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AP source: Hosmer, Padres reach preliminary eight-year deal

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A person with direct knowledge of the deal says free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer has reached preliminary agreement on an eight-year contract with the San Diego Padres, pending a physical. More>>

NBA commissioner lauds refs, players for airing differences

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver believes the league's players and referees are on their way to forging an improved relationship. More>>

Hirscher: 2nd gold by largest Olympic GS margin in 50 years

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Marcel Hirscher of Austria took a big first-run lead in the Olympic men's giant slalom and is well set for his second gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games. More>>

Hirscher gets gold again, Braaten wins slopestyle

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Marcel Hirscher won his second gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics with a victory in the giant slalom. More>>

The Latest: Charlize cheering for Danica in NASCAR finale

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The Daytona 500 is sold out for the third straight year. More>>

Russian athlete suspected of doping at Olympics

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The Russian delegation at the Pyeongchang Olympics says one of its athletes has failed a drug test. More>>

NHL condemns fans chanting racial taunt against black player

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A visiting black player was taunted by four male fans shouting "basketball, basketball, basketball" during the Chicago Blackhawks' game against the Washington Capitals. More>>

NBC's ski announcers attempt to explain their blunder

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NBC had its roughest night of the Olympics so far, with prime-time viewership across all of its platforms down 16 percent from Sochi in 2014. More>>

Pirates' Diaz discusses mother's kidnapping ordeal

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Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz says his mother is doing better after a harrowing kidnapping ordeal in Venezuela. More>>

Federer overpowers Dimitrov to win 97th career title

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Roger Federer overpowered Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in less than an hour Sunday to win the ABN AMRO World Tournament for his 97th career title. More>>

Moon won't discuss possible summit with North Korea's Kim

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he hopes his efforts to engage rival North Korea at the Olympics will lead to better ties between Washington and Pyongyang and also help to set up talks on ridding the North of its nuclear bombs. More>>

Kenworthy gets a kiss on TV; day made despite finishing last

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Norway's Oystein Braaten captured the gold medal in Olympic ski slopestyle, far outdistancing American Gus Kenworthy, who struggled throughout the day and came in last. More>>

Ted Ligety finishes 15th in Olympic GS title defense

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Ted Ligety's Olympic giant slalom defense gets off to poor start. More>>

Alex Bowman starts Daytona 500 from pole in No. 88 car

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The green flag is a few hours away for the Daytona 500. More>>

The Latest: Contrasting games doubles for Hirscher, Fourcade

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Two top racers have had crashing falls though the finish line in the Olympic men's giant slalom. More>>

Goepper's journey back from depression ends with 2nd medal

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Nick Goepper says he's more prepared to handle the burst of fame that comes with winning an Olympic medal than he was four years ago. More>>

Baylor beats No. 7 Texas Tech, which loses top scorer Evans

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Terry Maston scored 24 points and Baylor beat No. 7 Texas Tech 59-57, ending the Red Raiders' seven-game winning streak. More>>

Kendrick Lamar performs solo set ahead of NBA All-Star game

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Kendrick Lamar added to the excitement around Sunday's NBA All-Star game with a searing 45-minute set Friday night. More>>

Reports: Hosmer, Padres agree to 8-year, $144 million deal

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Free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer has agreed to an eight-year, $144 million deal with the San Diego Padres, according to multiple reports. More>>

The Latest: Jazz rookie Mitchell wins slam dunk contest

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Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. More>>

Nash, Kidd, Hill among finalists for basketball Hall of Fame

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Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. More>>

LeBron, Steph lead hand-picked teams into NBA All-Star Game

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The NBA's All-Star version of a pickup game is taking center stage in Hollywood. More>>

South Carolina holds on to upset No. 10 Auburn, 84-75

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Frank Booker scored 19 points, and South Carolina built a 26-point lead before holding on to defeat No. 10 Auburn 84-75. More>>

Russians face unfamiliar wait for first Olympic gold

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The Winter Olympics are more than halfway done and the Russians still don't have a gold medal. More>>

