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Will Hanley Ramirez keep crushing it without David Ortiz?

8:38 AM ET FORT MYERS, Fla. — To liven the mood before a late-night cross-country flight during a three-city slog last September, Boston Red Sox players were encouraged to wear their favorite replica jersey from any sport. Predictably, blue-and-gold Steph Curry tank tops and Tom Brady’s No. 12 were all the rage. Hanley Ramirez’s garb of choice? The gray Red Sox road jersey hanging in David Ortiz’s locker. Even with Big Papi’s shirt, Ramirez isn’t Ortiz. While Ortiz was adored by teammates and rivals alike, Ramirez forged a reputation with ...

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Britons should keep EU rights post-Brexit – Guy Verhofstadt

British citizens should be allowed to keep the benefits of EU membership, according to the chief Brexit negotiator at the European Parliament. Guy Verhofstadt said allowing individuals to keep rights, such as freedom to travel and vote in European elections should be a priority. The former Belgian prime minister said Brexit had been a “tragedy” and a “disaster” for people in the UK and EU. He also warned the European Parliament had veto powers over any deal struck. Prime Minister Theresa May wants to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon ...

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We can’t see inside Fukushima Daiichi because all our robots keep dying

Tepco, the utility company tasked with overseeing cleanup and waste processing for the former Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, hit another snag this week. Last month, we reported on new findings about Reactor #2 that showed it was far more radioactive inside than previously measured. At the time, we noted that Tepco was working on a new robot that could handle up to 73 sieverts of radiation, but the measured level of 530 sieverts vastly exceeded that tolerance. Now, Tepco has admitted that repeated robot failure is hampering its plan to ...

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Parents battle doctors to keep baby on life support

The parents of a six-month-old baby are challenging doctors in court to keep their son on life support. Connie Yates and Chris Gard’s son, Charlie, is receiving 24-hour treatment at London’s Great Ormond Street hospital for a rare genetic condition. With no accepted cure for the disease, the hospital believes Charlie should be allowed to die with dignity. Judge Nicholas Francis QC said: “This is one of the saddest types of case that comes before this court.” The judge heard that Charlie, who was born on August 4 2016, is ...

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Kentucky can't keep pushing its luck in March

2:06 AM ET John GasawayESPN Insider Close ESPN Insider college basketball contributor First began covering college hoops in 2004 Has written for Basketball Prospectus and the Wall Street Journal In the last waning moments of February, Kentucky put the finishing touches on a wild and surprisingly difficult home win that offered no shortage of lessons for March. Rallying from an early 19-point deficit Tuesday, the Wildcats beat a Vanderbilt team that was desperately trying to play its way into the NCAA tournament. The evening goes down in the books as ...

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White forgot to keep ball from SB game winner

8:38 PM ET ESPN.com news services New England Patriots running back James White can’t tell you what happened to the football from the final play of Super Bowl LI. White scored the winning touchdown in overtime as the Patriots beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28. What happened to the ball after that is anyone’s guess, White said on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike” show on Monday. Hundreds of thousands of fans weathered cold, snowy and windy conditions to line the streets of Boston on Tuesday as part of the New England Patriots’ ...

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Sources: Knicks keep after Love; Cavs stand firm

4:19 PM ET Ramona Shelburne Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer for ESPN.com Spent seven years at the Los Angeles Daily News Marc Stein Close ESPN Senior Writer • Senior NBA writer for ESPN.com• Began covering the NBA in 1993-94• Also covered soccer, tennis and the Olympics The New York Knicks continue to pursue Kevin Love in advance of the Feb. 23 trade deadline despite the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ unwillingness to part with the All-Star forward in a deal for Carmelo Anthony, according to league sources. Sources said the Cavaliers, meanwhile, ...

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Trump HHS nominee: It's 'imperative' people be able to keep health coverage

Sanders to HHS pick: ‘We are not a compassionate society’ In a nearly four-hour grilling Wednesday, Donald Trump’s nominee for health secretary told senators again and again that he doesn’t want anyone to lose health insurance. Tom Price didn’t quite say “If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan” — President Obama’s famous words that came back to bite him. But he did acknowledge at the Senate Health Committee hearing that it’s “imperative” for people to maintain their coverage. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest ...

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Boeing CEO vows to keep Air Force One costs below $4 billion

Why Air Force One needs an update The heads of Boeing and Lockheed Martin emerged from meetings with President-elect Trump vowing to rein in the costs of new Air Force Ones and the nation’s premier fighter jet. Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg left the meeting at Trump’s Mar-A-Lago estate Wednesday to say one topic had been the $ 4 billion price tag cited by Trump for two new Air Force One jets. Muilenburg said that Boeing will “get it done for less than that… We’re going to make sure that he ...

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We could be headed for a solar power renaissance as costs keep dropping

Politicians and lobbying groups still regularly dismiss the science of climate change and efforts to increase the use of cleaner forms of energy like wind and solar. However, any opposition to the spirit of renewable energy could be a moot point soon as the cost of energy acquired by modern photovoltaics continues to drop. The International Energy Agency reports that nations from all regions have seen the market for solar power growing this year. In fact, solar power is growing by as much as 25% in some countries as the ...

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