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  1. Baseball player killed because kids 'were bored'

    An Australian man attending an Oklahoma college on a baseball scholarship was shot and killed in what police described Monday as a random act of violence by three "bored" teenagers who decided to kill someone for the fun of it.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  2. Family and friends pack Holy Cross Church for funeral

    Family members, athletes and friends of a Yale baseball player killed in a car crash came to say their final goodbyes to the sophomore pitcher Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2003
  3. Oklahoma teen -- Friends thought gun that killed Australian baseb...

    One of three boys accused in the fatal shooting of an Australian baseball player last summer said in court Tuesday that his friends believed the gun used in the crime contained only blanks.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  4. Teens charged following death of Christoper Lane, Australian coll...

    Prosecutors filed charges against three teenagers Tuesday after police said the boys randomly targeted an Australian baseball player as he jogged and shot him in the back, killing him, to avoid the boredom of an Oklahoma summer day.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  5. Jim Leyritz acquitted of DUI manslaughter in Florida

    Former Yankee Jim Leyritz has been acquitted of DUI manslaughter in a case stemming from a 2007 crash that killed a Florida woman.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2010
  6. Jim Leyritz begins defense in DUI manslaughter trial; attorney sa...

    Former big-league baseball player Jim Leyritz was not drunk prior to a 2007 crash that killed a 30-year-old woman despite blood tests showing otherwise, his attorney said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2010
  7. Prosecution rests in DUI manslaughter trial of Jim Leyritz

    The prosecution has rested in the Florida DUI manslaughter trial of Jim Leyritz.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2010
  8. Bluffton mourns victims of bus crash with memorial

    Bluffton held a memorial for those killed in a bus crash a year ago.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2008
  9. Student coach to throw out ceremonial first pitch at home opener

    A student coach who was among the injured in an Atlanta bus accident a year ago that killed five Bluffton University baseball players plans to be back on the field this month.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2008
  10. Second Missouri Southern athlete diagnosed with meningitis

    A second baseball player is being treated for the same meningitis believed to have killed a teammate at Missouri Southern, but officials say nobody else had reported symptoms as of Friday.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2008
  11. Death of Bluffton baseball players in bus accident inspires propo...

    Two U.S. senators, motivated by a bus crash that killed five college baseball players, on Thursday proposed requiring seat belts on long-haul buses.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2007
  12. Bluffton plays first baseball game since fatal crash

    The Bluffton baseball team on Friday played its first game since the fatal bus crash that killed five players.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2007
  13. Bluffton to play baseball despite player deaths

    Bluffton University will play baseball this season despite the deaths of five players who were killed when the team bus toppled off an overpass.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2007
  14. Bluffton baseball coach released from hospital

    A college baseball coach injured in a bus crash that killed five of his players was released from the hospital Thursday and said his close-knit team would have to find a way to turn the tragedy into something positive.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2007
  15. Bluffton player dies in Atlanta hospital

    An Ohio baseball player who had been pulled from the wreckage of a bus crash that killed four of his teammates died of his injuries Friday morning.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2007
  16. Funerals for two Bluffton baseball players held

    Two Bluffton University baseball players were laid to rest Thursday, nearly a week after their bus plunged from a highway overpass in Atlanta as the team traveled to a tournament.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2007