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Butler on boos: 'I think people kind of love to hate me'

Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler took the floor in Minnesota for the first time since his trade demand and was showered with unwelcoming boos by frustrated fans. He clearly didn’t mind, as the disgruntled star finished with 33 points on just 12 shots en route to a 131-123 win over the <a data… NBA | theScore

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'I owe my life to this game': Jordin Tootoo retiring from NHL

The first Inuk to play in the National Hockey League is retiring. Jordin Tootoo, 35, made the announcement Friday afternoon in Brandon, Man., where he began his hockey career playing for the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League in 1999. “This community has embraced me and looked beyond Jordin Tootoo the hockey player, they just didn’t judge me for how I ...

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Machado looks past G6 boos: 'I just want a W'

MILWAUKEE — Manny Machado was not interested in acknowledging Brewers fans or their boos in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series at Miller Park. • NLCS presented by Google Assistant, Game 7: Tonight, 8:09 p.m. ET/5:09 PT on FS1 <a class="article-item__gameday-link" href="https://www.mlb.com/gameday/563… MLB News Index

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Cora embarrassed by postseason ejection: 'I got a job to do'

In his first career game in the American League Championship Series as skipper, Alex Cora earned his first postseason ejection, and the manager seemed to show some regret following the 7-2 loss. “It’s kind of embarrassing that it happens in the playoffs,” Cora said postgame, according to Christoph… MLB | theScore

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Braves' Acuna doesn't know who Mickey Mantle is: 'I wasn't even born'

Ronald Acuna Jr. became the youngest player in Major League Baseball history to hit a grand slam during the postseason with his second-inning blast against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night. At 20 years and 293 days old, Acuna broke a record held by Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle, who hit… MLB | theScore

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