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  • Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Michael Phelps' comeback has been sidetracked by more trouble away from the pool. The Olympic champion was arrested for the second time on DUI charges early Tuesday in his hometown of Baltimore, another embarrassment for a swimmer who came out of retirement this year with his sights...

  • Coaches use large network to watch for injury

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    The sideline is often the worst place to watch a football game. Even for the head coach standing front and center, getting a good look at what is happening on the field can be difficult. Behind the coach can be 100 players and dozens of assistants and staffers packed into an area 50...

  • Top 3 remain the same in AP Pro32 rankings

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — There was no change in the top three spots in the latest AP Pro32 power rankings. That's hardly a surprise since the Seattle Seahawks, Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos all had byes last week. Seattle again had nine first-place votes from the 12-member media panel...

  • Vikings secondary improving, but Rodgers on deck

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes is coming off the best game of his brief career. Good timing. Aaron Rodgers is next. Rhodes had five tackles and a career-high four pass breakups against Atlanta's dangerous offense on Sunday, showing why he was...

  • LaMichael James agrees to terms with Dolphins

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Running back and kick returner LaMichael James agreed to terms with the Miami Dolphins to join their practice squad. The deal Tuesday came after James was released Sept. 8 by the San Francisco 49ers, who took him in the second round of the 2012 draft. The Dolphins...

  • Braves hitting coach quits after dismal season

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Greg Walker has quit as hitting coach of the Atlanta Braves. The move announced Tuesday was not a surprise. Walker's job was in jeopardy after the Braves struggled all season offensively, especially in the final month of the season while losing 18 of 25 games to fall...

  • Horford back but playing it safe in training camp

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Al Horford stood on the sideline during the first day of training camp Tuesday, tugging anxiously at his No. 15 jersey while his teammates went through a five-on-five drill. The Atlanta Hawks center can't wait to mix it up again. Not yet, though. The Hawks are...

  • Dodgers using down time to heal up for playoffs

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers are heading into the postseason healthier than they were a year ago, and they hope it holds up. The NL West champions have some question marks on their roster, most notably involving 14-game winner Hyun-Jin Ryu and second baseman Dee Gordon. They're...

  • Angels' Hamilton says he's OK for playoffs

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Josh Hamilton says he's feeling better and is ready for the playoffs this week. The former AL MVP has missed 21 of the Angels' last 22 games because of shoulder and other upper-body injuries. Hamilton worked out Tuesday, and said he's...

  • Mariners to be aggressive adding bats in offseason

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — After narrowly missing the postseason, the Seattle Mariners will spend the offseason aggressively trying to add offense to their lineup. And general manager Jack Zduriencik said Tuesday the club is ready to raise payroll to find the offense that will help end the...

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