Israel upsets Cuba at WBC

Mar 12, 2017

Israel upsets Cuba at WBC

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The most improbable story of the World Baseball Classic added a new chapter. Zach Borenstein hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the sixth, and the Israel bullpen protected the lead the rest of the way in a 4-1 win over Cuba in the second ...

Israel team turning heads at 2017 WBC

Mar 12, 2017

Israel team turning heads at 2017 WBC

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They arrived together in Japan as the toasts of the first round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Team Israel, a squad not many expected to qualify for this tournament, pulled off three upsets in South Korea to make an improbable run into the ...

Teams makes preparations for second round

Mar 11, 2017

Teams makes preparations for second round

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Tokyo Dome was mostly silent, with only the sounds of practice ricocheting off thousands of empty seats at the Big Egg, as the 2017 World Baseball Classic took a day off to prepare for the final push to the championship round. Japan and Cuba, ...

Trump upends Mideast diplomacy

| Feb 16, 2017

Trump upends Mideast diplomacy

Meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Wednesday, President Donald Trump broke with the international consensus and decades of U.S. diplomacy by halting Washington’s quest for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying he would back a single state ...