LeBron says he 'will definitely not shut up and dribble'

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LeBron says he 'will definitely not shut up and dribble'. More>>

Smith leads Golden Knights to 6-3 win over Canadiens

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Reilly Smith had two goals and an assist to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 6-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens. More>>

Bubba Watson takes the lead at Riviera

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McDowell, Cantlay go into the weekend at Riviera in a tie for the lead as Woods makes early exit. More>>

Big East showdown: No. 3 Villanova 95, No. 4 Xavier 79

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Mikal Bridges led an early 3-point shooting spurt that put Villanova in control, and the third-ranked Wildcats showed they're not ready to relinquish their reign in the Big East, beating No. 4 Xavier 95-79 in a showdown for the league lead. More>>

Mitchell soars to dunk title, Booker sets 3-point record

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Donovan Mitchell walked off with the slam dunk contest trophy after an entertaining competition. More>>

Barcelona wins at Eibar 2-0 before trip to Chelsea in CL

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Lionel Messi helped set up two goals to earn a 2-0 victory at 10-man Eibar as Barcelona warmed up for their visit to Chelsea in the Champions League. More>>

Tyler Reddick needs 5 overtimes to win at Daytona

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Tyler Reddick took Dale Earnhardt Jr. to victory lane in a nail-biting opener to NASCAR's second-tier Xfinity Series. More>>

Rodchenkov: Gov't order to protect doped Russian footballers

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Russian soccer players avoided being caught doping after laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov said he followed direct government orders to cover up any positive tests. More>>

All-Stars collide in LA with teams picked by LeBron, Steph

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The NBA All-Star Game added spice to its 67th edition by allowing the captains to pick their teams. More>>

Hanyu defends Olympic gold medal in men's figure skating

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Move over Dick Button, you have company: Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu.Hanyu became the first man to successfully defend his Olympic title since 1952. More>>

Kovalchuk scores twice, Russians outclass US 4-0 at Olympics

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Ilya Kovalchuk scored two back-breaking goals as the Russians outplayed, outhit and outclassed the United States in a convincing 4-0 shutout Saturday night as each team wrapped up pool play at the Olympics. More>>

'Is this a kind of mistake?' Snowboarder wins Alpine gold

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Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic made a stunning run from back in the pack to take the Olympic super-G title on Saturday, with a mistake costing Lindsey Vonn a spot on the podium. More>>

Reds' Gennett wins in arbitration, players beat clubs 12-10

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Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett has won his salary arbitration case, giving players a final 12-10 margin over clubs this year. Gennett was awarded a raise from $2,525,000 to $5.7 million. More>>

Osetkowski scores 21 as Texas tops No. 23 Oklahoma 77-66

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Osetkowski scores 21 as Texas tops No. 23 Oklahoma 77-66. More>>

Tied for 6th, Vonn points to key mistake; also erred earlier

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Lindey Vonn's first Olympic race in eight years included one very late and obvious error that she used to explain why she tied for sixth place in the super-G. More>>

Indians sign OF Rajai Davis, hit big HR in 2016 World Series

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The Cleveland Indians have signed free agent Rajai Davis to a minor league contract, bringing back the speedy outfielder who hit one of the biggest home runs in team history. More>>

The Latest: Hanyu, Yarnold, Ledeska win gold at Olympics

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Japanese sensation Yuzuru Hanyu is aiming to become the first men's figure skater to defend his Olympic title since Dick Button in 1952 in the free skate at Gangneung Ice Arena. More>>

Southampton pile on misery for West Brom in FA Cup

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Sheffield Wednesday held Premier League Swansea to a 0-0 draw in their FA Cup fifth-round match. More>>

US skater Nathan Chen dazzles after poor short program

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American figure skater Nathan Chen landed an unparalleled six quadruple jumps in a historic performance at the Pyeongchang Games. More>>

2 Kings lead World past US 155-124 in Rising Stars game

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Pair of Kings lead World past US 155-124 in Rising Stars game. More>>

