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D-backs blank Astros, earn split, behind brilliant outing by Corbin

HOUSTON — Patrick Corbin was kicking himself for one small mistake that led to his exit. The Arizona pitcher came within an out of his first career shutout and first complete game since 2013 in the Daimondbacks’ 4-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday. After allowing a two-out double to Yuli Gurriel in the bottom of the ninth, Corbin ...

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Reds' 9-run 2nd, Ervin HR overcome 6 Cubs HRs

The Cubs tied a franchise record with four home runs in the fourth, including consecutive blasts by Alex Avila, Ian Happ and Javier Baez. Kyle Schwarber then joined in the home run derby with a leadoff shot in the fifth off Michael L… MLB News Index PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Team USA set to defend Solheim Cup title (Aug 17, 2017)

A roster of some of the best players from the United States and Europe will square off beginning Friday in the 15th edition of the Solheim Cup, women’s professional golf’s answer to the Ryder Cup, with the American team looking to hold onto the title they forged with a final-day charge in 2015 in Germany. The event will be held ...

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Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way due to racist legacy

In the wake of last weekend’s events in Charlottesville and controversy over the removal of Confederate statues, Boston Red Sox owner John Henry has decided to take a stand with regard to his own team’s sordid past. Henry believes it’s time to change the name of Yawkey Way – a public street behind Fenway Park named for longtime Red Sox ...

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Three straight HRs fuel Cubs' crazy rally

They weren’t done. Ian Happ followed with his second homer of the game, and Javier Baez made it three in a row with his 19th. <figcaption class="met… MLB News Index PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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'Big Papi Way' next to Fenway? 'Haunted' Red Sox want to rename Yawkey Way

Anyone who has ever visited Fenway Park knows that it is flanked by Yawkey Way, a street that before, during and after Red Sox games turns into a heavily pedestrian-trafficked area, full of bars, restaurants, food/drink stands, apparel stores and more. It’s been a fixture for quite a while.  Some might not know that it’s named after former Red Sox ...

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Red Sox want to do away with 'racist' legacy of famed Yawkey Way

The Boston Red Sox want to confront their racist past and change the name of iconic Yawkey Way. The street, a two-block portion of public roadway that runs in front of Fenway Park, is named for Tom Yawkey, who owned the team from 1933 until his death in 1976, and whose widow and family trust owned it until 2002. Yawkey’s tenure is ...

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