The greatest names of the upcoming 2019 MLB draft
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The following are actual names of prospects who may be drafted in the 2019 MLB draft, which begins Monday. Some of them were chosen because they sound cool, others because they sound funny, others because they just look fun to say. So without any further ado, the best names in MLB Draft Tracker for 2019:?
Inside the Dodgers' wild run of walk-off comebacks
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There's some kind of magic happening at Dodger Stadium this summer, with dramatic wins becoming the norm.
Cole's return a smasher: 12 K's, 7 shutout IP
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The Astros had suffered a hard-to-swallow loss the night before, so no one was in the mood to answer for another one. Gerrit Cole did his part by dominating the Tigers for seven innings Thursday night, and Alex Bregman and Michael Brantley powered an offense that was missing
Judge's cleats signed by all 217 LLWS players
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Good thing Aaron Judge wears size 17 cleats. Otherwise, the Yankee outfielder might not have succeeded in creating his Players’ Weekend tribute to youngsters in general and Little Leaguers in particular. The signatures of all 217 Little League World Series participants will be emblazoned onto the shoes that
Acuña's walk-off hit 'fitting ending' vs. Fish 
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Given the tremendous success Ronald Acuña Jr. has had against the Marlins, this seemed to be a fitting finish to his season against them. But the Braves' outfielder thought there actually might have been a better way to say goodbye. “I definitely think it was an appropriate way
JJ Arcega-Whiteside - Philadelphia Eagles - NFL
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JJ Arcega-Whiteside profile page, biographical information, injury history and news
MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League
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Major League Baseball says its players will be banned from participating in the Venezuelan Winter League because of recent U.S. economic sanctions against Venezuela
Arizona Diamondbacks' Nick Ahmed part of MLB's shortstop revolution
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Shortstops today are not only making highlight-reel plays in the field but also crowding offensive leaderboards.
MLB Power Rankings: How Close Have Teams Performed to Their Preseason Projections?
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In this week's Power Rankings, we look back at how the 2019 season was supposed to play out. We've highlighted 10 teams who have either significantly over- or underperformed their FanGraphs preseason projections or, perhaps more surprisingly, landed right on them.
Divorce lawyers say ToneMeter app is spellcheck for emotions, catches harsh messages
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CHICAGO — Communication is critical when it comes to running a household in good times and bad. Experts in the subject of breakups and divorce have a tool to help keep things moving in the right direction even when it feels like life is falling apart.Divorce lawyers say ToneMeter app is spellcheck for emotions, catches harsh messages
Moncada HR?s in return, White Sox beat Rangers
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CHICAGO (AP) — Yoán Moncada lined a two-run homer his return from the injured list, Ross Detwiler struck out a career-high eight and the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 6-1 on Thursday night. James McCann hit a solo shot and doubled, and Jose Abreu, Tim Anderson and Matt Skole each had an RBI as Chicago won for the third time in four games.
What is the most number of days we have gone without rain and what year did it occur in?
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Dear Tom,  SLK Dear Tom, What is the most number of days we have gone without rain and what year did it occur in? Steven Lifka, Brookfield Dear Steven, The city's longest stretch without measurable precipitation(0.01 inches or more) has been 30 days, which occurred nearly a century ago from Jan. 7-Feb. 5, 1919.
Suspicious device shuts down George Washington Bridge
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NEW YORK — Traffic on the George Washington Bridge has been shut down in both directions as authorities investigate a suspicious device. The New York Police Department says the suspicious device was found on the upper level of the bridge near the New Jersey side just before 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
Red Sox inadvertently solved two of MLB's biggest problems thanks to 12 minutes of baseball
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More than 16,000 fans watched 12 minutes of baseball at storied Fenway Park under sunny skies in the middle of the day on Thursday.
Yankees-Dodgers Is Both a Rarity and a Potential Playoff Preview
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Linked by history more than recent on-field meetings, the teams will take the best records in baseball into their weekend series in Los Angeles.
Cam Newton - Carolina Panthers - NFL
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Cam Newton profile page, biographical information, injury history and news
Greg Little - Carolina Panthers - NFL
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Greg Little profile page, biographical information, injury history and news
Major League baseball bars playing in Venezuela
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Major League Baseball announced Thursday it has banned all players from participation in the Venezuela winter league in response to President Trump’s imposition of an economic embargo against the nation,
Swish Analytics Heads to The Major Leagues In New Partnership With MLB
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Swish analytics, a leader in sports betting is taking on baseball. The company announced it has taken on a multi-year deal with Major League Baseball, becoming the Authorized MLB Data Distributor. We spoke to Kenny Gersh, Executive Vice President of Gaming and New Business Ventures at Major League Baseball about what this partnership means for the MLB.
