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  • Brian Davidson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Chicago White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar is in critical but stable condition after suffering a ruptured aneurysm.
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  • ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) -- A 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card in mint condition sold for $2.88 million Thursday -- making it the second-highest price ever paid for a baseball card, ESPN reported.The card, sold by former NFL offensive lineman Evan Mathis and auctioned by Heritage Auctions, fell just short of the $3.12 million paid for a 1909 Honus Wagner card in October 2016, according to the report.The Mickey Mantle card was graded a 9 on a scale of 10 by Professional Sports Authenticator, an organization that describes itself as the "world's largest third-party sports card authentication service."The value of the late Hall of Famer's rookie card has gone up dramatically in the last few decades, ESPN reported.In 1988, the card could be had for $3,300; by 2007, the top sale of the card, also graded a 9 out of 10, was $240,000, according to the report."It's a remarkable price," Chris Ivy, director of sports auctions at Heritage, told ESPN. "It was 10 years ago when we last had a Mantle 9 sell, but this sold for 10 times that."Prior to Thursday night's auction, the record for the card was set at $1.13 million in 2016.Mantle spent his entire 18-year career with the New York Yankees, according to the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was selected to the All-Star game 20 times, won the most valuable player award three times, and was part of seven World Series-winning teams.Mantle was enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Detroit      13  Baltimore    8 Final  Houston       9  Seattle      2 Final  N-Y Yankees   4  Toronto      3 Final  Boston        8  L-A Angels   2   ------   NATIONAL LEAGUE Final  Chi Cubs       8  St. Louis       5 Final  Philadelphia   7  Pittsburgh      0 Final  Atlanta       12  N-Y Mets        4 Final  Milwaukee     12  Miami           3 Final  Arizona        3  San Francisco   1   ------   NBA PLAYOFFS Final  Philadelphia  128  Miami        108 Final  New Orleans   119  Portland     102 Final  Golden State  110  San Antonio   97   ------   NHL PLAYOFFS Final  Boston       3  Toronto    1 Final  Washington   4  Columbus   1Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- The moment has been viewed and shared by millions online: NHL player Brett Connolly trying desperately to get a puck behind the glass to 6-year-old Keelan Moxley.On Sunday, Keelan and her family were rink-side as the Washington Capitals prepared to face the Columbus Blue Jackets for the Stanley Cup playoffs.Twice, Connolly, a forward for the Washington Capitals, attempted to connect with Keelan. And, both times, the puck was caught by a man and delivered to a different child.But on his third try, Connolly hit the glass, signaling to Keelan that this puck was going to be hers.This time, she scored!"I felt so happy. I felt, I felt amazing," she told ABC News today. "I was just so happy."Her family said today that despite what others had said on social media, the people around Keelan at the time were not her family. Keelan's parents were actually a few rows behind her.Despite the confusion and momentary disappointment that day, Keelan told ABC that she was super proud of her new prized possession. She's already taken her puck to show-and-tell at school. She also said that she bore no hard feelings for the children who'd received pucks before her."I felt happy for the boys because the boys were, like, happy," she said.This weekend, Keelan will have even more to be happy about. The family will be heading back to the rink and this time the Capitals owner says he will give her and her family his front-row seats.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • New York Yankees/Twitter(NEW YORK) -- Members of the New York Yankees stood up in support of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl on Wednesday after the fourth-grader made a public plea to end bullying.Cassidy Slater bared her heart to the world in a Facebook video shared on April 4, holding up a series of handwritten signs that explained what she felt like after being bullied for more than three years."One day during recess, a group of kids grabbed my purse off a teacher, and spit on it and me," one sign read. "The group of kids always come up to me during recess, trying to fight me.""Kids don't even want to go near me," she added.The video, shared on her mother’s Facebook page, had racked up thousands of shares and reactions as of Wednesday night, when the Yankees responded."Hey Cassidy -- we saw the video you made and from all of us here at the New York Yankees, we want you to know that you are not alone. We have your back," the team wrote on Twitter.The team also shared a nearly two-minute video featuring several players holding handwritten signs."We know sharing your story must have been difficult, but you showed courage and strength and inspired us to reach out to you," the team wrote in the video. "We may be older than you, we may be taller than you, but we want you to know that we look up to you. You are not alone!""Count the New York Yankees among your friends! You can sit next to us at lunch anytime."Cassidy's father, James Warner, told ABC News that the video "devastated" him."I don't know how to explain how it made me feel," he said, adding, "Even talking about it I get choked up."Cassidy's mother, Jenn Slater, reposted the video to her own Facebook page after it was removed from Cassidy's account because of age restrictions."I will be my daughter's voice. I will share her story and I hope others will share too," Slater wrote in a post. "Her story reached 22k views before the Scranton School District contacted Facebook and her Facebook got shut down.""This isn't about the shares or views or if it goes viral. It's about spreading awareness," she added.Alexis T. Kirijan, superintendent of the Scranton School District, told ABC News in an email that "the district cannot share student personal information. Please understand you are hearing only one side of this story. The school is and has been working very closely with this young lady and her father."Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 4, Texas 2Detroit 6, Baltimore 5Oakland 12, Chicago White Sox 11, 14 InningsToronto 15, Kansas City 5Minnesota 2, Cleveland 1, 16 InningsBoston 9, L.A. Angels 0Houston 7, Seattle 1NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 10, Colorado 2Milwaukee 2, Cincinnati 0N.Y. Mets 11, Washington 5Atlanta 7, Philadelphia 3San Francisco 4, Arizona 3, 10 InningsL.A. Dodgers 13, San Diego 4St. Louis at Chicago Cubs 2:20 p.m., postponed NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSCleveland 100, Indiana 97Utah 102, Oklahoma City 95Houston 102, Minnesota 82NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFSPittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 0Tampa Bay 3, New Jersey 1Nashville 3, Colorado 2San Jose 2, Anaheim 1Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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