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March 27, 2015 - 11:47am
34 min 6 sec ago

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz says he "never knowingly took any steroids" and he's definitely a Hall of Famer.

The remarks by the 39-year-old designated hitter come in a column Thursday for The Players' Tribune, a website founded by Derek Jeter that gives professional athletes a platform.

Ortiz also voiced his displeasure that he will "always be considered a cheater" to his detractors. Ortiz contends nobody in baseball has been tested more for...

March 27, 2015 - 11:39am
34 min 5 sec ago

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have optioned outfielder Eury Perez and two other players to Triple-A Gwinnett.

After being acquired off waivers from the New York Yankees, the speedy Perez was thought to have a shot at contending for playing time in center field. But even after an injury kept Melvin Upton Jr. out for all of spring training, the 24-year-old Perez didn't do enough to earn a spot on the team.

Eric Young Jr. is expected to open...

March 27, 2015 - 10:59am
34 min 5 sec ago

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Justin Wilson will race in the Indianapolis 500 for Andretti Autosport.

The British driver doesn't have a full-time ride in IndyCar this season, but on Friday announced a two-race deal with Andretti. He'll drive the No. 25 Honda in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis 500.

Wilson is an 11-year veteran of the IndyCar Series. He has seven career wins and 26 podium finishes.

Andretti fields...

March 27, 2015 - 10:55am
34 min 5 sec ago

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport says the legal challenge in Germany over five-time Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein's doping case endangers the entire international arbitration system.

CAS issued its first statement Friday addressing the decision of a Munich appeals court in January to allow Pechstein to go ahead with a lawsuit seeking damages from the International Skating Union.

The Munich ruling went...

March 27, 2015 - 10:02am
34 min 5 sec ago
All Times EDT
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Men's NCAA Tournament
Regional Semifinals
EAST REGIONAL
At Syracuse, N.Y.

N.C. State vs. Louisville, 7:37 p.m.

Michigan State vs. Oklahoma, 10:07 p.m.

SOUTH REGIONAL
At Houston

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March 27, 2015 - 10:01am
34 min 5 sec ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
New York City FC102531
New York101431...
March 27, 2015 - 10:01am
34 min 5 sec ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
New York City FC102531
New York101431
Orlando City111422
Columbus11032...
March 27, 2015 - 10:01am
34 min 5 sec ago
BC-BKN--NBA Expanded Glance,0123
National Basketball Association
Expanded Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
WLPctGBL10StrHomeAwayConf
x-Toronto4230.583—...
March 27, 2015 - 10:01am
34 min 5 sec ago
BC-BKN--NBA Expanded Conference Glance,0123
National Basketball Association
Expanded Conference Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLPctGBL10StrHomeAwayConf
y-Atlanta5417.7615-5...
March 27, 2015 - 9:25am
34 min 5 sec ago

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An Arizona Coyotes broadcaster has been charged with becoming belligerent at a Buffalo casino and biting the hand of an officer trying to subdue the former NHL defensemen.

The charges against radio analyst Nick Boynton include assault and resisting arrest.

Police say the 36-year-old Boynton became abusive toward patrons and security personnel at the Buffalo Creek Casino at about 1:45 a.m. Thursday. Later that day, the Coyotes...

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