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Andrew McCutchen gets warm welcome from Yankees fans, goes hitless in debut

Andrew McCutchen admitted Saturday afternoon that he was nervous as he put on his pinstripes for the first time, officially starting the once-hoped-for New York Yankees phase of his career. “I feel like a lot of baseball players want to throw on the pinstripes for who knows how long, just to say you did it,” […]

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Cubs rotation enters the stretch run ready to dominate

It has to be every other National League contender’s worst nightmare: The starting rotation of the Chicago Cubs is finally finding its groove at exactly the right time in the season. The calendar might say September, but the starters are beginning to pitch as if it’s October. “This is as locked-in as I’ve felt,” Saturday’s […]

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Evan Engram working on limiting drops after second most among TEs in 2017

The low point of an otherwise impressive rookie campaign for New York Giants tight end Evan Engram last year came on Thanksgiving night against the Washington Redskins.cheap nike nfl jerseys free shipping It was the third quarter of another impotent offensive performance during a miserable, lost season. The Giants, who failed to get a first […]

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Cowboys TE Rico Gathers charged with marijuana possession

Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers was arrested Friday night and charged with possession of marijuana less than 24 hours before NFL teams had to reach the 53-man roster limit. Gathers was released from jail Saturday morning after posting bond. He was arrested at approximately 10:52 p.m. CT Friday in the 3100 block of Parkwood […]

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Patrick Cutrone scores late, VAR disallows two goals in eventful AC Milan win

A late stoppage-time goal by substitute Patrick Cutrone gave AC Milan a 2-1 home win over Roma in an electrifying Serie A clash on Friday and eased the pressure on manager Gennaro Gattuso. Following the opening round’s 3-2 defeat at Napoli when they threw away a 2-0 lead, Milan appeared set to suffer another disappointing […]

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Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola defends under-pressure Man United boss Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has found an unlikely ally in Pep Guardiola after the Manchester City manager jumped to the defence of the Portuguese coach. The Manchester United boss is under increasing pressure after losing two of the opening three games of the Premier League, with suggestions his job could be under threat. Mourinho and Guardiola had […]

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How did the exact hitter the Cubs needed land in their laps?

To the surprise of the Chicago Cubs, the process ended with a single word, instead of two: eligible. The Cubs’ brass was used to seeing “not eligible” while putting in waiver claims this month, but on this day — a week ago Sunday — general manager Jed Hoyer and the rest of the front office […]

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Angels have to consider parting ways with Albert Pujols

With word that Albert Pujols will have season-ending arthroscopic knee surgery, you might have had a split-second thought of, “Oh, he might be done forever, not just 2018,” until you remember that he’s still under contract for $28 million in 2019, $29 million in 2020 and $30 million in 2021. His season ends with a […]

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Welcome to Manu’s basketball familia

Four years ago in London, the last aging members of Argentina’s Golden Generation sat at their lockers and wept after losing a frantic bronze-medal game to Russia. The nation’s two greatest players, Luis Scola and Manu Ginobili, gathered themselves and spoke to mark the moment. “I would rather lose with you guys than win with […]

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Adel latest Aussie to have crack at NBA

Swingman Deng Adel could join the swag of Australians in the NBA after signing a training camp deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and if he doesn’t, there’s a spot waiting for him with NBL champions Melbourne.nfl nike jerseys cheap china The 22-year-old, who was born in South Sudan but raised in Melbourne, caught the eye […]