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Daily Archives: 17th February 2018

Hinch: Cole only needs 'tweaks,' not overhaul

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Gerrit Cole has impressive credentials, which is why the Astros traded for right-hander in January. A former first-round pick, Cole won 19 games in 2015 and can throw in the upper 90s with his fastball. Cole is a finished product whose best days are probably still ahead of him. At 27, he’s not a project ...

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Los Angeles Lakers' Channing Frye undergoes appendectomy in Cleveland

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lakers forward Channing Frye has undergone an appendectomy. The team announced Saturday that its new acquisition had the laparoscopic procedure Friday night in Cleveland. The Lakers say Frye will be re-evaluated after he returns to Los Angeles next weekend. Frye was spending the All-Star break in Ohio with his family. He was with the Cavaliers before ...

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Farrell scores 37 as Notre Dame beats Boston College, 84-67 (Feb 17, 2018)

BOSTON (AP) Matt Farrell scored 26 of his career-high 37 points in the opening half and made a personal-best 10 3-pointers with seven assists to help Notre Dame beat Boston College 84-67 on Saturday. Farrell nearly matched his previous career high of 28 points set against Florida State last Saturday in the first period. He made all eight of his ...

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Reddick wins Xfinity Daytona opener after five overtime restarts

Tyler Reddick’s debut with JR Motorsports came in style. It took five overtime periods, but Reddick held off JRM teammate Elliott Sadler in a photo finish to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Reddick and Sadler exited off Turn 4 side-by-side and that’s how they crossed the finish line. They were tied through thousandths of ...

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Tyler Reddick needs 5 overtimes to win at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Tyler Reddick took Dale Earnhardt Jr. to victory lane in a nail-biting opener to NASCAR’s second-tier Xfinity Series. Reddick won Saturday at Daytona International Speedway in his debut race for JR Motorsports, the team in part owned by Earnhardt Jr. In his first season in retirement from full-time racing, Earnhardt’s presence is still strong through his ...

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Paul Dewar Cancer Diagnosis Won’t Stop Former NDP MP, He Says

OTTAWA — A former NDP member of Parliament has announced he is receiving treatment for brain cancer. Paul Dewar, 55, who represented Ottawa Centre from 2006 until 2015, says in a Facebook post that he was diagnosed with a brain tumour earlier this month after experiencing discomfort in his arm. He initially assumed the pain was an injury he sustained ...

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