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Tuesday Sports in Brief

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected along with Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina. Rivera received all 425 votes in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced Tuesday. The quartet will be enshrined in Cooperstown along with Today's Game Era Committee selections Harold Baines and Lee Smith on July 21.

Monday’s Sports in Brief

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

BASEBALL SEATTLE (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics clinched their first playoff berth in four years Monday night, earning at least an American League wild card when the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the New York Yankees. Following three straight last-place finishes

This Week in U.S. Sports: This is the story of a hurricane

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

American college football teams in the southeast of the United States were rescheduling, postponing and cancelling games this week as Hurricane Florence was expected to make landfall late on Thursday or early Friday on the North and South Carolina coastline. Elsewhere around American sports, the New York Yankees floundered, Aaron Rodgers' right knee was under a microscope and — only appropriate in the current meteorological context — the Seattle Storm won the WNBA championship. The threat of Hurricane Florence has already had an effect on this week's college football and could potentially impact some NFL and MLB games.