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April 7, 2014 - 5:38pm
1 week 5 days ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Kendrick has to wait an extra day to start another home opener.

The Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers enjoyed an unexpected day off Monday without having to sit around in their uniforms and wait through rain delays. A gloomy forecast forced postponement of their game 25 hours before the scheduled start.

When the teams meet Tuesday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park, Kendrick (0-0) will face former Phillies pitcher Kyle...

April 7, 2014 - 5:31pm
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Left-handed relievers Tim Collins and Francisley Bueno have been put on the 15-day disabled list by the Kansas City Royals.

The Royals recalled right-hander Michael Mariot and left-hander Donnie Joseph from Triple-A Omaha on Monday.

Collins, who walked two and gave up a hit while retiring only one batter against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, is out with a flexor strain in his left elbow.

Bueno, who...

April 7, 2014 - 5:31pm
1 week 5 days ago

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed free-agent safety Major Wright and wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins.

The team also announced Monday that linebacker Marvin Booker has been waived.

Wright spent the first four seasons of his career with the Chicago Bears, who drafted him in the third round in 2010. He's started 42 of 54 career games and returned three of his nine interceptions for touchdowns.

Hawkins was a...

April 7, 2014 - 5:24pm
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LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — Latest skiing conditions, as supplied by SnoCountry Mountain Reports. Conditions are subject to change due to weather, skier/rider traffic and other factors. Be aware of changing conditions. For more information go to www.snocountry.com

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April 7, 2014 - 5:24pm
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COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been suspended indefinitely for an unspecified violation of team rules.

Coach Gary Pinkel announced the suspension Monday, roughly three months after the standout receiver was arrested along with two men after police in his hometown of Springfield found a pound of marijuana in their car. No criminal charges have been filed in that case.

Green-Beckham was also charged in October 2012...

April 7, 2014 - 5:20pm
1 week 5 days ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber's got a cloud hanging over him so far this season.

And it's already opened up twice.

For the second time in a week, Cleveland's right-hander had a start postponed because of rain as Monday's interleague series opener between the Indians and San Diego Padres was washed out.

With steady rains falling at Progressive Field and the forecast for more showers and no window to play, the Indians announced the...

April 7, 2014 - 5:16pm
1 week 5 days ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Brown thinks the New York Knicks have mistreated coach Mike Woodson. But if they are going to replace him, it should be with Phil Jackson.

The Knicks hired Jackson as team president, but Brown finds it "troublesome" that Jackson won't be coaching, saying "you're not going to make the Knicks better by living in L.A. and being there half the time."

Brown also says during an interview with SiriusXM NBA Radio on Monday that general...

April 7, 2014 - 5:15pm
1 week 5 days ago

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman to a four-year contract extension that runs through the 2018-19 season.

Yzerman is completing his fourth season in Tampa Bay. The Lightning are playoff-bound for the second time during his tenure.

The extension was announced Monday by team chairman and governor Jeff Vinik.

The 48-year-old Yzerman won three Stanley Cup...

April 7, 2014 - 5:05pm
1 week 5 days ago

HOUSTON (AP) — C.J. Wilson pitched eight solid innings, Howie Kendrick and Raul Ibanez each drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Houston Astros 9-1 Monday.

The Angels took three of four from Houston after starting the season 0-3.

Kendrick drove in two with a single in a three-run first inning. He added an RBI with a single when the Angels tacked on three more in the seventh.

Kole Calhoun homered off Jarred...

April 7, 2014 - 4:58pm
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