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Daily Archives: 2nd June 2018

Orioles' Duquette confirms Hanley is 'under consideration'

Hanley Ramirez could soon find a new home while remaining in the American League East. Baltimore Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette confirmed Saturday that the team is keeping Ramirez “under consideration,” according to <a href="https://twitter.com/nickcafardo/status/1… MLB | theScore

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Stanton ends home run drought with No. 12

BALTIMORE — Out of view from the cameras and microphones, Giancarlo Stanton has continued to grind behind the scenes, hoping to unlock the combination that will end his season-long struggles against right-handed pitching. The Yankees slugger was rewarded in the third inning on Saturday, mashing an opposite-field two-run homer to right-center field off the Orioles’ <span class="token token-playerCard" id="tok… MLB ...

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Report: Detroit Pistons part ways with general manager Jeff Bower

The Detroit Pistons and general manager Jeff Bower have parted ways, according to several media reports. The news was first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Amid a regime change, Detroit and GM Jeff Bower have parted ways, league sources tell ESPN. Bower has been a GM for two playoff franchises, as well an an NBA and NCAA head coach. — ...

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Smith says he wasn't 'sure of anything' during Game 1 blunder

There were conflicting accounts of what went through J.R. Smith‘s mind during the final play of regulation in Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals. Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue said Smith thought his team was leading. Meanwhile, Smith initially said he knew the game was tied. On second though… NBA | theScore

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Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson fined $25,000 for Game 1 altercation; foul downgraded to Flagrant 1

NEW YORK — Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson has been fined $ 25,000 for failing to leave the court in a timely manner following his ejection and for shoving the basketball in the face of Golden State Warriors forward/center Draymond Green, it was announced Friday night by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. The incident occurred with 2.6 seconds ...

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Ryan Blaney edges Kevin Harvick for Pocono pole

Last year’s race winner is this year’s pole winner at Pocono Raceway. Ryan Blaney, who earned his first win in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series one year ago at Pocono, bolted to the top of the speed chart in the final round of qualifying on Friday to claim the pole for Sunday’s Pocono 400. Blaney’s average lap speed of ...

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LeBron: Game 1 was 'one of the toughest losses of my career'

There were a lot of heavy hearts among Cleveland Cavaliers players following their Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors. The team had plenty of opportunities to take a 1-0 NBA Finals lead on the road. Had <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/players/448" href="https://www.thescore.com/nba/players/44… NBA | theScore

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Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson dealing with left ankle injury, 'optimistic' for Game 2

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is dealing with a high left ankle sprain, but is expecting to play in Sunday’s Game 2 of the NBA Finals.  Thompson suffered the injury in the first quarter of the Warriors’ 124-114 Game 1 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, but returned and played 45 minutes. Thompson finished with 24 points on 8-for-16 shooting. At Saturday’s media availab… NBA.com: ...

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Cards win in 9th on Wong walk-off HR

ST. LOUIS — Much to his frustration, Kolten Wong‘s hits have been few and far between this season. But the Cardinals’ second baseman has made them count. Wong hit his second walk-off home run of the season to cap a 3-2 win over the Pirates on Saturday at Busch Stadium, sending the Cardinals home winners minutes after Bud Norris‘ fir… ...

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