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Danny Groner has spent several years working in the fields of media, journalism and publishing. He specializes in writing about people, events, ideas, and the world we live in. "With such an extensive area of expertise, this guy is a walking Wikipedia," said one blogger.
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Watch These 13 Famous Athletes Cry in Public

Tom Hanks's character Jimmy Dugan famously said in 'A League Of Their Own' that "There's no crying in baseball." But that warning hasn't stopped some of professional sports' top players from showing their softer side from time to time. Here's a look back at sports' most memorable crying athletes.

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What’s a Billiken, and How’d It Find Its Way to St. Louis?

St. Louis University is seeded fourth in this year's NCAA Tournament, and they're a sentimental favorite for a lot of hoops fans this year. In December, their coach, Rick Majerus, died of heart failure at the age of 64. The team dedicated their season to the memory of their coach.

But an additional reason to root for St. Louis is their mascot: the Billiken. What exactly is a Billiken anyway?

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10 Unlikely Baseball Playoff Heroes

It seems like every postseason, some previously unknown or under-appreciated player plays a major role in his team playoff victory. This year's winner so far is Raul Ibanez, who helped propel the Yankees to a stunning win on Wednesday after he pinch hit for Alex Rodriguez in the ninth inning and homered to tie the game against Baltimore. Then it was Ibanez again in the 12th, this time homering to win the game for New York.

Here's a look back at some of the most unlikely star company Ibanez now keeps in the annals of baseball history:

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