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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Boras calls defensive shifts 'discriminatory' against lefty hitters

Defensive shifts have garnered some notable critics as they’ve grown in popularity over recent years, and super-agent Scott Boras has joined the chorus of detractors. In an interview with Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports, Boras said extreme shifts are “discriminatory” against left-handed hitters. “You want right-handed hitters and left-handed hitters to be treated equally,” Boras said. “I … MLB | ...

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Report: Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball has torn meniscus

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball tore his meniscus in his left knee, according to Yahoo! Sports Shams Charania. According to the report, the second year player from UCLA is expected to be ready for the start of the regular season. In 52 games this season, Ball averaged 10.2 points with 7.2 assists and 6.9 rebounds. Despite missing 30 games due ...

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'Roberto is our closer': Jays GM Ross Atkins says Osuna will resume role

The Toronto Blue Jays plan to use right-hander Roberto Osuna in his usual closer’s role when he becomes eligible to return to the team. Major League Baseball has suspended Osuna through Aug. 4 for violating the league’s joint domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy. The 23-year-old pitcher is facing an assault charge and is scheduled to return to ...

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theScore's 2018 Fantasy Football Draft Kit

With fantasy draft season underway, theScore has the award-winning rankings and expert advice you need to dominate your league. Make sure to check back for updates right up until the regular season kicks off. 2018 Fantasy Rankings StandardQB | RB | <a data-in-app-uri="thes… NFL | theScore

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Rockies demote struggling right-hander Gray to Triple-A

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Colorado Rockies have optioned right-handed starter Jon Gray to Triple-A Albuquerque, recalling outfielder Raimel Tapia to replace him on the major-league roster. More to come. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license. … MLB | theScore

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Report: Steve Kerr, Golden State Warriors finalizing contract extension

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is reportedly finalizing a lucrative contract extension. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski says the two sides are nearing a deal that will make Kerr one of the NBA’s highest-paid coaches. Kerr is entering the final season of the five-year, $ 25 million deal that he signed in May of 2014. He’s led the Warriors to The Finals ...

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Orioles pay tribute to 5 shooting victims at Capital Gazette

The Baltimore Orioles paid tribute to The Capital Gazette shooting victims by placing five lilies at the press box seat reserved for the newspaper, and holding a moment of silence before their game Friday night against the Los Angeles Angels. Long-time sports writer John McNamara was among five employees shot to death Thursday in Annapolis at the offices of the ...

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Look: LeBron spotted in L.A. airport ahead of free agency

LeBron James wrapped up his Caribbean vacation and flew to Los Angeles on the eve of free agency. James, who’s been heavily linked to the Lakers, was spotted at Van Nuys Airport by expectant reporters Saturday after a private jet was tracked leaving from Anguilla, where James and his family were … NBA | theScore

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Report: Dallas Mavericks set to chase DeAndre Jordan after opt out

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks are making another run at DeAndre Jordan, three years after the center jilted them in free agency to stay with the LA Clippers. Jordan has opted out of the final year of that contract he signed with LA in 2015, and the Mavericks intend to pursue him as an unrestricted free agent, a person with knowledge of the ...

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