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Blackmon Jr. heading to Sixers on free agent deal

Former Indiana University star James Blackmon Jr. didn’t hear his name called during Thursday night’s NBA Draft, but the Fort Wayne native didn’t have to wait too long afterward to get an NBA opportunity.

Tatis slams way to semifinals at MWL Home Run Derby

TinCaps shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. caught fire early at the Midwest League All-Star Game’s Home Run Derby Monday night at Dow Diamond but wasn’t able to stay hot as he was eliminated in the semifinals.