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LEADING OFF: Mets eye clear weather at last, Cubs HBP woes

Apr. 17, 2021 02:56 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WELL RESTED Jacob deGrom and the Mets hope to finally play some baseball. New York has had four games in six days either postponed or suspended due to weather, including a...

Bears sign former 49ers, Bills WR Goodwin to 1-year deal

Apr. 16, 2021 20:12 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed wide receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year contract Friday. Goodwin has 140 receptions for 2,323 yards and 13 touchdowns over seven seasons with the Buffalo Bills (2013-16) and San Francisco 49ers (2017-19). He had a...

Jackson returning to Patriots after signing one-year tender

Apr. 16, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Patriots have re-signed cornerback J.C. Jackson, bringing back the former undrafted free agent who finished second in the NFL in interceptions in 2020. The restricted free agent returns to New England where he will be paid $3.88 million this upcoming...

Cubs hit by 4 more pitches, Braves hold on in 9th to win 5-2

Apr. 16, 2021 19:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Wright plunked four Cubs batters but still left with the lead after a last-minute call-up, Will Smith stranded the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves escaped with a bizarre 5-2 win Friday over Chicago. Wright was...

MLS concludes Beckham's Miami broke league budget rules

Apr. 16, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — David Beckham's Inter Miami was found by Major League Soccer to have violated league budget rules with its signing of French midfielder Blaise Matuidi, and the team bought out the contract of Argentine midfielder Matías Pellegrini to get back in compliance. ...

Injury to Ullmark further depletes Sabres' goalie depth

Apr. 16, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres will be leaning on their fourth, fifth and even sixth-string goalies for potentially the remainder of the season with Linus Ullmark listed week to week with a lower-body injury. Interim coach Don Granato provided the update on...

Browns release veteran DT Richardson in salary-cap move

Apr. 16, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — This off-season remodeling of the Browns' defense includes a surprising removal. Veteran tackle Sheldon Richardson's contract was terminated on Friday, a head-scratching move that creates more salary-cap space but also a hole in the middle of...

Oklahoma coach Moser adds assistants, support staff

Apr. 16, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma men’s basketball coach Porter Moser has hired K.T. Turner as associate head coach and Emanuel Dildy as an assistant coach. They are among six members he has added to his coaching and support staffs. The school made the announcements in a...

AP source: LSU's Fargas in negotiations to be Aces president

Apr. 16, 2021 14:59 PM EDT

LSU women's basketball coach Nikki Fargas is in negotiations to become Las Vegas Aces president, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on Friday on condition of anonymity because no deal has been finalized. Bill...

Coyotes to induct inspirational girl into ring of honor

Apr. 16, 2021 14:50 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Lyndsey Fry remembers the day she met Leighton Accardo. Addressing a group of 40 kids at a hockey camp, she felt the tug of a 4-year-old girl who needed to use the bathroom. The cute freckled face, the unapologetic gumption. ...