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MLB Draft: Top prospects likened to Mike Trout, Trevor Bauer

MLB Draft: Top prospects likened to Mike Trout, Trevor Bauer

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June 8 (UPI) -- Talented trio Spencer Torkelson, Asa Lacy and Austin Martin headline the college baseball prospect class for the 2020 MLB Draft, which airs at 7 p.m. EDT Wednesday on ESPN and MLB Network. This year's prospects are in a unique position, since they didn't get to finish their 2020 college seasons, which were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Advertisement Torkelson, from Arizona State, is expected to be the No. 1 overall pick. The power hitter with a short and compact swing obliterated Barry Bonds' school record for home runs in a season as a freshman when he smashed 25 round-trippers in 2018, 14 more than the mark set by MLB's career home run leader. Torkelson is the top player in Baseball America's 500 Draft Rankings. Martin ranks second and Lacy ranks third. Geor...
Trevor Cherry: England & Leeds defender dies, aged 72

Trevor Cherry: England & Leeds defender dies, aged 72

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Ex-England international defender Trevor Cherry has died "suddenly and unexpectedly" aged 72, his former club Leeds United have confirmed.The defender joined Leeds from Huddersfield in 1972 and won a league championship in 1974 and making 486 appearances for the club.He played 27 games for England, captained the side once and was part of the 1980 European Championship squad. Cherry, was also player-manager at Bradford, where he played 92 matches.He managed at Valley Parade from 1982 to 1985, with former Leeds team-mate Terry Yorath as his assistant.Cherry guided the club to the Third Division title in 1985, a promotion overshadowed by the tragedy of the Bradford fire disaster on the final day...
‘The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’ expanding to 45 minutes nightly

‘The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’ expanding to 45 minutes nightly

Entertainment
April 27 (UPI) -- Comedy Central announced The Daily Show with Trevor Noah would extend episodes from 30 minutes to 45 beginning Monday. The show will air Mondays through Thursdays from 11 to 11:45 p.m. Trevor Noah has hosted The Daily Show remotely from his home in New York while practicing social distancing, under Gov. Andrew Cuomo's stay-at-home orders. He has dubbed the show The Daily Social Distancing Show and incorporated his slate of correspondents via video chat. The Daily Social Distancing Show featured the first late night interviews given by Cuomo and Dr. Anthony Fauci. Other guests of the remote show included Bill Gates, Stephen Curry, Babyface and Teddy Riley, Jennifer Garner and Govs. Gavin Newsom, Phil Murphy and Gretchen Whitmer. Noah has also suggested viewers donate to ...
New York Jets lose QB Trevor Siemian for season following ankle injury

New York Jets lose QB Trevor Siemian for season following ankle injury

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Sept. 17 (UPI) -- New York Jets backup quarterback Trevor Siemian will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining significant ligament damage in his left ankle. The team announced Tuesday that third-string quarterback Luke Falk will start in place of Siemian and starter Sam Darnold, who was diagnosed with mono before the Jets' Week 2 matchup against the Cleveland Browns. The Jets are expected to sign a quarterback who will serve as Falk's backup in their upcoming contest against the New England Patriots. "Luke will be the starter until Sam gets back. Once we decide what kind of direction we're going to go, that's when we'll know who we're actually going to try to sign," Jets head coach Adam Gase told reporters about signing another arm. "We're in that process right now, the person...
Cleveland Indians dealing Trevor Bauer to Cincinnati Reds in 3-team trade

Cleveland Indians dealing Trevor Bauer to Cincinnati Reds in 3-team trade

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July 30 (UPI) -- The Cleveland Indians are trading All-Star pitcher Trevor Bauer to the Cincinnati Reds in a blockbuster deal. League sources told ESPN and MLB.com on Tuesday that Bauer is headed to the Reds as part of a three-team trade that includes the San Diego Padres. The Indians are acquiring outfielders Yasiel Puig and Franmil Reyes and left-hander Logan Allen, while the Padres will add OF prospect Taylor Trammell. The clubs haven't confirmed the deal. Bauer, who made his first All-Star Game in 2018, has a 9-8 record with a 3.79 ERA and 185 strikeouts in 24 starts this season. The 28-year-old pitcher is making $ 13 million this season and isn't a free agent until after the 2020 campaign. Earlier Tuesday, MLB informed Bauer that he would be fined, but not suspended, after angrily t...