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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Rays, Padres and Nationals finalized an 11-player trade Friday that sent 2013 AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers from Tampa Bay to San Diego and outfielder Steven Souza Jr. from Washington to the Rays. The deal was announced two days after the Rays...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Houston Rockets made a move to bolster their depth on the perimeter on Friday, landing veteran swing man Corey Brewer from the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Rockets sent shooting guard Troy Daniels, cash considerations and a pair of future second-round picks...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two of Lance Armstrong's longtime business partners have agreed to pay the federal government $500,000 to settle a whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former teammate, Floyd Landis. Notice of the agreement with Bill Stapleton, Armstrong's longtime agent, and...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps avoided jail time on Friday when a judge placed him on probation for pleading guilty to a drunken driving charge for the second time in 10 years. The punishment came with a warning. "You don't need a lecture from the...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have ended the New York Yankees' 15-year streak as Major League Baseball's biggest spenders and owe more than $26.6 million in luxury tax. The Dodgers finished with a record payroll of $257,283,410, according to final calculations made by...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta is the third member of the team diagnosed with mumps. The Penguins issued a statement Friday that Maatta tested positive for the virus and remains in isolation. Goaltender Thomas Greiss and defenseman Robert Bortuzzo...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation. The State Employees' Retirement Board's 122-...
CHICAGO (AP) — Rahm Emanuel traded Washington politics for the City of Big Shoulders because here, at least, he figured he could actually fix things. The Chicago Bears were not on his list. "There are certain things that are just above my pay grade," the city's straight-talking...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Padres have agreed to obtain third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox for catcher Ryan Hanigan, two people with knowledge of the deal said Friday. The people spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade hasn't...