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Lucroy Sets Record in Brewers Win

Lucroy Sets Record in Brewers Win

Milwaukee Brewers/ML​B(MILWAUKEE) — With an RBI double in the bottom of the fifth, Milwaukee’s Jonathan Lucroy set the Major League record for doubles by a catcher in a single season with 46. It also gave the Brewers (82-79) a 2-1 lead over the Chicago Cubs (72-89), a score they would later go on to win by.

The record was previously held by Texas’ Ivan Rodriguez who recorded 45 doubles in 1996. Lucroy has hit a total of 53 doubles this season with seven of them coming as a first baseman. The All-Star’s RBI hit also guaranteed Milwaukee of a winning season.

Wily Peralta (17-11) struck out 13 batters, a career high, in seven innings to pick up the win. Closer Francisco Rodriguez moved into the top-10 all-time in saves, picking up the 348th in his career.

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Missouri Upsets (13) South Carolina on the Road

Missouri Upsets (13) South Carolina on the Road

Banana Stock/Getty Images(COLUMBIA, S.C.) — One week after losing a game in the waning moments, the Missouri Tigers used a late drive to knock off No. 13 South Carolina on Saturday. The Tigers (4-1) trailed 20-7 in the fourth but scored twice in the final seven minutes to complete the upset.

“When things got tough, we stayed positive. The defense kept us in it but we stayed totally positive with the offense the whole time,” said head coach Gary Pinkel.

After Russell Hansbrough scored in the first quarter to give Missouri a 7-0 lead, the Gamecocks (3-2) held their opponnent of the board until the fourth. Meanwhile, South Carolina reeled off 20 straight points to take a commanding lead late. 

Pharoh Cooper caught a 23-yard pass from Dylan Thompson to give the Gamecocks a 13-point lead with 7:25 remaining. Just 36 seconds later, Maty Mauk and the Tigers completed their first scoring drive of the rally with a Hansbrough one-yard touchdown run. Missouri got the ball back and again watched as Hansbrough bullied his way into the endzone for the go-ahead score.

The running back finished the game with three rushing touchdowns, carrying the ball just 10 times for 43 yards.

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Scoreboard Roundup 9/27/14

Scoreboard Roundup 9/27/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Top 25 College Football: (1) Florida State 56 (4-0) – NC State 41 (4-1)

(5) Auburn 45 (4-0) – Louisiana Tech 17 (2-3)

(6) Texas A&M 35 (5-0) – Arkansas 28 (3-2) In Overtime

(7) Baylor 49 (4-0) – Iowa State 28 (1-3)

(8) Notre Dame 31 (4-0) – Syracuse 15 (2-2)

(9) Michigan State 56 (3-1) – Wyoming 14 (3-2)

(10) Mississippi 24 (4-0) – Memphis 3 (2-2)

(12) Georgia 35 (3-1) – Tennessee 32 (2-2)

Missouri 21 (4-1) – (13) South Carolina 20 (3-2)

(16) Stanford 20 (3-1) – Washington 13 (4-1)

(17) LSU 63 (4-1) – New Mexico State 7 (2-3)

(18) USC 35 (2-1) – Oregon State 10 (3-1)

(19) Wisconsin 27 (3-1) – South Florida 10 (2-3)

(21) Nebraska 45 (5-0) – Illinois 14 (3-2)

(22) Ohio State 50 (3-1) – Cincinnati 28 (2-1)

(25) Kansas State 58 (3-1) – UTEP 28 (2-2)

MLB: Boston Red Sox 10 (71-90) – New York Yankees 4 (83-78)

Cincinnati Reds 10 (75-86) – Pittsburgh Pirates 6 (88-73) – 10 Innings

Toronto Blue Jays 4 (83-78) – Baltimore Orioles 2 (95-66)

Washington Nationals 5 (95-66) – Miami Marlins 1 (77-84)

San Francisco Giants 3 (87-74) – San Diego Padres 1 (77-84)

Tampa Bay Rays 2 (77-84) – Cleveland Indians 0 (84-77)

Minnesota Twins 12 (70-91) – Detroit Tigers 3 (89-72)

