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  • Many theories on why Jose Abreu's swing connects so well

     Many theories on why Jose Abreu's swing connects so well
    On the night Jose Abreu clobbered his 24th and 25th home runs of the season, White Sox manager Robin Ventura marveled at how the ball comes off Abreu's bat. "When he hits it on the barrel, it just continues to go," Ventura said. "It's like helium...
  • Jose Abreu won't make predictions about 2nd half

    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu wasn't about to predict Monday whether he could keep up his torrid start to the season in the second half. The Sox tried to temper expectations for the Cuban rookie before the season, but he entered Monday tied for the...
  • Jose Abreu's first All-Star Game is extra special

    MINNEAPOLIS — The Cuban contingent is taking center stage at this year's All-Star Game, with White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu and shortstop Alexei Ramirez joining the Reds' Aroldis Chapman, the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig and the A's Yoenis Cespedes....
  • Yankees' Jeter, beloved as symbol of what is good in the game

    From an era of muscle-bound sluggers tarnished by doping scandals, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter emerged as a symbol of what is good in baseball, the ultimate winner of his generation. Jeter will play his last regular season home game in the...
  • Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs

    Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs
    Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning analysts say the image-damaged league can't afford to ignore even if the threat proves hollow. Just as it did during Major League Baseball's steroid...
  • Justin Turner, the Dodgers' gift no one saw coming

    Justin Turner, the Dodgers' gift no one saw coming
    Saw this one coming, did you? If so, you should be playing the market, hanging out in a sports book, announcing you’re a descendant of Nostradamus. It’s Justin Turner, the one-man marvel. Released in the off-season by the Mets, his career...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis suspended 25 games after testing positive for amphetamine

    Orioles' Chris Davis suspended 25 games after testing positive for amphetamine
    Orioles infielder Chris Davis, Major League Baseball's most prodigious home run hitter last season and an outspoken opponent of performing-enhancing drugs, was suspended for 25 games Friday by the league for testing positive for the drug Adderall. It...
  • 10 reasons to root for Sox slugger Jose Abreu

    Go ahead. Try and imagine a better rookie year than the one Jose Abreu is having. Time's up. Since signing with the White Sox, the 27-year-old slugger has given Chicago fans plenty of reasons to cheer. The first baseman will be one of three...
  • Miami Marlins: Giancarlo Stanton's sprint to 150 career home runs

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  • Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith visits Disney World

    Disney World embraced the D. That is, they made a little bit of history as Super Bowl XLVIII MVP and Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith visited the Magic Kingdom today to make good on his postgame promise of "I'm Going to Disney World."...
  • Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas elected to baseball Hall of Fame

    Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, a pair of 300-game winners renowned for a decade of excellence atop the Atlanta Braves’ starting rotation, and Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas were elected to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Baseball...