"Ramirez, who turns 42 Friday, once starred in the middle of the Red Sox lineup with Ortiz. But he forced a trade from team in 2008 by essentially quitting on his teammates, an act that enraged team executives. Ramirez later was suspended twice for using performance-enhancing drugs."
"Add Krakow to the growing list of cities who do not want to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. The Polish city withdrew its bid this week after residents overwhelmingly voted against the plan, according to the Associated Press."