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January 23, 2018 - 4:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA head coach Chip Kelly finalized his staff with the addition of three more assistants Tuesday, including quarterbacks coach Dana Bible. Kelly also retained four assistants from Jim Mora's 2017 coaching staff in Westwood. Kelly won't have an official offensive coordinator for...
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January 23, 2018 - 3:58 pm
AUSTRALIAN OPEN MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) —Rafael Nadal is out of the Australian Open after retiring in the fifth set of his quarterfinal match with Marin Cilic with an upper right leg injury. Cilic had won the first two games of the final set when Nadal, who had taken a medical timeout in the...
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January 23, 2018 - 3:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon defended the team's offseason spending, saying more moves are likely before opening day and during the season. New York started last season with a $157 million payroll for its 40-man roster. The Mets cut it to $149 million as the team faded...
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January 23, 2018 - 3:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt are among the five finalists for the NFL Players Association's Byron "Whizzer" White Award. The award annually recognizes players for exceptional community service in their team cities and hometowns. Bengals...
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January 23, 2018 - 3:09 pm
BASEBALL American League TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Signed OF Curtis Granderson to a one-year contract. FOOTBALL National Football League MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed WR Cayleb Jones to a reserve-future contract. HOCKEY National Hockey League BUFFALO SABRES — Recalled D Matt Tennyson from Rochester (AHL)...
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January 23, 2018 - 2:44 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Outfielder Curtis Granderson and the Toronto Blue Jays have finalized a $5 million, one-year contract. The three-time All-Star wore a Blue Jays T-shirt in a video posted to his Twitter timeline Tuesday and wrote he was "thrilled" to announce he'll be playing north of the border this...
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January 23, 2018 - 2:28 pm
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FILE - This Oct. 6, 2017 file photo shows Cleveland Indians' Austin Jackson answering questions during a news conference in Cleveland. Two people with knowledge of the contract say Jackson has agreed to terms on a $6 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco Giants, who are filling their top remaining void of the offseason just a few weeks before pitchers and catchers report to spring training. Jackson will earn $3 million per season, the two people said Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 speaking on condition of anonymity because nothing had been announced. (AP Photo/David Dermer, file)
January 23, 2018 - 1:54 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Center fielder Austin Jackson agreed to a $6 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco Giants on Monday, filling the club's top remaining void just a few weeks before pitchers and catchers report to spring training. San Francisco announced the acquisition Monday, a week...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018, file photo, Zach Johnson waves to the gallery off the eight green during the first round of the Sony Open golf tournament in Honolulu. Johnson is optimistic about ending his two-year drought without a victory. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)
January 23, 2018 - 11:47 am
HONOLULU (AP) — For more than a decade, Zach Johnson has held what amounts to an annual two-day summit to inspect every part of his game, figure out what needs to get better and make a plan going forward. He referred to the most recent meeting as the best one yet. Johnson failed to reach the Tour...
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January 23, 2018 - 6:31 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Rockets rely on "D'' to beat Heat...Bucks win after dumping Kidd UNDATED (AP) — The Houston Rockets entered Monday's NBA schedule with an 0-6 record when scoring fewer than 105 points. They managed to buck that trend as James Harden scored 28 points and Chris Paul added 16 in a 99-90...
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