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Shohei Otani watches the flight of his ground-rule double during an exhibition game against Netherlands.

Shohei Otani watches the flight of his ground-rule double during an exhibition game against Netherlands.

Most of us were not around to watch Babe Ruth in his prime, when he was not only baseball’s premier power hitter, but also a true pitching ace who won 78 games between 1915-1918. We do have Japanese superstar Shohei Otani though. The 22-year-old pitcher and outfielder is making his case to be baseball’s best…

NFL scores and more, Week 10: A Cowboys team you can feel good about, finally

NFL scores and more, Week 10: A Cowboys team you can feel good about, finally

It wasn’t so long ago that the Cowboys would have surely lost a game like the one they played against the Steelers on Sunday. The Cowboys teams we’re used to seeing probably would’ve thrown a soul-crushing interception with the 60 seconds or so that they had left after Pittsburgh scored on a fake spike. Probably…

Disney forges ahead with streaming as ratings sag

Disney forges ahead with streaming as ratings sag

As more and more people get their favorite TV shows and movies online, Disney is also learning to embrace the stream. The Walt Disney Co. once resisted offering channels like ESPN directly over the internet, preferring old-fashioned cable subscriptions. Its investors are fretting over ratings as more people cut the cord and cancel cable or…

Toyota to pay upto $3.4 billion to settle US truck lawsuit

Toyota to pay upto $3.4 billion to settle US truck lawsuit

Toyota will pay up to $3.4 billion to settle a class action lawsuit brought by US pickup and sport utility vehicle owners whose vehicles lacked adequate rust protection. Court filings show that the settlement reached Oct. 31 covers 1.5 million vehicles, dealing a financial blow to the Japanese automaker whose trucks were subject to corrosion…

Asian Leaders Attempt to Decode Trump on the Future of Pivot

Asian Leaders Attempt to Decode Trump on the Future of Pivot

Donald Trump is set to tear up a giant Pacific trade pact and has questioned alliances that have defined America’s engagement in Asia since World War II. But it’s too early to declare President Barack Obama’s “pivot” dead. For Asia’s leaders, a big question from Trump’s win is whether America’s military and economic focus on…