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AP source: NFL, NFLPA reviewing Tagovailoa's quick return

Sep. 25, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa hit his head. Turns out, his back was the bigger issue. Either way, he was cleared to return and played through it all. Tagovailoa briefly left Sunday's 21-19 victory over the Buffalo Bills, returning despite appearing to be...

AP source: Cavs, Wade agree to 3-year contract extension

Sep. 24, 2022 22:01 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers forward Dean Wade has agreed to terms on a three-year, $18.5 million contract extension with Cleveland, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Saturday. Wade, who will compete in training camp for a spot in Cleveland's...

Celtics: Udoka suspended for 'multiple' policy violations

Sep. 23, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The reigning Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics suspended coach Ime Udoka after a months-long investigation by an outside law firm that found multiple violations of team policies but did not point to a larger cultural problem of sexual misconduct, owner Wyc Grousbeck said...

Craft beer merger involves brewery with New Orleans roots

Sep. 23, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans beer company with roots in the early 20th century — and purchased five years ago by the owners of the New Orleans Saints — has merged with three other regional breweries. The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate reports that the Benson Group...

Apple Music becomes new sponsor of Super Bowl halftime show

Sep. 23, 2022 00:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Music will be the new sponsor of the Super Bowl halftime show, the NFL announced early Friday morning. The multi-year sponsorship will begin with this season's Super Bowl on Feb. 12 in Glendale, Arizona. Apple Music replaces Pepsi, which...

Wesneski has immaculate inning, pitches Cubs over Bucs 3-2

Sep. 22, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Hayden Wesneski had an immaculate inning in his second major league start to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 victory over the skidding Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night. Wesneski (2-1) gave up two runs and five hits in 6 1/3 innings while striking out six...

Celtics suspend coach Ime Udoka for 2022-23 season

Sep. 22, 2022 22:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have suspended Ime Udoka for a full year, banning the coach who led them to the NBA Finals last spring for the entire 2022-23 season over what two people with knowledge of the matter said was an improper relationship with a member of the organization. ...

Fan arrested for allegedly throwing bottle at Browns owner

Sep. 22, 2022 13:53 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — A fan was arrested for allegedly throwing a plastic water bottle and hitting Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam during the closing moments of Sunday's 31-30 home loss to the New York Jets. Cleveland police said Tuesday that Jeffrey Miller, 51, of Rocky River,...

Longtime Royals executive Dayton Moore departs one last time

Sep. 22, 2022 03:13 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dayton Moore had walked into the somber interview room on the first floor of Kauffman Stadium so many times over the years, presiding news conference to announce high-profile trades, discuss free-agent acquisitions, celebrate two American League pennants and a long-sought...

Suspended Sarver says he's decided to sell Suns, Mercury

Sep. 21, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

Robert Sarver says he has started the process of selling the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury, a move that came barely a week after he was suspended by the NBA over workplace misconduct that included racist speech and hostile behavior toward employees. The decision was quickly...