Sports team and league operation

Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf (15) congratulates goalie John Gibson (36) after the Ducks beat the Nashville Predators in overtime in Game 4 of the Western Conference final in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Ducks won 3-2 to even the series 2-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
May 20, 2017 - 11:48 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was fined $10,000 on Saturday for apparently using a homophobic slur during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals. The NHL announced the fine several hours before Game 5 of the series in Anaheim. Getzlaf, the Ducks' leading scorer in the...
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May 18, 2017 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The two groups bidding to buy the Miami Marlins from Jeffrey Loria are relatively even in their price offers, according to Commissioner Rob Manfred. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush leads one group, which includes former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, who would head the team's...
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Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck, left, Magic Johnson, president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers, center , and Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, right, react after the learning they will get one of the first three picks as the NBA basketball draft lottery is announced, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 16, 2017 - 10:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Celtics won by beating out the Lakers, giving the draft lottery an old NBA Finals feel. Yet, obvious by Magic Johnson's smile, the hated rivals were both celebrating. The Celtics won the lottery Tuesday night to continue another amazing basketball springtime in Boston,...
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FILE- In this May 24, 2015, file photo, Derek Jeter waves to fans as he is introduced, at the dedication of a plaque for Bernie Williams in Monument Park, before the New York Yankees' baseball game against the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
May 12, 2017 - 6:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball wants the groups bidding for the Miami Marlins to show their cash up front, and thus far the group led by the son of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney appears to be ahead. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that...
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May 12, 2017 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball wants the groups bidding for the Miami Marlins to show their cash up front, and thus far the group led by the son of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney appears to be ahead. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that...
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May 12, 2017 - 6:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball wants the groups bidding for the Miami Marlins to show their cash up front, and thus far the group led by the son of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney appears to be ahead. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that...
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May 11, 2017 - 9:50 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Oakland Raiders and the public entity that oversees their proposed stadium in Las Vegas have a little over a week to agree on a conditional lease to avoid any delays on the team's relocation. Raiders President Marc Badain on Thursday said the lease agreement is on the agenda of...
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Phil Mickelson hits from the sand on the 2nd hole during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, N.C., Sunday, May 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike Spencer)
May 09, 2017 - 8:40 am
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The PGA Tour announced a 10-year extension for the title sponsorship of the FedEx Cup, giving the lucrative series continuity for another decade and allowing some flexibility as the tour explores reshaping its season. Terms of the new deal were not disclosed Tuesday,...
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May 06, 2017 - 4:43 am
HAWKS-FRONT OFFICE Hawks' Wilcox out as GM, Budenholzer no longer president ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Budenholzer is resigning as the Atlanta Hawks' president of basketball operations and will remain as coach. The Hawks also have removed Wes Wilcox as general manager as part of the reorganization of...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2017, file photo, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred speaks to reporters after a ceremonial ground breaking for the Jackie Robinson Museum in New York. Days after a fan at Fenway Park directed racial slurs at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones, Manfred said he is determined to "provide our players with an environment where they feel comfortable in every major league stadium that they play." (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
May 05, 2017 - 10:38 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Days after a fan at Fenway Park directed racial slurs at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said he is determined to "provide our players with an environment where they feel comfortable in every major league stadium that they play." Manfred...
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