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Cody Bellinger is returning to the Cubs on an $80 million, 3-year contract, AP source says

Feb. 25, 2024 10:32 AM EST

Cody Bellinger is going back to the Chicago Cubs, agreeing to an $80 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The slugger can opt out of the deal after each of the first two seasons, according to the person who spoke to the AP on...

Duke's Filipowski hobbled after fan collision during court-storming following Wake Forest's win

Feb. 24, 2024 20:45 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Filipowski remembered seeing the images of Iowa women's basketball star Caitlin Clark being accidentally knocked down by a fan storming the court after her team suffered an upset loss. Roughly a month later, Duke's 7-foot star found himself part of...

Van Dijk's extra-time header wins English League Cup for Liverpool over Chelsea

Feb. 25, 2024 13:41 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Virgil van Dijk headed Liverpool to a record-extending 10th English League Cup trophy by securing a 1-0 win against Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday. The center back's goal in the 28th minute of extra time settled a tense clash that had ended 0-0 in regulation. ...

Byron, Busch and other NASCAR drivers are still adjusting to Atlanta's reconfigured track

Feb. 24, 2024 16:04 PM EST

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — William Byron has flourished at the reconfigured Atlanta Motor Speedway, winning two of four NASCAR Cup Series races since a fresh surface and higher banks provided a dramatic face-lift to the track. That doesn't mean Byron feels totally comfortable in Atlanta....

CEO of Ford demands Red Bull resolution of investigation into team principal Christian Horner

Feb. 25, 2024 11:26 AM EST

The CEO of Ford Motor Co. insisted on a resolution into the investigation of Red Bull team principal Christian Horner in a letter sent to the team, a copy of which was obtained Sunday by The Associated Press. The letter dated Friday from Ford CEO Jim Farley expressed his displeasure...

Patrick Kane returns to Chicago with the Detroit Red Wings

Feb. 25, 2024 12:57 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane looks rejuvenated at the moment in his first season with the Detroit Red Wings. Perfect timing for his long-awaited return to his first NHL home. Kane leads the Red Wings into Chicago on Sunday for his first game against the Blackhawks...

Jen Pawol becomes the first woman to umpire a spring training game since 2007

Feb. 24, 2024 22:14 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It took eight years but Jen Pawol made the leap from the minors to a major league game spring training contest as umpire at the Grapefruit League opener between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals at CACTI Park of The Palm Beaches on Saturday. ...

MLB union says 2-second cut to pitch clock too soon for some pitchers

Feb. 24, 2024 14:32 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Major League Baseball's move to slice two seconds off the pitch clock with runners on base is too much, too soon, according to players' association head Tony Clark. The clock is shortening to 18 seconds from 20 with men on base and will stay at 15 seconds...

Eric Beiniemy expected to join UCLA as associate head coach, offensive coordinator, AP sources say

Feb. 24, 2024 20:38 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eric Bieniemy is on the verge of returning home for his next job. The former Kansas City Chiefs and Washington Commanders offensive coordinator is expected to become UCLA's associate head coach and offensive coordinator, two people familiar with the situation...

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Van Dijk's extra-time header wins English League Cup for Liverpool over Chelsea

Feb. 25, 2024 13:41 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Virgil van Dijk headed Liverpool to a record-extending 10th English League Cup trophy by securing a 1-0 win against Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday. The center back's goal in the 28th minute of extra time settled a tense clash that had ended 0-0 in regulation. ...

Patrick Kane returns to Chicago with the Detroit Red Wings

Feb. 25, 2024 12:57 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane looks rejuvenated at the moment in his first season with the Detroit Red Wings. Perfect timing for his long-awaited return to his first NHL home. Kane leads the Red Wings into Chicago on Sunday for his first game against the Blackhawks...

Liverpool wins English League Cup

Feb. 25, 2024 12:44 PM EST
LONDON (AP) — Liverpool wins English League Cup.

English League Cup final between Chelsea and Liverpool goes to extra time with score 0-0

Feb. 25, 2024 12:09 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The English League Cup final between Chelsea and Liverpool has gone to extra time after finishing 0-0 Sunday after 90 minutes at Wembley on Sunday. Both teams had chances to win the match, with Liverpool's Cody Gakpo heading against the post in the first half and...

CEO of Ford demands Red Bull resolution of investigation into team principal Christian Horner

Feb. 25, 2024 11:26 AM EST

The CEO of Ford Motor Co. insisted on a resolution into the investigation of Red Bull team principal Christian Horner in a letter sent to the team, a copy of which was obtained Sunday by The Associated Press. The letter dated Friday from Ford CEO Jim Farley expressed his displeasure...

Cody Bellinger is returning to the Cubs on an $80 million, 3-year contract, AP source says

Feb. 25, 2024 10:32 AM EST

Cody Bellinger is going back to the Chicago Cubs, agreeing to an $80 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The slugger can opt out of the deal after each of the first two seasons, according to the person who spoke to the AP on...

California’s Senate primary could fell two prominent Democrats and elevate Republican Steve Garvey

Feb. 25, 2024 07:23 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s Senate race was expected to be a three-way Democratic prizefight, but the possibility of a record-low turnout is elevating the chances of Republican Steve Garvey, a former baseball star, and could derail the congressional careers of two prominent progressives. ...

Caitlin Clark is chasing more scoring records. What's next for the Iowa star?

Feb. 25, 2024 06:10 AM EST

Caitlin Clark of Iowa has extended her NCAA career scoring record in women's basketball to 3,593 points and is now 57 points away from her next milestone — breaking Lynette Woodard's major college scoring record. LAST TIME OUT Clark, last year's AP player of the year,...

Delaware State visits Porter and North Carolina Central

Feb. 25, 2024 03:51 AM EST

Delaware State Hornets (12-14, 5-5 MEAC) at North Carolina Central Eagles (14-11, 6-4 MEAC) Durham, North Carolina; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: North Carolina Central hosts the Delaware State Hornets after Keishon Porter scored 22 points in North Carolina...

No. 3 Purdue seeks 25th win of season in matchup against Michigan

Feb. 25, 2024 03:51 AM EST

Purdue Boilermakers (24-3, 13-3 Big Ten) at Michigan Wolverines (8-19, 3-13 Big Ten) Ann Arbor, Michigan; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Boilermakers -13; over/under is 151.5 BOTTOM LINE: No. 3 Purdue will try to earn its 25th victory of the...