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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It was quite a night for a New York state college basketball fan who made a half-court shot to win a $500 gift card, and then received a marriage proposal seconds later. Erin Tobin took part in a Dunkin' Donuts promotion during Thursday night's Manhattan-...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Reliever Brad Brach became the first player to beat the Baltimore Orioles in salary arbitration in 22 years, ending the team's nine-hearing winning streak. Brach was awarded $3.05 million instead of the team's offer of $2,525,000 by arbitrators Edna...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Miguel Montero produced one of the biggest hits of the Chicago Cubs' championship run in the game that decided it all, and now he's preparing again for life as a backup catcher. It's not easy — this competitor wants nothing more than to play every day. Montero...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The toxicology report on Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura won't be released to the public following his death last month in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic. Tessie Sanchez, a spokeswoman for the Dominican attorney general's office, said the...
NEW YORK (AP) — While many of his constituents live outside Philadelphia, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie apparently has a low opinion of the Philadelphia Phillies and their fans. Speaking Wednesday on SportsNet New York, Christie held little back, declaring "the Phillies suck."...
LONDON (AP) — Arsene Wenger wants to continue coaching next season, even if it's not at Arsenal. The 67-year-old Frenchman's contract with Arsenal expires at the end of the season. He has yet to commit to extending a reign that began in 1996, saying a decision is expected by...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sam Saunders tried to put his thoughts down on paper, except that it wasn't working. Instead, he stood behind the podium at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, without notes, just powerful memories. He looked out at nearly 1,000 golf dignitaries from...
The heaving, uncontrollable sobs have occurred twice for Justin Gatlin. Once, for a failed drug test in his prime that led to a stay in track's version of purgatory. The other, over a .01-second slipup that he'll never get over. Say this much for the controversial sprinter: His...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves enter the All-Star break in 13th place in the muddled Western Conference, seemingly faced with two options. They can try to chase down the eighth seed and make the playoffs, with the Denver Nuggets just 3 1/2 games ahead of them. Or...