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MLB announces the implementation of the Pitch Clock for the spring training game

Major League Baseball has formally announced the implementation of a 20-second climb clock to be tested during spring training games. Jeff Passan of ESPN reported minutes before the announcement that it would be done today. As per the league announcement, no decision has been made regarding the potential implementation of the tone clock during the upcoming regular season, although Passan …

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How Lightning players handle trading rumors

Trade rumors are addictive. There are entire websites dedicated to NHL's trading rumors. TSN operates the Trade Center on its website for weeks up to the deadline. So what is a player to do when his name is thrown? Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh took away his Twitter account one month before last year's last day. "Like any player, you want …

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Karl-Anthony Towns uncertain to play vs Knicks after car accident

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns is questioning Friday night's game in New York against Knicks after a car accident in the Minneapolis area. Star Tribune reports that Towns were on their way to the airport on Thursday when he was involved in the crash. Coach Ryan Saunders told reporters that towns caught a commercial flight after the crash and failed …

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Jim Boeheim will coach Syracuse vs Duke on the heels of fatal accident

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim will coach Saturday's match against Duke, three days after being involved in a fatal car accident. Athletic director John Wildhack announced the news on Friday afternoon. "The Jimenez family has suffered a huge loss," Wildhack said in a statement. "Our community is shaken. The Boeheim family is broken over what happened, as we all are. …

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Twins To Sign Marwin Gonzalez

11:48 am: The two sides have a two-year contract worth $ 21MM, ESPN's Jeff Passan reports ( via Twitter ). 11:45 am: The Twins have a contract with free-agent infielder / outfielder Marwin Gonzalez reports Jon Heyman of the MLB Network ( via Twitter ). Dan Hayes of The Athletic first connected the two sides yesterday, reporting that they are …

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Veteran Boston Globe Baseball Writer Nick Cafardo Dies While Covering Red Sox Spring Training

Longtime Boston Globe baseball writer Nick Cafardo has died after collapsing at the Red Sox Spring Training Ball Park. He was 62. Veteran Boston Globe baseball writer Nick Cafardo, who covered the Red Sox and whose leaguewide MLB notes columns were widely read, died on Thursday after collapsing outside the Red Sox clubhouse while covering spring training in Florida. He …

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