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Rays get their first look at ‘travesty’ Orioles stadium has become

ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays have played 210 games at Baltimore’s Camden Yards, but Friday they will get their first look at the historic ballpark’s new look. In an effort to help their pitching staff by limiting home runs hit to leftfield, the Orioles moved the wall back 26 ½ feet and made it 5 …

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Tiger Woods rebounds in second round to make cut at PGA Championship

Woods shot a 1-under-par 69 on Friday and finished at 3-over through the first 36 holes. The cut line was 4-over. Woods had shot a 4-over 74 in the first round Thursday. The 46-year-old Woods is now 12 shots behind current clubhouse leader Will Zalatoris, who stands at 9-under heading into Saturday’s round three. During …

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5 takeaways from Warriors’ Game 2 comeback against Mavs

Kevon Looney becomes the first Warriors center since Robert Parish in 1977 to have 20 points and 10 rebounds in a playoff game. • Complete Warriors-Mavericks series coverage SAN FRANCISCO — The Warriors didn’t waste The Kevon Looney Game, nor any time flipping the switch and the Mavericks in the process. So here are five …

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Saudi breakaway league ‘would damage game hugely’, Tom Watson claims

Tom Watson is one of golf’s greatest players (Getty Images) A breakaway golf league funded by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign investment fund would “damage the game hugely”, according to eight-time major champion Tom Watson. The LIV Golf Invitational Series, spearheaded by Greg Norman, will host its first event at the Centurion Club next month, with top …

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Verstappen blames high temperatures for making it ‘tricky’ and ‘tough’ for Red Bull to find pace in Spain

Red Bull are neither down nor out after a challenging opening day in Spain, but Max Verstappen said they have plenty of work to do to fight Ferrari in qualifying – and keep Mercedes in their mirrors. The Dutch driver finished third in FP1 then fifth in FP2 on Friday as the 2022 Spanish Grand …

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With Max Scherzer out, here are 6 possibilities to fill his spot in Mets’ rotation

NEW YORK — The Mets cannot seem to catch a break with the health of their starting rotation. Max Scherzer is the latest Mets starter to be hampered with an injury as the team announced Thursday that he had suffered a moderate strain to high-grade oblique that will keep him out between six and eight …

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A Safe Bet, a Wild Card and ‘LeBron’s Guy’: Insiders Scout Lakers Head Coach Hopefuls | Bleacher Report

Christian Petersen/Getty Images The Los Angeles Lakers are nearing a coaching hire after firing Frank Vogel shortly after the regular season, and each of the three candidates represent a different path philosophically for the Lakers. Per Sham Charania of The Athletic, the Lakers have three finalists in Terry Stotts, Darvin Ham and Kenny Atkinson. The …

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Curry, Warriors rally past Mavs for 2-0 lead in West finals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Luka Doncic had been dominating for most of the night, yelling in celebration and flexing his arms in Stephen Curry’s house. Then Curry and the Golden State Warriors delivered one of those signature third-quarter flurries that have defined so many of their postseason runs – with this one sparked by Kevon Looney. …

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5 things we learned from Friday practice at the Spanish Grand Prix

Chants of ‘Fernando’ and ‘Carlos’ rang out at a bustling Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Friday, as an impressive crowd – keen for success from one of their own in Fernando Alonso and Carlos Sainz – watched the teams gather data on their 2022 machines, many of which were heavily updated, ahead of this weekend’s Spanish …

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