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June 27, 2017 - 11:59 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — New Indiana coach Archie Miller will make $24 million under his seven-year deal — and potentially even more in bonuses. Miller accepted the job in March, but the athletic department didn't announce details of the contract until Tuesday. He will receive a base salary of $550,000...
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June 27, 2017 - 11:41 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — FIFA has published investigator Michael Garcia's report into bidding for the soccer World Cups of 2018 and 2022 won by Russia and Qatar, ending 2-1/2 years of speculation about its contents. FIFA released the 430-page dossier which confirms that several countries bidding to...
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Washington Nationals relief pitcher Joe Blanton, right, is pulled from the game by manager Dusty Baker (12) during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
June 27, 2017 - 2:17 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ CAN HE HELP? The NL East-leading Washington Nationals were angling to add Francisco Rodriguez to their biggest trouble spot — the bullpen. The Nats have seen a lot of late leads get away this season and hope the 35-year-old reliever can...
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Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
June 27, 2017 - 1:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ricky Nolasco pitched into the seventh inning to pick up his first win in almost exactly two months, Yunel Escobar drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Angels snapped the Dodgers' 10-game winning streak, 4-0 on Monday night. Nolasco (3-9) gave up five hits while striking out...
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Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
June 27, 2017 - 1:28 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ricky Nolasco pitched into the seventh inning to pick up his first win in almost exactly two months, Yunel Escobar drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Angels snapped the Dodgers' 10-game winning streak, 4-0 on Monday night. Nolasco (3-9) gave up five hits while striking out...
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Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, Best Style & Game Winner Award winner, Russell Westbrook, poses in the press room at the 2017 NBA Awards at Basketball City at Pier 36 on Monday, June 26, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 27, 2017 - 1:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA. Westbrook was voted MVP on Monday night after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles during his historic season. He led the league with 31.6 points and added 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists...
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Iowa Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber talks to reporters before a Triple-A baseball game against the New Orleans Baby Cakes, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 27, 2017 - 1:10 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Slumping slugger Kyle Schwarber said Monday that he's not surprised the Chicago Cubs demoted him, saying "the numbers spoke for themselves." Schwarber's October return following a knee injury helped fuel Chicago's first World Series title in 108 years, but he was sent down...
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Washington Nationals relief pitcher Joe Blanton, right, is pulled from the game by manager Dusty Baker (12) during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
June 27, 2017 - 1:07 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors Tuesday: ___ CAN HE HELP? The NL East-leading Washington Nationals were angling to add Francisco Rodriguez to their biggest trouble spot — the bullpen. The Nats have seen a lot of late leads get away this season and hope the 35-year-old reliever can...
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Washington Nationals Wilmer Difo, bottom, slides home on a wild pitch against Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Wade Davis (71) during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Washington. Diff scored on the play. The Cubs won 5-4. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
June 27, 2017 - 12:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a nail-biting victory over the NL East leading Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon still cringed to consider what could've happened. He almost found out after the Nationals scored four runs in the ninth before Wade Davis struck out big league batting leader...
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Cleveland Indians' Edwin Encarnacion, left, and Carlos Santana celebrate after both score on Lonnie Chisenhall's two-run single in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
June 27, 2017 - 12:35 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians trailed by seven runs and were without manager Terry Francona by the fourth inning Monday night. Coming off a disheartening sweep to a division rival, Cleveland badly need a few runs. They got them, and then they kept on going. Francisco Lindor, Lonnie Chisenhall and...
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