• MLB rumors: Justin Verlander wants three years, Astros don’t; Dodgers may shift infield to fit star shortstop
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    MLB rumors: Justin Verlander wants three years, Astros don’t; Dodgers may shift infield to fit star shortstop

    We’re now into December, and the Winter Meetings are just around the bend. In terms of free agents and trade candidates, all the major names remain on the board, but that could change in the coming days. Given that assumed momentum, it’s time to check in on the daily supply of MLB rumors. Let’s do that now.  Astros’ reluctance may open up Verlander market It figures that the incumbent Houston Astros would have the edge when it comes to signing free agent ace and reigning AL Cy Young winner Justin Verlander, but Jon Heyman writes that the Astros’ reluctance to offer the 39-year-old a third guaranteed year may be allowing…

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  • Taito Rail Shooter ‘Operation Wolf’ Gets Brand New Game 35 Years Later
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    Taito Rail Shooter ‘Operation Wolf’ Gets Brand New Game 35 Years Later

    Image: Microids Put this one on the record as “something we weren’t expecting” — Microids has announced that it will be releasing Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission, which is an officially licensed “new vision” for Tatio’s Operation Wolf series, which started on the NES back in 1987. The original was followed by three sequels, Operation Thunderbolt in 1998, Operation Wolf 3 in 1994, and Operation Tiger in 1998. Operation Wolf was an on-rails light gun shooter which was one of the most popular arcade titles back in the ’80s, and Microids is continuing the series’ legacy. You’ll be able to play Operation Wolf Returns: First Mission either solo or co-op,…

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  • eBay Collector Seeks 1 Million For 50 Years’ Of Gaming Consoles
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    eBay Collector Seeks 1 Million For 50 Years’ Of Gaming Consoles

    Image: Kaori30 / Kotaku While many a collector can claim to have any number of rare video games and memorabilia, few, if any, actually own a majority of every console variation manufactured in the last 50 years. But that’s exactly what one France-based collector has just put up for auction, some 2,400 different consoles—from standard-issue to special editions to variations never officially for sale—for the cool asking price of €984,000.00, or around a million U.S. dollars. Listed on French eBay and spotted by Consolevariations.com, video game uber-enthusiast Kaori30’s sale includes some 2,400 consoles, “from the first to the very last,” a number of games for said consoles, and a bunch…

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  • Celebrating 100 years of aviation medicine at CIMP
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    Celebrating 100 years of aviation medicine at CIMP

    The year 1922 saw the first meeting of CIMP, the FAI Medico-Physiological Commission. Its mission was – and remains to this day – to enhance flight safety. By the study of medical and physiological factors that influence human performance and behaviour in the air sports environment, CIMP members contribute to making aviation safer for all involved. Since 1922, as aeronautics and aviation medicine has evolved dramatically, elected CIMP members, who come from a diverse range of medical backgrounds, have attended annual meetings to discuss and evaluate the latest rules for aeromedical standards and flight safety topics that affect air sport participants. CIMP members advise the FAI and its members, National…

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  • Sky Sports Ultimate League 2021/22: Every club’s true standing over past 50 years revealed | Football News
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    Sky Sports Ultimate League 2021/22: Every club’s true standing over past 50 years revealed | Football News

    Which is the top club in the land? Which teams are punching above their weight and which historic powerhouses languish in the lower divisions? This year’s Ultimate League has arrived… The Ultimate League factors each club’s average league position over the past 50 years and includes every club that has featured in England’s top four tiers for at least 10 seasons during that period. Liverpool remain England’s top club with a remarkable average position of 3.3 over the last half a century, while Manchester United stave off Arsenal narrowly for runners-up spot. Tottenham complete the half-century top four, with the Gunners edging their north London rivals – unlike the case…

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