Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria
CHICAGO (AP) -- Right after Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay, the Chicago Cubs were mentioned as a possible landing spot for one of baseball's best managers....
Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason poll
The story seems to be the same every season at Kentucky: Lose star players to the NBA, replace them with another group of one-and-doners, compete for a national championship....
Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigns
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Dave Brandon took over Michigan's athletic department four years ago with so many of the right qualifications: success as a businessman, experience as a university regent - and he'd played football for Bo Schembechler, too....
Orange fever reigns over drizzly Giants' parade
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets for a confetti and rain-soaked parade honoring the World Series champions....
Untapable wins Breeders' Cup Distaff
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Untapable polished off an impressive year with a 1 1/4-length victory Friday in the Breeders' Cup Distaff, with a pregnant Rosie Napravnik becoming the first female jockey to win the $2 million race in its 31-year history....
Wolves give Ricky Rubio 4-year, $56M deal,
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves....
RG3 can't wait to get started again
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- After six-plus games on the sideline, Robert Griffin III is back as the quarterback of the Washington Redskins....
Bronx resident Deba seeks to win NYC Marathon
NEW YORK (AP) -- The last time a New Yorker won the city's namesake marathon, the race didn't even go through the Bronx....
Judge suggests it's OK for Redskins to sue Indians
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- A federal judge seems to think Native Americans offended by the Washington Redskins team name are properly being sued by the NFL franchise....
Column: Seminoles a team everyone loves to hate
Admit it. You're rooting against Florida State....
Anonymous White House criticism of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that drew condemnation in Israel is roiling Washington politics, putting the Obama Administration on the defensive and prompting Congressional demands for President Barack Obama to repudiate the remarks. Meanwhile Secretary of State John Kerry condemned the inappropriate comment and went on to express his frustration with a pattern of leaks coming out of the administration with regards to Israel, a problem many have said has contributed to increased tensions between the two allies.
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