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Jets' Shell has refused to let stutter, bullying stop him

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Brandon Shell remembers all the lonely days as a youngster when he was afraid to talk to anyone. The New York Jets right tackle was uncertain which words would make it past his lips – or how they’d sound. Shell knew exactly what to expect, however, the moment his stutter would tangle his tongue and leave ...

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The week in sports: Baseball’s record-breaking season

Listen to this week’s Keeping Score podcast: A wrap-up of the week in sports news: ‘Steroid Era’ runs out of juice: Major League Baseball set a record for home runs in a single season this week, after Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon hit the 5,694th for the year on Tuesday. The previous record was set in 2000 during what ...

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Dodgers look to clinch NL West on MLB.TV

Southpaw Rich Hill (10-8, 3.60 ERA) will toe the rubber for the Dodgers, while right-hander Jeff Samardzija (9-14, 4.42) goes for the Giants for the 10:10 p.m. ET start. Fans can catch this NL West bout, as well as the rest of Friday’s 15-game slate — including the red-hot Indians as they chase yet another record and a number of ...

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Tigers announce that manager Brad Ausmus will not return for 2018 season

The Tigers on Friday announced that manager Brad Ausmus will not have his contract extended beyond the current season. That means he won’t be back in the Detroit dugout for 2018. Ausmus and his staff will remain in their current roles for the remainder of the 2017 season. <… CBSSports.com MLB Headlines PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT ...

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Movin' on from Motown: Ausmus out as Tigers manager after season

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Idle Steelers LB James Harrison 'just doing what I'm asked'

PITTSBURGH (AP) James Harrison spent last weekend standing on the sideline waiting for a call that never came. The NFL’s oldest defensive player didn’t take the field for a single snap during Pittsburgh’s 26-9 win over Minnesota in Week 2, the first time in more than a decade the five-time Pro Bowler was healthy enough to take his usual menacing ...

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Ausmus won't return as Tigers skipper

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers announced on Friday that the contract of manager Brad Ausmus will not be extended beyond the 2017 season. The announcement was made by Al Avila, Tigers executive vice president of baseball operations and general manager. Share This <li class="facebook" id="fb-sha… MLB News Index PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ...

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