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Woman Accused Of Beating Man With Baseball Bat

A Woman is accused of beating a man with a baseball bat in Delaware Township.

Woman Accused Of Beating Man With Baseball Bat

A Woman is accused of beating a man with a baseball bat in Delaware Township.

Woman Accused Of Beating Man With Baseball Bat

A Woman is accused of beating a man with a baseball bat in Delaware Township.

Woman Accused Of Beating Man With Baseball Bat

A Woman is accused of beating a man with a baseball bat in Delaware Township.

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

If one of the people in your life is a baseball fan, this list can make the gift giving easier.

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

If one of the people in your life is a baseball fan, this list can make the gift giving easier.

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

If one of the people in your life is a baseball fan, this list can make the gift giving easier.

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

If one of the people in your life is a baseball fan, this list can make the gift giving easier.

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

10 things to buy the baseball fan in your life this holiday season

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The Clearing Question Marks vintage baseball t-shirt is just one of many neat shirts from Ebbets Field Flannels.

David's assets protected as Italy bans images of Michelangelo's famous sculpture

The days of boxer shorts, aprons and tourist trinkets bearing images of Michelangelo’s David could soon be over. Pictures of the world famous statue can no longer be used to adorn souvenirs or for other commercial purposes without official authorisation, an Italian court has ruled for the first time. The colossal marble figure is used to flog everything from key rings and fridge magnets to t-shirts and baseball caps, not only in Florence but across Italy. Lycra underpants and string aprons bearing images of his genitals are particularly popular. All that is now in peril after a travel company, Visit Today, was taken to court for using an image of David on tickets at inflated prices for the Accademia Gallery in Florence, where the famous statue is kept. The real thing: Michaelangelo's sculpture of David seen in the Accademia on November 4, 2015, in Florence Credit: Jeremy O'Donnell/ Getty I The case was referred to a Florence court, which ruled that the images of David had been used without permission and threatened to fine the firm unless they were removed. Photographs of the statue had been erased from the company’s website on Friday. It was not immediately clear from the ruling whether souvenir shops in Florence and elsewhere would have to start clearing their shelves of David-themed lighters, ash trays, pens and other trinkets. Given the iconic status of David, the authorities will face an uphill battle in establishing who has permission to use images and who does not. But the decision was welcomed by the Italian cultural heritage world. “This is a concrete move that should now be applied by institutions and businesses,” said Dario Nardella, Florence’s mayor. “The image of Florence must not be commercially exploited without any limits or regulations.” Dario Franceschini, the culture minister, welcomed the ruling. “We will be vigilant and we’ll be looking out for any violation of the law,” he said. “This is a victory for the whole of Italy’s cultural heritage sector,” said Cecilie Hollberg, the director of the Gallery. Images of David's genitalia are on sale for tourists in piazzas across Italy Credit: Richard BakerItaly /Alamy “We can now protect our national treasures from this sort of exploitation. As far as the Accademia goes, my plan is to flush out, one by one, companies that profit from the image of David and to stop them from continuing this exploitation.” Ms Hollberg, who is German, is one of several foreigners who have been recruited to reinvigorate Italy’s museums in recent years, along with Eike Schmidt, also German, who runs the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, and James Bradburne, who has joint British and Canadian citizenship and manages the Pinacoteca di Brera art gallery in Milan. The 17ft-high, 5.5 tonne figure of the boy warrior who killed Goliath with a sling shot is one of the world's most famous statues, embodying Renaissance ideals of the male physique. The statue stood in Florence's Piazza della Signoria, exposed to the elements, for more than 350 years before it was removed in 1873 and placed in the Galleria dell'Accademia. A copy was made and now stands outside the city's Renaissance-era town hall, the Palazzo Vecchio. Michelangelo spent three years creating the statue of David, completing the work in 1504. It was commissioned by Florence’s rulers as a symbol of the city’s commercial and military strength and its capacity, despite its modest size, to ward off more powerful neighbouring states. Earlier this year the Vatican announced it was taking similar measures to protect the image of Pope Francis, whose global popularity has resulted in his image being used on tea towels, snow globes, posters and similar items. The Holy See announced that it wanted to protect the image of the Argentinian pontiff and to "stop situations of illegality that may be discovered". In a statement, the Vatican said: “The Secretary of State will undertake systematic surveillance aimed at monitoring the way in which the image of the Holy Father and the emblems of the Holy See are used, intervening with opportune measures when necessary.”

