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Day: August 7, 2016

US women's field hockey team faces No. 3 Australia next

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The United States could make another bold statement in women’s field hockey at the Olympics on Monday. A win over No. 3 Australia would give the Americans victories over two of the world’s top three teams in its first two Olympic matches. The Americans defeated No. 2 Argentina 2-1 in […]

Alex Rodriguez’s Orchestrated Move May Not Be His Last

Photo “Of course, I think I can play baseball,” said Alex Rodriguez, who will play his last game with the Yankees Friday. “You always think you have one more hit in you. That wasn’t in the cards.” Credit Jim Mcisaac/Getty Images This is how it ends for Alex Rodriguez? With a Yankees-orchestrated whimper instead of […]

​Almanac: The Purple Heart

And now a page from our “Sunday Morning” Almanac: Today is Purple Heart Appreciation Day. While the Medal of Honor is still the highest military decoration, the Purple Heart is the oldest. It began as the Badge of Military Merit … an extraordinary piece of American history, created on August 7, 1782. “The Badge of […]

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