Dan Mennella

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February 12, 2020 - 12:25 pm
Count Andre Dawson among the hard-liners against clemency for baseball's cheaters. Appearing on the Joe Rose Show with Zach Krantz on WQAM in Miami on Tuesday, Dawson said the Houston Astros should give up the World Series title they won in 2017, after it was later revealed they were illegally...Read more
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February 12, 2020 - 9:30 am
The NBA All-Star break marks the unofficial midpoint of the season, but as with the MLB calendar, the league’s all-star game is held well past the precise halfway mark of the campaign. Most NBA teams will have played about 54 of their 82 games, or 66 percent, by the break. That leaves only about...Read more
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February 08, 2020 - 3:55 pm
US President Trump again went to bat for one of his biggest supporters on Saturday. "GET PETE ROSE INTO THE BASEBALL HALL OF FAME," Trump said in a seemingly unprompted tweet . "It's Time!" Trump has previously vouched for the disgraced MLB legend, who was handed a lifetime ban from the game in...Read more
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February 08, 2020 - 9:56 am
Major League Baseball has ended promotion on its websites of former Pink Floyd front man Roger Waters’ concert tour amid pressure from a pro-Israel Jewish advocacy group. The group, B’nai Brith International, recently sent a letter to MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred imploring him to end the league's...Read more
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February 06, 2020 - 4:51 pm
After weeks of tepid movement, a late-developing NBA trade market caught fire in the days and hours prior to Thursday’s deadline. The flurry began with a four-team blockbuster and was capped by a swap that sent D’Angelo Russell to Minnesota, where he’ll join his pal Karl-Anthony Towns. In between,...Read more
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February 05, 2020 - 6:04 pm
After weeks of starts and fits, the NBA trade market erupted with a major blockbuster on Tuesday. The four-team swap involving the Rockets, Hawks, Wolves and Nuggets sent stud center Clint Capela to Atlanta, with underrated and highly coveted wing Robert Covington going to Houston. The deal...Read more
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February 04, 2020 - 9:11 am
The Baltimore Ravens led the NFL in regular-season wins in 2019 with 14, and already they appear to have a path to repeating that feat. Baltimore will head into the 2020 season with the easiest strength of schedule in the league based on opponent winning percentage. Its 2020 opponents combined for...Read more
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February 04, 2020 - 6:30 am
The Colorado Rockies have few realistic options for trading superstar third baseman Nolan Arenado, and still rumors about a deal persist. This speculation is not merely a creation of the rumor mill, though—no less than Arenado has himself fanned the flames in a series of blunt remarks. Arenado said...Read more
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February 03, 2020 - 4:50 pm
The NBA trade-rumor mill kicked into overdrive recently on a report that the Rockets were listening to offers on stud center Clint Capela. A followup report said the Rockets were not only entertaining offers but actively shopping the big man. Even in a trade market seemingly awash in discounted...Read more
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