Washington Post Dave Sheinin likes the Cubs in five, while Adam Kilgore and Barry Svrlugapredictthe Nationals will advance in four and five games, respectively. Tom Boswell is also picking the Nats. “So clooooooose,” he writes. Magic center Dwight Howard scored a landslide victory in the Slam Dunk contest, crushing ex Celtic Gerald Green in the finals by winning 78 percent of the fan vote. The winner was decided by text message and Internet voting. Howard had a series of creative dunks, including one from behind the basket, one where he took the ball off a mini basket stuck to the backboard, and another while wearing a Superman jersey and cape, although it looked as though it didn’t quite qualify as a dunk.
Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, announced Sunday that he had signed legislation called the California Racial Mascots Act, which prevents the use of the name starting Jan. 2, 2017, because many Native Americans find the term offensive. Ukraine is becoming the most popular destination for Western couples seeking to have children through surrogacy due to low costs and relatively favorable legislation. It seems that women in some parts of Ukraine charge far less for the service than in Europe, and another big bonus for couples seeking surrogacy is that Ukrainian legislation recognizes the couples who hire surrogates as the only lawful parents. This, in turn, means that legal fees tend to be much lower than in Western European countries as legislation in Europe varies quite drastically from country to country, and there are many instances where a surrogate can legally challenge the rights of the parents.
That’s three time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele. Bekele says he is being discriminated against because of his ethnicity. Bekele is Oromo. Nicknamed Stubblebeard because of his habit of never shaving on days he was slated to pitch, Burleigh rugged visage was only one of the weapons he used to intimidate batters. His spitball was among the most effective ever, often breaking some seven or eight inches, but the threat of it was equally valuable. Grimes would fake a spitter on almost every pitch so a batter could never forget the possibility of it.
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