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Lauren Hill, Mount St. Joseph University Basketball Player, Dies at 19–Memorial Set for Monday

Lauren Hill, the Mount St. Joseph University freshman who so desperately wanted to play basketball, has died of cancer. Diagnosed during her senior year in high school with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glimoma (DIPG), a terminal form of cancer, Hill was told she had months–possibly only weeks–to live. Determined not to allow cancer to halt her plans, Lauren Hill became an …

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Shin-Soo Choo Turns Down $140 Million From Yankees

Off-season acquisitions have been the talk of Major League baseball since the Red Sox won the World Series, with the Yankees’s acquisition of Red Sox infielder Jacoby Ellsbury potentially being the most impressive and productive move so far. However, Shin-Soo Choo, outfielder and lead-off man for the Cincinnati Reds, apparently has a statement to make as the number one free-agent …

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Pittsburgh Pirates Reach Playoffs After 21 Year Wait

Andrew McCutchen knew good things were afoot when Francisco Liriano showed up to Tuesday night’s Wild-Card game with his suit on: “He had the expectancy to win. When he showed up with his suit on, that got me hyped up.” Not only did Liriano have his suit on, but he also had his suitcase packed. The message from Liriano to …

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Aroldis Chapman Does Somersaults After Securing Cincinnati Reds Win

There’s a little unwritten rule in baseball about not showing up your opponents, so it makes sense that Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker was a little disappointed with his closing flame thrower of a closing pitcher after his antics, but then again, we’re clearly talking about a pitcher who still has a little bit of youth running through his veins, …

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Pedro Borbon Dies: Twitter Reacts

Pedro Borbon dies after succumbing to cancer, according to the Associated Press. The Cincinnati Reds pitcher, who helped his team secure back-to-back World Series wins in 1975 and 1976, passed away at his home in Pharr, Texas on Monday. Borbon was 65. After playing for the California Angels in 1969, Borbon made his way to Cincinnati, where he played ball …

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Joey Votto Lands Record Multi-Million Deal With Reds

Sorry, Dodgers; Votto isn’t going anywhere. The 28-year old first baseman has been on L.A.’s most wanted list for a while, considering he was about to be a free agent. But talks of securing him came to an end after a game-changing deal yesterday, when the Cincinnati Reds extended Votto’s contract for another ten years and $225 million–the largest contract …

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