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Week 9

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New York Yankees vs. Oakland Athletics

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Sanchez releases 'The Kraken' with vicious HR

Gary Sanchez's 28th home run of the season get out in a hurry to provide the Yankees with an early spark in Oakland.

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Around the diamond

Tuesday's games

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Mike Trout blasts career-high 42nd homer of season

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J.D. Davis launches 447-foot homer in Mets' win

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The Sterling Affairs

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The Sterling Affairs: The tapes that took down a billionaire

When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever.

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The inside story of the moment that changed the NBA forever

For four days, the Donald Sterling tapes threatened to shut down the 2014 NBA playoffs. Five years later, it remains one of the great what-ifs in league history.

NFL

Preseason Power Rankings: Who's on the hot seat entering 2019?

Whose job is on the line this season? Here's how we project the NFL's best and worst teams, from 1-32.

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Ranking NFL coaches who could get fired with disastrous seasons

Which coaches could lose their jobs with a 4-12 season? Here's what our analytical model tells us about 2019.

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Karabell's 'Do Draft' list: Fantasy football players I love the most for 2019

You've read Eric Karabell's 'Do Not Draft' list -- now it's time to find out which fellows he is zeroing in on for his fantasy football drafts with his 'Do Draft' list.

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Fantasy football rankings: The 192 players who should be drafted this season

Mike Clay breaks down his top 192 fantasy football rankings to tell you who is rising or falling and when each player should be taken.

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