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Daily Archives: 15th June 2018

Manfred: Discussion about adopting universal DH has 'moved a little'

The designated hitter might not be coming to a National League ballpark near you tomorrow, but discussion on the subject seems to be active. Commissioner Rob Manfred revealed Thursday that baseball’s owners have been mulling the possibility of bringing the DH to the NL, and – for perhaps the first time in decades – suggested there may be some momentum ...

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Report: NBA memo says 'one-and-done' rule could be removed by 2021

The NBA released a memo to its 30 teams cautioning that the one-and-done rule would be eliminated by 2021 or 2022, according to ESPN’s Zach Lowe. Further discussions will be held during annual meetings at Summer League in Las Vegas. Both the players’ union and the owners would have to agree to the change. More to come. … NBA | ...

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Canada demolishes Panama at FIBA U18, cruises into semis

Addison Patterson scored 26 points and added 10 rebounds as Canada toppled Panama 105-39 on Thursday to advance to the semifinals at the FIBA under-18 Americas Championship. Jahcobi Neath chipped in 17 points for the Canadians, who will tip off against Puerto Rico in Friday’s semis. Canada has won four in a row at Meridian Centre after taking three round-robin ...

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If deGrom hits trade market, these 6 can get him

With the Mets sporting the second-to-worst record (11-27) in the Majors since the outset of May, the future of ace Jacob deGrom has become a popular topic of conversation. The numbers don’t lie when it comes to deGrom’s season. The right-hander has performed at an elite level since making his MLB debut in 2014, posting a lifetime 2.81 ERA with ...

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Spurs' Kawhi Leonard wants to be traded: report

A person familiar with the situation says Kawhi Leonard has told the San Antonio Spurs that he would like to be traded this summer, the clearest sign yet that the relationship between the team and the All-Star is in disrepair. The person says Leonard has decided that he is “unhappy with the situation” in San Antonio. The person spoke with ...

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Packers GM surprised initially by not having authority over head coach

Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst had major shoes to fill after taking his new role, and initially, he wasn’t aware of one important detail. Gutekunst, who was promoted from director of player personnel to general manager while replacing Ted Thompson, didn’t realize he lacked the authority to fire the team’s head coach. Packers president Mark Murphy retained that ...

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