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Mets’ Kodai Senga brings his ghost forkball, aces curiosity

While introducing new Mets right-hander Kodai Senga at Citi Field on Monday, general manager Billy Eppler pointed out his own background in professional scouting. “My mentors always talked about guys that had impactful tools,” Eppler said. “We try to gravitate to that because they show up in big-time games. [Senga] encompasses that with impact-level pitches.” …

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Undefeated no more: Weber State stuns Utah State, shatters Aggies’ chance at history

Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes LOGAN—All good things must come to end. Some endings are more shocking than others, though. Utah State was chasing history inside the Spectrum on Monday night as it tried to become the first Aggies team to start a season 10-0. It looked well on its way to doing so when …

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Qatar 2022 World Cup winner Argentina returns home to a jubilant Buenos Aires

CNN — Argentina’s World Cup-winning squad arrived home to a jubilant Buenos Aires in the early hours of Tuesday morning, with massive crowds lining the streets and cheering their champions’ return. Captain Lionel Messi stepped off the plane first, holding the gold trophy aloft, followed by his triumphant team onto a red carpet at the …

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Damian Lillard assists Clyde Drexler to become Trail Blazers’ all-time leading scorer

Damian Lillard entered Monday needing 21 points to pass Portland Trail Blazers icon Clyde Drexler as the franchise’s all-time leading scorer. He got there in the third quarter, only to watch Shai Gilgeous-Alexander steal the scene at the buzzer. With a free throw against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Lillard scored his 18,041st point to etch …

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Giovani Bernard didn’t deserve to be pestered by media after Buccaneers loss

At the risk of sounding like an old lady, here goes: journalists aren’t supposed to become the story. But on Monday, reporters who cover the Tampa Bay Buccaneers found themselves as one of the stories of the day on NFL Twitter (along with the gobsmacking lack of situational awareness from the New England Patriots’ offense) …

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Suns organization faces new accusations of toxic workplace culture

The Phoenix Suns organization faced new allegations in a bombshell ESPN report on Monday as executives up and down the hierarchy were accused of taking part in the alleged toxic culture. The report came months after Robert Sarver agreed to begin “the process of seeking buyers” for the Suns after an NBA investigation found that …

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