Padres sign second baseman Jedd Gyorko to long-term deal

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter San Diego, CA, United States (4E Sports) – The San Diego Padres have locked up power-hitting second baseman Jedd Gyorko to a long-term deal, signing him to a five-year extension with a team option for a sixth season. The team...
Posted On 14 Apr 2014
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Olympic medalist swimmer Michael Phelps announces comeback

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Mesa, AZ, United States (4E Sports) – After retiring almost two years ago, 22-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps will return to competitive swimming. Phelps’ participation at the Arena Grand Prix from April 24-26 at...
Posted On 14 Apr 2014
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After 15 years, Barry Trotz out as Predators coach

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Nashville, TN, United States (4E Sports) – The Nashville Predators announced that coach Barry Trotz will not return for a 16th season with the team. In a press release, the team said Trotz’s coaching contract would not be...
Posted On 14 Apr 2014
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Arizona’s Aaron Gordon, Nick Johnson to join NBA Draft

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Tucson, AZ, United States (4E Sports) – Arizona is expected to lose power forward Aaron Gordon and junior guard Nick Johnson to the NBA Draft, according to sources. The 6-foot-8½ Gordon averaged 12.4 points and eight...
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Rangers place third baseman Adrian Beltre on 15-day DL

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Arlington, TX, United States (4E Sports) – The Texas Rangers have placed third baseman Adrian Beltre was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained quadriceps muscle. With the move retroactive to April 9, the earliest...
Posted On 14 Apr 2014
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Notre Dame to use artificial turf on stadium

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter South Bend, IN, United States (4E Sports) – Notre Dame ended yearly speculation about its old playing surface, announcing that it will use artificial turf on its stadium field. The school said installation of the FieldTurf will...
Posted On 14 Apr 2014
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Red Sox manager John Farrell losing faith in replay system

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E Sports) – Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said Sunday that it’s hard to have any faith in the league’s replay system based on how his team lost to the New York Yankees, 3-2...
Posted On 14 Apr 2014
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Raptors’ strong finish defuses late Pistons rally

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor Detroit, MI, United States (4E Sports) – DeMar DeRozan scored 30 while Kyle Lowry added 28 points as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Detroit Pistons, 116-107 Sunday at The Palace of Auburn Hills. The Raptors scored 17...
Posted On 14 Apr 2014
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Eric Staal lifts Hurricanes over Flyers in shootout

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor Philadelphia, PN, United States (4E Sports) – Eric Staal had two goals in regulation and scored in the shootout to bail out the Carolina Hurricanes against the Philadelphia Flyers, 6-5 Sunday at Wells Fargo Center. Jeff...
Posted On 14 Apr 2014
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Forward Trevor Thompson transfers from Virginia Tech to Ohio State

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor Columbus, OH, United States (4E Sports) – Promising 7-footer Trevor Thompson, erstwhile of Virginia Tech, has chosen to transfer to the Ohio State Buckeyes over other pursuers Indiana, Purdue and Butler. “I love the...
Posted On 13 Apr 2014
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