John Healy
January 18, 2020 - 12:49 pm
It appears that Yankees fans, or at least Yankees bettors, will be getting some sort of reparations over the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal. PointsBet Sportsbook, which takes sports bets in New Jersey and Iowa, announced they are refunding anyone who placed money on the Bronx Bombers in a...
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Rob Bradford
January 18, 2020 - 12:14 pm
Following mutually parting ways with Alex Cora earlier this week, the Red Sox are now looking for a new manager with spring training right around the corner. One former player to be mentioned a lot this week has been Jason Varitek, but another former player who would be interested, on certain...
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New York Mets manager Carlos Beltran
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Associated Press
January 17, 2020 - 3:10 pm
Technology unleashed baseball's Analytics Era, and now it's holding the sport prisoner.
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Dan Mennella
January 17, 2020 - 2:19 pm
Kyler Murray’s excellence in two sports put him in the history books before he ever suited up as a professional, becoming the first player selected in the first round of both the NFL and MLB drafts. Finally forced to choose one sport last year, the former Oklahoma Sooner said he was “ firmly and...
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Pirates on the 2019 Care-a-van
Pittsburgh Pirates
Andrew Limberg
January 17, 2020 - 1:07 pm
The Pirates CARE-a-van is hitting the road once again as the club gets ready for Piratefest 2020.
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Jordan Cohn
January 17, 2020 - 12:46 pm
In 2013, there had never been a full-time female coach in one of the big four American professional sports leagues. When Becky Hammon joined the San Antonio Spurs in 2014 as the first full-time female assistant coach in NBA history, she broke ground as the first in any of the four major American...
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Tim Kelly
January 17, 2020 - 11:54 am
Over the course of the past week, record suspensions have been handed out, an accomplished general manager has been fired and three managers previously held in high regard have lost their jobs in connection to the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal. You get the sense that the can of worms may...
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John Healy
January 16, 2020 - 6:28 pm
Carlos Beltran was the latest domino to fall in MLB’s sign-stealing scandal, agreeing to step down as manager of the Mets on Thursday before he even managed a game for the team. The 42-year-old was not punished by MLB, but he was the only player in its investigation of the 2017 Houston Astros and...
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January 16, 2020 - 1:18 pm
Carlos Beltran is out before ever managing a game for the Mets. The team announced Thursday that it has mutually parted ways with the manager. Beltran was named in MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred's report on the Astros' sign-stealing scandal this week. Beltran was a member of the 2017 World-Series...
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January 15, 2020 - 9:20 am
Now that the Red Sox and Alex Cora have mutually parted ways, the next question is who replaces him? Spring training begins in roughly a month, so there isn't exactly a ton of time. Do the Red Sox stick to someone in-house, or do they look outside the organization, perhaps someone connected to new...
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