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Jake Peavy Tagged With Loss To Dodgers In Eventful Giants Debut

SAN FRANCISCO — Coming off consecutive series losses at St. Louis and Pittsburgh, the Los Angeles Dodgers needed some sort of spark as August approaches. They found it in the ballpark of their biggest rival, and left the Bay Area in first place following an emphatic three-game swing. Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu’s third straight victory, and division...
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Redskins fan getting tattoos of all starters' signatures

A Washington Redskins fan wants to take fandom to new heights. Charlie White wants to get autographs of all 22 Redskins starters and then later have the autographs tattooed all over his arms. It doesn’t matter whether they’re franchise guys like Robert Griffin III or players who may not even be on the team next year, White wants their signatures permanently on his arms. He...
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Red Sox Notes: David Ortiz ‘Almost In Jamaica’ After Powerful Road Trip

The Boston Red Sox set out on their seven-game road trip Monday riding high. They’ll return home a week later with an eye toward 2015 as the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline nears. The Red Sox, who began their road trip with a 14-1 beatdown of the Toronto Blue Jays, wrapped up their excursion Sunday with a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. The middle...
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Liverpool Signs Dejan Lovren, Spends $34 Million To Reinforce Defense

Dejan Lovren is coming to Liverpool FC to solve problems, and that’s what he’s good at. Lovren joined Liverpool FC on Sunday, completing a long-rumored £20 million ($34 million) transfer from Southampton. The Croatian center back will fly to the United States and join his new team early this week. “It’s a dream come true,” Lovren told LiverpoolFC.com “I’m happy and...
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David Ortiz: Chris Archer Is ‘Not The Right Guy’ To Be Talking

Chris Archer didn’t have kind things to say about David Ortiz after he flipped his bat and took his time when he hit a massive three-run homer in the Boston Red Sox 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. “He feels like he’s bigger than the game,” Archer said. Big Papi had a big response for the Rays pitcher, and it will definitely add fuel to the fire that is the Red...
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Tampa Bay Rays Look To Continue Nine-Game Winning Streak Sunday (Video)

The Tampa Bay Rays are starting to get hot, and it couldn’t come at a better time. The Rays are in the midst of a nine-game winning streak, and have gotten back into the race in the AL East, trailing the first-place Baltimore Orioles by only 6.5 games. Joe Maddon’s club has only given up 12 runs in the last seven games, in large part because of the efforts from starter David...
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Jaguars Unveil World’s Largest Scoreboards At EverBank Field (Video)

The last time the Jacksonville Jaguars had a season over .500 was in 2007, but that’s not stopping them from spending some cash on stadium renovations. The Jaguars unveiled two brand-new gigantic scoreboards as part of their $63 million renovations on Saturday night at EverBank Field. Both scoreboards, designed by Daktronics, measure at 60 feet high by 362 feet wide, the largest...
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Allen Webster Flashes Potential, Old Habits In Red Sox’s Win Over Rays

Allen Webster showed flashes of his potential Sunday. He also fell into some old habits that he has managed to minimize for most of this season at Triple-A Pawtucket. Webster, who was called up to start the series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, guided the Boston Red Sox to a 3-2 win, snapping the club’s five-game losing streak. The right-hander threw more...
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WATCH: Frank Thomas gives emotional HOF induction speech

There are few things more powerful than raw emotion exuded by an athlete thanking a parent after accomplishing something incredible. We saw Kevin Durant getting choked up when he thanked his mother after receiving his NBA MVP award earlier this year. And on Sunday, it was Frank Thomas who had trouble getting through his Hall of Fame induction speech as he fought through tears to...
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10 Players Ejected In Triple-A Brawl Between Albuquerque, Reno (Video)

The Albuquerque Isotopes, Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, got into a nasty brawl on Saturday night. The brawl, as you may have imagined, started the same way that many do. A pitch got away from an Aces’ pitcher, which didn’t make Isotopes’ infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena very happy. Arruebarrena...
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P.K. Subban Drinks From Stanley Cup With Comedian Seth Rogen (Video)

P.K. Subban may have upset the hockey gods. One of the most important unwritten rules in hockey is to not touch the Stanley Cup until you win it. The Montreal Canadiens defenseman took it a step further and drank from it with Seth Rogen during the comedian’s “Hilarity for Charity” gala in Montreal which helped raise awareness for Alzheimer’s. Let’s be fair, though. Subban...
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Jon Lester Unlikely To Sign Extension With New Team If Traded By Red Sox

Jon Lester’s stance isn’t changing. The left-hander wants to be with the Boston Red Sox in 2015. Lester, who said Friday that he’d be open to re-signing with Boston over the offseason even if the Red Sox traded him before Thursday’s Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline, reiterated the notion Sunday. Lester even took things a step further, telling WEEI.com.com...
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James Rodriguez, 14-Month-Old Daughter Do Colombia’s Goal Dance (Video)

