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MONDAY JULY 9, 2018 SPORTS REVIEW, TROUT, RAIDERS, LEBRON, COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Something has been gnawing at me about Mike Trout and Mookie Betts. Both are practically perfect hitters, and in practically identical ways. It’s not just that they both hit the ball hard and far, but that they control the construction of each plate appearance: Los Angeles Angels center fielder Trout has a phenomenal batting eye — his chase rate is […]

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MICHAEL BARI SHOW FRIDAY JULY 6, 2018 SPORTS NEWS & NOTES

Red Sox ace Chris Sale faces Jason Hammel on Friday in Kansas City. At the World Cup, France meets Uruguay and Brazil takes on Belgium in two quarterfinal matchups Though Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic recently reported that trade talks surrounding Manny Machado have “accelerated” this week, ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick tweets that teams still aren’t offering […]

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The NFL has warned teams that 11-on-11 training camp drills were largely responsible for last year’s spike in preseason concussions, an important data point as coaches finalize practice schedules for this summer’s practices. The league has stopped short of banning full-squad drills, which coaches consider essential to preparing for the contact that occurs during regular-season […]

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For the second straight year, Tom Brady has been voted as the top player in the NFL. Although it’s not the same as winning MVP, Brady seemed pretty excited this week after being named the No. 1 player on the NFL’s top-100 list. Brady shared his reaction on Instagram after being given the top spot. “I am honored, grateful and appreciative of such […]

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Greg Robinson will get another shot to continue his NFL career. The Cleveland Browns announced they’ve signed the offensive tackle on Tuesday. The team waived offensive lineman Rod Johnson in a corresponding move. Robinson, the former No. 2 overall pick by the Rams in 2014, has struggled through 48 starts in his four-year career. By Kevin Patra, NFL […]

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Cameron Wolfe, ESPN staff writer writes, the Tennessee Titans‘ top two running backs couldn’t look more different to observers. Derrick Henry stands tall at 6-foot-3, weighing an imposing 245 pounds. Newcomer Dion Lewis stands 5-foot-7, but after a few minutes of watching the 190-pound back run through arm tackles, it’s clear he’s not all that little. Cameron Wolfe, also writes, Logan […]

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS-RAVENS JACKSON-REDSKINS SMITH, CARDINALS BRADFORD MAKE SPLASH WITH NEW TEAMS

The Washington Redskins had the first major move of the offseason with the decision to trade for Pro Bowl quarterback Alex Smith to step in as their starter in the The Washington Redskins had the first major move of the offseason with the decision to trade for Pro Bowl quarterback Alex Smith to step in as their starter in […]