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Daily Archives: 18th June 2018

Report: Royals trade Kelvin Herrera to Nationals

The Washington Nationals have strengthened their bullpen in a significant way, as they’ve reportedly completed a trade for Kansas City Royals closer Kelvin Herrera, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. Kansas City will receive three minor leaguers from the Nationals in return, per Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post. More to come. </di… MLB | theScore

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Canada advances to gold medal game at FIBA U18

Emanuel Miller scored 31 points and added 14 rebounds as Canada beat Puerto Rico 95-89 on Friday to advance to the gold-medal game at the FIBA under-18 Americas Championship. Canada will play the United States in Saturday’s final. The U.S. downed Argentina 104-92 in the other semi Friday. Andrew Nembhard had 14 points and 17 assists for the Canadians, Addison ...

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Solarte's big night helps Jays fend off Nationals

​Yangervis Solarte is nearing a career high in home runs — and he’s doing it from both sides of the plate. Solarte hit a pair of homers, including a two-run shot in the seventh inning, as Toronto held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 on Friday. The switch-hitting Solarte became only the ninth Blue Jay to homer from both ...

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Justin Allgaier fends off Bell for Xfinity Series win at Iowa

Justin Allgaier held back a charging Christopher Bell in the final laps to earn his seventh career NASCAR Xfinity Series victory at Iowa Speedway. Allgaier lead 182 of 250 laps, sweeping the stages en route to his second win of the season. “Unbelievable. First of all, all glory to God man,” Allgaier said in Victory Lane. “We had a great ...

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Jay-Z joins Puma as president of newly created basketball division

Puma continues to make a big splash in basketball as the German sportswear company has added Jay-Z as president of the newly constructed division in the sport, according to Aaron Mansfield of Complex. “We’ve been working with Roc Nation for quite some time,” said Puma’s global director of brand and marketing Adam Petrick. “They’ve been gre… NBA | theScore

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U.S. blows out Canada to win FIBA Americas U18 title

Before Saturday’s tipoff of the gold-medal game, the U.S. basketball team watched highlights of Canada’s historic victory over the Americans at last summer’s under-19 world championships. Then the Americans exacted some revenge — a 113-74 thumping of Canada to claim their fifth consecutive FIBA Americas U18 title. “Probably hungry, lots of revenge, and just trying to kill us in every ...

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Watch: T.O. runs 40-yard dash clocked at 4.43 seconds

(Warning: Video contains coarse language) Terrell Owens’ <a href="https://twitter.com/terrellowens/status/1002948593324568578?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nfl.com%2Fnews%2Fstory%2F0ap3000000935617%2Farticle%2Fterrell-owens-eyes-comeba… NFL | theScore

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Soto goes back in time, homers before debut

WASHINGTON — Nationals phenom Juan Soto added time travel to his exploits on Monday — well, sort of. With the Nats and Yanks resuming their suspended game from May 15, the 19-year-old slugging outfielder crushed an upper-deck long ball in the sixth inning of a contest that officially began before Soto’s MLB debut on May 20. One of the weirdest ...

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