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Oscar nominations: Who got snubbed? – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleImagine a world where movie stars of the pedigree of Robert Redford and Tom Hanks give two of the best performances of their careers but don’t get Oscar nominations. Or where Spike Jonze, director of the subversive “Her,” can’t get a nomination either.Oscar Frontrunners’ Critical Weekend: What ‘American Hustle,’ ’12 Years a Slave …TheWrapNew […]

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Major League Baseball Adopts Expanded Replay Review – New York Times

New York TimesManagers will not be able to challenge the so-called neighborhood play at second base. Bill Kostroun/Associated Press. PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. — Major League Baseball will greatly expand replay review of close calls starting in the 2014 season.Here’s Everything That Can Be Reviewed Under The New MLB Instant Replay …San Francisco ChronicleMLB replay system […]

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Tanaka free to come to MLB … for a very large fee – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comRelease the hounds … or the wallets. The Rakuten Golden Eagles have decided to post right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, the hottest pitcher on the free-agent market, Jon Paul Morosi reported Tuesday night. All major league teams that bid the new $20 million …Japanese team reverses course, will post Masahiro TanakaUSA TODAYTanaka Mystery Now Has an Ending: […]

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With a hole in its heart, South Africa buries Mandela – Reuters

ReutersQUNU, South Africa (Reuters) – South Africa buries Nelson Mandela on Sunday, closing one momentous chapter in its tortured history and opening another in which the multi-racial democracy he founded will have to discover if it can thrive without its central …S. African interpreter says he never murdered, raped anyoneUSA TODAYNelson Mandela to be buried […]