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Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2021. There are 349 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 1...

AP source: Phillies agree to $6M, 1-year deal with Bradley

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies and reliever Archie Bradley have agreed on a $6 million, one-year contract, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spo...

Epstein hired as MLB consultant to evaluate rules changes

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox executive Theo Epstein has been hired by Major League Baseball as a consultant for on-field matters and will evaluate possible rule changes. ...

Wednesday's Sports In Brief

NBA NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden is heading to Brooklyn, joining old teammate Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to give the Nets a potent trio featuring some of the NBA’s highest scorers...

AP Exclusive: MLB suspends political donations after DC riot

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is suspending all political contributions in the wake of last week's invasion of the U.S. Capitol by a mob loyal to President Donald Trump, joining a wave of majo...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2021. There are 352 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. ...

Leagues resolve lawsuit over New Jersey sports betting block

A resolution is at hand in a lawsuit over millions of dollars stemming from New Jersey's years-long battle to overturn a federal ban on sports betting. According to a judge's order ...

Red Sox's Smith excited to be MLB's 1st Black female coach

BOSTON (AP) — Bianca Smith has always wanted to work in baseball. And for years she followed a path she hoped might set her up to be a major league general manager. Instead, she’ll s...

Marquette, Bucks react to DA's ruling in Kenosha shooting

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette's men's basketball team wore black uniforms in support of a Black man shot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, by a police officer last summer after it was announced Tuesday no charges w...

Spring training could be delayed for Double-A, Class A

NEW YORK (AP) — Spring training could be delayed for Double-A and Class A players if major leaguers are not vaccinated for the novel coronavirus by the time big league practice is scheduled to start i...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 31, the 366th and final day of 2020. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 31, 2019, the health commis...

Athletes act: Stars rise up against racial injustice in 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As the NBA neared its restart in late July, its players vowed to keep the calls for social justice reform at the forefront in the wake of the police killings of George Floyd and B...

Column: 2020 is perfect for socially distanced Newby Awards

In these scary times, it's hard to pull off an awards show. Thankfully, the Newbys have always been a state of mind, so it shouldn't be a problem to carry on safely in the midst of a...

Mets, Syndergaard agree to $9.7M salary to avoid arbitration

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets and Noah Syndergaard agreed to a $9.7 million, one-year contract Tuesday for next season, when the injured right-hander hopes to return from Tommy John surgery. ...

AP Exclusive: MLB payrolls drop nearly $2.5B in pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball payrolls plunged to $1.75 billion during the pandemic-shortened season from $4.22 billion, and the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers led with $98.6 millio...