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June 21, 2017 - 2:40 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A jury in New Jersey has awarded former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Mitch Williams $1.5 million in a civil case against MLB Network after he was fired following reports about his conduct at a Little League game. The pitcher once known as "Wild Thing" sued the network after it...
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June 21, 2017 - 12:38 pm
As part of its mission to attract younger fans, the International Olympic Committee announced a sponsorship deal Wednesday with Intel, which will bring virtual reality and 360-degree viewing to mobile devices and TVs as soon as next year's Winter Games. The IOC has been aggressive in introducing...
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June 21, 2017 - 10:33 am
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Karl Ravech is replacing Chris Berman as the broadcaster for ESPN's coverage of the All-Star Home Run Derby. ESPN announced a contract extension on Wednesday with the 52-year-old Ravech, who joined ESPN in 1993 and became the regular host of "Baseball Tonight" two years later...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 4, 2017, file photo, Pakistan's Shadab Khan stands by the boundary as Indian cricket fans cheer for their team during the ICC Champions Trophy match between India and Pakistan at Edgbaston in Birmingham, England. An intense love of cricket is shared by these nuclear-armed neighbors, as profoundly as their deep and mutual mistrust. The players from India and Pakistan will be cordial before and after the Champions Trophy final in London on Sunday, June 18 — for that is customary in cricket's conventions — but there'll be tension for hundreds of millions of people tuning in across South Asia, where this rivalry transcends sport. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)
June 17, 2017 - 4:41 am
An intense love of cricket is shared by these nuclear-armed neighbors, as profoundly as their deep and mutual mistrust. The players from India and Pakistan will be cordial before and after the Champions Trophy final in London on Sunday — for that is customary in cricket's conventions — but there'll...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 2, 2017 file photo, Pakistan's team celebrates after winning the Asia Cup one-day international cricket tournament against India in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Pakistan won by 1 wicket. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad, File)
June 17, 2017 - 3:42 am
An intense love of cricket is shared by these nuclear-armed neighbors, as profoundly as their deep and mutual mistrust. The players from India and Pakistan will be cordial before and after the Champions Trophy final in London on Sunday — for that is customary in cricket's conventions — but there'll...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2014, file photo, Floyd Mayweather Jr. poses on the scale during a weigh in for a fight against Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas. Mayweather Jr. said Wednesday, June 14, 2017, he will come out of retirement to face UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing match on Aug. 26. Mayweather, who retired in September 2015 after winning all 49 of his pro fights, will face a mixed martial arts fighter who has never been in a scheduled 12-round fight at the MGM Grand arena. The fight will take place in a boxing ring and be governed by boxing rules. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 15, 2017 - 7:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Forget the ring. The spectacle between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor is all about the hype. Welcome to the Trash Talk Scorecard. It'll play out through training camps and news conferences, on social networks and perhaps even reality TV. Their barbs will come fast and...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, top right, waves at fans next to his wife Ayesha during a parade and rally in honor of the Warriors, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Oakland, Calif., to celebrate the team's NBA basketball championship. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 15, 2017 - 6:01 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the parade for the Golden State Warriors (all times local): 3 p.m. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green appears to be taking some shots at the Cleveland Cavaliers. Green wore a t-shirt at Thursday's championship parade and rally in Oakland, California...
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June 15, 2017 - 2:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock has won the Jack Horrigan Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for aiding reporters in covering the league. A former NFL defensive back and considered a draft expert, Mayock was nominated for the Horrigan Award because he shares his...
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June 14, 2017 - 2:58 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Former ESPN reporter Ed Werder, who has covered the NFL for 34 years, has won the Dick McCann Award from the Professional Football Writers of America. Werder spent the last 19 years at ESPN before being let go earlier this year. The McCann Award is given to a reporter who has made a...
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June 14, 2017 - 11:12 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The United States' 1-1 draw at Mexico in a World Cup qualifier Sunday night drew the biggest audience for such a game in FS1 history, according to Nielsen Media Research. FS1 attracted 2,052,000 viewers. Viewership built throughout the match and peaked at 2.8 million viewers from 10-...
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