1. Rays' Kevin Kiermaier Hits the Deck When Pigeon Flies Near His Head

    Nothing ruins a big hit like a full-fledged bird attack. In this case, outfielder Kevin Kiermaier didn’t quite get attacked by a rogue pigeon at the Tampa Bay Rays-New York Yankees game Friday night, but he did get scared...

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  2. Report: Clippers Shopping Crawford for New Center

    One executive I spoke to speculated that the Clippers may shop Jamal Crawford (who's owed $5,675,000) as they look for a replacement center...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 20 hours ago 48 reads 0 comments

  3. Error Leads to 4-Run 10th as Astros Beat Red Sox 12-8

    BOSTON -- First baseman Mike Napoli allowed Preston Tucker's hard grounder to bounce past him for an error, and Carlos Correa followed with a tiebreaking single in a four-run 10th inning ...

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  4. Everything You Need to Know from Day 3 of 2015 NBA Free Agency

    We're three days into free agency, and bombs are still dropping around the NBA . In the past 24 hours alone, one of last season's title contenders lost a third of its Big ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 20 hours ago 87,163 reads 194 comments

  5. Bernie: Matheny 'Best' at Piling Up Wins

    1. Some interesting reading material on ESPN.com which published the results of a "best manager" survey of MLB players, execs, scouts, coaches, a few media types...

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  6. Gyorko, Padres Top Cardinals Again

    ST. LOUIS — Could this be the start of a long-awaited run? To this point, the Padres have shown few indications of an ability to sustain winning baseball. The last two games, then, have represented a welcome departure...

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  7. Cain Has 3 Hits to Lead Royals over Twins 3-2 in 10

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Lorenzo Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak...

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  8. Sox Come Back Three Times but Fall in 10th Inning

    BOSTON - The Red Sox came back three times against the Astros Friday night, but did not have a fourth one in them, as they lost 12-8 in 10 innings...

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  9. Hahn: No White Sox Front-Office Rift

    CHICAGO -- White Sox general manager Rick Hahn struck down the notion of a front-office rift a week after executive vice president Kenny Williams took responsibility for the team's on-field struggles this season...

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  10. Astros Score in 10th to Beat Sox in Back-and-Forth Affair

    While it isn't quite the Fourth of July (just yet), the Red Sox and Astros provided some fireworks in a wild game, which saw two lead changes and the game tied another three times, along with some bizarre plays over the four-plus hour affair...

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  11. Blue Jays Can't Hit out of Trouble Every Time

    Anibal Sanchez dominated the most prolific lineup in baseball Friday, coming within five outs of a no-hitter. Then, in a matter of minutes, the Toronto Blue Jays started hitting. Before long the tying runs reached base...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 20 hours ago 15 reads 0 comments

  12. White Sox Pull out Gutsy 1-0 Win over Orioles

    The recap for this one is pretty simple: John Danks pulled one of those random great games out of his butt, Jose Abreu hit an opposite-field homer, and David Robertson looked as dominant as he did in April...

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  13. Phoenix Mayor Shows Off LaMarcus Aldridge Billboard to Recruit PF to Suns

    When it comes to recruiting free agents, teams and cities need to be all-hands-on-deck. With the Suns as one of two front-runners in the LaMarcus Aldridge sweepstakes, per Bleacher ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 20 hours ago 70,031 reads 287 comments

  14. Broncos Give Taylor Permission to Negotiate

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  15. Chicago White Sox to Give Chris Sale an Extra Day of Rest

    Insisting there is no injury concern, the Chicago White Sox will give rotation ace Chris Sale an extra day of rest heading into his next start...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 21 hours ago 62 reads 0 comments

  16. Jeff Samardzija Trade Would Be Smart Gamble for Offense-Dominant Jays

    The Toronto Blue Jays have the best offense in MLB by almost any measure, yet they're stuck in fourth place in the American League East. It doesn't take a brilliant baseball mind to deduce the problem is pitching, or a lack thereof...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 21 hours ago 14,647 reads 65 comments

  17. Rangers Designate Feliz for Assignment

    The Texas Rangers have designated reliever Neftali Feliz for assignment, clearing a 25 man and 40 man roster spot for the return of pitcher Matt Harrison...

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  18. Angels Win 8-2 in 1st Game vs. Texas Since Trading Hamilton

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Kole Calhoun drove in four runs with a pair of early doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels won 8-2 in their first game against Texas since trading Josh Hamilton back to the Rangers ...

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  19. Watch: Massive 2-Footed FT Line Dunk

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  20. Ducks Sign Zolnierczyk to One-Year Contract

    The Ducks have signed left wing Harry Zolnierczyk to a one-year contract through the 2015-16 season. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 21 hours ago 4 reads 0 comments

  21. Grade the Rondo Deal for the Kings

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  22. In First Meeting Since NLDS, Nationals Get Better of Giants, 2-1

    Squint your eyes a bit and Friday night could have felt like last October, the last time the Washington Nationals hosted the San Francisco Giants . A sellout crowd filled Nationals Park...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 21 hours ago 4 reads 0 comments

  23. Nationals Manager Matt Williams Is Not One for Looking Back

    Matt Williams left his pain to the imagination. Nine months have passed since the Washington Nationals lost to San Francisco in the playoffs, but time can't persuade the manager to turn introspective...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 21 hours ago 1 reads 0 comments

  24. NYK Left with $3M in Cap Space After Williams Deal

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  25. Dynamo and Fire Battle to 1-1 Draw

    The Dynamo packed a lot into their July 3 game against the Chicago Fire . Before the game even got underway fans piled into the Bud Light Beer Garden to hear local legend Bun B perform on Armed Forces Apprecation Night...

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