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WATCH: Alex Rodriguez breaks 0-for-19 slump, hits home run No. 689

That's one way to snap an 0-for-19 slump.<p>Alex Rodriguez entered Sunday's game hitting .100 on the season and mired in an 0-for-19 slump -- a …

Iwakuma-Tanaka duel a rare matchup between Japanese starters

Hisashi Iwakuma and Masahiro Tanaka squared off Sunday, marking the 11th time two pitchers born in Japan started opposite each other.<p>The Yankees beat …

WATCH: Ian Kinsler fakes out the Astros with a sneaky drop-ball trick

Heady, heady move, Mr. Kinsler.<p>Here's something you don't see every day: a defender being lauded for letting a ball drop in.<p>Tigers second baseman Ian …

Giants 3B coach leaves game after being hit in head by errant throw

Giants third base coach Roberto Kelly left Sunday night's game after being hit in the head by an errant throw while the infielders were warming up …

Bryce Harper is already great, but here's how he's getting even better

So far this season Bryce Harper is making more contact and showing more plate discipline than he did during his MVP season a year ago. The kid is …

Yankees' Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller are absolutely ridiculous

Yankees relievers Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller have struck out 27 of the 41 batters they've faced this season.<p>The Yankees have struggled a bit …

The best raw stuff in baseball belongs to Mets' Noah Syndergaard

The Mets youngster threw 12 pitches of at least 100 miles per hour in the first two innings on Monday.<p>Second-year Mets starter Noah Syndergaard is …

Real or Mirage: Corey Kluber's poor start for the Indians this season

Kluber's early-season struggles mark a good jumping-off point for our new feature, "Real or Mirage?" The premise of the series is simple. We'll delve …

The Mike Trout vs. Bryce Harper Debate is Getting Real Entertaining on Twitter

While it’s only been a few years, it seems like we’ve been comparing Mike Trout and Bryce Harper since the beginning of time. Which players would you …

MLB’s Wonderful Horrible Stadium Food

Just because the home team is losing doesn’t mean you can’t win<p>Baseball is, of course, America’s pastime, ingrained into our cultural consciousness …

At some point, the Cowboys will have to be bold with QB decision

IRVING, Texas – On Wednesday, ESPN Steelers reporter Jeremy Fowler chronicled the Cleveland Browns’ decision to pass on Ben Roethlisberger with the …

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5 NFL teams that should sign Josh Norman

The NFL’s free agent period got quite a bit more interesting on Wednesday when the Carolina Panthers rescinded the franchise tag offer to Josh …

Why history tells us LB Shea McClellin will make an impact for the Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – When considering if the New England Patriots might be able to do what the Chicago Bears couldn’t, and tap the potential that made …

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The NFL Draft has suddenly become a race for quarterbacks who were afterthoughts months ago

The Rams, who traded up to the No. 1 pick a week ago, and Eagles both have their eyes on California's Jared Goff and North Dakota State's Carson Wentz, according to reports — it's just a matter of who goes first.<p>In general, this is a seismic shift from months ago, when the quarterbacks of this …

Cowboys should pounce on recently freed Panthers CB Josh Norman

Apr 22,2016<p>If the Cowboys could rent cornerback Josh Norman for two seasons (with an option for three more) for a net cap savings of $2.4 million this year, net cap hit of $10 million in 2017 and cap payments of $7 million in 2018 and $6 million in 2019, would that be something you’d be interested …

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College Football Teams with Best Shot to Go Undefeated in 2016

Every team strives for it, yet a select few—if any—reach it. The undefeated regular season in college football is a monumental task, one that even the best teams fall short of each year.<p>In an unpredictable sport in which one play or one call could be the difference between winning and losing, …

Victor Martinez collects 1,000th RBI, Tigers top KC, 3-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There were plenty of superlatives to go around in the Detroit clubhouse Wednesday night.<p>Jordan Zimmermann extending his …

Two-out Tuesday: Royals rock in clutch spots

KANSAS CITY -- The Royals' offense has many characteristics.<p>It has loads of speed and athleticism. It constantly puts the ball in play to pressure …

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Athletes who have retired early

A tweet from UFC star Conor McGregor Tuesday saying he "decided to retire young" sent shockwaves through the mixed martial arts world and social media. But in a Facebook post Thursday, he stated, "I AM NOT RETIRED." While McGregor, 27, may not be ready to retire, here are some athletes who called …

Game 3 questions: Will Curry play? Will Durant play better?

The Oklahoma City Thunder are certain Kevin Durant will play better.<p>The Golden State Warriors may not know until Thursday night whether Stephen Curry …

Are Texans, Raiders and Titans Poised to Seize AFC from Pats and Broncos?

The Patriots don't have a first-round pick. The Broncos don't have a quarterback.<p>The superpowers that have dominated the AFC for years—for the entire 21st century, in the Patriots' case—are as vulnerable as they have ever been.<p>The Texans are entering the final turn of a remarkable offseason. The …

Girardi, Cockrell defend Headley

NJ.com | Brendan Kuty: Even though Chase Headley has struggled so far this season, the Yankees have defended him, stating that it's only a matter of …

Mets should bring back Mr. Met commercials for road games

If you've watched a Mets game this year, you've undoubtedly seen commercials featuring Curtis Granderson in the team laundry room and Noah …

Yankees’ Aaron Hicks uncorks fastest throw on record, nabs runner at the plate

Okay, we knew that the Yankees had some flame-throwers in their bullpen, with Aroldis Chapman (when he returns from suspension), Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller, but in the outfield, too? It turns out that not only do the Bronx Bombers feature a hard thrower in outfielder Aaron Hicks, he is the</i> …

The 3 plays in sports everybody will be talking about today

Good morning! Here are the plays everybody will be talking about Thursday.<p><b>LeBron James is getting saucy.</b> The Cavs pulled away from the Pistons in the third quarter to win Game 2 of their series 107-90. But before that we saw a LeBron James that we don't see too often. With Matthew Dellavedova …

The 30-Year-Old High School Basketball Player Story Just Got Weirder

Of course it did.<p><b>Update (4/27/16):</b> <i>The Toronto Star reports</i> that Jonathan Nicola is actually 29 years old, not 30, as originally reported. We regret the error, but not the story, because it just got weirder. In a hearing last week, Nicola told the court he actually never knew his real age, and his …