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ESPN: Michigan in talks with former star Juwan Howard to become next men’s basketball coach

Moses Kinnah/iStock(ANN ARBOR, Mich.) — Former basketball star Juwan Howard is in talks to become the next head coach of his alma mater’s men’s basketball team, ESPN reports.Howard, a member of the University of Michigan’s Fab Five recruiting class in 1991, helped the team reach two national championship games an an Elite Eight appearance. He…read more »

Star pitcher David Cone discusses new book, New York Yankees

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Former MLB pitcher David Cone was known as one of the most impassioned and intelligent players of his era. The architect of one of the greatest games ever pitched, Cone’s reputation as a pitcher has followed him into the broadcast booth, where he serves as a television analyst for Yankee games.Cone and…read more »

Family member tried to extort NFL star for $5 million, court documents show

Bob Levey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A relative of NFL star Tyrann Mathieu allegedly tried to extort him for $5 million, according to federal court documents unsealed on Tuesday. Mathieu, who now plays for the Kansas City Chiefs after stints with Houston and Arizona, was allegedly blackmailed over private information, with the relative saying he would…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 5/21/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEMiami 5 Detroit 4, 11 InningsLA Dodgers 7 Tampa Bay 3Kansas City at St. Louis 8:15 p.m., postponedAMERICAN LEAGUEOakland 5 Cleveland 3NY Yankees 11 Baltimore 4Toronto 10 Boston 3Texas 5 Seattle 3Houston 5 Chi White Sox 1Minnesota 8 LA Angels 3NATIONAL LEAGUEColorado 5…read more »

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Báez’s pinch-hit single lifts Cubs over Phillies 3-2

CHICAGO (AP) — The heart of the Chicago Cubs’ lineup, including a taped-up Javier Báez, proved to be too much for the Philadelphia Phillies and their tired bullpen. Báez’s pinch-hit single capped a two-run, ninth-inning rally and lifted the Cubs over Philadelphia 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop the Phillies’ four-game winning streak. Baez didn’t…read more »

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