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FIFA Denies Report It Knew About Doping Within Russian Soccer Team « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer After having it’s Olympic federation, anti-doping agency (RUSADA), and Paralympic committee suspended, Russia now faces more allegations of sports doping. This time, it involves the men’s national soccer team and according to a report from the Mail, FIFA knew about it. The report pinpoints defender Ruslan Kambolov, who was originally named to the primary World Cup squad before ...

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MLB Power Rankings « Detroit News Watch

1 Houston Astros 52-27 — After winning 12 in a row, the Astros actually lost twice last week, including one to the lowly Royals at home. This goes to show that even the best teams drop one of three to the worst teams. That’s baseball reality. 2 New York Yankees 50-25 — Before getting swept in Tampa over the weekend, ...

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Cubs’ Yu Darvish Buys Lavish Post-Game Spread For Both Teams After Rehab Start « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish is working his way back from tendinitis in his right triceps which forced him onto the disabled list earlier this season. Last night, he pitched in a rehab appearance with the club’s Single-A affiliate in South Bend and afterwards, provided a big treat for the players of both teams, which West Michigan ...

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Tigers Fire Pitching Coach Chris Bosio For Insensitive Comment « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer Detroit (CBS Local)- The Detroit Tigers have fired pitching coach Chris Bosio for directing insensitive comments towards an employee of the organization, which violated team policy. The team released a statement on their website Wednesday night. “Effective immediately, the Detroit Tigers have terminated the contract of pitching coach Chris Bosio for his insensitive comments that violated Club policy ...

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Baseball And More Baseball « Detroit News Watch

Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago CubsFriday, June 29, 2018, 5:05 pm ET CHICAGO CUBS -120 In his six starts, Mike Montgomery has allowed more than one run just once, and has gone six innings in all but one game. He’ll face a Twins lineup that is hitting .233 against lefties, is .228 on the road all season and has actually gotten ...

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Tigers Fire Pitching Coach For Insensitive Comments « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers fired pitching coach Chris Bosio, saying he made insensitive comments to another employee of the team. “I have to take seriously what the comments were,” Tigers general manager Al Avila said, declining to give details. “And, the action we took was appropriate.” The Tigers promoted bullpen coach Rick Anderson to replace Bosio. Roving pitching ...

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