3 pitchers, catcher enter baseball Hall

...first player inducted with Tommy John surgery on his resume.Smoltz understood his debt to John."I'm a miracle. I'm a medical miracle," Smoltz said. "I never took one day for granted."Smoltz also heaped praise on former manager Bobby...
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Surfing champ, shark wrestler: 'I haven't got a scratch on me'

...of an emotional, mental sort of trauma right now."To walk away from a shark attack with not a scratch on you - it is a miracle really."Fanning was competing against fellow Aussie Julian Wilson in the final of the JBay Open, the World Surf League...
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Pope gushes about Paraguayan women during Mass in Caacupe

...referring to her daughter, who smiled shyly but couldn't speak. "It was a miracle for me to have her. It's a miracle we are surviving. And it's a miracle that we are here with the pope."___Winfield reported from Asuncion, Paraguay...
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Sky protects Froome's Tour lead as Majka wins Stage 11

...trailed more than six minutes behind Majka, again losing time to Froome.Many seasoned race observers say it will take nearly a miracle for Froome's main rivals to topple him before the race ends on Paris' Champs-Elysees on July 26.Appropriately enough...
Teen survives plane crash in mountains, hikes to safety

...Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster. She stayed at the hospital overnight and was expected to be released Tuesday."It's a miracle, no question about it," Lt. Col. Jeffrey Lustick of the Civil Air Patrol told reporters, saying he has spent 30 years...
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Mother, baby rescued 4 days after Colombia plane crash

...displaced from his hometown by violence stemming from Colombia's long-running conflict, said he didn't really reflect on the miracle survival until night fell and Murillo was safely in the care of a hospital."I thanked my little God for allowing me to save...
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Tornadoes kill at least 5 in South

...were in an enclosed space like a hallway or a bathroom just sheltering the little girl when it hit," Gray said. "It's a miracle that little girl survived."The girl, who is about 18 months old, was taken to the hospital and later released to relatives...
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We should not welcome Planned Parenthood

...and place for sex. Treating it only from the viewpoint of pleasure ignores the procreative aspect of sex which gives us the miracle of children.Inviting PP into our schools gives legitimacy to an organization that doesn't deserve it. Their philosophy...
LeBron powers Cavaliers past Bulls to even series

...riding a stationary bike, he returned to the floor but Blatt indicated the injury could limit him."Time for one of those miracle-48-hour recoveries," Blatt said. "That's what we're hoping for."ROSE'S DROUGHTRose has not attempted a free...
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Tribal leaders and fishermen protest military plans

...similar protest was held in Cordova, a small city southeast of Anchorage, earlier this month."It will be nothing short of a miracle to stop it, but we are making a difference," Frets said. "This is not in vain. You have to speak to be heard."


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