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David Ross sounds off on Josh Winckowski’s Wrigley

David Ross sounds off on Josh Winckowski’s Wrigley

Cubs manager David Ross took issue with Red Sox pitcher Josh Winckowski’s Wrigley comments. After Winckowski played his first game at Wrigley on Saturday and lost 3-1, he said the 106-year-old ballpark didn’t hold up to the hype. “Fenway kind of has a presence to it. I really didn’t get that here, to be honest,” …

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Ian Poulter, LIV golfers win battle to play Scottish Open

Ian Poulter, LIV golfers win battle to play Scottish Open

VIRGINIA WATER, England — Ian Poulter and two other players who signed up for the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series won a stay Monday from a British court that allows them to play in the Scottish Open. Poulter, Adrian Otaegui of Spain and Justin Harding of South Africa challenged their suspension from the Scottish Open and …

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Drew Lock, DK Metcalf fire back at US Open Tennis Twitter

On Saturday, the US Open Twitter account went full heel in a Twitter battle instigated by a Seahawks fan. “Not a sport,” a Seahawks fan account replied to a video of a slick between-the-legs serve from Nick Kyrgios at Wimbledon. “not a sport says the person about to watch 17 games of Drew Lock at …

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Mets not thrilled with Jacob deGrom’s high velocity in rehab start

CINCINNATI — Jacob deGrom’s 100 mph heat in his return to game action didn’t thrill Mets officials, but the high velocity was also understood. “What are you going to do?” manager Buck Showalter said Monday, a day after deGrom threw 24 pitches for Single-A St. Lucie in his first rehab start since beginning the season …

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LeBron James wants Kyrie Irving on Lakers ‘more than anyone’

Remember when Kyrie Irving hit that tie-breaking 3-pointer in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to a title? LeBron James — whose Los Angeles Lakers team could use a jolt — does. He has a championship ring on his hand because of it. Maybe that’s why James “wants to …

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NHL Hockey Player Ivan Fedotov Detained in Russia

Philadelphia Flyers hockey player Ivan Fedotov has been detained in his native Russia for allegedly skipping out on mandatory military service, Russian media is reporting. Fedotov has reportedly been taken to a Russian military hospital due to feeling unwell. His lawyer, Alexei Ponomaryev, denies that the NHL player was evading military service, and says his …

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Examining Leon Rose’s offseason work to improve Knicks roster

The heavy lifting appears to be over. The Knicks’ offseason looks more or less set, following the signings of Jalen Brunson and Isaiah Hartenstein — and the re-signing of Mitchell Robinson — that leaves them with just the $5.2 room mid-level exception. The Post’s Zach Braziller offers five thoughts on president Leon Rose’s work up …

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