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Baysox holding "Captain Manny" Machado bobblehead giveaway Aug. 9

If a bobblehead depicting Manny Machado as a pirate has always been on your must-have list, Prince George's Stadium will be the place to be on Aug. 9.

The Bowie Baysox will be giving away a "Captain Manny" bobblehead at that Sunday afternoon's 2:05 p.m. game as part of their Pirates & Ninjas Day promotion. According to the club's press release, the first 1,000 "landlubbers" ages 13 and up will receive...

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David Price's trade to the Blue Jays is more bad news for the Orioles

Say this for the Toronto Blue Jays: they’re going for it.

Two days after acquiring Troy Tulowitzki, a hitter they didn’t seem to need, the Blue Jays forked over top prospect Daniel Norris for two months of David Price, one of baseball's few unquestioned No. 1 starters.

For a team struggling with run prevention and running out soft-tossing Mark Buehrle as its ace, Price is a large, short-term upgrade...

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Why Ravens fans shouldn't be happy with Tom Brady's suspension

Ravens fans should not be among the contingent who are pleased with Roger Goodell's decision to uphold New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension.

Some celebrated Tuesday because it was somewhat expected the NFL commissioner would reduce Brady's suspension for being what a league report called "generally aware" of the football-deflating scandal that became "Deflategate."


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What they're saying about Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' suspension

The Blitz rounds up what columnists around the country are writing about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to uphold New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his apparent involvement in "Deflategate."

Does anybody still believe the NFL's most celebrated player didn't purposely deflate footballs in an attempt to gain an advantage during last season's NFL playoffs?...

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MLB power rankings for July 28

With the trade deadline looming, these Sports Blitz power rankings double as a list of teams who will be buying at the deadline to solidify their title chances. Everyone on the outside is just playing catch-up to teams here, some of whom — like the Kansas City Royals and Houston Astros — have already made their move. As always, these rankings are completely subjective, yet objectively correct.

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Troy Tulowitzki makes the Blue Jays even more dangerous to the Orioles

It’s a head-smacking morning for many Orioles fans as they process the news that Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is bound for the division rival Toronto Blue Jays.

The Blue Jays are perhaps the Orioles’ stiffest competition for a wild-card spot this season, and with Tulowitzki aboard, they’ll be that much more formidable in 2016, when the Orioles could be facing a substantial rebuild because...

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