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May 27

Sixers need to remember lessons of Turner pick

The easiest and safest pick for the 76ers in the NBA draft is Josh Jackson. That is of course if the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers do what we all envision on June 22 and take Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball first and second, respectively. That wo…

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May 27

How Does Steph Curry Compare to the Other MVP Point Guards?

Stephen Curry is just the sixth NBA point guard to win the MVP award. How does he stack up to his contemporaries?

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May 27

The Best Players to Lose at Least 4 NBA Finals

Despite being one of the greatest players of all time, LeBron James has lost 4 NBA Finals. Fortunately for the King, he’s not alone.

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May 27

Many reasons to expect Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz to improve

He didn’t appear much different, but if you looked closer, listened carefully, and thought back to a year ago, e The quarterback is broader in the shoulders. His spirals are tighter – at least they were during practice Tuesday. And when he met with reporters at the NovaCare Complex afterward, he

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May 27

Cleveland GM David Griffin: “I hope everybody says we have no chance”

Great. There’s also a difference between being an underdog and slowing Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant.

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May 27

Raiders sign fourth-round pick David Sharpe

The Raiders have played a game of attrition at right tackle this offseason, first losing Menelik Watson to Denver in free agency and then signing Marshall Newhouse from the Giants. But they drafted Florida tackle David Sharpe in the fourth round and to…

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May 27

Photos: Tigers vs. White Sox series

White Sox designated hitter Todd Frazier (21) slides into home plate safely on a Avisail Garcia double while Tigers catcher Alex Avila (31) tries to apply the tag during the third inning Friday in Chicago. Paul Beaty, AP

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May 27

WATCH: Justin Bour hits a 3 run HR to right field

Justin Bour hit a 3 run home run to right field on Friday night vs. the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

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May 27

Mets pound Kuhl, Pirates, 8-1

Chad Kuhl got pummeled and the Pirates’ offense went back to sleep in an 8-1 rout at the hands of the struggling, injury-plagued Mets. Kuhl got hit hard throughout. The Mets got to him for a run in the second on an RBI single by the severely struggling Curtis Granderson. In the third, Jose Reyes

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May 27

Chris Archer cools off Twins in 5-2 Rays win

Twins manager Paul Molitor isn’t one to heap unmerited praise on opponents, so it was perhaps with a bit of foreboding that he discussed Tampa Bay Rays ace Chris Archer on Friday afternoon. “Gosh, man, he’s a tremendously gifted athlete,” Molitor said before Archer sent his team to a 5-2 loss

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May 27

Marisnick, Beltran, Musgrove Lead Astros Over Orioles 2-0

HOUSTON (AP) — Jake Marisnick and Carlos Beltran each homered to back a solid start by Joe Musgrove, and the Houston Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 on Friday night. Marisnick went deep with one out in the third inning, and Beltran’s shot to the second deck in right field came with two outs

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May 27

Bats on the way: Toronto Blue Jays activate Josh Donaldson, Troy Tulowitzki from DL

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays activated third baseman Josh Donaldson and shortstop Troy Tulowitzki from the disabled list Friday before their game with the Texas Rangers. Donaldson had been out since April 13 with a strained right calf and Tulowitzk…

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May 27

Nats’ Scherzer strikes out season-high 13

Associated Press WASHINGTON — Knowing that Washington star Max Scherzer can sometimes be stubborn when it comes to being taken out of games, Nationals acting manager Chris Speier said before Friday night’s contest he hoped Scherzer would go nine. Almost. Scherzer allowed three hits over 8 2/3 innings

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May 27

Maddon: ‘Can’t avoid’ Schwarber’s platoon label

Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers the Chicago Cubs for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN Radio 1000. LOS ANGELES — Until further notice, Chicago Cubs outfielder and World Series hero Kyle Schwarber is likely to start against right-handed p…

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May 27

Jacksonville Jaguars’ Paul Posluszny and Myles Jack helping each other at new positions

JACKSONVILLE — Paul Posluszny is helping Myles Jack learn a new position. Myles Jack is helping Paul Posluszny learn a new position. And the Jacksonville Jaguars are hoping that will pay dividends in making the Jaguars’ 2017 defense stronger than it was a year ago. Posluszny has been the Jaguars

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May 27

Patience pays off for fantasy baseball owners of this slugger

Every season, fantasy owners’ patience is put to the test, constantly. Players get hurt, fail drug tests or do stupid things that get them suspended. Stars underperform. And through it all, you have to decide whether to stick with those guys or try dumping them for a series of players who are merely

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