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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, center left, holds a jersey after the NHL Board of Governors announced Seattle as the league's 32nd franchise, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Sea Island Ga.. Joining Bettman, from left to right, is Jerry Bruckheimer, David Bonderman, David Wright, Tod Leiweke and Washington Wild youth hockey player Jaina Goscinski. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
December 05, 2018 - 9:22 am
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Seattle's NHL expansion team has its roots in Dave Tippett's computer. That's where the longtime coach-turned-senior adviser keeps a running list of players around the league who might be available in an expansion draft that is still 2½ years off. It is just an exercise for...
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In this Sept. 22, 2018 file photo Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Phoenix. A person familiar with the deal says All-Star pitcher Patrick Corbin has agreed to a six-year contract with the Washington Nationals, pending a physical exam. The person confirmed the length of the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Tuesday because nothing had been announced by the team. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, file)
December 04, 2018 - 4:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Add Patrick Corbin to the All-Star starting staff the Washington Nationals have assembled. A person familiar with the deal said the left-handed Corbin has agreed to a six-year contract with the Nationals, pending a physical exam. Another person familiar with the terms said the...
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Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Urban Meyer answers questions during a news conference announcing his retirement Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
December 04, 2018 - 2:58 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer abruptly announced his retirement Tuesday, citing health concerns and a difficult year that included a three-game suspension over his handling of domestic violence allegations against a now-fired assistant coach. He will step down after the Rose...
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Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora smiles as he walks the red carpet prior to the premiere of "The 2018 World Series: Damage Done," documentary production that captures video moments of the Red Sox's march towards the 2018 World Series Championship, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
December 03, 2018 - 6:36 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have accepted an invitation to the White House to celebrate their World Series championship. Team President Sam Kennedy says the ballclub is working out a date with the White House. The traditional champions' visit to Washington has become more politicized, with...
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Kansas City Chiefs running back Spencer Ware, left, is congratulated by quarterback Patrick Mahomes after scoring against the Oakland Raiders during the second half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
December 02, 2018 - 8:08 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs still had plenty of firepower on offense even without star running back Kareem Hunt. Mahomes threw four touchdown passes Sunday to join Peyton Manning and Tom Brady as the only QBs to reach the 40 TD mark through 12 games, sending...
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Denny Medley - USA TODAY Sports
November 30, 2018 - 9:18 pm
The Kansas City Chiefs released running back Kareem Hunt on Friday night after video surfaced that showed the NFL's reigning rushing champion knocking over and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel hallway in February. The team issued a statement shortly after the NFL had placed Hunt on its...
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Reese Strickland - USA Today sports
November 29, 2018 - 8:34 pm
Tim Fitzgerald of GoPowerCat.com has reported on a VIP board that Kansas State University Head Football Coach Bill Snyder will most likely step down from his position by the end of the week. Another report from 247Sports also says that K-State's top option to replace the legendary coach is North...
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