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MAG: Best places in world to retire…

If you’re considering retirement abroad, you need information, and you need lots of it. But more than that, you need guidance on how to interpret that information. That’s what we’re here for, and that’s why we’ve compiled the 2021 Annual Global Retirement Index: to help you with the exciting business of choosing where in the…

2012 World Series MVP Pablo Sandoval Makes Braves’ Opening-Day Roster

Tony Gutierrez/Associated Press2012 World Series MVP Pablo Sandoval was announced as part of the Atlanta Braves’ 26-man roster Saturday.Sandoval, who was a non-roster invitee during spring training, made the team after hitting .429 with four runs batted in during the exhibition season. He will get a one-year, $1 million contract.The Braves originally signed Sandoval late in the…

CONMEBOL 2022 World Cup Qualifiers Suspended Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Jorge Saenz/Associated PressCONMEBOL, the governing body of South American football, announced Saturday it’s suspended qualifying matches for the 2022 FIFA World Cup scheduled for March because of COVID-19.The South American Football Confederation’s decision was based on travel restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, which would have made it difficult for European-based players to represent their…

World condemns Myanmar crackdown as 18 peaceful protesters killed

World leaders have strongly condemned the bloodiest crackdown yet by Myanmar’s security forces against peaceful anti-coup demonstrators, in which at least 18 people were killed and dozens wounded in several cities across Myanmar, according to the United Nations’ human rights office. UN chief Antonio Guterres on Sunday led the chorus of international condemnation against the…

2-Time World Series Champion Stan Williams Dies at 84

Ross D. Franklin/Associated PressFormer All-Star pitcher and 1959 World Series champion Stan Williams died Saturday morning at the age of 84.Manny Randhawa of MLB.com reported the news, noting Williams died in his Nevada home. He was hospitalized on Feb. 11 because of a cardio-pulmonary illness.The right-hander pitched for the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees,…