March 2018 archive

Mar 12

Ichiro ‘can’t wait’ to hit against Shohei Ohtani

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Ichiro Suzuki, the 44-year-old baseball legend, is back with the Seattle Mariners and in the same division with 23-year-old Japanese phenom P/DH Shohei Ohtani of the Angels. “I can’t wait to hit off him when he pitches,’’ Ichiro said during his introductory press conference Wednesday. “And when he hits, I’d like to pitch against him.’’ …

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Mar 08

Kings use video-game graphics to perfectly illustrate loss to Spurs

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The Kings hung with the Spurs as long as they could Sunday. But, just when the Kings thought they had the Spurs on the ropes, the seasoned San Antonio team rallied for a 113-98 victory at AT&T Center. The Kings held a 50-49 halftime lead, but the Spurs outscored the Kings 30-19 in the third …

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Mar 07

Ervin Santana heads to New York to have injured finger examined

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Minnesota Twins right-hander Ervin Santana left spring training for New York to have his injured middle finger examined. Santana, out until mid-to-late April following surgery on the finger, could have a cast removed. “Hopefully he comes back lighter … with the cast off,” Twins manager Paul Molitor said before Monday’s exhibition against Philadelphia. Don’t worry. …

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Mar 03

The Wizards grabbed the opening tip and raced out to 21-point lead.

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Morris hit a 3 that started a 14-0 run before Giannis Antetokounmpo drove the lane with four minutes gone for the Bucks’ first points in seven trips. Beal pushed the lead to 26-5 with a running layup off a pass from Satoranski. Kelly Oubre Jr.’s layup made it 40-20 just before the end of the …

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