Atlanta Braves 4 (78-83) – Philadelphia Phillies 2 (73-88)

New York Mets 2 (78-83) – Houston Astros 1 (70-91)

Milwaukee Brewers 2 (82-79) – Chicago Cubs 1 (72-89)

Arizona Diamondbacks 5 (64-97) – St. Louis Cardinals 2 (89-72)

Texas Rangers 5 (67-94) – Oakland Athletics 4 (87-74)

Chicago White Sox 5 (73-88) – Kansas City Royals 4 (88-73)

Seattle Mariners 2 (86-75) – Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 1 (98-63) 11 Innings

Los Angeles Dodgers 6 (93-68) – Colorado Rockies 5 (66-95) 12 Innings

NASCAR: Nationwide Series: Kyle Busch wins Dover 200 at Dover International Speedway

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Flight Delays and Cancellations Continue in Chicago

Flight Delays and Cancellations Continue in Chicago

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — There are more delays and cancellations Saturday for flights into and out of Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports, one day after a man allegedly set fire to an Illinois control center.

At O’Hare, many of the thousands of passengers who were stranded on Friday stayed the night, hoping they could still travel to their destination on Saturday.

As of Saturday morning, O’Hare had a total of 608 cancellations and 114 delays.

The Federal Aviation Administration says it “expects to continue to increase the traffic flow” at O’Hare and Midway over the weekend.

The contract employee accused of starting the fire at an FAA facility is 36-year-old Brian Howard of Naperville, Ill. On Friday he was charged with one count of Destruction of Aircraft or Aircraft Facilities. He could face up to 20 years in prison.

Clean up at the site of the fire started Saturday morning, the FAA reports.

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Four College Students Killed When Semi Collides with Bus

Four College Students Killed When Semi Collides with Bus

iStock/Thinkstock(OKLAHOMA CITY) — Several members of a college softball team were killed when their bus collided with a semi truck Friday night near the Oklahoma/Texas boarder.

A school bus carrying the North Central Texas College softball team back from a game was struck by a tractor-trailer rig that crossed the freeway median.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Capt. Ronnie Hampton says four members of the team were killed and 15 others were injured.

Federal officials will be investigating the cause of the crash.

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Several Injured in Volcano Eruption in Japan

Several Injured in Volcano Eruption in Japan

iStock/Thinkstock(TOKYO) — A volcano erupted in central Japan early Saturday morning, forcing climbers and workers to flee.

In its first eruption in seven years, Mt. Ontake sent a plume of ash nearly two miles into the sky, diverting planes from local airports. The 10,000-foot Mount Ontake is on the border of Nagano and Gifu prefectures.

At least 40 people were injured, NHK reports. More than 200 hikers were stranded, but most have made their way down the mountain.

The Japan meteorological agency has warned hikers to stay away, issuing a level 3 out of 5 warning, which places a “do not approach” notice on the mountain. Agencies are also forecasting further eruptions and hikers in a 2.5 mile radius have been warned of falling debris.

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Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton ‘So Happy’ to Be Grandparents

Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton ‘So Happy’ to Be Grandparents

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a baby girl, according to a tweet she sent out early Saturday morning.

Her name is Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.

A Clinton spokesperson confirmed to ABC News that she was born Friday.

Chelsea Clinton tweeted Saturday at 12:32 a.m., “Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.”

Her parents, former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, said Saturday in a statement that they are “blessed, grateful, and so happy to be the grandparents of a beautiful girl.”

“We are thrilled to be with our daughter and her husband as they welcome their daughter into the world,” the statement continued. “Chelsea is well and glowing. Marc is bursting with pride. Charlotte’s life is off to a good start.”

The former first daughter announced that she was pregnant in mid-April.

President Obama even got in on the due-date jockeying, joking while at the Clinton family’s foundation event in New York that she might have to commandeer his motorcade.

“I was just discussing with President Clinton that if Chelsea begins delivery while I’m speaking, she has my motorcade and will be able to navigate traffic,” Obama said with a smirk.

The former first daughter didn’t let her impending due date slow her down as she appeared at an event for her family’s foundation this past week.

