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Linesman Scott Driscoll (68) keeps Detroit Red Wings right wing Luke Witkowski (28) away from the Calgary Flames during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
November 18, 2017 - 12:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has suspended Detroit Red Wings forward Luke Witkowski for 10 games, costing him more than $40,000 in lost salary, for his actions against the Calgary Flames. The league announced the punishment Friday night after Detroit beat Buffalo 3-1. Witkowski went after Calgary's...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2016, file photo, Atlanta Braves President of Baseball Operations John Hart, center, talks with reporters in the dugout before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh. John Hart has left the Atlanta Braves, less than a week after being stripped of his role as president of baseball operations. The decision announced Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, was not unexpected given the hiring of general manager Alex Anthopoulos, who now has autonomy over all baseball-related decisions. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
November 17, 2017 - 4:32 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — John Hart left the Atlanta Braves on Friday, less than a week after being stripped of his role as president of baseball operations. The decision was not unexpected given the hiring of general manager Alex Anthopoulos, who is now in charge of all baseball-related decisions. Hart was...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2017 file photo, Columbus Crew fans show their support for the team before the start of their MLS Eastern Conference semifinal soccer match against New York City FC, in Columbus, Ohio. If the Columbus Crew are allowed to move to Austin for the 2019 season, it could begin a wave of franchise relocations that ultimately costs Major League Soccer the support of its most loyal fans. In the end, America’s top soccer league could wind up being as big a loser as the good people of Ohio’s capital city.(AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
November 17, 2017 - 3:30 pm
Congratulations, Major League Soccer. You're on the verge of becoming a real American sports league. Greedy owner? Check. Complicit commissioner? Check. Playing one city off another to get a new stadium paid for at least in part with the public's hard-earned tax dollars? Check. The Columbus Crew is...
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FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2017, file photo, Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton (27) watches his two-run home run during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Washington. Houston dynamo Jose Altuve and Yankees slugger Aaron Judge are the favorites for the AL MVP award while Miami masher is the top candidate for the NL prize. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 16, 2017 - 9:07 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred thinks Miami Marlins fans should be understanding if the team's new owners trade All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter became the team's chief executive officer when a group headed by venture capitalist...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, new Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta reacts before an NBA preseason basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs in Houston. Fertitta is interested in bringing an NHL hockey team to Houston, a possibility that did not exist under the NBA team’s previous regime. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)
November 16, 2017 - 6:44 pm
New Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta is interested in bringing an NHL team to Houston, a possibility that didn't exist under the NBA team's previous regime. Fertitta released a statement Thursday confirming interest in a hockey team in Houston. He recently met with league officials. "I'm very...
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Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred delivers remarks during a news conference at the annual MLB baseball owners meetings, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
November 16, 2017 - 3:41 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Major League Baseball will change rules to speed games next year with or without an agreement with the players' association. Management proposed last offseason to institute a 20-second pitch clock, allow one trip to the mound by a catcher per pitcher each inning and raise the...
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November 16, 2017 - 8:30 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Bucks outlast Pistons UNDATED (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks and Detroit Pistons have been demonstrating that the NBA's Eastern Conference is much deeper than it was last season. The two teams carried winning streaks into Wednesday's action before the Bucks picked up their fourth straight...
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November 16, 2017 - 7:00 am
The NFL Players Association is investing in Dementia Discovery Fund, the group that Bill Gates recently made a $100 million investment in. Dementia Discovery Fund is a venture capital fund based in London and Boston and managed by SV Health. The DDF is focused on discovering and developing...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones talk at the NFL football game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Cowboys at Wembley Stadium in London. The Associated Press has obtained a letter sent to Jerry Jones’ attorney accusing the Cowboys owner of “conduct detrimental to the league’s best interests” over his objection to a contract extension for Goodell. The letter accusing Jones of sabotaging the negotiations was sent to David Boies on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
November 16, 2017 - 1:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has obtained a letter sent by the NFL to Jerry Jones' attorney accusing the Dallas Cowboys owner of "conduct detrimental to the league's best interests" over his objection to a contract extension for Commissioner Roger Goodell. The letter accusing Jones of...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys NFL football star Ezekiel Elliott walks out of federal court in New York. Elliott has dropped his appeal on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, with five games remaining on his six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence. The 22-year-old Elliott was suspended in August after the league concluded following a yearlong investigation that he had several physical confrontations in the summer of 2016 with Tiffany Thompson, his girlfriend at the time. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
November 15, 2017 - 11:45 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence. Elliott's agents said Wednesday the decision by last year's NFL rushing leader "is in no way an admission of wrongdoing."...
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