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New York Yankees Are Paying For The Schooling Of Fallen NYPD Officer's Children

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This is such an awesome thing!

Tragically, NYPD officer Rafael Ramos was executed this weekend while on patrol in his car — and he left behind two sons. 13-year-old Jaden Ramos is still in middle school and Justin attends Bowdoin College in Maine.

Luckily, New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner started the Yankee Silver Shield Foundation in 1982, which pays for the education of children who lost a parent in the line of duty. So, both of the boys will still get to have the best schooling possible.

[ Related: Two NYPD Officers Shot & Killed In 'An Execution' In Brooklyn ]

The other officer, Wenjian Liu, was a newlywed who had no children.

Steinbrenner started the foundation when he saw an

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Sports Illustrated Kids Names Little League Pitcher Mo'ne Davis Sports Kid Of The Year And Gets A Shout Out From Michelle Obama!

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Mo'ne Davis is Sports Illustrated Kids' Sports Kid of the Year!

Well this kind of seems like a no-brainer to us!

Little League pitching phenom Mo'ne Davis was just named Sports Kid of the Year by Sports Illustrated Kids, and we're guessing it was a pretty easy decision!

The 13-year-old caught the country's attention earlier this year when she led her team to a third place finish at the Little League World Series and became the first girl EVER to throw a shutout in the tournament!

[ Video: Mo'ne Davis Throws Out The First Pitch At A Los Angeles Dodgers Game! ]

The exciting news comes just months after Mo'ne became the first little leaguer to

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Former MLB Pitcher Brad Halsey Dies Suddenly At 33

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Brad Halsey, a former major league pitcher, has died at the young age of 33.

He apparently died in a "recreational climbing accident" near New Braunfels, Texas — his home.

The local sheriff's office is investigating his death and working with a medical examiner. We assume that's to confirm the accidental nature of this tragedy.

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22-Year-Old MLB Player Oscar Taveras And His Girlfriend Tragically Die In Car Accident

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Oscar Taveras' life was tragically ended far too early.

This is an absolutely heartbreaking example of a bright star that never got a chance to shine to its full potential.

22-year-old Oscar Taveras, regarded as one of the top prospects in MLB, tragically died on Sunday after a fatal car accident in his home of the Dominican Republic.

The St. Louis Cardinals outfielder was reportedly driving on the highway with his 18-year-old girlfriend Edilia Arvelo when he lost control of his car and drove off the road. Edilia also died in the crash.

Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak spoke out about the sad news, saying:

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Staind Singer Aaron Lewis Publicly Apologizes For His Rendition Of The National Anthem! Watch Aaron Botch The Lyrics HERE!

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We have a feeling it will take Aaron Lewis a LONG time to live this major flub down.

Aaron, who is best known for his role as the front-man of the band Staind, completely DESTROYED the lyrics to the national anthem at Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday.

[ Watch: Idina Menzel Singing The National Anthem Will Thaw The Most Frozen Hearts! ]

While the first moments of the Star-Spangled Banner started out fine, things went downhill real quick when Aaron sang:

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Robin Williams Lives On In His Children As Son Zak Throws Out First Pitch To Billy Crystal At World Series Game!

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It's still so hard to believe that Robin Williams is actually gone.

The whole world is still missing Robin, so his life and career were celebrated at Game 5 of the World Series!

It all went down at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Sunday, with Robin's kids Zak, Zelda and Cody.

There was a tribute that showed all of Robin's best characters up on the big screen, reminding us of how talented he really was. But that's not all.

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