Roster size fuels debate

...Brooklyn. And in baseball, tradition frequently trumps logic."The rules are the rules," Oakland Athletics Manager Bob Melvin said. "And they've been that way for a while."San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy also has no problem with the expanded...
Drilling boom increases harmful spills

...said they have lost cattle that lapped up the liquids or ate tainted grass."They get real thin. It messes them up," said Melvin Reed of Shidler, Oklahoma. "Sometimes you just have to shoot them."The AP obtained data from Texas, North Dakota, California...
Nation and World
Death Notice: Mechelle Rose Melvin

Mechelle Rose MelvinMechelle Rose Melvin passed away Feb. 12, 2015. She was 64. Melvin was born May 2, 1951. She was a graduate of...1964 and a Wal-Mart employee for nine years. Melvin spent the majority of her free time with her...
Death Notices
A's rally past Mariners 11-5

...hard one-hopper off Doubront's right ankle in the first. The lefty remained in the game for two innings before manager Bob Melvin removed him.Evan Scribner entered in the third and was hit hard. Cano had a run-scoring single. Scribner then hit Nelson...
Brewers minor leaguer says he's gay; MLB lauds courage

...Brewers lauded Denson as a "highly respected member" of their family and "a very courageous young man."General manager Doug Melvin said in the statement: "Our goal for David is to help develop him into a major league player, just as it is for any player...
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Jays rout Athletics for 10th straight win

...2-3 innings and saw his ERA rise from 2.41 to 5.75."A lot of balls in the middle of the plate," Oakland manager Bob Melvin said. "You've got a pretty hot hitting team and when you miss in the middle of the plate, you end up paying."Former...
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What Lee's 'Watchman' reveals about racism

...encouraged black filmmakers to add white heroic characters to their movies, even when to do so would be nonsensical. When Mario and Melvin Van Peebles sought financing for their 1995 movie about the Black Panther movement, "Panther," a studio head suggested the...
Juneau girls top Ketchikan

It was 75 degrees on the Melvin Park Field and over 90 in the Juneau Junior Softball All-Stars...Miller doubled in Karly McMahon.Game two is at 6 p.m. tonight at Melvin Park. The winner of the series advances to play in the state championship...
Local Sports Calendar for Wednesday, May 20

...Today, May 21SOFTBALLHome, 6 p.m., JDHS vs. Ketchikan at Melvin Park (JV 4 p.m.).Friday, May 22TRACK & FIELDHome, 11...Mountain.SOFTBALLHome, 5 p.m., JDHS vs. Ketchikan at Melvin Park (Non-Conference 7 p.m., JV 3 p.m.) TMHS hosts...
Lady Kings shut out Crimson Bears against the visiting Ketchikan Lady Kings on Thursday at Melvin Park, falling 5-0 in the first of a two-game the plate.Today's conference game is at 5 p.m. on Melvin Field. A non-conference game follows at 7 p.m. and junior...


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