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Young Giants Fan Donates Ball After Sad D-Backs Fan Misses Out …

Young Giants Fan Donates Ball After Sad D-Backs Fan Misses Out On One

deadspin.com Updated Sep 3, 2013
This little Diamondbacks fan—or more honestly, his dad—wasn't quick enough to nab a foul ball tossed into the crowd at Chase Field on Sunday. The little kid dealt with his disappointment by pulling his hat over his face so no one could see his sadness. …
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  • Rockies' Gonzalez aggravates finger injury

    Rockies' Gonzalez aggravates finger injury

    ESPN.com Sep 3, 2013
    Outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has aggravated the sprained joint on his right middle finger during a minor league rehab assignment and likely will have to deal with the nagging injury for the rest of the season.
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  • CarGo activated, but finger remains an issue

    CarGo activated, but finger remains an issue

    MLB.com Sep 3, 2013
    Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez was activated from the disabled list on Tuesday, but he wasn't able to swing a bat. He was available for the game against the Dodgers as a pinch-runner or as a defensive replacement.
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  • Dodgers' Puig out of lineup with knee strain

    Dodgers' Puig out of lineup with knee strain

    ESPN.com MLB.com Sep 3, 2013
    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is out of the starting lineup a day after he aggravated a right knee strain.
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  • Paul Goldschmidt gets his bachelor’s degree online while puttin…

    Paul Goldschmidt gets his bachelor’s degree online while putting together an MVP-caliber season

    yahoo.com Sep 3, 2013
    We've heard about numerous athletes who complete their college degrees once they've gone pro. Using, for example, the offseason to finish up classes. But Paul Goldschmidt, the Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman and to some, America's First Baseman, did …
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  • Padres sign OF Venable to $8.5M extension

    Padres sign OF Venable to $8.5M extension

    ESPN.com MLB.com Sep 3, 2013
    The San Diego Padres have signed outfielder Will Venable to an $8.5 million, two-year contract extension through 2015.
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  • Video - Puig Sits, Dodgers Still Win 00:36

    Puig Sits, Dodgers Still Win

    Sep 3
    The Dodgers won their sixth straight game with a 7-4 victory over the Rockies.

Sports Columnists

  • On the Defense After Defending Ex-Players

    Sep 3
    As we head into Week 1 of the NFL’s 94th season, I’m playing defense after Monday’s column on Kevin Turner and the plaintiffs’ attorney, Chris Seeger. Your email: GOOD QUESTION. “I’ve enjoyed your NFL work for many years. It’s the first thing I read eve…
  • Michael Beasley will be released by Phoenix Suns, sources say

    Sep 3
    Michael Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft, is on course to be a free agent by the end of this week, sources close to the process told ESPN.com.
  • Michael Beasley release former No. 2 pick Phoenix Suns

    Sep 3
    Michael Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft was released by the Phoenix Suns in the wake of his recent arrest on suspicion of marijuana possession.