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Buoyed by 2017 success, D-backs expect to contend again

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks were one of baseball’s big surprises a year ago. The surprise this year would be if they don’t keep winning. “Last year we kind of snuck up on people and had to earn their respect,” said Torey Lovullo, the National League manager of the year in his first season in the desert. “I think we’ve ...

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PREVIEW: LA Kings face Coyotes with #FreewayFaceoff looming (7p, FSW)

7P: FOX SPORTS GO | LISTINGS The Los Angeles Kings play a pivotal game for their postseason chances against the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night at Staples Center. The Kings (42-28-7) play the front end of a Pacific Division back-to-back set against a pesky Arizona team that has been a thorn in their side this season. Though the Coyotes (27-39-11) are in the Pacific ...

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Cris Carter reacts to LeBron James tying Michael Jordan’s record of 866 consecutive games with 10+ points

– All right, so let’s talk about last night for a second. How impressed were you with this record, the double-digit record, these consecutive games tying Michael Jordan? – Well, when you mention the people, he tied Michael Jordan. And in passing Kareem, which him and Michael Jordan, Kareem’s three, those are the three greatest scores and three of the ...

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LEADING OFF: Astros open defense, Giancarlo leads new faces

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: — FIRST DEFENSE Article continues below … The Houston Astros begin the season as reigning World Series champions for the first time following their victory over the Dodgers last fall. AL Championship Series MVP Justin Verlander will make his first opening-day start with Houston after nine with Detroit. Verlander will ...

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Toronto Maple Leafs 4, Florida Panthers 3

TORONTO (AP) — Mitch Marner led the charge on a night full of milestones for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Marner had a goal and an assist to extend his point streak to 10 games and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Wednesday night to set a franchise record with their 46th win. Toronto also set a ...

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Broncos acquire Su’a Cravens | FOX Sports

DENVER (AP) — Su’a Cravens already appears to be relishing in his change of scenery and his chance at a fresh start. In a video posted on his Twitter account , the song “A Whole New World” from the Disney movie “Aladdin” played in the background before a smiling Cravens let out a loud “Woo!” Underneath was a caption that ...

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It’s Duffy vs. Shields as new-look Royals open against White Sox

The Kansas City Royals lost a couple key contributors during the offseason when Eric Hosmer signed with the San Diego Padres and Lorenzo Cain joined the Milwaukee Brewers. Then the Royals learned Wednesday that they lost five-time All-Star catcher Salvador Perez for the next four to six weeks. He tore the medial collateral ligament in his left knee Tuesday night when he ...

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