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Daily Archives: 14th February 2018

Verlander: 'American League goes through us'

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Justin Verlander doesn’t care for your opinion. He also doesn’t care who the Yankees picked up — 2017 National League Most Valuable Player Giancarlo Stanton, by the way — or that the Indians will be a deep and dangerous club. “I think the American League goes through us,” Verlander said Wed… MLB News Index

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Houston Rockets sign veteran guard Joe Johnson

HOUSTON — Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed free agent guard/forward Joe Johnson for the remainder of the season.  Johnson will wear #7 for the Rockets. Johnson (6-7, 240) was originally the 10th overall pick by Boston in the 2001 NBA Draft and is in his 17th NBA season.  In 1,253 games with 1,090 ...

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With players' options a factor, Anthopoulos' focus on constructing Braves' best lineup for entirety of season

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Braves have options. They have them in terms of the makeup of the 25-man roster, and also in the way they use the minor league options to make their decisions. That was the message from general manager Alex Anthopoulos during Wednesday’s first workout with pitchers and catchers in camp. The team that Atlanta breaks camp with ...

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Watch NBA All-Star Game 2018 online: Live stream, TV channel, date, time, rosters

The 2018 NBA All-Star Game is right around the corner, and there’s excitement swelling over this year’s brand-new format that eliminates the traditional Eastern Conference vs. Western Conference teams. This time around teams were selected by the leading vote-getter from each conference, LeBron James and Steph Curry, and captains were allowed to choose players from the pool of All-Stars regardless ...

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Stars back on the field as pitchers, catchers begin workouts

Justin Verlander is looking forward to a full season with the Houston Astros, while the New York Mets are hoping for a healthier year for their starting staff. The New York Yankees? Well, this season may not be about their pitchers and catchers, but they can still send some pretty i… FOX Sports Digital

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Pitch Black: SFPL Looks at African-Americans in Baseball

The crack of the bat is back, as pitchers and catchers have already reported for Giants spring training. If you’ve got baseball on the brain, a new historical exhibit at the S.F. Public Library will give you goosebumps with its mind-blowing array of artifacts and historical items from some of baseball’s most significant African-American players and beloved hellraisers. “We’re looking ...

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