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Eric Hosmer might not deliver the power you want from a first baseman. (Getty Images)   After diving into pitching park factors, the big park factor we all care about for hitters is homers. But we’re not just stopping at overall park factors but...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Michael Salfino | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Donald trump's Russia problem still looms over all of us like those in-laws who overstayed their welcome on Thanksgiving. So how did we get here? Here is a good read from Mother Jones that might shed some light on that question. The Field Negro education...
From: The Field Negro | By: field negro | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Sony debuted the first footage from its adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower at CinemaCon on Monday night, teasing the July release for the first time. Directed by Nikolaj Arcel, who also worked on the screenplay with writers Akiva Goldsman,...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Christopher Rosen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Kyle Larson started and ended the Auto Club 400 in first. (Getty) Martinsville cheat sheet: STP 500 fantasy rankings Special to Yahoo Sports By Dan Beaver The STP 500 is the first of three short track races in the next four weeks. For most of the drivers...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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With the arrival of baseball season we’re previewing each MLB team, from worst to best. We’ll look at their key offseason moves, projected lineup, best and worst possible outcomes, most pressing fantasy question courtesy of our friends at Roto Arcade...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Yu Darvish is primed to win the Cy Young (Getty Images) American League East Boston Red Sox Toronto Blue Jays (Wild Card) New York Yankees Baltimore Orioles Tampa Bay Rays Comments/Fantasy Predictions: In a tough AL East, the Red Sox remain the class...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dalton Del Don | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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With the arrival of baseball season we’re previewing each MLB team, from worst to best. We’ll look at their key offseason moves, projected lineup, best and worst possible outcomes, most pressing fantasy question courtesy of our friends at Roto Arcade...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Rick Carlisle lets Mark Cuban stay in the game. (Getty Images) In his 16-year NBA career, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has hired two coaches: Avery Johnson, and Rick Carlisle. [Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Baseball: Get in the game and join a league...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kelly Dwyer | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Bonner Bolton and Sharna Burgess took their ballroom chemistry to another level this week. The Dancing with the Stars partners were spotted getting extra comfy with each other at a bar Tuesday night. Are they sparking up a romance? Yahoo TV released...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Perry Carpenter | Monday, March 27, 2017
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South Carolina has proven Cinderella doesn’t have to hail from a small conference. In their first NCAA tournament appearance in 13 seasons, the seventh-seeded Gamecocks crashed college basketball’s biggest stage by toppling the likes of Duke, Baylor...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Omer Asik dwarfed Chris Paul earlier this season. (AP) Omer Asik’s season appears to be over, which doesn’t constitute major news on its own, because the Turkish 7-footer’s minutes have steadily declined since he joined the New Orleans Pelicans...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ben Rohrbach | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Are the Rams likely to move Trumaine Johnson? Rams new look offensive line a reason for hope | Yahoo Sports Outlining the projected starters and their roles as well as their strengths within the starting offensive line. Goff trades footballs for pink...
From: Turf Show Times | By: Sosa Kremenjas | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Yahoo said Wednesday personal data from over a billion users was stolen in a hack dating back to 2013 -- twice as big as another breach disclosed just three months ago.
From: France 24 | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The NHL is officially bringing games to China next season, as Commissioner Gary Bettman announced that the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks will faceoff in preseason games on Sept. 21 at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai and on Sept. 23 at Huaxi...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Greg Wyshynski | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The Chicago White Sox made Tim Anderson a very happy man last week when they finalized a new six-year, $25M extension. That went in the record books as the richest contract ever given to a player with one year of big league experience [Sign up for Yahoo...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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AP Biology - Evolution Unit Practice Exam. Multiple Choice. Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1) Catastrophism
From: Financial Times | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Russell Westbrook attacked and attacked until the Magic had no more answers. (AP) For the second straight game, the Oklahoma City Thunder trailed by double digits midway through the fourth quarter. And for the second straight game, Russell Westbrook...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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You’ll often hear frustrated fans proclaim their favorite team is, for the lacking of a better term, “urinating the season away” when it goes on an extended losing streak. The San Francisco Giants, on the other hand, now view urinating the season...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Calgary Flames rookie uber-pest Matthew Tkachuk made headlines on Wednesday when he called out Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings for calling him out as a dirty player, which came after Tkachuk was suspended two games for elbowing Drew Doughty in...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Greg Wyshynski | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Gonzaga advanced to the school’s first-ever Final Four when it defeated Xavier last week during the Elite Eight. The trip... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Joshua Schrock | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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If Mike Bryant isn’t considered the prototypical sports father, he probably should be. His dedication to helping his son, Kris Bryant, develop into the reigning National League MVP on the field, and a respected member of every community he belongs...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Until 2005, high school players were allowed to jump straight from the prep ranks to the NBA. So we never got a chance to see Kobe Bryant or LeBron James put to the test in the chaos of March Madness. But thanks to the benefit of quotes and hindsight,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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They're already trying to make a 2018 campaign issue out of Republicans' vote to block FCC privacy regulations. An even bigger fight on net neutrality is probably next.
From: Politico | By: Alex Byers | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Delino DeShields, dart throw (AP) There isn’t a ton of value to be gleaned from Spring Training results. So many players are simply looking to get into shape, trying this, polishing that. There’s no reasonable case that we should exhaustively study...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Scott Pianowski | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Suarez (R) and Rogers have gotten top-10 finishes the past two weeks. (Getty) Daniel Suarez will have an interim crew chief beginning at Martinsville. Joe Gibbs Racing announced Wednesday that Suarez’s crew chief Dave Rogers would be taking a personal...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Nick Bromberg | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Recruiting without LinkedIn just isn’t possible. We don’t need a website. Our company is on LinkedIn. I don’t need an applicant tracking system. I source my candidates on LinkedIn. You are a smart, savvy and successful recruiter. And…...