Clinton, 34, and her husband Marc Mezvinsky reportedly chose not to learn the sex of their baby before the birth.

She resigned from her role at NBC News on Aug. 29. Clinton and her husband “look forward to welcoming our first child,” she wrote in a note she shared on social media at the time.

Her parents, former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, have regularly mentioned their joy at earning a new title — grandparents. The former president spoke of his high hopes for the newest member of the family while speaking with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting.

“I want them to get up every day and look at the world with wonder and reverence. I want them to respect everyone they meet, whatever their background. I want them to be aware of all the people that make their world and not just the people that they are introduced to,” Clinton said.

“I want them to really love being alive. It’s my first and whatever other grandchildren I have — that’s what I want. And when they grow up, I want them to believe they have certain obligations to people who don’t have all the opportunities they’ll have and to the larger society,” he said.

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Clintons Tweet Out Baby Pictures

Clintons Tweet Out Baby Pictures

Wesley Hitt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  Hillary and Bill Clinton took to Twitter Saturday to show their joy and celebrate the birth of their granddaughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.

Hillary Clinton tweeted a photo Saturday afternoon showing her holding her new granddaughter.

The new grandmother sits next to her husband, former President Bill Clinton.

“@BillClinton and I are over the moon to be grandparents! One of the happiest moments of our life,” the tweet read.

Charlotte Clinton Mezvinksy was born early Saturday morning, Chelsea Clinton announced on Twitter.

Former President Bill Clinton also tweeted a photo of him playing with the new baby.

The photo shows the Clintons sitting side by side, cuddling with Charlotte.

“Charlotte, your grandmother @HillaryClinton and I couldn’t be happier!” he wrote.

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George Clooney Marries Amal Alamuddin

George Clooney Marries Amal Alamuddin

ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images(VENICE, Italy) — George Clooney is a married man!

The 53-year-old actor said “I do” to British-Lebanese barrister Amal Alamuddin, 36, in a private ceremony in Venice, Italy, Clooney’s rep told ABC News.

The well-known Hollywood bachelor became engaged to Alamuddin in April. The couple first sparked relationship rumors last October when they dined out with friends.

A graduate of Oxford and New York University School of Law, Alamuddin has represented a number of high-profile clients, including WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his fight against extradition.

Clooney, who was married once before to actress Talia Balsam from 1989 to 1993, famously declared that he would never marry again.

Last December, he admitted that he was single because he was still waiting for the love of his life.

“I haven’t met her yet,” Clooney told W magazine.

A couple months later, he stepped out publicly with Alamuddin for the first time, taking her to the White House for a film screening.

This is believed to be Alamuddin’s first marriage.

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Oregon Teen Accused of Bringing Homemade Bomb to School

Oregon Teen Accused of Bringing Homemade Bomb to School

iStock/Thinkstock(PORTLAND, Ore.) — A 16-year-old boy is in jail after allegedly bringing a homemade bomb to his high school in St. Helens, Oregon.

The student at St. Helens High School, near Portland, showed off the device he made to friends at school Friday morning, police said. Those friends then told school officials, who called police and quickly evacuated the high school.

“I was shocked. Who would bring that to school?” Kenny Collord, a friend, told ABC News affiliate KATU.

Collord said the boy told him that he made the bomb.

“I guess his intention wasn’t to scare the school,” he said. “He just brought it.”

Police said the homemade bomb was “explosive and certainly dangerous.”

“It could have hurt somebody,” said Lt. Terry Moss of the St. Helens Police Department. “To what end, I don’t know. We aren’t talking about a situation where you are going to blow up the whole school but certainly someone could’ve been hurt.”

After the school was evacuated, students were bussed to a local elementary school as police and a bomb squad investigated. During a sweep, police said they found the homemade bomb in the student’s locker.

The student didn’t threaten to do anything with the homemade bomb, police said.

After the all clear, students were allowed to return to class but many opted to go home.

The student, who hasn’t been identified by police, faces several felony charges for possessing and manufacturing an explosive device and for disorderly conduct. He’s scheduled to face a judge on Monday.

