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Customers videotaped at spa in Kraft case sue authorities

Apr. 22, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nearly three dozen men and women have filed a federal class-action lawsuit accusing Florida authorities of unlawfully videotaping them as they received legal massages at a parlor where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and others allegedly paid for sex. The lawsuit by 31...

Jaguars' Marrone, Ramsey finally talk, share 'little laugh'

Apr. 22, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone might need to update his contact list. Marrone said Monday he finally spoke to star cornerback Jalen Ramsey, who is skipping voluntary workouts to stay closer to home, and seemingly cleared the air. Marrone said last week that he reached out...

APNewsBreak: CBS Sports signs multiyear deal with WNBA

Apr. 22, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA is nearly doubling its national TV exposure with a multiyear deal with CBS Sports. CBS Sports Network will broadcast 40 WNBA games beginning next month when the season opens. The Minnesota Lynx vs. the Chicago Sky on May 25 will be the first game on the CBS Sports Network. "Through...

Khris Davis will earn $16.75M in each of next 2 seasons

Apr. 22, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis will earn $16.75 million in each of the next two seasons with the Oakland Athletics under the new contract he agreed to last week. Davis agreed to a $16.5 million, one-year deal and would have been eligible for free agency after this season. His new deal includes $33.5...

A baseball branding bonanza, and 2 guys helping it happen

Apr. 22, 2019 10:38 AM EDT

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — On a spring evening in eastern Pennsylvania, upon a bluff overlooking the Lehigh Valley, a carnival of baseball and pork products is at hand. From loudspeakers, swine-like sounds reverberate. Vendors roam the stands in clothing festooned with outsized strips of bacon. And yes, there...

Indianapolis Colts owner says he bought Lennon piano

Apr. 20, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An upright piano that John Lennon used to write Beatles' songs has been sold at auction. Just "A Day in the Life" of the owner of the Indianapolis Colts. Jim Irsay tweeted Saturday that he's "elated" to now own the instrument Lennon used to compose songs for The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's...

Jockey suspended for using whip on another rider in Arkansas

Apr. 19, 2019 10:41 PM EDT

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A jockey has been suspended 60 days for misusing his whip — not on a horse — but on another rider in a race at an Arkansas track. A stewards' ruling posted Thursday on the Association of Racing Commissioners International website alleges that David Cohen...

MLS announces plans to expand to 30 teams

Apr. 18, 2019 9:55 PM EDT

St. Louis and Sacramento, California, have been invited to submit formal bids for franchises as Major League Soccer's Board of Governors formally unveiled plans Thursday to expand to 30 teams. Commissioner Don Garber made the announcement at the board's meeting in Los Angeles, pointing to expansion as one of the...

Attorneys accuse police, prosecutors of leaking Kraft video

Apr. 18, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for two of the women charged in a Florida prostitution sting asked a judge on Thursday to hold police and prosecutors in contempt of court following reports that someone was shopping around undercover video of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. The motion was...

US players object to exhibition vs Venezuela in Cincinnati

Apr. 18, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — American soccer players are objecting to the decision by the U.S. Soccer Federation to have them play Venezuela at Cincinnati's Nippert Stadium, claiming the playing surface is dangerous. The U.S. National Soccer Team Players Association said the June 9 match will be played on a temporary...