Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo attended high school there and donated $150,000 in November to help improve the lights at their baseball fields.
The Marlins plan to honor the victims of last week's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School by wearing the school's baseball caps during their spring training opener on Friday.
White House: Trump 'supportive' of better background checks for gun buyers
Trump also suggested ending gun-free school zones, opening more hospitals for the mentally ill and toughening background checks. Attendants teared up as they called on Trump and Congress to do something about the scourge of gun violence.
Commissioner Rob Manfred said that within 48 hours, all 30 teams were confirmed to wear the school hats during pregame warm-ups for their exhibition openers. The Commissioner has chose to defer the implementation of a pitch timer and a between-batter timer in 2018 in order to provide players with an opportunity to speed up the game without the use of those timers.
Manfred said Major League Baseball received a "really strong sentiment of the clubs it was the appropriate thing to do immediately". The hats might later be signed and auctioned to raise money for the Broward Education Foundation, the official victims fund.
Apple Sponsors 2018 UK BRIT Music Awards
Britain's biggest music awards show is set for today (Feb. 21), and it boasts a star-studded lineup well worth tuning in to see. The BRIT Awards are well and truly under way, and we can already tell that it's going to be a big night for Dua Lipa .
Manfred, according to the release, "has made a decision to defer the implementation of a pitch timer and a between-batter timer in order to provide players with an opportunity to speed up the game without the use of those timers". Former student Nikolas Cruz, 19, was the alleged gunman. Some of the more notable proposals that were reportedly discussed-including a pitch clock and between-batter timer-will not be put to use during the coming season.
Nikki Haley to Palestinians and the United Nations : 'I will not shut up'
Scheduled to speak after Abbas was Haley - but Abbas left the room before she could begin her speech. She said that the Palestinians in the West Bank have also suffered, where "too many have died".