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August 18, 2022


Mets Prospect Brett Baty Bashes Home Run in First MLB At-Bat

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Jon Daniels dismissed by Rangers; Chris Young to run baseball ops

Kennedi Landry MLB – For more and to sign up click here ARLINGTON — The Rangers parted ways with president of baseball operations Jon Daniels on Wednesday, effective immediately. General manager Chris Young will inherit all duties, including oversight of all aspects of the Rangers’ baseball operations department, the club......

Home Run Inn recalls 13,000 pounds of frozen pizza after metal complaints

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Home Run Inn is recalling more than 13,000 pounds of frozen meat pizza after consumer complaints of metal in the Chicago-style pies, federal food safety officials said on Sunday.  The recall involves Home Run Inn Chicago’s Premium Pizzeria Deluxe......

Trump faces a slew of investigations and lawsuits — and they’re heating up as he weighs White House run

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former US President Donald Trump raises his fist while walking to a vehicle outside of Trump Tower in New York City on August 10, 2022. Stringer | AFP | Getty Images As Donald Trump considers whether to make a third......

They said it! Jamaal Williams will run over you while crying, plus more quotes of the week

Jamaal Williams is fired up, the Razorbacks are looking for respect and more from our quotes of the week. ‘I left my crystal ball in my other pants.’ — Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo, on whether there will be tension in the locker room between Baker Mayfield and Sam......

Chandler Redmond: Cardinals Prospect Hits for Home Run Cycle

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Cardinals minor leaguer Chandler Redmond accomplished the rarest of baseball feats on Wednesday night. The Double A second baseman hit for the home run cycle, clubbing a solo shot, a two-run homer, a three-run homer and a grand slam in the same game.  The 25-year old Redmond tallied 11 RBIs while......

Albert Pujols Now One Home Run Shy of Impressive Barry Bonds Record

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Albert Pujols will not catch Barry Bonds’ all-time home run record, as the Cardinals first baseman is set to retire this year, well short of the record. He currently sits in fifth place on the list, with an outside chance to pass Alex Rodriguez for fourth if he can get hot in the......

Ethereum just pulled off its final test run ahead of one of the most important events in crypto

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ethereum is the world’s second-biggest cryptocurrency, and it’s giving bitcoin a run for its money. Getty Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market value, just ran a final dress rehearsal ahead of a years-awaited upgrade that’s been billed as one of......

Braves Rookie Vaughn Grissom Blasts Home Run for First MLB Hit

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LeBron, Ham Agree Lakers’ Offense Will Run Through Anthony Davis, per Report

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Wilton Jackson The key figures leading the Lakers are reportedly putting their heads together to ensure last season’s disaster doesn’t repeat itself.  LeBron James and his agent, Klutch Sports CEO Rich Paul, reportedly met with Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka and head coach......

Inflation Reduction Act won’t curb inflation ‘over the short run,’ says economist

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Democratic lawmakers celebrated on Sunday as the Senate narrowly passed sweeping economic and climate change legislation following a 51-50 party-line vote. The bill, called the Inflation Reduction Act, now heads to the House where it’s expected to pass, and then......

Barber wins javelin gold after overcoming COVID

BIRMINGHAM, England, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Australian Kelsey-Lee Barber won Commonwealth Games javelin gold on Sunday, after defending her world title last month and then overcoming a bout of COVID-19. Barber, Commonwealth Games bronze medallist in 2014 and silver in 2018, was nearly denied a ticket to Birmingham after testing......

Thompson-Herah and Kiplimo complete golden double to light up Games

BIRMINGHAM, England, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Jamaican sprint queen Elaine Thompson-Herah romped to victory in the 200 metres and Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo held on to win the men’s 5,000m to complete contrasting Commonwealth Games golden doubles at Alexander Stadium on Saturday. After breezing to gold in the 100m on Wednesday,......

Angels Set Dubious Home Run Record in 8–7 Loss

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Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Shohei Ohtani did the incredible, and the Angels lost. Such was the case once more on Thursday, as Los Angeles fell to the A’s at home, 8–7. This time, though, it wasn’t just Ohtani who was hung out to dry after a strong performance, but......

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