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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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Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado (8) reacts as he rounds the bases on a three-run home run by left fielder Matt Kemp (not pictured) during the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium.
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Paul Kurtz
December 20, 2018 - 4:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Manny Machado's whirlwind free agent tour moved to Philadelphia on Thursday. A construction worker on lunch break had some advice for Machado, as he stepped out of a silver Chevy Suburban. "Do the right thing and sign,” he said. “Get the money!" Manny Machado‘s car...
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Former Oakland Athletics player Jose Canseco
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December 13, 2018 - 8:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Canseco is ready to take a swing at politics. The former major league slugger has made his pitch for a big job at the White House, tweeting Wednesday to President Donald Trump: "u need a bash brother for Chief if (sic) Staff." Canseco told his "little buddy" he has "a secret...
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New York Yankees center fielder Andrew McCutchen (26) reacts at bat in the third inning against the Boston Red Sox in game three of the 2018 ALDS playoff baseball series at Yankee Stadium.
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December 11, 2018 - 4:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $50 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement, which...
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 William Hill Sports Book at Ocean Resort Casino in AC
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David Madden
November 24, 2018 - 6:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- Sports betting has taken off in New Jersey since its inception in June. All but the Hard Rock have opened physical and online sports betting sites. Resorts added its casino parlor this week, although their pairing with Draft Kings leads the internet field in...
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In this April 1964 file photo, San Francisco Giants' Willie McCovey poses for a photo, date and location not known. McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, has died.
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November 01, 2018 - 10:16 am
By Janie McCauley, AP Baseball Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, died Wednesday. He was 80. The San Francisco Giants announced McCovey's death, saying the fearsome hitter passed "peacefully"...
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October 28, 2018 - 11:38 pm
By Jill Martin (CNN) -- Total domination is complete. The Boston Red Sox, Major League Baseball's best team from start to finish in 2018, are World Series champions. With the use of the long ball, the Red Sox defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Sunday at Dodger Stadium, winning the 114th...
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October 22, 2018 - 8:09 pm
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Ex-Major League Baseball player Lenny Dykstra pleaded not guilty Monday to drug and terroristic threat charges stemming from an altercation with an Uber driver. The three-time All-Star, who played 12 seasons in the majors and was a member of the New York Mets' 1986...
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Andy MacPhail
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Ed Benkin
October 02, 2018 - 9:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It has been a roller coaster ride for Phillies fans this season. The same up-and-down journey was felt by the powers that be in the front office. After watching the team crash and burn over the final month and a half of the season, the Phillies are now on the outside...
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