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Khobi Price / Orange County Register:
Report: Lakers to hire JJ Redick in 4-year deal as head coach  —  Redick, who does not have previous head coaching experience, has reportedly begun work on building an experienced coaching staff  —  After a month and a half of searching, including a couple of plot twists …
Associated Press:
Rickwood festivities celebrate Willie Mays, Negro League greats  —  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — As Ajay Stone strolled around historic Rickwood Field and gazed at tributes displayed in honor of Willie Mays and other Negro Leaguers, he clutched a cherished memory under his arm.
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Hillel Italie / Associated Press:
Willie Mays, Giants' electrifying ‘Say Hey Kid,’ has died at 93
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Willie Mays' memory will live forever, starting with Rickwood Field tribute
Jake Fischer / Yahoo Sports:
With Bulls' roster shakeup underway, is Zach LaVine the next piece on the move?  —  Wednesday brought a four-year max-contract for Pascal Siakam and Indiana.  Thursday brought Chicago and Oklahoma City swapping Alex Caruso for Josh Giddey.  The NBA offseason is officially underway …
Kiley McDaniel / ESPN:
2024 MLB mock draft 2.0: Predicting the first two rounds  —  It's the perfect time for a two-round mock draft.  MLB Draft Combine workouts started this week, some college stars are still playing at the Men's College World Series in Omaha, high school seasons are completed and pre-draft workouts …
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Kelly Iko / New York Times:
Houston Rockets draft notebook 2.0: Big board debates, domino effect and more  —  In less than a week, we'll know the fate of 58 draft hopefuls.  —  Teams are in the final stages of preparation, having had several players come to their respective facilities for workouts, interviews and additional research.
Anthony Franco / MLB Trade Rumors:
Royals Among Teams With Interest In Tommy Pham  —  There may be no player who is more likely to be traded over the next month than Tommy Pham, who is hitting well as an affordable rental on the worst team in the league.  It'd be very surprising if the White Sox didn't move him before the July 30 deadline.
Tim Healey / Newsday:
Mets' Brooks Raley wants to pitch in 2025 and beyond after Tommy John recovery  —  ARLINGTON, Texas — With a big brace on his arm and a tendon-turned-ligament freshly inserted into his elbow, Mets reliever Brooks Raley left no doubt.  Next summer, when he will turn 37 and will have missed …
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Sam Connon / Sports Illustrated:
St. Louis Cardinals Star Nolan Arenado Leaves Game Early With Elbow Injury  —  Nolan Arenado was hit by a pitch during the St. Louis Cardinals' loss to the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, knocking him out of the game with a right elbow contusion.  —  Third baseman Nolan Arenado left Wednesday's game between …
Ricardo Sandoval / Sports Illustrated:
Recently-Traded Padres Top Prospect Suffers Season-Ending Injury  —  Former San Diego Padres prospect Dillion Head will undergo season-ending hip surgery.  —  Head was the centerpiece of the package dealt to Miami in the Luis Arraez trade, which also saw Jakob Marsee, Nathan Martorella, and Woo-Suk Go become Marlins.
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Dennis Georgatos / Orange County Register:
Bobby Miller pitches into 7th inning in return, but Dodgers fall to Rockies  —  DENVER — Bobby Miller gave the Dodgers' injury-depleted starting rotation a boost with an encouraging return from an inflamed right shoulder.  —  Miller, in his first appearance since April 10 …
Mona Darwish / San Bernardino Sun:
Crews reach 95 percent containment of Hesperia fire  —  Containment of the Hesperia fire has jumped to 95 percent with the blaze stalling at about 1,078 acres as of Wednesday, June 19, the San Bernardino County Fire Department said.  —  The wind-driven wildfire began shortly before 7 p.m …
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Josh Gross / Daily News:
Sydney Leroux's late goal helps Angel City FC end winless drought  —  Leroux scores in the 85th minute as Angel City snaps its five-game winless streak with a 3-2 victory over Racing Louisville.  Kennedy Fuller and Rocky Rodriguez also score for the hosts.  —  Show Caption  —  of  —  Expand
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Jesse Rogers / ESPN:
When, how will robot umps arrive in MLB?  Latest on ABS plans  —  Major League Baseball sent a memo to all 30 teams Tuesday that shed some light on how the sport views the future of the automated balls and strikes system — or ABS — in the majors.  —  Beginning June 25 …
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Jesse Rogers / ESPN:
ABS challenge system set to fully be used in Triple-A
 
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