Monday, December 11, 2017
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Mets 3, Mariners 2

Mets 3, Mariners 2

SEATTLE — Bartolo Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game before giving up a two-out single to Robinson Cano in the seventh inning of the Mets' victory. Colon left a 2-and-2 fastball elevated on the outer half of the plate, and Cano served the pitch into leftfield, dropping it well in front of Eric Young Jr. "You're a little disappointed when they get a hit, but that's what they're trying to do," Colon said through an interpreter.

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Explosives? On 40-yard plays, Bucs among NFL’s worst

Explosives? On 40-yard plays, Bucs among NFL’s worst

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Lions-Buccaneers Turning Point, Week 14: A coach's future hangs in the balance

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Tampa Bay Rays make a small deal, acquire INF Joey Wendle

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Updated: 2 hours ago
Live from Disney: Winter meetings update, day 1

Live from Disney: Winter meetings update, day 1

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Updated: 2 hours ago
Yankees’ acquisition of Giancarlo Stanton may hasten Rays’ dismantling

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Eagles confirm QB Wentz is done for season

Eagles confirm QB Wentz is done for season

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Updated: 26 minutes ago
Florida Gators’ Taven Bryan entering NFL draft

Florida Gators’ Taven Bryan entering NFL draft

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Bucs journal: Brent Grimes matches Richard Sherman for INTs since 2013

Bucs journal: Brent Grimes matches Richard Sherman for INTs since 2013

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Sports in brief

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