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Whitey Ford, Hall of Fame ace for mighty Yankees, died at 91

The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died. The Hall of Famer died at his Long Island home on Thursday night.

Bob Gibson, fierce Hall of Fame ace for Cardinals, dies at 84

The two-time Cy Young Award winner spent his entire 17-year career with the Cardinals and was named World Series MVP in their 1964 and ’67 championship seasons.

MLB temporarily suspends Marlins season through the weekend

Major League Baseball has temporarily suspended the Miami Marlins’ season through Sunday because of their worsening coronavirus outbreak.

2 MLB games postponed as Marlins deal with virus outbreak

Two major league games scheduled for Monday night have been postponed after more than a dozen Miami Marlins players and staff members tested positive for the coronavirus in an outbreak that stranded the team in Philadelphia.

2020 Minor League Baseball season cancelled

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.

New MLB rules: Shower at home, don’t spit

Major League Baseball will look somewhat like high school ball this year under protocols to deal with the new coronavirus, with showers at ballparks discouraged and players possibly arriving in uniform, like they did when they were teenagers.

CDC recommendations push back start of MLB season

It will be at least two more months before the Major League Baseball schedule begins.

MacKenzie Gore makes Spring Training debut for Padres

Whiteville High School graduate and San Diego Padre top prospect MacKenzie Gore made his 2020 Spring Training debut on Thursday afternoon against the Seattle Mariners. 

Babe Ruth’s 500th homer bat sells for more than $1 million

Babe Ruth has hit another one out of the ballpark.

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NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy. 

Cape Fear seeing a major rise in high-end home sales

The Cape Fear experienced a major rise in luxury home sales towards the end of 2020, and the market boom is showing no sign of slowing down any time soon.