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Meet Clayton Beeter, the pitcher Yankees received in Joey Gallo trade

The Yankees dealt Joey Gallo to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday ahead of the MLB trade deadline in exchange for pitcher Clayton Beeter, who the Bombers surely hope has a better tenure in the Bronx than the struggling outfielder. The right-handed Beeter currently ranks as the Dodgers’ No. 15 prospect, according to MLB.com, and …

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Bryson DeChambeau ‘personally knows’ the PGA Tour will settle its LIV Golf row and DROP life bans

Bryson DeChambeau claims he ‘personally knows’ the PGA Tour will reverse its indefinite ban on players joining the controversial Saudi-back LIV Golf series – and believes a resolution will be found ‘pretty shortly’. Speaking to Tucker Carlson on Fox News, ‘The Scientist’ gave a confident response when asked if he was worried about his life …

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Michigan State basketball recruiting: Gehrig Normand commits

A young man with a sweet shot and famous first name is headed to play for Michigan State basketball. Gehrig Normand, a 6-foot-6 wing from Birdville, Texas, announced his commitment Tuesday to the Spartans. He held offers from Illinois, Wisconsin, TCU, Texas, Tennessee, Missouri, Auburn and more. MORE MSU:Michigan State finding bright spot in limited roster numbers MORE MSU:Mady …

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Jacob deGrom strikes out six in 2022 debut

Jacob deGrom strikes out six in 2022 debut n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”jacob-degrom-strikes-out-six-in-2022-debut”,”type”:”story”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”jacob-degrom-strikes-out-six-in-2022-debut”,”type”:”story”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”jacob-degrom-strikes-out-six-in-2022-debut”,”type”:”story”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”In Hefner’s estimation, everything looked as it ought to. deGrom’s fastball was the headline-maker, but his slider was also “nasty,” as Nationals manager Dave Martinez put it, reaching 95 mph and generating seven swings-and-misses. The only Washington batter to swing at deGrom’s changeup failed to make contact. …

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Vin Scully, iconic former Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster, dies at age 94

LOS ANGELES — Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, whose dulcet tones provided the soundtrack of summer while entertaining and informing Dodgers fans in Brooklyn and Los Angeles for 67 years, died Tuesday night, the team said. He was 94. “We have lost an icon,” Dodgers president and CEO Stan Kasten said in a statement. …

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Detroit Tigers trade Michael Fulmer to Minnesota Twins for prospect

MINNEAPOLIS — The Detroit Tigers traded right-handed reliever Michael Fulmer to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, ahead of the 6 p.m. trade deadline. The 29-year-old is on an expiring contract, meaning he will become a free agent after the 2022 season. Fulmer, the longest-tenured Tiger besides Miguel Cabrera, has posted a 3.20 ERA, 20 walks and 39 …

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Magic Johnson calls for NBA to retire Bill Russell’s No. 6 across the league

Tributes have poured in since the death of Bill Russell, whose unparalleled success as an NBA champion was rivaled only by his impact off the court. Magic Johnson would like to see his legacy formalized league-wide. The Hall of Fame Los Angeles Lakers point guard called for the NBA and commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday …

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Cristiano Ronaldo ‘will start United’s Premier League opener against Brighton on the BENCH’

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘will start Manchester United’s Premier League opener against Brighton on the BENCH as Erik ten Hag looks to reward Jadon Sancho, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford after their impressive pre-season campaign’ Ronaldo will reportedly start United’s opening game of the season on the bench The 37-year-old star missed United’s pre-season tour of Australia …

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