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MIAMI (AP) — Barry Bonds might soon be tutoring Giancarlo Stanton, slugger to slugger. Bonds is talking with the Miami Marlins about working for them as a hitting coach, a person familiar with the discussions said Monday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because...
Daily fantasy sports companies are taking different approaches when it comes to deciding what states they'll operate in as their industry faces increased scrutiny. Many, including market leaders DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo, continue to offer their online contests in most states while steering clear of a handful where there's consensus local regulations effectively ban the games. AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File
BOSTON (AP) — Yahoo remains active. CBS has quietly withdrawn. And lesser known daily fantasy sports companies are scaling back. As industry leaders FanDuel and DraftKings fight to protect their lucrative enterprises, other companies offering daily fantasy sports are taking different approaches...
Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson (22) breaks free for the game-winning touchdown against the New England Patriots during overtime of an NFL football game, Sunday, in Denver. The Broncos defeated the Patriots 30-24. AP Photo/Jack Dempsey
DENVER (AP) — Filling in for Peyton Manning. Facing Tom Brady — and a two-touchdown deficit in the fourth quarter. None of it bothered Brock Osweiler. The 25-year-old quarterback making his first career start in Denver felt right at home in the snow globe that was Sports Authority Field on...
SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson threw a career-high five touchdown passes, including two TDs to Doug Baldwin in the final 8:12, and Seattle held on for a wild 39-30 victory over Pittsburgh and Ben Roethlisberger. Wilson threw three touchdowns to Baldwin, including an 80-yard catch-and-run score...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has moved the Dec. 13 game between New England and Houston to prime time. Switched from the Sunday night game to 1 p.m. EST is Seattle at Baltimore. The league routinely switches more attractive Sunday afternoon matches to prime time when the previously scheduled...
Oklahoma moved up to No. 3 behind Clemson and Alabama and the Big Ten placed three teams in the top six of the new Associated Press college football poll. Clemson is No. 1 for the fourth straight week and Alabama is No. 2. The Tigers received 53 first-place votes and the Crimson Tide got the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After 20 years in a Lakers uniform and a lifetime in basketball, Kobe Bryant determined that his aching body and his passion for the game had both grown weaker than his excitement about the future. That’s when Kobe decided he could only wait a few more months to begin his life...
Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier (12) blocks the shot Orlando Magic forward Andrew Nicholson (44) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, in Orlando, Fla. Orlando won, 110-91. AP Photo/Scott Audette
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Victor Oladipo’s pride makes it difficult for him to come off the bench. If he keeps playing like this, though, he might have to get used to the role. Oladipo scored 19 points and had eight rebounds and six assists in his third game as a reserve to help the Orlando Magic...
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have reportedly reached a deal with Jordan Zimmermann that would add the free agent right-hander to a starting rotation they were hoping to upgrade this offseason. The 29-year-old Zimmermann went 13-10 with a 3.66 ERA last season for the Washington Nationals,...
At left, in an Oct. 23, 2014, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning calls a play against the San Diego Chargers during an NFL football game in Denver. At right, in a Sept. 29, 2014, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady points on the line of scrimmage during an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. New England has little time to savor its fourth straight win, a 51-23 pounding of the Chicago Bears. Tom Brady versus Brock Osweiler just doesn't ha
Tom Brady versus Brock Osweiler just doesn’t have the same Hall of Fame ring to it. Still, when Brady leads his undefeated Patriots into Denver on Sunday night, the game will have plenty of significance. And no one should write off the Broncos’ chances, even with the untested Osweiler subbing...

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