James Russell Pokol

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Omar Infante takes pitch to face

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Omar Infante of the Kansas City Royals suffered a sprained jaw after he was hit in the face by a pitch from Tampa Bay Rays …

Austin Hedges could be the next catcher-defense hero

As the importance of pitch-framing and overall backstop defense become better understood, the Padres' Austin Hedges may be the next catcher to be perceived as having great value regardless of what he does offensively.<p>Every single general manager dreams of snagging the next Mike Trout. It's the way …

Kentucky prospects will make NBA Draft decisions later

If the Wildcats' key players know where they'll be playing next season, they didn't want to say it after losing the NCAA championship game.<p>After the University of Kentucky lost the NCAA championship game to the University of Connecticut on Monday, each of the Wildcats' pro prospects was asked about …

Petition Calls for Michael Vick to Be Banned from Jets' Training Camp Site

Quarterback Michael Vick is nearly five years removed from serving a 19-month prison term for his involvement in illegal dogfighting, but many have declined to forgive and forget.<p>Vick was signed by the New York Jets this offseason; however, a Change.org petition is seeking to ban him from taking …

Shabazz Napier named Most Outstanding Player in NCAA tournament final

Napier capped off a brilliant season with a bang, leading UConn to the national championship and earning Most Outstanding Player honors.<p>The Connecticut Huskies cut down the nets on Tuesday night, holding off the Kentucky Wildcats, 60-54, to win their second national title in four years. It was all …

Bayern Munich v Manchester United: We can go through, declares Wayne Rooney

Moyes is prepared to pick Manchester United striker after he proves his fitness for second leg of Champions League quarter-final<p><b>·</b> <b>Follow Bayern Munich v Manchester United live</b><p>David Moyes insists that he is not risking <b>Wayne Rooney's</b> fitness by naming the <b>Manchester United</b> forward to face Bayern Munich …

Derek Jeter has last home opener

After the retiring Jeter was lauded with his fellow Core Four members -- Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada -- before the game, the …

Red Sox stop losing streak at 3 behind in-form John Lackey

BOSTON -- Veteran right-hander John Lackey and rookie outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. teamed up to give the Red Sox their first win at home.<p>Lackey …

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