BASEBALL

Dear 1987, you’re not going to believe what has happened to baseball – ESPN »

7:30 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Say you had a time machine. Say you set it to 1987. Say you met a baseball fan from…

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Yankees’ New Look Isn’t Lost on Their Fresh Faces – New York Times »

The regular catcher is Gary Sanchez, who is 24. The 22-year-old Clint Frazier — acquired for Miller — is quickly becoming a fixture in left field. Aaron Judge, 25, has…

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FOOTBALL

Familiar names will be seen all over college football in 2017 – ESPN »

9:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment As it happens, Miami football players Scott Patchan and…

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John Urschel made a smart decision to quit football, but the players he’s leaving behind aren’t stupid – Washington Post »

John Urschel, teaching a STEM class in Dundalk, is done with football. (Steve Ruark/AP Images for Texas Instruments) John Urschel…

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What that study about the decline in football viewership actually says – Washington Post »

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, center, kneels with Eli Harold, left, and Eric Reid during the singing of the…

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Fantasy football 2017: Must-have fantasy players at RB, WR, TE and QB – Washington Post »

Stefon Diggs could have your fantasy team roaring into the playoffs. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images) In fantasy drafts, you never know…

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BOXING

Patrick Dempsey is getting boxing lessons from a Portland firefighter … – Press Herald »

Patrick Dempsey, the Maine-born actor known for playing the hunky TV doctor “McDreamy,” is learning to throw a punch thanks to a Portland firefighter. Dempsey, known for his staring role on the ABC drama “Grey’s Anatomy,” has been honing his boxing skills since June with…

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‘Privileged’ Justin Trudeau accused of colonialist attitude over boxing match – The Guardian »

In one corner stood Canada’s youngest senator, heavily tattooed and armed with a black belt in karate. In the other stood a lanky Justin Trudeau, the underdog whom bookies were giving 3-1 odds against. That 2012 boxing match marked a pivotal moment in Trudeau’s political…

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‘Privileged’ Justin Trudeau accused of colonialist attitude over boxing match – The Guardian »

In one corner stood Canada’s youngest senator, heavily tattooed and armed with a black belt in karate. In the other stood a lanky Justin Trudeau, the underdog whom bookies were giving 3-1 odds against. That 2012 boxing match marked a pivotal moment in Trudeau’s political…

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Boxing Champ Floyd Mayweather Just Promoted an ICO on Instagram – CoinDesk »

He’s one of the world’s greatest boxers by most standards – and he just took to social media to promote an upcoming initial coin offering (ICO). Floyd Mayweather, Jr., who earned a number of boxing records in his years on the professional circuit, is set to…

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BOXING: Moreno Valley’s Garcia won’t get style points from NY judges – Press-Enterprise »

Mikey Garcia doesn’t rate the mantle of fame of a Kobe Bryant or even a Cody Bellinger among casual sports fans, but among boxing fans and experts worldwide, the Moreno Valley prizefighter ranks among the very best. Will his sterling abilities be enough to win…

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‘Original Beat Down’ boxing event July 28 at the Original | Local … – Montana Standard »

A tradition at Evel Knievel Days is the Friday Night at the Fights event. This year, it starts at 7 p.m. Friday, July 28, at the Original mineyard venue. Admission is free. ‘Original Beat Down’ boxing event July 28 at the Original | Local ……

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CRICKET

Clare Connor says cricket must seize initiative after World Cup success – The Guardian »

In the afterglow of the World Cup triumph the England and Wales Cricket Board director of women’s cricket has called on the sport to seize…

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David Warner criticises Cricket Australia’s handling of pay dispute – The Guardian »

David Warner took a dim view of the latest developments in Australia’s pay dispute, posting a message on his Instagram account accompanying a picture of…

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Full cricket score, England vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 1, Oval: ENG 171/4 at stumps – Hindustan Times »

Alastair Cook was 82 not out and Ben Stokes 21 not out on a day where rain meant only 59 of a scheduled 90 overs…

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Cricket is on the verge of making its application for Olympic inclusion – The Guardian »

For all that the Olympic Games has become a byword for corruption and greed, it is challenged by only the football World Cup in terms…

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BASKETBALL Jared Dudley Blasts AAU Basketball After Watching LaMelo Ball, Zion Williamson – Bleacher Report

Jared Dudley Blasts AAU Basketball After Watching LaMelo Ball, Zion Williamson – Bleacher Report

Rick Scuteri/Associated Press Phoenix Suns forward Jared Dudley spoke out against AAU basketball after watching the Adidas Uprising Summer Championships game between LaMelo Ball’s Big Ballers and Zion Williamson’s SC Supreme on Wednesday night. On Twitter, Dudley…

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GOLF

A 9000-yard course would be nuts, but it’s also fast becoming a necessity – Golf.com

Over the last month, golf’s ruling bodies—the United States Golf Association and the Royal & Ancient—have conducted their most important championships, offering a referendum on their stewardship of the professional game. At the U.S. Open, Justin…

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HOCKEY I don’t miss covering hockey games | Bob Shryock – NJ.com

I don’t miss covering hockey games | Bob Shryock – NJ.com

When I toiled as a young sportswriter for the Binghamton, N.Y. Evening Press in the early 1960s, I had an oddball beat consisting of amateur golf, bowling and ice hockey. I didn’t consider golf an “oddball”…

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NFL NFL-NIH research partnership set to end with $16M unspent – ESPN

NFL-NIH research partnership set to end with $16M unspent – ESPN

8:37 AM ET Close ESPN Staff Writer Investigative reporter for ESPN’s Enterprise and Investigative Unit since 2007 Co-author of New York Times best-selling books “League of Denial” and “Game of Shadows” Co-winner, 2004 George Polk Award…

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RACING Punters left bemused as ‘wrong horse’ wins Great Yarmouth race at odds of 50/1 – Telegraph.co.uk

Punters left bemused as ‘wrong horse’ wins Great Yarmouth race at odds of 50/1 – Telegraph.co.uk

There was an unprecedented case of mistaken identity at Yarmouth on Thursday when the winner of the opening two-year-old contest turned out to be a three-year-old which was due to run in a later race on…

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TENNIS Retired tennis star’s father pleads not guilty to molesting girls – The Japan Times

Retired tennis star’s father pleads not guilty to molesting girls – The Japan Times

VISTA, CALIFORNIA – The father of retired tennis star Mark Philippoussis pleaded not guilty Thursday to molesting two 9-year-old girls while he was a private tennis instructor in California. Nikolaos Philippoussis, 68, entered pleas Wednesday to…

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VOLLEYBALL Pittsfield: Volleyball program offered for children – Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Pittsfield: Volleyball program offered for children – Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

The city’s Department of Community Development Recreation Program has announced the return of Dig This! Volleyball for children ages 6 to 10 who reside in Pittsfield. The city and Advance Volleyball Academy have teamed up for…

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CYCLING

Detroit Athletic Club to host inaugural Detroit Cycling Championship – Crain’s Detroit Business

More than 300 amateur and professional bicyclists are expected to race in downtown Detroit for the inaugural Detroit Cycling Championship, hosted by the Detroit Athletic Club on Sept. 9, where $45,000 in cash prizes are at…

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