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Mets ride Pete Alonso, Carlos Carrasco's big nights to rout of Marlins

Mets ride Pete Alonso, Carlos Carrasco’s big nights to rout of Marlins

In “MV-Pete” they trust. Pete Alonso’s wild ride through what has been a magical Mets season to this point included another grand performance Friday night that left the Citi Field faithful singing his praises. The slugging first baseman had never hit a grand slam before 2022, but it’s clear this isn’t just another season for …

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2022 FINA World Aquatics Championships: Day 1 Preview

2022 FINA World Aquatics Championships: Day 1 Preview

2022 FINA WORLD AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS Click here to see all of our 2022 World Championship Previews. Saturday’s opening session of pool swimming at the 2022 FINA World Aquatics Championships is packed with veteran world record holders and rising stars alike in Budapest, Hungary. Five of the nine events featured on the first day will forgo …

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5 incredible stats from 2022 Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP Stephen Curry

5 incredible stats from 2022 Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry points to his ring finger during Game 6 of the 2022 NBA Finals. On Thursday night in Boston, Stephen Curry was crowned an NBA champion for the fourth time and took home his first Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player award, adding the one missing accolade to his future Hall of Fame …

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Southeast Draft Notes: Holmgren, Hornets, Williams, O'Neal

Southeast Draft Notes: Holmgren, Hornets, Williams, O’Neal

Chet Holmgren met with the Magic‘s front office on Wednesday and Thursday, writes Matt Murschel of The Orlando Sentinel. Holmgren is the No. 1 prospect on ESPN’s big board, although his thin frame has caused some other talent evaluators to drop him a bit lower than that. A person with knowledge of the situation tells …

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2022 US Open: Rory McIlroy chases serenity of his youth while eyeing first major crown since 2014

2022 US Open: Rory McIlroy chases serenity of his youth while eyeing first major crown since 2014

BROOKLINE, Mass. — In some ways, Rory McIlroy has been chasing his 25-year-old self for the last eight years. He’s 33 now without a major championship since that summer he turned 25. He won two that season to match the two he already possessed yet has come up empty over the subsequent 81 months. On …

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Mariners' Justin Upton leaves game after being hit in helmet by pitch

Mariners’ Justin Upton leaves game after being hit in helmet by pitch

Veteran outfielder Justin Upton’s Seattle Mariners debut ended abruptly Friday night when he was hit in the helmet by a pitch. Upton, who had been called up from Class AAA Tacoma (Washington) earlier in the day and was starting in left field in his season debut, was facing Los Angeles Angels pitcher Michael Lorenzen in …

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2022 US Open missed cuts: Phil Mickelson, Cameron Smith among stars who will miss weekend at Brookline

2022 US Open missed cuts: Phil Mickelson, Cameron Smith among stars who will miss weekend at Brookline

The US Open is not complete without a handful of victims entering the weekend, and The Country Club played no favorites through the first 36 holes in Brookline, Massachusetts. Journeymen and amateurs have seen their national championship aspirations come to an end, but they are not alone as some of the biggest names in professional …

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Eduardo Escobar returns to Mets after hospital scare

Eduardo Escobar returns to Mets after hospital scare

By all accounts, Eduardo Escobar was exhausted Friday, but he avoided a serious medical issue. The Mets infielder spent most of the previous night at the hospital after arriving at Citi Field in obvious discomfort, which left teammates concerned. Escobar revealed after the Mets’ 10-4 victory over the Marlins that a headache and dizziness caused …

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC - JUNE 17: Fernando Alonso of Spain driving the (14) Alpine F1 A522 Renault on track during practice ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Canada at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 17, 2022 in Montreal, Quebec. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

5 things we learned from Friday practice at the Canadian Grand Prix

You’d be hard pressed to find anyone in the Formula 1 paddock who wasn’t excited to be back in Canada and at Montreal’s epic Circuit Gilles Villeneuve after two years without the race featuring on the calendar. So how did the drivers fare in the weekend’s opening two practice sessions? Here are five things we …

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