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AP Sources: A-Rod, Union Reach Out to Yankees, MLB

Sunday, August 04, 2013

AP Sources: A-Rod, Union Reach Out to Yankees, MLB

Major League Baseball and the New York Yankees turned down requests Saturday to meet with Alex Rodriguez's camp and the union about the embattled star's expected drug penalty, two people familiar with the talks told...

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Maxwell's 12th-Inning HR Lifts Royals over Mets

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Maxwell's 12th-Inning HR Lifts Royals over Mets

Pinch-hitter Justin Maxwell homered deep into the left-field seats leading off the 12th inning, and the Kansas City Royals overcame a late blown lead and got back to their winning ways with a 4-3 victory over the New...

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Angels' J.B. Shuck Makes Spectacular Catch

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Angels' J.B. Shuck Makes Spectacular Catch

Los Angeles left fielder J.B. Shuck might have made the catch of the year Friday night against Toronto Blue Jays when he dove into the stands to catch what would have been a sure home run. In the fourth inning, Blue...

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Matt Harvey Takes a Loss as Mets Fall to Marlins

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Matt Harvey Takes a Loss as Mets Fall to Marlins

Tom Koehler focused on the opposing hitters, rather than the other team's pitcher. No matter that it was NL All-Star starter Matt Harvey. Koehler threw six effective innings and the Miami Marlins stalled Harvey once...

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Philly DA Calls Riley Incident a 'Teachable Moment'

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Philly DA Calls Riley Incident a 'Teachable Moment'

Just one day after Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper apologized after video surfaced of him saying the N-word while threatening to fight someone at a country music concert last month, Philadelphia District Attorney...

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

"Jetman" Makes First U.S. Airshow Flight

A Swiss adventurer known as the "Jetman" made his first U.S. appearance this week. The Swiss pilot, Yves Rossy, became the first man in aviation history to fly with a jet-propelled wing in 2006. The...

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Yankees Pay Tribute to Retiring Matsui

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Yankees Pay Tribute to Retiring Matsui

The Yankees are giving a final salute Sunday to a legendary Bronx bomber as 39-year-old Hideki Matsui officially hangs up his spikes. Matsui wore the pinstripes from 2003 to 2009 after playing 10 seasons in Japan. The...

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Yankees Acquire Alfonso Soriano from Cubs

Friday, July 26, 2013

Yankees Acquire Alfonso Soriano from Cubs

The New York Yankees acquired Alfonso Soriano from the Chicago Cubs on Friday, bringing back the seven-time All-Star to provide a power boost to a team that desperately needs more pop. Soriano immediately went into the...

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Yankees Fan to Sell Memorabilia After Wife Says

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Yankees Fan to Sell Memorabilia After Wife Says "Enough"

A longtime Yankees fan is facing the painful task of downsizing his memorabilia-filled man cave after a showdown between him and his wife resulted in an agreement to downsize.  Harvey Wildstein, 79, of East...

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EA Sports Says Last

Friday, July 19, 2013

EA Sports Says Last "NCAA Football" Sheds "Staleness" of Franchise

EA Sports NCAA Football Producer Ben Haumiller says he's heard the critics and gamers across the web talk smack about the company's long-running college football series and believes this is the year they will change...

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Cricket (What Else?) in Silicon Valley on July 4 Holiday

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Cricket (What Else?) in Silicon Valley on July 4 Holiday

What could be more American on the Fourth of July that apple pie and... cricket? Well, that's what more than 120 cricketers are doing this long July 4 weekend in Silicon Valley, in an annual tournament hosted by the...

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Police Looking Into Death of Pro-Wrestler

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Police Looking Into Death of Pro-Wrestler

Plano, Tex., police are investigating the death of one of the most memorable figures in pro wrestling history. Officers said 55-year-old Matt Osborne died at a local hospital on Friday. He was transported there...

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NFL's Joe Lefeged Arrested in D.C.

Saturday, June 29, 2013

NFL's Joe Lefeged Arrested in D.C.

Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged was arrested overnight in Northeast D.C. after officers found an unregistered semi-automatic pistol in the car in which he was riding, police said. Lefeged was ordered held without...

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Patriots Offer Free Jersey Trade for Hernandez Shirts

Friday, June 28, 2013

Patriots Offer Free Jersey Trade for Hernandez Shirts

Just hours after Aaron Hernandez was charged with murder, the New England Patriots released the 23-year-old former tight end Bristol, Conn., native. Now the NFL team is offering a free jersey exchange.  The New...

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Mark Messier Parts Ways with Rangers

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Mark Messier Parts Ways with Rangers

Mark Messier is leaving the New York Rangers' organization after being passed over to replace fired head coach John Tortorella. Messier, who had been a special assistant to Rangers general manager Glen Sather,...

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Kerri Walsh Jennings to Pose Nude

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Kerri Walsh Jennings to Pose Nude

July will be a big month for SoCal volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings, who will pose nude in ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue and make her beach sport comeback in Long Beach, Calif., before she tries for her...

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Chicago To Host Blackhawks Victory Parade Friday

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Chicago To Host Blackhawks Victory Parade Friday

A parade and victory rally will be held Friday morning to congratulate the Stanley Cup-winning Chicago Blackhawks, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office announced Tuesday morning in a statement. Additional details, including the...

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Scottie Pippen Questioned Over Brawl Outside Restaurant

Monday, June 24, 2013

Scottie Pippen Questioned Over Brawl Outside Restaurant

NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen is being questioned by detectives following a fight outside an upscale Malibu, Calif., restaurant that sent another man to the hospital Sunday evening. The former Chicago Bulls star,...

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Heat Celebrate With Victory Parade, Rally

Monday, June 24, 2013

Heat Celebrate With Victory Parade, Rally

For the second year in a row, Heat fans thronged to downtown Miami Monday to celebrate the team's 2013 NBA Championship with a victory parade and rally. Players rode double-decker buses down the confetti-strewn streets...

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Olympic Celebration Set To Be Largest In History

Friday, June 21, 2013

Olympic Celebration Set To Be Largest In History

With the 2014 Winter Games only eight months away, it's time to start getting into the Olympic spirit. To kick off the countdown, the United States Olympic Comittee is holding its annual Olympic Day festivities, a...

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