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Idina Menzel to perform at the MLB All-Star Game

Idina Menzel to perform at the MLB All-Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS, July 9 (UPI) --Idina Menzel will perform the National Anthem and "Forever Young" by Minnesota native Bob Dylan at the 2014 MLB All-Star Game in Minneapolis, Minn. on July 15.
Annie Martin
Antarctic moss resurrected after 1500 years frozen in permafrost

Antarctic moss resurrected after 1500 years frozen in permafrost

March 17 (UPI) -- Scientists with the British Antarctic Survey and the University of Reading were able to revive moss frozen for more than 1,500 years.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 13, 2014.
By United Press International
Maddux, Glavine, Thomas voted to Hall of Fame

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas voted to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Long-time Atlanta Braves pitching teammates Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas have been voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.
By United Press International
Serena Williams reaches third round at Rogers Cup

Serena Williams reaches third round at Rogers Cup

TORONTO, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Serena Williams coasted to a win in her first appearance of the tournament Wednesday and Magdalena Rybarikova won her seventh straight match at the Rogers Cup.

Tight division races resume after all-star break

BOSTON, July 18 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball returns to the field Friday for a stretch drive that could involve close division races and a possible run at history by Miguel Cabrera.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, July 5, 2013.
By United Press International

Former USC prof charged with child sex crimes returned to LA

LOS ANGELES, June 20 (UPI) -- The ex-University of Southern California professor indicted for child sex crimes and arrested in Mexico has arrived in Los Angeles, the FBI said.

Ex-justice of peace to be charged in Texas prosecutor murders

KAUFMAN, Texas, April 15 (UPI) -- A former justice of the peace is expected to be charged with capital murder in the killings of two Texas prosecutors and the wife of one of them, officials say.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 13, 2013.
By United Press International

UPI NewsTrack Sports

Peterson has sports hernia surgery … NFL bounty coach Gregg Williams reinstated … Croat Cilic advances in Zagreb … Kieffer, Sterns tie for Joburg Open lead … Sports news from United Press International.

NFL bounty coach Gregg Williams reinstated

NASHVILLE, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Gregg Williams, suspended after being implicated in the New Orleans Saints injury bounty program, was reinstated by the NFL and joined the Tennessee Titans.

UPI NewsTrack Sports

Djokovic beats Murray in Australian Open ... Tiger Woods holds 6-shot Torrey Pines lead ... Celtics' Rondo has torn knee ligament ... Report: Stun gun used on Williams ... Sports news from United Press International.

Report: Stun gun used on Williams

HONOLULU, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams was shocked by police wielding stun guns during a nightclub altercation in Hawaii, ESPN reported Sunday.
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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
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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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