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Sports Ex-MLB Star Don Baylor Dead At 68 After Cancer Battle
Author: 0 Ex-MLB Star Don Baylor Dead At 68 After Cancer Battle

They frequently obliged, leading to his being hit by pitches a then-record 267 times and leading the league in HBPs eight times. In all, Mr. Baylor wore the uniforms of 14 Major League teams as either a player, coach or manager. Twins broadcaster Bert Blyleven, a teammate of Baylor's on the 1987 championship team, said on Twitter he was saddened by the news. Baylor, 68, was one of four men in baseball history be both an MVP and a Manager of the Year.

Sports Osweiler will start preseason opener
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Update: Schefter and Rapoport report that the Browns are considering a release or a trade of Osweiler . And the Browns go through five quarterbacks in a span of eight games. Osweiler played just one season with the Texans after signing a free agent contract reportedly worth more than $70 million during the 2016 offseason.

Sports Anquan Boldin signing with Bills
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A year ago with the Lions, Boldin showed he still has some juice left in the tank after posting 67 catches for 584 yards and eight touchdowns. At Baltimore, Boldin actually caught the first pass completion of Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor's career in 2011.

Sports Trevor Siemian to start Broncos' first preseason game
Author: 0 Trevor Siemian to start Broncos' first preseason game

Siemian and second year quarterback Paxton Lynch have been competing for the starting quarterback job throughout training camp. In the three games he played last season, Lynch didn't do awful but he didn't put up starter stats either. Joseph with input from Broncos general manager John Elway is expected to name his starting quarterback before the final rehearsal preseason game August 26 against Green Bay.

Sports Jones sends England duo packing from camp
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Centre Manu Tuilagi's global future is shrouded in fresh doubt after he and code-switcher Denny Solomona were sent home from England's three-day training camp in Teddington. "The more he works hard and diligently, the more chance he has of playing". If his motivation and desire are right, he can be an outstanding player for us.

Sports Vince Wilfork announces retirement, farewell tailgate party at Gillette in hilarious video
Author: 0 Vince Wilfork announces retirement, farewell tailgate party at Gillette in hilarious video

The posting, a promotional for the company, lit up the Twitterverse, blotting out the simple retirement tweet earlier by the five-time Pro Bowl selection. Vince Wilfork is hanging up his cleats. "Well y'all - it's been a great run, but the time has come", Wilfork tweeted. Wilfork, 35, called it a career on Monday via a Twitter advertisement sponsored by Kingsford Charcoal.

Sports United fly to Skopje for UEFA Super Cup
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Zidane could be sweating on the fitness of Wales global Gareth Bale, who has been struggling with an ankle injury during pre-season, but former United star Cristiano Ronaldo has been named in Real Madrid's squad. Where can I watch Real Madrid vs Manchester United? "We are all looking forward to it". Mourinho isn't the only person to have represented both clubs, in fact he isn't the only Portuguese to do so as former Manchester United favourite Cristiano Ronaldo should be available for ...

Sports Arsene Wenger suggests Man United don't deserve to be in Champions League
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger suggests Man United don't deserve to be in Champions League

He said that he would like the supporters to stand behind the team as they might go through some very good periods and some not so good periods. John Terry has left to join Aston Villa and his shoes will be huge to fill, maybe too big just like when Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba left, players like these are irreplaceable really.

Sports Kerala High Court lifts life ban on India fast bowler Sreesanth
Author: 0 Kerala High Court lifts life ban on India fast bowler Sreesanth

Sreesanth was present in the court to listen to the pronouncement of verdict. Moreover, the ban could not be continued as the reason for imposing the ban is nullified. "Therefore, on an appreciation of the same evidence, one may not be guilty of criminal consequences but can be found guilty for violating the internal disciplinary rules of an organization", BCCI's affidavit stated.

Sports Everton boss Koeman makes confident Sigurdsson deal claim
Author: 0 Everton boss Koeman makes confident Sigurdsson deal claim

Ronald Koeman believes Everton are finally close to sealing a deal for one of their top summer targets, Gylfi Sigurdsson . Sigurdsson has been strongly linked with a move to Everton since the start of last month, although it is thought that the Toffees are unprepared to meet Swansea's £50m valuation of the Iceland worldwide.

Sports Man United's Borthwick-Jackson turns down Ajax to join Leeds
Author: 0 Man United's Borthwick-Jackson turns down Ajax to join Leeds

Borthwick-Jackson later spent the first half of the 2016/17 season on loan at Wolverhampton Wanderers, where he registered seven appearances across all competitions. Reports suggested that Dutch giants Ajax were keen to secure a deal for the defender, only for Borthwick-Jackson to choose to remain in England instead.