Hungry for more: Correa, tight-knit Astros talking dynasty

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Hungry for more: Correa, tight-knit Astros talking openly about building a dynasty. More>>

Chen, Zhou, Rippon land in top 10 in figure skating

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Three spots in the top 10, a victory in the free skate for American men. More>>

College football attendance dips, but Purdue gets Brohm bump

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Buoyed by turnaround season, Purdue bucked a trend in college football by increasing attendance by more 13,000 fans per game in 2017 _ and, in the process, banked an extra $2.5 million in revenue compared to 2016. More>>

Woods to play Honda Classic

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Tiger Woods decides to play Honda Classic next week for 3rd PGA Tour start in return from back surgery. More>>

Miami-Dade County sues seeking money from sale of Marlins

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Miami-Dade County is suing former Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria and the new ownership group led by Derek Jeter seeking money from the $1.2 billion sale of the team. More>>

Tiger Woods misses cut at Riviera; Cantlay, McDowell lead

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Cantlay extends Riviera lead with 69; Woods tries to make cut at Genesis Open. More>>

American figure skater Vincent Zhou is brilliant, bemusing

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Vincent Zhou has been overshadowed during the Pyeongchang Olympics by teammates Adam Rippon and Nathan Chen, even though his brilliance extends well off the ice. More>>

Switzerland's Hoefflin skis to gold in women's slopestyle

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Switzerland's Sarah Hoefflin is the Olympic champion in women's slopestyle skiing. More>>

Russian women advance to semifinals beating Switzerland 6-2

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Anna Shokhina had two goals and two assists as the team of Olympic athletes from Russia advanced to the women's hockey semifinals against defending gold medalist Canada with an upset 6-2 win over Switzerland. More>>

St. Bonaventure upsets No. 16 Rhode Island with 77-74 win

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Matt Mobley scored 26 points and grabbed a key rebound with 4.2 seconds left, and St. Bonaventure beat Rhode Island 77-74 to snap the 16th-ranked Rams' 16-game winning streak on Friday night. More>>

Greiss stops 45 shots, Islanders beat Hurricanes 3-0

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Thomas Greiss stopped 45 shots for his first shutout of the season, and the New York Islanders beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0. More>>

Worth the wait: Federer will be world No. 1 at 36

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Grigor Dimitrov has beaten Andrey Rublev 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam where he will meet David Goffin, who progressed when his quarterfinal opponent Tomas Berdych pulled out sick. More>>

Hurney reinstated as Panthers interim GM after investigation

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The Panthers have reinstated interim general manager Marty Hurney after an NFL investigation found no wrongdoing into charges of harassment by his ex-wife. More>>

Dan Straily, Brandon Maurer lose in salary arbitration

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Miami's Dan Straily, Kansas City's Brandon Maurer City lose in arbitration; players lead 11-10. More>>

Cubs first baseman fights tears at Florida shooting vigil

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Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo fought back tears as he spoke at a Florida vigil for the 17 victims killed in a shooting at his former high school, saying we're going to be "a bit broken for a while.". More>>

Humble, kind and fair: Can curling cure our troubled world?

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Some fret that the world is falling apart. Curling is here to tell you otherwise. More>>

2014 champ Shiffrin 4th behind Hansdotter in Olympic slalom

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Not feeling so hot, Mikaela Shiffrin was fourth after a steady opening run of the Olympic slalom Friday as she tries to defend her title. More>>

Rodchenkov to AP: 'Sorry to all clean athletes we cheated'

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Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov says he is "sorry to all the clean athletes we cheated.". More>>

Reintegrated Mahrez helps Leicester into FA Cup quarters

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Riyad Mahrez has returned to Leicester's starting lineup and helped the team reach the FA Cup quarterfinals by resuming his lethal partnership with Jamie Vardy. More>>

AP source: Mets, Vargas agree to $16 million, 2-year deal

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A person familiar with the deal says All-Star pitcher Jason Vargas and the Mets have agreed to a $16 million, two-year contract, adding depth to a New York rotation that's been riddled by injuries the past two seasons. More>>

