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Patrick Corbin ‘loves’ being with Diamondbacks, not looking to leave

PHILADELPHIA – Diamondbacks left-hander Patrick Corbin said he didn’t mean for his recent comments to be taken as anything more than what they were – an honest answer to a topic he’s not focusing on. Corbin, who is a free agent at the end of the year, told USA TODAY it would “definitely be great

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Suns Glare: Mike Budenholzer’s withdrawal from Phoenix job remains a mystery

azcentral sports’ Scott Bordow answers your questions about the Phoenix Suns each week. This week, he discusses the team’s continuing search for a new head coach. Finals contenders: Warriors, Rockets, Cavaliers, Raptors, 76ers Nice-but-no-real-shot: Pelicans, Celtics, Jazz, Thunder, Pacers That

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Dozier made a Yankees fan’s shirt look foolish

One Yankees fan took the time to get a customized shirt made about Brian Dozier’s hitting streak and had the perfect seats to show it off. The volt yellow shirt read, “Dozier’s streak ends today.” And in the fifth inning, the Twins infielder turned the fan’s heckling attempt into

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Diamondbacks relying on David Peralta’s energy, positive mindset during red-hot start

Trust. It’s a one-syllable word with one of the longer definitions you will find in the dictionary. That’s because it’s complicated and it can take as much time to explain as it often does to earn it. It’s a word Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo doesn’t like to throw around unless

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Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick will take battle for NASCAR supremacy to Talladega

Kyle Busch feels that NASCAR should not only promote its young stars, but also established drivers such as himself, and Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick. RICHMOND, Va. — The debate over the best driver in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series seaso…

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Birthday boy Zack Godley picks Diamondbacks up to lead win over Padres

According to the Diamondbacks’ game notes distributed to members of the news media on Saturday, right-hander Zack Godley is an avid bass fisherman who, as luck would have it, has sunk two bass boats. One of the boats belonged to his father and Godley managed to sink it during a hunting trip that

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Kyle Busch takes control of NASCAR Cup series with win at Richmond, his third in a row

Kyle Busch feels that NASCAR should not only promote its young stars, but also established drivers such as himself, and Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick. RICHMOND, Va. – If the first month of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season belonged to Kevi…

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Kyle Busch takes control of NASCAR Cup series with win at Richmond, his third in a row

Kyle Busch feels that NASCAR should not only promote its young stars, but also established drivers such as himself, and Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick. RICHMOND, Va. – If the first month of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season belonged to Kevi…

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Kyle Busch takes Richmond in overtime for his third victory in a row

NASCAR drivers dish on the many autographs they have signed. RICHMOND, Va. — Highlights of the Toyota Owners 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race Saturday night at Richmond Raceway: WINNER: Kyle Busch, who started from the 32nd spot, worked his w…

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RHP Matt Koch earns another start in Diamondbacks rotation

Diamondbacks right-hander Matt Koch will start again during his next turn in the rotation, manager Torey Lovullo announced on Saturday. “We liked a lot what he’s done in spring training,” Lovullo said. “And yesterday he continued that. He will definitely get the ball again.” Filling

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Jared Dudley believes Igor Kokoskov is ‘ready’ to be Suns’ next coach

Lindsey Hunter had the title of Phoenix Suns’ interim coach for three months in 2013 but the actual job was done more often than not by assistant coach Igor Kokoskov. “Lindsey wasn’t ready for that role,” said Phoenix forward Jared Dudley, who was in his fourth season with the Suns in 2013. “

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‘My nightmare is your lesson’: How former NFL QBs who struggled now coach top draft picks

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz looks at the top five quarterbacks of the 2018 NFL Draft and the teams that would be the best fit for each. Ryan Lindley was a few beers deep. He was watching an NFL game and talking to his friends and agents at Rep 1 Sports, who were tracking

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Short-handed Diamondbacks nearly no-hit by Padres

The Diamondbacks have rallied around their ability to overcome injuries this season. But they might have finally reached their breaking point on Friday night. They weren’t just without three everyday players. They also were missing one of those players’ replacements. It left them with a lineup

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Short-handed Diamondbacks nearly no-hit by Padres

The Diamondbacks have rallied around their ability to overcome injuries this season. But they might have finally reached their breaking point on Friday night. They weren’t just without three everyday players. They also were missing one of those players’ replacements. It left them with a lineup

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Arizona Diamondbacks’ bullpen getting results without overpowering stuff

The season is barely three weeks old, but the Diamondbacks’ bullpen already is exhibiting many of the same attributes as last year: assembled on the cheap, effective in a sort of non-traditional way and, most important, as good as anyone’s. The Diamondbacks entered Friday with a microscopic 2.02

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Sean Couturier’s late score keeps Flyers alive in series vs. Penguins

SportsPulse: The Vegas Golden Knights are rewriting the history books on what it means to be an expansion team and in the process captivating a city. Our NHL insider Kevin Allen believes their magical run could end with a Stanley Cup. PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sean Couturier’s long shot from the point got

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