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This Day in Transaction History: Yankees acquire Bucky Dent

This Day in Transaction History: Yankees acquire Bucky Dent As a recurring column idea, Bill will expound upon one interesting transaction that occurred on a particular day in baseball history. It won’t always be the most exciting or most impactful transaction, but always something interesting. Feel free to share which transactions stand out to you in the comments. . .

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Mike Tirico to host NBC Sports’ new daily sports talk show ‘Lunch Talk Live’

Mike Tirico to host NBC Sports’ new daily sports talk show ‘Lunch Talk Live’ NBC Sports’ new daily sports talk show, Lunch Talk Live, debuts this Monday, April 6, at Noon ET on NBCSN, featuring host Mike Tirico joined by special guests, including current and former athletes, NBC Sports’ lineup of on-air commentators, and other prominent voices and figures within

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Diamondbacks minority owners sue Ken Kendrick over buyouts

Diamondbacks minority owners sue Ken Kendrick over buyouts Adrian Wojnarowski and Adam Schefter report that President Donald Trump told the sports commissioners on today’s conference call that he hopes that the leagues can re-open their doors to fans by August or September. The conference call, as we wrote earlier today, included a who’s-who of sports decision-makers. Trump reportedly also said

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Olney: Baseball’s potential return is way too complicated to rush

Olney: Baseball’s potential return is way too complicated to rush The word from the White House was that the president wanted baseball and other professional sports to resume to help keep the country moving forward, to provide at least a few minutes a day for a devastated nation to think about something other than the consuming horrors and death toll.

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Verlander donating paycheck during shutdown

Verlander donating paycheck during shutdown Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander says he will donate his weekly paycheck during the coronavirus shutdown to organizations that are helping with relief efforts. Verlander and wife Kate Upton made the announcement Saturday in an Instagram post. The couple said it would pick an organization each week and highlight its work. The AL Cy Young

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Report: President Trump wants sports to return by August or September

Report: President Trump wants sports to return by August or September Adrian Wojnarowski and Adam Schefter report that President Donald Trump told the sports commissioners on today’s conference call that he hopes that the leagues can re-open their doors to fans by August or September. The conference call, as we wrote earlier today, included a who’s-who of sports decision-makers. Trump

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