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FILE - In this July 28, 2013, file photo, Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan speaks during ceremonies in Cooperstown, N.Y. Joe Morgan is urging voters to keep "known steroid users" out of Cooperstown. A day after the Hall revealed its 33-man ballot for the 2018 class, the 74-year-old Morgan argued against the inclusion of players implicated during baseball's steroid era in a letter to voters with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. The letter was sent Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, using a Hall email address. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
November 21, 2017 - 2:45 pm
Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan is urging voters to keep "known steroid users" out of Cooperstown. A day after the Hall revealed its 33-man ballot for the 2018 class, the 74-year-old Morgan argued against the inclusion of players implicated during baseball's steroid era in a letter to voters...
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November 21, 2017 - 11:09 am
T25-TRUMP-UCLA PLAYERS WASHINGTON (AP) — Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball isn't backing down from his questioning the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing the release of his son and two other UCLA basketball players from custody in China after they allegedly shoplifted. In...
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November 21, 2017 - 8:49 am
NFL-FALCONS/SEAHAWKS Falcons hold off Seahawks SEATTLE (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons gave their playoffs chances a big boost while damaging the Seattle Seahawks' shot at a postseason appearance. Matt Ryan threw for two touchdowns and Adrian Clayborn returned a fumble 10 yards for a score to help the...
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November 21, 2017 - 2:51 am
PRO FOOTBALL DALLAS (AP) — Former NFL receiver Terry Glenn, who caught Tom Brady's first touchdown pass with the New England Patriots in 2001, died following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancée slightly hurt, officials said. He was 43. Glenn died shortly before...
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November 21, 2017 - 1:25 am
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Selected the contracts of LHP Jalen Beeks and RHP Chandler Shepherd from Pawtucket (IL) and RHP pitcher Ty Buttrey from Portland (EL). CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Selected the contracts of INF Casey Gillaspie from Charlotte (IL), OF Eloy Jimenez from Birmingham (SL...
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November 20, 2017 - 11:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers have traded pitcher Josh Ravin to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for cash considerations. Los Angeles designated the 29-year-old right-hander for assignment earlier Monday. Ravin was 0-1 with a save and a 6.48 ERA in 14 relief appearances for the Dodgers last season...
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November 20, 2017 - 8:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A rare jersey from Jackie Robinson's historic rookie season with the Brooklyn Dodgers 70 years ago has sold for $2.05 million at auction. The jersey, part of a Heroes of Sports offering by Heritage Auctions, was accompanied by a letter from Robinson's widow, Rachel, saying it is the...
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November 20, 2017 - 8:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Major League Baseball Players Association has extended its deadline by a day to 8 p.m. EST Tuesday for an agreement on a new posting system between the Major League Baseball and its Japanese counterpart, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Ohtani to be put up...
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FILE - Top row from left are file photos showing St. Louis Cardinals' Chris Carpenter in 2012; Tampa Bay Rays' Johnny Damon in 2011; Atlanta Braves' Andruw Jones in 2007; Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones in 2012, Houston Astros' Carlos Lee in 2012 and Colorado Rockies' Jamie Moyer in 2012. Bottom row from left are file photos showing Seattle Mariners' Kevin Millwood in 2012; New York Mets' Johan Santana in 2013; Cleveland Indians' Jim Thome in 2002; Cleveland Indians' Omar Vizquel in 2000 and Chicago Cubs' Carlos Zambrano in 2011. Chipper Jones, Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel are among 19 first-time candidates on the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot for baseball's Hall of Fame, joined by Johan Santana and Chris Carpenter. Jamie Moyer, Andruw Jones, Carlos Lee, Kevin Millwood, Carlos Zambrano and Johnny Damon also are among the newcomers to the 33-man ballot announced Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/File)
November 20, 2017 - 8:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipper Jones, Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel are among 19 first-time candidates on the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot for baseball's Hall of Fame. They are joined by Johan Santana and Chris Carpenter. Also among the newcomers to the 33-man ballot announced Monday are...
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