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Aaron Judge homerun record: New York Yankees slugger hits 61st home run to tie Roger Maris’ 61-year-old record

CNN  —  New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge hit his 61st home run Wednesday, tying Roger Maris’ single-season American League home run record set in 1961. The New York Yankees slugger crushed the record-tying home run in the 7th inning off Toronto Blue Jays’ Tim Mayza, sending it over the …

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Apple TV+ to have its first major sports moment with Yankees-Red Sox

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the New York Yankees is greeted by teammate Aaron Judge #99 after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning during the game between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Trautwig …

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Aaron Judge: New York Yankees star bids to make history after hitting 48th homer of the season

CNN  —  It’s turning out to be quite the season for Aaron Judge. The New York Yankees star has now totaled 48 home runs after hitting his second in as many games against the New York Mets this week in the Subway Series. His MLB-leading 48th homer came as he …

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Why sport stars are wealthier than ever — but they still may not be getting their fair share

CNN  —  Sometimes, it’s tough for the average person to comprehend how much money some professional athletes make. Witness the recent MLB trade deadline. We saw the Washington Nationals trade away Juan Soto after the left fielder turned down a $440 million (!) deal. Likewise, the NFL preseason has begun, …

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Vin Scully: Los Angeles Dodgers pay tribute to legendary broadcaster

CNN  —  The Los Angeles Dodgers paid tribute to Vin Scully on Friday in their first home game since the legendary broadcaster’s death. Scully, who was the voice of the Dodgers for more than six decades, died at his home Tuesday in Hidden Hills, Los Angeles County, at 94. The …

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Mike Trout: 10-time MLB All Star diagnosed with rare back condition

CNN  —  Mike Trout has been diagnosed with a rare back condition – a costovertebral dysfunction at T5 – that is likely to affect him for the rest of his playing career. “The doctor (Robert Watkins III), who is one of the most well-known spine surgeons in the country – …

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Seattle Mariners extend win streak to 14 games heading into All-Star break

CNN  —  When the Seattle Mariners were last on a winning streak that spanned 14 games, 21-year-old rookie All-Star Julio Rodríguez was not yet six months old. Now, he is a key part of a team one game away from matching a franchise-best 15-game winning run. Already, the Mariners have …

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MLB postpones Cleveland Guardians-Chicago White Sox due to Covid

CNN  —  Due to multiple positive Covid-19 tests within the Guardians organization, Wednesday afternoon’s game between Cleveland and the Chicago White Sox has been postponed, Major League Baseball officials announced. It is the first Covid-19-related postponement of the season. Among those testing positive for the virus that causes Covid-19 are …

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Trevor Bauer: Dodgers pitcher suspended for two seasons

CNN  —  Major League Baseball announced it has suspended Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer for two years, for violation of the league’s domestic violence and sexual assault policy, which Bauer has consistently denied. In a statement, Commissioner Robert Manfred Jr. said following an extensive investigation, Bauer has received a …

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MLB reaches $125 million sponsorship deal with Capital One

Fernando Tatis Jr. #23 of the San Diego Padres runs past third base in the 8th inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 18, 2021 at Petco Park in San Diego, California. Matt Thomas | San Diego Padres | Getty Images Major League Baseball has a new banking partner: …

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