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Rock On: Kyle Whittingham's happy face

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Utahns in baseball: Former Ute pitcher Stephen Fife slowly improving, Adam Law extends hitting streak

Former Ute pitcher Stephen Fife picked up his first win of the season, while BYU alum Adam Law extended his hitting streak to 14 games, highlighting a productive week for Utahns in professional... Read more »

April 27, 2014

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Bryce Harper placed on DL with sprained thumb

Star outfielder Bryce Harper was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals on Sunday with a sprained left thumb. The move is retroactive to Saturday. Read more »

April 27, 2014

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Yankees and Red Sox fans dominate Utah, according to New York Times data

Salt Lake and Utah counties might be divided by one major in-state rivalry, but according to the New York Times, the counties are also divided by another major sports rivalry. Read more »

April 25, 2014

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Yankees Michael Pineda says he'll learn from ejection for pine tar

Pineda said he had trouble gripping the ball on the cool evening when he allowed two runs in the first inning. So before he took the mound for the second, he said, he rubbed pine tar on the right... Read more »

April 24, 2014

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Wrigley Field at 100: For Wrigley, it's party of a century (+photos)

For Wrigley Field, it really was the party of a century. Read more »

April 23, 2014

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Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field

During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 86-year-old retired transit... Read more »

April 22, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: C.J. Cron remains hot, as does former Utes pitcher Tyler Wagner

While former Utes slugger C.J. Cron has been on a tear in the Pacific Coast League, another former Ute has jumped out to an equally impressive start in the Florida State League. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Randy Hollis: Baseball is in a good place, and so are the Rockies

Colorado Rockies owner and CEO Dick Monfort pays a visit to Salt Lake City and discusses what a smaller-market, lower-profile franchise like his needs to do to keep pace with those big-city,... Read more »

April 19, 2014

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Harper pulled for not hustling, Nats fall to Cards

Bryce Harper hit the ball to the mound, jogged to first base and took a right turn to the dugout before getting halfway down the basepath. Read more »

April 19, 2014

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Red Sox fall to White Sox 2-1 on error in 9th

The Boston Red Sox believed they were headed to extra innings on a frigid night at U.S. Cellular Field. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Marlins snap 8-game skid by beating Nats 11-2

Giancarlo Stanton tied a career high with five RBIs, including a three-run homer off Stephen Strasburg, and the Miami Marlins broke an eight-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals... Read more »

April 16, 2014

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Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave

When New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy was criticized on talk radio for spending three days with his family after the birth of his son, teammates, coaches and opponents leapt to his defense. Read more »

April 14, 2014

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Sizemore, Gomes HRs lead Red Sox over Yankees 4-2

Grady Sizemore hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox finally gave Jon Lester enough run support for his first win of the year, 4-2 over the New York Yankees on Friday night. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Expanded replay in Major League Baseball might make for better manners

Baseball's new expanded replay rules this season might mean most managers start minding their manners. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Pedro Alvarez hits go-ahead HR, Pirates hold off Cubs, 5-4

Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4... Read more »

April 10, 2014

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With dirty hand, Michael Pineda leads Yankees over Bosox, 4-1

This much is clear: Michael Pineda had a dark substance smudged on his pitching hand during his first win for the New York Yankees. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Pujols homer, pitching leads Angels past M's 2-0

Albert Pujols homered for the second straight game while Garrett Richards and two relievers combined on one-hitter as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0 on Wednesday night. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Goldschmidt finds groove against Lincecum again

Paul Goldschmidt hit a three-run homer and sacrifice fly to pound Tim Lincecum again, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3 on Wednesday night. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Salt Lake Bees: Bees can't overcome Fresno's hot start

Fresno jumped on Bees starting pitcher Jose Alvarez early, scoring seven runs in the first three innings, and held on late for the victory. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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MLB names reliever awards after Mariano Rivera, Trevor Hoffman

Now that they're no longer receiving awards, Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman are getting their names on some. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Rock On: Robert Anae's theory on BYU title

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April 7, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Jeremy Guthrie wins in season debut, others off to good starts in minors

The first week of the baseball season is complete and several baseball players with Utah ties have already made major contributions to their respective teams. Read more »

April 7, 2014

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Mike Sorensen: A baseball game instead of the birth of a child? You cannot be serious

A New York Mets' baseball player was absurdly criticized by a few media members for choosing to miss a couple of games to be with his wife for the birth of their first child. Read more »

April 7, 2014

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Rocked at start, Masahiro Tanaka finds a rhythm to pick up first career win

Three pitches into Masahiro Tanaka’s major league career, one thing was clear. As good as he may be, and as much faith as the New York Yankees had in him to commit $175 million for his... Read more »

April 4, 2014

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Mets' Daniel Murphy criticized for missing 2 baseball games to spend time with wife, newborn

Daniel Murphy, New York Mets second baseman, wasn't at opening day Monday, but he had an excuse — his wife Tori was in labor. But it was Murphy's decision to stay with his new child and wife... Read more »

April 4, 2014

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