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As the halfway mark of the baseball season approaches, dedicated fans have done their homework. They’ve scoured stats, watched the games and finally made one of the biggest decisions of the season — what jersey to buy. MLB.com released the official list on Wednesday to reveal San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey as the most …

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Rob Gronkowski spoke to a few media members at a local bookstore Thursday, but he made sure the conversation steered clear of the heavy stuff. Gronkowski, who was in town promoting his family’s new book Growing Up Gronk, fielded questions about his back surgery and the recent arrests of teammates Aaron Hernandez and Alfonzo Dennard, …

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The Nets have been busy this offseason, and they’ve added one more name to the list of new talent – Andrei Kirilenko. Brooklyn reached a deal with the former Timberwolves forward on a two-year, mini-mid-level exception, according to The New York Post. Kirilenko will now make $3.18 million next season, a surprising pay cut seeing as he opted …

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What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas doesn’t apply to Chad Gaudin, no matter how badly he wishes it would. The San Francisco Giants pitcher is being charged with open and gross lewdness, a misdemeanor, after an arrest that occurred in Sin City on Jan. 27. Gaudin was drunk around 4:30 a.m. when he approached …

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Jay-Z seems to be on a mission to field an entire major league team. The music mogul’s newest target for his Roc Nation Sports agency is Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig, according to Yahoo! Sports. During a recent trip to New York, Puig was invited to a party at a club that Jay-Z owns after a …

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End 2nd, Red Sox 2-0: Kyle Seager picked up his team-leading 101st hit of the season, but it was Seattle’s only hit of the inning. Felix Doubront, who struck out two batters in the first inning, struck out Kendrys Morales to begin the third. The left-hander came with five straight fastballs before freezing Morales with …

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David Ortiz is on the cusp of history. With one hit on Wednesday night against the Seattle Mariners, the Red Sox slugger will become the all-time hits leader at the designated hitter position. Big Papi had 1,952 hits heading into Wednesday night’s matchup, with 429 career home runs and 1,388 RBIs. Red Sox manager John …

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The Florida State Seminoles enjoyed a very successful 2012 season, taking home the ACC crown with a 12-1 record before spanking Northern Illinois in the Orange Bowl. They did not, however, win the SEC title — despite what offensive lineman Menelik Watson‘s championship ring might claim. Watson, now a member of the Oakland Raiders, received …

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The Yankees need an offensive boost, and they may deal some pitching to try to make it happen. According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Yankees are aggressively shopping Joba Chamberlain and Phil Hughes. An American League executive reportedly told Rosenthal that Chamberlain could soon be dealt to a National League team, although another source …

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After meeting with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Atlanta Hawks and Dallas Mavericks in consecutive days, Andrew Bynum will be joining the Cavs, according to ESPN.com According to sources, Bynum’s contract is a two-year, incentive laden deal that could be worth up to $24 million. The Cavs have an option for the 2013-14 season worth $12.5 million. Plagued by …

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