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Bob Elliott's Baseball: Phenom Shohei Ohtani continues to amaze

Away back during the courtship period — long before free-agent Shohei Ohtani signed with the Los Angeles Angels — we asked a scout about the player’s best attribute? “His speed,” said the scout who had been to Japan. His velocity? “No, he’s fast, I saw him break late to cover first and he still beat a quick runner to take the throw ...

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NASCAR: Harvick continues strong season with All-Star win

Kevin Harvick has dominated NASCAR this season, and there was no reason to think he wouldn’t do it again at Saturday night’s All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. May 19, 2018; Concord, NC, USA; Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick (4) celebrates after his million dollar win during the NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Open at ...

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Alon Day continues his winning ways in Euro Series

Defending Euro Series ELITE 1 champion Alon Day picks up his third straight win to open the season at the Grand Prix of Italy. Day started the race from the pole and led the entire way for his 13th NASCAR Whelen Euro Series victory. Joining Day on the podium was Frederic Gabillon and Gianmarco Ercoli who finished second and third, ...

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Betts continues tear with MLB-best 15th HR

BOSTON — Perhaps Mookie Betts will cool off at some point this season. But it hasn’t happened yet. The right fielder continued his season-long tear when he belted his 15th homer of the season, a two-run shot over the Green Monster that snapped a 1-1 tie with one out in the fifth. … MLB News Index

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Bryant continues power surge with 8th homer

CHICAGO — Kris Bryant has been on a tear of late. To say the least. Entering Monday’s makeup game against the Braves, the Cubs’ third baseman had homered in five of his past 10 games. He kept up the pace vs. Atlanta, hitting a two-run shot in the third inning for his eighth long ball of the season. <a class="article-item__gameday-link" ...

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Boston Celtics' Brad Stevens remains humble as team continues to thrive

WALTHAM, Mass. — When Brad Stevens accepted the Celtics head coaching job five years ago, he didn’t allow himself to get caught up in thinking about how he could add his name to the franchise’s rich history. He was too busy trying to figure out how to avoid being buried under it. ”You realize that if you’re going to break records here, ...

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Brad Marchand continues to lick up controversy

Brad Marchand is back to his old antics. While most players resort to hits and checks to taunt their opponents, the Boston Bruins star uses his mouth to throw players off their game. On Friday, Marchand licked Tampa Bay Lightning’s Ryan Callahan on the cheek during a stoppage in play during Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. And it’s ...

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Gladys Lengwe continues to make her mark

“This is a man’s world, this is a man’s world. But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl.” These lyrics from legendary singer James Brown seem the perfect fit for the current generation of female referees, with a growing number of women overseeing men’s matches. The FIFA U-17 World Cup, for example, was the first FIFA ...

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