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Australian Chris Lane was attending college in Oklahoma on a baseball scholarship when he was shot and killed. (Getty Images)

Game To Honor Murdered Australian Baseball Player

An exhibition baseball game honoring an Australian student who was on a baseball scholarship at an Oklahoma college when he was shot and killed in Duncan has been rescheduled.

10/24/2013

Peter Lane and Donna Lane, the mother and father of Christopher Lane, embrace during the Chris Lane Memorial Game at the Essendon Baseball Club on Aug. 25, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Lane’s Father: ‘We’re Not Buying Into Gun Control, Punishment, Race Issues’

The parents and girlfriend of slain Australian baseball player Chris Lane shared a minute’s silence at home plate of his former ballpark in suburban Melbourne on Sunday as the city’s tight-knit baseball community gathered to offer their support and show their respect at a memorial game in his honor.

08/26/2013

In this booking photo released by Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department, murder suspect James Francis Edwards Jr., 15, of Duncan, Okla. is seen. (credit: Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)

Former Australian Gov’t Leader Blames US Gun Culture In Death Of Baseball Player

A former Australian government leader has blamed the gun culture in the United States for the shooting death of an Australian baseball player in Oklahoma and condemned America’s lax firearm controls as a corruptive influence around the world.

08/26/2013

In this booking photo released by Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department, murder suspect James Francis Edwards Jr., 15, of Duncan, Okla. is seen. (credit: Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)

Suspect In Murder Of Australian Baseball Player Discussed Violence, Displayed Vulgar Behavior On Twitter

One of the teenage suspects accused in the murder of Australian baseball player Christopher Lane used obscenities over 1,200 times on Twitter.

08/24/2013

In this booking photo released by Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department, murder suspect James Francis Edwards Jr., 15, of Duncan, Okla. is seen. (credit: Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)

Sharpton: Australian Baseball Player’s Death Not Racially Motivated

The random killing of an Australia native who came to the U.S. to play baseball and earn a college degree has touched hearts in the U.S. and beyond, as tens of thousands of dollars streamed into a fund designed to help Chris Lane’s parents bring their son back home.

08/23/2013

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