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Twins to thaw out vs. Indians in Puerto Rico

Twins to thaw out vs. Indians in Puerto Rico

The Sports Xchange

April 16 The Twins lost four games to weather last week, including the last three games of what was supposed to have been a four-game weekend series with the Chicago White Sox after blizzard dumped nearly a foot of snow on the Twin Cities. FULL STORY

Diamondbacks prepare to attack Giants

Diamondbacks prepare to attack Giants

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April 16 San Francisco, meanwhile, is simply hoping to stay close to the pack until its top pitchers return after an offseason reboot that included adding veteran hitters Andrew McCutchen and Evan Longoria. FULL STORY

Cards, Cubs matchup depends on weather

Cards, Cubs matchup depends on weather

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April 16 Thanks to an extended blast of winter, the Cubs will have been off the field for two straight days when they face the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday at Wrigley Field. Monday's scheduled series opener was postponed by inclement weather as snow fell in Chicago FULL STORY

Banged-up Celtics riding Horford vs. Bucks

Banged-up Celtics riding Horford vs. Bucks

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April 16 When the Celtics signed Gordon Hayward to a huge free-agent contract and traded for Kyrie Irving in the offseason, they created what was supposed to be Boston's new Big Three, along with holdover Al Horford. FULL STORY

Raptors aim for 2-0 lead on Wizards

Raptors aim for 2-0 lead on Wizards

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April 16 The Washington Wizards stayed with the Toronto Raptors for most of Game 1 of the first-round playoff series, but in the end could not match the depth of the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed. FULL STORY

NFL Notebook: Broncos release RB Anderson

NFL Notebook: Broncos release RB Anderson

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April 16 The 27-year-old Anderson played just two seasons of the four-year, $18 million contract he signed in 2016. The Broncos will save $4.5 million on the salary cap by dismissing Anderson. FULL STORY

Cubs hope starters begin finding groove vs. Cards

Cubs hope starters begin finding groove vs. Cards

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April 15 Tyler Chatwood will start Monday against the Cardinals after his scheduled start Sunday against Atlanta was postponed because of inclement weather. Chatwood (0-2, 4.91 ERA) is seeking his first win with the Cubs after he dropped his first two outings FULL STORY

FBS Notes: Bama's Tagovailoa may miss spring game

FBS Notes: Bama's Tagovailoa may miss spring game

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April 14 Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa did not participate in the team's second spring scrimmage Saturday because of a setback to his injured throwing hand. FULL STORY

Cowboys sever ties, release Bryant

Cowboys sever ties, release Bryant

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April 13 The move came after Bryant was scheduled to meet with team owner Jerry Jones on Friday amid reports that Dallas wanted the three-time Pro Bowl selection to take a pay cut after three straight seasons in which he failed to eclipse 838 receiving yards. FULL STORY

Belichick: Mock draft can help prep for real thing

Belichick: Mock draft can help prep for real thing

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April 13 While Patriots head coach Bill Belichick may not care how others analyze the prospective draft class, he acknowledged Friday that conducting a mock draft among team officials can be a useful tool FULL STORY