Of Human Interest: News lite

Oscar-winner Vanessa Redgrave has put up bail for one of Russia's most wanted men -- suspected Chechen warlord Akhmed Zakayev, the Daily Mail reports.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

2002 Yearend: The year in sports

There were plenty of unexpected results in the world of sports during 2002. As far as the global community was concerned, however, the most significant athletic event of the year was played out in the Far East -- where Brazil re-established itself as king
MIKE RABUN, United Press International

'Most boring celebrities of 2002'

According to the founder of the Boring Institute and creator of the 19th annual list of "The Most Boring Celebrities of the Year," the celebrities themselves ar
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

In Sports from United Press International

AQ roundup of top sports stories.

Bonds named unanimous NL MVP

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- San Francisco Giants leftfielder Barry Bonds, the only player in major league history with four Most Valuable Player awards, Monday won his fifth.

The Bear's Lair: Tottering market theory

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- The Efficient Market Hypothesis, first expounded in 1965, is the capstone of modern finance theory and has been responsible for three Nobel prizes. Now it's time to drive a silver stake through the hypothesis' heart: it bears no relation to market reality
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

Ripken's feat voted No. 1 by fans

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The breaking of Lou Gehrig's consecutive games streak by Cal Ripken was voted by baseball fans as being the most memorable moment in the history of the sport, M

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2002 with 123 to follow.
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DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

NY Yankees 10, Texas 3

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Alfonso Soriano hit his 31st home run Monday to break Joe Gordon's franchise record for second baseman as the New York Yankees routed the Texas Rangers, 10-3, t

Hall of Famer Hoyt Wilhelm dies

SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Hoyt Wilhelm, who used a knuckleball to become the first relief pitcher elected to the Hall of Fame, died Thursday of heart failure, it was announced Saturday.

Anaheim 2, Boston 0

BOSTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Kevin Appier and three relievers combined on a five-hitter Saturday as the Anaheim Angels blanked the Boston Red Sox, 2-0, to even the four-game series at a win

Living Today: Issues of modern living

A Danish company is eying baby buggies in America as a whole new place to advertise. The outdoor-media company Nytmedie is giving Danish parents free use of a top-quality baby carriage if they agree to push it around Copenhagen with a corporate sponsor's
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International
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Ted Williams
LOU99071104 - 11 JULY, 1999 - LOUDON, NEW HAMPSHIRE, USA: Baseball legend and hall of famer Ted Williams waves his hat to the crowd while being applauded at New Hampshire International Speedway in Loudon, Sunday, July 11. Williams was the Grand Marshall for the NASCAR Winston Cup Series Jiffy Lube 300. jr/lkm/Lee K. Marriner UPI

As player

As manager

Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002), was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played his entire 21-year Major League Baseball career as the left fielder for the Boston Red Sox (1939–1942 and 1946–1960). Williams was a two-time American League Most Valuable Player (MVP) winner, led the league in batting six times, and won the Triple Crown twice. A nineteen-time All-Star, he had a career batting average of .344, with 521 home runs, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966.

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