• January 22, 2017

Copperas Cove Herald

Current, former major leaguers die in Dominican crashes

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte died in separate traffic accidents early Sunday in their native Dominican Republic.

The Latest: Falcons look unstoppable building big lead

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Royals' Ventura killed in car crash in Dominican Republic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yordano Ventura quit school as a teenager so he could begin working a construction job to help his family make ends meet, laboring day after day in the hot sun of the Dominican Republic.

Mayor loves his team: He's booted after protesting a call

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Greeley Mayor Tom Norton is there for his hometown University of Northern Colorado men's basketball team. Unless he gets ejected after protesting a referees' call.

No. 7 Creighton has rough week of losses, on and off court

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — In a week when three top-10 teams in the AP Top 25 lost, No. 7 Creighton might have taken the biggest hit.

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