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Baseball: Black Sox player Shoeless Joe Jackson still banned

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For Shoeless Joe Jackson, it still isn’t so. Jackson, the old outfielder for the Chicago White Sox (or Black Sox), has been denied reconsideration for his lifetime ban by baseball commissioner Rob Manfred, which might have led to admission into the Hall of Fame. The story is almost 100 years old, but it remains one of baseball’s most fascinating tales. Eight members of the White Sox (made famous in Eliot Asinof’s book and the subsequent movie Eight Men Out), conspired…

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Yahoo! The Jaguars, Bills are going to start Internet football

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Good news, everybody. Blake Bortles is on the Internet! Download him today! And he’s facing E.J. Manuel in a battle for bandwidth and the pride of England. Yahoo! This is a good thing, I think. The NFL and Yahoo have announced a partnership that will bring a football game between the Jacksonville Jaguars (tally-ho) and Buffalo Bills (carry on) to the Internet. That means that if you happen to be weary of playing Candy Crush for a morning, there will…

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As Jameis Winston arrives in NFL, could E.J. Manuel be going?

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One is coming. The other one may be going. At first glance, there are a great many similarities between former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and former Florida State quarterback E.J. Manuel. Both are strong-armed, both won a lot and both were No. 1 draft picks. But while Winston’s time is just beginning in Tampa Bay, there are already murmurings that Manuel’s era may be closing with the Buffalo Bills. And, gee, wasn’t that fast? For Winston, the praise continues…

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