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How The Botched Mets Trade Went Down

How The Botched Mets Trade Went Down

deadspin.com Updated 43 minutes ago
So: who screwed up? Who was responsible for Wilmer Flores’s tears , and for the Brewers’ goodbye messages to Carlos Gomez, and for the Mets becoming a punchline yet again? And who’s to thank for the most entertaining sports Twitter night since DeAndre J…
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  • Padres 7, Mets 3: The Wheels Fall Off for the Mets in a Game an…

    Padres 7, Mets 3: The Wheels Fall Off for the Mets in a Game and in a Trade

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    The Mets lost to the Padres despite three homers by Lucas Duda and then had to refute reports that a deal had been made to send Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler to the Brewers for Carlos Gomez.
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  • Wilmer Flores Cries After Learning He'd Been Traded, Stays In T…

    Wilmer Flores Cries After Learning He'd Been Traded, Stays In The Game (UPDATE)

    deadspin.com 12 hours ago
    At around 9:00 p.m., the Mets reportedly agreed to a deal with the Brewers to trade Zack Wheeler and Wilmer Flores for Carlos Gomez:Read more...
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  • Mets Get Carlos Gomez, Sending Zach Wheeler and Wilmer Flores t…

    Mets Get Carlos Gomez, Sending Zach Wheeler and Wilmer Flores to Brewers

    nytimes.com 12 hours ago
    To acquire Gomez, the Mets gave up two key young players: Wheeler, the highly rated right-handed pitcher who is now recuperating from Tommy John surgery, and Flores, a shortstop.
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  • Packers Have Four Players Fail Physicals; Nelson and Hayward Re…

    Packers Have Four Players Fail Physicals; Nelson and Hayward Ready for Camp

    packersgab.com 15 hours ago
    The Packers released names today of four players that flunked their physicals and won’t be at the opening of training camp on Thursday. Outside linebacker Mike Neal, rookie running back John Crockett and wide receiver Ricky Collins will all open camp on…
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  • Happy Training Camp Eve!

    Happy Training Camp Eve!

    Packer Training Camp eve is upon us and the Packers have lots of gifts in store for all the good Packers fans in 2015. The only question is… Which gift would you most like from the Packers this preseason?
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  • Packers won’t put Aaron Rodgers on a training camp pitch count

    Packers won’t put Aaron Rodgers on a training camp pitch count

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    Aaron Rodgers has dealt with some injuries, and he is the MVP. But that doesn’t mean the Packers are going to put their quarterback on any kind of pitch count in training camp. “Aaron is going to have to get exactly he needs,” Packers coach Mike McCarth…
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  • Bucks sign Copeland, adding front-court depth

    Bucks sign Copeland, adding front-court depth

    nba.com 18 hours ago
    The Bucks have signed free-agent forward Chris Copeland, adding veteran depth to their young frontcourt.
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  • Mike McCarthy on off-field issues: “The tolerance level isn’t v…

    Mike McCarthy on off-field issues: “The tolerance level isn’t very high”

    profootballtalk.com 21 hours ago
    The Packers made their share of off-field headlines this offseason, and coach Mike McCarthy has had his patience tried. So far, the three players involved in run-ins with the law, suspensions or both remain on the roster, but McCarthy said Wednesday the…
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  • With Business out of the Way…it’s FOOTBALL TIME!

    With Business out of the Way…it’s FOOTBALL TIME!

    greenbaypackernation.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    With the Packers shareholder meeting complete, it is time for football to once again take Titletown by storm. Mark Murphy addressed the media and laid out the highpoints including the possible game in London and the continued pursuit of NFL
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  • Mike Brown takes blame for Bengals not honoring past players

    Mike Brown takes blame for Bengals not honoring past players

    profootballtalk.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Packers fans filled Lambeau Field earlier this month to celebrate Brett Favre’s entry into the team’s Hall of Fame and they’ll fill it again on Thanksgiving to celebrate Favre’s career again. Plenty of other stadiums will play host to similar moments th…
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  • Parra ups trade value with another big game

    Parra ups trade value with another big game

    MLB.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Gerardo Parra, the Brewers' top trade chip, enjoyed another banner night, scoring three runs while finishing a home run shy of the cycle and making a highlight-reel catch to help extinguish the Giants' best rally in the Brewers' 5-2 win.
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  • Five-Run Inning Lifts Giants Past Brewers

    Five-Run Inning Lifts Giants Past Brewers

    nytimes.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Hunter Pence doubled in Matt Duffy to break a scoreless tie in the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 on Wednesday.
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  • Extraordinary Packer GMs

