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Pittsburgh Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury signs a hat for a young fan during the team's Stanley Cup NHL hockey victory parade on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Pittsburgh.(Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
June 14, 2017 - 3:31 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup championship, the first an NHL team has won back to back in almost 20 years, spawned by far the biggest victory parade of any of the franchise's five titles. An estimated 650,000 people turned out along a downtown parade route that ended with a...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 28, 2016 file photo, New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker runs a drill during NFL football training camp in Florham Park, N.J. The New York Jets are planning to trade or cut wide receiver Eric Decker, the latest move in what has been an offseason purge of veterans with big contracts. General manager Mike Maccagnan says Tuesday night, June 6, 2017 that if the Jets can’t deal Decker, they will move forward without him. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
June 06, 2017 - 7:48 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are planning to trade or cut wide receiver Eric Decker, the latest move in what has been an offseason purge of veterans with big contracts. General manager Mike Maccagnan says Tuesday night that if the Jets can't deal Decker, they will move forward...
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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, left, runs to first with a grand slam, the 600th homer of his career, while Ben Revere jumps in the background during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
June 04, 2017 - 2:42 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols checked his phone between innings and saw a text from his wife in the stands. Deidre Pujols bluntly told him to stop pressing so hard for his 600th homer. Although the Los Angeles Angels slugger isn't strictly supposed to be using his phone during games, that...
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June 02, 2017 - 8:32 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just a couple weeks ago, Jeremy Maclin was exchanging vows at his wedding attended by some of his closest friends, many of them his teammates with the Kansas City Chiefs. They became his former teammates Friday night. The Chiefs released the veteran wide receiver in a...
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This undated photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Department shows Dallas Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll, who was arrested early Monday, May 29, 2017, in Dallas, on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. (Dallas County Sheriff's Department shows via AP)
May 30, 2017 - 10:49 am
DALLAS (AP) — Newly acquired Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll has been arrested on suspicion of a driving while intoxicated after leaving a promotional event welcoming him to Dallas. Dallas police say the 30-year-old Carroll was arrested early Monday after being stopped for a traffic violation. He...
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May 23, 2017 - 3:41 am
PIRATES-BRAVES Adams hits 2-run HR to power Braves past Pirates, 5-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Adams hit a two-run homer in his second start since being traded to Atlanta, Ender Inciarte had a career-high five hits and the Braves beat Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night. Brandon...
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Atlanta Braves first baseman Matt Adams (18) follows through on a two-run home run in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 22, 2017 - 11:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Adams hit a two-run homer in his second start since being traded to Atlanta, Ender Inciarte had a career-high five hits and the Braves beat Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night. Brandon Phillips also homered for the Braves, who have won eight of 11. Adams...
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May 21, 2017 - 3:30 am
MLS-DYNAMO-ATLANTA UNITED Almiron scores 3 goals, Atlanta beats Houston 4-1 ATLANTA (AP) — Miguel Almiron scored three goals and expansion Atlanta United beat the Houston Dynamo 4-1 on Saturday night. After the start was delayed 55 minutes by lightning, Almiron produced some fireworks of his own...
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May 20, 2017 - 8:53 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have found their fill-in for injured star Freddie Freeman. On Saturday, the Braves acquired first baseman Matt Adams and cash from the St. Louis Cardinals for minor league infielder Juan Yepez. The deal came three days after the Braves lost Freeman to a broken...
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May 20, 2017 - 7:25 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Atlanta Braves acquired first baseman Matt Adams from St. Louis on Saturday in an attempt to help fill the void left by injured star Freddie Freeman. The Cardinals sent Adams and cash to Atlanta for minor league infielder Juan Yepez. The deal came three days after the Braves...
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