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Mississippi revises demands on Favre in welfare lawsuit

Dec. 05, 2022 15:37 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Human Services on Monday changed its demands against retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre in a lawsuit that seeks repayment of misspent welfare money that was intended to help some of the poorest people in the U.S. The department...

Tampa Bay Rays enter bid to redevelop Tropicana Field site

Dec. 02, 2022 19:14 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays, in partnership with a global real estate investment and development firm, have submitted a bid to redevelop Tropicana Field and surrounding land on the edge of downtown St. Petersburg. The club said Friday that in addition to a new...

Tempe council approves Arizona Coyotes' new arena proposal

Nov. 30, 2022 12:55 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Tempe City Council has unanimously approved a proposal for a new Arizona Coyotes arena and entertainment district, clearing the way for a public vote on the project next year. The City Council approved the proposal 7-0 late Tuesday night after a lengthy...

Vehicle driven on Browns' field; police investigating

Nov. 22, 2022 19:08 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns are working to repair damage to their field inside FirstEnergy Stadium ahead of Sunday's game against Tampa Bay after it was vandalized Monday night. The team said it has provided information to Cleveland police, who are investigating. ...

Beane moves into advisory role for A's, Forst stays GM

Nov. 18, 2022 16:06 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Longtime executive Billy Beane is stepping away from the day-to-day operations of the Oakland Athletics to become the senior advisor to owner John Fisher. David Forst will lead baseball operations, maintaining his title of general manager. ...

Sports construction rolls right through economic uncertainty

Nov. 17, 2022 06:17 AM EST

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — The hulking grandstand at the shuttered Arlington International Racecourse casts an eerie shadow as the sun sets on a weekday evening. It sits dormant on a tract of land that could be transformed in a major way. With the galloping horses long gone,...

New stadium for soccer's NYCFC to be built next to Mets home

Nov. 16, 2022 16:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced plans Wednesday for a 25,000-seat stadium for Major League Soccer's New York City Football Club on an underdeveloped parcel of land adjoining the New York Mets' home. The $780 million stadium, slated to open in 2027 in the...

Royals considering several sites for new stadium, owner says

Nov. 15, 2022 21:24 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have selected several potential sites to build a replacement for aging Kauffman Stadium, owner John Sherman said Tuesday. In a letter to fans posted on social media, Sherman said the sites are in or near downtown Kansas City, but he...

Goodrow, Fox lead Rangers to 4-1 win over Coyotes

Nov. 13, 2022 23:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Barclay Goodrow and Adam Fox scored late in the second period as the New York Rangers beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-1 on Sunday night. Chris Kreider and Ryan Carpenter also scored and Igor Shesterkin made 31 saves for the Rangers who snapped a three-game home losing...

Kelly's drive gives Ga Tech 59-57 win at new Ga State arena

Nov. 12, 2022 22:27 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Miles Kelly scored on a drive with 4.1 seconds left and Georgia Tech defeated Georgia State 59-57 on Saturday night to ruin the christening of their city rival's new arena. The Panthers (1-1) began the season with a 17-point win over NAIA school Coastal Georgia, but...