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Dominican icon David Ortiz leaves behind a powerful legacy in Boston — After 14 years of calling Fenway Park home, David Ortiz has become as much a part of Red Sox history as the legendary Green Monster, nearly as synonymous with New England as a Dunkin' Donuts on every corner. Of course, as the season-long sendoff ahead of his impending retirement has shown, Ortiz's impact has stretched far beyond the friendly confines of Fenway.

An appreciation: Jose Fernandez's loss will be felt throughout the game — There are times when words fail. When words cannot adequately convey the tragedy that comes when a life is unexpectedly cut short. Or fittingly memorialize a 24-year-old who seemed so full of life. Or convey the level of grief a family must be feeling.

Opinion: Future of North Dakota pipeline could also impact Latinos and their water quality — Actresses Shailene Woodley and Susan Sarandon participate in a rally outside the US District Court in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.ap It is a major issue that has a disproportionately negative impact on the Latino community.

While the world has moved on from Rio Olympics, Brazil has not — RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 05: The Olympic flag is hoisted during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)2016 Getty Images The stories of inspiring athletic triumphs and heartbreaking defeat have stopped flooding your social network feeds.

The Year My Sis Ronda Rousey Became a Superstar — This week, VICE Sports looks at the topics, people, and things that made news in 2015. You can read our collection of year-in-review stories here . It feels like you're inside a washing machine's spin cycle. You are pushed from side to side, front to back.

Ronda Rousey on list for William Hill Sports Book of the Year as UFC champion takes on two-time winner Donald McRae — Donald McRae has won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year twice He is looking to win it for the third time this year with 'A Man's World' With the competition in its 27th year the longlist also includes books on three subjects never covered before in the history of the award The longlist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2015 has been revealed with Donald McRae aiming to land his third success in the competition.

My Fight / Your Fight — Available in: NOOK Book (eBook), Hardcover, Audiobook. THE ONLY OFFICIAL RONDA ROUSEY BOOKThe fight is yours to win.In this inspiring and moving book, Ronda Rousey, the Olympic medalist in judo, reigning UFC women's bantamweight champion, and Hollywoo

Holiday Sale: Get “Spirit Lake: The Game” for Just $9.99 — Now through Dec. 25 (attention: last-minute holiday shoppers), you can purchase "Spirit Lake: The Game" for just $9.99! To purchase Spirit Lake: The Game now, simply go to the 7 Generation Games Store. If purchase the game for yourself (It's OK, you've been good all year), you will get a "Thank You" screen after your transaction.

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Incognito Story Raises Awareness Of Larger Problem — The national conversation about bullying has spilled over into an unlikely realm - the National Football League. News broke over the weekend that second-year Miami Dolphins lineman Jonathan Martin had left the team after being bullied by veteran teammate Richie Incognito through a series of vile and threatening text messages.
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