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Word of the Day

Ritzy RIT-see (adjective) Being, characteristic of or befitting a snob; snobbish; impressively or ostentatiously fancy or stylish; fashionable, posh - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

MLB Trade Rumors

Follow the wheeling and dealing of major league baseball players on this site, which focuses on trades and free agent signings. Relevant, legitimate baseball rumors are posted -- with analysis -- as soon as information is available.

Number to Know

20: The age of the youngest winner of the Tour de France. That man was Henri Cornet.

This Day in History

July 19, 1989: United Airlines flight 232 crashes in Sioux City, Iowa, killing 112 of the 296 passengers.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Former senator and presidential candidate George McGovern (90)

Daily Quote

“The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.” - George McGovern