David's assets protected as Italy bans images of Michelangelo's famous sculpture

Images of Michelangelo’s David can no longer be used to adorn souvenirs or for other commercial purposes without authorisation, an Italian court has ruled for the first time. The colossal marble statue is used to sell everything from key rings and fridge magnets to t-shirts and baseball caps, not only in Florence but in many other parts of Italy. The ruling emerged from a case in which a travel company, Visit Today, was taken to court for using an image of David on tickets with inflated prices for the Accademia Gallery in Florence, where the famous statue is kept. Images of the statue had been removed from the company’s website on Friday. The case was referred to a Florence court by government lawyers on behalf of the gallery, which is visited by millions of visitors a year. The real thing: Michaelangelo's sculpture of David seen in the Accademia on November 4, 2015, in Florence Credit: Jeremy O'Donnell/ Getty I The ban, which also applies to the use of the image online, is applicable to Italy and the rest of Europe. “This is a concrete move that should now be applied by institutions and businesses,” said Dario Nardella, Florence’s mayor. “The image of Florence must not be commercially exploited without any limits or regulations.” Dario Franceschini, the culture minister, welcomed the ruling. “We will be vigilant and we’ll be looking out for any violation of the law,” he said. “This is a victory for the whole of Italy’s cultural heritage sector,” said Cecilie Hollberg, the director of the Gallery. “We can now protect our national treasures from this sort of exploitation.” Ms Hollberg, who is German, is one of several foreigners who have been recruited to reinvigorate Italy’s museums in recent years, along with Eike Schmidt, also German, who runs the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, and James Bradburne, who has joint British and Canadian citizenship and manages the Pinacoteca di Brera art gallery in Milan. Aprons with David full frontal are an easy sell for the swarms of visitors to some of Italy's most picturesque attractions Credit:  Paul Mayall /Alamy The 17ft-high, 5.5 tonne figure of the boy warrior who killed Goliath with a sling shot is one of the world's most famous statues, embodying Renaissance ideals of the male physique. The statue stood in Florence's Piazza della Signoria, exposed to the elements, for more than 350 years before it was removed in 1873 and placed in the Galleria dell'Accademia. A copy was made and now stands outside the city's Renaissance-era town hall, the Palazzo Vecchio. Michelangelo spent three years creating the statue of David, completing the work in 1504. It was commissioned by Florence’s rulers as a symbol of the city’s commercial and military strength and its capacity, despite its modest size, to ward off more powerful neighbouring states.

David's assets protected as Italy bans images of Michelangelo's famous sculpture

The days of boxer shorts, aprons and tourist trinkets bearing images of Michelangelo’s David could soon be over. Pictures of the world famous statue can no longer be used to adorn souvenirs or for other commercial purposes without official authorisation, an Italian court has ruled for the first time. The colossal marble figure is used to flog everything from key rings and fridge magnets to t-shirts and baseball caps, not only in Florence but across Italy. Lycra underpants and string aprons bearing images of his genitals are particularly popular. All that is now in peril after a travel company, Visit Today, was taken to court for using an image of David on tickets at inflated prices for the Accademia Gallery in Florence, where the famous statue is kept. The real thing: Michaelangelo's sculpture of David seen in the Accademia on November 4, 2015, in Florence Credit: Jeremy O'Donnell/ Getty I The case was referred to a Florence court, which ruled that the images of David had been used without permission and threatened to fine the firm unless they were removed. Photographs of the statue had been erased from the company’s website on Friday. It was not immediately clear from the ruling whether souvenir shops in Florence and elsewhere would have to start clearing their shelves of David-themed lighters, ash trays, pens and other trinkets. Given the iconic status of David, the authorities will face an uphill battle in establishing who has permission to use images and who does not. But the decision was welcomed by the Italian cultural heritage world. “This is a concrete move that should now be applied by institutions and businesses,” said Dario Nardella, Florence’s mayor. “The image of Florence must not be commercially exploited without any limits or regulations.” Dario Franceschini, the culture minister, welcomed the ruling. “We will be vigilant and we’ll be looking out for any violation of the law,” he said. “This is a victory for the whole of Italy’s cultural heritage sector,” said Cecilie Hollberg, the director of the Gallery. Images of David's genitalia are on sale for tourists in piazzas across Italy Credit: Richard BakerItaly /Alamy “We can now protect our national treasures from this sort of exploitation. As far as the Accademia goes, my plan is to flush out, one by one, companies that profit from the image of David and to stop them from continuing this exploitation.” Ms Hollberg, who is German, is one of several foreigners who have been recruited to reinvigorate Italy’s museums in recent years, along with Eike Schmidt, also German, who runs the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, and James Bradburne, who has joint British and Canadian citizenship and manages the Pinacoteca di Brera art gallery in Milan. The 17ft-high, 5.5 tonne figure of the boy warrior who killed Goliath with a sling shot is one of the world's most famous statues, embodying Renaissance ideals of the male physique. The statue stood in Florence's Piazza della Signoria, exposed to the elements, for more than 350 years before it was removed in 1873 and placed in the Galleria dell'Accademia. A copy was made and now stands outside the city's Renaissance-era town hall, the Palazzo Vecchio. Michelangelo spent three years creating the statue of David, completing the work in 1504. It was commissioned by Florence’s rulers as a symbol of the city’s commercial and military strength and its capacity, despite its modest size, to ward off more powerful neighbouring states. Earlier this year the Vatican announced it was taking similar measures to protect the image of Pope Francis, whose global popularity has resulted in his image being used on tea towels, snow globes, posters and similar items. The Holy See announced that it wanted to protect the image of the Argentinian pontiff and to "stop situations of illegality that may be discovered". In a statement, the Vatican said: “The Secretary of State will undertake systematic surveillance aimed at monitoring the way in which the image of the Holy Father and the emblems of the Holy See are used, intervening with opportune measures when necessary.”

