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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred on Wednesday again disputed the notion the baseballs have been “dejuiced” for the playoffs after the industry set a regular-season record for home runs with what many felt were juiced balls.“I think that analysis based on large sample sizes, season-long sizes, is really the most reliable research,” Manfred said, shortly before World Series Game 2 began.

“I’m really concerned at this point about the underlying substance of the situation,’’ Manfred said, “and what the atmosphere was, how it came to be.“We had three preliminary meetings and then a round in the press that was pretty clearly orchestrated,’’ Manfred said.

on Tuesday, Shaq, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson all spoke candidly about the fallout.“He did follow up on the tweet,” Smith said.

The fight to save the NBA in China Shaquille O'Neal on Tuesday came to the defense of Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, who set off a firestorm between the NBA and China earlier this month when he tweeted his support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.com/OHSLYdPAjx— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) October 22, 2019 Morey tweeted in support of the anti-government protesters on October 4, saying, "Fight for Freedom, Stand with Hong Kong.

USA TODAY Published 2:16 PM EDT Oct 9, 2019 The "handshake-gate" no one really asked for looks to be reaching its denouement.It all started when San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman blasted Cleveland Browns quarterback for allegedly not shaking his hand during the pregame captain's meeting before the 49ers throttled the Browns on Monday night.

But the vice president has rarely been drawn into any direct controversy involving the president until now.officials that “on or around 14 May, the President instructed Vice President Pence to cancel his planned travel to Ukraine to attend President Zelenskiy’s inauguration on 20 May” and sent Energy Secretary Rick Perry to lead the delegation instead.

issued a statement Wednesday commenting on the controversy surrounding the film "Joker," years after a mass shooting during a "Batman" movie in Colorado in 2012.In a letter, they asked the film's studio Warner Bros.

USA TODAY Published 8:38 AM EDT Sep 10, 2019 On Tuesday, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum started selling preorders for a 'SharpieGate' bobblehead to depict the controversy over President Donald Trump and Hurricane Dorian's path in bobblehead form.The bobblehead is a replica of Trump holding a Hurricane Dorian map apparently altered to show it affecting Alabama.

President Donald Trump shows an outdated NOAA forecast map, marked with black pen to include Alabama, during a briefing on Hurricane Dorian in the Oval Office on Sept.The Birmingham office of the National Weather Service disputed that just minutes later, tweeting: "Alabama will NOT see any impacts from #Dorian.

The Trump campaign decided to make light of the situation on Thursday, with Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeting that Trump marker "has the special ability to drive CNN and the rest of the fake news crazy!#KeepMarkersGreat" Parscale tweeted.

Instagram-famous couple defends 'stupid' snap on the edge of an infinity poolKelly Castille and Kody Workman, a couple famous for posting photos of their exotic travels on their Instagram profile, are defending a potentially dangerous photo op that has been criticized as 'stupid' and 'ridiculous.“We have received so much love, support, kindness and thoughtful messages from friends, family and our community.

Instagram-famous couple defends 'stupid' snap on the edge of an infinity poolKelly Castille and Kody Workman, a couple famous for posting photos of their exotic travels on their Instagram profile, are defending a potentially dangerous photo op that has been criticized as 'stupid' and 'ridiculous.“We have received so much love, support, kindness and thoughtful messages from friends, family and our community.

(Source: Instagram) The Supreme Court-appointed BCCI Ombudsman Justice (Retd) D K Jain has issued notices to India players Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul to appear for deposition for their sexist comments on a TV chat show.“I have issued notices last week to Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul asking them to appear for deposition,” Justice Jain told PTI on Monday.

Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul appeared on Koffee with Karan.Both the cricketers faced criticism and were suspended from the team for the remarks they made on Karan Johar’s talk show Koffee With Karan.

It wouldn't be the Super Bowl without a star-studded halftime show.In his only interview, Maroon 5 front man Adam Levine said a lot of introspection went into his decision to perform amid controversy.

An attorney for Michael Papagni argued in federal court that no actual crime occurred during the alleged incident at Newark Liberty Airport.Customs and Border Protection officer charged in connection with hazing incidents reported at Newark Liberty International Airport is claiming his client was merely engaging in “horseplay.

Worth between $21 million to $30 million the drug bust was Australia’s largest to ever take place on a boating vessel.The third accomplice in the infamous "Cocaine Babes" cruise ship drug-smuggling ring has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for his role in trafficking 207 pounds of cocaine aboard a Princess Cruise voyage in 2016.

USA TODAY Published 7:27 AM EST Nov 14, 2018 Fans of Serena Williams were justifiably upset when they saw their queen on one of GQ’s Man of the Year covers, released Monday.Some fans took exception to the word “Woman” being offset by quotation marks.

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USA TODAY Published 9:45 AM EDT Oct 24, 2018 An emotional Megyn Kelly said she has learned from the backlash over her comments defending blackface.I defended the idea (of blackface), saying that as long it was respectful and part of a Halloween costume, that it seemed OK.
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