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Jays’ Aaron Sanchez rights himself, shuts down Red Sox

The sense was that it was getting away from Aaron Sanchez, two walks and a hit batsman to load the bases with nobody out in the fourth inning of a two-run game. The young Blue Jays right-hander could have succumbed right then to the moment and to the B…

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Series preview: Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees

YANKEE STADIUM Monday, 7 p.m. RH Marco Estrada (0-1, 2.70) vs. RH Luis Severino (2-1, 3.00) Tuesday, 7 p.m. RH Mat Latos (0-0, 3.27) vs. RH Masahiro Tanaka (3-1, 4.20) Wednesday, 7 p.m. RH Marcus Stroman (2-2, 2.97) vs. LH C.C. Sabathia (2-1, 4.34) TV:…

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Twins begin playoff preparation vs. Tigers

Returning home as a playoff team, the Minnesota Twins can use the weekend to prepare for the American League wild-card game on Tuesday. The Detroit Tigers are preparing for a long offseason. After clinching a playoff berth Wednesday night, Minnesota …

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Twins begin playoff preparation vs. Tigers (Sep 29, 2017)

MINNEAPOLIS — Returning home as a playoff team, the Minnesota Twins can use the weekend to prepare for the American League wild-card game on Tuesday. The Detroit Tigers are preparing for a long offseason. After clinching a playoff berth Wednesday night, Minnesota finishes the regular season with a three-game

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Fox: Bears evaluating everything, including QB

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer Dickerson covers the Chicago Bears for ESPN’s NFL Nation. He is the co-host of “Dickerson & Hood” on the ESPN Radio national network, and is heard in Chicago on ESPN 1000. Follow on Twitter GREEN BAY, Wis. — Chicago Bears coach John Fox said he’s evaluating

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A’s, Rangers look at future in final series

While the 2017 season is lost for both the Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics, both clubs are doing their best to secure their futures. Rangers left-hander Martin Perez (12-12, 4.83 ERA), who will make his final start of the season Friday against Oak…

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McAdoo cuts Giants’ invisible fullback

Remember way back when — a few weeks ago — when much was made of the Giants actually carrying a fullback on their roster? The inclusion of rookie Shane Smith indicated Ben McAdoo was taking a do over after not including that position on his 2016 offense. The Giants are last in the NFL in rushing, and

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Rays, Orioles battle to avoid division cellar

On consecutive nights this week, the Tampa Bay Rays were finally eliminated from playoff contention, then assured of a losing record with their 82nd loss of the year. Tampa Bay (77-82) is two games up on Baltimore (75-84) and the Toronto Blue Jays (75…

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Packers and Chicago Bears link arms in ‘show of unity’

The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears all stood for the National Anthem at their night stand-off in Wisconsin on Thursday night, but couldn’t resist chiming in on the NFL protest debate by linking arms. Earlier in the week as the national row over athletes taking a knee on the field rumbled on,

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THE BEARS MIKE GLENNON IS STILL LOOKING FOR THE FOOTBALL

Aaron Rodgers continues to be a bad man… While we have not confirmed this yet — we heard that Mike Glennon stayed back in Green Bay to see if he could find the football he lost on Thursday nite. Rumor has it he is hanging out on the mean streats of Green Bay, holding up a sign that says “will work for

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Forte’s toe injury opens door for Powell and surprising rookie

Matt Forte’s expected absence has an upside. There are positives in the veteran’s turf toe injury that has kept him out of practice the past two days, and likely will sideline him Sunday afternoon against the Jaguars. It will offer an expanded opportunity for fan-favorite Bilal Powell and rookie

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John Fox on possibility of QB change: “We’re going to look at everything”

With the Chicago Bears dropping to 1-3 on the season following a 35-14 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night, the struggles at quarterback are being magnified. Mike Glennon tossed two interceptions, lost a fumble on a sack and the team lost another on an errant snap when Glennon wasn’t expecting

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Mets visit Phillies with Collins’ job security uncertain

As the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets enter their final series of 2017, both organizations have learned more about what their team may look like next season. Or in the Mets’ case, what it might not look like. Multiple local and national media outlets have reported that the Mets will part

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Titans’ Delanie Walker says family has received death threats over anthem stance

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker says he and his family have received death threats since he told fans not to come to games if they felt disrespected by NFL players’ protests. The Pro Bowl tight end shared the “heartbreaking” threats Thursday night in a social media

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White Sox honor Iguchi with retirement ceremony before home finale

CHICAGO – Former Chicago White Sox infielder Tadahito Iguchi threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Guaranteed Rate Field Thursday as he was honored on his retirement from baseball after 21 seasons. Iguchi, who played second base during Chicago’s run to the 2005 World Series title, also received

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Which Summer Addition Will Have Greatest Impact in 2017-18?

Jonathan Isaac It’s a risky proposition selecting Jonathan Isaac as potentially the most impactful addition to the Magic this season, especially with such valuable veterans as Jonathon Simmons, Arron Afflalo, Shelvin Mack and Marreese Speights coming aboard. Isaac comes into the league far from a

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