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Indians hitting coach Van Burkleo opts out due to COVID-19

5 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Cleveland Indians hitting coach Ty Van Burkleo has opted out of the 2020 season due to concerns about contracting the COVID-19 virus.
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A's players, staff support coach after gesture, no penalty

5 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

MLB has been in touch with the Athletics about their bench coach making a gesture that appeared to be a Nazi salute following a win over the Rangers.
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Cubs-Cardinals series postponed after more positive tests

5 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The entire three-game series between Chicago and St. Louis at Busch Stadium was postponed after two more Cardinals players and a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.
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10 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Aug. 9
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Ryan Christenson's apparent Nazi salute sickens Cody Decker

Ryan Christenson's apparent Nazi salute sickens Cody Decker

11 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

A former baseball player said anti-Semitism was “rampant” in the sport after a coach was chastised for making an apparent Nazi salute. Oakland Athletics bench coach Ryan...
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Ex-MLB Player Cody Decker Says Anti-Semitism Rampant in Baseball

11 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

Former MLB player Cody Decker told TMZ Sports that anti-semitism is rampant in baseball after Oakland Athletics bench coach Ryan Christenson apologized for a gesture he made ...
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To give their kids a head start on crucial business skills, parents are pouring money into unconventional extracurriculars, from high-end baseball card collecting to social etiquette for 6-year-olds

To give their kids a head start on crucial business skills, parents are pouring money into unconventional extracurriculars, from high-end baseball card collecting to social etiquette for 6-year-olds

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Some parents, skeptical of school curriculums and eager to level their kids up before they enter the working world, are investing in extracurriculars that'll teach their...
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Pitchers Are Creatures of Habit. A Season of Chaos Is Testing Them

13 hours ago   |   NY Times

Some have resorted to throwing against mattresses in quarantine. Some have sustained early injuries. And all pitchers are trying to cope without their normal routines.
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MLB's Biggest Winners and Losers 2 Weeks into 60-Game Sprint

15 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Anyone who blinked might have missed the first two weeks of Major League Baseball's unprecedented 60-game season. But don't worry...
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White Sox - filling in for the postponed Cubs-Cardinals series - are set to make a rare ESPN ‘Sunday Night Baseball' appearance this weekend against the Indians

23 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

For the first time in years, the Chicago White Sox have been slotted for a regular-season appearance on ESPN's “Sunday Night Baseball." Look for them this weekend against the...
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Austin Cindric wins again at Road America

Austin Cindric wins again at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - Austin Cindric won a race that drove him to tears, though not in the way you might expect. Read more ...

Harvick denies Keselowski in overtime at Michigan

Harvick denies Keselowski in overtime at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Kevin Harvick raced to his fifth NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, outlasting Brad Keselowski in overtime Saturday in the opener of a weekend... Read more ...

Warren scores 39, Pacers surge past Lakers late, 116-111

Warren scores 39, Pacers surge past Lakers late, 116-111

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - T.J. Warren scored 39 points, including seven straight to put Indiana ahead in the final two minutes, and the Pacers beat the Los Angeles Lakers... Read more ...

Lightning's Hedman doesn't return for 2nd period vs. Flyers

Lightning's Hedman doesn't return for 2nd period vs. Flyers

TORONTO - Tampa Bay Lightning star defenseman Victor Hedman has been ruled out after appearing to twist his right ankle midway through the first period of an NHL playoff... Read more ...

Meadows, Rays split with Yankees in 7-inning doubleheader

Meadows, Rays split with Yankees in 7-inning doubleheader

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Austin Meadows hit a two-run single and the Tampa Bay Rays held off the New York Yankees 5-3 for a split of seven-inning games in a doubleheader Saturday. Read more ...

Murray returns to power Nuggets past Jazz 134-132 in 2 OTs

Murray returns to power Nuggets past Jazz 134-132 in 2 OTs

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Jamal Murray scored 23 points in his first game of the NBA restart, including the tying and go-ahead baskets, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Utah Jazz... Read more ...

McGruder's late 3 helps Clippers edge Trail Blazers 122-117

McGruder's late 3 helps Clippers edge Trail Blazers 122-117

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Clippers coach Doc Rivers rested Kawhi Leonard and sat Paul George for the final five minutes following Los Angeles' plan to restrict playing time. Read more ...

Tuch scores in OT, Knights beat Avs 4-3 for top seed

Tuch scores in OT, Knights beat Avs 4-3 for top seed

EDMONTON, Alberta - Alex Tuch scored 4:44 into overtime, Jonathan Marchessault had two goals and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Saturday to earn... Read more ...

Semien delivers again vs Astros; A's win 8th in row

Semien delivers again vs Astros; A's win 8th in row

OAKLAND, Calif. - Marcus Semien homered in the first after hitting a walkoff single to end a 13-inning win a night earlier and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 3-1... Read more ...

Bayern cruises past Chelsea into Champions League quarters

Bayern cruises past Chelsea into Champions League quarters

MUNICH - Robert Lewandowski scored two goals and assisted two more as Bayern Munich cruised into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 4-1 win over Chelsea on Saturday... Read more ...