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Manfred: Slow market may be ‘much ado about nothing’

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Hours after Manny Machado agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with San Diego, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the slow free-agent market is “a little much ado about...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin locks up World Cup slalom title

STOCKHOLM – Mikaela Shiffrin wrapped up the season-long slalom World Cup title Tuesday, three days after winning her record fourth consecutive world title in the discipline. And she matched yet...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sports’ future in balance as Caster Semenya-IAAF showdown opens

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The longtime standoff between Olympic champion Caster Semenya and track and field’s governing body over issues of gender, hormones and performance in sports reached a...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Giants manager Bruce Bochy to retire after this season

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Bruce Bochy has always managed with his gut. Those same instincts told him it’s nearly time to retire. Bochy announced Monday this will be his last season managing the San...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies moving All-Star Charlie Blackmon to right field

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – It may not seem right, but Charlie Blackmon will be in right field for Colorado this season. Blackmon, a four-time All-Star who has anchored center field for the Rockies since...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Giannis in NBA All-Star Game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – LeBron James was trading lob passes with Dwyane Wade again, one last time. Catching lobs from Kyrie Irving once again, too. And after making a stepback 3-pointer late, he stared...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Denny Hamlin gets 2nd Daytona 500 win in 4 years

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Denny Hamlin came to the Daytona 500 determined to honor his late car owner with a victory. He delivered with a storybook tribute for Joe Gibbs Racing. Hamlin won NASCAR’s...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin proves doubters wrong at world championships

ARE, Sweden – Maybe Alpine skiing won’t be so lost without Lindsey Vonn and Aksel Lund Svindal after all. One week after Vonn and Svindal retired by claiming medals in their final races, Mikaela...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Marcel Hirscher skis to slalom gold at worlds

ARE, Sweden – A proud and storied Alpine skiing nation, Austria headed into the final event of the world championships in danger of finishing without a gold medal for the first time in a...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

At All-Star Game, Anthony Davis finds himself in spotlight

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Anthony Davis isn’t completely sure if he’s going to play in Sunday’s All-Star game. He doesn’t know how much the New Orleans Pelicans will have him play the rest of this season....

DATE: Feb. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Michael Annett wins Xfinity Series opener at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Michael Annett stretched the Speedweeks streak of first-time winners to three with a victory Saturday in the Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway....

DATE: Feb. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin fights off lung infection to capture slalom title at world championships

ARE, Sweden – Mikaela Shiffrin couldn’t breathe. She felt like she was suffocating. She had no energy, and self-doubt had set in. Then came some words of encouragement from her coaches: “The...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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