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Amy Donaldson: Critics of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge need to chill

The summer's viral sensation is about as good as it gets when it comes to fundraising.

Yoenis Cespedes wins again, beating Todd Frazier in HR derby

Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Utahns in baseball mid-season awards: The best of the best in the first half of the season

Mashing together the MLB All-Star break and the ESPYs, here's the best of the best of the first half of baseball from baseball players with ties to the state of Utah. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Mariners designate John Buck for assignment; Ex-Ute Tyler Wagner's scoreless streak snapped

Taylorsville High product John Buck was designated for assignment on Monday, while former Ute Tyler Wagner's 27-inning scoreless streak was snapped in a busy week for Utahns in baseball. Read more »

July 13, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Ex-BYU slugger Matt Carson comes up big in return off disabled list

Former BYU slugger Matt Carson made a splash in his return off the disabled list Saturday night. Also, a former Ute impressed a national publication with his latest start. Read more »

July 6, 2014

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Trade costs Samardzija chance to play in MLB All-Star game

The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game. Read more »

July 6, 2014

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Major League Baseball All-Star Fan Voting

To Be Held Tuesday, July 15At Target Field, MinneapolisFinalAMERICAN LEAGUECATCHERS 1. Matt Wieters, Orioles, 2,701,310 2. Derek Norris, Athletics, 2,689,324 3. Brian McCann, Yankees, 2,026,016 4. Kurt Suzuki, Twins,... Read more »

July 6, 2014

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AP Sources: A's get Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel from Cubs

One of baseball's best rotations is about to get even better. Read more »

July 4, 2014

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Top 10 iconic moments in baseball history

Friday marks the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's iconic "Luckiest Man" speech. In honor of one of baseball's most memorable moments, it's time to look at 10 of the most iconic moments in baseball... Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Former BYU standout Wally Joyner loving new gig with Detroit Tigers

Former BYU star Wally Joyner has enjoyed transitioning into the world of coaching. He's currently with the Detroit Tigers. Read more »

July 2, 2014

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Rock On: Dante Exum's dad remembers Utah ... vaguely

Plus, a plan BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall has to save both college football and America. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Former Cougars Jake Hannemann and Jaycob Brugman heating up in the minors

Former BYU standout Jake Hannemann had a mammoth week for Single-A Kane County, but he wasn't the only former BYU baseball player raking it in in the Midwest League over the week. Read more »

June 29, 2014

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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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