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MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says the Miami Marlins have told Major League Baseball they intend to sign an agreement to sell the team to a group that includes former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter. Jeter would a limited partner in the group led by venture capitalist...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn football coach Randy Edsall says there will be some similarities, but also some major differences between this year’s Huskies and the teams he coached during his first 11-year stint at the school. The 58-year-old takes back a program that has gone 24-49 since he left...
PARIS (AP) — Neymar is expected to make his long-awaited debut with Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday in the small Brittany town of Guingamp after French football authorities finally received the Brazil star’s international transfer certificate (ITC). The French football federation said on Friday it...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alberto Riveron sounds genuinely excited about the NFL’s decision to use Microsoft Surface tablets for referees to watch replay. That procedure began in earnest with last week’s Hall of Fame game between Dallas and Arizona. The technology worked like a charm, with the one coach’s...
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Armed with her Canon 1DX Mark II camera, Liz Kreutz felt like her heart was in her throat as Jimmie Johnson inched the Chevy Suburban toward the Homestead track wall as if he was racing for the championship. Kreutz’s nerves heightened as Johnson took the photographer for a...
DETROIT (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Thursday he’s proud of his accomplishments after Kevin Harvick suggested NASCAR’s growth has been hindered because Earnhardt hasn’t won enough. “I put a lot into this sport, and I know that I might not have met everyone’s expectations, but I certainly...
(AP) — Former Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins turned down offers to work in the NHL this season so he could be behind the bench for Canada at the Winter Olympics. Tony Granato gets to keep his day job at the University of Wisconsin and still coach the United States. Six months from the...
 Suffolk County police work on the athletic field at Sachem High School East in Farmingville, N.Y., where a teenage football player was fatally injured during a drill earlier in the morning on Thursday. Police say Joshua Mileto, 16, was participating in a pre-season drill with a group of high school football players, carrying a large log overhead for a workout, when the wood fell on his head. James Carbone/Newsday via AP
FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A high school football player lifting a large log with teammates as part of a Navy SEALs-style drill was hit in the head by the log and died Thursday, raising questions about adapting such military training to young athletes. Joshua Mileto, a 16-year-old Sachem East...
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was suspended for six games Friday for violating the league’s personal-conduct policy. The ruling comes after a year-long investigation into reports that involved Elliott in domestic violence accusations. Elliott, 22, denied the allegations. He has...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coaches and players remember where they were when they heard the news that Harold Landry would return for his senior season, as if it were the moon landing or the verdict in a major trial. Defensive coordinator Jim Reid still has the Twitter message. Fellow defensive...

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