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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer is shown during a press conference in San Francisco. Major League Baseball has suspended San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer without pay until July 1 in response to a video released earlier this month showing him in a physical altercation with his wife. Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday, March 26, 2019, that Baer's conduct on the video was "unacceptable" and warranted discipline. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
March 26, 2019 - 8:01 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Major League Baseball suspended San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer without pay through July 1 after a video showed him in a physical altercation with his wife. Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday his office conducted an investigation of the events shown on a...
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Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic, on ground, was injured and left the court on a stretcher as the Blazers beat the Brooklyn Nets in double overtime, 148-144, during an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, March 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Randy L. Rasmussen)
March 26, 2019 - 7:21 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — They had just clinched a playoff spot, though there were no cheers or celebrations from the Portland Trail Blazers. Instead, just silence and prayers for Jusuf Nurkic. The gruesome injury suffered by their center overshadowed everything else Monday night. "Devastating,"...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2019, file photo, San Diego Padres pitcher Chris Paddack throws against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a spring training baseball game, in Mesa, Ariz. The 23-year-old Paddack, a promising right-hander, will be part of San Diego’s rotation when the regular season begins. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
March 26, 2019 - 5:55 am
SEATTLE (AP) — When manager Andy Green walked to the mound on Monday night, the plan was set in motion. He congratulated Chris Paddack on finishing off his brilliant spring training with the San Diego Padres by throwing 2 2/3 shutout innings against the Seattle Mariners. Green then turned to Eric...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Steven Souza Jr. lies on the field after getting injured while scoring against the Chicago White Sox in the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Monday, March 25, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 26, 2019 - 3:07 am
With opening day just around the corner, the list of notable players who are going to be absent keeps growing. World Series MVP Steve Pearce will start the season on the injured list for the Boston Red Sox, and Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Steven Souza Jr. went down with a knee injury Monday...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Steven Souza Jr. lies on the field after getting injured while scoring against the Chicago White Sox in the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Monday, March 25, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 25, 2019 - 11:04 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder Steven Souza Jr. injured his left knee when he slipped on home plate while scoring a run during an exhibition game against the Chicago White Sox. Souza's plastic cleats skidded across the plate as he scored from second base in the fourth inning...
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Los Angeles Kings' Drew Doughty, left, sends Calgary Flames' Derek Ryan flying during second-period NHL hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Monday, March 25, 2019. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 25, 2019 - 9:52 pm
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The team in last place in the West tripped up the conference leaders Monday night. Backup goaltender Jack Campbell made 42 saves in his second shutout of the season as the Los Angeles Kings beat the conference-leading Calgary Flames 3-0. Jonny Brodzinski and defenseman Derek...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) is fouled as he collides with Orlando Magic's Khem Birch while going up to shoot during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 25, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
March 25, 2019 - 7:27 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A little desperation went a long way for the Orlando Magic. The Magic shut down the Philadelphia 76ers in the second half of a 119-98 victory on Monday night that moved them within a half-game of eighth place in the Eastern Conference. "They were desperate. They played like it...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, celebrates after defeating Filip Krajinovic, of Serbia, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Monday, March 25, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 25, 2019 - 3:08 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Roger Federer finished with a flurry of aces and advanced to the fourth round of the Miami Open by beating Filip Krajinovic 7-5, 6-3 Monday. In the final game, Federer smacked aces on the first three points. An ace on the next point was overturned by a replay review, and...
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March 25, 2019 - 12:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed the reigning NHL champion Washington Capitals to the Oval Office at the White House on Monday to congratulate them for winning the Stanley Cup in June. Trump said it was an honor to have the team there because he's a hockey fan and a Capitals fan...
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Duke's Zion Williamson, center, celebrates the team's 77-76 win over Central Florida in a second-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Columbia, S.C., Sunday, March 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
March 25, 2019 - 11:24 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The path to the Final Four will not be easy for Zion Williamson, Luke Maye, De'Andre Hunter and the other top-seeded stars in the NCAA Tournament. For the first time in a decade, the remaining tournament field entering the Sweet 16 looks a lot like the one set on Selection...
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