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Early lessons from NFL preseason: Problems for Washington and Tom Brady is going nowhere

Assessing teams and players before the season proper gets under way is an inexact science but early storylines are already emerging Mon 13 Aug 2018 05.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 13 Aug 2018 11.35 EDT 1) Early problems for Washington Running back Derri…

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Early lessons from NFL preseason: Problems for Washington and Tom Brady is going nowhere

Assessing teams and players before the season proper gets under way is an inexact science but early storylines are already emerging Mon 13 Aug 2018 05.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 13 Aug 2018 11.35 EDT 1) Early problems for Washington Running back Derri…

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The baseball stars who ignore MLB to stay loyal to Cuba … and Canada

Cuban players can make millions if they defect to the United States but others prefer to plot a career path that will keep them close to their families Most of the year, Noelvis Entenza pitches in Havana’s historic Estadio Latinoamericano, a ballpark that shakes from the 55,000-capacity crowds and

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The baseball stars who ignore MLB to stay loyal to Cuba … and Canada

Cuban players can make millions if they defect to the United States but others prefer to plot a career path that will keep them close to their families Most of the year, Noelvis Entenza pitches in Havana’s historic Estadio Latinoamericano, a ballpark that shakes from the 55,000-capacity crowds and

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New York Mets’ minor-league star Tim Tebow likely out for season

Tim Tebow’s steady ascent in the New York Mets’ minor-league system has caught a snag after the Binghamton Rumble Ponies outfielder reportedly suffered a likely season-ending broken hamate bone in his right hand. ESPN was first to report Tebow’s progn…

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‘You want to make sure you get it right’: Baseball’s big plans for London

Major League Baseball is already working on plans to convert London Stadium to as authentic a baseball experience as possible for next year’s Yankees-Red Sox games. Major League Baseball has staged regular-season games in Japan, Australia, Mexico and …

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‘You want to make sure you get it right’: Baseball’s big plans for London

MLB is already at work to ensure next year’s London series between the Yankees and Red Sox is as authentic as possible Sat 21 Jul 2018 04.00 EDT Last modified on Sat 21 Jul 2018 04.41 EDT Major League Baseball has staged regular-season games in Japan, Australia, Mexico and Puerto Rico. But nothing

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‘You want to make sure you get it right’: Baseball’s big plans for London

MLB is already at work to ensure next year’s London series between the Yankees and Red Sox is as authentic as possible Major League Baseball has staged regular-season games in Japan, Australia, Mexico and Puerto Rico. But nothing the league has attempted overseas comes close to the scope of what

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TV ratings down, team revenues up: have protests really hurt the NFL?

Donald Trump believes that players’ attempts to highlights racial injustice have hurt the league. The NFL machine restarts this week with the opening of training camps. “NFL attendance and ratings are WAY DOWN,” Trump tweeted last September. “Boring …

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Why making pitchers bat is one of baseball’s most beautiful facets

During All-Star week there have been rumblings that the National League will adopt the designated hitter rule. Bartolo Colon hit his first home run at the age of 42 in 2016. It was a stray comment, a line tossed out by Tony Clark, the head of the bas…

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Josh Hader’s family change shirts after pitcher’s racist tweets emerge mid-game

Wed 18 Jul 2018 07.19 EDT Last modified on Wed 18 Jul 2018 07.44 EDT Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader took responsibility for racist and homophobic tweets that resurfaced while he was pitching in the All-Star Game on Tuesday night. Hader was alert…

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Is Nascar’s next Danica Patrick coming down the track?

When Patrick embarked on her career, she was the only woman at the track more often than not. But things have changed Wed 18 Jul 2018 05.00 EDT Last modified on Wed 18 Jul 2018 10.26 EDT It’s been a few months since Danica Patrick called time on her racing career. It was a good run that included

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Is Nascar’s next Danica Patrick coming down the track?

When Patrick embarked on her career, she was the only woman at the track more often than not. Danica Patrick ended her racing career earlier this year. It’s been a few months since Danica Patrick called time on her racing career.

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Ex-rugby player Christian Scotland-Williamson is chasing his NFL dream

The British rugby player, formerly of the Worcester Warriors, is a longshot to make the Steelers, but you’d be mad to write him off Christian Scotland-Williamson goes through a blocking drill during NFL rookie minicamp in May. Photograph: Keith Srako…

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Brock Lesnar v Daniel Cormier: a depressing product of UFC’s entertainment era

Brock Lesnar confronts Daniel Cormier after his UFC heavyweight championship fight. Curtis “Razor” Blaydes cut loose after UFC 226’s main event on Saturday night. “Tired of all the politics,” Blaydes tweeted.

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LeBron’s Lakers to competitive balance: NBA free agency winners and losers

A look back at the wildest few days of free agency in recent history: the winners (the Warriors, again), the losers (the Cavaliers, again) and all things King James Wed 4 Jul 2018 08.15 EDT Last modified on Wed 4 Jul 2018 08.17 EDT After the Golden State Warriors swept to this year’s title, the joke

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