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Bloom: Bogaerts Extension Is Red Sox' Top Priority

Bloom: Bogaerts Extension Is Red Sox’ Top Priority

1:45pm: Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom said at today’s end-of-season presser that a new contract for Bogaerts is the team’s top priority, and the process of attempting to extend him will begin immediately (link via Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com). Boston hopes to secure a new deal with Bogaerts before he can even formally …

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Victor Wembanyama, basketball’s next big thing, knows no bounds

HENDERSON, Nev. — The first of many signs that Victor Wembanyama is a singular proposition, a true one of one, came as soon as he approached the Dollar Loan Center’s makeshift security station next to the arena’s loading dock. His basketball team, the Boulogne-Levallois Metropolitans 92, had flown in from Paris so that Wembanyama, the …

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FMIA Week 4: Hurts at Home in Philly, Players and Parents on Football Safety, and the Case for Aaron Donald – ProFootballTalk

PHILADELPHIA – “Fifty-something degrees, wind’s blowing 20 or 30 miles an hour, raining sideways, down 14-nothing,” Jalen Hurts said an hour after the remnants of Hurricane Ian had played havoc with a football game here. He could have continued this way: We’re 20 minutes into a game where we’re getting nothing done, I’ve thrown a …

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NFL Week 4 injuries: Saints’ Jameis Winston, Patriots’ Mac Jones, Chargers’ Keenan Allen ruled out

Injuries are at the forefront of the NFL conversation with Week 4 underway, mostly in light of Tua Tagovailoa’s brief hospitalization Thursday night after head and neck trauma forced him out of the Dolphins’ loss. Miami isn’t the only team with uncertainty under center going into the weekend, either. Some clubs are much healthier than …

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Tua Tagovailoa’s head injury spurs scrutiny of NFL concussion protocol

A high-profile NFL injury has put the spotlight back on football’s persistent concussions, which are linked to head trauma and a variety of long-lasting symptoms, and can be worsened by rushing back to physical activity. Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who appeared to suffer head trauma in a game Sunday afternoon that was later described …

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Aaron Judge free agency: Ranking all 30 MLB teams as potential landing spots for Yankees superstar

Aaron Judge launched his 61st home run of the year on Wednesday against the Toronto Blue Jays, meaning he’s now tied Roger Maris’ single-season records for both the New York Yankees franchise and the American League as a whole. Seeing as how Judge is also threatening to win the AL Triple Crown, it’s only fair …

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World Cup 2022 power rankings: how the 32 look with two months to go

1) Brazil (up 1) It’s three years since Brazil lost to anybody other than Argentina, a forward line of Neymar, Richarlison, Vinícius Júnior and Raphinha potent enough that Gabriel Jesus was left out of the recent friendly wins over Ghana and Tunisia. One defeat in 29 is an exceptional record; the only doubt is that …

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‘It’s Disgusting’: Young Cheerleaders File Bombshell Suit Against Celeb Coach

The competitive cheerleading community was hit with another bombshell lawsuit on Tuesday, alleging that a Tennessee gym fostered an environment that allowed one of its celebrity coaches to sexually and emotionally abuse at least two teenage male athletes for years. Among them: a 15-year-old boy who told The Daily Beast that the coach sent him …

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The Ime Udoka ‘Cheating’ Scandal Has Exposed the Shallowness of Sports Media

The only thing we know for sure is that Celtics coach Ime Udoka has received a one-year suspension from the organization for reasons relating to a sexual relationship he had with another Celtics employee. We now know he got busted when the employee’s husband overheard a private conversation on a Ring camera, and we might …

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