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Continuing the theme of Fantasy relevant Spring battles, going division by division we’re heading from the AL East over to the AL Central. Don’t get too excited about the possibility of snagging a star for a bargain price. (read more)


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Jan Ross, the wife of legendary wrestling announcer Jim Ross, died on Wednesday night after suffering injuries related to a Vespa crash.Ross announced the heartbreaking news on his Twitter account. (read more)

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The United States has reached the final of the World Baseball Classic, which is reason enough for American baseball fans to celebrate. But comments like what Ian Kinsler had to say is rubbing some the wrong way. (read more)

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The NFL distraction playbook

23-3-2017 6:30 PM | yardbarker | 7 similar news

This week spelled the end of the strangest NFL mystery in recent memory, the whereabouts of Tom Brady’s stolen Super Bowl jersey. In fact, the resolution only made the controversy more bizarre in retrospect. (read more)

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What’s Peyton Manning going to do next? The answer isn’t clear, but according to him, it won’t be politics.Manning was the keynote speaker at the Adobe Summit 2017 in Las Vegas on Wednesday, and in his remarks, he said he had no interest in entering politics amid rumors that he might run for a Senate seat in Tennessee. (read more)

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The Ravens have themselves and new safety, and it appears a popular video game played a part in the team landing one of its newest players.After spending the first four seasons of his NFL career with the Cardinals, Tony Jefferson recently signed a four-year deal with Baltimore worth over $30 million. (read more)

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Athletes dedicate their lives to playing their respective sport, but sometimes there are more important issues than the game.That was the case Wednesday for Jason Day, who withdrew from the Dell Technologies Match Play after just six holes to be with his ill mother as she is set to undergo surgery. (read more)

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Triggs impressive as he battles for spot

23-3-2017 3:21 AM | yardbarker | 1 similar news

There is only so much to glean from pitchers' outings in the early going of spring. The evaluation process hurries along, though, when their workloads are increased, and there was plenty to draw from A's rotation candidate Andrew Triggs' latest outing Wednesday. (read more)

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When it comes to measuring top players, offensive numbers seem to be the go-to statistics, but that’s just not fair. We often forget that an individual can still be a star for his team by dominating on the other side of the ball. (read more)

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Fortune magazine named Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein the World’s Greatest Leader in its annual list, and the man himself had a rather incredulous response.Epstein finished ahead of the likes of Pope Francis in landing the honor, but he made it quite clear that he felt extremely undeserving. (read more)

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Paul Millsap could make a guaranteed $21 million next season, but he has his eyes on a much bigger prize.Millsap is expected to opt out of his contract with the Atlanta Hawks to become a free agent, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. (read more)

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The NBA has decided to suspend Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka and Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez each one game without pay for their roles in the fight during Tuesday night’s game, according to ESPN and media reports.Raptors assistant coach Jamaal Magloire was fined $15,000 for shoving Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic. (read more)

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Matt Barnes will likely forever be linked with Derek Fisher after their infamous 2015 confrontation, but the veteran swingman has gotten to the point where he would very much like to be excluded from this narrative.In a recent interview with Nubyjas Wilborn of Sporting News, Barnes said he was tired of being taunted by opposing crowds with chants of Fisher’s name. (read more)

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Adam Sandler is making a new movie in which Adam Sandler plays an Adam Sandler character. At this point in time, isn’t that the only description you really need for an Adam Sandler film? Regardless, Sandler has to go out and do some promoting for his latest Netflix film, titled Sandy Wexler, and his latest PR push took him to the NASCAR track to mingle in-character with some of NASCAR’s finest dri (read more)

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As CBS’ Jon Rothstein puts it, “This is March.” It's glorious month filled with brackets busted by glass slippers and players plucked from obscurity by buzzer-beating buckets. (read more)

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Jan Ross, the wife of WWE announcing legend Jim Ross, is fighting for her life in an Oklahoma hospital after she was involved in a serious scooter accident Monday night.In a blog post on his website Wednesday, Jim Ross said his wife “needs a miracle” after she suffered a serious brain injury when her Vespa was hit from behind by another driver. (read more)

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According to Jon Heyman and multiple reports, former major league pitcher and manager Dallas Green has passed away.Green played eight seasons across three teams from 1960-1967 and finished with a 20-22 record with a 4. (read more)

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Alabama held its first official spring practice on Tuesday, and Nick Saban wasted no time getting fed up with the media when he was asked a question he didn’t appreciate.With former offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin now gone and the way the Crimson Tide blew a late lead in the National Championship Game, there has been speculation that Alabama will be more conservative on offense next season. (read more)

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This just doesn’t seem like a good idea. Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson has signed a bill that will allow concealed handguns in various buildings throughout the state, including Razorback Stadium, Bud Walton Arena, and other athletic facilities on campus, according to an Associated Press report. (read more)

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Alexander Ovechkin has consistently stated his love for both his native Russia and the United States. So it is perfectly fitting that the Washington Capitals superstar will pay homage to his homeland and adopted country with a pair of custom skates during Thursday’s home game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. (read more)

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Restricted free agent cornerback Malcolm Butler has been searching for a team to sign him to an offer sheet, and a post he made on social media Wednesday has led to speculation that he may have found one.Butler shared a photo of himself on what appeared to be an airplane, and the caption he included was interesting. (read more)

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It’s no secret that the NFL wants the Raiders out of the Oakland Coliseum. The NFL is expected to vote on a possible move to Las Vegas and one way or another, the NFL’s last multi-use stadium seems to be on its last legs. (read more)

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The Chicago White Sox seem determined to get a Jose Quintana trade done before the start of the season.Jim Bowden of ESPN reports on Wednesday that the White Sox continue to work on moving the All-Star left-hander and could have a deal done before Opening Day with the Houston Astros and the Atlanta Braves being mentioned as the likeliest possibilities. (read more)

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Baseball players owning pets is nothing unusual — just ask David Price and his friendly dog Astro. But owning a hairless cat is quite another thing entirely. (read more)

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Spring training undoubtedly serves its purpose with its myriad benefits and routines. It helps players, management, coaching staff, trainers and the like prepare themselves -- both mentally and physically -- for the impending slog through the marathon-like regular season. (read more)

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A bottle of hair dye might be worth more than a gold bar in Puerto Rico right now.The Puerto Ricans have baseball fever, and they’re hoping their World Baseball Classic team has one more dominant performance left for Wednesday night’s WBC final against the United States. (read more)

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Conor McGregor’s penalty for his involvement in that epic pre-UFC 202 press conference with Nate Diaz just got a bit lighter.McGregor’s original punishment — a $150,000 fine and 50 hours of community service — has been decreased to a $25,000 fine and 25 hours of community service after “The Notorious” came to a settlement with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, according to FOX Sports’ Damon Ma (read more)

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