Astros defend decision to restrict reporter from clubhouse
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HOUSTON (AP) ? Amid criticism from Major League Baseball, the Houston Astros on Thursday defended the team's decision to deny a newspaper reporter access to the clubhouse until after ace
MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League
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Major League Baseball says its players will be banned from participating in the Venezuelan Winter League because of recent U.S. economic sanctions against
MLB will bar its players from Venezuelan Winter League amid economic embargo
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MLB cites President Trump's recent executive order against the South American nation as the reason for its policy.
Report: MLB will ban players from Venezuelan Winter League after President Trump's embargo
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MLB has plan to place to prevent players from joining Venezuelan Winter League in the offseason.
MLB Suspends Involvement in Venezuelan Baseball Following Sanctions
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Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions from the U.S. government, which has repeatedly sanctioned the South American nation's government.
Daniel Jones continues hot start in preseason, raising more questions about when he'll start for Giants
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Jones played well against a first-team defense, giving the Giants an excellent glimpse at the future
Orioles break MLB record for most home runs allowed in a single season
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Baltimore has given up 260 homers with 34 games left on the season
Protest held at police headquarters to address fatal shooting of Joshua Beal
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CHICAGO — A protest was held at Chicago police headquarters during a monthly police board meeting to address a police-involved shooting that was ruled “justified.” About 50 peaceful protesters gathered at 35th Street and Martin Luther King Drive Thursday evening to address questions they have about police brutality in Chicago they say the board is failing to address.
This gallery brings world-class art to the streets of Chicago
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A decades-old street art gallery in Chicago was beginning to fade, but now a new generation is transforming it into a world-class art district. Here's their story — in their own words. Lavar Hoard, Founder, The B_Line The B Line is a gallery much like the Art Institute. In all, there's about 250 murals under one central curation.
South suburban schools shut off drinking fountains over lead concerns
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. — Two south suburban schools shut off their drinking fountains in response to lead concerns Thursday, WGN Investigates has learned. Students are getting ready to return to school in University Park, which has been facing a water crisis for months after high levels of lead were found in the village's water. Some residents have been under an advisory since June.
Police: Passenger grabbed wheel, caused tour bus to crash in Porter County
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PORTER COUNTY, Ind. — A passenger traveling on a tour bus that crashed Thursday in Porter County, Ind. is accused of grabbing the wheel of the bus and causing the crash. Indiana State Police said the private charter bus was traveling westbound on Interstate 94 near Chesterton around 6:30 p.m. Thursday. A passenger aboard the bus, Pedro Rodriquez, 36, of Chicago, made his way to the front of the bus “where he grabbed the wheel in an apparent attempt to gain control,” police said in a statement.
Matt Fortuna previews the upcoming college football season on Sports Feed
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CHICAGO - The majority of the slate will get going next week, but if you're craving college football, there is one Top 25 game for you this Saturday. No. 8 Florida faces Miami in Orlando to get things going in the 2019 campaign, and the rest of the teams will get going over the next week-and-a-half.
MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order
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Major League Baseball has told players they cannot play in the Venezuela winter league this year, a response intended to comply with President Trump's embargo against the country.
J.D. Davis, the Mets’ Quietest Move, Is Making Lots of Noise
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He didn’t come with the name recognition of Robinson Cano or Edwin Diaz, but Davis, freed from a logjam in Houston, has thrived.
O's break record for HRs allowed in a season
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The Orioles surrendered their 259th home run of the season Thursday night at Camden Yards, breaking a tie with the 2016 Reds for most homers allowed by a team in a single season.
Angels shut down Canning (elbow) for season
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Los Angeles Angels rookie right-hander Griffin Canning will miss the rest of the season with mild elbow inflammation.
MLB Will Not Allow Players To Participate In Venezuelan Winter Ball
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Major League Baseball has decided to preclude affiliated players -- both major and minor-leaguers -- from participating in the Venezuelan …
Major League Baseball Leaders
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BATTING_Brantley, Houston, .334; LeMahieu, New York, .334; Devers, Boston, .329; Alberto, Baltimore, .317; Martinez, Boston, .308; Bogaerts, Boston, .306; Gurriel, Houston, .304; Moncada, Chicago, .301; Altuve, Houston, .299; Merrifield, Kansas City, .299.
Eli Manning - New York Giants - NFL
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Eli Manning profile page, biographical information, injury history and news
Kenyan Drake - Miami Dolphins - NFL
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Kenyan Drake profile page, biographical information, injury history and news