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American League's Michael Brantley, of the Houston Astros, hits an RBI double during the second inning of the MLB baseball All-Star Game against the National League, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
July 09, 2019 - 9:00 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Two Cleveland baseball mainstays, whose careers are forever linked, were saluted before the All-Star Game. For CC Sabathia, it was a final bow. For Michael Brantley, it was welcome back. Sabathia, who will retire...
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American League Mike Trout, of the Los Angeles Angels, waits to be introduced while wearing the number 45 of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who passed away last Monday, before the start of the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
July 09, 2019 - 8:31 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): 8:15 Late Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs is being honored at the All-Star Game by two grieving teammates — and all of baseball. Superstar outfielder Mike Trout and infielder Tommy La Stella are both wearing No. 45...
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American League Mike Trout, of the Los Angeles Angels, waits to be introduced while wearing the number 45 of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who passed away last Monday, before the start of the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
July 09, 2019 - 8:15 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): 8:15 Late Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tommy Skaggs is being honored at the All-Star Game by two grieving teammates — and all of baseball. Superstar outfielder Mike Trout and infielder Tommy La Stella are both wearing No. 45...
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Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred speaks during a news conference before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, Saturday, June 29, 2019, in London. Major League Baseball makes its European debut game today at London Stadium. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 09, 2019 - 5:41 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The baseball players' association has outlined goals for the sport's unprecedented midterm collective bargaining, objectives likely to meet resistance from management unless the union is willing to make trade-offs. Baseball's five-year labor contract expires in December 2021, but...
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A sign in a hotel room between Lake Erie and Progressive Field, site of the baseball 2019 baseball All-Star game, informs guests about flying insects called "midges," that swarm the area this time of the year, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Cleveland. The weather forecast calls for clear skies and warm temperatures for the All-Star Game on Tuesday night. (AP Photo/Ben Walker)
July 09, 2019 - 2:08 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): 1:55 p.m. The weather forecast is calling for clear skies and temperatures in the upper 70s at Progressive Field. A perfect night for the All-Star Game — players and fans hope it's not perfect for midges, too. Midges are...
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Houston Astros' Justin Verlander speaks during a news-conference, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Cleveland. Verlander will be the American League starting pitcher for the 90th All-Star Game played on Tuesday in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 09, 2019 - 12:39 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says "there is no evidence from the scientists that the ball is harder" but says "the drag of the baseball is less." He says the sport is trying to find out why the drag is less...
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant watches after hitting a one-run single against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Saturday, July 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
July 08, 2019 - 7:12 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — His free agency delayed a year because the Chicago Cubs kept him in the minor leagues for one extra day, Kris Bryant is the shining example of why players are agitating for change in their labor contract. Baseball has had labor peace following eight work stoppages from 1972-95, but...
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New Orleans Pelicans' Zion Williamson (1) runs upcourt during the team's NBA summer league basketball game against the New York Knicks Friday, July 5, 2019, in Las Vegas. Knicks' Allonzo Trier is at left. (AP Photo/Steve Marcus)
July 06, 2019 - 2:37 pm
It's business as usual for the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Two games were shortened and another was canceled because an earthquake was felt in the Las Vegas area on Friday night. But league officials said all Saturday games could be played as scheduled. The NBA says a thorough survey was...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2019, file photo, fans arrive before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, in London. Major League Baseball is trying to muscle in on a crowded marketplace in Britain dominated by soccer but also filled with cricket, rugby _ and this month Wimbledon. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)
July 06, 2019 - 9:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Making the long walk from the Stratford train station through a mall and to Olympic Stadium, fans headed to the first Major League Baseball games in Europe passed retailers filled with gear from Premier League clubs. Next on the route was a tented pop-up outlet brimming with...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2019, file photo, Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) drives against Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) during the first half of Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Los Angeles Clippers will be landing Kawhi Leonard as a free agent after they acquire Paul George from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a massive trade for players and draft picks. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
July 06, 2019 - 9:02 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers made a huge decision. That meant Kawhi Leonard could finally make his. The Clippers will be landing Leonard as a free agent after they acquire Paul George from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a massive trade for players and draft picks, a person familiar with...
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