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Daily Archives: 5th June 2018

Former NFL spokesman rips president's decision to revoke Eagles' WH invite

Joe Lockhart, the NFL’s former executive vice president of communications and top public relations official, had some harsh critiques of President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles‘ visit to the White House. <figure class="article-segment–embed" readability="2… NFL | theScore

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Yankees draft ambidextrous prep catcher Anthony Seigler 23rd overall

With the 23rd pick in the 2018 MLB amateur draft, the New York Yankees selected Anthony Seigler, a catcher out of Cartersville High School with a commitment to the University of Florida. The ambidextrous Seigler has been used as a pitcher, finding success throwing with either hand, but he’s entering the draft as a catcher. His power isn’t a lock, ...

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Trump calls off Eagles' White House visit over anthem dispute

Digging deeper into a culture war that he’s repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump on Monday called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday, citing the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. Trump said in a statement that some members of the Super Bowl championship team “disagree with ...

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History in mind, Stanton homers after Fiers HBP

DETROIT — Tempers flared between the Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton and Tigers starter Mike Fiers in the third inning at Comerica Park on Monday night, when Stanton was hit by a pitch on the left elbow guard to load the bases with two outs. The plunking caused Stanton and Fiers to exchange words, with Tigers catcher <span class="token token-p… MLB News ...

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NBA Finals, Game 2: The Wrap

Game 2 Final Score: Warriors 122, Cavaliers 103 | Warriors leads series 2-0 | Series Hub The Lede: Stephen Curry scored 33, hitting an NBA Finals record nine 3-pointers to lead the Warriors to a 2-0 lead. Kevin Durant added 26 points to go with nine rebounds and seven assists while Klay Thompson added 20 points playing on a tender… NBA.com: News

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Former 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark dead at 61

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Dwight Clark, who helped launch a dynasty for San Francisco with his iconic catch that sent the 49ers to their first Super Bowl, has died one year after revealing he had ALS. He was 61. Clark said in March 2017 that he had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease), which attacks cells that control muscles. He ...

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49ers legend Dwight Clark dies after battle with ALS

Former San Francisco 49ers receiver Dwight Clark has died at 61 after a year-long battle with ALS, his family confirmed Monday. Clark was the 49ers’ 10th-round pick in the 1979 NFL Draft and spent nine seasons with the team. He ranks third in franchise history in receiving yards and fourth in receptions. The two-time … NFL | theScore

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Athletics select Oklahoma 2-sport star Kyler Murray No. 9 overall

With the ninth pick in the 2018 MLB amateur draft, the Oakland Athletics selected Kyler Murray, a two-sport star from the University of Oklahoma. Murray is a highly touted outfielder with first-round talent on the diamond, and he’s also a quarterback for the Sooners who backed up Heisma… MLB | theScore

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Dwight Clark, who started an NFL dynasty with 'The Catch', dead at 61

Dwight Clark, who helped launch a dynasty for San Francisco with his iconic catch that sent the 49ers to their first Super Bowl, has died one year after revealing he had ALS. He was 61. Clark said in March 2017 that he had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease), which attacks cells that control muscles. He suspected playing football might ...

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