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Jonny Gomes met the POTUS and he dressed to impress

Jonny Gomes met the POTUS and he dressed to impress

#SOXANDSTRIPES: Jonny Gomes, pictured above during the 2013 World Series, went all out for his meeting with President Barack Obama. Photo: Associated Press

(WASHINGTON) – The World Champion Boston Red Sox met the President of the United States and outfielder Jonny Gomes did it in Star-Spangled style.

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Reports: Machado to get season-ending knee surgery

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In this Sunday, June 8, 2014 photo, home plate umpire Adrian Johnson, left, separates Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado, left, and Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt after Machado threw his bat into the infield in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Baltimore. Machado was ejected for throwing the bat and Athletics pitcher Fernando Abad was ejected for throwing at him a second time. The Athletics beat the nOrioles 11-1.

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will soon have season-ending surgery on his injured right knee, according to multiple reports.

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Cleveland greets reopening of historic ballpark

This Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 photo shows an entrance to League Park in Cleveland. The city of Cleveland has invested $6.3 million in restoring the old site of League Park, a historic site where the Cleveland Indians clinched its 1920 World Series title, Babe Ruth hit his 500th home run and where Joe DiMaggio extended his hitting streak to 56 games. Not much of the old ballbark, where Cy Young threw the first pitch in 1891 remains, but the new park will host high school and youth games on its all-turf field and will pay homage to the greats who once played there.

The city has spent $6.3 million to turn an empty, trash-strewn field into a handsome ballpark with a playing surface of all-weather field turf.

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Phil Rudd: AC/DC will ‘never retire’

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The drummer is adamant that the band will rock on despite Malcolm Young's illness.

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