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Oregon Teen Accused of Bringing Homemade Bomb to School

Oregon Teen Accused of Bringing Homemade Bomb to School

iStock/Thinkstock(PORTLAND, Ore.) — A 16-year-old boy is in jail after allegedly bringing a homemade bomb to his high school in St. Helens, Oregon.

The student at St. Helens High School, near Portland, showed off the device he made to friends at school Friday morning, police said. Those friends then told school officials, who called police and quickly evacuated the high school.

“I was shocked. Who would bring that to school?” Kenny Collord, a friend, told ABC News affiliate KATU.

Collord said the boy told him that he made the bomb.

“I guess his intention wasn’t to scare the school,” he said. “He just brought it.”

Police said the homemade bomb was “explosive and certainly dangerous.”

“It could have hurt somebody,” said Lt. Terry Moss of the St. Helens Police Department. “To what end, I don’t know. We aren’t talking about a situation where you are going to blow up the whole school but certainly someone could’ve been hurt.”

After the school was evacuated, students were bussed to a local elementary school as police and a bomb squad investigated. During a sweep, police said they found the homemade bomb in the student’s locker.

The student didn’t threaten to do anything with the homemade bomb, police said.

After the all clear, students were allowed to return to class but many opted to go home.

The student, who hasn’t been identified by police, faces several felony charges for possessing and manufacturing an explosive device and for disorderly conduct. He’s scheduled to face a judge on Monday.

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Hong Kong Students Clash with Police During Pro-Democracy Protests

Hong Kong Students Clash with Police During Pro-Democracy Protests

iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) — Young pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong faced off with riot police Saturday after a night of scuffles and arrests.

A standoff between student protesters and Hong Kong police late Friday night resulting in more than 50 injuries and 13 arrests. The Hong Kong police used tear gas on the students when they attempted to storm into the city’s government offices. By Saturday morning, the gathering of student’s who were eventually cleared out.

The confrontation came at the end of a week-long protest against a Beijing ruling on how Hong Kong residents can elect their future leader. The protesters believe the ruling will eventually limit Hong Kong’s chance for true, free elections in 2017.

More protests are expected next week as pro-democracy activists plan to blockade Hong Kong’s central business district with a massive sit-in.

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Former Ohio Rep. James Traficant Dies Days After Tractor Accident

Former Ohio Rep. James Traficant Dies Days After Tractor Accident

Tom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former Ohio Rep. James Traficant died on Saturday, four days after he was injured in a tractor accident on his family farm. He was 73.

Traficant had been expelled from Congress in 2002, three months after a federal jury in Cleveland convicted him on corruption and racketeering charges.

On the House floor, Traficant was known for his trademark phrase, “Beam me up.”

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CDC Investigates Limb Paralysis in Children After Enterovirus 68 Outbreak

CDC Investigates Limb Paralysis in Children After Enterovirus 68 Outbreak

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating whether limb weakness and paralysis in nine children could be connected to the far-reaching outbreak of the respiratory disease Enterovirus 68.

The CDC released a statement on Saturday saying nine children in Denver had reported a neurologic illness that led to some limb weakness or paralyzation. All of the children had reported having a kind of respiratory virus before showing symptoms of limb weakness.

Six of the eight children tested were found to be positive for a rhinovirus or enterovirus and four of those cases were found to be the Enterovirus 68. The other two cases were still pending.

Dr. Larry Wolk, the chief medical officer and executive director for Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, said that the children affected range in age from 1 to 18, with an average age of 10.

“It is a spectrum of arm or leg weakness that can be as mild weakness or as severe as paralysis,” Wolk said. “What ties them all together though are findings of spots or lesions in the grey matter of the spinal cord on MRI scans.”

Medical officials have not determined whether the Enterovirus 68 virus caused the neurological symptoms, but the CDC is asking other medical workers to report any similar cases as the outbreak of the enterovirus 68 continues to spread throughout the U.S.

According to the report, there were signs of infection in the spinal fluid, but no evidence of a specific virus in the spinal fluid. Tests for viruses that could cause similar reactions including West Nile and Polio were negative.