Life is pretty good for James Rodriguez these days. After leading Colombia on an impressive quarterfinal run during the 2014 FIFA World Cup and winning the Golden Boot, he internationally made a name for himself and landed a big contract with Real Madrid. With life treating him so well, Rodriguez decided to bring back Colombia’s famous goal dance that he performed after a goal...
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Rays’ Chris Archer: David Ortiz ‘Feels Like He’s Bigger Than The Game’

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz lost another fan within the Tampa Bay Rays’ starting rotation. Ortiz launched a three-run homer Sunday in the Red Sox’s 3-2 win over the Rays at Tropicana Field. The nine-time All-Star capped his blast with an emphatic bat flip and a slow trot around the bases, which drew the ire of Rays starter Chris Archer, who said he now understands why...
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Air Force Mother Reunites With Son On Field At Phillies Game (Video)

For a young Philadelphia Phillies fan, it must feel really awesome to be dancing with the Phillie Phanatic on the field during a game. As cool as that is, it’s even more amazing when your mother serving overseas in the Air Force surprises you on the field while you’re dancing with the famous mascot. That’s exactly what happened to a boy on Sunday at Citizens Bank Ballpark during...
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Evan Turner’s Agent: Larry Bird Told Me Turner Could Average 17, 6 And 5

When the Indiana Pacers made a deal to acquire Evan Turner at the NBA’s trade deadline last season, many thought the trade could be a difference maker in the Eastern Conference. Turner, a 25-year-old small forward, didn’t exactly light the world on fire with Indiana, averaging just 7.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game in 27 games. Still, Pacers president Larry Bird...
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Red Sox’s Andrew Miller Unfazed By ‘Impossible To Avoid’ Trade Rumors

Boston Red Sox reliever Andrew Miller is well-aware that rumors will continue to fly before Thursday’s Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. The trade chatter simply isn’t a priority for the left-hander. Miller is drawing interest from other clubs, according to various reports, and could fetch the Red Sox a considerable return if Boston looks to deal the 29-year-old...
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Eagles’ RB LeSean McCoy, LB Trent Cole Get Into Training Camp Fight

The first fight of NFL training camps happened on Sunday afternoon, when Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy and linebacker Trent Cole had to be separated following a fight that had both players on the ground at Lincoln Financial Field. McCoy was turning the corner on one of his routes when Cole gave him “a little extra push,” according to NJ.com. “The whole camp...
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Felix Doubront Open To Trade: ‘Hard To Be Happy’ In Red Sox’s Bullpen

Felix Doubront and the Boston Red Sox appear to be at a crossroads. Doubront, who has expressed displeasure with his current role several times, reiterated Sunday that he’s unhappy pitching out of the Red Sox’s bullpen. The left-hander even is open to a trade if it means becoming a starter again. “If something happens, it’s going to happen because it’s going to be the best...
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New York Jets’ Dee Milliner Says He’s Best Cornerback In NFL

Richard Sherman apparently isn’t the only one who thinks he’s the best corner in the game. New York Jets corner Dee Milliner didn’t shy away when he told the New York Daily News that he’s the best cornerback in the NFL. “The best corner in the league? Me,” Milliner said. “I ain’t gonna say that somebody else is better than me.” While Sherman, Darrelle Revis and...
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Jackie Bradley Jr. Makes Great Running Catch In Red Sox’s Win (Video)

Jackie Bradley Jr. making a great catch is pretty much a daily occurrence. Bradley robbed Evan Longoria of an extra-base hit Saturday in the sixth inning of the Boston Red Sox’s 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. The 24-year-old outfielder again showed tremendous range while tracking down a fly ball to deep left-center field. Bradley said after the game that playing...
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Vote: Which Patriots Running Back Should Get The Majority Of The Carries This Season?

The New England Patriots should have plenty of depth at running back during the 2014 NFL season, but they don’t have a legitimate No. 1 back to take the majority of the carries. Following the offseason departure of Legarrette Blount, several players could receive 50 or more carries. The guy at the top of the depth chart is Stevan Ridley, who led the team with 773 rushing yards...
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David Ortiz Crushes Three-Run Homer, Gives Awesome Bat Flip (Video)

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz crushed a three-run homer in the third inning of Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays, his 25th blast of the 2014 season. Your browser does not support iframes. Before beginning his trip around the bases, Ortiz looked at his dugout and gave an epic bat flip. It’s the kind of swagger only Big Papi could display after a huge home run. Thanks...
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Report: Derick Brassard, Rangers Agree To Five-Year, $25 Million Contract

Derick Brassard is staying with the New York Rangers as both sides have avoided arbitration by coming to terms on a five-year contract worth $25 million, per Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet. One note: Brassard deal not yet signed, but tomorrow's arbitration hearing is cancelled— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 27, 2014 The 26-year-old primarily played a second-line center...
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Reports: Red Sox Reliever Andrew Miller Drawing Interest On Trade Market

Trade speculation surrounding Boston Red Sox reliever Andrew Miller is gaining steam. The Red Sox are willing to move Miller, according to multiple reports. The Atlanta Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates reportedly are among the teams keeping tabs on the left-hander with Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline fast approaching. Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review...
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