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Mets To Promote Noah Syndergaard

The Mets will promote top pitching prospect <b>Noah Syndergaard</b> to start on Tuesday, GM Sandy Alderson told reporters today, including ESPNNewYork.com’s …

MLB rules no tampering found in Cubs' hiring of Joe Maddon

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball has ruled that the Chicago Cubs did not violate tampering rules when they pursued manager Joe Maddon last fall.<p>The …

Rockets fire social media manager after tweet directed at Mavericks

The Houston Rockets fired social media manager Chad Shanks on Wednesday, a day after an inappropriate tweet was sent out toward the end of the team's …

Instagram details its Apple Watch app

Instagram today detailed its popular photo sharing app on Apple Watch.<p>The company says it worked closely with Apple to tailor Instagram’s smartphone …

Living The Dream: Why Fantasy Sports Are A Billion-Dollar Business And Still Growing

Baseball? Try snooker. These days, millions of players are betting on much more than just box scores.<p>One fall day last year, Joe Scialabba was at a church picnic with his family and feeling very annoyed.<p>For weeks, Scialabba, a 50-year-old administrator at a small Pennsylvania college with a long …

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Johnny Manziel's CFL starting debut was nothing short of disastrous. The former Cleveland Browns first-round...

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May 2, 2015: A Day That Will Make Sports-Gambling History

Seems to me that next Saturday is the perfect storm for sports gamblers. You’ve got the Kentucky Derby in the afternoon and the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight that evening.<p>The day will have to set an all-time record for money bet in a single day, right? I am talking about single-event sports bets, not …

Boxing

NL Central Notes: Brewers, Wainwright, Hamels, Cingrani

• <b>Cardinals</b> GM John Mozeliak spoke with Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about how the club will handle the loss of <b>Adam Wainwright</b>. While …

NL Central

Phillies Willing To Pay Some Of Hamels' Contract In Trade

An incalculable amount of ink has been dedicated to the <b>Cole Hamels</b> saga and whether or not Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. is asking too much in trade …

Baseball

New Mexico Millionaire Lures Treasure Hunters With Hidden Chest

More than five years ago, art collector and author Forrest Fenn decided to hide a treasure chest in the Rocky Mountains. Since then, he says tens of …

Orioles postpone game vs. White Sox amid riots in Baltimore

The Baltimore Orioles postponed a second straight game against the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday after a night of rioting near Camden Yards.<p>The team …

Cardinals Likely To Replace Wainwright From Within

News of <b>Adam Wainwright</b>’s potentially season-ending Achilles injury has already led to speculation about the Cardinals trading for an ace like <b>Cole</b> …

Max Scherzer: No one wants to see pitchers bat

Max Scherzer, who will likely miss his next start for the Washington Nationals with a sprained thumb, says the National League would be better served …

Where do Penguins go from here?

And so the halcyon age of glory for the Pittsburgh Penguins has inexorably -- and dare we say inexplicably -- morphed into an age of uncertainty and …

Albuquerque police seek Jon Jones as suspect in hit-and-run crash

Albuquerque police are currently searching for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones as a suspect in connection with a hit-and-run accident on …

The Royals have become MLB's most despised team

A couple days ago I was talking to my friend Jena, a Kansas City Royals fan. She asked what I thought of all the fist-pumping and chest-bumping and …

Check out these breathtaking videos and photos from this week’s massive volcano eruption in Chile

Chile’s Calbuco Volcano erupted on Wednesday and several stunning photos and videos of it have been popping up all over the web. Below we’ve posted …

8 Style Strategies for Advancing Your Career

Answers to your questions about what is appropriate in various workplace situations<p><b>1. How should I express myself in an office setting?</b> <b>The CEOs Say . . .</b> 58% patterned neckwear and shirts15% jewelry (rings, earrings, bracelets)15% cuff links5% whimsical neckwear<p>"Having great style is something …

Marcus Mariota Talks about the NFL Draft, Tinder, and Literally Being a Meathead

Plus, discover what really grinds the soon-to-be NFL star’s gears<p>One week from tonight, Marcus Mariota will be a Titan. And a Jet. And a Brown. He’ll pack his bags for sunny San Diego, and ring up his real estate agent to find a place in Philly. He’ll make history as the first player to …

The Hidden Danger at Your Gym

A new study reveals that the air in your gym might be potentially dangerous<p>Breathing in some dude’s BO is bad enough, but new evidence from Portugal shows that your fitness center may be swarming with sickening air pollutants.<p>That’s what the scientists determined when they found that 82 percent of …

Study Shows UAB Football Program Was Financially Solvent

A day late and a dollar short. This idiom comes to mind when checking out a recent study by a consulting firm that the University of Alabama at Birmingham fired last month after initially hiring to check into whether the school pulled the plug on its football program too soon.<p>Anonymous UAB donors …

Will The Apple Watch Push The Boundaries Of Good Manners?

The Apple Watch is set sell millions in its first year on shelves. Already the new, quite possibly redundant, gadget has moved over 2 million in preorders alone, and analysts are betting on anywhere from 9 to 30 million sold in the first year.<p>That’s out of myriad different models ranging from just …

Barry Bonds' obstruction conviction thrown out by appeals court

NEW YORK -- Barry Bonds has been cleared legally after 11½ years in court. His reputation remains tainted in the minds of many baseball fans.<p>A …

Craigslist User Warns Against Buying Secondhand Imperial II-Class Star Destroyer

If you're not into Star Wars, you might as well sign off the Internet for the rest of the year. Not only are the filmmakers going to bombard you with …

NBC, CBS, ESPN Set 2015 Prime-time Football Schedules

With the 2015 NFL regular season matchups now set, the rights-holding networks have revealed their schedules. The NFL season kicks off on Thursday, …

International Notes: Fox, Sierra, Linares

<b>Lucius Fox</b>, an 18-year-old shortstop and native of the Bahamas, has been declared a free agent by Major League Baseball, according to Fangraphs’ …

Carson City Council passes $1.7 billion stadium plan by 3-0 vote

CARSON, Calif. -- The ball now belongs to the Raiders, the Chargers, the Rams -- and the NFL.<p>A second city council has approved a second proposed pro …

Jose Bautista: 'No regrets' about watching HR leave park

TORONTO -- Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista drew the ire of several Baltimore Orioles players by standing and admiring the 250th home run of his …