Archives for May 2018

Veteran infielder designated for assignment to make room for Pedroia – MLB.com

Veteran infielder designated for assignment to make room for Pedroia
MLB.com
BOSTON — In a stunning move, the Red Sox designated slumping slugger Hanley Ramirez for assignment on Friday to clear a spot on the roster for second baseman Dustin Pedroia, who was activated from the disabled list. All the speculation leading up to …
MLB rumors: Red Sox add All-Star second baseman, Yankees add a bat; how will clubs respond?NJ.com
Red Sox to part ways with Hanley RamirezThe Boston Globe
Red Sox on Twitter: “To make room on the 25-man roster, the #RedSox designated 1B/DH Hanley Ramirez for …Twitter
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You almost didn't remember these NBA stars played for these teams – Hoops Hype

You almost didn’t remember these NBA stars played for these teams
Hoops Hype
Have you ever seen anyone with a throwback Alex English Mavericks jersey? Yeah, us either. English’s last team of his 16-year career landed him in Dallas. He averaged 9.7 ppg in his final NBA season there – only the third time he failed to average 16

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NBA playoffs: Rockets' Chris Paul will miss Game 6 with hamstring injury – Washington Post

NBA playoffs: Rockets’ Chris Paul will miss Game 6 with hamstring injury
Washington Post
HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets are one win away from the NBA Finals. But they won’t have the services of Chris Paul, at least during their first attempt to get it. While Houston was jubilant in the wake of a 98-94 victory over the Golden State Warriors
Rockets’ Chris Paul out for Game 6 with hamstring strainNBA.com
Houston Rockets lose Chris Paul to postseason hamstring injuryESPN
NBA Playoffs 2018: For Chris Paul, hamstring injury is just the latest bout of bad postseason luckCBSSports.com
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Wolves post-NBA combine mock draft roundup – FOXSports.com

Wolves post-NBA combine mock draft roundup
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“DiVincenzo was barely on anybody’s immediate NBA radar before he made five 3-pointers and scored 31 points in the national title game against Michigan. But thanks to that effort, and a tremendous week at the combine, the 6-5 guard is now considered a …

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MLB reveals plans for Memorial Day donations – MLB.com

MLB reveals plans for Memorial Day donations
MLB.com
“For the first time in 2018, we are donating our royalties to two specific charities that really follow the true meaning of Memorial Day,” said Melanie LeGrande, MLB’s vice president of social responsibility. “They are working with families that are
Juiced baseballs, starting relievers and MLB’s next big thingESPN
MLB Hired Scientists to Explain Why Home Runs Have Surged. They Couldn’t.New York Times
What’s Up With All The Home Runs? MLB Hired Scientists. Here’s What They Found OutNPR
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Now 25 years in, NHL commish Gary Bettman talks boos, dark chocolate Milky Ways and more – New York Daily News

Now 25 years in, NHL commish Gary Bettman talks boos, dark chocolate Milky Ways and more
New York Daily News
For 25 years, Bettman has overseen the growth of the NHL from $437 million in annual revenue to nearly $5 billion, guiding the league into and out of work stoppages and expanding hockey’s reach to places that never seemed a fit for the fastest game on ice.
NHL Aims to Debut ‘Smart Puck’ Tech in 2019Geek

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Brewers option Arcia amid flurry of moves – MLB.com

Brewers option Arcia amid flurry of moves
MLB.com
MILWAUKEE — In the wake of their Major League-leading ninth shutout loss Thursday night against the Mets, the Brewers ran out of patience with slumping shortstop Orlando Arcia and backup catcher Jett Bandy on Friday morning, when Arcia was optioned …

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Iowa basketball: If Tyler Cook keeps his name in the NBA draft … – Hawk Central

Iowa basketball: If Tyler Cook keeps his name in the NBA draft …
Hawk Central
If indeed Iowa’s Tyler Cook keeps his name in the NBA draft, it’ll be a decision that won’t take Hawkeye players by surprise. They’ve been braced for the possibility for months. If indeed Cook lets next week’s May 30 deadline to return to college come

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Bucks post-NBA combine mock draft roundup – FOXSports.com

Bucks post-NBA combine mock draft roundup
FOXSports.com
“The NBA combine will be the first look teams get at Robinson in months after he de-enrolled from Western Kentucky before the start of last season. He’s extremely athletic and has the ability to stretch the floor for a big man, but team interviews will

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Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom has a very swollen finger – Sporting News

Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom has a very swollen finger
Sporting News
We know NHL players need something pretty significant to keep them out of playoff games. The Philadelphia Flyers Sean Couturier returned to play Games 5 and 6 against the Penguins in the first round with a torn MCL (and scored the game-winning goal to …
The NHL should credit Jay Beagle for the Capitals’ Game Seven empty-net goal, not Nicklas BackstromRussian Machine Never Breaks (blog)

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