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Today In Sports History for March 17

1871 - The National Association of Professional Baseball Players is organized to replace the amateur National Association.1897 - Bob Fitzsimmons knocks out Jim Corbett in the 14th round to win...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-17/today-sports-history-march-17
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Today In Sports History for March 4

1872 - The National Association of Professional Baseball Players holds its annual convention in Cleveland. Eight clubs send delegates. Bob Ferguson? Atlantics IF? is elected president. Each...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-04/today-sports-history-march-4
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Juneau sandlot player 'mining' baseballs in the valley

...It is pretty special to me."The Mat-Su Miners are a top team in a top-level league for amateur college baseball players looking to keep their games alive during the 'off-season.'The Alaska Baseball League season starts in June...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-26/juneau-sandlot-player-mining-baseballs
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Today in sports history for Monday, Feb. 23

...National League MVP Ryan Braun's 50-game suspension is overturned by baseball arbitrator Shyam Das, the first time a baseball player successfully challenged a drug-related penalty in a grievance.2013 - Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche makes history...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-23/today-sports-history
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Alex Rodriguez meets with Yankees, apologizes for actions

...declare a milestone and make a payment likely would trigger a grievance on Rodriguez's behalf by the Major League Baseball Players Association.A three-time AL MVP who turns 40 in July, Rodriguez faces an uncertain future with the Yankees...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-11/alex-rodriguez-meets-yankees-apologize
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Pure Sole: Review This!

...AUGUSTJuneau Midnight Suns Post 25 American Legion Baseball player Tod Baseden won the 'Big Stick Award' as the offensive...philosophical impact is 'Yikes!'"Former Major League Baseball player Chad Bentz returned to his baseball roots, taking...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-31/review
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In wake of Davis exemption, MLB's Adderall policy needs to be modified

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association are right to carefully supervise the use of prescription drugs as part of baseball's Joint Drug Policy, but the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-17/wake-davis-exemption-mlbs-adderall-pol
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Juneau Post 25 in Northwest Regional

...most outside American Legion programs have Class AAA, AA and A teams but with the disadvantages facing Alaska baseball players in terms of weather and isolation, Alaska's AA teams match up well with outside A teams.Juneau was the third...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-08/juneau-post-25-northwest-regional
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Today in Sports History

...Helsinki, Finland.1985 - Commissioner Peter Ueberroth announces the end of the two-day strike by the Major League Baseball Players Association as the players and owners reach a tentative agreement.1992 - Sergei Bubka, the world record-holder...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-07
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Sports Briefs

...YANKEES' DEREK JETER HAS BEST-SELLING MLB JERSEY NEW YORK - Derek Jeter heads to his final All-Star game as the baseball player with the best-selling jersey.Major League Baseball said Thursday that Jeter's jersey has been the top seller...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-11/sports-briefs
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