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John Wetteland, former World Series MVP, arrested on child sex abuse charge, officials say

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: New York Yankees relief pitcher John Wetteland, shown in ninth inning action, was named the Series’ Most Valuable Player after the Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 to win the World Series at Yankee Stadium in New York 26 October. AFP PHOTO/Henny Ray ABRAMS (Photo credit should read HENNY RAY ABRAMS/AFP/Getty Images) Former MLB closer and ...

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Verlander tops Sale, Cora ejected as Astros cool off Red Sox in Game 1 of ALCS

Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning in Game 1 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Boston.  BOSTON — Justin Verlander outlasted an uncharacteristically wild Chris Sale, overcoming control problems of his own to give Houston six innings of two-hit ball on Saturday night and ...

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Astros top Indians for 2-0 ALDS lead

Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) reacts after striking out Cleveland Indians’ Jose Ramirez to end the sixth inning of Game 2 of the American League Division Series, in Houston, Oct. 6, 2018. HOUSTON — Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole have been even more brilliant in the playoffs, keeping Cleveland’s powerful offense in check to give the Houston Astros ...

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Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr thankful to have WR Jordy Nelson in fold

Quarterback Derek Carr is thrilled the Oakland Raiders secured the services of veteran wide receiver Jordy Nelson. Carr glowingly shared his feelings about the offseason acquisition to the East Bay Times recently. “I can’t say enough good things. I can’t believe Green Bay let him go, but I’m glad he’s here,” the 27-year-old Carr said. The Packers released Nelson in ...

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Kansas City Royals ship All-Star Mike Moustakas to Milwaukee Brewers

July 28 (UPI) — The Kansas City Royals have traded two-time All-Star Mike Moustakas to the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee and Kansas City announced the pact late Friday night. The Royals acquired outfielder Brett Phillips and right-handed pitcher Jorge Lopez in exchange for the veteran third baseman. Moustakas hit .249 with 20 home runs and 62 RBIs in 98 games this ...

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Chargers fear CB Verrett has torn Achilles

Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett could miss the 2018 season after he was injured during Friday’s conditioning test, the NFL Network reported. The 27-year-old Verrett sustained what is feared to be a torn Achilles tendon, according to multiple media outlets, and is undergoing further testing. It marks the latest in a series of devastating injuries to Verrett, who was ...

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Colts sign free agent S Shamarko Thomas

The Indianapolis Colts signed free agent safety Shamarko Thomas and waived cornerback Juante Baldwin to make room on the roster, the team reported on Wednesday. The Colts also placed tackle Anthony Castonzo, tackle/guard Denzelle Good and tackle Austin Howard on the Non-Football Injury List. The three players will count towards the team’s 90-man roster. The 5-9, 205-pound Thomas has played ...

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