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Braves fan takes embarrassing tumble trying to race 'The Freeze'
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The Atlanta Braves masked racer known as “The Freeze” claimed another victim Thursday. A Braves fan who appeared to be in his early 20s lost his dignity while falling in spectacular fashion in an attempt to beat “The Freeze” in a footrace. The fan’s name has been withheld out of respect for his loved ones. [Fantasy Football is […]

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Power Rankings: Cubs continue to underwhelm
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MLB writer Tim Brown highlights two teams heading in opposite directions in this week's Power Rankings.

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Hiura collects $4 million bonus from Brewers
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Former UC Irvine baseball star Keston Hiura signed with the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday for what MLB.com's John Callis reported was a $4-million bonus. Hiura, the No. 9 overall pick by the Brewers on June 12, was in Milwaukee on Wednesday, when he took batting practice before the game, then watched

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Jake Arrieta getting close and message to Cubs is clear: ‘We can’t expect outside help to get us out of this rut’
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MIAMI Kyle Schwarbers offensive spiral had gone on for so long and gotten so deep that the shock value of sending a potential franchise player to Triple-A quickly wore off once the news broke on Twitter. The Cubs sent their message directly to Schwarber. The Cubs didnt rebook Schwarber to Iowa so

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Astros first to 50 wins after sweep of A's
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A 50th win saw the Houston Astros continue the best MLB start in the team's history.

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Rockies' rookie Freeland looks to sink Dodgers
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Any West Coast baseball fan scanning the summer schedule would not have isolated the three-game series starting Friday between the visiting Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers as must-see MLB. The Rockies had a new manager, Bud Black, who had washed out as the manager of the Padres, with two winning

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Sacramento Kings Garrett Temple Likes ‘Swag’ Of New Teammate De’Aaron Fox | Sports Illustrated
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Garrett Temple talks about his newest teammate, De’Aaron Fox who went to the Sacramento Kings with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft. Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Watch The Crossover’s 2017 NBA Draft Show live from New York. Be sure to join us for full coverage as the draft unfolds, to see […]

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NBA Draft: Jayson Tatum On LeBron, Builds All-Time Duke Starting Five | SI NOW | Sports Illustrated
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In a rapid-fire Q&A, NBA Draft prospect Jayson Tatum shares which NBA player he’d like to follow him on Twitter and what he thinks of LeBron James going bald. Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite team and players. Want to know what’s up with Russell […]

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2017 NBA Draft: 76ers Select Markelle Fultz With Number 1 Pick | SI Wire | Sports Illustrated
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The Philadelphia 76ers selected Washington point guard Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Watch The Crossover’s 2017 NBA Draft Show live from New York. Be sure to join us for full coverage as the draft unfolds, to see what happens with this year’s top […]

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Yasiel Puig admired a home run too long and the Mets had a cow about it
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For the second time in two weeks, Yasiel Puig has angered the baseball establishment and the traditionalists who run it. Last week, it was a middle finger to heckling fans after a homer, this time it’s admiring a homer too long for the New York Mets’ liking. [Fantasy Football is open! Sign up now] This […]

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MLB Power Rankings: NL West ruling the baseball world
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A few fellow ball writers and I have taken to celebrating draft day by recalling our favorite old scouting descriptors, some of which are real, some made up but close enough to sound sort of legit. Think of these being side-mouth mumbled by a well-tanned gentleman whose neck is coated with sweat salt

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MLB Thursday scores, highlights, updates, news: Nola bounces back for Phillies
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Thursday serves as an off day for six teams. No worries, that still leaves 12 games on the docket — including six day games. Keep it here for all the news you need to know. Final scores Philadelphia Phillies 5, St. Louis Cardinals 1 (box score) Texas Rangers  11, Brewers 4 (box score) Milwaukee Brewers

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