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Rosenthal: Why the Yankees traded Montgomery, plus Ohtani talks and wild-card pressure

Rosenthal: Why the Yankees traded Montgomery, plus Ohtani talks and wild-card pressure

It’s an old baseball adage: You can never have enough pitching. So how is it that the Yankees traded a quality starting pitcher for an injured center fielder at the trade deadline, perplexing many of their fans and even some in the industry? The answer comes down to this: The Yankees, according to major-league sources, …

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Rosenthal: For the Padres, the future is now. Breaking down the MLB trade deadline

Padres fans hated the line. Padres officials hated it, too. So consider this a pre-emptive strike to spare @OldTakesExposed from crashing when members of both constituencies rush to submit the question I posed in a Feb. 2021 column after the Pads signed shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. to a 14-year, $340 million extension. How the heck are …

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Dolphins owner Stephen Ross suspended, fined $1.5 million after NFL finds tampering violations

Miami Dolphins owner and real estate developer Stephen Ross has been fined $1.5 million and suspended from participating in team events and operations through Oct. 17 for violating NFL tampering policies, the league said Tuesday. The Dolphins will also forfeit the team’s first-round pick in the 2023 draft, and their third-round pick in the 2024 …

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Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson suspended for 6 games

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was suspended for six games Monday for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy, the league said Monday. The NFL has three days to appeal the ruling by retired federal judge Sue L. Robinson, who presided over the disciplinary hearing and issued the decision. “We appreciate Judge Robinson’s diligence and professionalism …

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Women’s Euro 2022: England out to avenge 2009 final defeat in rematch against Germany | CNN

CNN  —  England against Germany, a clash between two of the best national teams in the world, will be a fitting finale to what has been a record-breaking tournament at Euro 2022. After the two semifinal matches, a total of 487,683 fans have attended the games so far, more than doubling the previous record of …

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Daniel Snyder is facing House committee questions under oath Thursday

Comment on this story Comment Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder participated remotely in a sworn deposition Thursday with the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, after he and the committee agreed on the terms of the interview following weeks of deliberations. The committee announced the agreement early Thursday morning after negotiations involving attorneys on both …

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Is a Kevin Durant trade to the Celtics a realistic possibility? Roundtable

Just when we thought we had covered all our bases on Kevin Durant this summer, we’re back with a fresh roundtable to break down all the latest intel flowing through The Athletic. The frenzy started when Shams Charania reported the Celtics offered Jaylen Brown for Durant. Then, Jay King broke down Brad Stevens’ arduous task …

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