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Dodgers call up top prospect Cody Bellinger to help outfield

Dodgers call up top prospect Cody Bellinger to help outfield The decision to bring up Bellinger is an easy one as he's faring very well in the minors with a.338/.419/.631 line and five home runs to go along with his 15 RBI in 65 at-bats at Triple-A. While inexperienced at those positions , Bellinger is a good enough athlete to perform adequately in the outfield, although first base projects to be his best position long-term. [Full Article...]

Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy Marlins

Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy Marlins Derek Jeter's always been a victor. The report went on to say that the Jeter-Bush group is now "running around looking to raise money" and that the price for the Marlins "has already dropped by $400 million over just the past few months". [Full Article...]

Paul George and Lakers are NBA's worst-kept secret

Replace Ellis with a spot-up shooter in CJ Miles and that number was a solid +7.7. However, speculations point to a possible Damian Lillard move to the Indiana Pacers by the offseason. "There's going to be times because LeBron is such a great passer and such a willing passer, when that ball's there", Williams said. PAUL GEORGE: [ takes out phone ] Sure. [Full Article...]

Celtic tops Rangers 2-0, into Scottish Cup final vs Aberdeen

McGregor would not reveal the exact amount of times he had watched a re-run of the goal , but admitted it has been a "fair few". In an opening period that brought forth just one goal but utterly hit the wind out of Rangers, Celtic's hunger and drive was evident from the first whistle. [Full Article...]

Petr Cech says Arsenal have proven theyaren't chokers

Manchester City have been handed a double injury boost as their star duo of David Silva and Sergio Aguero are expected to be fit in time to face Manchester United in the derby clash at the Etihad on 27 April. "Our target is to finish as high as possible". All the games away against Premier League teams. "If we have to talk about referees, people are going to say "we complain" but when we see t... [Full Article...]

Sharapova back in business, like it or not

Sharapova back in business, like it or not Roland Garros organisers will be wrestling with the moral conundrum surrounding a wildcard - or free entry into the French Open - given that Sharapova is the biggest draw card in women's tennis right now, and arguably much needed given the absence of Serena Williams who earlier this week announced her pregnancy . [Full Article...]

Manchester United's support for Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo received... mixed reviews

Manchester United's support for Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo received... mixed reviews I am not anxious about the impact not having them will have on the team in terms of results and ambitions". If they're safe-thinking and surrounded by people with the same mentality as they have, they will be more cautious and it would be more time. [Full Article...]

Dustin Pedroia: Dustin Pedroia (knee/ankle) to undergo MRI

The injuries occurred when he was spiked by Manny Machado on Friday night. "I would say when you're facing one of the best hitters in the major leagues, you've got to try to get him a little uncomfortable in the box", Barnes said. After Bundy yielded a leadoff single in the eighth, Donnie Hart walked pinch-hitter Chris Young before getting two straight outs. As it turned out, it was incredibly ... [Full Article...]

Oilers blank Sharks again, grab series lead

It took just 15 seconds for the Sharks to break their 120-minute scoring drought, and the rout was on from there. Edmonton was able to kill off the abbreviated two man advantage, but shortly after Kassian's penalty expired the Sharks started teeing off on Talbot. [Full Article...]

Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to sister's funeral

Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to sister's funeral This is a team that expected to be riding a big wave of momentum. The No. 1 seeded Boston Celtics had their hearts broken by the Chicago Bulls at the start of the NBA Playoffs. Toronto led by one going into the fourth quarter, when the scored 11 straight points to stretch the lead to 12. And I think he knows that and I know the same about him. [Full Article...]

Schwarber, Cubs rally past Brewers to snap 4-game skid

Schwarber, Cubs rally past Brewers to snap 4-game skid Athletics 9, Rangers 1 • Khris Davis hit his seventh homer of the season to key Oakland's romp at home. Milwaukee increased its homer total to 25 through 14 games, breaking a tie with the New York Mets for the major league lead. Reliever Neftali Feliz , the fifth Milwaukee pitcher, allowed two baserunners in the ninth but escaped without allowing a run to earn his fifth save. [Full Article...]

Arsenal end away skid with 2-1 triumph over Middlesbrough

Arsenal end away skid with 2-1 triumph over Middlesbrough And the decision was all about boosting confidence, Wenger admitted, as he saw his side move up to sixth, seven points off but with a game in hand over fourth-placed Man City. One of the many criticisms of the Arsenal team over the last few years has been the perceived lack of leaders on the pitch and afterwards on NBC former Gunner Lee Dixon asked Wenger to tell him who the leaders were in th... [Full Article...]

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Launches USAFacts

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Launches USAFacts When Ballmer retired from Microsoft in 2014, he initially rejected becoming a philanthropist, believing that the taxes he paid were good enough. He says he created USAFacts because he was frustrated he couldn't find a single source that combined all the relevant local, state and federal numbers. [Full Article...]

Durant shines in Warriors playoff debut in Game 1 win

But he was part of a 135-90 debacle on December 17 here — the Warriors' largest margin of victory in the rivalry — that prompted coach Terry Stotts to say afterward, "It's embarrassing to get beat by 45". Game two of the series, a rematch of a Western Conference semifinal last season, is on Wednesday. "Coach Kerr said to me the defensive intensity of this lineup could change the game for us", Gr... [Full Article...]

Bryce Harper's walk-off home run gets TOPPS NOW treatment

Bryce Harper's walk-off home run gets TOPPS NOW treatment It was the second homer of the game for Harper, who had five RBIs and lifted his average to.333. Baker and the Nationals are not alone in their early season wrestling match with bullpen inconsistency. But he was able to come back when he needed to, and when he got behind in the count he made some big pitches. Keep in mind the only borderline playoff team that the Nationals have played this y... [Full Article...]

Isco brace against Sporting Gijon keeps Real Madrid on top

I'm anxious about it because I don't like to see players out injured and all the more so during the run-in. Zidane spoke at press conference after the important victory Real Madrid achieved against Sporting Gijón in the31st week of the regular season. [Full Article...]

Heart of Gold: Reuland's Gift to Carew

Heart of Gold: Reuland's Gift to Carew Reuland played for the New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens. Last fall, blood thinners he took as part of his LVAD protocol led to bleeding in his brain, making it more urgent for him to get a new heart. The only details the Carew family received before the transplant were that the donor was "male, late 20s, local, exceptionally healthy". After the funeral, Mary started her own research. [Full Article...]

Vettel fastest in 1st session at Bahrain GP; Hamilton 10th

Vettel fastest in 1st session at Bahrain GP; Hamilton 10th Sebastian Vettel again set the pace as three different teams were separated by just 0.066s in the second practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Hamilton came across the Hulkenberg at Turn 10 and ran wide outbraking himself to avoid the Renault, gesturing at the German before saying on team radio: "These drivers are so unsafe, man". [Full Article...]

Blazers win in 6 or 7 games? Lillard says 6

Blazers win in 6 or 7 games? Lillard says 6 As Damian Lillard echoed , the Blazers will be swinging for the fences when they hit the floor for their first-round playoff matchup. To be fair, anyone in Lillard's shoes should be confident if his team is going into the playoffs, even if the opponent is the best team in the National Basketball Association. [Full Article...]

Guardiola scared by Dortmund bomb attacks

Guardiola scared by Dortmund bomb attacks However, "so far the investigation has turned up no evidence that the suspect participated in the attack", they said in a statement . "The goal of the unit was to prepare kidnappings, abductions, extortion and killings", the prosecutors said. [Full Article...]


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