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Astros’ Colin Moran hospitalized after fouling pitch off face

Only one day after being called up to the Houston Astros, third baseman Colin Moran was carted off the field against the Baltimore Orioles in the top of the sixth inning in what was a scary moment for everyone inside Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Moran fouled off a delivery from O’s right-hander Darren O’Day, but the ball ricocheted backwards into Moran’s own face.

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Astros’ Colin Moran carted off after fouling ball off his face

Astros third baseman Colin Moran required the assistance of a cart to leave the field after fouling a ball off his face in the sixth inning of Saturday night’s game against the Orioles. Moran appeared to sustain a cut below his left eye. Appearing too woozy to walk off the field, he was tended to on the grass by two trainers and Astros manager A.J. Hinch.

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Carolina Brewery, first of its kind in the Triangle, has lasted more than 20 years

The oldest brewery in the Triangle would like to reintroduce itself. Carolina Brewery opened on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill in 1995, at a time when most beer wasn’t craft and certainly wasn’t local. In the beginning, cofounder Robert Poitras said he stocked foreign big-name beers among his own offerings with Newcastle Brown Ale and the like.

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Portland Thorns remain hopeful that Tobin Heath can return to club in time for the NWSL playoffs

Portland Thorns midfielder Tobin Heath has been continuing her rehabilitation from a lingering back injury away from Portland with the U.S. Women’s National Team staff. Heath has missed the entire NWSL season with the injury, which she suffered in preseason. Portland has sorely missed Heath this season.

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Carol Folt takes deep dive into Galápagos research

On her recent trip to Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands, Chancellor Carol Folt dived (literally) into the research UNC faculty and staff and their collaborators at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito are conducting. Folt’s visit included giving the commencement speech at USFQ, discussions with researchers and a dive to see hammerhead sharks and sea turtles.

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UNC Grad’s PT Wired Makes Sure Physical Therapy is a Success

Vikram Sethuraman’s startup journey began in Jim Kitchen’s Introduction to Entrepreneurship course at UNC, where he focused on solving problems he encountered as a physical therapy patient. But it wasn’t until an unsatisfactory experience as a finance intern that he decided to pursue the idea full-time. He enrolled in Kenan Flagler’s Launching the Venture class.

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Astros’ Colin Moran gets customary silent treatment after first career HR

Houston Astros infielder Colin Moran didn’t wait long to make an impression on the American League West leaders Friday, homering in his first game since being recalled Tuesday off Orioles left-hander Richard Bleier. Moran, who was making his 2017 debut, was starting at third Friday while Alex Bregman moved to shortstop in place of injured All-Star Carlos Correa.

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Video: Danny Green lifting the spirits of children in El Paso

While it may be the offseason and NBA players are working on their game, San Antonio Spurs’ Danny Green is working on strengthening the hearts and spirits of children. Green was in El Paso, Texas recently and stopped by a children’s hospital to brighten the kid’s day. Green definitely did just that, giving the kids a day they will never forget.

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