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Pistons center Andre Drummond is serious about shooting 3-pointers next season

Two seasons ago, Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond shot 39 percent from the free-throw line. Next season, he’s going to start putting up 3-pointers. That’s if you believe what Drummond said after being spotted working on his 3-point stroke during last week’s Team USA minicamp in Las Vegas. You see lots of big men taking 3-pointers during and after practice, ...

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MLB trade rumors roundup: Astros add to bullpen, Brewers and Orioles in serious talks

The Astros jumped into the fray on a busy Friday for trade hunters, acquiring righty reliever Ryan Pressly from the Twins for minor-leaguers Jorge Alcala and Gilberto Celestino, the teams announced. Pressly will remain under team control as an arbitration-eligible player in 2019, so he’s not a rental. Pressly, 29, has a 3.40 ERA with 69 strikeouts in 47 2/3 innings ...

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Scherzer fires serious heat to open ASG

Starting the All-Star Game presented by Mastercard for the second straight year, and this time in front of his home fans at Nationals Park, Max Scherzer threw four of his hardest pitches this season (98.5 mph, 98.2, 98.0, 97.9) while working a scoreless first inning. He struck out the first two batters, Mookie Betts and <span class="… MLB News Index

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NFLPA exec: Serious player concern over betting

8:23 PM ET An executive for the NFLPA on Friday told a room of state legislators and gaming industry officials that players are concerned about what expanded legal sports betting means for them in their private and on-field lives. “There are serious consequences, particularly for the athletes,” said Casey Schwab, vice president of business and legal affairs for the NFLPA. ...

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NFLPA exec: 'There are serious consequences' to legalized sports betting

NFLPA vice president of business and legal affairs Casey Schwab stated that legalized sports betting could have immense ramifications concerning player privacy. The U.S. Supreme Court voted 7-2 in May that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act is unconstitutional, allowing states to offer legalized sports gambling on a state-by-state basis. Delaware and New Jersey offer legalized sports betting, while ...

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Report: Dodgers, Brewers most serious pursuers of Machado

Around, around we go, wherever Manny Machado ends up, nobody knows. The Merry-Go-Round of where the Baltimore Orioles shortstop lands prior to the conclusion of July’s trade deadline continues to spin and on Sunday, the picture might have become more clear as sources of <a href="https://twitter… MLB | theScore

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Fantasy: How to approach these 10 stars coming off serious injuries

Injuries are an annual cause of torment for fantasy owners, but in the offseason, they’re one of the best ways to find value in drafts. That’s because some owners are hesitant to invest an early pick in a player they last saw being carted off the field, creating an opportunity for those who can accurately predict the recovery times and ...

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