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  • Angels get second baseman Giavotella from Royals

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have acquired second baseman Johnny Giavotella from the Kansas City Royals for minor league pitcher Brian Broderick. The clubs announced the deal Friday. Giavotella was designated for assignment by the Royals on Thursday after spending...

  • RHP Porcello recalls getting tossed at Fenway Park

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Rick Porcello didn't hesitate when asked to recall memories of pitching in Fenway Park. In his rookie season, he hit Boston's Kevin Youkilis in the back with the first pitch of the second inning. "There it is," said Porcello, smiling about the question. "Getting thrown...

  • Browns' Thomas accused of environmental violations

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin officials have accused Cleveland Browns lineman Joe Thomas of committing nearly a dozen environmental violations on his hunting land west of Madison. The state Department of Natural Resources sent the former Wisconsin Badgers standout and seven-time Pro...

  • Browns cornerback Joe Haden practices, could play

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns star cornerback Joe Haden returned to practice and is questionable for Sunday's game against Carolina. Haden injured his right shoulder last week when he fell hard while trying to make an interception in a loss to Cincinnati. He didn't practice two days this...

  • Rays promote Foley to bench coach

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tom Foley has been promoted to bench coach for the Tampa Bay Rays, who have also added Rocco Baldelli and Charlie Montoyo to the staff of first-year manager Kevin Cash. The team said Friday that former first base coach George Hendrick accepted a job as...

  • New Orleans Bowl Capsule

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    Nevada (7-5, 4-4 Mountain West) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4, 7-1 Sun Belt), 11 a.m. ET (ESPN). Line: Louisiana-Lafayette by 1. Series Record: Nevada leads 1-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE Nevada seeks its first bowl victory since the 2010 season, when Colin Kaepernick was quarterback. A bowl...

  • Coach: 'Very confident' Newton starts vs. Browns

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he's awaiting final clearance from team physicians before officially naming Cam Newton the starter for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns. That clearance is expected to come Saturday. "Right now, everything is pointing in...

  • Bills RB Spiller activated

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have activated running back C.J. Spiller from injured reserve. Spiller returned to the active roster Friday after missing the last eight weeks due to a broken collarbone. He suffered the injury against Minnesota in Week 7. Buffalo had until...

  • Vikings VP helps in fighting cancer

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    A Minnesota Vikings vice president and his wife have donated $1 million to children's cancer care. Kevin Warren, who handles legal affairs for the team, and wife Greta, have donated the money to the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital to establish "Carolyn's Comforts."...

  • Friday faceoff: Are you happy with the college football playoffs?

    Scott Kaniewski and Kate Shefte, The Gazette
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    The Gazette's Kate Shefte and Scott Kaniewski square off over the question: "Are you happy with the college football playoffs?"

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