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Cy Young favorites Justin Verlander, Dylan Cease set to clash in Chicago

Cy Young favorites Justin Verlander, Dylan Cease set to clash in Chicago

CHICAGO — A rare, late season matchup of Cy Young favorites takes place Tuesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field when Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander takes on White Sox righty Dylan Cease. The two pitchers rank first and second in the AL in ERA, with Verlander’s 1.85 mark a tick better than Cease’s 1.96. According …

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MLB Wild Card: Phillies trade deadline pickups shine in win over Reds

MLB Wild Card: Phillies trade deadline pickups shine in win over Reds

CINCINNATI — This is kind of how a front office draws it up when it adds talent at the trade deadline. Three of the Phillies’ recent additions delivered nicely in an important 4-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on Monday night. Noah Syndergaard pitched seven-plus innings of three-run ball and …

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Pete Carril, Princeton's Textbook Basketball Coach, Dies at 92

Pete Carril, Princeton’s Textbook Basketball Coach, Dies at 92

Pete Carril, who coached men’s basketball at Princeton for 29 years and scared big-name opponents with his undersize, often underskilled scholars playing an old-fashioned textbook game, died on Monday. He was 92. His family announced the death in a statement posted on the Princeton Tigers’ website. It did not say where he died or give …

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Kobe Bryant crash photo lawsuit: Images were shared among dozens of LA County employees, lawyer alleges in opening statements

Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: Former fire captain repeatedly walked off the witness stand during testimony

Citing stress from working the crash, Brian Jordan resisted questions that took him back to his actions that day, when attorneys for Bryant’s widow, Vanessa, claim he was led around by a sheriff’s deputy to take site photography of the scene, including crash wreckage and remains’ victims. “Kobe Bryant’s remains were among the pictures?” asked …

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Yaqub Salik Talib: Suspect accused of shooting a coach during a Dallas-area youth football game turns himself in

Yaqub Salik Talib: Suspect accused of shooting a coach during a Dallas-area youth football game turns himself in

Yaqub Salik Talib, 39, the brother of former NFL star and Super Bowl winner Aqib Talib, pulled out a gun after the opposing teams’ coaching staffs had a disagreement over officiating during the game on Saturday in Lancaster, police said. Michael Hickmon, a grandfather and father of three from Lancaster, was killed. “The altercation became …

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Dodgers Planning To Reinstate Dustin May On Saturday

Dodgers Planning To Reinstate Dustin May On Saturday

The Dodgers plan to activate righty Dustin May from the 60-day injured list to start Saturday’s game against the Marlins, manager Dave Roberts told reporters (including Fabian Ardaya of the Athletic). He’ll be his first MLB appearance in over 15 months, as the 24-year-old has been out of action since undergoing Tommy John surgery in …

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Los Angeles Dodgers starter Walker Buehler will have season-ending elbow surgery next week

Los Angeles Dodgers starter Walker Buehler will have season-ending elbow surgery next week

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ faint hopes of having Walker Buehler in their postseason rotation ended on Monday, when it was announced that their ace pitcher would require season-ending elbow surgery. The Dodgers were vague in their description of Buehler’s injury because an initial MRI did not provide enough clarity, a source with knowledge of the …

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