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Goldschmidt, Miller give Cardinals hope heading into 2019

(AP) – John Mozeliak watched how the St. Louis Cardinals were galvanized following a managerial change midway through last season, then made a spirited run toward the playoffs that came up just short. He decided a couple of pieces were all it would take to push the Cardinals over the top. Welcome to St. Louis,…read more »

Grizzlies’ C.J. Miles likely out for remainder of season

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies guard/forward C.J. Miles is expected to miss the remainder of the season after injuring his left foot over the weekend. Miles left a 135-128 loss to the Washington Wizards on Saturday due to left foot soreness. The Grizzlies announced Tuesday that an MRI revealed a stress reaction. The 6-foot-6…read more »

QB Fitzpatrick glad to be on move again, this time to Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Experience tells Ryan Fitzpatrick that his job with the Miami Dolphins might not last long. After all, they are his eighth team. And for now, at least, he is glad to be their starting quarterback. “I’m going to come in from day one and act like and be the starting quarterback for…read more »

Maddon, Cubs looking to rebound from disappointing finish

CHICAGO (AP) — After four consecutive playoff appearances and the 2016 World Series title, the Chicago Cubs are way past playing for Joe Maddon’s future. They also know what’s going on, too. Maddon is entering the final year of his contract after the team declined to offer an extension to its 65-year-old manager. While president…read more »

Fresh and ready, Cards’ Flaherty builds off rookie season

UPITER, Fla. (AP) — Jack Flaherty has done the math, and it all adds up. The young St. Louis pitcher is in line to start the Cardinals’ home opener. “Freakin’ cool,” the 23-year-old Flaherty said, sporting a huge grin. “To put it as forward as I can, it would be freakin’ sweet.” Other than announcing…read more »

Cubs’ Baez has new magic tricks ready for this season

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — It does not take Javier Baez long to show off his magic tricks, even in a spring training game. The Chicago Cubs star singled in the first inning on Sunday against the Colorado Rockies and stole second, escaping a tag by shortstop Garrett Hampson with a deft swim move. “I wasn’t…read more »

Reinhart’s shootout winner lifts Sabres over Blues 4-3

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Reinhart came up just short of ending the Buffalo Sabres’ seven-game winless streak in overtime. He made up for it in the shootout. Reinhart scored the deciding goal to lead the Sabres to a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. It came moments after his backhand chance…read more »

Agent: Redskins agree to terms with receiver Brian Quick

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have agreed to terms on a contract with wide receiver Brian Quick. His agency, SportsTrust Advisors, announced the move on Twitter on Monday. Quick returns to the Redskins after playing with them for parts of the past two seasons. Quick, 29, could be counted on to replace receiver…read more »

Crawford makes 48 saves in Blackhawks’ 2-0 win vs. Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) — Corey Crawford came up big again in his hometown — and damaged the Canadiens’ postseason hopes in the process. Crawford stopped all 48 shots he faced for his second shutout of the season and the surging Chicago Blackhawks won their fifth straight with a 2-0 victory over struggling Montreal on Saturday night.…read more »

Miami QB Ryan Tannehill traded to Titans for draft picks

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Tannehill has a new team. Now the Miami Dolphins need a new quarterback. Miami traded Tannehill on Friday to the Tennessee Titans in a deal that also involved draft picks. The Dolphins sent their sixth-round pick this year to the Titans for a fourth-round choice in 2020 and a seventh-round pick…read more »

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