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Hiking boot basics

We’re not too far from autumn, which means several of the year’s most popular hiking months will soon be upon us. So if you’re a dedicated leaf peeper and/or a gonzo trail blazer getting ready to take on those tracks less traveled, then this just might be the perfect time to start shopping for a fresh pair of hikin ... (full story)


MLB looks to shorter doubleheaders to ease scheduling chaos

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The Detroit Tigers and Cincinnati Reds were the first teams to try out baseball's new time-saving measure — a doubleheader with seven-inning games.
They ended up having a long day anyway after the opener was delayed over two hours because of rain.
It's been that kind of season so far for Major League Baseball. Last mon ... (full story)


Stefanski preaches patience as Browns ramp up in unique camp

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Instead of a whistle dangling from his neck, Browns coach Kevin Stefanski wears a sensor that blinks and beeps whenever he's within 6 feet of someone in the team's facility.
Nothing could have prepared him for his first training camp in Cleveland.
Stefanski said recently he still hasn't met many of his ... (full story)


Hit or error? MLB official scorers work remotely thru virus

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MIAMI (AP) — As an official scorer for Major League Baseball, Ron Jernick has worked at the World Series, the All-Star Game and the World Baseball Classic.
This season he'll work at home.
Baseball is back, but because of the coronavirus, official scorers will rule remotely on hits and errors and other plays.
Perha ... (full story)


Column: Players shouldn't get too comfortable with no fans

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DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods made his 19th trip to Muirfield Village as a pro and it was unlike anything he remembered.
"I hadn't taken these lines," he said.
That typically refers to shots off the tee. He was talking about the direction he was walking.
There was no need to go from the range to the sid ... (full story)