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America’s pastime has a new ritual: Frisking pitchers for sticky stuff

America’s pastime has a new ritual: Frisking pitchers for sticky stuff

As New York Mets pitcher Tylor Megill walked off the mound after his Major League Baseball debut Wednesday night, the home faithful got to their feet and heartily applauded the 25-year-old. But those cheers soured when Megill was forced to make a pit stop. The home plate umpire approached Megill and asked him to hand…MORE

What we know about the building that partially collapsed in Surfside, Florida

What we know about the building that partially collapsed in Surfside, Florida

Dozens of condominiums in a Surfside, Florida, residential tower were destroyed when part of the building collapsed early Thursday. At least one person was killed, Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett said, and 51 people were unaccounted for late Thursday morning, a Miami-Dade County official said. A search-and-rescue operation is underway after one side of the building…MORE

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