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OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have gotten the setup man they wanted, acquiring right-hander Tyler Thornburg from the Milwaukee Brewers in a package that included infielder Travis Shaw. The deal was announced Tuesday and was the first trade at baseball's winter...
NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter's No. 2 is being retired, the last of the New York Yankees' single digits. The Yankees said Tuesday the number will be retired on May 14 before a Mother's Day game against Houston, and a plaque in his honor will be unveiled in Monument Park during the...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's anti-trust body says several construction companies rigged bids for 2014 World Cup stadiums, driving up costs by overcharging for the work. Five stadium projects were mentioned in the report by the anti-trust body CADE. They included Rio de Janeiro...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A few months after the closing ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, IOC officials have a new tagline for South America's first Olympics: "The most perfect imperfect games." The International Olympic Committee held a news conference on Tuesday to accentuate...
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — He doesn't flash that easygoing smile as frequently. His play gets scrutinized and picked apart more, because many of the folks who gushed about Deshaun Watson's game a season ago now focus on the overthrows and critical interceptions. Still, Clemson's...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A few months after the closing ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, IOC officials have come up with a tagline for South America's first Olympics: "The most perfect imperfect games." The International Olympic Committee held a news conference on Tuesday to...
Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie is trying to treat Thursday's game against Elon like any other. That might not be so easy, because McCallie's daughter, Maddie, plays for the Phoenix. "I've always known the game was on the schedule, but it always seemed so far off. Well, now it's...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With their star quarterback behind center again, Dwayne Allen and T.Y. Hilton had field days against the New York Jets. Make that a field night at the Meadowlands as they helped the Indianapolis Colts (6-6) move into a tie atop the AFC South with a...
Plenty of points for Klay Thompson. Plenty of everything, as usual, for Russell Westbrook. On a momentous night in the NBA, Thompson had the biggest game with a career-high 60 points and Westbrook continued his sensational season with a sixth straight triple-double. An 11-game...