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Best trade ever? Verlander continues to deal

You walked up Jersey Street outside Fenway Park early Saturday afternoon, after the rain and just as the sun was coming out, and realized how much had changed since the last time the Astros played the Red Sox there in the postseason. That includes the fact that a year ago, the Red Sox weren’t even calling it Jersey Street again, ...

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Martin Truex Jr. says his team is “fired up as they’ve ever been”

Truex, who won his inaugural series title last season, is trying to become just the second driver since Jeff Gordon (1997-1998) to win consecutive titles. Jimmie Johnson won five-in-a-row from 2006 through 2010. “Obviously, that’s our goal right now, and it’s going to be a challenge,” Truex said Saturday at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. “I think we’re up to it. I ...

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Lakers-Warriors most-watched NBA preseason game ever on ESPN

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James’ first game against the Warriors as a Laker drew nearly 2 million viewers, making it ESPN’s most-watched preseason game ever. The Lakers’ 123-113 victory Wednesday night in Las Vegas was watched by 1.98 million viewers, the network said Thursday. A spokesman says that is the most viewers for an NBA preseason game on any ...

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Holt becomes 1st player to ever hit for cycle in playoffs

In Major League Baseball since 1876, 324 players have hit for cycles. Only Brock Holt can say he hit for one in the playoffs. The Boston Red Sox infielder became the first player in baseball history to hit for the cycle in a postseason game, doing it during his team’s 16-1 rout of the New York… MLB | theScore

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Where do the 2018 Orioles rank among the worst teams ever?

Let’s get this out of the way: The 2018 Baltimore Orioles were bad. Historically bad. Buck Showalter is going to need several stiff drinks this winter after his team finished with a disastrous 47-115 record. But were they the worst team ever? Only a select few teams have been truly awful enough to qualify for that title, as losing so ...

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Chase Elliott believes playoff field is “as strong as it’s ever been”

“The big thing I’ve noticed this year about the playoffs is that it didn’t seem like we had as many random winners throughout the season,” Elliott said Friday at Richmond (Va.) Raceway. “It seemed like the people who won, I thought were guys who have run pretty well throughout the year for the most part. So, your field of 16, ...

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