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Super Hiro - Hiroki Kuroda throws complete game shutout

Posted by Suzanne Kai - on Monday, 15 April 2013

Photo: Hiroki Kuroda - Pitcher for the New York Yankees
April 14, 2012 New York Yankees 3, Orioles 0 Photo: New York Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda  It's baseball season and it couldn't be sweeter with 38 year old Hiroki Kuroda's five-hit shutout. Kuroda is a New York Yankees pitcher.  The New York Daily News reports that was just part of tonight's story. 27 year old Wei-Yin Chen from Taiwan, a left-handed pitcher for the Major League Baseball's Baltimore Orioles matched Kuroda zero for zero over the first four innings tonight....

Controversy - Mirai Nagusu is denied spot on US Olympic Skating Team

Posted by AC Team on Wednesday, 15 January 2014.

MIRAI NAGASUJanuary 13, 2014

Gabrielle Bluestoneon GAWKER.com - AP Photo

The top three finishers at the national figure skating championships have always been, barring injury, the skaters named to the US Olympic team. But not this year.

Mirai Nagasu, a 20-year-old skater who finished fourth at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, took third place at the nationals competition this weekend. The only top finisher with Olympic experience, she was also the only figure skater not to fall or make a major error.

But when the American women's team was announced Sunday, 22-year-old Ashley Wagner, who placed fourth, took the third Olympic spot. Nagasu was named as an alternate.

The switch seems unprecedented - click here to the story by Gabrielle Bluestone on GAWKER.com