MLB crowds jump from year 21, still below pre-pandemic levels

MLB crowds jump from year 21, still below pre-pandemic levels

AP . sports writer David Brant Even with Homer being chased down by Aaron Judge and Albert Pujols, Major League Baseball has not been able to persuade fans to get into ball games at pre-pandemic levels this season, though attendance has jumped significantly from the impacted COVID-19 campaign in 2021. 30 MLB teams drew nearly … Read more

Staal’s contract with Hurricanes may come in the near future

Staal’s contract with Hurricanes may come in the near future

Morrisville, North Carolina – Jordan Steel He won’t be under contract with the Carolina Hurricanes for next season when he starts this season, but general manager Don Waddell is optimistic it won’t be long before the striker is signed for 2023-24. “We’ve had some small conversations, so I think it’s just something we have to … Read more

Fantasy Basketball – Targets people who sleep deeply in drafts

Fantasy Basketball – Targets people who sleep deeply in drafts

Identifying emerging and undervalued players is why we pretend to be general managers every fall. Securing a star of your first choice is an expectation, but is there anything better than landing a late gem in fancy hoops? The term “Sleeper” is perhaps the most common term in the fantasy dictionary. It is used to … Read more

LIVE: Mariners-Blue Jays GameCenter: LIVE UPDATES, HIGHLIGHTS, HOW TO WATCH, Game 1 stream of the Wild Card series

LIVE: Mariners-Blue Jays GameCenter: LIVE UPDATES, HIGHLIGHTS, HOW TO WATCH, Game 1 stream of the Wild Card series

Game 1, Wild Card Series 1:07 PM | Rogers Center | Toronto TV: ESPN | Radio: 710 am jump to: Live updates » | comments “ MLB Wild-Card Series Sailors in the Blue Jays 1:53 pm Castillo allows two hits per second (one fly-pop to no-man’s-land) but no damage. The pitch is counted after two: … Read more

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Chicago Cubs Among the early favorites of free agent Shortstop Trea Turner?

Chicago Cubs Among the early favorites of free agent Shortstop Trea Turner?

Let’s call it “fun” for now, rather than excite ourselves too much. Well, I suppose there is that previous report The Chicago Cubs will be in Tria Turnerspecifically, in the free agency, so there’s probably a hint of something more than just fun here… First set of possibilities on where Turner could land at a … Read more

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Vitaly Kravtsov talks about the trip back to the New York Rangers training camp

Vitaly Kravtsov talks about the trip back to the New York Rangers training camp

TARRYTOWN – Often lost in fans’ understandable desire for results is the human element in sports. This can be especially true in hockey, where players from all over the world end up in foreign cities in North America before they are of legal age enough to drink there. The language is new, so is the … Read more

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After decades of doubt, the brave made us believe again

After decades of doubt, the brave made us believe again

From 1997 through 2019, the Braves made the playoffs 14 times. They won five rounds. They even lost the stupid wild card game. After sweeping Houston—the Astros were then in the National League—in the 2001 Divisional Series, the Braves were 13-29 in the postseason games. They lost 10 consecutive streaks. After eight of these, the … Read more

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The bouncers take the toilet opener like ramirez homers, bieber dominates

The bouncers take the toilet opener like ramirez homers, bieber dominates

CLEVELAND (AP) — Guards were certain of two things: Jose Ramirez was going to score, and Rosario extended touchdown to second base. The Cleveland kids were right. Ramirez connected with Homer in two rounds, Shane Bieber dominated Tampa Bay for 7 2/3 innings and played the young guard poised in their first post-season appearance, defeating … Read more

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MLB 2022 Qualifiers: bracket, results, fixtures, schedule as the 12-team season begins with the Wild Card series

MLB 2022 Qualifiers: bracket, results, fixtures, schedule as the 12-team season begins with the Wild Card series

CBS Sports Major League Baseball’s preseason season began Friday and, for the first time in the league’s history, features 12 teams, the product of a new collective bargaining agreement that saw owners and players agree to an additional “Wild Card Series.” The said series will see the superior team host the best of three series. … Read more

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New penguins striker, Ryan Boehling, is already starting to make an impression

New penguins striker, Ryan Boehling, is already starting to make an impression

Ryan Poehling knows how to make a first impression. In the first round (#25 overall) for the Montreal Canadiens in 2017, Poehling made his NHL debut late in the 2018-19 season. What a debut on April 6, 2019. He became only the third player – and the first since 1943 – to score a hat-trick … Read more

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