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Daily Archives: 19th June 2018

Brault sings anthem, then heads to Bucs' 'pen

PITTSBURGH — There is a certain way the national anthem should be sung, Steven Brault says. Don’t get too fancy. Stay within a range you can handle. Above all else, get the words right. That’s the way Brault sang it Tuesday night at PNC Park, then he headed out to the Pirates’ bullpen. The pitcher’s performance was a rarity in ...

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Rising hoops star R.J. Barrett getting Wiggins-level hype

It’s been nearly five years since Andrew Wiggins first took the floor for the University of Kansas, accompanied by a mound of expectations. The Vaughan, Ont., native was the top incoming basketball recruit from the high school class of 2013, had been nicknamed “Maple Jordan” and appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, which compared him to Kansas greats Wilt Chamberlain and Danny ...

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Report: D-Backs, Orioles in open dialogue about Machado trade

More than a month out from Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline, this year’s marquee asset is being linked to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Baltimore Orioles reportedly remain in an open dialogue with the Diamondbacks regarding star shortstop <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///mlb/players/257… MLB | theScore

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Doncic leads Real Madrid to ACB title, will attend NBA draft

Potential top-five pick Luka Doncic will attend the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday after completing his dream season by earning another title to go along with his EuroLeague trophy. Doncic helped Real Madrid eliminate Baskonia with a 3-1 series victory Tuesday in the ACB Finals, and will therefore be free to travel to New York City for the draft Thursday. ...

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Towering Montreal preteen impresses even NBA stars

A grinning Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray posed for a selfie at last weekend’s regional finals for the Jr. NBA world championship in St. Catharines, Ont., with a 12-year-old boy. Murray requested the selfie, not the other way around. Why? Because standing a sky-high six-foot-10, Olivier Rioux towers over the Canadian NBA player by seven inches. The pre-teen from Anjou, ...

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Brady hints he'll retire at 45 in Instagram comment

Tom Brady has said time and time again that he intends to play well into his 40s, and the New England Patriots‘ star quarterback seemingly hinted at the specific retirement age he’s targeting in an Instagram comment Tuesday. Brady told Oprah Winfrey that retirement is “coming sooner, rather tha… NFL | theScore

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