    Extraordinary Packer GMs

    greenbaypackernation.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Former Packer GM Ron Wolf was inducted into the Hall of Fame, and for good reasons. He was an outstanding General Manager who led the Packers out of the basement and back into the light. On the flip side is
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  • Wisconsin Assembly OKs $250M in public funding for new Bucks ar…

    Wisconsin Assembly OKs $250M in public funding for new Bucks arena

    yahoo.com nba.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    The Milwaukee Bucks took a major step toward remaining in Wisconsin on Tuesday. With Bucks head coach Jason Kidd reportedly watching from the gallery at the State Capitol in Madison, the Wisconsin State Assembly voted to approve a bill that will earmark…
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  • Packers Show Off New Alternate Jerseys for the 2015 Season

    Packers Show Off New Alternate Jerseys for the 2015 Season

    packersgab.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    The Packers have new throwbacks today, as they let the cat out of the bag at their new shareholders meeting. Here’s the look of the new jerseys, which look very much like the Packers wore in 1994. Those 1994 jerseys (the NFL’s 75th anniversary) were a t…
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  • Crawford's shot backs Heston to beat Brewers

    Crawford's shot backs Heston to beat Brewers

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 28 (2 days ago)
    Brandon Crawford crushed a two-run homer in the fourth inning and Chris Heston threw seven solid frames as the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 4-2, Monday night at AT&T Park.
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  • Packer Pride Meme: Training camp is coming, the time that separ…

    Packer Pride Meme: Training camp is coming, the time that separates …

    greenbaypackernation.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    Training camp is coming, the time that separates the men from the boys. Who will be the next Packers superstar? Who will step up? The challenge stands before us and the journey is long. But it is about to begin…it
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  • Hellickson handles Crew; D-backs take series

    Hellickson handles Crew; D-backs take series

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    Jeremy Hellickson pitched six scoreless innings and Jake Lamb and Chris Owings provided run-scoring extra-base hits in the D-backs' 3-0 win over the Brewers on Sunday at Chase Field. It was Arizona's third victory in the four-game series and second cons…
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  • Soon the Unknowns Become Known

    Soon the Unknowns Become Known

    greenbaypackernation.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    The Packers offense will unquestionably be the strong point of this year’s team but the defense was coming on strong at the end of last season. With Training Camp on the horizon, the defense still has a few question marks
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  • Rubby outduels Jungmann to blank Brewers

    Rubby outduels Jungmann to blank Brewers

    MLB.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    Rubby De La Rosa blanked the Brewers over eight innings, winning for the second straight start, to lift the D-backs to a 2-0 win on Saturday night at Chase Field
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  • Stephen Jones says NFL still has “some work to do” on catch rul…

    Stephen Jones says NFL still has “some work to do” on catch rule

    profootballtalk.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)
    Cowboys COO Stephen Jones recently admitted that the no-catch call in the divisional-round playoff game against the Packers was correct. But Jones knows the NFL still has more to do to get it right. The NFL has tweaked the rule regarding the making of a…
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  • Braun's HR Gives Nelson, Brewers Win Over Corbin, D-Backs

    Braun's HR Gives Nelson, Brewers Win Over Corbin, D-Backs

    nytimes.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)
    Ryan Braun homered, Jimmy Nelson threw seven innings in one of his best starts of the season to win a pitching duel with Arizona's Patrick Corbin, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Diamondbacks 2-1 on Friday night.
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  • D-backs drop Crew in Godley's sterling debut

    D-backs drop Crew in Godley's sterling debut

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 24 (6 days ago)
    Zack Godley won in his Major League debut to lift the D-backs to an 8-3 win over the Brewers in the series opener at Chase Field on Thursday night.
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  • Video - Eleven starters returning for Packers' high-powered offense 01:21

    Eleven starters returning for Packers' high-powered offense

    Jul 29
    Herm Edwards and Mark Brunell explain why the Packers are destined for success with 11 returning starters on offense.
  • Video - Rodgers facing full training camp workload 02:11

    Rodgers facing full training camp workload

    Jul 29
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses why Packers coach Mike McCarthy doesn't intend to take it easy on veteran quarterback Aaron Rodgers during training camp.
  • Video - Suspensions to Letroy Guion, others, cast cloud over Packers' cam... 01:23

    Suspensions to Letroy Guion, others, cast cloud over Packers' cam...

    Jul 27
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses the dynamic at camp with suspensions looming.
  • Video - Packers release revenue details 02:59

    Packers release revenue details

    Jul 20
    ESPN business reporter Darren Rovell discusses what the Packers' portion of the NFL's revenue sharing says about the health of the league.

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