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Jake Marisnick refutes Gleyber Torres’ Astros cheating theory

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PORT ST. LUCIE — Jake Marisnick offered a denial Wednesday to the assertion the Astros were guilty of cheating last season, too. Earlier this week, the Yankees’ Gleyber Torres asserted that Houston’s illegal sign-stealing scheme from 2017 spilled over into...

Bob Arum: Donald Trump welcome to attend Wilder-Fury

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LAS VEGAS — Top Rank promoter Bob Arum, a staunch Democrat, said Wednesday he would welcome President Trump being in attendance for Saturday night’s heavyweight championship rematch between WBC belt-holder Deontay Wilder and lineal champion Tyson Fury at the...

Nets’ Jarrett Allen facing massive Joel Embiid challenge

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PHILADELPHIA — The Nets’ poor road record and the Sixers’ stellar home-court edge would make Thursday’s game a tough task. But after getting bullied by Philadelphia in a testy playoff series last year and blown out in two of their...

Islanders dominated by Avalanche as skid continues

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DENVER — Pavel Francouz made 27 saves and lost his first NHL shutout with just over two minutes remaining as the Colorado Avalanche beat the New York Islanders 3-1 on Wednesday night. “I was telling my father (Wednesday) I’m going...

Julien Gauthier provides glimpse of his talent in Rangers debut

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CHICAGO — He was long in the Rangers’ sights, and then he was in the lineup. Julien Gauthier made his Blueshirts debut when they beat the Blackhawks 6-3 on Wednesday night, just one day after the big-bodied winger was obtained...

Mets’ Michael Conforto: Union set for ‘fight’ vs. owners in labor talks

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PORT ST. LUCIE — Get ready for some hardball in MLB’s upcoming negotiations. Mets player rep Michael Conforto said Wednesday at Clover Park the players are united, despite the general disgust with the Astros and their electronic sign-stealing saga. The...

Cubs star Kris Bryant has some strong words for Rob Manfred

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Cubs star Kris Bryant isn’t buying Rob Manfred’s apology, and he has another message for the MLB commissioner. Bryant said if Manfred thinks the player-on-player anger regarding the Astros sign-stealing scandal will fracture the MLBPA when it comes to the...

Astros whistleblower Mike Fiers doesn’t want Rob Manfred’s help

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Mike Fiers doesn’t want any protection. The A’s pitcher said on Wednesday that he doesn’t need any extra security from Major League Baseball for the 2020 season. “I don’t know how they would,” Fiers told The Athletic on Wednesday. “I’m not...

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There is nothing Alex Rodriguez likes more than being the center of attention. Now, on ESPN’s premier baseball game broadcast, A-Rod will be just that. ESPN decided its new “Sunday Night Baseball” broadcast team will be Matt Vasgersian and Rodriguez,...

Novak Djokovic’s father goes all-in with ‘jealous’ Roger Federer bashing

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Novak Djokovic’s outspoken father has struck again, unloading on tennis legend Roger Federer for being “jealous” of his son. Fresh from Djokovic’s Australian Open triumph, which included a semifinal win over Federer, the Serbian star’s dad has again gone after...