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  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did a female pitcher strike out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: A female baseball pitcher struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig back-to-back! STATUS: True. Joe Engel was associated with Clark Griffith for nearly his entire professional career (Engel's career ended about eight years after Griffith passed...
  • Florida State baseball to honor those stricken with ALS

     
    Florida State pitcher Tyler Everett knows the painful signs of ALS — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; also known as Lou Gehrig's disease — all too well. His dad, former Seminoles receiver and a longtime Leon County high school coaching staple...
  • Florida State beats FGCU on emotional ALS Awareness Night

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Baseball was but the backdrop Wednesday night at Dick Howser Stadium. Its purpose was to serve as filler entertainment; white noise occupying the space behind the larger issue and family that sat on display in front of it. This evening...
  • Cruises gaining in popularity with disabled travelers

    William Floria sat while four crew members lifted him, wheelchair and all, into the cruise ship's tender. As he looked at the water surging against the 77,700-ton ship and the small boat that would take him ashore, he said, "I'm just praying they don't...
  • Medicare to Help With Screening for HIV

    Medicare to Help With Screening for HIV
    Once a disease of the young, HIV has made its way into the lives of older Americans. People with the virus are living longer, while some are contracting it later in life. There have been efforts to fight it: safe sex classes in senior housing, condom...
  • Rutan and Branson make a giant leap for space tourism

    Rutan and Branson make a giant leap for space tourism
    On a wind-tossed desert night, the dream of space pioneers Richard Branson and Burt Rutan to bring space flight to everyone -- at least everyone who can afford it -- drew closer to reality when the pair unveiled the world's first commercial passenger...
  • Statins for all?

    Statins for all?
    Should statin drugs be put in the water, or what? More than 13 million Americans are taking these medications to lower their cholesterol and hopefully stave off heart disease -- a job the drugs appear to excel at. Statins can lower "bad" LDL...
  • Ripken's No. 8 statue stolen

    It's the most recognizable digit in Baltimore. Authorities said that didn't dissuade four young men from ripping Cal Ripken Jr.'s 3 1/2 -foot-tall aluminum number 8 off its base in front of Camden Yards Tuesday night, throwing it into the back of a...
  • O's crushed by Yanks in series finale

    O's crushed by Yanks in series finale
    - The mismatch that people most expected here over the weekend never materialized until the eighth inning Sunday, when the New York Yankees turned a close game with the Orioles into a humbling 13-3 rout. The Orioles' chances of their first three-game...
  • Syndrome Victims: EMFs Cause Symptoms

    Syndrome Victims: EMFs Cause Symptoms
    The explosive spread of electromagnetic fields across the world has undeniably spawned at least one disorder: electrosensitivity syndrome. Millions of people - most of them in Europe - say they suffer headaches, depression, nausea, rashes and other...
  • Concussions and Lou Gehrig's disease linked?

    Concussions and Lou Gehrig's disease linked?
    Repeated concussions may contribute to the development of symptoms that mimic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, a controversial group of researchers is suggesting in a provocative new study. The cause of most cases of ALS—a...