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WASHINGTON (AP) — Every so often, in a bid to sound threatening, a member of Congress has vowed to revoke the NFL's tax-exempt status. Now Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league will give it up voluntarily to "eliminate this distraction." One result is that Goodell's...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In the unpredictable world of horse racing, Todd Pletcher is as steady and predictable as they come. It's evident in the way the 47-year-old trainer goes about his business from his spotless barn at Churchill Downs. Amid the hubbub of Kentucky Derby week,...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds right-hander Homer Bailey may require surgery on his pitching elbow, a significant setback to a team already struggling with its staff. Cincinnati is considering various options for treating an injured ligament in Bailey's right elbow, including surgery...
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Dion Jordan's 2015 season is over before it started, and his tumultuous time with the Miami Dolphins may be finished as well. The Dolphins and the NFL announced Tuesday that Jordan has been suspended for the 2015 season for violating the NFL Policy and Program...
DETROIT (AP) — Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The 1988 National League MVP was fired in September as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks after four-plus seasons. He now calls Tigers games for Fox Sports Detroit, but Gibson had not been in the broadcast...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jordan Spieth is competing in match play for the second time this month. The first occasion was only in his mind. He was five shots clear of Justin Rose when he made the turn at Augusta National and was trying to keep his mind off the green jacket ceremony...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the bigger man. There's a good chance he could be the quicker man. Those are qualities that win fights, and those are advantages Mayweather brings into Saturday's welterweight title showdown with Manny Pacquiao. He also comes in with the...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tickets are at such a premium to see Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao's long-awaited matchup that all of those seated at ringside will be the recognizable, the rich — and the very lucky. There should be no lack of celebrities. TV cameras will likely find...
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland's "Big 3" has been reduced to a twosome for the rest of the playoffs. Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has "extensive" damage in his left shoulder and will likely miss the remainder of the postseason. Cavs general manager David Griffin said...