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What does legalized sports gambling mean for baseball?

Ninety-nine years after the Black Sox scandal threatened to destroy Major League Baseball's credibility and almost three decades after Pete Rose ruined his career with his gambling ties, the game is entering a potentially lucrative, exhilarating, mysterious and messy new frontier.cheap nfl jerseys nike china The recent Supreme Court ruling clearing the way for legalized […]

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State of baseball's rebuilding teams: Contenders already?

Last winter, with baseball's free-agent class mostly dangling in limbo, super agent Scott Boras was about all we had for hardball-related entertainment. You probably remember many of Boras' metaphor-laden barbs. Like this one: "The team cutting payroll is treating their family where they're staying in a neighborhood that has less protection. They're not living in […]

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One year after cancer, Chad Bettis is winning with every pitch

While some of his peers collect wine for a hobby, Colorado Rockies starter Chad Bettis is partial to nursing a glass of single-malt Scotch whiskey in his free time. He has about 70 bottles of Speysides, Islays and Highlands in his collection, and when he isn't pitching, preparing for his next start or recovering from […]

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Cubs out of the zone as strikeout issues return

Perhaps it's the hitting background at Sun Trust Park. Or perhaps the Chicago Cubs simply can't give up their affinity for striking out a lot. After whiffing just twice in a Monday game against the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field, the Cubs reverted to their old ways once the series shifted south. They've struck out […]

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Mookie Betts vs. Bryce Harper -- and other pressing baseball debates

Harper is off to an excellent start. He began the week leading the National League in home runs and walks, while ranking second in runs, third in RBIs and fourth in on-base percentage. Betts, however, is playing like Secretariat at the Belmont. He began the week leading the majors in home runs, runs, batting average […]

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Even in new threads, McCutchen will be at home in Pittsburgh

During Andrew McCutchen's 673 home games as a Pittsburgh Pirate, he developed an appreciation for franchise history and a sense of comfort at PNC Park. But he never once felt emboldened enough by his achievements to see the statues of Honus Wagner,cheap nfl authentic jerseys Willie Stargell, Roberto Clemente and Bill Mazeroski outside the stadium […]

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Cubs pitching still struggling to find the strike zone

Somehow his ERA is only 3.31. But Chicago Cubs starter Tyler Chatwood will see it rise precipitously if he keeps giving out free passes. Same goes for the entire Cubs pitching staff. “I’m putting myself in bad situations and its hurting the team,” where to buy nfl jerseys cheap Chatwood said after the Cubs’ 8-6 […]

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Cardinals' Tommy Pham, Yadier Molina, Bud Norris all injured

St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Tommy Pham, catcher Yadier Molina and pitcher Bud Norris were all taken out of Saturday's 10-inning, 8-6 home win over the Chicago Cubs with injuries. Pham, who is hitting .327 and has scored 24 runs this season,buy nfl jerseys cheap was removed in the second inning with right groin tightness. […]

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NFLPA files two claims on behalf of Eric Reid, players' protest rights

The NFL Players Association on Monday filed two claims on behalf of former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid, a 26-year-old unsigned free agent who believes that teams are refusing to sign him because he has protested during pregame national anthem ceremonies. The actions taken by the NFL players' union Monday are separate from the […]

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Real or Not? The Baby Braves might be ready ahead of schedule

Some thoughts on the Atlanta Braves and Mike Soroka's impressive major league debut in a 3-2 victory over the Mets: First, Soroka was exactly as advertised, showing poise and pitching with confidence with his fastball, showcasing an excellent sinker while changing eye level with a running four-seamer that impressed Mets broadcaster Ron Darling. He cruised […]

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