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Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83

Banks, the Hall of Fame slugger and two-time MVP with boundless enthusiasm for baseball, died Friday night.

Major League Baseball: Rockies bring their brand to youth clinic in Woods Cross

As part of the 2015 Colorado Rockies Caravan, five members of the major league organization were involved in putting on a youth baseball clinic Tuesday for a small, select group of young ballplayers at the USA Sports House in Woods... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83

Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Pitch clock to be used at minor league level, including Salt Lake, but not big leagues this year

A pitch clock will be used this season during minor league games at Triple-A and Double-A, but it has been ruled out for the major leagues this year. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Cactus League spring training season provides a getaway from the winter weather

Cactus League teams will begin spring training in the Phoenix metro area in March for the 2015 season. Fifteen of the 30 Major League Baseball teams train in and around Phoenix in a number of... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio elected to Hall of Fame

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz, a trio of star pitchers who dominated in an era of offense, were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Tuesday along with Craig Biggio, the first time... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Red, white and blue: The Deseret News' top 10 Utah sports stories of the year

Red, white and blue led the way in the Deseret News' top 10 Utah sports stories for 2014, as University of Utah and BYU teams staged strong showings along with a large Utah contingent that competed... Read more »

Dec. 29, 2014

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Mo'ne Davis wins AP Female Athlete of the Year honors

No one in the sports world had heard of the 2014 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year until August. Read more »

Dec. 29, 2014

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Dodgers end Yanks' payroll streak, owe most tax

The Los Angeles Dodgers have ended the New York Yankees' 15-year streak as Major League Baseball's biggest spenders and more than $26.6 million in luxury tax. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Koos: When sports stars speak up, people listen

When sports stars speak up, people listen. Americans have a storied tradition of speaking out against injustice. From the NFL to the NBA to the Olympic Games, it's refreshing to hear athletes again... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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BYU baseball: former MLB star Jeff Kent to keynote January fundraiser

Former San Francisco Giant Jeff Kent will be the keynote speaker at the second annual “First Pitch” Fundraising Dinner/Auction on Jan. 24, at the NuSkin Ballroom in Provo. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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Stanton signs record $325M deal at news conference

Giancarlo Stanton has signed his record $325 million, 13-year contract with the Miami Marlins at a news conference formally announcing the deal. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Former MLB infielder Dave Anderson named Bees new manager

With Keith Johnson reassigned to a position in Anaheim, the Angels have named longtime Los Angeles Dodger infielder Dave Anderson as the new skipper for the Salt Lake Bees. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber win Cy Young Awards

Everyone expected Clayton Kershaw to pitch a shutout, and he did — a unanimous choice for the NL Cy Young Award. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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Lawyer: A-Rod admitted steroid use to DEA

A lawyer for the University of Miami's former pitching coach says Alex Rodriguez admitted to federal investigators he used steroids. Read more »

Nov. 5, 2014

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Utah alumnus Tyler Wagner named Arizona Fall League all-star

After a productive regular season, former Ute closer Tyler Wagner was able to continue his success in baseball's premier winter league. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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Former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie's little gesture to one dying Royals fan

Former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie may have lost in Game 7 of the World Series, but he's still a winner in the eyes of one family in Upstate New York. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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#Technologyandstuff: Chevy makes the best of exec's nervous speech after World Series

Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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Gunfire, arrests erupt as Giants fans revel in win

The celebration in San Francisco's streets over the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent in some areas with people injured by gunfire, officers hurt by bottles thrown by... Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014

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Kansas City Royals turn to former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie for decisive World Series game

Now that the Kansas City Royals have forced a World Series Game 7 with a 10-0 win Tuesday night, they are turning to former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie Wednesday night with the baseball title on the... Read more »

Oct. 29, 2014

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Peavy, Belt, Giants fall apart; KC forces Game 7

Jake Peavy and the San Francisco Giants hoped Game 6 of the World Series would result in a parade. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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Royals hope to light up Giants and clubhouse deer

A 2-foot-tall image of deer in multicolored neon with a bulls-eye on its tail is affixed to a wall in the Kansas City Royals locker room. It hangs between the stalls of Aaron Crow and Tim Collins,... Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Madison Bumgarner, Giants blank Royals for 3-2 Series lead

With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras dies in car accident in Dominican Republic

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, a 22-year-old slugger who was regarded as one of the majors' top prospects, died Sunday in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Giants surge past Royals 11-4 to tie Series 2-all

The World Series was slipping away from the San Francisco Giants. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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