From: Recruiting Blogs | By: Adam Appleton | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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It sounds like Bill Goldberg can’t wait to ride off into the sunset. Goldberg, one of the biggest wrestling stars... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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You ever have that thing happen when you’re opening baseball cards and you get two packs with a bunch of the same cards? Ugh. We almost went down that path in this week’s episode of 25-Year-Old Baseball Cards with Cleveland Indians bench coach Brad...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mike Oz | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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LAS VEGAS, NV – NOVEMBER 22: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (L) encourages people to boo him as majority owner Bill Foley looks on before the Vegas Golden Knights was announced as the name for Foley’s Las Vegas NHL franchise at T-Mobile Arena on November...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sean Leahy | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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(Getty) Baylor would be required to comply with the state of Texas’ open records laws if a bill in the Texas Senate becomes law. The bill, filed by Sen. Kel Seliger (R), mandates that all private schools that receive more than $5 million in tuition...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Nick Bromberg | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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With the arrival of baseball season we’re previewing each MLB team, from worst to best. We’ll look at their key offseason moves, projected lineup, best and worst possible outcomes, most pressing fantasy question courtesy of our friends at Roto Arcade...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Tommy Tuberville has a way to unite Auburn and Alabama fans if he runs for office. (AP) Tommy Tuberville has reportedly shown some interest in running for governor of Alabama, which shouldn’t be a problem for Auburn fans who remember him as the man...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Matt Fortuna | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Shutdown Corner is counting down the top 50 prospects in the 2017 NFL draft with a scouting report, quotes from NFL evaluators and a projection where they might be drafted. 29. Alabama OT Cam Robinson 6-foot-6, 322 pounds Key stat: Over three seasons...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Eric Edholm | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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This year’s Final Four coaches have one thing in common: None is among the 10 highest-paid coaches in the NCAA tournament. USA Today released its annual list of men’s college basketball coaches’ salaries among NCAA tournament teams Wednesday,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Matt Fortuna | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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When an NFL team acquires or keeps a player who gets in trouble off the field, there’s a predictable and cynical response. That cynical response is not wrong. The NFL is a business and the business is better when you win. If a player has exceptional...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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(Getty (Images) The University of South Carolina will be represented in the Camping World Truck Series this weekend. Bolen Motorsports’ No. 66 truck will run a South Carolina paint scheme for Saturday’s race at Martinsville in honor of the Gamecocks’...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Nick Bromberg | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Less than 24 hours after a landmark moment for women’s hockey, some devastating news has hit one of the nation’s big-name college programs. The University of North Dakota is eliminating its women’s hockey program, according to Todd Milewski of...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Greg Wyshynski | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Kevin Durant being on track in his recovery will elicit plenty of smiles among the Warriors. (AP) So far, so good on Kevin Durant’s recovery from a sprained medial collateral ligament and tibial bone bruise in his left knee, the Golden State Warriors...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Jessica Alba’s company launched a diaper line aimed at baseball fans. (AP/MLB) Sports fandom begins early. Even before you’re able to formulate thoughts, you’re being influenced to cheer for a certain club. Some of that comes from your parents,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Chris Cwik | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Steve Kerr on point. (Getty Images) It’s been a strange year for NBA awards. Players, executives, broadcasters and now coaches seem more engaged than ever in the pointless exercises that go into determining just who will take home the league’s batch...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kelly Dwyer | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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There are as many as five quarterbacks who could be taken in the first 50 picks of the 2017 NFL draft — which, surprisingly, only has happened once in the past nine drafts. The last time we had five taken in that range was 2011, following the NFL...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Eric Edholm | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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With baseball season upon us, Big League Stew is in full preview mode. We’re doing previews of each team and we’re examining some of the biggest questions heading into 2017. Today: A roundtable discussion about which team could flop in 2017. Nothing...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Edmonton Oilers clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2006 on Tuesday night. It was a heck of a way to celebrate their first season in Rogers Place. New building. New captain. Back in the playoffs. And, beginning this postseason, a new...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sean Leahy | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Hassan Childs has appeared in 28 games during his USF career. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi) UPDATE March 28, 5:30 p.m. ET South Florida defensive back Hassan Childs has been dismissed from the team, coach Charlie Strong told the Tampa Bay Times. “I had a chance...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Everyone knew Sunday’s instant classic between Kentucky and North Carolina was a battle of college basketball bluebloods. We just didn’t know it featured the best programs of all-time. That distinction came Wednesday courtesy of the Associated Press,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Matt Fortuna | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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When the Los Angeles Clippers take the court on Wednesday night for their marquee matchup against John Wall, Bradley Beal and the newly minted Southeast Division champion Washington Wizards, Blake Griffin will be rocking a very special pair of sneakers:...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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In Canada, marijuana is expected to be legal, nationwide, by July 2018. According to reports, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will confirm the reports on April 10 in an official statement. Although the legislation will be introduced by the Liberal...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jennifer Deutschmann | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Draymond Green professes his love for Oakland. (AP) While NFL owners voted overwhelmingly to approve their move to Las Vegas, the Raiders will still call Oakland home for at least one more lame-duck season, so count Golden State Warriors forward Draymond...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ben Rohrbach | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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John Wall smiles and embraces former teammate Nick Young after the Wizards clinch the Southeast Division title. (Getty Images) Beating the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night was a bit tougher than the Washington Wizards probably expected it to be. (That...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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