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Red Sox Acquire Chris Sale to Reinforce Already-Dominant Rotation

Chris Sale, shown here in a 2012 game against the Baltimore Orioles, was traded to the Boston Red Sox yesterday after spending his entire seven-year career with the Chicago White Sox. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons - Keith Allison

By Samip Delhiwala Published: December 7th, 2016 After days of speculation that the Washington Nationals were nearing a deal, the Boston Red Sox stunningly won the Chris Sale sweepstakes, acquiring the starting pitcher from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday afternoon in exchange for Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech, and two …

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Conley’s Injury Deals Significant Blow to Grizzlies’ Playoff Hopes

Mike Conley, shown here in a 2013 regular season game against the Atlanta Hawks, is expected to miss six to eight weeks due to a fracture in his lower back. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons - Mark Runyon

By Samip Delhiwala Published: November 30th, 2016 After leading the Memphis Grizzlies to an 11-7 start heading into tonight’s matchup against the Toronto Raptors, starting point guard Mike Conley is expected to miss six to eight weeks due to a diagnosis of a transverse process fracture in his lower back. …

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Chicago Cubs Win World Series, and Theo Epstein Solidifies His Legacy

Theo Epstein hoists the championship trophy in the locker room after the Cubs' Game 7 win in the World Series. PHOTO/ The Boston Globe

By Samip Delhiwala Published: November 9th, 2016 As the Chicago Cubs’ third baseman Kris Bryant ran to field a soft grounder off of the bat of the Cleveland Indians’ Michael Martinez, an entire city went silent. As Bryant, grinning uncontrollably, threw to first base and nearly botched the release while …

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