Four of the top five best selling players in all officially licensed products, as released by the NFLPA in its list Thursday, were Dallas Cowboys.
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Paul, Griffin cited in MVP conversation
Neither one as the most valuable player, mind you. But ESPN's Summer Forecast team included Chris Paul and Blake Griffin among 11 players when asked to list who will be the three best players in the NBA next season. Forecast: 2016-17 MVP projections
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According to a report by Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, the Royals are trying to package Ian Kennedy to the Dodgers in a potential Wade Davis trade. Said one MLB exec: "I don't think anyone is taking Ian Kennedy's entire contract." Kennedy is owed about $65 million through the 2020 season. It makes sense for the Royals to try, but the initial response to the idea from Davis suitors appears to be underwhelming.
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The Dodgers already have an All-Star closer in Kenley Jansen, but they are interested in the Royals' Wade Davis.
Brown waited patiently for his opportunity to make his mark. It came when Myles Jack went down. Since then, teammates and opponents have taken notice.
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Manager Mike Scioscia is not ready to acknowledge that his Los Angeles Angels lost on Wednesday night to the Royals in Kansas City.
Raul Mondesi had a bunt single for his first big league hit, with two runs scoring on the play on pitcher Matt Shoemaker's throwing error, as the Royals rallied for a 7-5 win over the Angels.
Lineup: Angels (45-55) at Royals (48-51)
- 1. Yunel Escobar, 3B (R)
- 2. Kole Calhoun, RF (L)
- 3. Mike Trout, CF (R)
- 4. Albert Pujols, DH (R)
- 5. Jefry Marte, 1B (R)
- 6. Andrelton Simmons, SS (R)
- 7. Jett Bandy, C (R)
- 8. Gregorio Petit, LF (R)
- 9. Johnny Giavotella, 2B (R)
- SP: Matt Shoemaker, RHP Daily notes
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The National Basketball Players Association will fully fund health-insurance plans for retired NBA players who had at least three years of service time in the league.
The Clippers would not comment on why Matias Testi, the team equipment manager who was involved in a fight with Blake Griffin, will not return for the 2016-17 season.
Matt Moore pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning, Evan Longoria hit a two-run homer and the Tampa Bay Rays won at Dodger Stadium for the first time, 3-1 over Los Angeles on Wednesday.
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The Rams granted quarterback Nick Foles' request to be released, announcing the move Wednesday.