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Early-season struggles suggest teams were wise to ignore top pitching FAs

Monday  23:41,   21 may 2018
thescore

When the 2018 Major League Baseball season got underway, the front offices of the Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs, and Philadelphia Phillies were beaming. Each club was responsible for acquiring one of the four most sought-after[...]

Wise wins tournament, still gets friendzoned on national TV

Monday  23:07,   21 may 2018
12up

As they say, when these sort of things happen, we must respectfully provide a moment of silence for our fallen brethren. The friend zone can be a ​tough area for guys to climb out of. Even pro golfer Aaron Wise, who won his first [...]

Harbaugh taking Wolverines to South Africa next year

Monday  22:25,   21 may 2018
yardbarker

First, it was Italy. This year, it was France. And in 2019, the Michigan football program will be heading all the way to South Africa.First, it was Italy. This year, it was France. And in 2019, the Michigan football program will be heading all the[...]

Wickens' crash adds to tough weekend for Schmidt team

Monday  22:16,   21 may 2018
ap.org

Rookie Robert Wickens has crashed during practice for the Indianapolis 500, another big blow to the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team. The Canadian driver hit the outside wall Monday coming out of the second turn on Indy's 2.5-mile oval. He hit the[...]

Sampaoli: Messi physically, mentally ready for World Cup

Monday  21:51,   21 may 2018
msn

The Barcelona star goes into the World Cup as the La Liga top scorer and Golden Shoe winner, while team-mate Aguero is returning to full fitnessLa Albiceleste are set to face Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria in Group D at the finals in Russia, as they[...]

Russia's doping capital gears up for World Cup

Monday  21:46,   21 may 2018
ap.org

Russia is trying to wipe its sports reputation clean by hosting the World Cup after years of doping scandals. In the host city of Saransk, a training center notorious for doping abuses and tainted medals will now be the home of Panama’s soccer[...]

Report: Knicks have 'the hots for Trae Young

Monday  21:35,   21 may 2018
yardbarker

Do the New York Knicks already have their minds on one of the NBA Draft’s top prospects? According to Kevin O’Connor of the Ringer, the Knicks have “the hots” for Oklahoma guard Trae Young, who they would likely use as the primary ballhandler paired [...]

Carol Mann, World Golf Hall of Fame member, dies

Monday  19:50,   21 may 2018
golfdigest

Carol Mann, a World Golf Hall of Fame member and extraordinary ambassador of golf, has diedA World Golf Hall of Fame member, Mann won 38 LPGA tournaments, including two major championships — the Women’s Western Open in 1964 and the U.S. Women’s Open [...]

As OTAs arrive, NFL flunks test with word 'voluntary'

Monday  19:32,   21 may 2018
sportingnews

The NFL dictionary has already claimed more than one player, and it's only May. The pressure to attend voluntary sessions is still strong.The NFL’s OTA season is here. It's always a good time to review the definitions of "voluntary" and[...]

Report: Buffon in advanced negotiations over PSG move

Monday  18:55,   21 may 2018
thescore

Paris Saint-Germain's reported chase for Gianluigi Buffon may be nearing a resolution. According to Fabrizio Romano and Sachin Nakrani of The Guardian, the Ligue 1 champions are reportedly in advanced talks with the iconic goalkeeper over a[...]

Goodell: Congress should enact uniform gambling standards for states

Monday  18:30,   21 may 2018
nbcsports

Last week’s Supreme Court decision opening the door for states to sanction sports betting has been met with much speculation.The NFL’s initial response was to ask Congress for “a core regulatory framework” that would govern legalized betting on[...]

Report: Gronkowski’s contract 'still an issue'

Monday  18:16,   21 may 2018
yardbarker

The New England Patriots were without their two most important offensive players when organized team activities got underway on Monday.Both Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski were absent from the voluntary workouts, with the former seeming more likely to[...]

Report: Donald will not attend OTAs, wants new contract

Monday  17:36,   21 may 2018
yardbarker

The Los Angeles Rams have built a star-studded defense, but All-Pro tackle Aaron Donald is still looking for the payday he deserves. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Donald has informed the Rams he will not attend Organized Team[...]

Spain leaves Chelsea trio off World Cup roster

Monday  15:30,   21 may 2018
nbcsports

Also omitted were Napoli's Jose Callejoin and Arsenal's Hector Bellerin.Also omitted were Napoli’s Jose Callejoin and Arsenal’s Hector[...]

13-year-old LeBron James Jr. came stunningly close to throwing down his first dunk

Monday  11:36,   21 may 2018
ftw.usatoday

It's only a matter of time.And while most 13-year-old kids cannot dunk, it's only a matter of time until LeBron Jr. throws down his first dunk on a 10-foot goal. He's already coming awfully[...]