July 30, 1988
From Rod Beaton of USA Today: "Mike LaValliere has joined the prestigious 1-1 club." Translation: The Pittsburgh catcher now has one home run and one stolen base after getting his first steal Tuesday against St. Louis. LaValliere, 5 feet 10 inches and 200 pounds, hadn't stolen a base since 1982, when he played for Class AA Reading (Pa.) "The pressure's off me now," he said. "I can run at will." Steve Garvey, whose No.
August 2, 2007 |
Warning: Copyright threats on DVDs and TV broadcasts may be misstating the law. A high-tech trade group made that charge Wednesday to the Federal Trade Commission, alleging deceptive trade practices for the scary copyright warnings before movies and during sports broadcasts. The Computer and Communications Industry Assn. said it was trying to protect the public's legal rights from overzealous media companies, which in turn said they were simply trying to protect their content.