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Josh Donaldson’s ‘Jackie’ explanation ‘bulls – t’

Liam Hendriks has stated previously that he didn’t get along with Josh Donaldson when they were teammates in Toronto. The current White Sox closer lit into the Yankees third baseman Sunday over Donaldson referring to Chicago shortstop Tim Anderson as “Jackie” during Saturday’s game at the Stadium. Donaldson said he was making a joke about …

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Josh Donaldson shouldn’t have made ‘Jackie’ comment

Aaron Boone spoke with Josh Donaldson and other Yankees about Saturday’s incident involving Tim Anderson, and he agrees that Donaldson should not have invoked Jackie Robinson’s name in his exchange with the White Sox shortstop. Chicago manager Tony La Russa charged that Donaldson made a “racist” comment when he said on the field to Anderson, …

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Could miss weeks after Nazem Kadri hit

Another controversial play involving the Avalanche’s Nazem Kadri could force Blues goalie Jordan Binnington to miss the rest of the second-round series between the two teams. And Binnington apparently is holding Kadri responsible as he reportedly threw a water bottle at Kadri as the forward conducted a postgame interview on TNT. Binnington left Saturday’s Game …

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Yankees’ Josh Donaldson: ‘Jackie’ was long-running joke

Tensions had been simmering between Josh Donaldson and Tim Anderson since last week, but the feud took a turn Saturday when the White Sox claimed the Yankees slugger made a racist comment toward Anderson. Donaldson admitted after the Yankees’ 7-5 win in The Bronx that he jokingly called Anderson “Jackie” – as he has in …

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Why Giants’ young receiver sitting out OTAs isn’t big red flag

The red jersey on Giants receiver Kadarius Toney’s back isn’t a huge red flag. Toney is sidelined during organized team activities after undergoing a minor medical procedure during the offseason, a source confirmed. He was wearing a red jersey to signal some level of injury maintenance and was limited to catching balls off the JUGS …

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Johnny Davis enjoyed his interview with Knicks

CHICAGO – Wisconsin sophomore shooting guard Johnny Davis is a straightforward kid with a straightforward game. Very good defender. Solid scorer. A dive-to-the-floor scrappiness. A deadly shot from mid-range. Nothing too flashy. So when teams asked him an offbeat question about his personal life during the NBA Draft Combine interviews in Chicago, Davis didn’t deviate. …

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