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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Fernando Rodney celebrates after a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, Mo. A person familiar with the negotiations says Rodney and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, because the agreement had not yet been announced. Rodney, who turns 41 on March 18 and will be in his 16th major league season, is known for firing an imaginary arrow to celebrate the final out of wins. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
December 14, 2017 - 5:40 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Much like the postseason, the baseball winter meetings became a parade of relievers. Steve Cishek and Fernando Rodney were on the move Thursday, joining Brandon Morrow, Luke Gregerson, Bryan Shaw, Joe Smith and other setup men, middlemen and specialists going to new...
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December 13, 2017 - 12:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Lou Gehrig's 1931 contract with the New York Yankees has sold at auction for $216,000. Gehrig played with the Yankees from 1923 to 1939, when he retired while suffering from ALS. He batted .340 with 493 home runs and 1995 RBIs, and helped the Yankees win seven World Series titles...
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December 08, 2017 - 5:28 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Maybe this trip south of the border is the start of something for the Miami Heat. They have lost four of their last five games and for the last few days the players and coaching staff have been exploring the city and tasting local cuisine. A 117-105 loss at San Antonio on...
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FILE- In this Sept. 27, 2015 file photo, Pope Francis delivers his homily while celebrating Mass in Philadelphia. The second of two Fiat automobiles used by Pope Francis during his 2015 visit to Philadelphia is going up for auction with bidding opening Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, and continuing through Dec. 20. Proceeds will benefit the 2017 Catholic Charities Appeal, which provides support to organizations, programs and ministries throughout the archdiocese of Philadelphia. The first Fiat was auctioned in 2016 for $82,000.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
November 29, 2017 - 7:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The second of two Fiats used by Pope Francis during his 2015 visit to Philadelphia is going up for auction. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia says bidding on the car, a Fiat 500L, opens Wednesday and continues through Dec. 20, through a partnership with the online charity auction...
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November 20, 2017 - 8:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A rare jersey from Jackie Robinson's historic rookie season with the Brooklyn Dodgers 70 years ago has sold for $2.05 million at auction. The jersey, part of a Heroes of Sports offering by Heritage Auctions, was accompanied by a letter from Robinson's widow, Rachel, saying it is the...
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November 20, 2017 - 10:11 am
Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory. All times EST. ------------- HIGHLIGHTING: ------------- Among today's coverage...
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November 17, 2017 - 8:31 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Kelli Hollinger, Texas A&M University (THE CONVERSATION) It surprises most millennials to learn that only about 10 percent of all retail purchases are actually made online. Each...
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Chase Elliott, left, and Jimmie Johnson talk inside the garage area before practice for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Phoenix International Raceway, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in Avondale, Ariz. Both drivers are looking to fill the final spot for the Championship 4. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)
November 12, 2017 - 7:22 pm
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Chase Elliott needed a victory to reach NASCAR's championship finale and had it in his sights, taking a late lead Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway. A pass by Matt Kenseth with 10 laps ended his hopes. No victory and no championship for the 21-year-old Hendrick...
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FILE - In this April 11, 1947 file photo, Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers poses at Ebbets Field in the Brooklyn borough of New York. A specially padded baseball cap that Jackie Robinson wore for protection against beanballs has sold for $590,994 at auction.The blue Brooklyn Dodgers hat sold Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, after a monthlong online auction through the sports auctioneers Lelands. Lelands says Robinson wore the hat when he broke baseball’s color barrier in 1947. (AP Photo/John Rooney, File)
October 28, 2017 - 7:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A specially padded baseball cap that Jackie Robinson wore for protection against beanballs has sold for $590,994 at auction. The blue Brooklyn Dodgers hat sold Saturday after a monthlong online auction through the sports auctioneers Lelands. Lelands says Robinson wore the hat when...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 1947, file photo, Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player Jackie Robinson, right, receives the keys to a car from tap dancer Bill Bojangles Robinson as Jackie Robinson's wife, Rachel, looks on at Ebbets Field in New York. The car was presented to Robinson in celebration of the team winning the National League championship. A rare jersey from Jackie Robinson's historic rookie season with the Brooklyn Dodgers 70 years ago could be available for someone with a few spare millions. The jersey, part of a Heroes of Sports offering by Heritage Auctions, has been certified by Mears, one of the top memorabilia authentication companies. It is accompanied by a letter from Robinson's widow, Rachel, saying it is the one brought home by the Hall of Famer at the end of the 1947 season, when he became the first black player in the majors and earned Rookie of the Year honors. (AP Photo/Harry Harris, File)
October 20, 2017 - 12:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A rare jersey from Jackie Robinson's historic rookie season with the Brooklyn Dodgers 70 years ago could be available for someone with a few spare millions. The jersey, part of a Heroes of Sports offering by Heritage Auctions, has been certified by Mears, one of the top memorabilia...
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