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Copa Libertadores final postponed again

The Copa Libertadores final between hated rivals Club Atlético River Plate and Club Atlético Boca Juniors has once again been put on hold. River Plate has refused governing body CONMEBOL’s proposal to have the match played in Madrid at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, home of Real Madrid. The match was originally scheduled to be played…

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Mets start season strong while Yankees struggle

Not even the most optimistic New York Mets fan could have predicted that the team would be sitting on the best record in the National League after two weeks, yet that is exactly where they are. The Mets had a low-key offseason that saw them torn apart by sports pundits and their own fan base…

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Colts hire Reich after McDaniels’ fiasco

On Feb. 11, Frank Reich was named the new head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. Strangely, he was the second man to be named the Colts’ head coach in a week. In the days leading up to Super Bowl LII, the Colts believed that the next man to lead their team would be New England…

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Astros beat Dodgers in seven games to win 2017 World Series

On paper, the 2017 World Series looked to be a clash of juggernauts. The series did not disappoint as the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers went the distance in seven thrilling games. Runs were at a premium in Game 1, as left-handers Clayton Kershaw and Dallas Keuchel squared off at Dodger Stadium. Dodgers centerfielder…

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Astros, Dodgers to face off in 2017 World Series

After several missed opportunities in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers looked to put away the Chicago Cubs for good in Game 5. After grabbing a 3-0 series lead, the Dodgers hit a speed bump when they were held to two runs by Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis in…

Cleveland Indians make history with 22-game winning streak
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Cleveland Indians make history with 22-game winning streak

As the regular season begins to wind down in MLB, teams begin to dig in for that final push. September call-ups are summoned, divisions are clinched and playoff rosters are set as teams prepare for the uncertainty and excitement of the postseason, all chasing the common goal of hoisting the Commissioner’s Trophy. The Los Angeles…

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Mets prepare for future following disappointing 2017 season

It was supposed to be another season of dreams for the New York Mets. After a National League Pennant in 2015 and an appearance in the wild card game last season, 2017 was supposed to be another slugfest between the Mets and Washington Nationals for the National League Eastern Division crown. Led by a rotation…