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It’s official! Padres sign Hosmer to eight-year contract

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres have signed first baseman Eric Hosmer to an eight-year, $144 million contract through the 2025 season, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today.  The agreement, which is the largest in club history, includes an opt-out clause after the fifth season. Hosmer, 28, played in all 162 games (160 starts) for the Kansas ...

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Mayfield rejects Manziel comparisons with NFL combine near

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Baker Mayfield doesn’t like comparisons to Johnny Manziel, although the Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma wasn’t surprised by them after an arrest and other antics during his time with the Sooners. At a stop in his home state of Texas to accept the Davey O’Brien Award as the nation’s top quarterback, Mayfield said Monday he and ...

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1B Eric Hosmer and Padres finalize $144 million, 8-year deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) Eric Hosmer and the San Diego Padres finalized their $144 million, eight-year contract Monday night. The team announced the signing after Hosmer passed his physical. The first baseman, who spent his first seven major league seasons with Kansas City before becoming a free agent this winter, can opt out of the deal after five years. The contract ...

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Ducks top Golden Knights 2-0 for 4th win in 5 road games

LAS VEGAS (AP) Jakob Silfverberg and Ryan Getzlaf scored to lead the Anaheim Ducks over the Vegas Golden Knights 2-0 in their Pacific Division showdown Monday night. Anaheim regained sole possession of third place in the division, two points ahead of Los Angeles and Calgary. The Ducks are a point behind second-place San Jose. Starting goalie John Gibson (22-15-6) stopped ...

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Colin explains how LeBron in LA would be a home run for the NBA

– LeBron James had a quote here. He said, LA is “built for stars. It’s built for entertainment. It’s built for cameras, bright lights, great place. I hope everybody had a great weekend.” Said LeBron. “I know I did, my family did, it was a great weekend.” Listen, this is one of these things where, let’s just be honest about ...

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Later spring training starts means some players are fresher

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Buster Posey gets going at Scottsdale Stadium around 7 a.m. most days of spring training, a couple of hours before he’s due to be there. It gives him time for a quick bite to eat, to lift weights or do some extra baseball work then have a real breakfast ahead of the Giants‘ formal workout. Years ago, ...

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Fordham’s Edmonds anxious to seize moment at NFL combine

(STATS) – The ankle and hamstring injuries that Fordham running back Chase Edmonds nursed throughout the 2017 season cost him the chance to set the FCS record for career rushing yards. As he prepares for his next challenge – an NFL career – Edmonds feels there was a positive gained from his senior season gone awry. Fordham went 4-7 after ...

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