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Sixers coach Brown: Simmons' jump shot 'not going to define him'

Ben Simmons has quickly become one of the most intriguing prospects in league history. As a 6-foot-10 point guard, his versatility is unmatched. However, there is one key concern moving forward for the reigning Rookie of the Year. Despite being a borderline All-Star in his first campaign and pushing the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/teams/4" href="https://www.thescore.com/nba/t… NBA | theScore

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Bears' Nagy: Unfair to compare Trubisky's, Mahomes' numbers so early

Quarterbacks from the same draft class are linked for their entire NFL careers, especially when the earlier selection fails to live up to expectations. Such is the case for Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nfl/teams/6" href="https://www.thesco… NFL | theScore

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Breaking down the MVP races

With only two weeks remaining in the regular season, there isn’t much time left for players to pad their statistics for end-of-year accolades. Here, theScore looks at what each of the main contenders for the 2018 AL and NL MVP awards must do in order to walk away with the hardware. American League Mookie Betts, Red Sox Jim Rogash / ...

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NFL odds, picks for Week 3: Advanced computer model loving Jaguars, Rams

Professional and amateur bettors alike have started wagering on Week 3 games, causing NFL odds to move. After opening as three-point favorites, the Seahawks, in danger of falling to 0-3, are now just -1.5 for a must-win matchup against the Cowboys. The Falcons have dropped from -4 to -3 for their NFC South battle against the Saints, and after opening ...

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Preview: Twins at Tigers

Spencer Turnbull and Stephen Gonsalves spent most of the season moving their way through the minor league chain. With the season winding down, those young pitchers are scheduled to oppose each other at the highest level. They will take the mound in a Wednesday matinee at Detroit’s Comerica Park as the Tigers and Minnesota Twins close out a three-game series. ...

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Twins hand Tigers sixth straight home loss, 6-3

DETROIT (AP) — Jake Odorizzi loves the way he’s pitching. The Minnesota Twins righty only wishes he could have discovered this form in April or May, not September. In his first start after losing a no-hitter in the eighth inning against the New York Yankees, Odorizzi only allowed a check-swing single in the first six innings of a 6-3 victory ...

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Lost Red Sox 2018 championship banner found on road

The Boston Red Sox still haven’t clinched the American League East, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t prepared for it. Or, they were, until their championship banner fell off the back of a truck. Three friends from Malden, Mass. noticed something in the middle of a Somerville street while out for coffee Monday morning. Turns out it was the banner ...

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