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Kapler won't take field during anthem in protest
Kapler won't take field during anthem in protest
Giants manager Gabe Kapler wrote that he is "not okay with the state of this country" after the school shooting in Texas and that he "felt like a coward" for not protesting "the lack of delivery on the promise of what our national anthem represents."
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Pham slaps Pederson over fantasy football beef
Pham slaps Pederson over fantasy football beef
San Francisco Giants outfielder Joc Pederson said Cincinnati Reds outfielder Tommy Pham slapped him prior to Friday's series opener over a dispute about their fantasy football league.
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Yanks' Donaldson moved to IL with shoulder issue
Yanks' Donaldson moved to IL with shoulder issue
Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson, who is appealing a one-game suspension, has been transferred from the COVID-19 injured list to the regular injured list with right shoulder inflammation.
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Royals activate Perez off IL after 9-game absence
Royals activate Perez off IL after 9-game absence
Royals catcher Salvador Perez, who missed nine games while recovering from a thumb sprain, has been activated off the injured list. He led the majors with 48 home runs and 121 RBIs last season.
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Ohtani (back) out of lineup, likely at DH on Sat.
Ohtani (back) out of lineup, likely at DH on Sat.
Angels superstar Shohei Ohtani was out of the lineup Friday night against the Blue Jays with back soreness, but manager Joe Maddon said it was likely that Ohtani would be back in the designated hitter spot for Saturday night's game.
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Brewers' Woodruff exits with ankle inflammation
Brewers' Woodruff exits with ankle inflammation
Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Brandon Woodruff left his start Friday night against the St. Louis Cardinals with right ankle inflammation.
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Mets' Lopez has suspension reduced to one game
Mets' Lopez has suspension reduced to one game
New York Mets reliever Yoan Lopez had his three-game suspension cut to one game and was set to serve the penalty Friday night when New York played the Philadelphia Phillies.
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Former All-Star Mart

nez gets 80-game drug ban
Former All-Star Mart nez gets 80-game drug ban
Carlos Mart nez, who pitched for the Cardinals from 2013 to 2021 and was released by the Giants and Red Sox this season after becoming a free agent, was suspended 80 games after a positive test for Ibutamoren, which increases human growth hormone.
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Zion cleared to return, prep for 2022-23 season
Zion cleared to return, prep for 2022-23 season
Zion Williamson has been cleared in his return to play progression without any restrictions, the New Orleans Pelicans announced Thursday afternoon.
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Butler's will 'would not let us lose,' says Spoelstra
Butler's will 'would not let us lose,' says Spoelstra
"Jimmy just brought his competitive will tonight," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said after Jimmy Butler's career-defining 47-point effort helped Miami force a Game 7 against Boston. "It was a will that would not let us lose."
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Warriors, whole again, savor return to NBA Finals
Warriors, whole again, savor return to NBA Finals
The Warriors are heading back to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2019 and for the sixth time in the past eight years after their win over the Mavericks in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night.
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Lakers hire Bucks' Ham as coach, sources say
Lakers hire Bucks' Ham as coach, sources say
Bucks assistant Darvin Ham has agreed to a four-year deal to become the next coach of the Lakers, sources told ESPN on Friday. He replaces Frank Vogel, who was fired following a 33-49 season that culminated in Los Angeles missing the playoffs.
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Curry awarded inaugural West finals MVP trophy
Curry awarded inaugural West finals MVP trophy
Warriors star Stephen Curry was awarded the inaugural Magic Johnson Western Conference finals MVP trophy on Thursday after Golden State eliminated Dallas in five games to return to the NBA Finals.
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Luka: 'I played terrible,' but proud of Mavs' run
Luka: 'I played terrible,' but proud of Mavs' run
Luka Doncic's initial reaction to the end of the longest playoff run of his young NBA career was to express disappointment in himself.
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Sources: Trail Blazers to hire ESPN's Schmitz
Sources: Trail Blazers to hire ESPN's Schmitz
The Portland Trail Blazers are hiring ESPN's NBA draft analyst Mike Schmitz as an assistant general manager, assigning him leadership of the franchise's domestic and international scouting departments, sources told ESPN.
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Celts lose 'tough one,' but G7 confidence at a '10'
Celts lose 'tough one,' but G7 confidence at a '10'
The Celtics missed an opportunity to clinch a trip to the NBA Finals on Friday night, falling to the Heat 111-103 to force a deciding Game 7 in Miami. But even still, Jayson Tatum remains confident in his team's chances.
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NBA Twitter reacts to Lakers hiring Darvin Ham as head coach
NBA Twitter reacts to Lakers hiring Darvin Ham as head coach
The Lakers found their new head coach in Bucks assistant Ham. The NBA world took to Twitter to offer their thoughts.
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Bruins' Marchand out six months after surgeries
Bruins' Marchand out six months after surgeries
Boston Bruins star Brad Marchand underwent successful arthroscopy and labral repair on both hips and will be out approximately six months, the team announced Friday.
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Canes at home again, gain upper hand vs. NYR
Canes at home again, gain upper hand vs. NYR
The Hurricanes again took care of business at home Thursday night, but to close out this series against the Rangers on Saturday, they'll have to break an 0-for-5 skid on the road so far in these playoffs.
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Dodgers to retire Hodges' No. 14 jersey in June
Dodgers to retire Hodges' No. 14 jersey in June
Gil Hodges, who helped the Dodgers win World Series titles in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, will have his No. 14 jersey retired.
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