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The Bear's Lair: Gloomy trade outlook

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- The Institute for International Economics Tuesday held a seminar in which the domestic imperatives and the international imperatives for the U.S. trade agenda w
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WTO announces four nominees for DG

GENEVA, Switzerland, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The World Trade Organization Wednesday identified four of the candidates nominated for the post of director general.

WTO: Trade talks should be resumed

GENEVA, Switzerland, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Trade talks should be resumed after the collapse of negotiations in Cancun in September, the Geneva-based World Trade Organization said Monday.

World trade talks near collapse

LONDON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- World Trade Organization officials said Tuesday that talks in Geneva are nearing collapse, and there is little hope of restarting them in December.

Montreal 7, Chicago Cubs 1

CHICAGO, April 10 (UPI) -- Vladimir Guerrero homered, drove in three runs and scored twice as the Montreal Expos salvaged the finale of their three-game series with the Chicago Cubs, 7-1,

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Alto saxophonist Marshall Royal was born this on date in 1912. He was a major voice in the Count Basie Orchestra in the 1950s and 1960s.
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Season-ending leg surgery for Perez

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Florida wide receiver Carlos Perez late Monday underwent surgery to repair his broken right fibula.

Florida 28, South Carolina 7

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Rex Grossman threw four touchdown passes Saturday night to give Florida a 28-7 victory over South Carolina, but the 14th-ranked Gators had to settle for second

Mississippi 17, Florida 14

OXFORD, Miss., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Safety Matt Grier led an inspired defensive effort with two interceptions Saturday, returning the second one 24 yards for the winning score midway through the t

Florida 30, Tennessee 13

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Rex Grossman threw three touchdown passes and 10th-ranked Florida scored 24 points in the final five minutes of the second quarter Saturday en route to a stunni

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Orange Bowl: Florida 56, Maryland 23

MIAMI, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Florida coach Steve Spurrier followed through on his promise to bench Rex Grossman for a curfew violation as he kept the Heisman Trophy runner-up on the bench f
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Carlos Gross Pérez (born in 1971 in Nigua, Dominican Republic) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball and the brother of former major league players Melido Pérez and Pascual Pérez.

Pérez signed with the Montreal Expos as an amateur free agent in 1988. After being an all-star pitcher in his debut season in 1995, Pérez's career looked extremely promising. However, he soon suffered an untimely and devastating injury which forced him to miss the entire 1996 season. After rehabilitation, he re-joined the Expos in 1997 but still displayed steady showings of his all-star form. After several productive months into the 1998 season, Pérez was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers on July 31 along with Hiram Bocachica and Mark Grudzielanek for Peter Bergeron, Wilton Guerrero, Ted Lilly, and Jonathan Tucker.

By the time he became a Dodger, his once likely potential for being a dominant left-handed major league pitcher was quickly slipping away. Frustration grew and Pérez pitched his two worst seasons in 1999 (2-10 in only 16 starts) and 2000 he was religated to the bullpen (after an entire career as a starter). Many fans remember a somewhat famous outburst by Pérez while in the dugout immediately after being removed from a game by his manager in Dodger Stadium. Pérez, fuming over a poor performance, proceeded to passionately destroy a water cooler with a baseball bat for several moments (video clips of it are still played on sports television networks when topics relating to "athlete outbursts" occur). His performance soon thereafter, coupled with a legal issue stemming from an airplane flight in which a flight attendant accused Pérez of choking, threatening, and causing injury to her, forced him to an early exit from baseball.

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