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Baseball Reaches Out to the Next Generation on Their Own Turf

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — In Section I of BB&T Ballpark here on Sunday night, Logan Castellano had the rare opportunity to sit next to a major league pitcher. So he took advantage and asked Steven Matz, a Mets starting pitcher, for tips on throwing a changeup. “He asked me how I gripped the ball and how…

Yankees 11, Blue Jays 6: Yankees Party Like It’s 1998, at Least for a Day

Mariano Rivera was explaining how the 1998 Yankees looked out for one another when Jorge Posada, the former catcher, walked by. “Hey, Mo, you need me to translate for you?” Posada joked. Case in point. The mood was understandably light at Yankee Stadium on Saturday afternoon with most members of that 114-win team back in…

Gymnasts Describe Emotional and Physical Abuse by a Prominent Coach

“Coaches have so much power,” she added, “power over college scholarships and Olympic dreams — too much power.” Sam Cerio, a gymnast on a full athletic scholarship at Auburn, recently confirmed that Han once hit her on the head with such force that he left a handprint on her face. She declined to elaborate on…