Wolk cautioned that parents should be aware but not panicked by the findings.

“It’s a pretty rare complication and not unexpected with this kind of viruses,” Wolk said. “You hear about this nine with this complication, what you’re not hearing about is that thousands or hundreds of thousands” just have a cold.

Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease expert at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, said he found the report “sobering” but that more research needs to be done to discover the cause.

“From time to time other Enteroviruses can behave very sporadically like the polio virus,” Schaffner said. “The leading candidate is indeed this Enterovirus D-68. Having said that … further investigations are going on with the children.”

Schaffner explained the CDC alert will help officials figure out the scope of the problem and to see if it can be attributed to the enterovirus 68.

The enterovirus 68 has been reported in at least 40 states and confirmed in at least 277 people according to the CDC. However, since the symptoms of the virus, which can include coughing, fever and runny nose, can appear mild, the number of those infected could be exponentially larger than what has been reported.

The virus has appeared to have more of an effect on some children with asthma, leading a small number to need help breathing. No deaths have been attributed to the virus in this outbreak.

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Arizona Man Trades $160K Diamond for $20 Weed, Cops Say

Arizona Man Trades $160K Diamond for $20 Weed, Cops Say

iStock/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — An Arizona man could have gotten himself one of the fanciest cars on the road and had money left over with what a diamond he allegedly stole was worth, but instead police say he traded the $160,000 gem for $20 worth of marijuana.

Walter Earl Morrison, 20, of Phoenix, Az., was charged with felony theft after he allegedly stole a package containing the diamond while unloading a UPS cargo plane, authorities told ABC’s Phoenix affiliate KNXV-TV.

The diamond was valued at $160,000, according to KNXV-TV. That’s enough money to buy a Maserati sports car and still have enough left over to make a down payment on a house.

But Morrison had different plans.

He traded in the $160,000 diamond for $20 worth of weed, which according to a global marijuana price index is the rough equivalent of two joints.

A spokesperson for UPS told KNXV that the diamond was recovered and delivered to its intended customer. Morrison was fired.

Morrison is scheduled to appear in Phoenix’ Maricopa County Superior Court on Tuesday.

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Jay Z, Carrie Underwood, And More to Perform at Global Citizen Concert

Jay Z, Carrie Underwood, And More to Perform at Global Citizen Concert

ABC/Bob D’Amico(NEW YORK) — For the third year in row, celebrities are joining together to perform a free concert organized by Global Citizen.

Jay Z, Carrie Underwood, No Doubt, Sting, FUN, and the Roots will all be performing at Saturday’s concert in Central Park.

Volunteers from across the country earned free admission to the star-studded festival by completing community service.

Organizer Ryan Gall, who co-founded Global Citizen, says more than 60,000 people earned tickets this year.

“In order to get a ticket, you have to take action and those actions can be anything from signing a petition or tweeting out a congressman, asking them to vote a certain way,” Gall said. “When we work together towards a big goal, we can make big change.”

Global Citizen is an initiative of the Global Poverty Project, a group that aims to end extreme poverty by 2030.

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All About the Aman Canal Grande Hotel, Home of George Clooney’s Pre-Wedding Bash

All About the Aman Canal Grande Hotel, Home of George Clooney’s Pre-Wedding Bash

Pierre Teyssot/AFP/Getty Images(VENICE, Italy) — After months of anticipation, George Clooney is set to tie the knot with Amal Alamuddin in a gorgeous ceremony in Venice, Italy.

But first, the Oscar-winner, 53, and the lawyer, celebrated with friends and family at the Aman Canal Grande Venice Hotel, one of the most luxurious and iconic hotels in all of Venice, though hotel staff have done what they could to give guests privacy, including drawing curtains and making it so that onlookers can’t see through the windows.

The hotel is housed by the Palazzo Papadopoli, which was built in the 16th century, according to the resort’s website. Michelangelo Guggenheim was entrusted with the design of the internal decoration of the “piano nobile – the main living area of the palazzo.”

