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Longtime Steelers GM Kevin Colbert stepping down after draft

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger isn't the only one with longtime ties to the Pittsburgh Steelers who is stepping away. General manager Kevin Colbert, who has spent more than two...

Legislative Yuan passes Taiwan central government budget on eve of LNY holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan approved the NT$2.27 trillion (US$81.83 billion) central government budget for 2022 on Friday (Jan. 28), the eve of the Lunar New Year holiday. Acc...

Vikes GM: Wall Street to NFL is 'different canvas, same art'

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Kwesi Adofo-Mensah spent his first eight years out of Princeton on Wall Street, working as a commodities trader and a portfolio manager. Crossing the country to c...

AP source: Kane joining Oilers after being cleared by NHL

The NHL has cleared Evander Kane after an investigation into his cross-border travel during the holiday break, paving the way for him to join the Edmonton Oilers. A person with knowl...

North Carolina chosen for supersonic passenger jet plant

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Colorado-based aviation company announced Wednesday that it has chosen a North Carolina airport as the manufacturing site for next-generation supersonic passenger jets. If succe...

Mack out as Louisville hoops coach, Pegues named interim

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chris Mack is out as Louisville men’s basketball coach. Mack and the school agreed to part ways and assistant Mike Pegues has been named interim coach for the ...

Sabres' Dell suspended 3 games, thinning team's goalie ranks

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres’ injury-depleted goalie ranks were thinned further on Wednesday after the NHL issued Aaron Dell a three-game suspension for body-checking Ottawa forward Drake B...

Bills GM Beane sees progress, plans to make it continue

Brandon Beane just can't watch. With the sting of his team’s crushing playoff exit still fresh in his mind, Buffalo general manager Beane has been unable to muster the strength to re...

Unlucky 13: Flyers stumble in franchise-worst losing streak

VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) — The stirring “Rocky” soundtrack cranked full blast inside the Flyers’ training complex seemed a strange dichotomy for a fallen franchise mired in the longest losing streak of its...

AP source: Vikings hire Browns' Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as GM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have hired Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their general manager, according to a person with knowledge of the process, taking an innovative turn by bringing in an analyt...

European business invested €53 billion in Taiwan during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) on Tuesday (Jan. 25) pointed out that European companies have invested €53 billion (NT$1.66 trillion) in Taiwan during ...

Browns executive Adofo-Mensah is favorite for Vikings GM job

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kwesi Adofo-Mensah, the vice president of football operations for Cleveland, has emerged as the front-runner for the Minnesota Vikings' general manager job. Adofo-...

MLB drops arbitration cuts after union holds on free agents

Major League Baseball withdrew its plan for more limited salary arbitration on Tuesday, a day after the union withdrew its demand for greater free agent eligibility. In the second st...

Monday's Sports In Brief

BASEBALL NEW YOK (AP) — Locked-out Major League Baseball players removed the first of three major obstacles to a labor contract, withdrawing their proposal for more liberalized free ...

MLB players withdraw free agency shift as labor talks resume

NEW YORK (AP) — Locked-out Major League Baseball players removed the first of three major obstacles to a labor contract, withdrawing their proposal for more liberalized free agency when the sides met ...