A door opened to Alison Gordon in 1979, and she walked through it, armed with her passion for baseball.
She became the first full-time female beat writer in Major League Baseball when the Toronto Star hired her to cover the Blue Jays in the team’s third year of existence. She also became the first woman welcomed into the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, awarded a membership card that read “Mr. Alison Gordon.”
Ms. Gordon, who died on Feb. 12 at the age of 72, was described as a Read more [...]
KOLHAPUR: Taking a lesson from the recent attack on veteran communist leader Govind Pansare, the city have decided to take action against the motorists riding their two-wheelers without number plates. According to police officials, the assailants who shot at Pansare were riding on a motorcycle that did not have a number plate.
Reetesh Kumar, inspector general (Kolhapur range), said that instructions will be given to all the police stations in the district to take action against such motorists. The Read more [...]
The convenience of a set of precision screwdrivers in one small pocket tool. The Stanley 66-344 4-in-1 pocket screwdriver comes with two double-ended bits. Ideal for toy assembly, battery compartments, eye glasses, electronics, and more. The magnetic bits have non-slip textured surface so they attract and hold small screws. Additionally, the durability of Stanley manufacturing means the tips won't crack, slip or peel. The tip sizes are 5/32-inch, 1/8-inch, 0-point, and 1-point. The pocket screwdriver Read more [...]
It is universally known that the Chinese motorcycle industry had experienced rapid progress since China’s “reform and opening up” in the 1980s, but that development had begun to slow down after the global recession hit in 2008.
The decline became ever more obvious after the implementation of National III emission standards in China in 2011. Other problems still compound the progress of the industry; problems like the banning or limiting of the use of motorcycles in Chinese cities has seriously Read more [...]
A model presents a creation part of the Prada collection show during the Fall/Winter 2015 Men's Fashion Week on January 18, 2015 in Milan. AFP PHOTO/Tiziana Fabi
MILAN - Forget rainbow knits and ruby galoshes. All the signs are that black is back in a big way as Milan fashion week kicks off on Wednesday.
After Gothic trends dominated catwalk shows in New York and London, all eyes now turn to Italy to see if the likes of Prada, Gucci and Armani embrace the vampiric garlic-and-stake look for next Read more [...]
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AllSaints creative director Wil Beedle has designed an exclusive 48-piece handbag collection for the British brand, which is set to launch in July.
The handbag range — which retails from $350 to $498 — includes all lightweight styles, because Allsaints wanted to focus on the "beauty of the skins, not hardware," Beedle told WWD.
The upcoming bag collection includes four families of 20 styles, which are all named after the streets surrounding the brand's East Read more [...]
Toyota workers assemble the Mirai, which runs off hydrogen, at the automaker's Motomachi plant in Japan on Tuesday. (Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg)
Toyota this week officially rolled out what it's betting will mark "a turning point" in automotive history — a sleek, affordable, eco-friendly "future" car that can drive for 300 miles, takes less than five minutes to charge and comes with three years of free fuel.
It's everything haters of gas-guzzling car culture could love. And the biggest Read more [...]
'There’s been little information on how penis size impacts on men, on their mental health' Photo: Alamy
Antony Smith is a poet. He is also, by his own admission, a man with a small penis.
Last year, he wrote a poem about his predicament, which attracted a surprising amount of attention online. "I Read more [...]
The Georgia State Patrol said one person was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday night on Hamilton Pleasant Grove Road in Harris County.
According to the GSP, Al Lashon Parks, 35, of Raleigh, North Carolina, was riding a motorcycle when he apparently lost control on a curve, was thrown from his bike and his head struck a tree. Troopers said he died instantly.
GSP said friends of Parks also were traveling on motorcycles when the suddenly lost sight of him. They called police after they couldn’t Read more [...]