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Mar 15

Aaron Judge injury update: Yankees slugger won’t be fully healthy until Opening Day

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Yankees star Aaron Judge will see his first action of the spring Wednesday, but won’t be at 100 percent until the games truly matter. Judge told ESPN.com on Monday his surgically repaired left shoulder is a “work in progress until Opening Day.” He’s taken part in practice and live BP sessions, but sat out the …

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Mar 13

MLB free agents work out, wait for calls at camp in Florida

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As the baseball season quickly approaches and spring training begins, there are still many talented veteran free agents that remain unsigned. Pitchers like Jake Arrieta, Lance Lynn and Alex Cobb, first baseman Lucas Duda, third baseman Mike Moustakas and outfielders Jon Jay and Carlos Gonzalez still have a hazy and unclear future. What might be …

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Mar 12

This move also means that Trumaine Johnson will hit free agency. That’s a smart financial play for the Rams.

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Why Sherman would make sense: Pairing him with Sherman would give Houston a veteran duo on the sidelines with accomplishments few other cornerback pairings could match. The question is whether or not they could still be effective on the wrong side of 30. What’s their current CB situation? As is tradition, the Browns need help …

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Mar 08

DeMarcus Cousins injury update: Pelicans center tore Achilles tendon, out rest of season

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Pelicans star forward DeMarcus Cousins was helped off the court in obvious pain Friday with just seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of New Orleans’ home game against Houston. Our NHL experts tackle the pressing questions as we head into the stretch run of the regular season, including whether we’ll see another wild-card team make …

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Mar 07

Finding later-round versions of early-round stars by taking risks

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Only once in his career has Edwin Encarnacion been found in the top 15 of average draft position, when he was No. 10 in 2015. He has earned first-round value only once as well, pulling up the bottom at No. 15 in 2012. Yet Encarnacion is always near the top of our draft boards. Perhaps …

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Mar 03

Billy Price suffers incomplete tear of left pectoral at NFL scouting combine

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Ohio State center Billy Price suffered an incomplete tear of his left pectoral muscle during his bench-press workout at the NFL combine, he said Friday. Price, a two-time All-American who is projected as a possible first-round pick, said he felt a little pop on after his third rep and immediately stopped. Indianapolis Colts doctors and …

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Feb 28

Penguins go for seventh straight win at Florida

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Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin is in for quite a battle. Malkin has an amazing 20 goals and 37 points since Jan. 1. He has 34 goals this season, tied with fellow Russian Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals for the league lead. Brassard has averaged 19 goals and 48 points over the past five …

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Feb 27

Pacers rout Hawks 116-93, win fourth straight game

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Thaddeus Young just wanted to supply the Indiana Pacers with energy. He ended up giving them plenty of points, too. Young scored 16 of his 20 points in the first half and the Pacers never trailed in a 116-93 rout of the hapless Atlanta Hawks on Friday night. Backup forward Domantas Sabonis led the Pacers …

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Feb 24

Cavaliers’ Larry Nance Jr. to switch from No. 24 to his dad’s retired No. 22 starting next week

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Newly acquired forward Larry Nance Jr. will be abandoning his No. 24 Cleveland Cavaliers jersey next week to don No. 22, the retired number that his father, Larry Nance Sr., wore when he played for the Cavs. “My dad is a man of few words, so he kind of just let me know with a …

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Feb 21

While many NFL fans were thrilled the Eagles defeated the Patriots in Super Bowl 52, another hot topic from Sunday’s game has taken the Internet by storm.

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During Justin Timberlake’s halftime performance, one kid seemed cool as a cucumber that he was standing next to one of the biggest pop stars in the world. Overshadowed by all the hoopla immediately following Super Bowl 52 was Rob Gronkowski declining to deny a report from Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio that offseason retirement by …

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