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Rays' Hess returns from cancer treatment, pitches in minors

Jun. 07, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay minor league pitcher David Hess threw one inning for the rookie-level FCL Rays on Tuesday, his first game since undergoing treatment for a cancerous tumor in his chest. Hess announced last October after experiencing chest tightness and...

Texas wins second consecutive NCAA rowing championship

May. 29, 2022 16:24 PM EDT

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Texas won the first eights final on Sunday by more than five seconds to win a tie-breaker over Stanford and claim the Longhorns' second consecutive NCAA rowing title. Texas and Stanford finished each with 124 points and Princeton finished third with 118. ...

ESPN's Vitale rings bell in celebration of being cancer free

Apr. 15, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

Dick Vitale smiled. “Hey, ring that bell baby,” he said. “Ring that bell.” This time, Vitale wasn't calling a big dunk or a clutch play by another college basketball star. It was his own victory, his own Big Dance in April. The famed college basketball figure,...

Orioles, Mancini avoid arbitration with $7.75 million deal

Apr. 02, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles and slugger Trey Mancini have agreed on a $7.75 million, one-year deal to avoid arbitration that includes a $10 million mutual option for the 2023 season. The 30-year-old Mancini missed all of 2020 after being diagnosed with Stage 3 colon...