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Royals pitcher Guthrie had eventful offseason

Jeremy Guthrie toured Spain with catcher Salvador Perez and climbed China's Great Wall before reporting to the Kansas City Royals camp.

Ellis ready to compete at second base with Cardinals

The 11-year veteran arrived at Roger Dean Stadium on Monday — the date for Cardinals position players to report. On Tuesday, he'll jump into what manager Mike Matheny emphatically declared to be an open competition at second base with rookie Kolten Wong.

Former Dolphins lineman Andrew McDonald identified as 'Player A' in Richie Incognito report

A former Miami Dolphins lineman identified as one of the targets of harassment in the racially charged bullying scandal, has no has no problem with the team, his agent said in a statement Saturday.

Inquiry says Incognito, 2 others harassed Martin

An investigation into the racially charged Miami Dolphins bullying scandal detailed widespread harassment in the team's locker room that extended beyond the two players at the center of the probe.

Yankees' Derek Jeter prepares for MLB swan song

The most adored player on baseball's most prominent team, the New York Yankees' Derek Jeter figures to be the recipient of an ever-heightened level of adulation during the next 7½ months.

Missouri volleyball's Lisa Henning and Molly Kreklow face uncertain future

Missouri volleyball had a historic 2013 season, led by seniors Lisa Henning and Molly Kreklow. The two stars now face the uncertain world of post-collegiate volleyball.

Redefining manhood: Michael Sam's announcement challenges traditional masculine narratives

The rise of feminism, gay-rights activism and metrosexuals question traditional masculinity structures. Now, defensive back Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay challenges manhood in the professional sports arena.

Jack Clark retracts comments about Albert Pujols

Former St Louis Cardinals player Jack Clark retracted comments he made last August alleging former Cardinals star Albert Pujols of steroid use.

Kansas City Royals and relief pitcher Greg Holland haven't reached contract agreement

Shut-down closers tend to come with risk. Most of them are hard-throwing — Holland certainly qualifies — and prone to injury.

Adam Silver, new NBA commissioner, ready to start new era

Silver will soon deliver his first state of the league press conference as commissioner, a chance to tell a worldwide viewing audience how he plans to make the NBA bigger and better.

T.J. Oshie, Vladimir Tarasenko lift Blues past Jets

St. Louis prevails in its fourth consecutive overtime game.

Chiefs, Dunta Robinson go separate ways

The decision was made because Robinson suffered nagging injuries and the cash-strapped Chiefs would save more than $3 million. The Chiefs signed CFL wide receiver Weston Dressler on Friday.

Rodriguez accepts season-long suspension

The historic suspension is the longest penalty ever issued related to performance-enhancing drugs.

Controversy over call records key in Aaron Hernandez trial

A judge said prosecutors did not make a sufficient case for her to order the release of Hernandez's jailhouse phone recordings.

NFL awards Thursday contract to CBS

The NFL has decided to shift eight of its Thursday night games to a broadcast network this fall, and announced Wednesday that CBS had won the bid to showcase more of television's hottest property.

Pacquiao, Bradley both seek redemption in rematch

Nearly two years have passed since Timothy Bradley upset Manny Pacquiao in a hotly disputed split decision. Now with an April 12 rematch confirmed, one fighter seeks to prove that the first fight was an aberration while the other hopes to prove otherwise.

Aaron Hernandez associate held on $1 million bond in Conn. gunfire incident

Alexander Bradley, an associate of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, was arrested on charges that he opened fire outside a Connecticut nightclub after an assailant shot him in the leg.

Seahawks ready to start work on next year's defense

Less than 12 hours after winning the Super Bowl, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll already was talking about getting started on next season.

Another ratings record for Super Bowl

For the fourth time in five years, the Super Bowl has set a record for the most-watched television event in U.S. history, drawing 111.5 million viewers even though the Seattle Seahawks' 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos wasn't really competitive.

Mistakes, miscalculations doom Denver's chances

After a safety 12 seconds in, the Broncos trailed and never recovered on their way to a humbling 43-8 blowout by the swarming Seahawks, a remarkable rout of the highest-scoring team in NFL history.

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