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Reuters Sports News Summary

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

Abreu already had accepted the team's one-year, $17.8 million qualifying offer, essentially making Friday's move a two-year, $32.2 million extension. Hot Todd stays in hunt for rare third straight PGA Tour win Brendon Todd, seeking to become the first player since Tiger Woods to win three straight events on the PGA Tour, stayed in the hunt, four strokes behind halfway leader Tyler Duncan at the RSM Classic at Sea Island in Georgia on Friday. American Todd, playing on the Plantation course, carded a six-under-par 66 after shooting the same score on the par-70 Seaside course on Thursday.

A century after Black Sox, baseball cheating goes high-tech

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

A century after the Black Sox scandal that tarnished the World Series and ushered in major changes in baseball, the notion that millionaire ballplayers would take money to throw a game - much less the World Series - is all but unthinkable. Today's scandals revolve around technology - from teams using Apple Watches or high-definition cameras to steal signs to rogue ''data scouts'' giving bookmakers real-time information from ballparks. It's hard to gauge how widespread these practices are, but players and managers are paranoid about tech-driven cheating, with teams hurling accusations at one another as recently as this year's American League Championship Series.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Monday, September 16th, 2019

MLB notebook: Heart procedure for Nats' Martinez Nationals manager Dave Martinez underwent a heart procedure Monday in Washington, and it was uncertain when he will be able to rejoin the team. The news about Martinez came from general manager Mike Rizzo, who spoke to the media in St. Louis on Monday before the Nationals opened a key series against the Cardinals. Canada's 'Queen B' feted by hometown crowd Newly-minted U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu received a hero's welcome on Sunday, arriving back in her hometown of Mississauga, Canada, for a celebratory rally, as Canadians embraced their very own #SheTheNorth.

White Sox players and coaches rep NFL jerseys, including Rick Renteria in a Ditka outfit

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

Thursday marks the opening day of the Chicago Bears season and the White Sox were in football spirit as they left Cleveland following a 7-1 win in the series finale. Everyone on the White Sox, players and coaches, wore NFL jerseys as the team left Progressive Field and boarded the plane to return to Chicago. A healthy number of them repped the Bears, but there was plenty of diversity in the selections as well.

In wake of the Eaton-Frazier dilemma, what are the biggest former teammate beefs in sports?

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

On Monday's Nationals-Mets clash, former teammates Adam Eaton and Todd Frazier exchanged words and had to be separated. This led D.C. Sports Live to discuss what the biggest former teammate beefs are in sports.

White Sox Talk Podcast: Instant South Sider Daniel Palka

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

White Sox Talk Podcast: Instant South Sider Daniel Palka originally appeared on Daniel Palka spoke with Chuck Garfien about a whole bunch of topics. Losing weight this offseason and how he's done it (3:15), the Chicago Bears losing in the playoffs (5:48), why he walks around with a baseball bat wherever he goes (11:05), his connection with White Sox fans and the South Side of Chicago (16:10), his humorous Twitter feed (20:25), his Uber driver asking if he can use his bathroom (28:00), going to his first SoxFest this year (33:12), his conversation this offseason with hitting coach Todd Steverson (40:18), why he loves Roberto Clemente (44:05) and much more.