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Mets' Michael Cuddyer making Citi Field his new home

In the past few seasons, New York Mets left fielder Michael Cuddyer has hit significantly better at home, which is now carrying over to his new home, Citi Field. Cuddyer, who is in his first season in the Mets' outfield, highlighted his homebody tendencies with a recent three-game homestretch against the Phillies in which he bashed a pair of homers and knocked five hits in 10 at...
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Lucas Duda explains approach at plate during recent power swell

New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda has been crushing the ball lately, hitting five home runs in his last six games. After achieving his second two-homer game in two weeks, Duda attempted to explain why he's been terrorizing opposing pitchers as of late. "I'm getting a little more comfortable. Just trying to elevate a pitch and put a good swing on it," Duda said, per the New York...
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Family Court judge upholds protection order against Kurt Busch

A Kent County Family Court judge has upheld a decision granting a protection order against Kurt Busch, according to an article in Thursday's online edition of the Wilmington (Del.) News-Journal. In March, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver's attorneys asked for a Family Court judge to review Commissioner David Jones' February decision to grant the protection order. Judge William...
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D-backs to host Diversity Business Summit in 2016

After a hiatus this year, Major League Baseball plans to hold its Diversity Business Summit at the Diamondbacks baseball facilities in Phoenix from March 8-9, 2016. The summit will be held at both Chase Field and the D-backs’ spring training facilities in Salt River Fields. MLB.com describes the summit as follows:The Diversity Business Summit, which has been held three times, gives...
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Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer's dominance summed up in one stat

Max Scherzer is off to an excellent start in his first season with the Washington Nationals, and has been putting up ridiculous numbers on the mound. However, there's one comparative stat that epitomizes just how supreme Scherzer has been this season. As highlighted by the Washington Post, through his first 10 starts, Scherzer has allowed an opponent batting average of .199, an impressive...
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Nationals' Bryce Harper joins elite company with 13th homer in May

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper's sensational hitting in May has found him in rare air. After hitting his 13th home run of the month in the Nationals' 3-0 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, the young slugger joined an elite legion of hitters who have hit 13 homers in a single month. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, via ESPN, Harper has become the fifth right...
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LSU's RB coach 'expecting big things' from Leonard Fournette; updates QB battle

Leonard Fournette came into his freshman season with an unprecedented amount of hype for a football player. FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman, while making his annual bold predictions prior to the 2014 season, even went so far as to say he would win the Heisman his freshman year. While others dubbed Fournette the "LeBron of football". Fournette failed to live up to those lofty predictions...
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Blackhawks-Ducks Preview

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Someday the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks will relish the stories they'll be able to tell about playing in a postseason series as good as these Western Conference finals. Not just now, though. They've still got to determine whether this tale has a happy ending or a brutal punchline. Two weeks of extraordinarily high-level hockey conclude Saturday...
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Sunil Gulati: U.S. Soccer will vote for Prince Ali in FIFA election

U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati said the federation will cast its vote for Prince Ali Bin Hussein in tomorrow’s FIFA presidential election. Gulati said he participated in interviews with three of the presidential candidates and noted the federation decided to back Prince Ali instead of incumbent president Sepp Blatter based on his commitment to reform FIFA from the inside. “We’re...
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Broncos LB Brandon Marshall recovering from foot surgery

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Brandon Marshall is putting his foot down - only not the right one, since there are two screws holding it together. That starting spot at inside linebacker for the Denver Broncos? It will belong to him again once he's healthy. ''I just believe in myself to the fullest,'' he said. Marshall led the team in tackles last season despite missing the final two games...
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Cleveland places Atchison on DL, Santana on paternity list

SEATTLE (AP) The Cleveland Indians have placed right-handed reliever Scott Atchison on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained left ankle. The Indians made the roster move before opening a four-game series in Seattle on Thursday night. Cleveland will also be without infielder Carlos Santana for at least a few days after he was placed on the paternity list. Atchison was 1...
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Phillies' Sean O'Sullivan discusses worst outing since 2011

After two solid outings in a row, Philadelphia Phillies righty Sean O'Sullivan lapsed on Wednesday, serving up his worst performance in four years in a 7-0 loss to the New York Mets in which he was tagged for all of the Mets' runs. O'Sullivan approached Wednesday afternoon surrendering a total of two earned runs in his last two starts, winning his first game of the season with a...
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Indiana reconciles with 10 players who boycotted in '69