Chen flops as teammates soar in men's Olympic short program

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Nathan Chen's dreams of Olympic gold were dashed when the American struggled through his short program, though teammates Vincent Zhou and Adam Rippon fared much better. More>>

A slow start and decent score for Tiger's return to Riviera

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Tiger Woods returns to Riviera after 12-year absence and gets mixed results in a 72. More>>

The Latest: Shiffrin misses, Hansdotter wins gold on Day 7

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Mikaela Shiffrin has turned in a steady opening slalom run. More>>

MSU football coach Dantonio gets 1-year extension to 2023

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Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio's contract extended one year through the 2023 season. More>>

Man convicted in death of Saints star Will Smith appeals

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Lawyers have filed an appeal for the man sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. More>>

Vietnam vet Thompson to make Daytona 500 start at 66

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The oldest driver in the Daytona 500 is truly a race veteran. More>>

Wozniacki stays No 1 after edging Kerber in Qatar quarters

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Simona Halep has reached the Qatar Open semifinals with a dominating win then promptly withdrawn with a right foot injury in Doha. More>>

Team Penske stakes claim as Daytona 500 favorites

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Ryan Blaney gives Team Penske its 2nd win of Speedweeks with a victory in a qualifying race at Daytona. More>>

Jacobellis leaves empty-handed again, but not feeling beaten

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No gold: Jacobellis leaves Olympics empty-handed again, but hardly feeling beaten. More>>

Donato scores 2 as college kids power US over Slovakia 2-1

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Ryan Donato scored two power-play goals and to lead the United States to an important 2-1 victory over Slovakia at the Olympics. More>>

Broadcaster Wolf, 80, sues Imus, alleging age discrimination

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The sportscaster who popularized the phrase "Let's go to the videotape!" has filed an age discrimination over his firing from shock jock Don Imus' radio show. More>>

Seoul footing record tab for North Korea at 2018 Olympics

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Seoul allots record $2.5 million to pay for hundreds of North Koreans attending the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. More>>

Cantlay shares lead at Riviera; Woods 6 back

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Tiger Woods loses his ball in respectable return to Riviera with a 72. More>>

Coach: Fitzgerald says he'll be back for 2018 season

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New Arizona coach Steve Wilks says Cardinals standout wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has told him he will return for a 15th NFL season. More>>

Manfred promises pace changes by next week

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Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says proposed rules changes to speed pace of play with be in place by the start of big league exhibition games on Feb. 23. More>>

Cubs first baseman Rizzo travels to Florida to offer support

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Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is departing spring training for his home in Parkland, Florida, to offer support in the wake of a deadly shooting at his former high school. More>>

No. 17 Arizona holds off No. 25 Arizona State for 77-70 win

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Deandre Ayton had 25 points and 16 rebounds, and No. 17 Arizona held off No. 25 Arizona State 77-70 to sweep the season series. More>>

Houston ends No. 5 Cincinnati's 16-game win streak, 67-62

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Corey Davis, Jr., finished with 16 points, and the Houston Cougars snapped the nation's longest winning streak at 16 games with a 67-62 win over No. 5 Cincinnati. More>>

Halak stops 50 shots, Islanders beat Rangers 3-0

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Jaroslav Halak stopped 50 shots for his first shutout of the season as the New York Islanders kept up their recent mastery of the crosstown-rival Rangers with a 3-0 victory. More>>

Happ's double-double leads Wisconsin over No. 6 Purdue

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Ethan Happ had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Wisconsin secured its biggest win of a challenging season with a 57-53 win over No. 6 Purdue. More>>

Players win 3 of 5 arbitration cases, lead teams 11-8

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3 players win arbitration cases while 2 lose; players up 11-8 in rulings with 3 hearings to go. More>>

Bengals QB McCarron wins grievance, becomes free agent

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AJ McCarron has won his arbitration case against the Cincinnati Bengals and will become an unrestricted free agent next month, making him one of the more attractive quarterbacks on the market. More>>

