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Homer Bailey pitches second career no-hitter, first for MLB in …

Homer Bailey pitches second career no-hitter, first for MLB in 2013

yahoo.com MLB.com CNNSI.com Updated Jul 2, 2013
Your browser does not support iframes. The man with the worst possible name for a pitcher now has two career no-hitters. Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds, who threw a no-hitter 10 months ago in the final week of the 2012 season, did it again Tuesday …
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  • Bill Polian: Colts steered clear of Aaron Hernandez in the draf…

    Bill Polian: Colts steered clear of Aaron Hernandez in the draft

    Another day, another NFL executive saying that he knew enough to steer clear of Aaron Hernandez in the 2010 NFL draft. Yesterday it was Bengals owner Mike Brown, who said his team was wary of Hernandez’s character before the draft. Today it’s former Col…
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  • Hall, Haden make PFF's cornerback list

    Hall, Haden make PFF's cornerback list

    ESPN.com Jul 2, 2013
    Pro Football Focus, which has been up and running for five years, decided to take a look at what players have fared the best over that time span. In breaking down cornerbacks, two AFC North defenders made PFF's top-10 list: the Cincinnati Bengals' Leon …
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  • Matt Ryan among those who could redefine market with next deal

    Matt Ryan among those who could redefine market with next deal

    CNNSI.com Jul 2, 2013
    Fewer game-changing deals are now being handed out in the NFL. But the market soon could be redefined again thanks to these looming contract situations, writes Andrew Brandt.
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  • Hard Knocks: looking back and ahead

    Hard Knocks: looking back and ahead

    bengals.com Jul 2, 2013
    The Bengals' 2009 appearance on the Emmy-winning series Hard Knocks drew rave reviews. Four years later, HBO and NFL Films are going to the well again, as the Bengals will be the subject of the 2013 version of the show.
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  • Reds pound Giants in rain-shortened game

    Reds pound Giants in rain-shortened game

    ESPN.com Jul 2, 2013
    Todd Frazier homered and drove in four runs Monday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds out of their offensive slump to an 8-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants in a game shortened to six innings because of rain.
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  • Shin-Soo Choo and the Dark Art of HBP

    Shin-Soo Choo and the Dark Art of HBP

    grantland.com Jul 2, 2013
    The first batter to step to the plate this season for the Cincinnati Reds was Shin-Soo Choo. This was by design. The top of the Reds lineup was a disa...
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  • Video - Bailey Throws No-Hitter 01:05

    Bailey Throws No-Hitter

    Jul 2
    Highlight Of The Night: Homer Bailey throws the second no-hitter of his career, the first no-no of the season, to lead the Reds to a 3-0 win over the Giants.
  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Trade Bait 03:53

    SweetSpot TV: Trade Bait

    Jul 2
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield take a look at Chase Utley, Andre Ethier and the Yankees as the trade deadline nears.

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  • Sacramento Kings make Andre Iguodala their free-agent priority, according …

    Jul 2
    The Sacramento Kings have made Denver Nuggets swingman Andre Iguodala their free-agent priority, according to sources familiar with Sacramento's thinking.
  • Report: Sacramento Kings abruptly pull offer to free agent Andre Iguodala

    Jul 3
    The Sacramento Kings, after making Andre Iguodala their top free-agent priority, have abruptly pulled their lucrative offer to the Denver Nuggets swingman, according to USA Today.
  • Sources: Martin, Wolves reach 4-year deal

    Jul 2
    Free-agent swingman Kevin Martin is leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to join the Minnesota Timberwolves.
  • Sources -- Tiago Splitter agrees to re-sign with San Antonio Spurs

    Jul 2
    The San Antonio Spurs have reached an agreement in principle to re-sign power forward Tiago Splitter, according to sources close to the process.