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Curtis Granderson and New York Yankees together again?

NEW YORK — While the Yankees are on the lookout for another outfielder, Curtis Granderson reportedly has cleared waivers in Toronto. Sounds like a perfect match. But before Yankees’ radio voice John Sterling rehearses his “The Grandy Man Can” call, there are factors to consider. From the

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Rockies’ top prospect Brendan Rodgers remains intent on proving he’s “ready and deserving” for potential September call-up

The Isotopes placed infielder Brendan Rodgers on the disabled list on Tuesday with a tweaked left hamstring, but the Rockies’ top prospect says the injury is minor and that he’ll be back in the lineup for Triple-A Albuquerque soon. “It’s nothing serious … I’ll only be out three or four

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Rockies’ top prospect Brendan Rodgers remains intent on proving he’s “ready and deserving” for potential September call-up

The Isotopes placed infielder Brendan Rodgers on the disabled list on Tuesday with a tweaked left hamstring, but the Rockies’ top prospect says the injury is minor and that he’ll be back in the lineup for Triple-A Albuquerque soon. “It’s nothing serious … I’ll only be out three or four

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Paul Byrd: ‘I wanted to get on the field and fight!’

Rick and John have the daily Braves Breakdown with Fox Sports Braves analyst Byrd. Paul admitted he had trouble-sleeping last night and wanted to fight but the best news is that Acuna’s CT scan came back negative. Paul told us he texted the assistant GM and told him he would pitch for free in one

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The idea of Jacob deGrom’s teammates costing him Cy Young votes over wins and losses is really silly

With a little more than six weeks left in the 2018 Major League Baseball season, our staff is taking a look at where the races for some of the major individual awards stand this week. In discussing the race for the National League, Mets ace Jacob deGro…

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2018 Little League World Series team from Michigan: Meet the boys

Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores is representing the Great Lakes regional for the 2018 Little League World Series. The team opens play on Friday.  Here is a breakdown of the 13 players on the roster, from head coach Kurt Barr: 1. Reggie Sharpe, second base “He’s our lead-off hitter. He will take walks,

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SN Throwback Thursday: Mike Schmidt was baseball’s best in the ’80s

EDITOR’S NOTE: No national publication has a richer sports history than Sporting News, which was founded in 1886 in St. Louis and quickly became known as “The Bible of Baseball” for the way it covered America’s Pastime. Each Thursday, we’ll dip into our archives and give you a look

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NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasons

Concord, N.C. – NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne says he is retiring from full-time racing. The 38-year-old Kahne announced his intentions Thursday on Twitter, saying “I’m not sure what the future holds for me, but I’m at ease with the decision that I have made.” The former Hendrick Motorsports driver

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70 years after Babe Ruth’s death, fans still flock to grave

Amid the serene graves at Gate of Heaven Cemetery sits the one where visitors leave baseballs and bats instead of bouquets, tributes to a baseball superstar who still outshines others seven decades after his death. It’s the resting place of Babe Ruth, the indelible slugger and larger-than-life personality

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MLB Daily Best Bets: Taking Advantage of Jon Lester’s Regression

Our other MLB betting expert, Gabriel Baumgaertner, is on vacation until Sunday, so Kenny Ducey is picking up the slack with Thursday’s picks. He’s eyeing one day baseball affair as well as an over featuring a strong regression candidate on the hill.

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MLB Daily Best Bets: Taking Advantage of Jon Lester’s Regression

Our other MLB betting expert, Gabriel Baumgaertner, is on vacation until Sunday, so Kenny Ducey is picking up the slack with Thursday’s picks. He’s eyeing one day baseball affair as well as an over featuring a strong regression candidate on the hill.

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Battle for Xfinity Series playoff points intensifies as regular season winds down

It was the kind of finish in a rough-and-tumble race that should’ve had Cole Custer encouraged leaving Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Yet, while the seventh-place finish extended Custer’s streak of consecutive top …

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Inside Richard Petty Motorsports: Searching for sponsorship

While the team searches for sponsorship for seven of the final 13 races of this season, CEO Brian Moffitt said conversations are good for 2019 sponsorship.

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Doeren, NC State aims to keep rolling after 9-win season

The challenge has changed for North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren. At this time last year, the talk was about whether his Wolfpack could convert years of roster building into a leap forward in the Atlantic Coast Conference standings. Nine wins, on…

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This looks like the end for a baseball great

Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez said Wednesday that this season will likely be his last. “I’m pretty sure this is going to be it,” Martinez told reporters after a 6-5 loss to the White Sox. “This is going to be it. I’m just enjoying these last six weeks and I’ll finally go home.”

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This looks like the end for a baseball great

Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez said Wednesday that this season will likely be his last. “I’m pretty sure this is going to be it,” Martinez told reporters after a 6-5 loss to the White Sox. “This is going to be it. I’m just enjoying these last six weeks and I’ll finally go home.”

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