Kicker Janikowski's career with Raiders up after 18 seasons

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Kicker Sebastian Janikowski's career with the Oakland Raiders ends after 18 seasons. More>>

Truex sets course for repeat bid of 1st career NASCAR title

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Once a journeyman driver, Martin Truex Jr. enters the 2018 NASCAR season as the class of the field. More>>

Gophers' Lynch drops appeal, denies sex assault allegations

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One-time Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch has dropped his appeal of his recommended expulsion for allegedly raping two women. More>>

Delays done, Shiffrin wins Olympic GS gold; best event next

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American standout Mikaela Shiffrin wins giant slalom for her 2nd career Olympic gold medal. More>>

Svindal wins Olympic downhill to become oldest Alpine champ

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Aksel Lund Svindal won the men's downhill on Thursday, making the 35-year-old Norwegian the oldest-ever Olympic gold medalist in Alpine skiing. More>>

Federer on brink of surpassing Agassi record

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Roger Federer has moved within touching distance of eclipsing a record held by Andre Agassi after reaching the quarterfinals of the ABN AMRO tournament. More>>

From comfort to high-tech: Food a serious quest at Olympics

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Food is a big deal for Olympians, and the very specific, highly calibrated fuel they put in their bodies _ for energy, for health, for warmth, for a psychological and physiological edge _ is a big part of what makes them the best in the world. More>>

A talkative Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reflects on becoming himself

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been a best-selling author, actor, dedicated civil-rights activist, historian and legendary basketball player but never a big talker _ until now. More>>

Topless Tongan set to ski but not dressed for success

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Tongan cross-country skier Pita Taufatofua jokes that he has two immediate goals when he competes in his first Olympic event on Friday _ don't hit a tree and finish before they turn the lights off. More>>

English ex-soccer coach convicted of 43 sex-abuse charges

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A former English youth soccer coach has been found guilty of three more charges of sexual abuse on young players. More>>

Radio host loses job after sexual comments on teen Olympian

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A San Francisco Bay Area radio station has fired one of its hosts after he made sexual comments about 17-year-old Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim on another station. More>>

The Latest: Shiffrin finally gets her gold on Olympics Day 6

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The women's Alpine racing program at the Pyeongchang Olympics has finally begun with Manuela Moelgg of Italy starting the first run of the giant slalom. More>>

Witness: Luke Wilson a 'hero' in deadly Los Angeles crash

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Officials say professional golfer Bill Haas was hospitalized but escaped serious injuries following a rollover crash in Los Angeles that killed the driver of the Ferrari he was riding in and injured the driver of a BMW. More>>

US upbeat after loss to Slovenia as it prepares for Slovakia

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The United States men's hockey team is upbeat and optimistic as it prepares to face Slovakia in the wake of a stunning overtime loss to Slovenia. More>>

Canadian women take 1st Olympic showdown against US 2-1

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Meghan Agosta and Sara Nurse each scored in the second period, and defending gold medalist Canada clinched the top spot in pool play by edging the United States 2-1 in an early Olympic showdown between the dominant powers in women's hockey. More>>

Germany's Savchenko, Massot flawless in winning pairs gold

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Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot rallied from fourth with a flawless free skate to win the pairs gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

Lively scene as South Korea men play 1st Olympic hockey game

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The first Olympic hockey game for South Korea's men's team has been marked by the unexpected appearance of North Korea's cheerleading troupe. More>>

Man tries to give Conte a Man United jersey at Chelsea event

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A man at a Chelsea news conference has tried to give manager Antonio Conte a Manchester United jersey. More>>

Geisenberger, Germany win another gold in Olympic relay

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No surprise: Germany, the best team in luge, adds another relay gold to its Olympic haul. More>>

American Shiffrin rallies on final run to win giant slalom

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American Shiffrin rallies on final run to win giant slalom. More>>

Lillard has 44, Blazers overcome Durant's 50, beat Warriors

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Damian Lillard had 44 points and eight assists and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a seven-game losing streak to the Golden State Warriors with a 123-117 victory on Wednesday night. More>>

