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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2002, file photo, San Francisco Giants' J.T. Snow, left, drags 3-year-old Darren Baker, son of then-Giants manager Dusty Baker, away from home plate and the path of oncoming baserunner David Bell, after Snow scored in the seventh inning of Game 5 of baseball's World Series in San Francisco. Darren Baker got scooped up by his father's team again. The son of Washington manager Dusty Baker was drafted by the Nationals in the 27th round of the Major League Baseball draft Wednesday, June 14--15 years after he first headlines on the baseball diamond. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
June 14, 2017 - 7:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Darren Baker got scooped up by dad's team again. The son of Washington manager Dusty Baker was drafted by the Nationals in the 27th round of the Major League Baseball draft Wednesday — 15 years after he first made headlines on the baseball diamond. The younger Baker, now an 18-year-...
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Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers (90) listens to assistant defensive line coach Sam Mills III during the NFL football team's minicamp in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
June 14, 2017 - 4:59 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis scanned the players walking off the practice field on Wednesday and joked, "It feels good not to be the old guy around here anymore." The 34-year-old Davis was the oldest player on Carolina's defense a year ago, but now he's just one of many...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, New York Jets' Matt Forte runs a drill during the NFL football practice in Florham Park, N.J. When some Jets fans suggest the team is tanking the upcoming season, or, should, to get a high draft pick next spring, the veteran running back completely disagrees with the notion. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
June 14, 2017 - 4:51 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Matt Forte remains focused only on winning, no matter what anyone else thinks. So, when some New York Jets fans suggest the team is tanking the upcoming season — or, should — to get a high draft pick next spring, the veteran running back completely disagrees with the...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger throws a rugby ball during warmups NFL football minicamp, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
June 13, 2017 - 7:25 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell skipped the first day of the team's minicamp on Tuesday. Bell is recovering from offseason groin surgery and has yet to sign his one-year tender after the Steelers placed a franchise tag on him in March. Coach Mike Tomlin...
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New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman speaks with members of the media following NFL football practice, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
June 13, 2017 - 5:10 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Julian Edelman is a step closer toward playing his entire NFL career with the New England Patriots. The 31-year-old receiver confirmed Tuesday that he has signed a contract extension that runs through the 2019 season. Edelman was one of the heroes of New England's historic...
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New York Giants' Odell Beckham, Jr. talks to reporters after NFL football practice in East Rutherford, N.J., Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 13, 2017 - 4:40 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. says his decision to skip voluntary workouts had nothing to do with his contract. The New York Giants star receiver simply wanted to train on his own, reflect on life and take time to "grow and mature." The three-time Pro Bowl receiver joined teammates...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre, left, has heated words with assistant coach Joe Tumpkin during an NCAA college football game against Oregon, in Boulder, Colo. Three University of Colorado officials, including its chancellor and football coach, have been disciplined for their handling of domestic violence allegations against Tumpkin. Chancellor Phil DiStefano will serve a 10-day suspension and athletic director Rich George and football coach Mike MacIntyre will each have to make $100,000 donations to domestic violence awareness. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
June 13, 2017 - 11:43 am
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Three University of Colorado officials, including its chancellor and football coach, have been disciplined for their handling of domestic violence allegations against a former assistant football coach. Chancellor Phil DiStefano will serve a 10-day suspension and athletic...
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June 12, 2017 - 7:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The 1-1 draw between the United States and Mexico on Sunday night drew the most viewers in the U.S. for any soccer match this year. Univision attracted an average of 4.5 million viewers for the World Cup qualifier from Mexico City. The Spanish-language network beat FS1's viewership...
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This Dec. 18, 2016 photo shows Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (19) warming up before an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Kansas City, Mo. Maclin has signed a two-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, who spent much of the offseason looking for a deep threat. After being cut by Kansas City last month, he visited Buffalo and Baltimore last week. He ultimately chose the Ravens, who announced the signing on Monday, June 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
June 12, 2017 - 4:39 pm
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Receiver Jeremy Maclin has signed a two-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, who spent much of the offseason looking for a deep threat. After being cut by Kansas City earlier this month, Maclin visited Buffalo and Baltimore last week. He chose the Ravens, who announced...
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President Donald Trump holds up a jersey given to by head coach Dabo Swinney as he welcomes the 2016 NCAA Football National Champions Clemson University Tigers, Monday, June 12, 2017, during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 12, 2017 - 3:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is honoring Clemson University's NCAA champion football team, calling its victory a title "for the ages." The Clemson Tigers won the national championship in January with a thrilling 35-31 victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide. Trump says it was one of the...
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