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Daily Archives: 1st June 2018

10 players who could be first-time All-Stars

You might have noticed the All-Star ballot has launched later than in recent years, and this is a welcomed change for those of us who prefer this part of the polling not be merely a celebration of awesome Aprils but rather a representative of a bigger, more statistically stable picture. • VOTE: 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot The later ...

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Beverley cleared to resume full basketball activities

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Patrick Beverley has been cleared for full basketball activities for the first time since undergoing microfracture and meniscus surgery on his right knee in late November, his surgeon told <a href="http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/23668229/la-clippers-pg-patrick-bev… NBA | theScore

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Fantasy: 7 players who will thrive under new coaches

Get ready for your season with theScore’s 2018 Fantasy Football Draft Kit. The NFL’s offseason coaching carousel can have a pretty serious impact on the fantasy landscape. Players on an existing roster can have their values rise under the direction of a new head coach or offensive coordinator more willing to use them to their strengths. These seven players warrant ...

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Seahawks' Wilson joins group trying to bring MLB team to Portland

The ongoing effort to bring a Major League Baseball franchise to Portland now has a prominent new booster, as Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson announced Friday that he and his wife, Ciara, have joined the Portland Diamond Project as investors. The extent of the Wilsons’ financial commitment isn’t known, but the one-time Super Bowl champion said he and Ciara are ...

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Buyers? Sellers? Keep an eye on these 5 teams

On this first day of June, at least 20 teams are either nicely positioned to make the playoffs or one hot streak away from being so. Optimism is a beautiful thing. In 2005, the Houston Astros’ baseball operations staff was trying to convince then-owner Drayton McLane to let it reassemble a 15-30 team and start planning for the next season. ...

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On LeBron, and the one that got away from the Cavs

OAKLAND, Calif. – In a postseason full of masterpieces, LeBron James delivered his most impressive performance yet in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. And thanks to a controversial overturned call and a bone-headed gaffe by one of his teammates, James had to settle for a series-opening loss to the Golden State Warriors that came oh-so-close to being a stunning ...

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Report: Rodgers seeking opt-out clause in next contract

The NFL’s next lucrative quarterback contract extension is likely being delayed by Aaron Rodgers‘ demands. It was expected the Green Bay Packers would come to terms with their franchise pivot after quarterbacks Kirk Cousins and Matt Ryan signed new deals this offseason. Cousins became the highe… NFL | theScore

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Hoskins out weeks, not months, after avoiding jaw surgery

The Philadelphia Phillies received some good news about outfielder Rhys Hoskins‘ fractured jaw Thursday, learning that he won’t require surgery – which drastically reduces how long he’ll be out of action. Hoskins flew to Philadelphia on Wednesday to have his jaw examined and sent a text messa… MLB | theScore

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Silver: Colangelo Twitter fiasco 'the reality of this league'

NBA commissioner Adam Silver would rather not be answering questions about Philadelphia 76ers president Bryan Colangelo’s potential burner Twitter accounts, but he knows the environment in which he operates. “From the league standpoint, here we are, Game 1 of The Finals, it’s not necessarily something we want to be talking about,” Silver <a href="http://www.asapsports.com/show_interview.php?id=1… NBA | theScore

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John Smoltz qualifies for U.S Senior Open

Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz appears to be honing his craft at something new. The 51-year-old qualified for the U.S. Senior Open on Thursday, securing the final spot after a three-man playoff, according to The Associated Press. Smoltz, who has been an in-game baseball analyst for Fox since 2016, outlasted Brian Tennyson and Brian Ferris to qualify alongside Jack ...

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