Alex Bowman makes most of big break with Daytona 500 pole

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Alex Bowman makes most of big break with Daytona 500 pole for Hendrick Motorsports. More>>

Cartwright's 17 helps Providence stun No. 3 Villanova 76-71

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Providence gets 17 from Kyron Cartwright, as Friars stun 13th-ranked Villanova 76-71. More>>

Tiger Woods doesn't have a great history at Riviera

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On The Tee: Tiger Woods tees up at Riviera after a 12-year absence. More>>

Ohtani begins with Angels to great fanfare, expectations

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Shohei Ohtani emerged from the clubhouse and tipped his cap to the swarm of Japanese countrymen capturing his every move, cameras clicking a mile a minute. More>>

Ex-All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza denies dealing cocaine

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Ex-All Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza to face charges of drug dealing involving 44 pounds of suspected cocaine found. More>>

Jacobellis at peace with Olympic legacy as 4th Games loom

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American snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis says she's long since moved past her misstep that cost her a gold medal at the 2006 Olympics. More>>

Royals scout kicked out as unusual free-agent camp opens

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The players' association had a Kansas City Royals scout escorted from the union's opening training session for unsigned free agents. More>>

Stars back on the field as pitchers, catchers begin workouts

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In both Florida and Arizona, some of baseball biggest stars were back on the field as teams held their first workouts for pitchers and catchers. More>>

Woods back at Riviera, a course that never treated him well

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Riviera has a strong field and not many good memories for Tiger Woods. More>>

Ex-Heisman winner Manziel attempts comeback in Spring League

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Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel says he's making a football comeback. More>>

Elliott picked to follow dad's path as NASCAR's most popular

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The green flag is about to drop on Daytona 500 media day. More>>

Knierims skate with heavy hearts at Olympics pairs

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Before heading out to skate on the Olympic ice, the Knierims saw the news of the Florida high school shootings. More>>

Wanted by the IOC: A city to host the 2026 Winter Olympics

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Wanted: A city to host the 2026 Winter Olympics; Stockholm, Calgary, Sion, and Sapporo show early interest. More>>

Truly best in show: Westminster winner makes Broadway debut

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America's new top dog is set to become best in a Broadway show. More>>

White apologizes for comments on sexual misconduct lawsuit

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The buzz around Shaun White's gold-medal run at the Winter Olympics has revived discussion about a 2016 lawsuit accusing the snowboarder of sexual harassment. More>>

Yanks' Judge on track for opening day after shoulder surgery

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Yankees slugger Aaron Judge took batting practice for the first time since left shoulder surgery and said he is on track to play on opening day. More>>

Ronaldo scores 2 as PSG learns Champions League lesson

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored a goal in each half as Real Madrid came from behind to defeat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 in their first-leg match in the last 16 of the Champions League. More>>

NL champion Dodgers getting started again with familiar 5

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The National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers are getting started again with a familiar five. More>>

'Tito' Francona, father of Indians manager Terry, dies.

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'Tito' Francona, a former major leaguer and the father of Indians manager Terry Francona, dies at 84. More>>

The Latest: Patrick slips up, reveals Indianapolis 500 ride

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Kevin Harvick has high expectations for budding star Chase Elliott. More>>

Avisail Garcia wins arbitration vs White Sox, gets $6.7M

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Chicago White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia won his salary arbitration case against the Chicago White Sox and will get a raise to $6.7 million instead of the team's $5.85 million offer. More>>

Mane scores hat trick as Liverpool routs Porto 5-0

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Liverpool put one foot in the Champions League quarterfinals with a 5-0 away rout of Porto in the first leg of their last-16 tie. More>>

No officials charged in Arizona football players abuse case

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An Arizona prosecutor says metro Phoenix high school officials accused of not notifying authorities about the sexual and physical abuse of football players won't be charged with crimes. More>>

Earnhardt honors father and connection to Goodyear in new ad

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. worked with Goodyear to make a new commercial that honors his late father and shows the family history with the tire maker. More>>

