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Jun 26

Scoreboard roundup — 6/24/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUESan Diego 7, Detroit 3   AMERICAN LEAGUETexas 8, N.Y. Yankees 1Oakland 10, Chicago White Sox 2Kansas City 3, Toronto 2Minnesota 4, Cleveland 2Baltimore 8, Tampa Bay 3L.A. Angels 6, Boston 3Houston 5, Seattle 2 NATIONAL LEAGUEWashington 18, Cincinnati 3Chicago Cubs 5, Miami 3Atlanta 3, Milwaukee …

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Jun 26

Mets promote Tim Tebow to advanced minor league team

Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Tim Tebow is getting a promotion. The New York Mets boosted the former football star from low-A ball with the Columbia Fireflies to St. Lucie of the Class A-Advanced League. With the Fireflies, he was batting .222 with 3 home runs; 23 RBIs; a .311 on-base percentage; and a .340 …

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Jun 25

White Sox retire Mark Buehrle's No. 56 jersey

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — The Chicago White Sox lost to the Oakland A’s 10-2 on Saturday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field. They probably could’ve used the arm of the man they were retiring, Mark Buehrle. Before the game, the Whie Sox retired Buehrle’s No. 56 jersey. “It’s an amazing feeling,” said the 38-year-old Buehrle, “I really can’t …

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Jun 25

Scoreboard roundup — 6/23/2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUESan Diego 1, Detroit 0 AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 2, Texas 1Minnesota 5, Cleveland 0Boston 9, L.A. Angels 4Tampa Bay 15, Baltimore 5Oakland 3, Chicago White Sox 0Kansas City 5, Toronto 4Seattle 13, Houston 3 NATIONAL LEAGUEWashington 6, Cincinnati 5Miami 2, Chicago Cubs 0Atlanta 5, Milwaukee …

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Jun 24

Scoreboard roundup — 6/22/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: AMERICAN LEAGUEChicago White Sox 9, Minnesota 0Texas 11, Toronto 4Houston 12, Oakland 9L.A. Angels 10, N.Y. Yankees 5Cleveland 6, Baltimore 3Seattle 9, Detroit 6 NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 5, St. Louis 1Milwaukee 4, Pittsburgh 2Arizona 10, Colorado 3Chicago Cubs 11, Miami 1Atlanta 12, San Francisco 11L.A. Dodgers …

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Jun 23

Kansas City Chiefs extend coach Andy Reid's contract, part ways with GM John Dorsey

Photo by Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to extend the tenure of head coach Andy Reid, while parting ways with general manager John Dorsey. Reid has brought the team to three playoff berths in his four seasons in Kansas City. The Chiefs have won 43 of their …

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Jun 23

Philadelphia 76ers select Markelle Fultz first in NBA draft

Willard/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The top of the NBA draft went as expected after a week of rampant speculation. With the first pick in the draft, the Philadelphia 76ers followed the expected script and chose University of Washington point guard Markelle Fultz. The Los Angeles Lakers chose hometown boy Lonzo Ball, from UCLA, with the second …

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Jun 23

James Blake no longer threatening to sue NY after wrongful tackle

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Tennis star James Blake withdrew his notice of claim against the City of New York, nearly two years after he was tackled by a plainclothes police officer who wrongly identified Blake as a suspect in a credit card fraud ring. In exchange, the city agreed to establish the “James Blake CCRB Fellowship” …

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Jun 23

Cubs demoting slugger Kyle Schwarber

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(CHICAGO) — Just seven months after winning their first World Series in more than 100 years, the Chicago Cubs are in the midst of a rough patch, and on Thursday, they announced the demotion of one of their big sluggers. Outfielder Kyle Schwarber is being sent to Triple-A Iowa, …

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Jun 23

Scoreboard roundup — 6/21/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUETampa Bay 8, Cincinnati 3 AMERICAN LEAGUEKansas City 6, Boston 4N.Y. Yankees 8, L.A. Angels 4Cleveland 5, Baltimore 1Toronto 7, Texas 5Minnesota 4, Chicago White Sox 2Houston 5, Oakland 1Seattle 7, Detroit 5 NATIONAL LEAGUEMiami 2, Washington 1San Diego 3, Chicago Cubs 2St. Louis 7, …

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