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Ravens trade kicker Vedvik to Vikings for pick

[ad_1] The Ravens traded kicker Kaare Vedvik to the Vikings for an undisclosed draft pick, Baltimore announced Sunday.A league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Baltimore will receive a 2020 fifth-round draft pick from Minnesota.The trade is contingent on Vedvik passing a physical for the Vikings, the Ravens said.Vedvik, a native of Norway, was 12-of-13 on field goals in the preseason the past two years for Baltimore after being signed
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Browns trade RB Johnson to Texans for ’20 pick

[ad_1] The Cleveland Browns traded running back Duke Johnson Jr. to the Houston Texans, the Browns announced on Thursday.The Texans agreed to send a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2020 NFL draft to the Browns, a pick that can become a third-round selection, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.The move comes after the Texans waived running back D'Onta Foreman earlier this week. Foreman was later claimed off waivers by the
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Where every playoff contender stands after the MLB trade deadline

[ad_1] With the trade deadline a few days behind us, it's a good time to take stock of where things are in the playoff races. Let's check in on the top 15 teams, based on the playoff odds at FanGraphs, and look at some key factors down the stretch.Houston AstrosPlayoff odds: 100%Win World Series: 28.2%Deadline additions: RHP Zack Greinke, RHP Aaron Sanchez, RHP Joe BiaginiKey injury to watch: Ryan Pressly
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Inside the Zack Greinke deal — 24 hours that rocked the MLB trade deadline

[ad_1] 3:29 PM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"THE FIRST CALL came about 24 hours before Major League Baseball's 4 p.m. ET July 31 trade deadline. Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow reached out to his counterpart with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Mike Hazen. Luhnow wanted to talk about Zack Greinke. Hazen was happy to listen.Both understood how
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Melvin Gordon wants trade, Ryan Kalil returning with Jets

[ad_1] Broncos and Falcons fans, the wait is over. The Hall of Fame game will kick off the preseason this evening in Canton, Ohio.For the other 30 teams, we'll have to wait another week before we'll get a glimpse of those rookies and other new additions.Meanwhile, the New York Jets made a surprise addition by signing veteran center Ryan Kalil, who made five Pro Bowls in 12 seasons with the
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Gordon’s agent requests Chargers trade star RB

[ad_1] Melvin Gordon's agent told ESPN's Josina Anderson that he requested last week that the Los Angeles Chargers trade his client after the team remained at its initial offer of approximately $10 million per season in contract talks.Agent Damarius Bilbo told Anderson that Chargers general manager Tom Telesco told him that the star running back is still viewed as family, but Bilbo was not given permission to seek trade partners.1
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Busy Cubs plug several holes before trade deadline, but is it enough?

[ad_1] ST. LOUIS -- There's an old saying when it comes to getting a job done: Don't confuse activity with accomplishment.It remains to be seen what the Chicago Cubs actually accomplished at the trade deadline -- that will be determined over the next two months -- but they sure were busy. Their grand prize came with just moments to go Wednesday afternoon, when they picked up righty-hitting outfielder Nicholas Castellanos
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Will failing to trade for deadline relief help come back to haunt Dodgers?

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES -- If the Los Angeles Dodgers, owners of baseball's best record, don't win this year's World Series, the focus -- fair or not -- will probably shift back to July 31, 2019, the day the team's front office failed to secure the high-end reliever it so desperately needed and coveted.Andrew Friedman, the Dodgers' president of baseball operations, sounded like a man at peace with that possibility."Everybody knows
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Winners and losers of an unexpectedly wild MLB trade deadline

[ad_1] Just remember: Sometimes the biggest deals don't end up being the most important. See: Nathan Eovaldi and Steve Pearce for the 2018 Red Sox. Anyway, let's review some of the winners and losers from a 2019 MLB trade deadline that finished with a flurry of activity. (Note: This is not a comprehensive review of every trade, but I did like the A's picking Tanner Roark in the most A's
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It’s MLB Trade Deadline Day! Here’s what you need to know

[ad_1] We got off to a slow start to the trade deadline, and then Marcus Stroman was traded to the New York Mets, and then we had the three-team blockbuster Tuesday night that sent Trevor Bauer to the Cincinnati Reds, Yasiel Puig, Franmil Reyes and Logan Allen to the Cleveland Indians and Taylor Trammell to the San Diego Padres. That was fun. What will happen before the MLB trade deadline