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Warriors’ Stephen Curry’s life on and off the court shown in Facebook Watch series

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By Mark Medina The Mercury News (TNS) OAKLAND, Calif. — Unlike the Kardashians, Simon Cowell and Donald Trump, Warriors star Stephen Curry has vowed not to break this self-imposed rule. “I never want to have a reality...

Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera determined to prove he still belongs

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By Anthony Fenech Detroit Free Press (TNS) LAKELAND, Fla. — The kid from Maracay is older now, nearly 36 years old, much more round than thin, with curly dark hair and a goatee that is trying...

Warriors put a new milestone in perspective

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By Mark Medina The Mercury News (TNS) OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors found no need to harp on Saturday’s 35-point loss to Dallas too much. The Warriors could rectify it instead with a better effort on...

Ian Kinsler and Padres kids are helping each other

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By Kevin Acee The San Diego Union-Tribune (TNS) There is an edge, an intensity. Somewhere between he just woke up and he is contemplating a crossword clue and he might pull your liver out of your midsection...

Michael Avenatti arrested, charged with embezzlement and attempt to extort Nike

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By Michael Finnegan, James Queally and Mark Z. Barabak Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested Monday on federal charges of embezzling money from a client, defrauding a bank and...

Schmuck: Orioles fans might be ready for a brand-new team, they just won’t be...

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By Peter Schmuck The Baltimore Sun (TNS) For the past several months, Orioles fans have been looking ahead to the 2019 season with both apprehension and anticipation about the prospect of a new-look inexperienced team taking...

Bryce Miller: San Diego belongs to Manny Machado, if he wants it

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By Bryce Miller The San Diego Union-Tribune (TNS) PEORIA, Ariz. — The keys to San Diego belong to Manny Machado, if he wants them. He can tuck them snugly into the back pocket of his uniform...

Jason Heyward is prepared for the uncertainty of the 2019 season

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By Mark Gonzales Chicago Tribune (TNS) Jason Heyward’s Cubs career has had glimpses of promise only to be tempered by injuries or regression. So as the right fielder enters his 10th major-league season, he’s simply preparing to...

In college basketball, shoe companies walk a thin line between support and scandal

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By Brian Murphy McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) This college basketball season’s indelible moment came when Duke star Zion Williamson’s size-15 Nike burst apart at the seams just seconds into a much-anticipated game against rival North Carolina. Williamson,...

Source: Cardinals finalizing extension with Goldschmidt for club record sum

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By Derrick Goold St. Louis Post-Dispatch (TNS) JUPITER, Fla. — Before the Cardinals could assemble a crowd to welcome Paul Goldschmidt to Busch Stadium and begin the sales pitch to have him call St. Louis home...

Bryce Miller: Leap of faith: California teen tackles blindness to join Team USA

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By Bryce Miller The San Diego Union-Tribune (TNS) SAN MARCOS, Calif. — Imagine being a teenager, awash in the high school drama of school and sports and crushes and cell phones and everything that consumes your...

Marlins’ Miguel Rojas ‘put everything that I had on baseball’ as a kid, now...

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By Jordan McPherson Miami Herald (TNS) JUPITER, Fla. — Miguel Rojas had just graduated from high school in Venezuela when he approached his parents about his future. Rojas made it clear that he wanted to play baseball....

Charles Tillman is afraid of water — but that won’t stop him from rowing...

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By Phil Thompson Chicago Tribune (TNS) CHICAGO — Charles Tillman and a friend plan to row across Lake Michigan this year. Three possible problems with that idea. 1. Tillman has zero experience as a rower. 2. He’s never built...

From a 3-batter minimum to only 1 trade deadline: Will these rule changes improve...

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By Paul Sullivan Chicago Tribune (TNS) GLENDALE, Ariz. — In the never-ending search to persuade millennials to pay more attention to the national pastime, Major League Baseball and the players union announced a slew of new...

In the case of star runner Caster Semenya, a sports arbitration court must determine...

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By David Wharton Los Angeles Times (TNS) From the moment she burst into the spotlight as a teenager, sprinting to victory at the 2009 track and field world championships, Caster Semenya faced anger and suspicion. It wasn’t...

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Kraken end homestretch with back-to-back wins, stop Hurricanes 2-1

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Among questions facing the Kraken heading into Wednesday night’s showdown against arguably the NHL’s best team was whether they would sustain the effort from a slump-snapping victory a few nights before.