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Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians. The ballclub announced the name change on...

Bumgarner pitches 7-inning no-hitter, Arizona sweeps Braves

Officially, Bumgarner’s gem won’t count in the list of no-hitters. MLB’s eight-man committee on statistical accuracy decided in 1991 that a no-hitter was a game of nine or more innings that ended with no hits.

Blue Jays play home opener in new Florida nest

The Toronto Blue Jays are set to become the first team in Major League Baseball history to play home openers in three different cities over three consecutive seasons.

COVID-19 outbreak leads to postponement of 3-game Nationals series vs. Mets

Five other players and one staff member are under quarantine after contact tracing determined they might have been exposed, too.

MLB moving All-Star Game in response to new Georgia voting law

Commissioner Rob Manfred made the decision to move the All-Star events and the amateur draft, which had been scheduled to be held in Atlanta for the first time.

Optimism abounds as MLB’s spring includes fans

All 30 teams in Major League Baseball are allowing fans to return to spring training in a limited capacity amid declining COVID-19 case numbers.

Former local standout & MLB star Trot Nixon remembers the life & career of Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron's death has lead to an outpouring of reactions from many active and former Major League Baseball players, including one right here in the Cape Fear. 

MLB sues insurance providers, cites billions in virus losses

The league claims to have lost billions of dollars on unsold tickets, hundreds of millions on concessions, tens of millions on parking and millions more on suites and luxury seat licenses, in-park merchandise sales and corporate sponsorships.

MLB says Turner violated protocols when he returned to field

The commissioner’s office says it is starting a full investigation of the 35-year-old third baseman.

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Veteran small business grants available; deadline Friday

Grants will range from $10,000 to $50,000, and winners do not have to pay them back.

American Red Cross needs blood donations; offering chance at music festival VIP experience

All who come to give Aug. 1-15, 2021, will automatically be entered for a chance to win an exclusive, VIP trip for two to the sold-out 2021 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.

“She was the glue to our family”: double homicide victim’s family still recovering

Family members are still grieving after a shooting Saturday morning claimed two lives, including Bri'yanna Williams.

Attorney General ‘optimistic’ New Hanover Co. will benefit from $26B opioid agreement

Attorney General Josh Stein paid a visit to the Port City on Tuesday, taking time to discuss some pressing issues.