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Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria (17) shakes hands with Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu (79) before an MLB baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers on opening day, Monday, April 3, 2017 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
April 04, 2017 - 9:43 pm
A look at what's happening all around the majors Wednesday: ___ FIRST IMPRESSIONS Chris Sale makes his much-anticipated Boston debut when the Red Sox host Pittsburgh at Fenway Park. Sale, an All-Star each of the past five seasons, was acquired in a blockbuster trade with the Chicago White Sox...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2016, file photo, Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, looks on during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, in Washington. Ovechkin and other players are raising doubts about the finality of the NHL announcement that it won’t participate in the 2018 Olympics. Capitals superstar reiterated his intention to represent Russia next year in South Korea, calling the league’s decision not to go a “bluff.”(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
April 04, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Alex Ovechkin isn't budging. Jonathan Toews is preparing for a possible showdown with owners. Justin Faulk is just plain angry that the NHL pulled the plug on the Olympics. A day after the NHL said that it will not participate in the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea, disappointed players hit the...
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San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence singles against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of an exhibition baseball game Friday, March 31, 2017, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
April 01, 2017 - 2:13 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — One of the best rotations in baseball could carry the San Francisco Giants a long way this season, especially with the addition of a much-needed, albeit expensive closer. The ace of that powerful staff, Madison Bumgarner, gets the opening day start Sunday against Arizona in the debut...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward DeMarcus Cousins (0) slam dunks over Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore (23) center Georgios Papagiannis (13) and center Willie Cauley-Stein (00) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, March 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
April 01, 2017 - 12:44 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When DeMarcus Cousins checked out for the final time in his first game against the Sacramento Kings, he got a congratulatory handshake from Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry and a standing ovation from the crowd. Cousins had 37 points and 13 rebounds against the only other NBA team for...
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March 28, 2017 - 12:13 am
Royals outfielder Jorge Soler likely will begin his first season in Kansas City on the disabled list after straining his oblique in a minor league game. Soler, acquired from the Chicago Cubs in December for closer Wade Davis, hurt himself on a swing Sunday. Soler went for an MRI on Monday, which...
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Kansas City Royals' Jorge Soler is congratulated after his two-run home run in the ninth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Peoria, Ariz., Friday, March 24, 2017. (John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star via AP)
March 27, 2017 - 8:07 pm
Royals outfielder Jorge Soler will likely begin his first season in Kansas City on the disabled list after straining his oblique in a minor league game. Soler, acquired from the Chicago Cubs in December for closer Wade Davis, hurt himself on a swing Sunday. Soler went for an MRI on Monday, which...
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March 10, 2017 - 8:33 pm
The Latest on NFL free agency (all times Eastern): ___ 8:25 p.m. A person familiar with negotiations says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms on a contract with unrestricted free agent cornerback Captain Munnerlyn, who played with the team from 2009-2013. Terms of the deal were not...
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March 10, 2017 - 7:01 pm
The Latest on NFL free agency (all times Eastern): 7:00 p.m. The Green Bay Packers have signed tight end Martellus Bennett. The team announced the news on Twitter on Friday evening. The addition of Bennett means that the Packers are likely cutting ties with last year's starter Jared Cook. Bennett,...
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In this photo taken Jan. 1, 2017 file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor (11) catches a pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. The Washington Redskins announced Friday, March 10, 2017, they've reached a deal with the wide receiver. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)
March 10, 2017 - 4:40 pm
The Latest on NFL free agency (all times Eastern): 4:35 p.m. The Carolina Panthers have confirmed they traded defensive end Kony Ealy and a third-round pick this year to New England in exchange for the Patriots' second-round draft pick this year. Ealy had three sacks in the Super Bowl against...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2016, file photo, Houston Texans' Brock Osweiler (17) throws against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Houston. The Texans traded Osweiler to the Cleveland Browns on Thursday, March 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)
March 09, 2017 - 8:53 pm
Everyone expected a free agency flurry when the NFL's year began on Thursday. Predicting what happened with Brock Osweiler was beyond anyone's projections. One year after signing a four-year deal with Houston, then losing the starting job to Tom Savage late in the season before returning and...
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