Sports Anthony Martial Really Fired Up for UEFA Super Cup
Author: 0 Anthony Martial Really Fired Up for UEFA Super Cup

United will be eager to improve their record against Los Blancos. "So I've never contested the UEFA Super Cup as the strongest team". Romelu Lukaku , Victor Lindelof and Nemanja Matic should all feature for United, and they could upset Real as they are further ahead in their pre-season preparations.

Author: 0 Plan for Nawaz Sharif's 'GT Road show' finalised

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said he believes in rule of law and does not support any confrontation among institutions. Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain administered oath to 47 cabinet ministers in a televised swearing-in ceremony.

Sports Matt Joyce Allegedly Calls Fan Homophobic Slur During Game vs. Angels
Author: 0 Matt Joyce Allegedly Calls Fan Homophobic Slur During Game vs. Angels

Joyce will reportedly participate in an outreach program with PFLAG , a "family and ally organization" supporting the LGBTQ community. The outfielder of Toronto Blue Jays Kevin Pillar was suspended earlier this year for throwing homophobic insults at the pitcher of Atlanta Braves Jason Motte, who had just removed on of the taken.

Sports Nuggets won't trade young guards for Kyrie Irving
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The Suns have also been consistent in their refusal to include 2017 first-round pick Josh Jackson or budding star Devin Booker in any deal. Ever since Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving's trade request became public, many opinions have been offered by media, fans and fellow National Basketball Association players.

Author: 0 Arsenal Beat Chelsea To Win FA Community Shield

New-signing Sead Kolasinac powered a header into the back of the net, but there was still time for Chelsea to nearly snatch victory. This is the second game, after the FA Cup , that we finish with 10 men. Defeat for Chelsea added to the uneasy atmosphere around the club since winning the title, with uncertainty and rancour surrounding the future of striker Diego Costa , who is up for sale and didn't play at Wembley .

Author: 0 England deny Otis Gibson is the next Proteas coach

The ECB have denied that Cricket South Africa have made an approach for their fast-bowling coach, but The Mail on Sunday has learned that CSA have spent recent weeks asking major figures within the game for their views on Gibson. However, the England and Wales Cricket Board ( ECB ) has said that they have not been contacted by Cricket South Africa and won't entertain any offers until the ongoing four-Test series against the Proteas concludes on Tuesday.

Sports Celtic start title defence with win over Hearts
Author: 0 Celtic start title defence with win over Hearts

McGregor, who provided the cross for Griffiths, finally got a goal of his own in the 73rd minute, blasting home in characteristic fashion after superb work from Sinclair, who spun past two defenders on the halfway line before charging towards goal and playing his team-mate in.

Sports Manchester City fans are loving Benjamin Mendy's Kylian Mbappe Tweet
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Instead Mbappe , Mbappe, who scored 26 goals last season, flew in for a promo shoot with sponsor Nike. "That is for City to decide, but you never know", the Portuguese global told Sky Sports. "He can be one of the best in the world very soon", he continued. City fans - and Benjamin Mendy - were certainly excited.... 'When I met him previous year it was a big surprise because Mendy is a great guy, but he is a little insane.

Sports Little League team disqualified
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The team's behavior was "inappropriate", Little League spokesman Kevin Fountain said, adding that it violated the organization's policies, "regarding unsportsmanlike conduct, inappropriate use of social media, and the high standard that Little League International holds for all its participants".

Sports McGregor whimpers like a girl, claims Malignaggi
Author: 0 McGregor whimpers like a girl, claims Malignaggi

Malignaggi quit the McGregor training camp earlier this week because he was unhappy with leaked photographs with one snap showing him on the canvas and McGregor claiming to have knocked him down. I'm not really sure but I'm telling you at least the high profile fights, they are taking stuff from professional wrestling. Malignaggi said to regret being involved in the preparation of McGregor.

Sports Australia's 'Golden Girl' Betty Cuthbert dies
Author: 0 Australia's 'Golden Girl' Betty Cuthbert dies

She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1969 and was restricted to a wheelchair in recent years. Known as Australia's "golden girl", she went on to win gold in the 400m at the Tokyo Olympics eight years later. The Sport Australia Hall of Fame, of which Cuthbert is a member, also offered their condolences. Only Ian Thorpe boasts more Olympic gold medals than Cuthbert and she remains the only Olympian in history to have claimed gold in the 100m, 200m and 400m track events.

Sports World Championship gold medallist wipes out moments after win, Internet freaks out
Author: 0 World Championship gold medallist wipes out moments after win, Internet freaks out

Bowie got her first major title in 10.86 seconds, dipping across the line one-hundredth of a second ahead of Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou at the world championships in London. Thompson said: 'I don't know what happened. "I didn't execute my race which is a shame but I'm healthy". I don't want to make excuses'. Sunday is lined up with the finals of Men's and women's marathons, heptathlon, women's pole vault, men's shot put, women's 100 metres and a host of other qualifying events.