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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2017, file photo, Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette takes part in a drill to prepare for the NFL Combine at a workout facility in Centennial, Colo. Two years after the U.S. Defense Department thwarted his plans of going straight from the Air Force Academy to the NFL, Robinette is determined to turn that detour into a dream delayed as he approaches the fulfillment of his two-year commitment of active duty. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
April 05, 2019 - 9:16 pm
DENVER (AP) — Two years after the U.S. Defense Department thwarted his plans of going straight from the Air Force Academy to the NFL, Falcons all-time leading receiver Jalen Robinette is determined to turn that detour into a dream delayed, not dashed. Close to fulfilling his two-year active-duty...
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In this photo taken with a timer Oct. 30, 2018, Jack Labosky, left, and Madi Hiatt pose after purchasing a school bus in Lynchburg, Va. Labosky is a minor league pitcher in the Tampa Bay Rays organization, and he and Hiatt, his girlfriend, plan to live out of the bus during his first full professional season. The couple hopes to save money on rent to help offset Labosky’s meager minor league salary. (Madi Hiatt via AP)
March 23, 2019 - 1:39 pm
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Grueling, late-night road trips are a loathed hallmark of minor league baseball, and most ballplayers can't wait to leave bus life behind. Jack Labosky is traveling in a different lane. A relief pitcher in the Tampa Bay Rays organization, Labosky used his $3,000 signing...
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Phil Mickelson gestures as he waits his turn to tee off on the 13th hole during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 14, 2019 - 4:21 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Phil Mickelson says he might be "more shocked than anyone" to learn that a college consulting company he has used the last three years has been accused of orchestrating a massive bribery scheme. He said he never contributed to William "Rick" Singer's foundation tied...
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March 13, 2019 - 11:15 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The football coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High says he is resigning. Willis May Jr. says he's made the difficult decision to step down after six seasons. May led the Eagles to a 33-26 record, and they went 5-5 under extremely challenging circumstances last season — the...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry gestures from the bench after a teammate's basket against the Charlotte Hornets during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
February 27, 2019 - 3:01 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Stephen Curry would ordinarily be getting off his feet as fast as possible after a morning shootaround practice, saving his legs for the looming game that night. Wednesday, however, wasn't ordinary. Golden State coach Steve Kerr invited some students — including ones from Marjory...
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FILE - This is a July 16, 2017, file photo showing Ghost Ballers' Mike Bibby (10) attempting a shot as Power's Cuttino Mobley defends during the first half of a BIG3 Basketball League game in Philadelphia. Officials in a suburban Phoenix school district say police are investigating sexual abuse and harassment accusations lodged against former NBA player Mike Bibby, who coaches a school basketball team. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz, File)
February 26, 2019 - 4:54 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Police are investigating sexual abuse and harassment accusations made by a teacher against former University of Arizona and NBA player Mike Bibby, according to officials in the suburban Phoenix school district where he had been a high school coach. Paradise Valley Unified School...
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February 25, 2019 - 3:52 pm
GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan high school basketball teams set rivalry aside during their last regular season game so a student team manager with cerebral palsy could fulfill his dream of playing after spending two seasons on the sidelines. Grand Ledge coach Scott Lewis challenged his...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018 file photo, Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann throws against the Chicago Cubs in the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit. Zimmermann and his wife are donating $500,000 to the baseball program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where both were student athletes. The university said Thursday, Jan. 7, 2019, that the gift is the largest of its kind to a Pointers athletic program. The school says the money will help upgrade University Field with a new scoreboard, backstop and batting cages. The field also will be renamed Zimmermann Field. Mandy Zimmermann played softball at UW-Stevens Point. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
February 07, 2019 - 4:02 pm
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) — Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann and his wife are donating $500,000 to the baseball program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where both were student athletes. The university said Thursday that the donation from Zimmermann and his wife, Mandy, marks...
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January 30, 2019 - 10:17 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two black high school baseball players are suing a Florida school district after they say coaches and administrators did nothing when they were subjected to racial taunts and hazing. The Tampa Bay Times reports 18-year-old Jay King and 17-year-old Judah Norwood sued the...
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January 29, 2019 - 12:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees are going green, hiring an environmental science adviser. The team said Tuesday that Allen Hershkowitz will focus on energy use, waste management, water conservation and food services at Yankee Stadium. Hershkowitz has a Ph.D. in political economics,...
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