When the Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals take the field in Cincinnati Monday afternoon, they help kick off a Major League Baseball season that starts about five weeks earlier than the first Opening Day. At the inaugural opener of the American Association in May 1882, the Red Stockings lost to the Pittsburgh Alleghenys, 10-9.
Two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana will join the Baltimore Orioles at spring training as he seeks to return to Major League Baseball after missing two of the past three seasons because of a torn capsule in his pitching shoulder.
Jeffrey Zients made tens of millions of dollars building consultancies, helped bring Major League Baseball back to Washington and salvaged Obamacare’s rollout. He also counted Nelson Mandela among his wedding guests.
City University of New York, which graduated 12 Nobel laureates between 1930 and 1950, is making a bid to return to the spotlight by hiring Princeton University economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman.