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If Pistons trade Jerami Grant, they’ll need a veteran leader

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The Detroit Pistons are one of the youngest team in the NBA and could get even younger depending on what happens with Jerami Grant. But teams need quality veterans to compete, evidenced by the Phoenix Suns, who went from three straight years at the bottom to one of the best teams in the NBA after adding Chris Paul. The Suns, like the Pistons now, were long the butt everyone’s jokes. The Suns found their star in the draft, added some young talent around him and then got the veteran to push them to the next level. You can watch NFL Live Online easily in USA apart from cable by getting the NFL Game Pass. Problem is the game pass is expensive especially if you’re interested in watching the whole season. However, with PureVPN you can access more affordable options..

Marty’s musings: The free agent floodgates are open Fans

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Welcome to 'Marty's Musings', my week after week segment of numbers summing up the happenings in the baseball world. I'm your aide for investigating the news and notes all through the game, and featuring key pitching matchups over time. With the conduits on new signings last week it was a functioning free specialist market. The Dodgers, Red Sox, and Twins made huge sprinkles causing some projection changes. The Rockies stirred things up of their own.

When expectations aren’t low enough Fans

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This is the principal in a September series featuring probably the best Black journalists and creatives around baseball. First up is author and podcaster Ursula Parson. I was three when Rodney King was seriously beaten by LAPD officials. I was ten when Abner Louima was beaten and sodomized by NYPD officials. I was 11 when Amadou Diallo was gunned down in a whirlwind of 41 shots by NYPD officials before his high rise. On August 23, Jacob Blake was gunned down and debilitated by Kenosha PD officials before his kids. In my whole 33 years of life as a Black individual in the United States, I have in no way ever seen the police as a positive or defensive element inside society, nor have I at any point confided in them. Indeed, even as a kid, I saw them as crude numbskulls, best case scenario. Now that I can shape more nuanced conclusions, I realize that they're individuals from fear monger state armies intended to take care of Black people and mistreat us for the sake of entertainment.

Marshall Files Lawsuit Against Conference USA As School Seeks to Leave League

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Marshall filed a lawsuit against Conference USA on Tuesday in hopes of clearing the way for the program's early exit from the conference. The university's board of governors filed a suit in the Cabell County Circuit Court with hopes of establishing jurisdiction in West Virginia while also securing relief through declaratory judgment as well as preliminary and permanent injunctions as the C-USA moves forward with arbitration.

Titans’ Butler controls field as catcher, but also menaces opposing pitchers

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Coming off a stellar junior baseball season at Poway High, Austin Butler still felt like he needed an edge as he pushed toward playing in college in 2023. As if batting .358 with three home runs and 28 RBIs and being a first-team All-Palomar League selection was not good enough, he worked on his game. Toward that end, Butler visited the weight room a bit more often. "I wanted to get a little stronger,’’ the catcher said. "My legs are fine, but I thought my upper body needed work.’’ He was right. Butler has been a menace for pitchers this spring. How to watch the Rugby World Cup live online, France 2023 international men's rugby tournament.

Rich Hill honors late father (who ran 37 Boston Marathons) by pitching for Boston Red Sox three days after dad’s death: ‘He was always a pro’

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The best way Rich Hill could honor his late father, the veteran lefty said, was to go out and do his job Monday even though he had a heavy heart. And that’s what Hill did, taking the mound for the Red Sox just three days after Lloyd Hill Sr. passed away at 94.

How to submit optimal bids in arbitration

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I studied how to submit bids in arbitration in a few different scenarios using game theory, statistics, and calculus

Donaldson to Minnesota

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Twins land Josh Donaldson on a four-year, $92 million deal

Giants hire Gabe Kapler

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The recently fired manager of the Phillies with a turbulent past gets another opportunity.