Shaun White wins 3rd Olympic gold in contest for the ages

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The Flying Tomato still soars. White wins 3rd Olympic gold in snowboarding halfpipe; 100th gold overall for US at Winter Games. More>>

Radio station to halt broadcasts for 'sensitivity training'

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A Boston sports radio station facing criticism for the offensive nature of its shows says it will suspend all live programming while employees receive "sensitivity training.". More>>

Federer begins bid for No. 1 spot with easy win

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At the age of 36, Roger Federer is now two wins away from reclaiming the top ranking for the first time in six years. More>>

Another day, another delay for Shiffrin, other Alpine skiers

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The start of Mikaela Shiffrin's bid for multiple medals at the 2018 Olympics was delayed yet again when the women's slalom was postponed because of strong winds. More>>

A Westminster wow: Bichon frise becomes America's top dog

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Big steps for giant schnauzer could lead to dogdom's mighty prize at Westminster. More>>

Duke's Bagley to miss 2nd game with mild knee sprain

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Duke says forward Marvin Bagley III will miss a second game with a mild right knee sprain. More>>

Slovenia comes back to stun US 3-2 in OT in Olympic opener

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Jan Mursak scored the tying goal in the final minutes of regulation and the winner in overtime as Slovenia came back to stun the United States 3-2 in the Olympic opener for both teams. More>>

The Latest: Shaun White's Olympic gold a highlight of Day 5

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Katie Couric has apologized for saying that the Dutch are so successful in speed skating because skates have been used as a form of transportation when canals freeze in the Netherlands. More>>

What to watch from Pyeongchang - Day 5

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Valentine's Day at the Olympics brings pairs skating and lots of curling. More>>

Hendrick Motorsports rolls into Daytona 500 with new look

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Hendrick Motorsports is fielding a roster this year that includes 3 drivers under the age of 25. More>>

Tom Daley, Dustin Lance Black announce impending fatherhood

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British diver Tom Daley and screenwriter husband Dustin Lance Black have announced that they are to become parents. More>>

McHugh, Garcia go to arbitration; Gausman settles

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Collin McHugh became the second pitcher on the World Series champion Houston Astros to go to salary arbitration, asking for a raise from $3.85 million to $5 million. More>>

Fierce wind forces closure of Olympic Park in South Korea

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A windstorm forced the temporary closure of the Olympic Park in Gangneung, South Korea, as wild weather continues to affect the games. More>>

White wins USA's 100th winter gold, gets grilled by media

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Shaun White won a historic third Olympic gold medal in the men's halfpipe, then faced questions about sexual misconduct allegations hours later. More>>

Races too close to call at NBA All-Star break

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NBA's races could be closer than ever at All-Star break. More>>

'Deep down': Rivalry between Koreas, Japan transcends sports

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There are sports rivalries _ and then there's Korea versus Japan, a near-toxic mix of history, violence, abuse and politics, with a (un)healthy dose of cultural chauvinism and envy mixed in. More>>

James' 37 lead Cavaliers past Thunder 120-112

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James' 37 lead Cavaliers past Thunder 120-112. More>>

'So proud': Parents' views on joint Korea hockey team evolve

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Players of Koreas' joint hockey team are source of pride for their families for making history in inter-Korean relations. More>>

Shaun White wins America's 100th Winter Olympics gold medal

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Snowboarding great Shaun White won America's 100th Winter Olympics gold medal by throwing down a spectacular final run in the men's halfpipe. More>>

Hirano, James just short in epic men's halfpipe final

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Japan's Ayumu Hirano and Australia's Scotty James pushed Shaun White to the brink before falling just short in the men's Olympic snowboarding halfpipe final. More>>

'Hurry up and wait': Olympic skiing delays no fun for anyone

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Athletes, coaches and officials all are dealing with delays in Alpine skiing at the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

To team or not to team was the question for Olympic pairs

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To team or not to team was the question for pairs at the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

Seattle group formally files for NHL expansion franchise

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A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the group looking to bring professional hockey to the city of Seattle has formally filed its expansion application with the National Hockey League. More>>

