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Players take a knee during the national anthem before Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series between the Denver Nuggets and the Utah Jazz, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)
August 21, 2020 - 5:46 pm
More than any other sport, the cream of the NBA assuredly rises to the top in the playoffs. This, of course, is a postseason unlike any other. No fans. No home-court advantage. Everyone hunkered down in the same place. Will a Cinderella team emerge from the pack at Disney World? Maybe even claim an...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2019, file photo, Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman sits in a special outside booth before the Reds' baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Cincinnati. Brennaman used a gay slur during the broadcast of Cincinnati's game against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Brennaman used the slur moments after the Fox Sports Ohio broadcast returned from a commercial break before the seventh inning in the first game of a doubleheader. Brennaman did not seem to realize he was already on air. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
August 20, 2020 - 10:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thom Brennaman will not be calling NFL games on Fox after using an anti-gay slur on air during a Cincinnati Reds broadcast. Fox Sports issued a statement Thursday that said "we are moving forward with our NFL schedule which will not include him.” Fox also said Brennaman’s remarks...
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Kraig Riley
August 20, 2020 - 1:58 pm
The overall record speaks for itself, the Pirates are 4-16 and the worst team in baseball. One of the main reasons for that stem from underperforming bats in the middle of the lineup (Bell, Reynolds, Polanco)
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August 20, 2020 - 9:22 am
Cleveland Indians catcher Roberto Pérez challenged starter Aaron Civale to get through eight innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night to give the team’s hard-working bullpen a break.
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August 19, 2020 - 9:30 am
Carlos Santana hit a towering, three-run homer in the 10th inning and drove in a career high-tying five runs to lift the Cleveland Indians to a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
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Sam Schmitz
August 19, 2020 - 3:35 am
The Milwaukee Brewers lost game one of this three-game series to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, 4-3. The Brewers didn’t record a hit until the 9th inning as Twins starter Kenta Maeda flirted with a no-hitter throughout the game.
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Daniel Plocher
August 17, 2020 - 7:18 pm
Former Milwaukee Brewers GM and President of Player Operations Doug Melvin joined The Wendy’s Big Show on 105.7 FM The Fan in Milwaukee to discuss the strange MLB season amid the COVID-19 pandemic and how the Crew will fare this year.
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Photo credit AP Photo/Aaron Doster
Associated Press
August 17, 2020 - 8:05 am
The last two games of a series between the teams were postponed Saturday after the player tested positive. Both teams had days off Monday, creating an opportunity for a makeup doubleheader, but MLB was waiting on further testing.
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Associated Press
August 15, 2020 - 1:36 pm
Jesse Winker had his first career two homer game and Sonny Gray continued his torrid strikeout pace as the Cincinnati Reds broke open a close contest with five runs in the last two innings for an 8-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
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Andrew Limberg
August 14, 2020 - 1:39 pm
Two doubleheaders will be played in August and September in St. Louis and Pittsburgh respectively. This will make up for the 3 games postponed due to COVID-19 among the Cardinals.
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