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Giants CEO Larry Baer takes leave of absence after scuffle with wife

Giants CEO Larry Baer takes leave of absence after scuffle with wife

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March 4 (UPI) -- San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer is taking a leave of absence after a video was released Friday showing a public altercation with his wife. The video -- released by TMZ -- showed the Giants executive grabbing a cellphone from his wife's hands while the couple was at a park. Baer's wife, Pam, eventually fell to the ground while screaming. "The Board of Directors of San Francisco Baseball Associates is closely monitoring the matter involving Giants President and CEO Larry Baer," the Giants said in a statement. "Pursuant to League policy, Major League Baseball is taking the lead in gathering all facts surrounding the situation. The organization is cooperating fully with the process. "Mr. Baer has acknowledged that his behavior was unacceptable, apologized to the organizat...
Liverpool cruises past Bournemouth 3-0 in Premier League scuffle

Liverpool cruises past Bournemouth 3-0 in Premier League scuffle

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April 14 (UPI) -- Liverpool beat Bournemouth 3-0 in a Premier League clash Saturday at Anfield in Liverpool, England.The Reds drew first blood in the seventh minute. Midfielder Jordan Henderson lofted a pass into the box, finding Sadio Mane on a header. Mane's attempt was blocked by Bournemouth keeper Asmir Begovic.The deflection came back out to Mane, who finished with his right foot.The Reds took the 1-0 edge into halftime. Mohamed Salah then doubled the lead in the 69th minute.[embedded content]Salah received a very long pass from defender Trent Alexander-Arnold on the play. The ball carried about 30 yards before nearing the Liverpool star. Salah headed the ball with his back to the goal. The shot looped over Begovic for a two-goal lead.[embedded content]The score also gave Salah 40 in ...