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Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones (10) celebrates with right fielder Craig Gentry, right, and left fielder Joey Rickard left, after defeating the Boston Red Sox 5-2 during a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 02, 2017 - 1:40 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on Orioles center fielder Adam Jones being taunted with racial slurs at Fenway Park (all times local): 1:35 p.m. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says it's completely unacceptable that Orioles center fielder Adam Jones was taunted with racial slurs during a game against the...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2015, file photo, Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley reacts to a question about the future of the team during a news conference at the Ralph Wilson Media Center in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Buffalo Bills fired Whaley in a move that came a day after the NFL draft, and further solidifies rookie head coach Sean McDermott's control over the team. Team owner Terry Pegula announced the move Sunday, April 30, 2017, saying he reached the decision after a lengthy review of the team. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert, File)
April 30, 2017 - 9:07 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have fired general manager Doug Whaley one day after the end of the NFL draft, a move that further solidifies rookie head coach Sean McDermott's control over the team. Team owner Terry Pegula said Sunday he and his wife, Kim, reached the decision after a...
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Texas A&M's Myles Garrett puts on a Cleveland Browns hat after Garrett was taken as the No. 1 pick in the NFL football draft, at Terre Verde Golf Course in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, April 27, 2017. (Nathan Hunsinger/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
April 28, 2017 - 12:41 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With defensive studs everywhere in this draft, NFL teams turned offensive. With an emphasis on quarterbacks. Hardly stunning in a pass-happy league, except that no quarterbacks in this crop have been highly touted. Yet three went in the first dozen Thursday night, with two...
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Tom Hanks attends "The Circle" premiere during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
April 27, 2017 - 3:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tom Hanks says he's going on an "NFL moratorium" for two years after his hometown Oakland Raiders leave for Las Vegas, but he didn't explain what that entails. The NFL approved the Raiders' plan to move last month. A $1.9 billion stadium is slated to be built for the team with...
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Major League Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. speaks during a ceremonial ground breaking for the Jackie Robinson Museum, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 27, 2017 - 12:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says two groups are still bidding to buy the Miami Marlins from Jeffrey Loria. One of the groups includes former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Speaking Thursday at the groundbreaking for the Jackie Robinson...
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Tom Hanks attends "The Circle" premiere during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
April 27, 2017 - 12:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tom Hanks says he's going on a "moratorium" for two years after his hometown Oakland Raiders leave for Las Vegas, but he didn't explain what that entails. The NFL approved the Raiders' plan to move last month. A $1.9 billion stadium is slated to be built for the team with the...
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This April 11, 2017 photo shows Miami Marlins owner and CEO Jeffrey Loria waiting for the start of a baseball game between the Marlins and the Atlanta Braves in Miami. Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the Miami Marlins, and none has yet been accepted, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Manfred’s comments came after Bloomberg reported that a group led by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter won an auction for the team with a $1.3 billion bid. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
April 26, 2017 - 8:38 am
MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush still haven't touched all the bases in their bid to buy the Miami Marlins. Far from it. Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the team, and none has yet been accepted, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday. His comments came after Bloomberg...
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This April 11, 2017 photo shows Miami Marlins owner and CEO Jeffrey Loria waiting for the start of a baseball game between the Marlins and the Atlanta Braves in Miami. Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the Miami Marlins, and none has yet been accepted, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Manfred’s comments came after Bloomberg reported that a group led by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter won an auction for the team with a $1.3 billion bid. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
April 25, 2017 - 7:35 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the Miami Marlins, and none has yet been accepted, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday. Manfred's comments came after Bloomberg reported a group led by former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush won...
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April 25, 2017 - 7:12 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the Miami Marlins, and none has yet been accepted. Manfred's comments came after Bloomberg reported a group led by former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush won an...
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April 24, 2017 - 6:01 am
TRUMP As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — With a budget deadline looming, President Donald Trump plans a whirlwind of activities seeking to highlight accomplishments, And he'll do it while putting fresh pressure on congressional Democrats to pay for a wall...
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