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Tim Kurkjian Baseball Fix – Black-and-blue marks, nausea and all the other fun parts of being hit by a pitch

[ad_1] You love baseball. Tim Kurkjian loves baseball. So while we await its return, every day we'll provide you with a story or two tied to this date in baseball history.ON THIS DATE IN 2005, Craig Biggio was hit by a pitch for the 268th time.That broke the modern (since 1900) record set by Don Baylor, who, when asked which one hurt the most, replied, "None of them.'' Biggio would
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Iowa parts with football strength coach Chris Doyle amid claims of biased behavior based on race

[ad_1] Iowa has reached a separation agreement with longtime football strength coach Chris Doyle, the school announced Monday.The agreement, signed Sunday, is effective immediately.Doyle, who had led Iowa's strength and conditioning program since 1999, was placed on paid administrative leave June 6 after a large group of former players had spoken out about mistreatment in the program. Most of the allegations came from black players and centered on Doyle.Some players
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Source — Wake Forest parts ways with basketball coach Danny Manning

[ad_1] Wake Forest has parted ways with basketball coach Danny Manning after six seasons, a source confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Borzello on Saturday.The Demon Deacons went 13-18 this season, losing in the first round of the ACC tournament.Stadium first reported that Manning would not be returning to Wake Forest.In his six years at Wake Forest since being hired from Tulsa, Manning is 78-111 overall and 30-80 in ACC regular-season play.
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Trade-seeking Duke Johnson parts with agent

[ad_1] As he continues to seek a trade by the Cleveland Browns, running back Duke Johnson Jr. has parted ways with his agent.In a text to Cleveland.com, agent Kristin Campbell confirmed that she is no longer representing Johnson."I am very proud that we were able to secure him a lucrative extension during our time with him," Campbell wrote. "We wish him the best."Johnson, who has attended mandatory Browns workouts during
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Federer’s clay-court return equal parts promising and frustrating

[ad_1] He had been so close, yet suddenly found himself so far.That was Roger Federer's quandary at the end of the second set of his quarterfinal match with Dominic Thiem on Friday at the Madrid Masters. So close to making a very Federer-esque statement in his closely watched return to the Euroclay circuit after an absence of three years. So close to closing out the 25-year-old clay wizard Thiem with
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Nebraska parts ways with Miles, eyes Hoiberg

[ad_1] Nebraska has parted ways with coach Tim Miles after seven seasons, the team announced on Tuesday.The favorite to replace Miles is former Iowa State and Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg, multiple sources told ESPN. Hoiberg, 46, was fired by the Bulls in December but has interest in returning to college basketball. He was also linked to the vacant UCLA job, but Nebraska has already reached out to him
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Bama parts ways with Johnson after 4 seasons

[ad_1] The University of Alabama and men's basketball coach Avery Johnson have parted ways after four seasons.Johnson, who previously coached the NBA's Dallas Mavericks and Brooklyn Nets following a 16-year playing career, went 75-62 and made one NCAA tournament appearance at Alabama. On Wednesday, the Crimson Tide lost 80-79 in overtime to Norfolk State in the first round of the NIT.On Sunday, the two sides announced the decision in a