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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. warned Monday that his return to NASCAR could take longer than planned. NASCAR's most popular driver is scheduled to miss his third consecutive race this Sunday with concussion-like symptoms. On his weekly podcast, he said he will have...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder is expected to have season-ending neck surgery for the second time in three years. Fielder got a second opinion Monday, and general manager Jon Daniels says Dr. Drew Dossett recommended surgery. That was the same as Dr...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees on Monday, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their first World Series title in more than a century. The Cubs paid a steep price, parting with...
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Sarah Thomas was never hit by the pressure of being the first woman to be a full-time NFL game official until after her first season on the job. It wasn't until this past offseason that Thomas pondered what really happened after accomplishing her goal, which...
Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the Miami Heat have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free agent guard Dion Waiters. The two sides came to agreement on Monday. Waiters will make $2.9 million. The people spoke on condition of...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Troubled Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been reinstated to the NFL on a conditional basis. Commissioner Roger Goodell informed Gordon on Monday in a letter that he can rejoin the team during training camp and will be allowed to participate in...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tension between African-Americans and law enforcement. The NBA great and Charlotte Hornets owner said Monday he is giving $1 million to the Institute for Community-Police Relations and $1 million to the NAACP Legal...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tension between African-Americans and law enforcement. The NBA great and Charlotte Hornets owner said Monday he's giving $1 million to the Institute for Community-Police Relations and $1 million to the NAACP Legal...
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jordan Spieth walked with purpose down the long corridor toward his locker, not stopping to look at the photos and scorecards that cover more than a century of golf history at Baltusrol. Maybe that was just as well. History has proven to be his toughest...