Chinese take slim lead on Russians after pairs short program

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Chinese pair of Sui Wenjing and Han Cong skate flawless short program to take slimmest of leads after 1st day of pairs competition at Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

New No. 1 Virginia beats Miami 59-50

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New No. 1 Virginia looked the part, never trailing and holding Miami to 38 percent shooting to win 59-50. More>>

Victory lap: Chloe Kim takes her family on a gold-medal ride

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Chloe Kim's coronation is complete after American snowboarder dominates Olympic women's halfpipe. More>>

Evans, No. 7 Texas Tech top 23rd-ranked OU, Young, 88-78

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Keenan Evans scored 26 points and No. 7 Texas Tech beat 23rd-ranked Oklahoma 88-78 on Tuesday night in Division I scoring leader Trae Young's first college game in the city where he was born. More>>

The Latest: Bichon frise wins best in show at Westminster

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Animal-rights activists have protested outside the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. More>>

Olympic figure skating unveils new, modern soundtrack

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There is a decidedly different soundtrack to figure skating at the Pyeongchang Olympics now that all programs are allowed lyrics in their music. More>>

Yu Darvish, Cubs finalize $126 million, 6-year contract

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Yu Darvish and the Chicago Cubs have finalized their $126 million, six-year contract, by far the largest deal in a slow-moving free agent market. More>>

'New generation of Nigerians' marks Olympic bobsled debut

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Despite being American-born, members of Nigeria's first-ever bobsled team say representing their African culture is second nature. More>>

Air Show: White leads talented field into halfpipe final

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Two-time Olympic halfpipe champion Shaun White leads a talented field into the men's final. More>>

Ohtani reports to Angels with physical, swings and long toss

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Two-way standout Shohei Ohtani is already busy at the spring training with the Los Angeles Angels. More>>

Notre Dame president rips NCAA's denial of Notre Dame appeal

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The NCAA has denied Notre Dame's appeal of the committee on infraction's decision to vacate 21 victories, including all 12 from the school's 2012 national championship game run, because of academic misconduct. More>>

Westminster show dogs have some unusual food faves

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Westminster Kennel Club owners and handlers know how to cater to the eclectic tastes of show dogs competing this week. More>>

Thunder stars Westbrook, Anthony to return against Cavaliers

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Thunder stars Westbrook, Anthony to return against Cavaliers. More>>

Premier League TV growth halted as UK rights sold for $6bn

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The Premier League has raised more than $6 billion from the sale of the majority of the rights to broadcast matches live in Britain. More>>

The Latest: Luge win keeps Germany atop gold medal standings

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There's been a highly unusual moment in the Olympic mixed doubles bronze medal match, with a Russian curler falling hard on her backside. More>>

The AP Asks: What would South Koreans ask a North Korean?

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With rare influx of North Koreans at the Pyeongchang Olympics, AP asks South Korean Olympic fans a question: If you had the chance, what would you ask a North Korean?. More>>

Kane leads Spurs' recovery in 2-2 draw at Juventus

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Tottenham recovered from conceding twice inside the opening nine minutes to draw 2-2 at Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 match on Tuesday. More>>

A's catcher Maxwell no longer will kneel for national anthem

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Oakland catcher Bruce Maxwell says he no longer will kneel for the national anthem this season after became the first major leaguer to do so following the lead of many NFL players. He spoke as A's pitchers and catchers reported to spring training. More>>

US women beat Russia 5-0, early showdown with Canada next

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Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored two goals 6 seconds apart in the second period, and the United States shut out the Russians 5-0 to remain perfect going into the Americans' first of two hopeful showdowns with Canada. More>>

Padres pitcher Torres won't be at spring camp due to charges

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The San Diego Padres have placed reliever Jose Torres on the restricted list and say he won't report for spring training with the team in Arizona because of a pending court case stemming from his arrest in Phoenix in December. More>>

Boone embraces Yanks' expectations as spring training starts

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Aaron Boone embraced the high expectations on the day pitchers and catchers reported for his first spring training as New York Yankees manager. More>>

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