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Myths About Small Business That Need To Be Busted

When you open your own business, you’re sure to get plenty of unsolicited advice. Some of that advice is so false it can be considered a myth. Don’t listen to these myths! Business Plans Are Only For Big Businesses If you don’t make a plan, you plan to fail. A business…

Survive The Offseason Graveyard With These 5 Small Business Tips

Running a business is far from easy, and it can be even more difficult when the service or product that you offer is seasonal in nature. These five tips will help you weather the offseason storm and ensure the survival of your business. Pay close attention to each tip, especially…

Want To Start Your Own Restaurant? Here’s How To Do It Quickly And Cheaply

Do you dream of opening a restaurant but dread the upfront costs and maintenance? Or maybe your credit score is lower than you’d like it to be. If you’re open to changing your business plan a bit, there are ways to start your dream of becoming a restaurant owner without a lot…

Bidding War Expected as Japanese Baseball Star Shohei Ohtani Finally Coming to America

Japanese baseball star Shohie Ohtani after the new posting fee was agreed by the Major League Baseball, Nippon Professional Baseball and the MLB Players Association. According to the new terms, if Ohtani will sign with a team from the MLB, his Japanese team will get 20% of the total value…

Atlanta Braves Sanctioned, GM Banned for Violating Recruiting Rules

The MLB cracked down hard on the Braves as the league perpetually banned general manager John Coppolella while the team has been prohibited from going after any Latin American recruit until 2021. Meanwhile, Gordon Blakeley, the scouting chief for the team, was also suspended for one year, the report said.…

Roy Halladay’s Family to Hold Public Memorial This Tuesday in Florida

Roy Halladay’s family recently released a public statement saying that they plan to hold a public memorial for the plane crash victim this Tuesday. The Major League Baseball star was piloting an ICON 5 plane when it crashed off the Pasco County shores in the Gulf of Mexico. Tampa Bay…

Pitcher-Outfielder Shohei Otani Announces Wish to Move to MLB

Japanese baseball player Shohei Otani announced his desire to move next season to Major League Baseball. He disclosed his decision during a press conference held at the Japanese National Press Center in Osaka, Japan. USA Today featured the story with the pitcher-outfielder making his announcements last Saturday saying, ¨I hope…

Former Blue Jays Pitcher Roy Halladay Dies in Plane Crash

Former pitcher Roy Halladay died doing what he loved the most. The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office announced on Tuesday that Halladay died in a crash in the Gulf of Mexico. Chris Nocco of the Sheriff’s office said that air traffic controllers did not receive any mayday call from Halladay. At…

Carlos Correa Proposes to Girlfriend After World Series Win

Ask any professional baseball player, and they will claim that winning the World Series is the apex of their career. For Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, however, Game 7 of the series against the Dodgers took a whole new meaning. The proposal took place when the Astros were celebrating after toppling…

Houston Astros Still Undecided Over White House Visit

After the Golden State Warriors did not push through with their White House visit, it’s now the Houston Astros’ turn to continue with the long tradition. For now, however, the Astros have not yet decided whether or not to accept President Donald Trump’s invitation should it be extended. General manager…

Justin Verlander Pays Back Astros’ Trust With World Series Ring

When Justin Verlander was traded to the Astros, he was going into a team with a tradition of disappointment. Case in point: the team hasn’t won a World Series, like, ever. This was the team that gave away over 10 games in three successive seasons starting in 2011 until 2013…

Joe Girardi ‘Disappointed’ but Trying to Move on

Was it miscommunication that got Joe Girardi kicked out of the Yankees? Girardi hinted as much during a recent interview with The Athletic. The Yankees decided to let go of Girardi, which will take effect when his contract is due to expire later this season. He said that he was…

Oakland’s Bruce Maxwell Charged With Aggravated Assault

Oakland catcher Bruce Maxwell was charged with aggravated assault and disorderly conduct after he allegedly pointed a gun at a woman in Arizona on Saturday night. The arrest was confirmed by Scottsdale Police Department, which claimed that they responded to a complaint lodged by a female delivery driver who claimed…

No Bad Blood from Ken Giles After Losing Spot as ‘Closer’

Ken Giles has lost his position as the closer for the Houston Astros, and he’s totally okay with it. According to Astros manager A.J. Hinch, if the game is close and would be decided one way or the other, the 27-year-old pitcher may be relieved from the mound. The executive…

Astros Slugger Yuli Gurriel Won’t Be Suspended for World Series

The Houston Astros dodged a bullet after MLB decided to impose the suspension on Yuli Gurriel for his racial gesture until after the World Series. Gurriel was caught on camera in the dugout on Friday as he used his slanted his eyes to mock Yu Darvish, who is half Japanese…

Red Sox Baseman Dustin Pedroia Out Seven Months After Surgery

Red Sox Baseman’s second baseman Dustin Pedroia’s  bad knee will sideline him for about seven months. Pedroia went under the knife, which surgeon Dr. Riley Williams III described as a cartilage restoration procedure, in the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York this past Wednesday. The 34-year-old has been struggling…

Can Justin Verlander Rescue the Astros from the Brink of Elimination?

Justin Verlander was signed by the Houston Astros as a very expensive insurance policy. After a string of losses, they may have to call on a 34-year-old with a lot of mileage on his arm to save their season. After leading the series with the New York Yankees 2-0, the…