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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Franchise-tagged stars join stacked list of contract-year players

The NFL’s deadline for teams to extend franchise-tagged players came and went Monday, with four talented veterans set to play under the one-year tag before hitting the open market next year. With that, the 2019 free-agent class is set to be as star-studded as ever, though several teams will likely sign their stars to extensions before or during the season. ...

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Scherzer fires serious heat to open ASG

Starting the All-Star Game presented by Mastercard for the second straight year, and this time in front of his home fans at Nationals Park, Max Scherzer threw four of his hardest pitches this season (98.5 mph, 98.2, 98.0, 97.9) while working a scoreless first inning. He struck out the first two batters, Mookie Betts and <span class="… MLB News Index

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Warriors sign Kerr to contract extension

The Golden State Warriors are rewarding head coach Steve Kerr for his role in turning the franchise into a perennial NBA championship favorite with a contract extension, the team announced Tuesday. “We’re excited to have Steve under contract and poised to lead our team for the next several years,” said Warriors president of basketball operations and general manager Bob Myers ...

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Manfred: Trout 'has to make a decision to engage' in building his brand

Mike Trout may be this generation’s best baseball player, but he’s hardly the face of the sport. For several years, Trout’s lack of prominence as a marketing tool has been scrutinized by fans and pundits alike. Many claim that his historic play with the Los Angeles Angels has flown under the … MLB | theScore

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Who, what, and Kawhi: 3 plausible Raptors trades for Leonard

If Las Vegas bookmakers or plugged-in NBA reporters are to be believed, the Toronto Raptors have somewhat unexpectedly emerged as the most likely trade destination for disgruntled San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard. In theory, it makes a lot of sense. The Raptors have the right combination of All-Star-caliber veterans and promising youngs the Spurs

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Report: Dodgers increasingly likely to land Machado

The National League West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers could kick off the second half of the season with a major addition. The Dodgers are increasingly likely to acquire Baltimore Orioles All-Star shortstop <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///mlb/players/2577" href="https://www.thescore.com/mlb/players/2577"… MLB | theScore

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Report: Raptors have made a 'compelling' offer for Kawhi

With no guarantee on whether he’d want to stick around beyond next season, or even what his current health status is, the Toronto Raptors are still putting their best foot forward in an attempt to snag Kawhi Leonard from the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/teams/25" href="https://www.thescore.com… NBA | theScore

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