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Dodgers C Martin records K in scoreless inning

[ad_1] Catcher Russell Martin took the mound for the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second time this season and pitched a scoreless eighth inning -- with one strikeout -- in an 8-2 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.Martin came in with the visiting Dodgers trailing 8-2."I felt like six runs was just ... you know, we're still in striking distance, so I was going to make them earn it,"
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Vandy beats Michigan to win College World Series

[ad_1] OMAHA, Neb. -- Mason Hickman and Jake Eder combined for 14 strikeouts, Vanderbilt knocked out Michigan ace Karl Kauffmann in the fourth inning, and the Commodores won the College World Series with an 8-2 victory in Game 3 of the finals Wednesday night.Vandy (59-12) won a second title in its four CWS appearances, all since 2011. The other championship came in 2014.Hickman struck out 10 in six innings and

Seattle NHL franchise to have AHL affiliate in Palm Springs

[ad_1] PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Seattle’s new NHL franchise intends to have its American Hockey League affiliate in Palm Springs as part of a new arena proposed for the city. The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and Oak View Group announced plans Wednesday to build a privately-funded arena on tribal land in downtown Palm Springs with the intent on serving as the home ice for Seattle’s affiliate. NHL

Chiefs’ Hill meets with NFL investigators

[ad_1] Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill met with NFL investigators Wednesday for eight hours, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.It was a "very thorough interview," according to the source.Hill has been banned from the team's training facility amid an investigation by the Kansas Department of Children and Families into possible child abuse, battery or neglect. The investigation began after officers in Overland Park, Kansas, were called to Hill's
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Can their Loan Army come to their rescue?

[ad_1] This is the most difficult offseason Chelsea will face in 16 years.The five-time Premier League champions have sold star attacker Eden Hazard to Real Madrid for a fee starting at £90 million, and while the January capture of 20-year-old American winger Christian Pulisic for £57.6m will help soften the blow, Chelsea won't be able to make any further additions to supplement an aging squad. A transfer ban will prevent
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Does Usyk deserve a title opportunity against Ruiz?

[ad_1] Former cruiserweight undisputed champion Oleksandr Usyk announced in March he was moving up to the heavyweight division to look for better and bigger challenges.Usyk unified all four major cruiserweight belts with a unanimous decision victory over Murat Gassiev in the World Boxing Super Series final a year ago and made one defense, an eighth-round TKO victory over Tony Bellew in November, before deciding to move up in weight.Usyk (16-0,

Gary Woodland adjusts to fame at Rocket Mortgage Classic

[ad_1] DETROIT (AP) — Gary Woodland left his news conference and resumed another interview while walking toward the Detroit Golf Club clubhouse when he was stopped in his tracks. “Hey, Gary!” a man shouted, leaning against a rope. “Can I get a picture real quick?” Woodland obliged, striking a quick pose with the fan. Earlier in the morning, a crowd gathered to watch him tee off in the Rocket Mortgage
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Predictions, key players and what to watch for

[ad_1] We are down to the final eight teams in the Copa America. Guest nations Japan and Qatar have gone home but we're left with the giants of South American football like Argentina, Uruguay and hosts Brazil, as well as unfancied teams like Venezuela and Paraguay.Here is the lowdown on each of the four quarterfinal clashes (all live on ESPN+).Jump to: Brazil vs. Paraguay | Argentina vs. Venezuela | Colombia