Major League Baseball

Prop bets for Super Bowl LIII are on display before the start of the game at the Westgate Superbook sports book, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas.
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February 04, 2019 - 2:57 pm
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — America's major professional sports leagues are split on how to get a piece of the action from legal sports betting after failing to get early adopting states to cut them in. But they are back in the game this year with several state...
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From left are 2018 file photos showing Robinson Cano, Welington Castillo, Roberto Osuna and Colby Rasmus.
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January 08, 2019 - 6:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Spending on Major League Baseball payrolls dropped last season for the first time since 2010, an $18 million decrease attributable to drug and domestic violence suspensions and a player retiring at midseason. Still, even a year with flat payrolls is unusual for MLB. The only...
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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Sean Newcomb works in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Atlanta.
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July 30, 2018 - 9:36 am
By George Henry, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb apologized Sunday for racist, homophobic and sexist tweets he sent as a teenager, calling them "some stupid stuff." "I definitely regret it, for sure," he said. The 25-year-old Newcomb spoke less than an hour after...
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This Dec. 21, 2017, file photo shows a slice of cheese pizza at the Papa John's pizza shop in Quincy, Mass.
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July 13, 2018 - 10:28 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food Industry Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John's, which has had founder John Schnatter at the center of its logo and in TV ads, plans to pull his image from its marketing after reports he used a racial slur. The decision was made by top executives but details of the change are...
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Tim Brennan
Jack Shields
Matt Leon
June 06, 2018 - 1:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After an outstanding college career at Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia native Tim Brennan is headed to the pros. The right-handed pitcher, who went to Holy Ghost Prep, was selected in the seventh round (209th overall selection) of the Major League Baseball...
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Apr 25, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Arrieta (49) reacts with third baseman Maikel Franco (7) after a double to end the fourth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citizens Bank Park.
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Matt Leon
April 30, 2018 - 2:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Phillies open a six-game road trip Monday night with the first of three in Miami against the Marlins. The Phillies went 6-4 on their just-completed 10-game homestand, but after a four-game sweep of the Pirates, the Phillies lost two of three to both Arizona and...
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