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Carpenter makes history with 3 HRs, 2 2Bs

CHICAGO — Matt Carpenter had a day at Wrigley Field. Carpenter blasted three homers and a pair of doubles during the first six innings of Friday’s game against the Cubs. Carpenter’s five extra-base hits tied an MLB record shared by 10 other MLB players. He also joins Kris Bryant as the only players in baseball history to have three … ...

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Oral history of the greatest Trade Deadline ever

Baseball’s non-waiver Trade Deadline is at its transaction-wire-rattling best when a team in contention frees itself from the fear of rental repercussions and truly goes for it, bringing in a temporary-but-tangible roster upgrade that fires up the fan base. And sometimes, that hired gun not only shows but shines, giving his all for his new town as if it were ...

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Raptors' DeRozan-Leonard deal among biggest in Toronto's history

The blockbuster deal that saw the Toronto Raptors send all-star guard DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs for 2014 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard is one of the biggest in the city’s history. CBC Sports’ Jacqueline Doorey and Anson Henry break down some of the pros, cons, risks and rewards of trading former Raptors star DeMar DeRozan to the ...

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Pickford: We can create our own history

Jordan Pickford excelled again in England’s 2-0 win over Sweden The 24-year-old was later hailed as a prototype modern goalkeeper Pickford spoke about England’s strengths and desire to make history By Laure James with England It has been quite the week for Jordan Pickford. On Tuesday, the England goalkeeper played an instrumental role in propelling the Three Lions to their ...

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The best July 4 moments in baseball history

There is always something special about the intersection of America’s pastime and America’s birthday, with baseball serving as the backdrop for a gathering of friends and family. As has become custom in recent years, that intersection begins very early this Fourth of July in our nation’s capital, with the Nationals hosting the Red Sox at 11:05 a.m. ET. And the ...

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