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Day: 21 June 2019

U.S. doesn’t want revenge vs. Trinidad & Tobago after World Cup woe. It just wants to win the Gold Cup

[ad_1] BEREA, Ohio — “Revenge is for suckers. I’ve been griftin’ for 30 years, I never got any.” Paul Newman’s character Henry Gondorff said it in the movie “The Sting,” and the same sentiment holds true for the U.S. men’s national team ahead of its Gold Cup group stage game against Trinidad & Tobago on […]

Pujols gets ovation in return to Busch Stadium

[ad_1] ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols is back in St. Louis, nearly eight years after celebrating a World Series crown in the city that made him famous. The Hall of Fame-bound slugger has accomplished a lot during his time with the Los Angeles Angels, with whom he signed after 11 stellar seasons with the Cardinals. […]

Mazara’s 505-foot HR ties longest in Statcast era

[ad_1] Baseballs are flying out of ballparks across the major leagues this season. The one Nomar Mazara hit Friday night was the farthest yet. The Texas Rangers outfielder clubbed a 505-foot bomb off Chicago White Sox right-hander Reynaldo Lopez, a two-run shot in the first inning that sailed high into the upper right-field deck at […]

2019 NHL draft – Pick-by-pick analysis

[ad_1] Follow the entire 2019 NHL draft, pick-by-pick. Chris Peters, Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan provide detailed breakdowns of each first-rounder’s skill set, as well as how he will fit with his new NHL team. And be sure to check out all of our draft-prep content to learn more about this talented draft class. Top […]

Top prospects Hughes, Kakko go 1-2 in NHL draft

[ad_1] 9:00 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The New Jersey Devils selected Jack Hughes, an 18-year-old center from Orlando, Florida, with the first overall pick in the NHL draft on Friday night. The pick was announced by Devils Hall of Fame goaltender Martin Brodeur, who was taken at the 1990 draft in […]