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  • Wright and Orioles finalize $1.7 million, 1-year contract

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Reliever Wesley Wright and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized a $1.7 million, one-year contract. The deal, announced Friday, includes a $50,000 performance bonus if the left-hander appears in 60 games. The 29-year-old had a 3.17 ERA in 58 games with the Chicago...

  • Selig to become baseball commissioner emeritus

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bud Selig will be given the title of baseball commissioner emeritus when he retires next month. The 80-year-old Selig has led baseball for 22 1/2 years. He will be succeeded by Rob Manfred, baseball's chief operating officer, on Jan. 25. Selig helped force...

  • Phillies finalize deal sending Jimmy Rollins to Dodgers

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies have finalized their trade of Jimmy Rollins, sending the All-Star shortstop and $1 million to the Los Angeles Dodgers for right-hander Zach Eflin and left-hander Tom Windle. The deal was agreed to last week at the winter meetings and announced Friday,...

  • Western Michigan vs. Air Force Capsule

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Western Michigan (8-4, 6-2 Mid-American) vs. Air Force (9-3, 5-3 Mountain West), 5:45 p.m. ET (ESPN). Line: Air Force by 1. Series Record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE Western Michigan tries to finish off a remarkable turnaround season with its first bowl victory in school...

  • Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

    Associated Press
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    BALTIMORE — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino. Phelps, 29, was arrested on Sept. 30. Documents show he was stopped for speeding and crossing the double...

  • Parity abounds among women's hoops elite

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is sure of two things this season — there's more parity than ever at the top of women's basketball and her Gamecocks likely won't remain No. 1 for long. Staley and the Gamecocks (10-0) are the top-ranked women's team in the land...

  • UCCS supports 'I Can't Breathe' shirts worn by players

    By DAVID RAMSEY david.ramsey@gazette.com -by david ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Three University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball players wore "I Can't Breathe" shirts in pregame warmups Dec. 12 before the Mountain Lions game against Metro-Denver. "I can't breathe," were words spoken by Eric Garner before he died in the grasp of a New York...

  • Best of the season's 39 bowl games

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    The College Football Playoff era is here and as the bowl season starts, it feels a bit like a New Year's three-for-one special: Three big games instead of one. There's still a bit of controversy just like there was in the BCS — ask Baylor and TCU — but most college football fans...

  • Jags' Marks caps 21-13 win over Titans with sack

    Yesterday

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Sen'Derrick Marks slipped by Andy Levitre, grabbed Charlie Whitehurst around the legs and dragged him to the ground. It was the most rewarding sack of Marks' six-year career — literally. Forget that it came against his former team. Forget that it came on the...

  • Shook shakes it off too late in Grizzlies' loss to Pueblo South

    by brent w. new preps@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Mesa Ridge coach Jeff Beatty said it would be unfair to put the whole game in the hands of highly-touted center Kylee Shook. Sometimes he doesn't have a choice though. The 6-foot-4 junior scored 21 of her 23 points in the second half, and had 17 rebounds and five blocks as the...

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