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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper had not yet turned 10 when Jayson Werth made his major league debut, batting ninth and getting a pair of hits. A decade and a half later, the 37-year-old Werth and 24-year-old Harper are fellow outfielders and clubhouse neighbors at...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Let's face it, Brian Snitker had pretty much given up on his dream. He always wanted to be a big league manager. But with his career in baseball approaching four decades, he figured there wasn't much chance of actually getting the call. Yet here he is, at...
Deontay Wilder was in the Super Bowl media center in Houston a few days before the game when a somewhat familiar face walked by. Wilder and his girlfriend recognized Andrew Zimmern, who stars in the "Bizarre Foods" show on the Travel Channel. More telling, perhaps, was that...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn worker compensation benefits until they are 67 years old, like other workers, even if their athletic careers normally would have ended more than 30 years earlier? That issue is being debated between the...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference enters the final two weeks of the regular season with much at stake as it seeks to expand its NCAA Tournament presence. With seven of the league's 14 members anywhere from 30th to 75th in the RPI , the SEC might just lead the...
NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly making the Top 25 a few times during her coaching career at Temple, Tonya Cardoza has the Owls ranked for the first time in 11 years. Temple entered The Associated Press women's basketball poll on Monday at No. 23. It's the team's first appearance...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Optimism abounds after the opening weekend at Daytona International Speedway, especially for NASCAR's top teams. Teamwork at Joe Gibbs Racing appears as solid as ever despite adding rookie Daniel Suarez to the mix, evidenced by Denny Hamlin, Suarez,...
PHOENIX (AP) — The college basketball season has been filled with great games the past four months, from the showdown between Kentucky and North Carolina in Las Vegas to Nevada's miracle comeback against New Mexico. But it's not time to wrap up the regular season just yet. There...
PHOENIX (AP) — The college basketball season has been filled with great games the past four months, from the showdown between Kentucky and North Carolina in Las Vegas to Nevada's miracle comeback against New Mexico. But it's not time to wrap up the regular season just yet. There...