“Guggenheim was a leading exponent of the Neo-Renaissance and Rococo styles, and he reinvented the space, turning the palazzo into one of the most significant examples of these styles in Venice,” the site boasts. “The palazzo was reimagined as the perfect home for entertaining, with access from the side canal for all services and deliveries.”

In the 19th century, the hotel was used to entertain only the elite in Venice.

“Guests usually arrive at Aman Canal Grande Venice by boat, docking at a landing that leads directly into the palazzo’s Reception Hall. With its soaring ceilings and historic frescos and reliefs, the hall provides a sense of bygone luxury, as well as direct access to the hotel’s private gardens,” the site continues.

In addition, there’s even a roof-top that is “known as the ‘Altana’ and accessed via stairs and a lift, Aman Canal Grande Venice’s roof terrace is intimate in scale and offers panoramic views of the city’s rooftops. On a clear day, the Alps are visible in the distance.”

What a way to kick off a wedding weekend!

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Police Officers Collect Unused Prescription Drugs for National Take Back Day

Police Officers Collect Unused Prescription Drugs for National Take Back Day

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Time to toss those pills sitting in your medicine cabinet– Saturday is the last annual National Prescription Drug Take Back day.

Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, police officers across the country are collecting expired, unneeded, or unwanted prescription drugs– no questions asked. Authorities then discard the drugs safely.

Officials say the collection aims to reduce drug abuse and overdoses.

This marks the last annual event, because starting next month, pharmacies, hospitals, and police departments will begin accepting old medicines throughout the year.

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Spurs Not Thinking Repeat Yet

Spurs Not Thinking Repeat Yet

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) — The Spurs are not thinking about repeating as NBA champions this year.  

After beating the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, head coach Gregg Popovich is stressing to his team that this is the start of a new season and nothing else matters.

“Just to be clear, we’ve never had any goals whatsoever in the sense of winning ‘X’ number of games or this year is our year to win a championship,” Popovich said Friday at the team’s media day.

“All we’ve said is that we want to be the best team we can be at playoff time and that starts with the very first practice and it’s a building block sort of thing.”

Spurs All-Star Tim Duncan, who is entering his 18th season, understands his head coaches philosophy.

“I’m sure Pop can put together film of what went wrong, that’s the way he works,” Duncan said. “We still start with watching film even in the wins. We celebrate our wins, too. I have no idea if [Popovich] will start us off down that road or we’ll just go from square one and try to put that behind us like we put last year behind us.”

Popovich is looking forward to seeing Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard develop even more this year.

“He’s made huge strides every year, but I’m probably going to talk to him more about consistency,” Popovich said. “He’s reached a certain level. If you look at those last three games he played, they were pretty special, but to be in that top echelon of players in our league, it’s a huge responsibility to come and do that every night. … In his case, he’s very special because he can bring it on both ends of the court.”

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Everything You Need to Know About Chelsea Clinton’s Baby

Everything You Need to Know About Chelsea Clinton’s Baby

Rob Kim/NBC(NEW YORK) — At last, Bill and Hillary Clinton have the grandchild they’ve always wanted.

Early Saturday morning, Chelsea Clinton tweeted out the happy news that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, welcomed a daughter named Charlotte.

While we may not know what this means for Hillary Clinton in 2016 and whether we’ll see the little girl traveling on the campaign trail, we do know she’s probably someone worth getting to know.

So, while we wait for grandma’s big decision, here’s everything you need to know about this newest, littlest Clinton.

What’s Her Full Name?

Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.

Why Charlotte?

It’s not quite clear what prompted mom and dad to pick the name Charlotte, the feminine form of Charles, meaning “freedom.” However, a number of strong, independent women in history have had the same name.

Which Other Charlottes?

For one, it’s the name of many former British queens. It’s also the name of the charming heroine in E.B. White’s “Charlotte’s Web” and of the pioneering English novelist and poet, Charlotte Bronte.

If We Want to Send a Card, What’s Her Birthday?

September 26, 2014.

Who Does She Share a Birthday With?

Christine Todd Whitman, Olivia Newton-John, Jim Caviezel, Christina Milian, Winnie Mandela and Serena Williams all were born on Sept. 26.

Did We Know the Due Date?

