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  • AP sources: Peavy, Giants agree to 2-year deal

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When Jake Peavy joined the San Francisco Giants midseason, he brought an energy to the mound that added a new dimension to their rotation. Now, the Giants are keeping a key member of their World Series championship team, bringing back Peavy with hopes of another...

  • Rondo wants another title run in move to Dallas

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) — Rajon Rondo wants another ring and another parade and knew it probably wasn't happening anytime soon with the rebuilding Celtics. When he was on his way to Dallas with Mavericks owner Mark Cuban as the centerpiece of a five-player trade, championship talk dominated the...

  • APNewsBreak: Dodgers end Yanks' payroll streak, owe most tax

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have ended the New York Yankees' 15-year streak as Major League Baseball's biggest spenders and owe more than $26.6 million in luxury tax. The Dodgers finished with a record payroll of $257,283,410, according to final calculations made by Major...

  • Things to know about Friday's baseball news

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — There was a flurry of news around Major League Baseball on Friday as teams worked to retool before the holiday break. Here are some things to know about all the player moves and other changes: ___ SAN DIEGO PADRES New general manager A.J. Preller and the...

  • New video shows Rice and fiancee in aftermath of punch

    Published: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A newly released video shows Ray Rice's then-fiancee crying and kissing him while they are both handcuffed and being taken to jail after Rice punched her in a casino elevator. The video was obtained by ABC News through a public records request filed with the...

  • Vikings rookie Barr to have minor knee surgery

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr will have minor surgery on his knee to address an injury that has kept him out of the last two games. Coach Mike Zimmer said Friday that Barr won't play again this season. The first-round draft pick from UCLA was an...

  • Twins tab Mike Quade for Triple-A manager job

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have hired former Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade to run their top farm team. The Twins announced their 2015 minor league staff assignments Friday, with Quade joining the organization for the first time. He'll be the manager at Triple-A...

  • Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that...

  • UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850 M for oil spill

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution Friday asking Israel to pay Lebanon over $850 million in damages for an oil spill caused by an Israeli air force attack on oil storage tanks during its war with Hezbollah in July 2006. The assembly...

  • Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 4 deaths

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states. Caramel apples are most popular around Halloween, and the outbreak started just before then, in...

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