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Adam Duvall looks to break out of slump, adjust to pitchers

Romano gave up three hits and one run in the Reds win. The Enquirer/John Fay

Adam Duvall is hopeful that his first-inning home run against the Miami Marlins on Friday night was a sign of progress.

Maybe a chance to turn the page on an abysmal start to the season at the plate. He was hitless in his previous nine at-bats. After hitting 30-plus home runs in the past two seasons, he’s up to five in 31 games.

“It felt good to just barrel up a ball,” said Duvall, who entered Saturday night with a .167 batting average and .380 slugging percentage.

Duvall extended his arms on a 90 mph fastball from Marlins starter Wei-Yin Chen, lifting the ball over the wall in right-field for an opposite-field home run. He hit five homers to right field last year.

“I haven’t been able to really drive the ba...

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Rambler from ’49 team loving Loyola’s run

CHICAGO — Sister Jean may have most of the Loyola’s spotlight during the team’s road to the Final Four.

But there’s someone far less famous but certainly as passionate about the Ramblers.

Norman Buxbaum, 88, played on the 1949 Ramblers’ NIT team when that tournament was the most prestigious in the country.

After upsetting Cincinnati, Kentucky and Bradley, they lost to the University of San Francisco by 1 point.

Say hello to 88-yr-old Norman Buxbaum who played on the 1949 NIT team that lost by 1 point to USF. He’s as sharp as can be and a real Chicago treasure just like #Sr.Jean More at 6 pm on #WGNNEWS #LoyolaRamblers #whatAguy! pic.twitter.com/679CGcGogB

— Patrick Elwood (@patrickelwood) March 26, 2018

Norman played guard and forward for the Ramblers after graduating from Cran...

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Shubhankar Sharma interview after Round 3 of Mexico Championship

Following a third-round 69, Shubhankar Sharma reflects on his play in the 2018 World Golf Championships – Mexico Championship with Fred Albers from PGA TOUR Radio. CLICK HERE to access free PGA TOUR Radio play-by-play coverage.

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