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5 risers, 2 fallers after 2 days of Detroit Lions training camp

5 risers, 2 fallers after 2 days of Detroit Lions training camp

It’s still ridiculously early to be declaring any positions battles won or lost in Detroit Lions camp. Not only have the pads not yet come on, but with practices still barely over 90 minutes—and most of that time spent on walkthroughs or special teams—any sort of sweeping conclusions about the 2022 Detroit Lions would be …

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MLB rumors: Padres front-runner for Juan Soto; would Angels trade Shohei Ohtani?

MLB rumors: Padres front-runner for Juan Soto; would Angels trade Shohei Ohtani?

The Major League Baseball trade deadline is Aug. 2, so we’re heading toward the homestretch as teams sort out whether they are buyers, sellers or holders and inch toward some landscape-changing deals. Wednesday night, the Yankees swung a deal for All-Star outfielder Andrew Benintendi. It wasn’t really a “first domino to fall” type move that’ll …

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Dolphins camp observations (Day 2): Speedsters dominate, plus stock up, stock down

Dolphins camp observations (Day 2): Speedsters dominate, plus stock up, stock down

Jaylen Waddle put on a tutorial about Houston rap music on Thursday, and it is possible his music showcase might carry over to Friday, based on his productivity in the Miami Dolphins’ second practice. “Ya’ll liked that playlist?” Waddle asked the media after taking off his orange jersey. The orange jersey, which is given to …

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Cristiano Ronaldo reiterates desire to leave Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo reiterates desire to leave Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo has reiterated his desire to leave Manchester United during meetings at the club’s Carrington training base, but executives continue to insist he is not for sale. After discussions, it is felt that a primary objective for Ronaldo wishing to depart is to spend the 2022-23 season at a Champions League club so he …

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What would it take for the White Sox to trade for Matt Moore, Tyler Naquin and others?

What would it take for the White Sox to trade for Matt Moore, Tyler Naquin and others?

Not sure anyone has mentioned this all season, but the White Sox are in a bit of a pickle. They are in the middle of a contention window that will take some maneuvering to extend past 2023 (no shade to the long-term plan, but José Abreu, Yasmani Grandal, Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo López all hit free …

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Mets' Max Scherzer says PitchCom 'should be illegal' after admitting to using it for first time vs. Yankees

Mets’ Max Scherzer says PitchCom ‘should be illegal’ after admitting to using it for first time vs. Yankees

In the wake of the sign-stealing scandals — not to mention a series of lesser controversies that probably shouldn’t have been — Major League Baseball has started to use electronics to relay signs from catcher to pitcher and vice versa. It’s called PitchCom. A decent number of teams have been using it this season and …

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Jalen Hurts talks offseason work with Eagles teammates, Fletcher Cox calls Jordan Davis ‘the guy’

Jalen Hurts talks offseason work with Eagles teammates, Fletcher Cox calls Jordan Davis ‘the guy’

The Eagles held their first training camp practice on Wednesday and a handful of players spoke to reporters following their reps. Jalen Hurts, DeVonta Smith, and A.J. Brown talked about their work together during the offseason and establishing routines. Fletcher Cox talked about some of the young guys, including Milton Williams and Jordan Davis, and …

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Rosenthal: What Astros want for one of their starters; why Padres could be shopping for a pitcher

Rosenthal: What Astros want for one of their starters; why Padres could be shopping for a pitcher

If the Astros fulfill their quest to trade one of their starting pitchers, they will not be getting prospects in return. No, the Astros would justify the move to its clubhouse by acquiring major-league help, according to sources with knowledge of the team’s thinking. Ideally, that player would be a catcher or center fielder under …

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Daniel Snyder will face House committee questions under oath Thursday

Daniel Snyder will face House committee questions under oath Thursday

Comment on this story Comment Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder will participate remotely in a sworn deposition Thursday with the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, after he and the committee agreed on the terms of the interview following weeks of deliberations. The committee announced the agreement early Thursday morning after negotiations involving attorneys on …

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