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Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred speaks at the baseball owners meeting in Atlanta, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul newberry)
November 15, 2018 - 8:20 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Baseball owners have locked down their commissioner and their main broadcast partner, too. Any decisions on speeding up the game and perhaps making it more enjoyable to watch will have to wait. After wrapping up two days of meetings at a hotel next to the Atlanta Braves' SunTrust...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 file photo, Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Harris guards Houston Rockets forward Carmelo Anthony (7) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in New York. Carmelo Anthony is done in Houston. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey released a statement Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 saying the team is “parting ways” with Anthony and “working toward a resolution.” (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
November 15, 2018 - 6:45 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Carmelo Anthony is done in Houston. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey released a statement Thursday saying the team is "parting ways" with Anthony and "working toward a resolution." Anthony played just 10 games for Houston after signing a one-year, $2.4 million deal during the...
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, center, celebrates as time runs out in overtime as Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, left, guard Klay Thompson, second from right, and guard Shaun Livingston walk off the court in an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 121-116 in overtime. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 15, 2018 - 3:10 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Draymond Green isn't apologizing for his part in a dustup with Kevin Durant that led to a one-game suspension by the Golden State Warriors. But Green vowed Thursday that the Warriors are not imploding, regardless of whatever is, or isn't happening, following the heated exchange...
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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) attacks on New Jersey Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid (1) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 15, 2018 - 11:55 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will miss Thursday night's game against Tampa Bay due to an upper-body injury. The team disclosed the injury on Wednesday when Crosby skipped practice. Crosby worked out before his teammates hit the ice on Thursday for their pregame skate...
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Newly acquired Minnesota Timberwolves' Robert Covington encourages the crowd in the final moments of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 107-100. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
November 15, 2018 - 12:35 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins are the main men in Minnesota again, and on Wednesday night they gave the Timberwolves exactly what they needed for a big win. Towns had 25 points and 16 rebounds, Wiggins scored 23 and Minnesota improved to 2-0 since trading Jimmy Butler...
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November 14, 2018 - 8:05 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Receiver Brice Butler has signed with the Miami Dolphins to shore up the injury-depleted position. Wideouts Jakeem Grant (calf) and DeVante Parker (shoulder) were both hurt in Sunday's loss at Green Bay. Butler, a six-year veteran, was slowed by a groin injury earlier this season with...
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Mexico's Azteca Stadium is seen from above in Mexico City, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The NFL has moved the Los Angeles Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
November 14, 2018 - 5:10 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The NFL's decision to move the regular-season game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams due to the poor condition of the turf at Azteca Stadium has left many Mexicans disappointed, angered and wondering how it will affect the relationship with the league for...
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November 14, 2018 - 4:57 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forward Austin Watson has been reinstated to the Predators' roster after serving an 18-game suspension for domestic abuse, and he issued a statement apologizing to everyone for the June incident that cost him the start of the season. Watson issued the statement Wednesday...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns interim coach Gregg Williams watches warm ups before an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Cleveland. Browns general manager John Dorsey says interim coach Gregg Williams will be interviewed to be team’s next coach. Williams took over when Hue Jackson was fired on Oct. 29 and Dorsey has been pleased with how the team has performed with their defensive coordinator in charge. The 60-year-old Williams coached Buffalo in 2001-03. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
November 14, 2018 - 3:25 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — As John Dorsey prepares to make a critical decision he knows may shape Cleveland's football fortunes, the Browns general manager spends a moment every day giving himself a pep talk. And a stern warning. "Just make sure you don't mess it up, that's what I tell myself," Dorsey said...
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Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne, right, of Finland, stops a shot by Anaheim Ducks' Andrew Cogliano during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
November 14, 2018 - 12:32 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka Rinne is off to an even better start than last season when he finally won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's best goalie, and backup Juuse Saros ranks among the league's top 10 for victories. With both goalies now signed to contract extensions, the Nashville Predators may...
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