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Marcus Stroman, Ian Kinsler Lift Team USA To First World Baseball Classic Title

Go crazy, Team USA — when Ian Kinsler isn’t looking, of course. For the first time ever, the Americans won the World Baseball Classic final Wednesday with a commanding 8-0 win over Puerto Rico at Dodger Stadium. Marcus Stroman was the star of the game, as he allowed zero hits through six innings before giving up a leadoff single in the bottom of the seventh inning. tonight?...
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Watch Brett Favre Throw Laser Passes In Workout With Falcons’ Robert Alford

It looks like Brett Favre still can sling the rock. The 47-year-old Hall of Fame quarterback stopped by Traction Sports Performance in Baton Rouge, La., where Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford was working out, and Favre stepped onto the field in street clothes to toss some bullets to receivers. Favre hasn’t played in the NFL since 2010, but Alford told TMZ that he thinks...
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Go Behind The Scenes With Red Sox First Baseman Hanley Ramirez At Spring Training

In the latest “Red Sox All-Access,” Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez stretched it out with his teammates, gave some batting tips to Dustin Pedroia, and preached how important it is for veterans to teach the young players how to stay relaxed and play hard at the same time. To see Ramirez prepare for the upcoming 2017 season, check out the video above from “NESN Sports...
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Martellus Bennett Goes On Epic Rant Over NFL’s Video On Celebration Rules

The No Fun League can try all it wants to take the fun out of football, but former New England Patriot Martellus Bennett won’t let that happen without giving his two cents. While the NFL appears to be making positive steps toward fixing pace-of-play issues, the league still appears obsessed with cracking down on those unfathomable touchdown celebrations, so much so that it is...
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Celtics Wrap: Celtics Ride 39-Point Third Quarter To Down Pacers 109-100

The Boston Celtics continued their march toward the top seed in the Eastern Conference on Wednesday night against the Indiana Pacers. The Celtics overcame 16 turnovers and a 34-point night from Pacers star Paul George to capture a 109-100 win at TD Garden. Boston led by as many as 17 points in the second half, thanks in large part to a 39-point third quarter. Isaiah Thomas led the...
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Kristi Yamaguchi tells Nancy Kerrigan to 'break a leg' before 'DWTS' debut

As the old saying goes, “think before you speak.” Or in this day and age, “think before you tweet.”Former Olympic figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi could have used these words of wisdom before she sent out her well wishes to fellow figure skater Nancy Kerrigan.Kerrigan is participating in this season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” which premiered Monday. Yamaguchi...
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Brent Musburger Says He Once Bet On A Game He Called, But Never Again

In some not very startling news, it turns out Brent Musburger did in fact bet on a game he broadcasted. The legendary sports broadcaster was known for many calls/moments from his decades in the announcer’s booth, including those not-so-subtle gambling references, which he’s turned into the perfect post-announcing gig on a Las Vegas gambling show. With all those links to gambling...
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NBA Rumors: Hawks’ Paul Millsap Expected To Become Free Agent In Summer

The Atlanta Hawks lost star forward Al Horford to free agency last summer, and they could be in danger of losing their best player to free agency this summer. Hawks power forward Paul Millsap has a player option in his contract for next season, and ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports he likely will decline the option and hit the free-agent market. This isn’t much of a surprise. Millsap...
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Ian Kinsler On Latin Style Of Play: ‘They Were Raised Differently’

Ahead of the World Baseball Classic finals, Team USA second basemen Ian Kinsler made some rather controversial remarks about some of the Latin American teams participating in the tournament. Kinsler vocalized his views on the differences between the countries’ style of play, particularly on-field emotion and celebration. Kinsler’s comments certainly take away from the mission...
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NBA disciplines Raptors’ Serge Ibaka, Bulls’ Robin Lopez for fighting

The NBA has decided to suspend Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka and Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez each one game without pay for their roles in the fight during Tuesday night’s game, according to ESPN and media reports.Raptors assistant coach Jamaal Magloire was fined $15,000 for shoving Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic.Ibaka will miss Thursday night’s game against the Miami...
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Jason Day tearfully withdraws from PGA event to be with ailing mother

Athletes dedicate their lives to playing their respective sport, but sometimes there are more important issues than the game.That was the case Wednesday for Jason Day, who withdrew from the Dell Technologies Match Play after just six holes to be with his ill mother as she is set to undergo surgery.Day’s mother, Dening, was diagnosed with lung cancer at the start of the year and...
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NFL Games Might Look Different Next Season With These Pace-Of-Play Changes

The NFL is hoping to make some changes. While the NFL remains king among the four major professional sports leagues in the United States, it still has its issues, some of which commissioner Roger Goodell addressed in a letter to fans Wednesday. Goodell’s letter centered around multiple ways the league can improve its pace of play from football-related changes to tweaks for broadcast...
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LaVar Ball Fires Back At LeBron James, Refuses To Apologize For Comments

