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  • Five-star center picks Western Kentucky over higher-profile schools

    Whether as the head coach at Mississippi State or an assistant at Texas A&M, Rick Stansbury has shown he can attract elite prospects to high-major programs. Now the new Western Kentucky coach is proving he can also do it at a less prestigious destination. Stansbury on Wednesday received a…

    The Dagger
  • Indians near franchise history after extending winning streak to 12

    The Cleveland Indians have been baseball’s hottest team throughout June. That continued on Wednesday, as they topped the Braves 3-0 in Atlanta to extend their winning streak to an MLB best 12 games. The Indians are now one win shy of matching the franchise-best 13-game win streak recorded in both…

    Big League Stew
    Thu, Jun 30
    7:07 PM EDT
    Cleveland at Toronto
    Preview Game
  • Yankees complete wild comeback with trio of late-inning homers

    The Texas Rangers and New York Yankees have been two teams headed in opposite directions this month. One wild and crazy game probably won’t change that, but three swings during the Yankees dramatic 9-7 victory on Wednesday reminded us that no lead is safe and no outcome should ever be assumed,…

    Big League Stew
    Thu, Jun 30
    1:05 PM EDT
    Texas at NY Yankees
    Preview Game
  • Yzerman's patience pays off in Stamkos sweepstakes

    Until Wednesday afternoon, Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman didn’t know if he would be able to re-sign pending unrestricted free agent Steven Stamkos. Then Stamkos’ agent Don Meehan called Yzerman, which led to a contract officially being completed by Wednesday evening.

    Puck Daddy
  • Spieth on D.J.'s Open penalty: 'I would have thrown a fit'

    Jordan Spieth admits he wouldn’t have been as outwardly calm as Dustin Johnson was during the final seven holes of the U.S. Open. Spieth was among the many pros who joined a Twitter mosh pit in reaction to the USGA’s decision to notify Johnson on Oakmont’s 12th tee in the final round that he could…

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Shea Weber: 'I'm not P.K. Subban, I’m not going to try to be'

    Shea Weber hasn’t thought about P.K. Subban’s popularity with the Montreal Canadiens and what it will be like to try to replace a fan favorite in such a big and important hockey market. The deal that sent Weber to the Habs from the Nashville Predators created shockwaves through Montreal and led to…

    Puck Daddy
  • Miguel Cabrera has joined a small, but growing group of home run hitters

    There’s not a lot missing from Miguel Cabrera’s sure-to-be Hall of Fame résumé. A home run against his former franchise, the Miami Marlins, was one of the rare milestones he’d yet to cross off the list. Of course, Cabrera’s opportunities against the Marlins have been very limited.

    Big League Stew
    Thu, Jun 30
    7:10 PM EDT
    Miami at Atlanta
    Preview Game
  • P.K. Subban is 'going to a team that wants me' in trade to Predators

    P.K. Subban didn’t mind that his dinner in Paris, France was interrupted when he found out he was traded from the Montreal Canadiens to the Nashville Predators. “Most emotional dinner that I’ve ever been a part of,” Subban said. “I just feel good knowing that a team has moved someone to bring me…

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  • Miguel Sano literally uses his head to help catch pop up

    Miguel Sano’s infield assist wasn’t typical, but it got the job done. Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano is currently on rehab assignment with their Triple-A affiliate, the Rochester Red Wings. The 23-year-old infielder/outfielder is expected to be back with the big league club by week’s end. …

    Big League Stew
    Thu, Jun 30
    2:10 PM EDT
    Minnesota at Chi White Sox
    Preview Game
  • Independent league club to sign and start two female players

    Kelsie Whitmore is one of two women who will sign with the Sonoma Stompers. For the first time in over 50 years, a professional baseball team will have multiple women in its starting lineup. The Sonoma Stompers, an independent league team in the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs,…

    Big League Stew
  • Taylor Hall bitterly leaves what he was building with Oilers

    APRIL 6: Oilers forward Taylor Hall is introduced during the closing ceremonies at Rexall Place. “I voiced my disappointment with what happened,” said Hall, when asked about his conversation with Chiarelli.

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  • Social Hour: Michigan has some Lion King fun in the training room

    Miss something that happened on Dr. Saturday’s social media presence? Well, we’ve got your roundup right here. Don’t let this happen again. Always be in the know by following Dr. Saturday on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr.

    Dr. Saturday
  • Lee-Anne Pace becomes 1st women to pull out of Olympic golf

    Lee Ann Pace won’t compete in the Olympics out of concern about the Zika virus. After a dozen men have announced they have withdrawn their names from consideration for their Olympic golf tournament, a female golfer has finally come forward to do the same. South African Lee-Anne Pace announced…

    Devil Ball Golf
  • Mutilated body found near Rio Olympic beach volleyball site

    With a dark cloud already hanging over the 2016 Summer Olympics, the last thing Rio de Janeiro organizers needed was more bad publicity. Parts of a mutilated body were discovered on Copacabana beach, mere yards away from the 2016 Summer Olympics beach volleyball site, police said. The body was…

    Fourth-Place Medal
  • Taylor Hall, Ray Bourque and Sportsnet (Puck Daddy Countdown)

    You know you’re in good standing with the local media when the headline on your DUI arrest is: “Ray Bourque shows up for court one day early in drunken driving case.” Especially because the subhed reads: “Records show he had BAC of 0.249.” That’s like 3.1 times the legal limit, and that doesn’t…

    Puck Daddy
  • Spencer Gallagher and John Wes Townley fined for fight

    Gallagher and Townley grappled Saturday night (NASCAR). Spencer Gallagher and John Wes Townley have been fined for their wrestling match during Saturday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park. Townley, the instigator of the fight, was fined $15,000 while Gallagher was…

    From The Marbles
  • Dodgers and Brewers battle in MLB Free Game of the Day

    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brock Stewart started from the bottom, now he’s here. Just two months ago, Stewart was starting for the Single-A Rancho Cucamongo Quakes. On Wednesday, he’ll make his major-league debut.

    Big League Stew
    Thu, Jun 30
    2:10 PM EDT
    LA Dodgers at Milwaukee
    Preview Game