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NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig hopes one day Derek Jeter will own a team after the 40-year-old shortstop retires as a player. The New York Yankees captain, playing his 20th and final major league season, says owning a team is the only job in baseball that...
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball officials have started meeting with groups as the sport starts a process that could lead to revising its domestic violence policy. Commissioner Bud Selig didn't specify which groups when he spoke at a news conference Tuesday but did say "we're doing a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Looks as though there might be rain when Derek Jeter ends his reign in the Bronx. The retiring New York captain is scheduled to play his final game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night against Baltimore. The National Weather Service forecast called for a 70...
NEW YORK (AP) — Commissioner Bud Selig hopes Derek Jeter will join baseball's ownership ranks after retiring as a player. The New York Yankees captain says owning a team is the only job in the sport that interests him. Selig said at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday after presenting...
Sue Bird is in a class by herself. She became the first American player to make four world championship teams when USA Basketball announced the roster on Tuesday. Bird won gold medals in 2002 and 2010 and a bronze medal in 2006. "It just means I've been playing a lot of years,"...
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Mo'ne Davis' performance in the Little League World Series has earned her a place in baseball's Hall of Fame. The 13-year-old Davis plans to donate the jersey she wore last month when she pitched a two-hit shutout, becoming the first girl to win a game...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis' lobbying for a Winter Classic in his NHL team's home city began with an email sent to Commissioner Gary Bettman the moment the league's first New Year's Day game was played in 2008. "The first emails I see any morning, on...
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and chief assistant Troy Vincent have met with 11 former NFL players to discuss ways to improve the league's personal conduct policy. They met Tuesday with Hall of Famer Mike Singletary, plus Matt Birk, Eddie Mason, Patrick Kerney,...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin called the decision to sign James Harrison "simple and easy." Figuring out how — and just as important when — to use the five-time Pro Bowl linebacker, well, that part is a little trickier. The Steelers brought the 36-year-...