David's assets protected as Italy bans images of Michelangelo's famous sculpture

Images of Michelangelo’s David can no longer be used to adorn souvenirs or for other commercial purposes without authorisation, an Italian court has ruled for the first time. The colossal marble statue is used to sell everything from key rings and fridge magnets to t-shirts and baseball caps, not only in Florence but in many other parts of Italy. The ruling emerged from a case in which a travel company, Visit Today, was taken to court for using an image of David on tickets with inflated prices for the Accademia Gallery in Florence, where the famous statue is kept. Images of the statue had been removed from the company’s website on Friday. The case was referred to a Florence court by government lawyers on behalf of the gallery, which is visited by millions of visitors a year. The real thing: Michaelangelo's sculpture of David seen in the Accademia on November 4, 2015, in Florence Credit: Jeremy O'Donnell/ Getty I The ban, which also applies to the use of the image online, is applicable to Italy and the rest of Europe. “This is a concrete move that should now be applied by institutions and businesses,” said Dario Nardella, Florence’s mayor. “The image of Florence must not be commercially exploited without any limits or regulations.” Dario Franceschini, the culture minister, welcomed the ruling. “We will be vigilant and we’ll be looking out for any violation of the law,” he said. “This is a victory for the whole of Italy’s cultural heritage sector,” said Cecilie Hollberg, the director of the Gallery. “We can now protect our national treasures from this sort of exploitation.” Ms Hollberg, who is German, is one of several foreigners who have been recruited to reinvigorate Italy’s museums in recent years, along with Eike Schmidt, also German, who runs the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, and James Bradburne, who has joint British and Canadian citizenship and manages the Pinacoteca di Brera art gallery in Milan. Aprons with David full frontal are an easy sell for the swarms of visitors to some of Italy's most picturesque attractions Credit:  Paul Mayall /Alamy The 17ft-high, 5.5 tonne figure of the boy warrior who killed Goliath with a sling shot is one of the world's most famous statues, embodying Renaissance ideals of the male physique. The statue stood in Florence's Piazza della Signoria, exposed to the elements, for more than 350 years before it was removed in 1873 and placed in the Galleria dell'Accademia. A copy was made and now stands outside the city's Renaissance-era town hall, the Palazzo Vecchio. Michelangelo spent three years creating the statue of David, completing the work in 1504. It was commissioned by Florence’s rulers as a symbol of the city’s commercial and military strength and its capacity, despite its modest size, to ward off more powerful neighbouring states.

