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UPI Thoroughbred Horse Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.
By United Press International
Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton receive Medal of Freedom

Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton receive Medal of Freedom

Nov. 20 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama awarded sixteen people the Presidential Medal of Freedom Wednesday, the nation's highest civilian honor, in a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the award.
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President Obama awards 16 Americans the Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Obama awards 16 Americans the Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Sixteen Americans -- titans in science, communications, music, civil rights, government and sports -- received the Presidential Medal of Freedom Wednesday.
President Clinton, Oprah Winfree, Loretta Lynn to get Medal of Freedom

President Clinton, Oprah Winfree, Loretta Lynn to get Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- President Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and Loretta Lynn are among those to receive the Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Wednesday.
Bill Clinton, Ernie Banks, Oprah to get Medal of Freedom

Bill Clinton, Ernie Banks, Oprah to get Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Former President Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Ernie Banks and Gloria Steinem are among 16 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom announced Thursday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012.
By United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it.

Ernie Banks' Wrigley Field statue restored … Baby born one room away from voters … Tire stuck on rodeo bull's head … $1,000 reward for return of cannon … The world as we know it from UPI.
Ernie Banks' Wrigley Field statue restored

Ernie Banks' Wrigley Field statue restored

PEORIA, Ill., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The statue of "Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks from Chicago's Wrigley Field was restored at an Illinois university after it began to oxidize.
Cubs to erect Billy Williams statue

Cubs to erect Billy Williams statue

MESA, Ariz., March 31 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs announced plans Wednesday to erect a statue of the likeness of Cubs' icon Billy Williams outside the team's home of Wrigley Field.
Editing required for Ernie Banks statute

Editing required for Ernie Banks statute

CHICAGO, April 2 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs agree that a punctuation error in the inscription on a new statute of Ernie Banks will have to be fixed.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008.
By United Press International

MLB: Toronto 6, Boston 1

TORONTO, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Frank Thomas hit three home runs and drove in five runs Monday, powering the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-1 win over the Boston Red Sox.

MLB: Washington 8, Cincinnati 4

CINCINNATI, May 22 (UPI) -- Felipe Lopez crunched an eighth-inning grand slam homer Tuesday, delivering the Washington Nationals an 8-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2006 with 334 to follow.
By United Press International

MLB: Houston 8, Milwaukee 3

HOUSTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Chris Burke and Adam Everett each homered Sunday afternoon as Houston beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 8-3.

Analysis: New heyday for Jackie Robinson

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- As Hollywood prepares to make a new movie biography of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, a new report finds that -- a half century after Robinson broke the color line in the big leagues -- the percentage of black players in Major League Baseball is at a 25
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Cubs to retire Sandberg's No. 23

CHICAGO, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs say they will retire uniform number 23 worn by Hall of Fame second-baseman Ryne Sandberg during a Wrigley Field ceremony this summer.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2005 with 334 to follow.
By United Press International

Bush camp touts endorsements

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Two-dozen Olympic and professional athletes have endorsed U.S. President George Bush's re-election, the Bush campaign said Thursday.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 13, Pittsburgh 5

CHICAGO, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Sammy Sosa homered twice Wednesday, including a grand slam in the eighth, powering the Chicago Cubs to a 13-5 decision over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Cincinnati 1, Chicago Cubs 10 (10)

CHICAGO, April 18 (UPI) -- Juan Castro's two-run triple in the top of the 10th gave the Cincinnati Reds to an 11-10 victory Sunday over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 11, Cincinnati 10

CHICAGO, April 16 (UPI) -- Sammy Sosa and Moises Alou hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning Friday, giving the Chicago Cubs a bizarre 11-10 win over Cincinnati.
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