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The Latest: Free agent 1B Justin Bour headed to Angels

Dec. 12, 2018 9:14 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local): 6:10p.m. A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent first baseman Justin Bour has reached agreement with the Los Angeles Angels. The deal is pending a physical said...

Morton to Rays and a Tanner-for-Tanner trade at meetings

Dec. 12, 2018 9:02 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An All-Star starter to the relief-reliant Rays, a Tanner-for-Tanner trade and a Scott Boras sighting. Intrigue at the winter meetings, but not much impact. Not yet, anyway. Charlie Morton was the top name to switch teams Wednesday, joining Tampa Bay for a $30 million, two-year deal after...

Man washing windows at Trump hotel in Vegas falls to death

Dec. 12, 2018 7:14 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man washing windows at the Trump International hotel near the Las Vegas Strip has fallen to his death. Authorities declined to release any other details about the how the man died early Wednesday afternoon. Teri Williams of Nevada's Occupational Safety and Health Administration confirmed...

The NFL draft is heading to Las Vegas for 2020

Dec. 12, 2018 4:21 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The NFL draft is heading to Las Vegas for 2020. It almost certainly will arrive before the Raiders do. "We believe the draft will be the kickoff to our inaugural season," said Raiders owner Mark Davis, who is moving the team from Oakland. The league announced Wednesday at an owners meeting...

McCutchen on the move, other deals percolate at meetings

Dec. 12, 2018 10:13 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andrew McCutchen moving into Philadelphia's outfield, more talk about a megadeal involving Noah Syndergaard and J.T. Realmuto and veteran pitcher Ivan Nova on the go. The winter meetings picked up a bit Tuesday, but any big deals for the likes of Corey Kluber, Manny Machado and Bryce...

Pujols, Ohtani make progress from season-ending surgeries

Dec. 11, 2018 10:16 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has been cleared to do extensive upper body work and also has begun low-impact lower body exercises as he recovers from surgery on his left knee and right elbow. Pujols isn't yet ready to swing a bat but continues to progress as he works with a...

Heisman winner Murray thrills A's, except when he scrambles

Dec. 11, 2018 9:27 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Whenever Kyler Murray scrambles, the Oakland Athletics cringe. They definitely don't want their prized baseball prospect hurt on the football field. The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Oklahoma has made himself many new fans in the A's organization — except when he dashes...

The Latest: Scrambling QB Murray tough to watch for A's

Dec. 11, 2018 6:57 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local): 3:39 p.m. Kyler Murray has lots of new fans in the Oakland A's organization, even if they cringe watching the Heisman Trophy winner play quarterback for Oklahoma. The Athletics don't want their most recent first-round...

Oakland sues NFL, Raiders over move to Las Vegas

Dec. 11, 2018 6:40 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The city of Oakland has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit trying to recover damages for the Raiders' upcoming move to Las Vegas. The suit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against the Raiders, the NFL and the other 31 clubs seeks lost...

ACLU condemns Nevada school policy for background checks

Dec. 11, 2018 5:05 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Civil rights leaders in Nevada are condemning a new school district policy requiring background checks for parents visiting their children's Reno-area schools, warning the practice could have a chilling effect on immigrant families. The Washoe County School Board approved the policy in...