View from the Catwalk: Baseball reacts to ‘The Opener’

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Reviews are mixed, standings update, and a outlaw gender reveal

The Tampa Bay Rays were off yesterday, their only off day until Monday, June 4th. Over the next two weeks, they’ll welcome the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles to the Trop, before taking off out west for two series with the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners.

Checking on the current standings around the league, the Rays sit in third place in the American League East, 9.5 games back of the Yankees.

France, Australia, Denmark captains want Guerrero World Cup ban lifted

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SAO PAULO - The captains of the three teams drawn to play Peru at the World Cup in Russia next month have appealed to FIFA to lift a ban on Paolo Guerrero, who was suspended after testing positive for cocaine.

Peru captain Guerrero was ruled out the finals last week after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) increased from six months to 14 months a ban he received after testing positive for cocaine contained in a tea he drank.

France captain Hugo Lloris...

LeBron James is too damn good. Still. Again. Always.

SB Nation: Toronto Raptors

We all know James is the best player on the planet, and we still might take him for granted sometimes.

LeBron James is LeBron James is LeBron James, forever and always. You remember that on nights like Monday’s Game 4, when he scored 44 points, the type of 44-point game where you read the box score, double-check his points total, and say out loud to no one in particular, “Wait, really!?”

LeBron James is LeBron James because he really makes it look effortless.

Argentina's awakened giants the Jaguares could pounce on the Sharks

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DURBAN - The Jaguares, even before they played their first game of Super Rugby in 2016, were always considered a potential threat. Their potential was never really released however, until recently, with the Argentine team starting to play like a team of internationals - which they are.

Made up of a large contingent of the Los Pumas team that have grown so much in recent times, this sudden surge should not be seen as surprising.