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Jun 22

Nola helps Phillies beat Cards 5-1, stop 5-game losing steak

Aaron Nola felt like himself again. Nola pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning, Freddy Galvis and Tommy Joseph homered, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 Thursday to stop a five-game losing streak. ”That looked like the old Nola, and that was great to see

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Jun 22

Key dates from the 2017-18 NHL schedule

The NHL’s 2016-17 campaign ended only 11 days ago but it’s never too early to talk about next season.

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Jun 22

Frank Kush, who built ASU into a powerhouse, dies at 88 (Yahoo Sports)

Frank Kush, the fearsome coach who transformed Arizona State from a backwater football program into a powerhouse, has died. Arizona State confirmed the death on Thursday. ”Coach Kush built ASU into a national football power,” ASU President Michael …

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Jun 22

Athletics designate popular catcher Vogt for assignment

Already told he would be cut, catcher Stephen Vogt asked the Oakland Athletics to announce his departure Thursday rather than be a distraction before a game against Houston the previous night. Rookie infielder Matt Chapman went on the 10-day disabled …

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Jun 22

Exclusive – Amazon to charge $2.8 million for NFL ad packages: sources

By Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is looking to charge advertisers $2.8 million for packages that include 30-second spots during the Thursday night National Football League games it will stream live to its Prime customers this co…

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Jun 22

Fantasy Freak Show Podcast: Eric Decker escapes from New York

Any landing spot for Eric Decker beats remaining with the Jets. Our experts discuss his potential in Tennessee, then review other buzzy NFL topics.

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Jun 22

Nationals RHP Strasburg aims to improve home mark

The Washington Nationals will return from a second straight winning road trip when they host the Cincinnati Reds on Friday at Nationals Park. Washington went 4-3 on a road trip to New York and Miami, as the Nationals won three of four against the Mets…

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Jun 22

NFL NOW Numbers: Ravens Edition

Ravens highlights and stats ahead of the 2017 season.

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Jun 22

Freddie Freeman might convert to third base, and the odds would be against him

The headline I wanted was “Freddie Freeman might convert to third base, where he would flop,” but that seems rude. Back in the olden days of the internet — about 2012, or so — the Tigers announced that Miguel Cabrera was going to move from first base to third base to make room for Prince Fielder. Except

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Jun 22

Cowboys confident Jeff Heath can fill Barry Church’s shoes

Jason Garrett refers to Jeff Heath as one of the players “who always shows up” when the Cowboys give him chances. To that end, the Cowboys plan on giving Heath more chances this season. They have penciled in Heath as the starting strong safety, a spot left open by the free agent departure of Barry…

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Jun 22

Iowa Cubs outfielder Mark Zagunis headed to big leagues

After Tuesday’s Iowa Cubs game, outfielder Mark Zagunis talked about how he felt like he could have success at the big-league level. He’s about to get his shot to show that he can. The Chicago Cubs are expected to promote the Iowa Cubs outfielder after sending Kyle Schwarber back to the minor

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Jun 22

5 years after Sandusky conviction, many unresolved issues (Yahoo Sports)

It’s been five years since ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse. Sandusky, 73, is pursuing an appeal under the state’s Post Conviction Relief Act as he serves a 30- to 60-year prison se…

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Jun 22

John Mara: I wish we had a dozen players like Odell Beckham

Odell Beckham’s absence from voluntary offseason workouts hasn’t turned Giants owner John Mara against him. Mara said today on WFAN that he had a “great conversation” with Beckham and still considers him the kind of player the Giants want on their roster. “I wish we had another dozen players like him

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Jun 22

Mid-Major Madness NBA Mock Draft 2.0

Here, mock our mock.Hey, did you know the NBA Draft is tonight? Well, if you didnt, now you do. And what better way to try to get up to speed than to read our mock draft? By the time you actually do read this, the NBA will probably have shifted into ch…

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Jun 22

Oddsmakers give Kirk Cousins favorable shot at 2017 NFL MVP

There continues to be a (ridiculous) debate on whether or not Kirk Cousins can continue to be a successful starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins.

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Jun 22

Ex-Michigan State football player ordered to trial (Yahoo Sports)

MASON, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan State football player Auston Robertson has been ordered to trial on sexual assault charges.

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