Phillies fan suffers black eye after Phanatic launches flying hotdog

By The Associated Press Thu., June 21, 2018 PHILADELPHIA—It was a flying frankfurter and not a foul ball that left a baseball fan with a black eye in Philadelphia. Kathy McVay says she was at Monday night’s Phillies game when the team’s mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, rolled out his hotdog launcher. McVay was sitting near home More...

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By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Australia stays alive with a draw against Denmark at the World Cup

SAMARA, RUSSIA—Mile Jedinak’s penalty kick gave Australia a 1-1 draw against Denmark on Thursday and new life at the World Cup. Christian Eriksen scored in the opening minutes for Denmark, which has More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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2018 FIFA World Cup Live Tracker: Day 8

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Day 8 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off with Denmark vs. Australia. Follow along with all the latest from Samara. The post Must C: Astros top of the order goes back-to-back-to-back More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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13 NHL Awards Takeaways: McDavid makes promise to Edmonton

Bad jokes, pass-the-Kleenex speeches, heart-wrenching reunions, a hometown sweep, and one super-tight MVP race — the 2018 NHL Awards had a little bit of everything. Here are the 13 things you need to know More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Lampard's Derby start season at Reading – and all EFL fixtures

Derby County will face Reading in Frank Lampard’s first game in charge of the Rams when the 2018-19 Championship campaign starts in August. The match at the Madejski Stadium, More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Hall earns redemption, gains perspective with Hart Trophy victory

LAS VEGAS — It might have been the biggest moment in Taylor Hall’s life. But by the time his name was called out as the winner of the Hart Trophy on Wednesday, he’d been handed a sobering new outlook. The More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Dwane Casey officially introduced as new Detroit Pistons coach

DETROIT—Dwane Casey spoke frequently of his journey in the NBA as he was officially introduced on Wednesday as coach of the Detroit Pistons. He reflected glowingly on the Raptors, the team that fired him More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Devils forward Taylor Hall named NHL MVP

By Joshua ClippertonThe Canadian Press Wed., June 20, 2018 LAS VEGAS—Taylor Hall won the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player for the 2017-18 season. The 26-year-old New Jersey Devils More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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NHL Awards Live: Latest winners, photos and video from Vegas

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Former NHL player Paul Bissonnette is on the ground with Caroline Szwed and the Sportsnet team doing some of the best things Vegas has to offer. The post Zwelling: Happ could More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Rosie DiManno: Jays’ J.A. Happ continues to audition for a ticket out of Toronto

J.A. Happ might as well wear a sandwich-board when he takes the mound. Today’s special: Southpaw starter, nine-game winner for 2018, 3.56 ERA and WHIP of 1.03. First pitcher in the majors this season to More...