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Former Ute C.J. Cron has first MLB multi-HR game; Trout hits massive homer

C.J. Cron added two homers for the Angels, but they still needed more offense than that with the ball carrying so well all night. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Phillies play-by-play announcer catches home run during broadcast (+video)

Play-by-play man Tom McCarthy was the only Phillies announcer who brought his glove with him for a special broadcast from the center-field stands Friday night. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Angels acquire Grilli in trade with Pirates

The Los Angeles Angels hope the Jason Grilli they're getting from the Pittsburgh Pirates is the dominant version of last year rather than the struggling one of this year. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Giants' Tim Lincecum pitches 2nd no-hitter vs Padres

SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the San Diego Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner Wednesday and leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0... Read more »

June 25, 2014

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Vanderbilt defeats Virginia 3-2 to win College World Series

Virginia's run at a national championship came down to one inning. Read more »

June 25, 2014

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Curt Schilling says his cancer is in remission

Curt Schilling, the former Boston Red Sox pitcher turned ESPN television analyst, said Wednesday his cancer is in remission. Read more »

June 25, 2014

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Vandy beats Virginia 9-8 in Game 1 of CWS finals

Vanderbilt capitalized on Virginia starter Nathan Kirby's sudden loss of control to score nine runs in the third inning, then held off the Cavaliers to win 9-8 in Game 1 of the College World Series... Read more »

June 23, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Former Ute slugger C.J. Cron could see more playing time in the majors

Former Utah slugger C.J. Cron has homered in three straight games and might be headed for extended playing time with the Los Angeles Angels after the Angels granted struggling designated hitter... Read more »

June 22, 2014

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Yankees honor Tino Martinez with Monument Park plaque

Some of the most memorable moments of Tino Martinez's life were packed into one hectic day: Dec. 7, 1995. Read more »

June 21, 2014

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Sports world has long history of changing nicknames

sometimes, but not always — the nicknames of sports teams change along with them. Read more »

June 19, 2014

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Clayton Kershaw throws no-hitter: "I'm am so amazed"

Kershaw dominated the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night, striking out a career-high 15 and allowing his only baserunner on a throwing error by shortstop Hanley Ramirez in Los Angeles' 8-0 victory. Read more »

June 19, 2014

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A's pitcher Drew Pomeranz breaks right hand punching chair, placed on disabled list

Athletics left-hander Drew Pomeranz was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday after breaking his right hand punching a chair in frustration. Read more »

June 17, 2014

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Pete Rose manages team, 1st time in 25 years

Pete Rose served as guest skipper for the Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League during their 2-0 win over the Lancaster (Pennsylvania) Barnstormers. He also coached first base for the team... Read more »

June 17, 2014

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Commentary: Tony Gwynn died too young; life cut short by chewing tobacco

It’s the unspoken tragedy behind Tony Gwynn’s death on Monday, the story of a superstar whose life ended too soon because of his addiction. Read more »

June 17, 2014

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Tony Gwynn remembered as one of baseball's greats

Reaction to the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn. The former San Diego Padres outfielder died Monday of cancer at 54. "Major League Baseball today mourns the tragic loss of Tony Gwynn, the... Read more »

June 16, 2014

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Tony Gwynn, sweet-swinging 'Mr. Padre,' dies at 54

Gwynn had been on a medical leave from his job as baseball coach at San Diego State, his alma mater, since late March. Agent John Boggs said Gwynn died Monday at a hospital in suburban Poway. Read more »

June 16, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: John Buck plays first base for first time after bizarre incident; BYU alum Taylor Cole starts All-Star Game

Taylorsville native John Buck played first base for the first time in his career Sunday, replacing Logan Morrison, who knocked himself out of the game with his own bat. Read more »

June 15, 2014

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All around the world: Bees pitcher Anthony Lerew hopes for one more shot at the big leagues

Before joining the Bees, former MLB pitcher Anthony Lerew played everywhere from Venezuela to Japan. Now he's in Salt Lake hoping for one last shot at the big leagues. Read more »

June 9, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Former Mr. Baseball Marcus Littlewood highlight 5 locals named to all-star game rosters

Marcus Littlewood, two-time former Mr. Baseball in Utah, Spanish Fork High School alum Tyson Brummett and BYU alumnus Taylor Cole highlight five players with ties to Utah named to minor league... Read more »

June 8, 2014

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Yogi Berra, D-Day vet, honored on 70th anniversary

Seventy years ago, a 19-year-old from St. Louis was on a small attack boat launching rockets at the Germans during the Allied invasion of Normandy. Read more »

June 6, 2014

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Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles and his family adapt to new routines

Suzy Bortles will be in her car most of Friday, making the trek from one son’s football practice to another son’s baseball game. Read more »

June 6, 2014

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Houston Astros draft California HS lefty Aiken at No. 1

The 17-year-old from San Diego's Cathedral Catholic High School is just the third prep pitcher to be selected first overall, joining fellow lefties Brien Taylor (1991, Yankees) and David Clyde (1973, Rangers). Read more »

June 5, 2014

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Longtime baseball fixture, former Bees manager Don Zimmer dies at 83

Don Zimmer wasn't a fixture in baseball forever. It just seemed that way. Read more »

June 5, 2014

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Rock On: Pardon the French

Also, BYU fans gets a brief jolt of excitement and a potential Jazz coaching choice you never considered. Read more »

June 2, 2014

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Dolphins experiment with Koa Misi at MLB

The Miami Dolphins are seeking ways to improve their defense, which is why Koa Misi finds himself at middle linebacker during the team's offseason practices. Read more »

June 2, 2014

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