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  • Even in MLB’s Year of the Slider, Matthew Boyd’s designer version cuts through

    Boyd’s carefully developed slider has lifted a seemingly ordinary pitcher to the cusp of all-star status this summer.

    Washington Post
  • Twenty years ago, the U.S. women’s soccer team won the World Cup and changed the sport

    The dramatic victory by the American team over China in 1999 elevated soccer's profile in the United States, prompting girls and boys alike to start playing the sport.

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  • Here’s every single new emoji we're getting in 2019

    More than 50 new emoji will be made standard in 2019, based on a list from the Unicode Consortium. Many of the new emoji are tied together by the theme of inclusivity, introducing symbols for deaf people, blind people, and people in wheelchairs. While Unicode made the new emoji official in March, it may be a while before they show up on your favorite device. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. More than 50 new emoji will become standard in 2019, based on the final list approved...

    Business Insider
  • Yankees greats predict big things from this year’s team

    It has been long enough since the Yankees last won a World Series that three members of that team were back for Old-Timers’ Day on Sunday. They’d like to see another title before coming back again next year. “The Yankees need to win again,” said Johnny Damon, who represented the 2009 team Sunday along with

    New York Post
  • Here’s How Highsnobiety’s Team Is Wearing Timex’s American Documents Watch

    One of the best investments you can make style-wise is getting something hand made. A handmade anything is a serious flex, because it means you forewent off the rack and opted for something unique. That is the case with Timex’s all-new American Documents collection. Every component of the collection, with the exception of the Swiss [

    Highsnobiety
  • The best 3rd-round MLB Draft picks for every team

    The MLB Draft has expanded in recent years to a three-day affair, with the first and second rounds dominating the action on the first day. But there is plenty of value to be had after Day 1. Tuesday at the draft gives us Rounds 3-10, complete with allotted bonus slot values for each pick through Round 10. To see how valuable these picks can be, let’s take a look back at the best third-round picks for all 30 major league franchises, a group that includes five Hall of Famers, a couple MVPs, three...

    SBNation.com
  • Letting teams trade picks is MLB Draft’s ticket out of obscurity

    Imagine in the days leading to the MLB draft word surfaced that the Dodgers and Padres were maneuvering to try to acquire the No. 1-overall pick from the Orioles. Both NL West clubs are well positioned for the next few years and saw the chance to obtain a magnificent talent a few years from blossoming

    New York Post