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MLB Thursday scores, highlights, updates, news: Gary Sanchez stays on August tear
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Plus Patrick Corbin is rounding into form for the D-Backs and more from Thursday around baseball

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After Subway Series sweep, Yankees tell Mets to 'bend the knee'
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In related news, the Yankees completed that season series sweep of the Mets on Thursday

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‘There’s Only One Conor McGregor’ Songwriter Reacts To Vegas Invite | SI NOW | Sports Illustrated
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Mick Konstantin, songwriter of ‘There’s Only One Conor McGregor,’ was invited to Las Vegas to watch his hero fight Floyd Mayweather. He joins SI Now to discuss what he’ll say if he meets McGregor and whether he’ll write a diss track about Floyd. Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with […]

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Opening 25-Year-Old Baseball Cards with Pedro Martinez
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Pedro Martinez proved during his Hall of Fame career as a pitcher that he was fantastic on the mound. Since he moved onto broadcasting after retirement, he’s proved he’s fantastic at talking about baseball too. And in this week’s episode of 25-Year-Old Baseball Cards, Pedro proves he’s also fantastic at opening baseball cards. [Now’s the […]

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Red Sox want to change name of Yawkey Way because of racial issues in team's past
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The Boston Red Sox were the last Major League Baseball team to integrate. They didn’t add a black player to their ranks until 1959, 12 years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier. At the time, owner Tom Yawkey was accused of being a racist. And now, all these years later, the Red Sox want […]

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Derek Jeter is not allowed to get rid of Marlins home run sculpture
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Don’t expect anyone working in Miami-Dade County to get a gift basket from Derek Jeter any time soon. The County has spoken, and it will not allow Jeter and the new ownership group to remove the massive home run sculpture in Marlins Park, according to the Miami Herald. [Now’s the time to sign up for Fantasy […]

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St. Louis Cat Outreach says Cardinals 'bullying' them over Rally Cat
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The story of the St. Louis Cardinals and Rally Cat officially has more twists than an M. Night Shyamalan film. The cat, which became an unofficial mascot for the team after sparking a late-inning comeback, is now involved in a custody battle between the Cardinals and the nonprofit center that found the feline. [Now’s the time to […]

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MLB's Manfred working on pace of play with Clark, union
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Major League Baseball is having conversations with the players' association over possible rule changes designed to speed the pace of play, and Commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday he hopes to reach an agreement instead of implementing any measures unilaterally. Manfred also said the Bruce Sherman-led

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Kevin Durant Vs. Lil Dicky: Who’s Right In LeBron James Trade Debate? | SI NOW | Sports Illustrated
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SI Now co-hosts Maggie Gray and Robin Lundberg break down why Dan Gilbert may want to trade LeBron James before next summer and the Kevin Durant vs. Lil Dicky feud. 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 […]

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NFL and MLB Picks For August 17th | Morency’s Plays of the Day
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Gabe lists his favorite picks for August 17th. Find out who you should be betting on and why! Want more? Get your Xclusive Edge now in time for draft day. The Xclusive Edge Fantasy Football Package is your full season ticket to championship insights and advice! Use promo code ILOVEFANTASY now for 20% off: https://rotoexperts.com/xclusive-edge-nfl-2017-package/?promocode=ILOVEFANTASY […]

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Giancarlo Stanton considers 61 as true HR record
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Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has been on an absolute tear since the All-Star break. He's hit six home runs in the past seven games. And with over a month remaining in the MLB season, Stanton has 44 home runs, which puts him on pace to hit 60. Obviously, home-run pace fluctuates, but whenever

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Why Steve Phillips' criticism of Ian Kinsler is off base
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Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler recently suggested that Angel Hernandez may be in the wrong line of work. Former MLB GM Steve Phillips didn't care for Kinsler's comments and said so during a long monologue on MLB Network Radio. While he acknowledged that Hernandez is not a good umpire

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