LaVar Ball continued his tough guy act Wednesday. Ball, the father of UCLA standout point guard Lonzo Ball and two talented high school basketball players, ticked off LeBron James this week by referencing the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar’s sons in saying they’ll have a difficult time escaping their father’s shadow if they ultimately pursue NBA careers. James fired back Tuesday...
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76ers Star Joel Embiid Reportedly ‘Very Likely’ To Undergo Knee Surgery

Philadelphia 76ers fans consistently are reminded to “trust the process,” but the mantra has yet to show dividends. There was a glimmer of hope this season, however, when Joel Embiid made his highly-anticipated regular season debut. The 76ers big man was off to a stellar rookie campaign, but it was eventually cut short due to a knee injury sustained in February. Now, it appears...
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Adidas Selling Pimento-Cheese Themed Golf Shoes For The Masters

A tradition unlike any other is just around the corner, and this year Adidas will be selling limited edition golf shoes to commemorate a special aspect of The Masters. No, they aren’t green-jacket themed. The sports merchandising company announced that it will be selling Pimento Cheese edition golf shoes starting April 3 in honor of the $1.50 concession stand staple at Augusta...
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Bruins Need Somebody To Step Up After Going 5-5 In Last 10 Games

The Boston Bruins have been struggling as of late and are riding a three game losing streak, and are now just 5-5 in their last 10 games. Brad Marchand is having another career year for the black and gold, but someone else must step up for the Bruins down the stretch if they want to make the postseason. To hear Billy Jaffe give his opinion on who must step up check out the...
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Most PGA Tour Players Against Moving Events From Donald Trump-Owned Courses

Putting aside how you feel about President Donald Trump, it’s easy to agree on one thing — He owns some pretty nice golf courses. According to Trump’s website, the president’s company owns 17 golf courses throughout the world, including household names for any golf fans like Doral and Turnberry. So, it would be hard to imagine a PGA Tour without some events at Trump-owned...
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Malcolm Butler’s Instagram Photo Sends Patriots Fans Into A Frenzy

In this day and age, nothing sends fans into a frenzy quite like a cryptic social media post. We’ve recently seen it with Isaiah Thomas’ emoji tweets leading up to the NBA trade deadline, as well as Jimmy Garoppolo’s hacked Instagram post amid trade rumors. The latest spark of fan excitement by way of social media comes from New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler...
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Michael Bisping blasts 'coward' Vitor Belfort in vulgar rant

Michael Bisping just can’t stand Vitor Belfort.Belfort, who’s lost his last three fights via TKO, has only one fight remaining on his UFC contract and then plans to retire from mixed martial arts. For his farewell bout, Belfort would like to fight in his native Brazil, where UFC 212 is scheduled to take place June 3, and The Phenom’s suggestion for his final opponent sure rubbed...
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Conor McGregor has punishment for epic UFC 202 press conference changed

Conor McGregor’s penalty for his involvement in that epic pre-UFC 202 press conference with Nate Diaz just got a bit lighter.McGregor’s original punishment — a $150,000 fine and 50 hours of community service — has been decreased to a $25,000 fine and 25 hours of community service after “The Notorious” came to a settlement with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, according...
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Watch LaVar Ball Take On Michael Jordan In This Simulated 1-On-1 Game

Chances are you know who LaVar Ball is by now. Ball, father of UCLA star point guard Lonzo Ball, has continued to grab headlines with his outrageous soundbites and exceedingly confident predictions for his children’s basketball careers. While Ball is typically hyping up his kids, he’s also boasted about his on-court abilities back in his younger days. Apparently his game was...
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P1’s Reign As Most Powerful McLaren Road Car Will Be Short-Lived

The McLaren P1 is one of the all-time great hypercars, but it’s successor apparently will be even more mindblowing. McLaren announced Wednesday its three-seater ‘Hyper GT’ will be the most powerful, and most aerodynamic road car it’s ever built. The P1, for perspective, had a total power output of 904 horsepower. Codenamed BP23, the car also will use a hybrid powertrain...
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Warriors Optimistic That Kevin Durant Will Return Before End Of Season

Golden State Warriors superstar forward Kevin Durant has missed the last 11 games due to a sprained MCL and bone bruise that he suffered against the Washington Wizards on Feb. 28. After the injury, the Warriors said that Durant would be out indefinitely and would be reevaluated in a month. But, according to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein and Chris Haynes, citing league sources...
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Duke’s Jayson Tatum Leaving Blue Devils, Declares For 2017 NBA Draft

The inevitable now is official — Jayson Tatum is headed to the NBA. After only one season with the Duke Blue Devils, the small forward has decided to enter the 2017 NBA Draft. pic.twitter.com/kFl5BCQcRL — Duke Basketball (@DukeMBB) March 22, 2017 “I absolutely loved coaching Jayson Tatum,” Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said in the tweet. “His skill set and work ethic will...
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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Schedule: Dates, Times For March 2017 Soccer Games

International soccer will wrest the spotlight away from the club game this month, as qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup resumes around the world. Teams from the Oceania, Asia, Europe, South America and North and Central America and Caribbean regions will take the field with hopes of advancing their claim to a spot at next year’s tournament in Russia. The March 2017 slate qualifiers...
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