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) Indiana says it has reconciled with and welcomed back 10 football players who boycotted the last three games in 1969 because the coaching staff would not adequately address their concerns about unequal treatment on the basis of race. The university announced the reconciliation Thursday and said the so-called ''IU 10'' played an important role ''in drawing...
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What to make of Preston Tucker and other fantasy baseball depth chart analysis

Well, we made it past Memorial Day. Summer has unofficially started, and there should be more churn in team's depth charts as struggling teams start to put pieces on the market, slow-slumps turn into platoons, and another wave of prospects make the 25-man. But for now, we'll look at a few outfield situations (and one catcher conundrum). DEPTH CHARTS Diamondbacks C Starter: Tuffy...
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Saints getting a first look at their defensive overhaul

METAIRIE, La. (AP) An autograph-covered football commemorating the New England Patriots' Super Bowl triumph last season now sits in cornerback Brandon Browner's locker at the headquarters of his new NFL team, the New Orleans Saints. In a sense, Browner is the face of a defensive overhaul New Orleans initiated after ranking second to last in yards allowed last season. He isn't trying...
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Bob Baffert comes to defense of American Pharoah's owner

  Trainer Bob Baffert says ''it's a shame'' that a lawsuit involving American Pharoah owner Ahmed Zayat has become an issue in the buildup to the Belmont Stakes next Saturday. Speaking on a national conference call Thursday, Baffert said some people are ''jealous'' of Zayat's good fortune of owning a Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner about to attempt to win the Triple Crown. Last...
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Team releases Rutgers football player charged in robbery

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Rutgers University in New Jersey has dismissed a football player from the team who was arrested on a robbery charge last weekend in Florida. Coach Kyle Flood announced the dismissal of Darian Dailey in a news release Thursday. The defensive back and another man were arrested and charged with robbery after Florida's Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Dailey...
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Rockets looking forward after elimination

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Rockets reached the Western Conference finals for the first time in 18 years before being eliminated in five games by the Golden State Warriors. ''We fought,'' star guard James Harden said. ''That's all we could do is fight. We put ourselves in a situation where we made it tough against a really good team, to be down 0-3, so we just look back at it and be...
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Jaguars' top pick Dante Fowler has successful knee surgery

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars say Dante Fowler has undergone successful surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee. The procedure was done Wednesday in Pensacola by Dr. James Andrews, the orthopedic surgeon who is a specialist in repairing damaged ligaments for professional athletes. Fowler, the Jaguars' top pick in this year's NFL draft, will miss the entire...
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Ex-FIFA vice president Warner leaves jail in ambulance

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner left a Trinidad jail by ambulance Thursday, a day after he was charged in a U.S. corruption case that has led to the arrests of more than a dozen international soccer officials and businessmen. Judicial officer Abraham Ali said Warner complained of exhaustion and was not able to face questions from reporters gathered...
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UN reviewing its present and past FIFA partnerships after corruption scandal

UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations says it is reviewing its partnerships with FIFA and monitoring ''very carefully'' the large bribery and corruption scandal that has exploded around soccer's world governing body. The spokesman for the U.N. secretary-general told reporters Thursday that the U.N. has not been contacted in any way related to the U.S. and Swiss federal investigations...
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Georgia's over/under win total opens at nine

The Georgia Bulldogs will most likely be the favorites to win the SEC East this season with the return of Nick Chubb and a defense that could be the most dominant in the division, if not the entire league.The Dawgs status as favorites is currently being backed up by gambling site 5Dimes, as Georgia opened with the highest over/under number in the East set at nine. The Bulldogs have...
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Will Power reflects on near-victory at Indy 500

DETROIT (AP) Will Power can still revisit in his mind the last few seconds of the Indianapolis 500. Teammate Juan Pablo Montoya was within sight, but not within reach. ''Obviously, seeing him there in front of you on the last lap ... I just didn't have the balance in the car. But you can always talk about, `What if?' Maybe we would have crashed together, who knows?'' Power said...
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Lightning at Rangers game preview

Time: Friday, 8 p.m. GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- It's one game for a trip to the Stanley Cup finals and the chance to play for hockey's biggest prize. That's what Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers face Friday night at Madison Square Garden in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals. Picking a winner at this point is pure speculation. Every game has been different and each team...
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Tim Tebow in spotlight again as he competes at Eagles' OTAs

  A slimmer Tim Tebow threw passes in shorts while a horde of reporters critiqued his mechanics and analyzed his arm motion. Welcome to Philly, Tim. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner spoke to a large gathering of media for the first time Thursday since signing a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles last month. Tebow praised coach Chip Kelly and teammates, explained his new...
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