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How can a staph infection turn so serious?

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland Indians Manager Terry Francona stepped down last week have a hip replacement, and to have a rod inserted into his foot to correct damage from a staph infection that led to surgery on his big toe last winter. How can a staph infection be so damaging?
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Cleveland Guardians Run Into 'Roller Derby' Complication

The Cleveland Guardians have run into a snag in trying to leave their former team nickname behind — and of all things it’s a roller derby team. Cleveland announced that it would call itself the Cleveland Guardians after the end of the 2021 season, which ends at Globe Life Field against the Rangers on Oct. 1-3. It’s the end of a long process for the franchise to shed its ‘Indians’ nickname and its former mascot, Chief Wahoo, as the Native American community protested the name for years.
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Why Florida State Can Keep Using Chief Osceola & Renegade as Symbols

In recent years, the names of sports teams’ mascots have come under fire, particularly professional sports teams such as the Cleveland Indians or Washington Redskins, which used mascots with the likeness of indigenous peoples (they both have since moved on from those names). But there is one that has a...
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Padgett, Ammons shootout prelude to 2021 QB battles

MIDDLEBURG - A simple 7 vs. 7 passing drill competition at Middleburg High between the Broncos and Oakleaf High School may have been a quick peek into the best two quarterbacks coming in for the 2021 season in Clay County. With senior Luke Padgett chucking sideline to sideline passes to...

MLB releases 2022 schedule

Major League Baseball announced its 2022 schedule Wednesday. Opening Day is set for March 31, with all 30 teams in action, and features 11 divisional games and one interleague contest between the Philadelphia Phillies and Houston Astros in Houston. Here are the Opening Day matchups:. Home Away. Orioles Blue Jays.
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Study identifies DNA signatures linked to heart disease

A new study identifies DNA signatures associated with risk for cardiovascular disease, a discovery that could lead to opportunities for clinical intervention years before symptoms manifest. Based on analyses of data from five large heart cohort studies of diverse populations, the findings are published in the journal JAMA Cardiology. "The...

The Cleveland Guardians are already in a legal battle

I’ve written at length before about the real, tangible harm caused by the appropriation of Native or Indigenous imagery and culture for use as sports team names and mascots. Last month, in a long-overdue move, Cleveland’s baseball team finally dumped its outdated racist moniker in favor of a new one, the “Guardians.”

The hottest rookies of the past two weeks

It seems like a lot of rookies didn’t get the memo about the dog days of summer. Ignoring the concept that many rookies hit a wall as the long season wears on, several players turned up the heat with their own performances to land on this edition of the Rookie Hot List, covering games played July 21-Aug. 3.

Daily Fantasy picks, predictions, odds for Aug. 4

A version of this article originally appeared on DraftKings. For more betting insights, check out DraftKings.com. We are stacking up the 2-1 weeks lately, as two of my three bets hit yet again last Wednesday, bringing our record to 31-16 on article plays for the season as a whole. Am I a little disappointed we didn’t cash all three? Of course. However, I also think winning a Diamondbacks moneyline bet on the road should count twice.

Five things to know, quirks about Giants' 2022 schedule

If you're someone who likes to plan your Giants trips around holidays, the 2022 season brings good news. The schedule was randomly released on Wednesday morning -- stay hot, MLB -- and the Giants spent just about every holiday weekend on the road. They are in Cleveland for Easter Sunday, Philadelphia for Memorial Day, Pittsburgh for Father's Day, Arizona for the Fourth of July and Los Angeles for Labor Day. The lone exception is Mother's Day, with the Giants wearing pink against the St. Louis Cardinals.

3 Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Plays for Wednesday 8/4/21

With production being highly variable on a night-to-night basis, daily fantasy baseball plays a bit differently than other sports. An 0-for-4 dud from a chalky high-salaried slugger is a lot more common than a total dud from a top-salaried NBA player or even than a stinker from a top quarterback or running back.

Colorado Rockies prospects: Colton Welker homers, Greg Bird surging

Let’s take a look at some of the news coming out of the Colorado Rockies minor league system, including some power on display in Spokane and Albuquerque. Here are some news and notes about Colorado Rockies prospects and their farm teams. We’ll start in High-A Spokane where the Indians claimed...

Tigers’ 2022 schedule: Home opener is April 8 vs. White Sox

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers’ first game in 2022 will not be rained out or snowed out. There’s a roof in Seattle. The Tigers will open the season on March 31, 2022, at T-Mobile Park in Seattle for a four-game series against the Mariners. MLB released the full schedule for...

Cleveland Guardians to open 2022 season at home against Royals

When Cleveland’s baseball team takes the field as the Guardians for the first time in 2022, it will be against a thematically appropriate team: The Kansas City Royals. Major League Baseball released schedules for all 30 teams next year, including a Guardians one with the new script lettering that was revealed along with the name last month.

Harold Ramirez held out of Indians' lineup Wednesday

Cleveland Indians outfielder Harold Ramirez is not in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against left-hander Steven Matz and the Toronto Blue Jays. Ramirez appears to be receiving a routine breather. He hit his 16th double of the season on Tuesday and extended his hitting streak to five games. Oscar Mercado is moving to center field on Wednesday while Bradley Zimmer makes a start in right field and hits ninth.
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White Sox announce 2022 schedule

It’s never too soon to look ahead. The White Sox released their 2022 schedule on Wednesday, a slate the opens the season with the Minnesota Twins visiting Guaranteed Rate Field on March 31, four crosstown games against the Cubs and additional interleague games against teams from the National League West.