We did not. However, in recent weeks, both grandparents offered hints that their grandchild would be arriving very soon.

Two weeks ago in Iowa, Hillary Clinton warned they might have to sprint off the stage at any moment if Chelsea went in to labor. This past week, Bill Clinton let it slip he expected his grandchild to come before October 1.

When Did We First Learn Chelsea Clinton Was Pregnant?

She made the announcement on April 17 while on stage with her mother at a women and girl’s event in downtown Manhattan.

Why Now?

It’s what Chelsea Clinton says she wanted. Last November, she told Glamour magazine that 2014 would be the “Year of the Baby,” pleading for people to “call my mother and tell her that. She asks us about it every single day.”

How Excited Is Hillary Clinton?

Very excited. In April she tweeted, “My most exciting title yet: Grandmother-To-Be! @billclinton and I are thrilled that Chelsea and Marc are expecting their first child!”

Did We Know It Would Be a Girl?

We did not know, and neither did she. Chelsea and her husband said they decided they wanted it to be a surprise.

What Is Her Zodiac Sign?

Libra. Hillary Clinton’s hero, Eleanor Roosevelt, is a Libra, too, along with someone much less revered by the Clintons: Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Where Will She Live?

As far as we know, Charlotte will grow up with her parents and their dog, Soren, in the family’s apartment in New York City.

Is There a Theme for Her Nursery?

Chelsea Clinton has said she plans to decorate her baby’s nursery with elephants.

Why Elephants?

There’s actually a very logical explanation why the daughter of two very prominent Democrats has chosen the opposing party’s mascot to decorate her baby’s room.

Chelsea Clinton recently helped launch a line of elephant-themed gifts to benefit groups working to stop the poaching of African elephants, some of which she reportedly bought for the nursery.

What’s Charlotte’s Religion?

Marc Mezvinsky is Jewish and Chelsea Clinton was raised Methodist, like her mother, so it’s not clear what holidays the new Clinton baby will celebrate.

In 2010, the couple’s wedding ceremony was co-officiated by a Jewish rabbi and a Methodist minister, and Chelsea Clinton, who has an interest in interfaith studies, currently serves on a multi-faith leadership board at New York University. Charlotte could likely grow up, as they say, “both.”

What’s Her Political Future?

It’s hard to resist speculating about whether Charlotte is in line to be a future president, but Chelsea Clinton has squashed any assumption her child will be forced into the family business.

“I’ll be thrilled if they’re blessed with the [singing] voice that I didn’t have, and if they want to make an artistic contribution to the world, that will make me equally as happy if they want to make a philanthropic or a political one,” she said at an event in May.

How does Grandpa Feel About This?

Former President Bill Clinton hasn’t said he wants his grandchild to enter philanthropy or politics, but in an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos this week, he said he wants his grandchild to grow up realizing that being a Clinton means she will “have certain obligations,” particularly “to people who don’t have all the opportunities they’ll have.”

We Know We’re Getting a Little Ahead of Ourselves But We Had to Ask: When Could She Run for President?

If the Clinton heir does take to politics, 2052 is the earliest year she could run for the presidency. Charlotte will turn 35 years old, the youngest required age to run for president of the United States, in 2049.

What Are the Chances She Could Be a Republican?

Unlikely, or so says Chelsea Clinton.

When asked what she would do if her child grew up to be a Republican, Chelsea said: “I would find that very hard to believe.”

Is There Anything Chelsea Clinton Is Worried About?

Mom may not be worried about her baby’s political affiliation, but she has expressed another concern for her daughter. Clinton, speaking recently about the plight of African elephants, said she lives in fear her child will “grow up in a planet without elephants.”

Does the Clinton Baby Mean Anything for Hillary in 2016?

When this question was first raised after Chelsea Clinton announced her pregnancy, many people called sexism.

“Would you ever ask this of a man running for office?” some claimed. But becoming a grandmother and enjoying whatever that has to offer is something that Hillary Clinton herself has pointed to when asked why she might not run in 2016. So, yes, if Hillary Clinton surprises all and decides against running for president, the new granddaughter could be a reason why.

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