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Associated Press Moneyball: Tatis took cash as prospect, owes part of fortune Fernando Tatis Jr. ‘s payday from baseball’s longest contract is not quite what it appears. The 22-year-old star shortstop signed a $340 million, 14-year deal with the San Diego Padres, the third-highest deal in the sport’s history. Tatis agreed to receive money from …

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Axios Djokovic, Federer and Nadal have won 58 of the last 70 Grand Slams Table: Axios VisualsNovak Djokovic beat Daniil Medvedev, 7-5, 6-2, 6-2, to keep his Australian Open dominance intact — nine finals, nine championships.Why it matters: Djokovic now has 18 Grand Slam singles titles, two away from the men’s record held by Roger …

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Axios Djokovic, Federer and Nadal have won 58 of the last 70 Grand Slams Table: Axios VisualsNovak Djokovic beat Daniil Medvedev, 7-5, 6-2, 6-2, to keep his Australian Open dominance intact — nine finals, nine championships.Why it matters: Djokovic now has 18 Grand Slam singles titles, two away from the men’s record held by Roger …

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Reuters Spanish long jumper loses chance of win after officials’ mistake A long jumper was reduced to tears when officials mistakenly erased her mark after a leap that could have brought her a gold medal at the Spanish athletics championships on Sunday. Maria Vicente, 19, appeared to have recorded a distance above 6.50 metres with …

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Reuters Spanish long jumper loses chance of win after officials’ mistake A long jumper was reduced to tears when officials mistakenly erased her mark after a leap that could have brought her a gold medal at the Spanish athletics championships on Sunday. Maria Vicente, 19, appeared to have recorded a distance above 6.50 metres with …

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ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports Buccaneers are focused on six of their free agents, with the goal of keeping five The defending Super Bowl champions have made clear their desire to retain as many of their free agents as possible. More recently, coach Bruce Arians has narrowed the objective, without naming names. As noted by …

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ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports Mike Evans: Tom Brady went above and beyond with texts to prepare for Super Bowl After the Buccaneers won Super Bowl LV, Leonard Fournette revealed Tom Brady would text teammates “We will win” around 11 p.m. ET every night. But apparently that wasn’t all he was sending. In an appearance …

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ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports Autopsy report: Vincent Jackson suffered from chronic alcoholism The tragic death of former NFL receiver Vincent Jackson has given rise to many questions. Answers are beginning to emerge. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister, appearing Wednesday on Q105 in Tampa, announced one of the key findings of the autopsy report. Via …

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NASCAR.com Where are they now? Mark Martin enjoying less competitive retirement life For nearly 40 years, Mark Martin was known as one of the toughest opponents in NASCAR. No matter if your name was Gordon, Johnson, Earnhardt, Stewart or others, if you saw Martin‘s car closing on you in your rearview mirror, you knew you …

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Associated Press Gonzaga, Baylor sit atop AP Top 25; Kansas returns at No. 23 The voters in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll are lined up with the committee that will select the NCAA Tournament field when it comes to which five teams are the nation’s best. Top-ranked Gonzaga and No. 2 Baylor remained …

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