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FILE - In this May 24, 2019, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Mike Moustakas hits an RBI-double during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, in Milwaukee. The Cincinnati Reds announced signing Moustakas to a four year $64-million contract, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash, File)
December 05, 2019 - 12:56 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — All-Star infielder Mike Moustakas completed a $64 million, four-year contract Thursday with the Cincinnati Reds, the biggest free agent deal in franchise history. They agreed to the deal earlier in the week. Moustakas was in town to sign it Thursday and get introduced at the team'...
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December 05, 2019 - 12:52 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan and Kentucky have agreed to play a basketball game in London next season as part of a three-year deal that also includes a home-and-home series between the two programs. Michigan announced the deal Thursday. The teams will play at O2 Arena in London in December 2020...
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Utah Jazz forward Jeff Green, right, defends against Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, left, as he drives to the basket in the first half during an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 05, 2019 - 1:25 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers had plenty of energy left for the second night of a difficult back-to-back. Anthony Davis scored 26 points, LeBron James added 20 points and 12 assists for his 17th double-double in 22 games, and the Lakers dominated on both ends of the court in a 121-96...
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Ohio State forward Kyle Young, left, and North Carolina forward Garrison Brooks (15) reach for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
December 05, 2019 - 1:04 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Sixth-ranked Ohio State spent the last 15 minutes of Wednesday night's trip to seventh-ranked North Carolina knocking down shots, making the Tar Heels work for every look and ultimately driving the blue-clad home fans toward the exits well before the final horn. The result...
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Purdue guard Jahaad Proctor (3) signals a 3-point basket against Virginia during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
December 04, 2019 - 10:55 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Sasha Stefanovic scored a career-high 20 points, Jahaad Proctor had 16 and Purdue routed No. 5 Virginia 69-40 on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. It's the first time the Boilermakers have beaten a top-five foe from another conference in Mackey Arena's 52-...
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Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin (23) and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) exchange words after a foul on the floor during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
December 04, 2019 - 10:52 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was ready to go toe to toe with Blake Griffin during a second-quarter flareup between division rivals Milwaukee and Detroit. The game was turning contentious. It wouldn't stay close for long. “They're just a great defensive team and just play really physical,"...
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Maryland guard Eric Ayala reacts after dunking on Notre Dame during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
December 04, 2019 - 9:33 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Jalen Smith had 15 points and a career-high 16 rebounds as No. 3 Maryland cruised to a 72-51 victory over Notre Dame on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Eric Ayala scored 14 points and Aaron Wiggins added 11 for the Terrapins (9-0), who are off to their best...
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Tiger Woods tees off on the par-5 ninth at Albany Golf Club in the opening round of the Hero World Challenge on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Nassau, Bahamas. Woods, the tournament host, shot 72 and was six shots off the lead. (AP Photo/Doug Ferguson)
December 04, 2019 - 5:13 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — As a player, Tiger Woods wasn't all that happy with his game Wednesday in the Hero World Challenge. As the Presidents Cup captain, he had reason to be pleased. U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland and Patrick Reed, who will be part of the U.S. team next week at Royal Melbourne,...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield answers questions about his injured hand during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
December 04, 2019 - 5:12 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield isn't going to let a sore, swollen right hand keep him from playing. "Mama didn't raise a wuss," he said Wednesday. Mayfield played the second half of Sunday's 20-13 loss to Pittsburgh with a badly bruised hand sustained after he smashed it on the facemask of...
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December 04, 2019 - 5:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A hedge fund manager whose company paid $1.8 billion in U.S. criminal and civil settlements is in negotiations to increase his stake in the New York Mets, who left open the possibility he eventually could become controlling owner. The team said Wednesday the deal between Sterling...
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