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Ichiro Hits First Home Run Of The Season, Jeter Gives Him The Business
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Ichiro Suzuki hit his first home run of the season last night, a three-run homer that put the Yankees on top of the Blue Jays 6-4. It was Ichiro's first home run in almost a full calendar year, and as he approached the dugout, Jeter gave him the who are…Upvote Share Tweet
Fresh faces and a hot streak have the Yankees in the playoff race after their 17th straight victory over the Blue Jays in the Bronx.Upvote Share TweetThe ink is still drying on James Reimer’s new two-year contract with Toronto, but the betting is Reimer won’t be a Maple Leaf in two years. The two sides avoided an arbitration hearing Friday by agreeing to a two-year deal that will pay Reimer $2.3 mill…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 20 hours agoGoaltender James Reimer and the Toronto Maple Leafs agreed to a two-year contract, the team said Friday. No financial terms were disclosed, but Elliotte Friedman of "Hockey Night in Canada" reported the contract has an average annual value of $2.3...Upvote Share Tweet
'Not a couple of thugs' — Blue Jays manager John Gibbons on rookies Marcus Stroman and Aaron SanchezJohn Gibbons, the manager of the Toronto Blue Jays, had a strange and unfortunate way of complimenting two of his rookie pitchers, Marcus Stroman and Aaron Sanchez, on Thursday afternoon. Stroman had just combined with two relievers on a one-hit shutout…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jul 24 (yesterday)Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz left in the ninth inning of Thursday's 8-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays with what he believes was a back spasm.Upvote Share Tweet
The five most evil hockey photoshops we could come up withthehockeynews.com Jul 24 (2 days ago)Summer is a time for fun in the hockey world. But sometimes that fun can be a little dark. One of my favorite THN issues every year comes before the trade deadline, when we often take a player likely on the move and photoshop him into another team’s uni…Upvote Share Tweet
We Reminisce: “Skip 2 My Lou” Turns 38 Todaydimemag.com Jul 24 (2 days ago)Rafer Alston turns 38 today. While he never reached superstar status in the NBA, the streetball legend went from the playground to a starting point guard playing in the NBA Finals. Today, we remember the man they call Skip 2 My Lou. From a young age, Al…Upvote Share Tweet
In debut, Sanchez retires heart of Boston's orderMLB.com Jul 23 (3 days ago)It turns out Blue Jays manager John Gibbons wasn't joking when he said earlier this week that Aaron Sanchez was going to be tossed into the fire. Making his debut in Wednesday's 6-4 win, Toronto's top prospect responded by retiring Boston's Dustin Pedro…Upvote Share TweetR.A. Dickey finally got some run support as Ryan Goins hit a key RBI triple and Jose Bautista homered in the Blue Jays' 6-4 victory over the Red Sox on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Could Marc Staal join his brothers with the Hurricanes?thehockeynews.com Jul 23 (3 days ago)The New York Post’s Larry Brooks believes the Rangers should get busy re-signing defenseman Marc Staal. The 27-year-old blueliner is eligible for unrestricted free agency next summer. His cap hit for this season is $3.98 million. Barring another concuss…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 23 (3 days ago)The Maple Leafs’ hiring of Kyle Dubas as their new assistant GM Tuesday, and the ensuing debate and discussion about the advanced statistics revolution Dubas is a part of, has intriguing parallels to a similar hiring in Toronto 37 years ago. Back then, …Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees Win Fourth StraightJul 25Carlos Beltran and Ichiro Suzuki both homered in the third inning of the Yankees' 6-4 win over the Blue Jays.
MLB Daily Download: ThursdayJul 24Antonietta Collins recaps Wednesday night's action from around the league, including Yoenis Cespedes hitting the long ball twice, Orioles pitchers having location issues, and an injury at PNC Park that lands someone on the 15-day DL.
Blue Jays Trounce Red SoxJul 24Juan Francisco drove in four runs to lead the Blue Jays past the Red Sox 8-0.
Blue Jays Rally Past Red SoxJul 23The Blue Jays came back to beat the Red Sox 6-4 for their second straight win against Boston.
Omri Casspi returning to Sacramento Kings with one-year dealJul 25Veteran forward Omri Casspi is returning to the Sacramento Kings, according to sources close to the process.
The Ray Rice FalloutJul 25OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Head bowed, Ray Rice went out to his first practice of his seventh NFL season Thursday morning. General manager Ozzie Newsome had just told him he’d be suspended for the first two games of the 2014 NFL season—important division games…
Cleveland Cavaliers remain front-runner in Kevin Love trade sweepstakes, s…Jul 25The Cleveland Cavaliers cannot officially trade Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23 but remain the closest thing to a front-runner in the trade sweepstakes for the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, according to sources close to the process.
Point guard Jameer Nelson signs with Dallas MavericksJul 24Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.