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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos, front right, walks off the pitch by Real Madrid's head coach Zinedine Zidane, front left, during the Champions League, round of 16, first leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
February 27, 2020 - 6:35 am
MADRID (AP) — In Real Madrid's first 34 matches this season, the team lost only three times. In the last three games, however, Madrid was beaten twice and held to a home draw — the club's worst run of the season and coming just before Sunday's “clásico” against Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabéu...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2018, file photo, Major League baseball umpire Kerwin Danley (44) is shown during the first inning of a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Miami Marlins in Phoenix. Danley became the first African-American umpire crew chief in Major League Baseball during a series of retirements, promotions and additions announced Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
February 27, 2020 - 2:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has appointed its first African American umpire crew chief, promoting Kerwin Danley to the position this week, The Associated Press has learned. A person familiar with the move spoke to the AP on Wednesday night on condition of anonymity because the...
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Vegas Golden Knights center Nick Cousins (21) celebrates after scoring against the Edmonton Oilers during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 27, 2020 - 1:25 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Nick Cousins learned the Vegas Golden Knights acquired him from Montreal at the NHL's trade deadline Monday, the first thing he did was check the standings. "In first place, they've had a good team, they're always hard to play against and I'm just excited to contribute any way...
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Maryland's Jalen Smith (25) shoots in front of Minnesota's Daniel Oturu (25) and Alihan Demir (30) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Minneapolis. Maryland won 74-73. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
February 26, 2020 - 11:06 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Darryl Morsell drained the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left for No. 9 Maryland, capping a comeback from a 16-point halftime deficit to beat Minnesota 74-73 on Wednesday night. Jalen Smith had 16 points and 12 rebounds, including a soaring rebound and slam with 14.5...
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New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton takes batting practice during a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 26, 2020 - 6:52 pm
New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton will likely miss opening day because of a strained right calf, another significant injury for a team that was beset by health problems last season. Manager Aaron Boone said Stanton was hurt near the end of defensive drills on Tuesday. An MRI found a Grade...
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February 26, 2020 - 5:39 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow is set to swing into action for a new team. The New York Mets minor league outfielder and former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback will play for the Philippines next month in the World Baseball Classic. Tebow was born in the Philippines in 1987 when his...
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FILE- In an undated photo provided by the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan, Andy Hrovat is shown. The Olympic wrestler says a University of Michigan doctor touched him inappropriately during medical exams at the school and made the behavior seem normal. Hrovat tells The Associated Press that the physician's reputation for such conduct was well known among his teammates in the 1990s. He is the first athlete to make public accusations against the late Dr. Robert E. Anderson, echoing high-profile sexual abuse allegations against doctors at other universities. (Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan via AP)
February 26, 2020 - 5:01 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — An attorney announced Wednesday his firm represents more than a dozen people in the University of Michigan sexual abuse case and will hold a news conference with the whistleblower and two other former wrestlers to share their allegations about the late Dr. Robert E. Anderson...
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Inter Miami CF Managing Owner Jorge Mas is interviewed during the Major League Soccer 25th Season kickoff event in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 26, 2020 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three days ahead of the Major League Soccer's 25th season, owners, executives and players gathered for a day of unbridled optimism and hyperbole. Los Angeles FC lead owner Larry Berg predicted MLS will surpass Major League Baseball in popularity during the next 10 years and Inter...
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2020 file photo St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester skates against the Colorado Avalanche during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Denver. Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench during a break in play in the first period, prompting the Blues and Anaheim Ducks to postpone their game Tuesday night, Feb. 11, 2020. Bouwmeester appeared to be awake and alert as he was being transported out of the arena to a hospital. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, file)
February 26, 2020 - 4:07 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester has been ruled out from returning to play in the regular season or in the playoffs. General manager Doug Armstrong made the announcement on Wednesday. In a news conference at the Enterprise Center, Bouwmeester spoke to reporters for the...
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New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton takes batting practice during a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 26, 2020 - 3:32 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Oft-injured New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton will likely miss opening day because of a strained right calf. Manager Aaron Boone said Stanton was injured near the end of defensive drills on Tuesday. An MRI found a Grade 1 strain. "It will probably put us against it a...
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