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The Boston Red Sox begin a three-game series with the Minnesota Twins at Target Field Monday, and the two clubs have been showing their power over the past month. Minnesota and Boston lead the majors in home runs since May 1 with 87 and 75 dingers, respectively. The power surge has been very apparent for …

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The MLB has suspended Manny Machado for one game after “aggressively arguing and making contact” with umpire Bill Welke on Sunday. The Padres’ third baseman was ejected in the fifth inning of San Diego’s Father’s Day game against the Colorado Rockies after taking issue with Welke’s strike zone following a called third strike. Take a …

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Raptors fans turned out in absolute droves on Monday as Toronto celebrated the team’s NBA Championship. A reported 1.5 million people showed up to watch the Raptors’ rally after claiming their first NBA title by downing the Golden State Warriors in six games. It also was Canada’s first major sports championship since the Toronto Blue …

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The Toronto Raptors celebrated their 2019 NBA Finals victory on Monday, with an estimated two million fans filling the streets to see the championship squad. Following the parade, the team held a rally, where Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard addressed the crowd and capped his speech in the best way possible. The 2018-19 season began with …

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Thought the Nick Caserio drama was over? Guess again. The New England Patriots dropped tampering charges against the Houston Texans earlier this week after the Texans backed off their pursuit of the Pats’ director of player personnel in an effort to bring the 43-year-old in as general manager. That keeps Caserio, who reportedly is signed …

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Like most teams, the Boston Celtics probably would like to move up in the 2019 NBA Draft. And with four picks (three in the first round, including No. 14), Boston certainly has the assets to make a movie. Striking a deal won’t be easy, however. There is little “interest” among lottery teams in trading down …

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The Boston Red Sox announced several roster moves Monday before beginning their three-game series against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Two right-handed pitchers — Hector Velazquez and Ryan Brasier — rejoined the Red Sox. Velazquez was reinstated from the 10-day injured list after a rehab assignment with short-season Single-A Lowell, while Brasier was reinstated …

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Some people go to Red Rocks Amphitheater to watch quality artists perform quality music. That is not what Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers did over the weekend. No, the power couple went all the way to Red Rocks to see some folk-reggae Frankenstein monster named Trevor Hall. But hey, the trip spawned some pretty worthwhile …

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Carli Lloyd has given the United States women’s soccer team’s haters something over which they now can stew. The USA forward performed a golf-clap goal celebration Sunday during her team’s 3-0 win over Chile in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Lloyd in the 36th minute headed in her second goal of the game and …

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Even the allure of landing Anthony Davis — one of the best players in the NBA — wasn’t enough to convince the Celtics to trade away Jayson Tatum, which speaks to how highly Boston president of basketball operations Danny Ainge thinks of the 21-year-old forward. Tatum has shown flashes of greatness in two seasons since …

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