David's assets protected as Italy bans images of Michelangelo's famous sculpture

The days of boxer shorts, aprons and tourist trinkets bearing images of Michelangelo’s David could soon be over. Pictures of the world famous statue can no longer be used to adorn souvenirs or for other commercial purposes without official authorisation, an Italian court has ruled for the first time. The colossal marble figure is used to flog everything from key rings and fridge magnets to t-shirts and baseball caps, not only in Florence but across Italy. Lycra underpants and string aprons bearing images of his genitals are particularly popular. All that is now in peril after a travel company, Visit Today, was taken to court for using an image of David on tickets at inflated prices for the Accademia Gallery in Florence, where the famous statue is kept. The real thing: Michaelangelo's sculpture of David seen in the Accademia on November 4, 2015, in Florence Credit: Jeremy O'Donnell/ Getty I The case was referred to a Florence court, which ruled that the images of David had been used without permission and threatened to fine the firm unless they were removed. Photographs of the statue had been erased from the company’s website on Friday. It was not immediately clear from the ruling whether souvenir shops in Florence and elsewhere would have to start clearing their shelves of David-themed lighters, ash trays, pens and other trinkets. Given the iconic status of David, the authorities will face an uphill battle in establishing who has permission to use images and who does not. But the decision was welcomed by the Italian cultural heritage world. “This is a concrete move that should now be applied by institutions and businesses,” said Dario Nardella, Florence’s mayor. “The image of Florence must not be commercially exploited without any limits or regulations.” Dario Franceschini, the culture minister, welcomed the ruling. “We will be vigilant and we’ll be looking out for any violation of the law,” he said. “This is a victory for the whole of Italy’s cultural heritage sector,” said Cecilie Hollberg, the director of the Gallery. Images of David's genitalia are on sale for tourists in piazzas across Italy Credit: Richard BakerItaly /Alamy “We can now protect our national treasures from this sort of exploitation. As far as the Accademia goes, my plan is to flush out, one by one, companies that profit from the image of David and to stop them from continuing this exploitation.” Ms Hollberg, who is German, is one of several foreigners who have been recruited to reinvigorate Italy’s museums in recent years, along with Eike Schmidt, also German, who runs the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, and James Bradburne, who has joint British and Canadian citizenship and manages the Pinacoteca di Brera art gallery in Milan. The 17ft-high, 5.5 tonne figure of the boy warrior who killed Goliath with a sling shot is one of the world's most famous statues, embodying Renaissance ideals of the male physique. The statue stood in Florence's Piazza della Signoria, exposed to the elements, for more than 350 years before it was removed in 1873 and placed in the Galleria dell'Accademia. A copy was made and now stands outside the city's Renaissance-era town hall, the Palazzo Vecchio. Michelangelo spent three years creating the statue of David, completing the work in 1504. It was commissioned by Florence’s rulers as a symbol of the city’s commercial and military strength and its capacity, despite its modest size, to ward off more powerful neighbouring states. Earlier this year the Vatican announced it was taking similar measures to protect the image of Pope Francis, whose global popularity has resulted in his image being used on tea towels, snow globes, posters and similar items. The Holy See announced that it wanted to protect the image of the Argentinian pontiff and to "stop situations of illegality that may be discovered". In a statement, the Vatican said: “The Secretary of State will undertake systematic surveillance aimed at monitoring the way in which the image of the Holy Father and the emblems of the Holy See are used, intervening with opportune measures when necessary.”

Billy Beane, Brad Pitt

Es müssen nicht immer nur die Höhepunkte einer Karriere in Sportfilmen gezeigt werden, wie “Die Kunst zu gewinnen – Moneyball” beweist. Hier wird die wissenschaftliche Seite des Sports gezeigt. Brad Pitt ist als ehemaliger Baseball-Star Billy Beane zu sehen. Zwar überzeugt der Ex von Angelina Jolie in der Rolle, zum Verwechseln ähnlich geht jedoch anders. (Bild-Copyright: Sal Veder/AP Photo, Moviestore Collection/REX/Shutterstock)

Billy Beane, Brad Pitt

Es müssen nicht immer nur die Höhepunkte einer Karriere in Sportfilmen gezeigt werden, wie "Die Kunst zu gewinnen – Moneyball" beweist. Hier wird die wissenschaftliche Seite des Sports gezeigt. Brad Pitt ist als ehemaliger Baseball-Star Billy Beane zu sehen. Zwar überzeugt der Ex von Angelina Jolie in der Rolle, zum Verwechseln ähnlich geht jedoch anders. (Bild-Copyright: Sal Veder/AP Photo, Moviestore Collection/REX/Shutterstock)

5 Baseball Exercises That Increase Hitting and Throwing Power

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FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, about the incident where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, were shot during a Congressional baseball practice. Barton is apologizing after a nude photo of him circulated on social media. Barton released a statement on Nov. 22 to the Texas Tribune acknowledging that while separated from his second wife, prior to their divorce, he had sexual relationships "with other mature adult women." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Barton to go mum over disclosed photo, citing probe

FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, about the incident where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, were shot during a Congressional baseball practice. Barton is apologizing after a nude photo of him circulated on social media. Barton released a statement on Nov. 22 to the Texas Tribune acknowledging that while separated from his second wife, prior to their divorce, he had sexual relationships "with other mature adult women." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

The 91st Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Harold the Baseball Player novelty balloon floats along Central Park in the 91st Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Nov. 23, 2017. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

The 91st Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Harold The Baseball Player novelty balloon floats along Central Park in the 91st Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Nov. 23, 2017. (Photo: Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

Ed (1996)

Matt LeBlanc talks baseball with his monkey pal (Universal Pictures).

How to make baseball a bigger part of your Thanksgiving

How to make baseball a bigger part of your Thanksgiving

How to make baseball a bigger part of your Thanksgiving

How to make baseball a bigger part of your Thanksgiving

Pat Sajak's emarrassing celebrity story

Pat Sajak recalls the time a group of people asked to take a picture at a baseball game.

Pat Sajak's emarrassing celebrity story

Pat Sajak recalls the time a group of people asked to take a picture at a baseball game.

Pat Sajak's emarrassing celebrity story

Pat Sajak recalls the time a group of people asked to take a picture at a baseball game.

Pat Sajak's emarrassing celebrity story

Pat Sajak recalls the time a group of people asked to take a picture at a baseball game.

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