Archives for October 2017

Does Major League Baseball really want to speed up games? – Chicago Tribune

Does Major League Baseball really want to speed up games?
Chicago Tribune
MLB’s TV partners, however, have trouble sustaining viewer averages the longer a game goes, especially as some less engaged fans begin to nod off. There was a good deal of talk going into this season about speeding up games by enforcing rules about …
Fan catches history, snags walk-off like a proMLB.com
Feeling great, Lester ready for NLCS Game 2MLB.com
MLB playoffs: Three takeaways from Dodgers’ NLCS Game 2 walk-off win over CubsSporting News
Minor League Ball (blog)CBSSports.comCNET
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Uncle Dan's Announces Partnership with Major League Baseball – Business Wire (press release)

Uncle Dan’s Announces Partnership with Major League Baseball
Business Wire (press release)
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Uncle Dan’s, a specialty retailer of outdoor gear, apparel and camping supplies company, and Major League Baseball today announced a new partnership naming Uncle Dan’s the Official Outdoor Outfitter of Major

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MLB teams rallying to replace young fan's baseball memorabilia lost in Santa Rosa wildfire – SB Nation

MLB teams rallying to replace young fan’s baseball memorabilia lost in Santa Rosa wildfire
SB Nation
There are dozens of tragic stories and examples of uplifting support coming out of the North Bay wildfires every day, and the fires haven’t even been contained yet. Homes have been lost, pets, livelihoods, and most importantly dozens of loved ones who …
9-year-old lost all his baseball memorabilia in a fire, now fans are rallying to help himYahoo Sports

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MLB Playoffs: Astros wait to announce ALCS Game 4 starter; could it be Keuchel? – CBSSports.com

MLB Playoffs: Astros wait to announce ALCS Game 4 starter; could it be Keuchel?
CBSSports.com
NEW YORK — Monday night, the Astros will look to take a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Yankees in the ALCS. Starters Dallas Keuchel and Justin Verlander combined to allow one run in 16 innings in Games 1 and 2, both of which the ‘Stros won by the …
MLB rumors: Joe Girardi saying goodbye to Yankees after playoffs?NJ.com
MLB Playoffs 2017: Game Times, TV Coverage and Bracket PicksBleacher Report
MLB playoffs: Joe Girardi says Aaron Judge isn’t getting the calls ‘because he’s so tall’Sporting News
ESPN (blog)OregonLive.comSports Illustrated
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Frazier gets Yanks going with 1st playoff HR – MLB.com

Frazier gets Yanks going with 1st playoff HR
MLB.com
NEW YORK — As Todd Frazier made contact with a 95-mph fastball down and away from Astros right-hander Charlie Morton in the second inning on Monday night, right fielder Josh Reddick initially broke in, thinking it was going to be a shallow fly ball.

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Connor gets chance in Jets' top six with injury to Perreault – NHL.com

Connor gets chance in Jets’ top six with injury to Perreault
NHL.com
17) of the 2015 NHL Draft, was among Winnipeg’s final cuts at the end of training camp. “It wasn’t a goal of mine, but it happens for a reason and you can’t dwell on it,” Connor said about not making the initial cut. “You have to look forward and try

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Why the NHL might get rid of its All-Star Game – SB Nation

Why the NHL might get rid of its All-Star Game
SB Nation
The NHL, always and without fail it seems, finds a way to step on its toes at nearly every turn. The old phrase “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” doesn’t seem to apply to the NHL, as whether broken or not, the league tinkers with ideas that aren’t at
Report: The NHL may scrap All-Star Game in favor of international eventCBSSports.com
Player who made NHL debut in 1990 still lacing skatesNew Zealand Herald
Fantasy buzz: Top 10 waiver wire pickups for Week 2NHL.com
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President Trump Calls On NFL to Suspend Players Who Protest – Sports Illustrated

President Trump Calls On NFL to Suspend Players Who Protest
Sports Illustrated
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton recently said that she did not find the NFL players protesting during the national anthem disrespectful. In response to a question from a reporter on Monday, Trump said that he hopes Clinton runs for
‘Hillary, please run again!’ Trump chides former rival for stance on NFL protestsCNBC
Trump slams Clinton for defending NFL anthem kneelers, says that ‘thinking’ is why she lostFox News
Trump: Clinton’s defense of kneeling NFL players shows ‘why she didn’t win’Politico
New York PostThe Hill (blog)
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NBA Jersey Sponsors That Actually Make Sense – Bleacher Report

NBA Jersey Sponsors That Actually Make Sense
Bleacher Report
This year, the NBA is allowing companies to advertise on teams’ uniforms. There’s one problem, though: Most of these partnerships don’t make any damned sense. For example, the Warriors are working with Rakuten. Who outside of Japan has ever heard of …

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NFL to formally endorse criminal justice legislation, finance activism boot camp – CBSSports.com

NFL to formally endorse criminal justice legislation, finance activism boot camp
CBSSports.com
CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reported two weeks ago that Roger Goodell has maintained a steady dialogue since this summer with many civic-minded players, including Malcolm Jenkins of the Eagles, Michael Bennett of the Seahawks and …
NFL to Endorse Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform BillSports Illustrated

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