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13 years old, with an MLB deal — Why some are ready for change

[ad_1] 10:09 PM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"Major League Baseball continues to push for an international draft and is getting buy-in from influential trainers who have grown weary of players as young as 13 years old agreeing to deals with teams, sources with knowledge of the situation tell ESPN.In a recent meeting between MLB and those
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Bruins’ score 4 goals in 3rd, beat Hurricanes 5-2 in Game 1

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Johansson and Patrice Bergeron scored power-play goals 28 seconds apart, and Boston scored four times in the third period to rally from a one-goal deficit and beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. Tuukka Rask stopped 29 shots for Boston, which trailed 2-1 before capitalizing on back-to-back power plays. With about three minutes left, Brandon Carlo
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Romo fires up crowd with eagle, finishes with 76

[ad_1] DALLAS -- On almost every tee box and every green Thursday, Tony Romo was greeted by shouts of encouragement during the first round of the AT&T Byron Nelson at Trinity Forest Golf Club.Good shot or bad, the fans were as invested in Romo as they were during his decade-long run as the Dallas Cowboys' starting quarterback."It was fantastic," said Romo, who is playing in the event on a sponsor's
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Chelsea-Arsenal join Tottenham-Liverpool in all-English European finals

[ad_1] England became the first country to provide two finalists in both European competitions in the same season after Chelsea and Arsenal made it through to the title match in the Europa League on Thursday.It adds up to a season of domination for English clubs in Europe, with Liverpool and Tottenham reaching the final of the Champions League this week by overturning three-goal aggregate deficits at various stages of their
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Silent Auction Items For International Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Weekend – Now Open!

[ad_1] Support the International Swimming Hall of Fame online silent auction.   Anyone can shop and bid on the collection of unique signed sports memorabilia, travel trips, wine, and more.  There are some The post Silent Auction Items For International Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Weekend – Now Open! appeared first on Swimming World News. [ad_2] Source link
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Kerr optimistic KD can return if Warriors advance

[ad_1] HOUSTON -- Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant will not play in the rest of his team's Western Conference semifinals series against the Houston Rockets because of a right calf strain, but Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he is confident Durant will be able to return in the conference finals if Golden State can close out this series."I think it's good news," Kerr said Thursday night after the Warriors
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Thomas playing above his age during Blues’ playoff run

[ad_1] ST. LOUIS — He is the youngest player on either roster in the Western Conference finals, but Blues rookie Robert Thomas is playing well beyond his age. Thomas, who won’t turn 20 until July 2, showed off the offensive skill and speed against Dallas that led St. Louis to make him the 20th overall pick in the 2017 entry draft. One goal and four assists might seem modest, but
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Players signing in early teens bolsters MLB’s push for international draft

[ad_1] 9:37 PM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"Major League Baseball continues to push for an international draft and is getting buy-in from influential trainers who have grown weary of players as young as 13 years old agreeing to deals with teams, sources with knowledge of the situation tell ESPN.In a recent meeting between MLB and those
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Hazard sends Chelsea to Europa League final ahead of probable exit

[ad_1] 7:40 PM ETNick AmesESPN.com writer LONDON -- Eden Hazard was shot, knackered, spent. The Europa League is not his stage, not really; everybody knows that and it is one reason why, as Chelsea plugged along through their previous 15 outings in the competition, he had only been wheeled out for 228 minutes in total. Here he had dragged himself through an entire two hours, those whirring legs slowing up