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May 21, 2018 - 7:22 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald is skipping another set of offseason workouts while his contract negotiations with the Los Angeles Rams drag on into their second year. The All-Pro defensive tackle's teammates would like to see this standoff resolved before it has any chance to impact...
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Milwaukee Bucks new head coach Mike Budenholzer speaks at a news conference in the team's new arena Monday, May 21, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
May 21, 2018 - 6:48 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Preparing for Giannis Antetokounmpo kept Mike Budenholzer up at night. Now, one of the NBA's budding superstars will be on Budenholzer's side after the former Atlanta Hawks coach was formally introduced on Monday as the new leader of the Milwaukee Bucks. "It was miserable coaching...
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Atlanta Braves Dansby Swanson (7) reacts with teammates after hitting a winning two-run single in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
May 20, 2018 - 8:17 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Dansby Swanson struck out to begin the ninth inning, so he wanted to do something special with the game on the line after the Atlanta Braves batted around. "Yeah, I mean who doesn't?" Swanson said. "I think situations like that are what this game is meant to be played for. But...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2016, file photo, Julian Green, of the U.S., celebrates scoring the second and final goal against Cuba during a friendly soccer match in the Pedro Marrero Stadium in Havana, Cuba. Green returns to the U.S. national team for the first time in two years, joining star midfielder Christian Pulisic on a young American roster for a May 28, 2018, exhibition against Bolivia at Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)
May 20, 2018 - 2:41 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — With no World Cup to prepare for, the United States announced a roster devoid of the veterans who failed to qualify for this year's tournament and filled with youth who could take the field 4½ years from now in Qatar. Midfielder Julian Green returns to the U.S. national team for the...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Jose Bautista bats during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami. The Braves have released Bautista a month after picking up the veteran slugger and will make Johan Camargo their starting third baseman. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
May 20, 2018 - 2:08 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have released Jose Bautista a month after picking up the veteran slugger and will make Johan Camargo their starting third baseman. General manager Alex Anthopolous said the team made the decision Saturday before Camargo drove in two runs in an 8-1 win over Miami...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp hits a two-RBI double during the ninth inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 20, 2018 - 12:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Not much has gone right for the Los Angeles Dodgers this season, and it appeared the most last year's NL champions could hope for on Saturday was a split of a day-night doubleheader with the Washington Nationals after they ran into yet another dominant start by Max Scherzer. One...
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Washington Nationals left fielder Howie Kendrick reacts after an injury, with center fielder Michael Taylor standing behind, during the eighth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Washington. The Dodgers won the first game 4-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 20, 2018 - 12:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran Washington Nationals infielder-outfielder Howie Kendrick tore his right Achilles tendon in the opener of Saturday's doubleheader against the Los Angeles Dodgers and will miss the rest of the season. Kendrick confirmed the injury while standing on crutches and wearing a...
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Former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, speaks at CFL press conference, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Hamilton, Ontario, after announcing that he has signed a two-year contract to play for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. (Aaron Lynett/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 19, 2018 - 8:52 pm
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Football is huddling up again for a long-awaited comeback — in Canada. Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel signed a two-year contract with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on Saturday, looking to salvage his football career after a turbulent...
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FILE - In this April 9, 2014, file photo, Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell takes part in the "Sports and Race: Leveling the Playing Field" panel during the Civil Rights Summit in Austin, Texas. Russell has been released from a Seattle hospital after an overnight stay for an unknown condition. Russell confirmed on Twitter Saturday, May 19, 2018, that he went to the hospital late Friday but does not say why. (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett, File)
May 19, 2018 - 7:50 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell was released from a Seattle hospital Saturday after an overnight stay for an unknown condition. Russell confirmed on Twitter that he went to the hospital late Friday. He didn't say why. Russell said in the light-hearted message, "As my wife likes...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Colin Moran is hit by a pitch by San Diego Padres' Tyson Ross during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 18, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
May 18, 2018 - 11:38 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The small-market San Diego Padres made a big investment in February when they signed Eric Hosmer to a $144-million, eight-year contract as a free agent, the largest in franchise history. The veteran first baseman paid dividends Friday night as he hit two doubles and scored the go-...
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