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  • Patriots Battle Back, Earn Trip to Super Bowl LII

    Tom Brady and the Patriots were down 10 points to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth quarter but battled back to win the AFC Championship and earn a trip to Super Bowl LII.

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  • Johnny Damon Backs Roger Clemens for Hall of Fame, Feds Tried to Screw Him!

    Johnny Damon says there are 60 million reasons to let Roger Clemens into the Baseball Hall of Fame -- as in the dollars the feds spent trying (and failing) to prove he used steroids.  "Our government tried to accuse him ... we had…

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  • NBC4 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Special

    With the Olympic Winter Games just weeks away, NBC4's Eun Yang offers a look at the culture of South Korea.

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  • Roy Halladay had amphetamine, morphine in system, autopsy shows

    Eight-time All-Star pitcher was piloting small aircraft when he diedAutopsy showed evidence amphetamine and morphine in systemAn autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year. Related: Roy Halladay, eight-time All-Star pitcher, killed in plane crash off Florida coast Continue reading...

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  • 'Thumbs-Down Guy' surprises Frazier with visit

    Mets fan Gary Dunaier, aka "Thumbs-Down Guy," surprised Todd Frazier as the two met for the first time and chatted at an autograph signing Saturday on Long Island.

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  • David Wright Unsure of Future Amid Multiple Back, Neck Injuries

    New York Mets third baseman David Wright isn't sure what his future in Major League Baseball looks like, due to a string of neck and back injuries.  "It really hurts to say this, but I obviously can't be relied on to go out there and do what I've done throughout my career," Wright told MLB.com's Anthony DiComo. "That is a tough thing to say." Wright has only played 75 games over the past three seasons, including missing the entire 2017 campaign. His problems last year started in spring training,...

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  • Dodgers test fans' loyalty with steep increases for season tickets even in the cheap seats

    The clock struck 11:25 p.m. Time was growing short. A lifetime of Dodger love was being tested. Bill Snoberger and fiancee Mary Jones were trying to figure out whether a 45% price increase over two years for two season tickets in the outer reaches of Dodger Stadium was worth it. They sit in the...

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  • MLB notebook: Mets invite Tebow to spring training

    Tim Tebow received a formal invite to spring training from the New York Mets.Tebow made it to Class A with the Mets last season. He summarized his first ...

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  • MLB pitcher was high on morphine and sleeping pills when he died

    An autopsy has revealed the cause of death of former Major League Baseball player Roy Halladay as blunt force trauma and drowning. He had amphetamines and morphine in his system.

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  • Halladay Had Morphine in System When His Plane Crashed

    All-star Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay had traces of morphine and other drugs in his system when his experimental plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico in November, toxicology results showed.The Pasco...Photo Credit: Getty Images

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  • Randal Grichuk Traded to Blue Jays; Cardinals Land Dominic Leone, Conner Greene

    The Toronto Blue Jays‏ acquired outfielder Randal Grichuk in a trade with the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday in exchange for relief pitcher Dominic Leone and pitching prospect Conner Greene.  Toronto announced the deal on Twitter. This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app. Get the app and get the game.

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  • Report: Roy Halladay Autopsy Shows Traces of Morphine in System at Time of Death

    An autopsy report provided to TMZ Sports on Friday revealed two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay died of blunt trauma and drowning after his plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico in November. The toxicology report also said Halladay had "had zolpidem (the generic name for Ambien), as well as morphine in his system at the time of the crash," per TMZ. Citing sources, TMZ wrote that while the "autopsy report notes that morphine can be found in the system as a result of heroin use," there was...

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  • Jets Wide Receiver Robby Anderson Arrested in South Florida

    New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson was arrested in Sunrise early Friday on a number of charges, jail records showed.Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office

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  • Roy Halladay autopsy reveals traces of drugs

    Roy Halladay had evidence of several drugs in his system when he died in a plane crash off the Gulf of Mexico last November, an autopsy showed. There is yet to be an identified cause for the crash.

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  • Andrew Miller: MLBPA Doesn't Want 'Big Fight' over Pace-of-Play Rule Changes

    Cleveland Indians pitcher Andrew Miller said players are "not necessarily for the changes MLB wants," including the potential use of a pitch clock, but said they are hoping to avoid a high-profile standoff with the league office about pace-of-play decisions. Miller, a Major League Baseball Players Association representative, talked to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com about the ongoing discussions Friday. "This is not something we want to turn into a big fight or some sort of ugly showdown about us...

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  • Roy Halladay had amphetamine, morphine in system, according to autopsy

    An autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year. The Tampa Bay Times reports that an autopsy released Friday shows the former Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia...

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  • Tim Tebow Gets Major League Spring Training Invite from Mets

    The next step in Tim Tebow's baseball journey came on Friday when it was announced he received an invite to Major League camp with the New York Mets for spring training.  Per the Mets' official Twitter account, Tebow was one of nine players invited to MLB camp.  Tebow signed a minor league contract with the Mets in September 2016, but he didn't receive an invite to MLB camp last year despite the wishes of then-manager Terry Collins. "I will tell you if he’s not in our camp, I’ll get him over,"...

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  • Mets again invite Tebow for spring training

    Tim Tebow, who hit .226 with eight home runs and 52 RBIs in 126 minor league games for the Mets last season, has been invited back to spring training in 2018.

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  • Miller hopes no 'big fight' over pace of play

    Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller is hoping that the players' union and the league can avoid an "ugly showdown'' over pace-of-play talks, which stalled Thursday.

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  • Mets again invite Tim Tebow to big-league camp for spring training

    It looks like the New York Mets are not giving up on Tim Tebow. The Mets on Friday announced nine players, including Tebow, who have been invited to spring training. The 30-year-old former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner will be entering his second season in the league. Although Tebow...

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  • After coming out of left field as a rookie surprise, Rhys Hoskins prepares for stardom -- in left field

    Philadelphia's breakout slugger snuck up on everyone during his record-setting debut. Now, he's adjusting to life as a known quantity while trying to master a new position.

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  • WLS-AM's parent company asks court to end 'unprofitable' radio deals with White Sox, Bulls

    The radio rights of the White Sox and Bulls abruptly look to be up for grabs soon. WLS-AM 890’s parent company, Atlanta-based Cumulus Media, on Thursday said it has filed motions with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York seeking to get out from under “a handful of extremely unprofitable contracts,...

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  • How a 98-Win MLB Team Has Plummeted to 100-Loss Candidate in 2 Years

    The sinking ship metaphors are too easy and too cruel for Pittsburgh Pirates fans. Yet, it must be written: In the span of two short years, the Bucs have gone from a team that won 98 games to one that might lose 100.  It's a plunge that makes Davy Jones' locker look like the shallow end of the community pool. On Jan. 13, the Pirates traded ace Gerrit Cole to the Houston Astros. Two days later, they sent outfielder Andrew McCutchen to the San Francisco Giants. Presto change-o, a weakly whipping...

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  • MLB notebook: Pirates sign Rivero to four-year deal

    Not everyone is trying to leave the rebuilding Pittsburgh Pirates, as the team announced Thursday that it signed closer Felipe Rivero to a four-year, $22.5 ...

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