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In this image taken Sept. 17, 20, 2017, and provided by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, Ted Leonsis, left, chairman and CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, sits with billionaire executive Laurene Powell Jobs during a basketball game in Washington, D.C. Powell Jobs has agreed to buy a 20 percent stake in Ted Leonsis' Monumental Sports & Entertainment., pending approval from the NBA and NHL. Monumental owns the Washington Wizards, Capitals, Mystics and the Arena Football League's Washington Valor and Baltimore Brigade. (Barbara Kinney/Monumental Sports & Entertainment via AP)
October 03, 2017 - 8:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire executive Laurene Powell Jobs has agreed to buy a 20 percent stake in Ted Leonsis' Monumental Sports & Entertainment. A spokeswoman for Monumental confirmed to The Associated Press that there is an agreement in place with Powell Jobs pending approval from the NBA...
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October 03, 2017 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey D. Perconte, a former assistant U.S. Attorney in Chicago, has been hired by the Major League Baseball Players Association as an assistant general counsel. The 39-year-old was a baseball tri-captain at Norte Dame in 2000 along with Matt Nussbaum, who joined the union staff in...
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October 03, 2017 - 6:30 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A college basketball referee filed a federal lawsuit against a Kentucky media company on Tuesday, accusing it of creating conditions that led to the harassment of him and his family after he worked an NCAA Tournament game between Kentucky and North Carolina in March. In his suit...
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October 03, 2017 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Football League is continuing a steady decline in audience, with its fourth week of games having the smallest audience on a weekend when some conservatives called for a boycott because some of its players used the national anthem to protest against police treatment of...
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Miami Marlins owner Derek Jeter talks to reporters during a news conference, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Miami. Jeter says he will help develop a winning culture with the Marlins that will emphasize hard work, discipline and no excuses. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
October 03, 2017 - 3:02 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Back in the ballgame, Derek Jeter says he'll learn on the job as he tries to lead the Miami Marlins out of the wilderness. How Jeter expects to get there remains a secret, even after his first public comments about the Marlins since beginning his pursuit of the team nearly a year ago...
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Miami Marlins owner Derek Jeter talks to reporters during a news conference, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Miami. Jeter says he will help develop a winning culture with the Marlins that will emphasize hard work, discipline and no excuses. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
October 03, 2017 - 2:50 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Back in the ballgame, Derek Jeter says he'll learn on the job as he tries to lead the Miami Marlins out of the wilderness. How Jeter expects to get there remains a secret, even after his first public comments about the Marlins since beginning his pursuit of the team nearly a year ago...
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St. Louis Cardinals catcher Carson Kelly sits in the dugout during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
October 03, 2017 - 12:02 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals pitching coach Derek Lilliquist and bullpen coach Blaise Ilsley will not return to the team's coaching staff next season. John Mozeliak, the Cardinals president of baseball operations, says both coaches will not have their contracts renewed following a second...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2014, file photo, hockey pucks bounce off the wall during the warm up session before the USA vs Finland men's bronze medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia. While older generations had no connection to an Olympic tournament that was previously reserved for amateurs, today’s NHL stars spend their whole lives looking forward to competing on that stage. Instead of going to South Korea this winter to play for their countries, players now must reckon with an 82-game season that rolls on without the Olympics while counterparts in the minors, college and Europe take their places. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
October 03, 2017 - 11:47 am
The NHL became entwined with the Olympics before young stars like Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel or Auston Matthews even pulled on a pair of skates. Nagano in 1998 started a string of five consecutive Olympics featuring NHL players, a tradition that became so routine that young players around the...
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The U.S. Team celebrates with the winner's trophy after the final round of the Presidents Cup golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 03, 2017 - 10:43 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods' tournament outside Washington is still talking to potential title sponsors, including Quicken Loans, which did not renew. But it's on the schedule for the new season as The National, and PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan says it's not coming off. "We made the...
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The U.S. Team celebrates with the winner's trophy after the final round of the Presidents Cup golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 03, 2017 - 10:43 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods' tournament outside Washington is still talking to potential title sponsors, including Quicken Loans, which did not renew. But it's on the schedule for the new season as The National, and PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan says it's not coming off. "We made the...
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