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  • Mexican League pitcher flips off batter before striking him out

    Over the past few seasons, a debate has raged within baseball over how much players should be allowed to celebrate big moments. One side believes an excessive bat flip or fist pump warrants a 98 mph fastball to the ribs. The other side thinks big moment warrant big celebrations. Baseball is a game,…

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  • Katie Ledecky explains why she is passing up an estimated $5 million per year in endorsements

    What is Katie Ledecky’s net worth? The swimmer could have a whole lot more — about $5 million per year in endorsements. Katie Ledecky proved to be one of the biggest stars of the 2016 Rio Olympics with her dominance in the pool.

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  • Lane Johnson says he'll sue supplement company over suspension

    Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson first complained about the NFLPA’s lack of supplement testing after his positive test triggered a 10-game suspension. Now he says he’ll sue the supplement company that he says sold him the amino acids that led to the positive test. Johnson had $25…

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    Lowe's Renovates Boys & Girls Clubs Across the Nation

    One Boys & Girls Club in every state will get a $50,000 grant to make improvement.

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  • Nate Diaz could face suspension for vaping cannabis after Conor McGregor fight

    Nate Diaz was seen casually vaping on the dais when speaking to the media following his Saturday night loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 202. Little did he know that it may get him into some hot water with USADA. “It’s CBD,” Diaz said.

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  • Greg Cosell's QB Study: Who is the Broncos' best option?

    You can’t analyze the Denver Broncos’ quarterback situation without first considering how they want to play. In order for the Broncos to win, certainly early in the season, they have to play a certain way. Ideally, they want to stay on schedule and in manageable down-and-distance situations, using…

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  • Yoenis Cespedes says he won't opt out of Mets contract

    The New York Mets somehow finding a way to bring back outfielder Yoenis Cespedes this past winter was one of the biggest stories of the offseason. After singlehandedly taking the Mets to the playoffs with a spectacular second half, it was assumed Cespedes’ price range on the market would exceed…

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    Thu, 25 Aug
    7:15 PM EDT
    NY Mets at St. Louis
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  • Rory McIlroy Says 'Nice to be Proven Wrong' About Olympic Golf

    (c) 2016 Time Inc. Should the FedEx Cup Playoffs Format Be Tweaked? The GOLF LIVE team discusses the current system for the Fed Ex Cup playoffs. Should it be changed?Rory McIlroy was among the golfers who decided not to compete in the Olympics, and the Northern Irishman made his views on the…

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  • Gamblers Once Threatened To Kill Jamal Crawford After A Dice Game At Michael Jordan's Restaurant

    Jamal Crawford is one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet, superstar athlete or otherwise. In his fantastic profile of Crawford at The Undefeated, Mike Wise details a particularly troubling incident early his career with the Chicago Bulls. Citing unnamed sources who spoke on condition of…

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  • Antonio Cromartie's new contract 'did not save him from an arrest,' his rep says

    He "refused to pay support because he thought the mother of his child would not use the support appropriately," the new Colts CB's rep says.

    Sporting News
  • Hugh Freeze made up his own hypothetical funeral to help motivate team

    Hugh Freeze has thought through what he wants his funeral to be like (Getty). Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze had an, um, interesting way to get his team motivated for the 2016 season. Freeze said Monday that he staged a mock funeral for himself as a way of getting his team to recognize how to work for…

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  • Fantasy Finds: Five guys ripe for a rebound

    Can Melvin Gordon go from fantasy bust to fantasy beast in 2016? Fantasy football is a game won week-to-week, not year-to-year. Last year Doug Martin, Brandon Marshall, and Tyler Eifert all proved to be winning bounce-back commodities.

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  • Earthquake in Italy leaves at least 120 dead

    The tragedy took place in central Italy overnight

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  • Reports: Ryan Lochte set to join 'Dancing With the Stars'

    Embattled swimmer Ryan Lochte is joining the next season of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” according to multiple reports. Sources told ESPN and USA TODAY Sports that producers for the ABC show reached out to the 12-time Olympic medalist before this summer’s Games. There, Lochte came under fire…

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  • Gentleman Bryce Harper assists Katie Ledecky with Olympic medals

    Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky proved she’s more than a one-sport star on Wednesday night at Nationals Park. Ledecky, who won four gold medals and one silver at the Rio Olympics, fired a perfect strike for the ceremonial first pitch before Washington’s game against the rival Baltimore Orioles.…

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    Thu, 25 Aug
    7:05 PM EDT
    Baltimore at Washington
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  • Jay Bouwmeester replaces Duncan Keith on Canada's World Cup roster

    St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester will replace Chicago Blackhawks blueliner Duncan Keith on Team Canada’s World Cup of Hockey roster. The Blackhawks released a statement from team physician Michael Terry saying that Keith was still rehabbing a knee injury and the tournament could make him…

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