million deficit, expects cuts next season
More than 170 concerts are scheduled for next season but some likely will be dropped. It has not decided whether layoffs will be needed.
Arts Mar 19Met Opera cancels season, stops pay of orchestra, chorus
The Metropolitan Opera is canceling the rest of its season and stopping the pay of the orchestra, chorus and other unionized employees at the end of March due to the new coronavirus.
Nation Mar 12MLB delays opening day by at least 2 weeks because of virus
Major League Baseball is delaying the start of its season by at least two weeks because of the coronavirus outbreak. Opening day had been scheduled for March 26. MLB also has suspended the rest of its spring training game schedule.
Nation Feb 21U.S. women’s soccer team seeks $66 million in damages
The request for damages is part of the team's gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation.
Nation Jan 21Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame while Larry Walker also earned baseball's highest honor on Tuesday.
Nation Jan 13Astros’ manager, GM fired for sign stealing
Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday after the pair were suspended by Major League Baseball for the team's sign-stealing during Houston's run to the 2017 World Series title and during the 2018 season.