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Detroit Tigers

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Kopech wasn’t sharp and the Tigers took full advantage of the Chicago White Sox’s prized pitching prospect. Ronny Rodriguez had a two-run homer and Jeimer Candelario, Mikie Mahtook and JaCoby Jones each added a solo shot, powering Detroit to a 10-2 rout of the White Sox

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University of Michigan Football

Washington lost the game the Pac-12 needed to win. At least that’s how the showdown with No. 9 Auburn was billed all offseason. As a neutral site that was anything but, the sixth-ranked Huskies lost a sloppy rock fight of a football game in Atlanta on Saturday , the only top-10 matchup

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NASCAR

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski took nearly the entire season to break through to victory lane. Kyle Larson will have to wait a little bit longer. Keselowski overtook Larson’s dominant car by a few feet coming out of the pits on the final caution, then took off on the restart

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Detroit Tigers

NEW YORK (AP) — Being a Rule 5 draft pick usually means putting in far more time before a game than during it. On Sunday, the hard work paid off for rookie Victor Reyes and the Detroit Tigers. Reyes hit his first major league homer, doubled twice and singled in

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FantasyNFL

Fantasy football players needn’t worry if they miss out on Giants running back Saquon Barkley. While he’s the crown jewel of the 2018 rookie class, there are a host of first-year players who will contribute to the success of those who select them. The rookie crop did receive a significant

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Detroit TigersFeatured

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres came through for the Yankees on a day they welcomed newcomers Andrew McCutchen and Adeiny Hechavarria to the Bronx and got slugging catcher Gary Sanchez back from the disabled list. Torres hit a two-run homer and Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven strong innings for his

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FeaturedNASCAR

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — If Kyle Busch needed extra motivation for the Southern 500, he’s gotten it from Ernie Irvan — or, more specifically, Irvan’s paint scheme from 20 years ago. Busch, NASCAR’s points leader, is itching to drive a Skittles-themed red car like Irvan used in 1998 when Darlington

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FantasyNFL

With Fantasy football drafts and auctions reaching their apex this weekend, here are some tidbits to keep in mind: — Considering Adrian Peterson with hopes of one last burst of glory? Don’t. Over the past three seasons, Peterson has averaged barely over 4 yards per carry and faces a schedule

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Detroit TigersFeatured

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone ended his argument by squatting behind home and impersonating a catcher to show plate umpire Nic Lentz what he was missing. Boone was long gone by the time umpires awarded Luke Voit first base on a borderline check swing — a decision

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Boxing

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Canelo Alvarez is getting his hands wrapped for training when he cocks his head and makes a kissing noise. In a stroller across the gym, his baby daughter’s face positively lights up at the sound. Alvarez is deep in the final weeks of work before he

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