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Jul 25

TriStar Motorsports team owner Mark Smith passes away

Mark Smith died after a battle with cancer.

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Jul 25

Minnesota Twins option starting pitcher Kyle Gibson to Triple-A

Just a few days after helping the Minnesota Twins to a win over the Detroit Tigers, starting pitcher Kyle Gibson is headed to Triple-A. The Twins optioned the right-hander to Rochester on Tuesday, hours after acquiring lefty Jaime Garcia in a trade wit…

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Jul 25

Mariners’ Paxton shuts out Red Sox

SEATTLE — If one of the best months in team history is proving that James Paxton has claimed the role of the Seattle Mariners’ stopper, on Monday night he was also something of a quieter. The typically boisterous Red Sox crowd that accompanies every visit by Boston to Safeco Field desperately wanted

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Jul 25

Michel Baez remains unbeaten in Padres system

MLB Pipeline, like most trade publications, left Michel Baez outside an update of its top-100 prospects list. That could be rectified by season’s end. The 21-year-old Cuban continued a blistering start to his stateside career with five more dominant innings in low Single-A Fort Wayne’s 2-1 win

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Jul 25

Keselowski and Penske agree on multi-year deal

Keselowski’s move to sign a contract with the team is no surprise. Yet it gives a little more clarity to the 2018 season.

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Jul 25

Jamie McMurray proves race car drivers are athletes with 2 simple images

Whether or not race car drivers are athletes is a popular debate, and much of it stems from the fact that unlike other sports, they compete sitting down. But with two images and a brief explanation, NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray shut down anyone who que…

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Jul 25

Preview: Minnesota Twins at Los Angeles Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers watched their best pitcher walk off the field in pain Sunday afternoon and then saw his name pop up on the 10-day disabled list on Monday. Even that setback hasn’t slowed the team down. Los Angeles will look to win its third straight when it hosts the Minnesota

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Jul 25

Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: FOX Sports Sun TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A week ago, the Tampa Bay Rays were building momentum as a surprise postseason contender. Now the Rays are on a five-game losing streak and just two games over .500. The Rays (51-49) will try to regain their momentum

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Jul 25

MLB trade deadline: 5 deals that led to World Series titles

Is Sonny Gray that guy? Or is it J.D. Martinez? Perhaps Yu Darvish? There’s always at least one major leaguer changing teams at the trade deadline that ultimately contributes and pays off  — with a World Series championship.  Teams have less than a week to decide if they want to make a deal — whether

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Jul 25

Nationals ‘prepared to pursue’ A’s pitcher Sonny Gray: Report

If Stephen Strasburg misses any extended period of time with a forearm issue, the Washington Nationals are ready to take advantage of the trade deadline. According to MLB Network’s Jon Morosi, the Nationals are “prepared to pursue” Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray, who is among the starters available

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Jul 25

NASCAR Rumors: Kasey Kahne’s Brickyard 400 Win May Not Have Saved His Job

It’s easy to feel good for Kasey Kahne, who finally shed more than two years’ worth of frustration Sunday. But Kahne’s win in the Brickyard 400, his first victory since 2014, might be the last happy memory he has with Hendrick Motorsports. Even amid the celebration at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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Jul 25

DeAngelo Hall may become broadcaster or a GM. But first, one more Redskins season.

DeAngelo Hall strolls into the kitchen of his new house, glancing up from his cellphone to greet three of his six kids and mother-in-law. The Washington Redskins safety just returned from his morning workout at Redskins Park, and from picking up 15-yea…

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Jul 25

Packers president wants fans excited about possible Super Bowl in Vikings stadium

In NFL history there are few rivalries as bitter and acrimonious as the Packers and Vikings. Everyone has a rival and everyone dislikes their rival, but the Green Bay-Minnesota feud is like football’s version of the Hatfields vs. the  McCoys. When Brett Favre signed with the Vikings, it wasn’

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Jul 25

Rumor Central: Soft market for Jay Bruce

ESPN.com Jay Bruce is putting up solid numbers for the New York Mets, but the veteran right fielder has yet to generate “significant interest” in trade talks, reports Marc Carig of Newsday. The 30-year-old Bruce leads the Mets with 25 homers and is second behind All-Star Michael Conforto with an .851

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Jul 25

Fantasy WR Busts 2017: Cooper won’t leave owners in the black

Brand names Amari Cooper, T.Y. Hilton and Julian Edelman top our list of potential fantasy WR letdowns.

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Jul 25

10 of the Longest Losing Streaks in Sports History

Every pro athlete wants to win. But in order to be a winner, there must be a loser, too. These are the longest losing streaks in major sports.

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