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Dominican Republic

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  • D-Rose: sore knees, sore body, sore feelings

    Just throwing, um, stuff against the wall:  We’re up to four days now since Derrick Rose’s first game, and he still hasn’t practiced or played. And then he’s going to play, what, three games in five days in a tournament nobody...
  • Recall alert: Nut butters sold nationwide may pose salmonella risk

    Recall alert: Nut butters sold nationwide may pose salmonella risk
    Certain lots of Arrowhead Mills peanut butters, Maranatha almond butters and peanut butters and specific private label nut butters because of possible salmonella risk. NSpired Natural Foods, the manufacturer, says the product was packaged in glass and...
  • Polish archbishop appeals defrocking for sexual abuse: Vatican

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A Polish archbishop accused of child sex abuse in the Dominican Republic has appealed against a Roman Catholic tribunal's decision to defrock him, the Vatican said on Monday. Jozef Wesolowski, who had served as a Vatican nuncio...
  • Derrick Rose says rest days no cause for alarm

    Derrick Rose says rest days no cause for alarm
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — After the USA Basketball practice Tuesday afternoon, Bulls guard Derrick Rose and coach Tom Thibodeau spent several minutes chatting on the court before Rose shot free throws, took jump shots and performed other offensive...
  • Big day for Wada, but does he have a Cubs future?

     Big day for Wada, but does he have a Cubs future?
    Young and old, Cubs starters have been pitching in to give their team a chance to win against some of the elite clubs lately. On Sunday it was 33-year-old Tsuyoshi Wada's chance to turn away the first-place Orioles. Wada had a no-hitter through six...
  • Team USA routs Slovenia in final World Cup tune-up

    Team USA completed its preparations for the upcoming FIBA World Cup of Basketball with a 101-71 mauling of Slovenia on Tuesday. The U.S. team went undefeated (4-0) in warmup games ahead of the 24-nation event in Spain. Bulls star Derrick Rose scored...
  • U.S. and Spain on course for World Cup showdown

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - A much-weakened United States should still be strong enough at least to reach the final of the 2014 basketball World Cup, which begins in Spain on Saturday. The holders, together with the hosts, will be strong favorites to reach...
  • Hurricane Cristobal seen passing west of rain-lashed Bermuda

    Hurricane Cristobal seen passing west of rain-lashed Bermuda
    Hurricane Cristobal is expected to pass well west of Bermuda on Wednesday, where a tropical storm watch is in effect and heavy rain is likely, the National Hurricane Center said. Centered about 425 miles west of Bermuda, Cristobal was moving north at 12...
  • Cubs will try not to put too much pressure on Jorge Soler

    Cubs will try not to put too much pressure on Jorge Soler
    CINCINNATI — Rick Renteria has an immediate plan for Jorge Soler. But it does not include any animated message or inspirational pep talk when the talented Cuban slugger is expected to make his big league debut Wednesday night against the Reds....
  • Cubs 3, Reds 0

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Cubs 3, Reds 0 CINCINNATI -- Travis Wood pitched six shutout innings, and first baseman Anthony Rizzo and center fielder Arismendy Alcantara homered, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 victory...
  • Wood zeroes in as Cubs win fourth straight

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Wood zeroes in as Cubs win fourth straight CINCINNATI -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria said it was important for Travis Wood to have a strong outing Tuesday. "It hasn't been like the season...