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Bauer, Indians beat skidding White Sox 6-2

Trevor Bauer turned from pitcher to politician to prize fighter. If the weather was going to finish him, Bauer was going down swinging. Bauer pitched seven scoreless innings before a rain delay ended his night, and Jason Kipnis homered to lead the Clev…

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NHL will honor Douglas hockey at its awards show. Two Panthers could win big, too.

The NHL announced Monday that it will recognize three groups that received immense support from the hockey community following tragedies during its annual awards ceremony Wednesday night: the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hockey team, the first …

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NHL will honor Douglas hockey at its awards show. Two Panthers could win big, too.

The NHL announced Monday that it will recognize three groups that received immense support from the hockey community following tragedies during its annual awards ceremony Wednesday night: the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hockey team, the first …

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Highly-rated pitching talent the Marlins acquired in the offseason starting to impress

The Marlins’ Vice President of Player Development and Scouting Gary Denbo reiterated once the recent draft ended what type of pitcher the club has been looking to acquire in recent months whether through trades or the draft. “We value strike throwers, guys that miss bats and guys that create weak

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LeBlanc shuts down Red Sox in Mariners’ 1-0 win

Despite having a fastball that doesn’t reach 90 miles an hour, Wade LeBlanc effectively shut down one of the best lineups in the American League. LeBlanc pitched into the eighth inning and Nelson Cruz had an RBI single as the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 Saturday night. LeBlanc gave

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Loaisiga wins MLB debut, Didi homers, Yankees blank Rays 5-0

NEW YORK Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash turned to bench coach Charlie Montoyo early in the game and mentioned how closely Jonathan Loaisiga resembled a former Yankees great and future Hall of Famer. Cash just hopes this 23-year-old prospect doesn’t develop the same nasty stuff closer Mariano Rivera

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Ira Winderman: NBA center in midst of evolution and revolution

It seems so long ago, even though it has been less than two months since Hassan Whiteside was largely relegated to the Miami Heat bench for those five playoff games against the Philadelphia 76ers. It was as if the series was a referendum about the limi…

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Fallen Kentucky soldier to be honored by NASCAR

A Kentucky soldier who was killed in Iraq will be honored by NASCAR during the Coca-Cola 600. The Glasgow Daily Times reports driver Kyle Busch will have Sgt. Eric Toth’s name written on his car’s windshield during the 600 miles race scheduled for Sunday night at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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To Dodgers, Adrian Beltre is the Hall of Famer who got away

Inside a ballpark 1,400 miles east of Dodger Stadium, Adrian Beltre let a memory wash over him. He has played 21 seasons in the major leagues, but few move him like 2004. As he hearkened back to that summer in Los Angeles, when he threatened to homer w…

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David Murphy: Thinking out loud about the Sixers and LeBron James

Thinking out loud about LeBron James’ fit with the Sixers … I don’t want to be that guy. I really don’t. But the more I think about it, the less I like the idea of LeBron James. I hate writing that sentence, because it’s a quick trip to the hot take waste bin for a lot of people. And

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Tim Cowlishaw: Mavs suffering NBA’s own form of relegation

We have just eight years before the World Cup arrives on our shores. For some, that means there is work to be done to prove we are knowledgeable and worthy hosts for the beautiful game. I thought I would learn more about relegation – while it’s not part of the World Cup, it’s an important feature

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Tim Cowlishaw: Mavs suffering NBA’s own form of relegation

We have just eight years before the World Cup arrives on our shores. For some, that means there is work to be done to prove we are knowledgeable and worthy hosts for the beautiful game. I thought I would learn more about relegation – while it’s not part of the World Cup, it’s an important feature

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Padres beat Cardinals, lock up fifth straight series win

ST. LOUIS Padres manager Andy Green is trying not to get too excited about San Diego’s run of success. His players seem to be enjoying it, though. Eric Lauer carried a shutout into the sixth inning, Manuel Margot had three hits and the Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Wednesday night to

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Patrick Reusse: NFL and MLB have 62 teams combined, and they are all cowards

My first day of employment in a newspaper office was in mid-August 1963 as a copy boy at the Minneapolis Morning Tribune. I’ve been working in some form for KSTP on AM-1500 radio continuously since September 1983. As I’ve covered and commented on ballgames, I’ve always had confidence that

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Jeter is raving about this Marlins player, while encouraging signs continue on the farm

A six-pack of Marlins notes on a Wednesday: ▪ Beyond overall player development, one of the priorities this season needs to be identifying players who can be longterm pieces — players who will be in the lineup or starting rotation when the Marlins are …

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Well-traveled former Canes star seeking a return to the majors with the Miami Marlins

Peter O’Brien has changed area codes way too often during his baseball career. The former University of Miami and Bethune Cookman College star has played in only 36 major-league games in his six years playing professional baseball and knows painfully well what it’s like to be traded and cut.

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