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Historic 'Laws of Baseball' documents sell for $3M+

Documents that baseball historians have called the Magna Carta of the game have sold at auction for nearly $3.3 million. SCP auctions says the 1857 papers called the "Laws of Baseball" sold early Sunday to an anonymous buyer after more than two weeks of bidding. The auction house had predicted...

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  • Novak Djokovic wins 6th Australian title; Andy Murray loses 5th final

    Novak Djokovic wins 6th Australian title; Andy Murray loses 5th final

    Novak Djokovic maintained his perfect streak in six Australian Open finals with a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (3) victory Sunday that consigned Andy Murray to a fifth defeat in championship deciders at Melbourne Park. Djokovic equaled Roy Emerson's long-standing record of six Australian Open titles and increased...

      • Florida State reaches $950,000 settlement with Jameis Winston's accuser

        Florida State reaches $950,000 settlement with Jameis Winston's accuser

        Florida State University has settled a Title IX lawsuit with a former student who said the school failed to adequately investigate allegations that she was raped by former star quarterback Jameis Winston. The settlement was announced a day before Winston's accuser, Erica Kinsman, had been scheduled...

          • Lions keep coach Jim Caldwell for 3rd year, 1st with new GM

            Lions keep coach Jim Caldwell for 3rd year, 1st with new GM

            The Detroit Lions have retained coach Jim Caldwell for a third season. Lions general manager Bob Quinn announced the move Friday. It was Quinn's call to keep or fire Caldwell during his first week on the job. Quinn says it is clear he and Caldwell have similar football philosophies, adding the...

              • Alexei Ramirez agrees to 1-year deal with Padres

                Alexei Ramirez agrees to 1-year deal with Padres

                Free-agent shortstop Alexei Ramirez has agreed to a one-year contract with the Padres. The deal is pending a physical. Ramirez, 34, appears to be a stopgap solution for the Padres, who have top prospect Javier Guerra, recently acquired from the Boston Red Sox, waiting in the wings. The other favorite...

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              • Rams cap perfect week under new girls soccer coach by beating Poquoson

                Rams cap perfect week under new girls soccer coach by beating Poquoson

                JAMES CITY - Michelle McClallen ended her first week as Lafayette head girls soccer coach unbeaten. The Rams rolled by Poquoson 2-0 Friday night at Wanner Stadium and improved to 3-0 under their new coach following the abrupt resignation of Derek D’Arcy, who was in his first season at the helm...

                  • Klyman's gem leads Jamestown to 4-2 victory vs. Lafayette

                    Klyman's gem leads Jamestown to 4-2 victory vs. Lafayette

                    JAMES CITY — The showdown for first place in Bay Rivers District baseball between Jamestown High and Lafayette produced everything that was expected, including a terrific pitching duel between two Division I signees and a dramatic ending.Not surprisingly, such a high-quality affair, played in front...

                  • William and Mary-bound Wright will leave Jamestown with five gold medals

                    William and Mary-bound Wright will leave Jamestown with five gold medals

                    When Jamestown senior Colin Wright reflects on his high school swimming career, his first gold medal last year at states shines brightest. Wright, the 2016 Virginia Gazette Boys Swimmer of the Year, didn't even swim competitively as an eighth- or ninth-grader. His first gold came junior year in the...

                      • Jamestown's dynamic girls swimming duo poised for even more success

                        Jamestown's dynamic girls swimming duo poised for even more success

                        By the time Jamestown junior swimmer Joelle Vereb graduates next year, she and sophomore teammate Abby Larson will have a chance to have earned more than 20 combined gold medals. The tally currently stands at 18, with Vereb owning 11. Each left Richmond with four this season as the Eagles' team dominance...

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                          • Warhill boys soccer relying on close group of seniors

                            Warhill boys soccer relying on close group of seniors

                            JAMES CITY — Thursday's forgettable 7-1 setback at home to Grafton notwithstanding, Warhill's boys soccer team appears to be on track for the memorable season coach Jimmy Newell predicted it would have before the campaign kicked off. Well, he didn't so much predict as he forecasted: "It's now or...

                              • Tribe football players participate in annual charity car wash

                                Tribe football players participate in annual charity car wash

                                Members of William and Mary's football team joined together to raise more than $2,700 for FISH with the squad's annual car wash fundraiser on Sunday. Tribe players gathered at Shorty's Diner, American Pride Automotive and the Cozy Patio Bistro to wash cars and collect donations that amounted to...

                                  • Richmond-area runners claim higher-stakes Run the DOG Street 5K

                                    Richmond-area runners claim higher-stakes Run the DOG Street 5K

                                    A record number of finishers — five men under 16 minutes, four women under 19 minutes, three men's and four women's age-group records — a record amount of prize money, and two new championship status honors were all part of the seventh annual Run the D.O.G. (Duke of Gloucester Street) Challenge...

                                      • Warhill goes down a man early, suffers 7-1 setback to Grafton

                                        JAMES CITY - Warhill gave up a goal 21 seconds into Thursday's Bay Rivers District boys soccer match with Grafton and less than three minutes later was down a man for the remainder of the contest. Matthew Hrncir was issued the red card for Warhill for impeding a Grafton player's path to goal in...

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