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Source: Rangers to trade for Halos' Hamilton

Source: Rangers to trade for Halos' Hamilton

MLB.com deadspin.com Updated 6 hours ago
The Rangers are close to a deal that would bring Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton back to Texas, according to a source. Neither club has confirmed.
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  • Jersey Fouls of the Week: Crosby lords over all; 'Vat' man save…

    Jersey Fouls of the Week: Crosby lords over all; 'Vat' man saves Ducks

    yahoo.com 6 hours ago
    Hello everyone, and welcome to your weekly update of our favorite jersey fouls from the past seven days. Well, now it’s going to be weekly, starting today. In case you didn’t know, we’ve been posting a steady stream of fouls to our Tumblr page. You can …
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  • What to watch for in Friday's NBA Playoffs Game 3s

    What to watch for in Friday's NBA Playoffs Game 3s

    yahoo.com 9 hours ago
    We've got a trio of Game 3s on tap for Friday night, with two series teetering on the brink of the point of no return and one that could absolutely still go either way. Here's a look ahead at what to keep an eye on during this evening's three-game playo…
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  • Gary Bettman has a Katy Perry problem

    Gary Bettman has a Katy Perry problem

    yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    The NHL has a “Katy Perry” problem. Well, at least now they do. When Winnipeg Jets fans serenaded Corey Perry of the Anaheim Ducks with a “Katy Perry” chant during Game 3 of their playoff series, it was treated by some as another comedic gem by the prev…
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  • Streaky Mets Can Set a Modern Record With a Sweep in Next Home …

    Streaky Mets Can Set a Modern Record With a Sweep in Next Home Series

    nytimes.com 12 hours ago
    The 10-0 Citi Field start is the longest win streak at home to start a season since the 2009 Dodgers ran off 13 but far from the 21-0 start at home by the 1880 White Stockings.
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  • Dodgers fans to remain in the dark as TV deal reportedly falls …

    Dodgers fans to remain in the dark as TV deal reportedly falls through

    yahoo.com 14 hours ago
    It appears the 70 percent of Los Angeles natives who don’t get to watch their Dodgers on television will have to continue to wait. According to the Orange County Register, a proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable is collapsing. Time Warne…
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  • Watch Trombone Shorty's Kick-Ass NBA Playoffs Halftime Show

    Watch Trombone Shorty's Kick-Ass NBA Playoffs Halftime Show

    deadspin.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    We all had a good laugh this weekend when Coolio performed at halftime of the Spurs-Clippers game . Little did we know, it got worse: Montell Jordan was the featured act for Game Two at Staples Center. Leave it up to New Orleans to get the halftime show…
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  • One hit enough for Angels in shutout of A's

    One hit enough for Angels in shutout of A's

    MLB.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Kole Calhoun blasted a two-run homer off Jesse Chavez and Nick Tropeano pitched six scoreless innings in his season debut on Thursday afternoon, setting the tone in the Angels' 2-0 victory over the A's in Southern California.
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  • Giants sweep Dodgers with back-to-back walk-offs

    Giants sweep Dodgers with back-to-back walk-offs

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Justin Maxwell's one-out single Thursday shattered a 10th-inning deadlock and gave the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 triumph over the Los Angeles Dodgers, completing a three-game sweep for the defending World Series champions. It was the second straight wa…
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  • Pagan's aggressiveness leads to Giants' victory

    Pagan's aggressiveness leads to Giants' victory

    MLB.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Justin Maxwell applied the finishing touch to the Giants' 3-2, 10-inning victory over the Dodgers on Thursday, but it was Angel Pagan who applied the pressure.
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  • Bolsinger makes case to remain in Dodgers' rotation

    Bolsinger makes case to remain in Dodgers' rotation

    MLB.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    While the Giants may have finished off a sweep of the rival Dodgers on Thursday, they didn't get much going against Mike Bolsinger, who was effective in his Dodgers debut. The right-hander went 5 2/3 innings, allowing an earned run on five hits and two …
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  • Kendrick's great grab extends Dodgers' hopes

    Kendrick's great grab extends Dodgers' hopes

    MLB.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    For a little while Thursday afternoon, it appeared Howie Kendrick would be the hero of the series finale between the Dodgers and Giants. The Giants needed to conjure up some ninth-inning magic after Kendrick made a superb defensive play in the previous …
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  • Why we’ve grossly underestimated the Anaheim Ducks

    Why we’ve grossly underestimated the Anaheim Ducks

    thehockeynews.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    We’re dealing in duck, not crow, but the former made us eat the latter Wednesday night. The pesky, gritty Winnipeg Jets were supposed to give the Anaheim Ducks a serious run in the Pacific Division semifinal. Plenty of experts picked Winnipeg to win the…
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  • Conn Smythe Watch: Ducks fly with Perry; Chicago’s Darling goal…

    Conn Smythe Watch: Ducks fly with Perry; Chicago’s Darling goalie

    yahoo.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Welcome to the first edition of our Conn Smythe Watch, which chronicles the ever-changing race for playoff MVP. This one is a just a glimpse at the current picture; we’ll make it a daily feature when Round 2 begins. Keep in mind that we factor in the pr…
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  • How Much Longer Can The Clippers Survive With This Bench?

    How Much Longer Can The Clippers Survive With This Bench?

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Being in a 1-1 series tie with the San Antonio Spurs isn’t the worst position for the Los Angeles Clippers to find themselves in. The team has shown plenty of positive signs throughout the first two games of this series—Blake Griffin is dunking on fools…
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  • Winnipeg Jets fans earn third star of elimination game, courtes…

    Winnipeg Jets fans earn third star of elimination game, courtesy of Sportsnet (Photo)

    yahoo.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Without question, the most impressive thing about the Winnipeg Jets in their first-round battle with the Anaheim Ducks were the Winnipeg fans. Granted, this is because the Jets were swept and their goalie transformed back into a sieve, but it’s also bec…
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  • Giants benefit from non-interference call to upend Dodgers

    Giants benefit from non-interference call to upend Dodgers

    yahoo.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. A battle that started with Clayton Kershaw and M…
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  • Gray puts A's back in driver's seat at Angel Stadium

    Gray puts A's back in driver's seat at Angel Stadium

    MLB.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Sonny Gray continued to dominate, and the A's rallied late, scoring a combined eight runs on nine hits against the Angels bullpen in the seventh and eighth innings to capture a 9-2 victory on Wednesday night.
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  • Kesler scores twice to silence crowd as Ducks sweep Jets in fir…

    Kesler scores twice to silence crowd as Ducks sweep Jets in first round

    NHL.com yahoo.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    WINNIPEG - Ryan Kesler was happy to silence the crowd and the critics. The Anaheim Ducks forward scored a pair of goals Wednesday to propel his team to a 5-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets that delivered a 4-0 first-round series sweep. It was ...
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  • Video - Steve Nash Announces Retirement 03:04

    Steve Nash Announces Retirement

    Mar 21
    Stephen A. Smith discusses Steve Nash's retirement and his place among the greatest point guards in history.
  • Video - Steve Nash On Decision To Retire 03:13

    Steve Nash On Decision To Retire

    Mar 21
    Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash discusses his time with the Lakers, legacy questions, and his decision to retire.
  • Video - Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth 00:29

    Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth

    Mar 20
    Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
  • Video - Ducks Edge Avs In Overtime 01:11

    Ducks Edge Avs In Overtime

    Mar 20
    Corey Perry's overtime goal lifted the Ducks past the Avs 3-2.

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    Apr 23
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