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Daily Archives: 9th November 2017

Public celebration of Halladay's life to be held Tuesday in Florida

A celebration of Roy Halladay’s life will be held Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. ET at Spectrum Field, the spring training home of the Philadelphia Phillies, in Clearwater, Fla., Halladay’s family announced in a statement Thursday. The service will be open to the public. “While we mourn the loss of the core of our family, we choose to celebrate ...

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LIVE: Silver Slugger Awards unveiled

Awards season continues tonight, highlighting baseball’s top hitters at each position. Unveiled on MLB Network, the Silver Slugger Awards, presented annually by Louisville Slugger, are voted on by MLB managers and coaches, who could not vote for someone on their team. Eleven of the 18 winners in 2016 were first-time recipients of the honor. </di… MLB News Index

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Steelers try to stay on task as schedule suddenly opens up

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Colts in Indianapolis. Then the Titans at home on Thursday night. That’s it. That’s as much of his team’s schedule that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has allowed himself to memorize. No looking down the road. Shazier stopped playing the ”if we do this, then we do that” thing a while ago. Call it the residue of ...

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Canadian Rob Thomson 1st to interview to be Yankees manager

Longtime Yankees coach Rob Thomson emphasized his ability to speak with players as he became the first person to audition for the New York manager job that opened when Joe Girardi was jettisoned last month. A 54-year-old Canadian who has been with the Yankees for 28 seasons, Thomson spent a decade as a coach under Girardi. Yankees general manager Brian ...

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Matthew Berry's Love/Hate for Week 10

5:37 PM ET “What if we call him ‘The Dopp’? I like that. ‘The Dopp.'” It is early August, and I am in a meeting with a bunch of people way higher than me on the ESPN food chain. We are discussing The Fantasy Show and, more pointedly, how we will refer to Daniel Dopp on the show.

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Bears' Trubisky ready to face Packers for first time

CHICAGO — Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky did not take long to understand the significance of his upcoming start against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field. It will mark the 196th meeting with Green Bay clinging to a 95-94-6 lead in the series. “I’m starting to figure out it’s a pretty big deal,” said Trubisky, a ...

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