Monthly Archives: June 2022

Phillies’ Bryce Harper hit by pitch, leaves game

Philadelphia Phillies star Bryce Harper left Saturday’s game against the San Diego Padres after getting hit in his hands with a 97 mph fastball. The Phillies later announced that he’d fractured his left thumb, and that he’ll be out indefinitely. He’ll undergo further evaluation in the coming days. “I kind of wish it hit me in the face,” Harper said, via The Associated Press. “I don’t break bones in my face. I think I can take 98 (mph) to the face, but not 97 to the thumb. Yeah, I was… Source link

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Yahoo DFS Baseball: Sunday Picks

This article is part of our Yahoo DFS Baseball series. As Yahoo does these days, Sunday means every game but the early Peacock start is included in the main DFS slate. This offers you a variety of options for your lineup, but why sift through all 28 teams when you can get a head start with these recommendations? Let’s get to it! Pitching Nestor Cortes, NYY vs. HOU ($46): In his first season as a full-time starter, Cortes has a 2.31 ERA, after a 2.90 ERA last year while both starting… Source link

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Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday Picks

This article is part of our Yahoo DFS Hockey series. The Lightning’s dreams of a three-peat remain alive. Tampa won on Friday, forcing a Game 6 at home. What now? Well, more DFS contests of course. You have $135 for your five-player roster. Your Superstar nets you 1.5 times the points. For perhaps the last time this season, here are my lineup recommendations. SUPERSTAR Nikita Kucherov, TAM vs. COL ($33): With this series moving back to Tampa, I’m going with a Bolt as my Superstar.

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Metals Haven’t Crashed This Hard Since the Great Recession

(Bloomberg) — Industrial metals are on track for the worst quarter since the 2008 financial crisis as prices are pummeled by recession worries. Copper, the great economic bellwether, has ricocheted into a bear market from a record four months ago, while tin just tumbled 21% in its worst week since a 1980s crisis froze London trading for four years. Most Read from Bloomberg It’s a dramatic reversal from the past two years, when metals surged on a wave of post-lockdown optimism, inflationary… Source link

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Mateusz Gamrot ekes by Arman Tsarukyan in thriller

Mateusz Gamrot and Arman Tsarukyan put on the kind of fight Saturday at Apex in Las Vegas that is a primer for everything great about mixed martial arts. It was fast with wild scrambles, great striking, high-level wrestling and grappling and an intensity one rarely sees for 25 full minutes. Gamrot won a unanimous decision in a bout that showcased the unreal depth of the UFC’s lightweight division. Tsarukyan came into the bout ranked 11th and Gamrot 12th, and after watching them battle so… Source link

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Damian Lillard makes recruiting pitch to Kevin Durant

Damian Lillard needs a superstar running mate. Things aren’t going so great in Brooklyn. So Lillard’s taking his shot. The Trail Blazers sharp shooter make a not-so-subtle pitch on an Instagram story Saturday for Kevin Durant to come to Portland. Unless he possesses Photoshop skills on top of his basketball and hip-hop talents, it appears that he got some help. Lillard posted that image of himself standing alongside Durant in a Trail Blazers uniform sometime Saturday afternoon. By Saturday… Source link

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Ole Miss rides 3 straight home runs to win

Justin Bench received a warm welcome from his teammates after hitting Mississippi’s third-straight home run. (Jaylynn Nash/Reuters) Game 1 of the College World Series final was tight through seven innings. But Ole Miss rode hot bats in the eighth to ensure that it would leave Saturday with a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three championship series. TJ McCants, Calvin Harris and Justin Bench hit back-to-back-to-back home runs to blow the game open en route to a 10-3 win. McCants got the hit party… Source link

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Alex Smith’s daughter had ‘very rare malignant tumor’ on brain

Alex Smith has worked as an NFL analyst at ESPN since retiring from football. (Rich Barnes/Reuters) Alex Smith revealed on Saturday that his daughter and youngest child Sloane was diagnosed in May with a rare brain tumor that required emergency surgery. The retired NFL quarterback who went though a life-threatening health scare of his own announced the news on Instagram alongside a photo of Sloane. Smith wrote that doctors were able to remove “100% of the tumor” and that Sloane “bounced back”… Source link

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Sydney McLaughlin breaks 400m hurdle record again at U.S. championships

Sydney McLaughlin looks on after breaking the World Record in the Women’s 400 meter hurdle final. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) Sydney McLaughlin just keeps getting better. The U.S. track star who won two gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics ran the 400-meter hurdles in 51.41 seconds at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships on Saturday. The winning time set a new world record, besting her gold-medal time of 51.46 seconds at the Tokyo Games last August. That run topped the… Source link

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