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Yelich shies from MVP talk, but stats say it all

MILWAUKEE — It sounds simple, selecting a winner of the Most Valuable Player Award. Often, it’s not. This year in the National League, it is particularly not. For voting members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, the first step is deciding which of the abundant criteria matter most. If you want home runs, the Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter is your ...

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Angels reportedly ready to talk extension with Trout

Could a lifetime offer from the Angels be in the works for Mike Trout? The club will reportedly engage in negotiations relating to a contract extension for Trout this offseason, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman, who noted that Trout and his agent, Craig Landis, will likely wait until the free-agent market settles, perhaps to assess market value. <span ...

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It's Time To Talk About A Bloke Called Dustin Martin

“I just wasn’t a fan of school. Probably should have stayed in school because I worked a heap of shitty jobs after that. But, yeah, here I am today,” he said while accepting the Brownlow last year. “[Dad] said if I wasn’t at school he was going to work me hard so I was getting to work six in the ...

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Brady again halts interview over Guerrero talk

12:42 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady abruptly ended his weekly interview on sports radio WEEI on Monday morning, saying twice that he didn’t want to get into the topic of his personal trainer, Alex Guerrero, once again traveling with the team to road games.

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How the Wizards can finally back up their talk and win 50 games

The Washington Wizards go through the same cycle every season – they make plenty of big promises, and then inevitably disappoint. Nobody doubts that the Wizards are talented. They certainly don’t doubt it – and they’ll be quick to tell you – but that’s part of the problem. Despite all of Washington’s annual cockiness, the franchise hasn’t won 50 games ...

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Ontario hockey coaches ordered to talk to players about gender diversity

In minor hockey dressing rooms across Ontario this fall, coaches will be delivering a different kind of message. It won’t be focused on power-play strategy or skating fundamentals. Instead, every coach in the province has been mandated to carry out a pre-season chat with players about gender diversity, respect and inclusion. “We want to make the game inclusive and understand that ...

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Trade Talk: Murphy, Adams, Harper, Yanks

The July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline has come and gone, but the transaction wire could stay hot ahead of Aug. 31. That date is important because clubs acquiring new players via trade must have those players on their 40-man roster by then in order for that player (or players) to be eligible for its postseason roster. Teams can acquire players ...

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Trade Talk: Jones, Brewers, Cutch, Holland

The July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline has come and gone, but the transaction wire could stay hot ahead of Aug. 31. That date is important because clubs acquiring new players via trade must have those players on their 40-man roster by then in order for that player (or players) to be eligible for its postseason roster. Teams can acquire players ...

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