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Let's have some fun with the best pictures from 2018 MLB Photo Day

An important spring training liturgy is forcing major-league ballplayers to their pictures taken for purposes of reference and or civic uplift. The 2018 version of “Photo Day” recently unfurled before us like a lengthy and detailed subpoena, and we’re here to provide you with a rather hurried walking tour. So come with us, won’t you? Or not. Whatever …  First, ...

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LOOK: Angels prospect Jo Adell has got some serious hops

The Angels drafted outfielder Jo Adell with the 10th-overall pick of the 2017 draft in part because of his elite athleticism. Across two rookie levels last season, the 18-year-old Adell batted a robust .325/.376/.532 with eight triples and as many steals in 49 games. As for that vaunted athleticism, Mr. Adell displayed it for us at the local gym… ...

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Later spring training starts means some players are fresher

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Buster Posey gets going at Scottsdale Stadium around 7 a.m. most days of spring training, a couple of hours before he’s due to be there. It gives him time for a quick bite to eat, to lift weights or do some extra baseball work then have a real breakfast ahead of the Giants‘ formal workout. Years ago, ...

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Tim Hortons Confirms Some Roll Up The Rim Cups Were Misprinted

Adam Peddle says he has a growing collection of Tim Hortons Roll up the Rim cups, but they’re not winners — there’s no message at all under the rim. The popular coffee chain has confirmed a “small batch” of misprinted extra large-size cups were distributed in Atlantic Canada and Alberta for the annual contest. But Tim Hortons says no major ...

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Westminster show dogs have some unusual food faves

NEW YORK (AP) Benjamin is a grand champion English toy spaniel, but he’s not a champ at chow. The otherwise undemanding dog tends to balk at any food after a couple of meals. The one treat he never refuses? Sauerkraut – and hold the hot dog. Emmy the harrier is crazy for ice cubes. Dick the Chinese crested isn’t excited ...

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Slumping Blue Jackets looking for some of last year's breaks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Columbus Blue Jackets got plenty of lucky breaks in their surprisingly successful 2016-17 season. Serious injuries were avoided, their power play was one of the NHL’s best, and goalie Sergei Bobrovsky won the Vezina Trophy. Pucks bounced the Blue Jackets’ way more often than not as they piled up a 16-game winning streak and earned a ...

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