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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2017, file photo, New York Mets' Jose Reyes hits a home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia. A person familiar with the negotiations says Reyes and the Mets have agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract for the infielder to remain in New York. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, because the agreement was subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson, File)
January 26, 2018 - 5:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Reyes and the New York Mets finalized a $2 million, one-year contract, a deal that allows him to earn an additional $500,000 in bonuses. "This is my home," Reyes said in a statement Friday. "I'm excited to be back with a great group of teammates. I will do everything I can to...
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Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, celebrates a score as Minnesota Timberwolves' Nemanja Bjelica reacts during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
January 26, 2018 - 4:27 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Kevin Durant was steaming mad over officiating this week, then eventually apologized after realizing he could have better handled his frustrations. The NBA hopes all players and referees take the time for such reflection. The league introduced a five-pronged plan Friday to try and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, Miami Marlins center fielder Christian Yelich steps out of the cage during batting practice before the team's baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Denver. The Marlins sent Yelich to the Milwaukee Brewers for four prospects on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 26, 2018 - 11:32 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Free-agent outfielder Lorenzo Cain and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to an $80 million, five-year deal, according to person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced. Cain is a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, Miami Marlins center fielder Christian Yelich steps out of the cage during batting practice before the team's baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Denver. The Marlins sent Yelich to the Milwaukee Brewers for four prospects on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 26, 2018 - 11:18 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Free-agent outfielder Lorenzo Cain and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to an $80 million, five-year deal, according to person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced. Cain is a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, Miami Marlins center fielder Christian Yelich steps out of the cage during batting practice before the team's baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Denver. The Marlins sent Yelich to the Milwaukee Brewers for four prospects on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 26, 2018 - 10:45 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers and free-agent outfielder Lorenzo Cain have agreed to a five-year, $80 million deal, according to person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced. Cain is a...
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January 26, 2018 - 10:26 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says the Milwaukee Brewers and free-agent outfielder Lorenzo Cain have agreed to a five-year, $80 million deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced. Cain is a former...
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January 24, 2018 - 6:04 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The NBA says it should get a cut if states such as New Jersey and New York legalize sports betting. A league executive told New York state lawmakers Wednesday that the leagues should receive one percent of the total amount bet on their games if betting is allowed to expand. NBA...
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January 24, 2018 - 5:58 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The NBA says it should get a cut if states such as New Jersey and New York legalize sports betting. A league executive told New York state lawmakers Wednesday that the leagues should receive one percent of the total amount bet on their games if betting is allowed to expand. NBA...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks in front of Orlando Magic's Jonathon Simmons during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Milwaukee. AP basketball writer Brian Mahoney would take Antetokounmpo in the first round of the All-Star Game draft. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
January 24, 2018 - 5:26 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo grew from a reed-thin, inexperienced teenager into one of the NBA's dominant players under the tutelage of coach Jason Kidd, whom the Milwaukee Bucks fired earlier in the week with the team mired in mediocrity despite high expectations. Kidd's abrupt and...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2017 file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) walks on the field after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. The NFL and the Players Association announced the Panthers correctly followed concussion protocol guidelines when handling Newton’s injury during a first-round playoff loss to the Saints. The league released a statement Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, saying it reviewed game footage and medical reports, as well as statements and interviews with Newton and coach Ron Rivera, before making its determination that “there was no protocol violation.” (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
January 24, 2018 - 10:19 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers will not be punished for their handling of Cam Newton's injury during a playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints on Jan. 7. The NFL and the Players Association announced Wednesday that Carolina's medical staff correctly followed concussion protocol guidelines. The...
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