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March 3, 2015 - 7:09pm
8 min 26 sec ago

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade star running back LeSean McCoy for Buffalo Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso.

The person spoke under condition of anonymity Tuesday night because the teams had not announced the deal.

ESPN first reported the trade.

McCoy had an inconsistent season last year after leading the NFL with 1,607 yards rushing in 2013.

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March 3, 2015 - 7:04pm
8 min 26 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Schweitzer, a lawyer for the American League and Major League Baseball for more than two decades, died Tuesday. He was 70.

Schweitzer's death was announced by BakerHostetler, the law firm he had worked for since 1973. He was managing partner of the firm's Washington office from 1993-09. No cause of death was given.

MLB said Schweitzer's death was sudden. Schweitzer was an adviser to former baseball Commissioner Bud Selig and...

March 3, 2015 - 6:53pm
8 min 26 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS has hired former UCLA coach and Pac-12 Network analyst Rick Neuheisel to be a studio analyst on its Saturday college football pregame show.

The network announced Tuesday that Neuheisel, who had been working as an analyst for the Pac-12 Network, will appear on "College Football Today," which airs Saturday afternoons before the network's weekly Southeastern Conference game.

He will also be a regular member of the weekly show "Inside...

March 3, 2015 - 6:46pm
8 min 26 sec ago

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis guard Tony Allen was suspended for Tuesday night's game against the Utah Jazz for violating team policy.

Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger announced the one-game suspension in his media availability before the game. Joerger did not elaborate on the policy Allen violated. He said it was an isolated incident, and he expects Allen and the team will move forward after the suspension.

In addition to Allen's absence, starting...

March 3, 2015 - 6:42pm
8 min 26 sec ago

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy will meet with NFL officials in New York on Wednesday to discuss his domestic violence case.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the meeting hasn't been publicly announced.

Hardy has been on the commissioner's exempt list since September.

He becomes a free...

March 3, 2015 - 6:33pm
8 min 26 sec ago

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees say they have fired a part-time ticker seller accused by Curt Schilling of making offensive comments on Twitter about the daughter of the former Boston pitcher.

Schilling congratulated his daughter on Twitter last week after she was accepted into Salve Regina University, where she'll play softball next year. Multiple people posted vulgar and sexually explicit comments about her.

Schilling wrote on his blog...

March 3, 2015 - 6:32pm
8 min 26 sec ago

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 Tuesday.

Bumgarner gave up four runs in 1 2-3 innings, allowing Semien's two-run shot in the first. The tall lefty was tagged for five hits and struck out two.

Bumgarner led the Giants to the title last...

March 3, 2015 - 6:31pm
8 min 26 sec ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Associated Press Central all-district boys and girls high school teams, as selected by a media panel from the district, with height, year and regular-season scoring average:

BOYS

DIVISION I

First Team: Nick Bapst, Grove City, 6-4, sr., 24.9; Jordan Dartis, Newark, 6-3, sr., 19.5; Khalil Iverson, Delaware Hayes, 6-5, sr., 16.0; Seth Towns, Cols. Northland, 6-7, jr., 23.3; Nick Ward, Gahanna Lincoln, 6-9,...

March 3, 2015 - 6:31pm
8 min 26 sec ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Associated Press Eastern all-district boys and girls high school teams, as selected by a media panel from the district, with height, year and regular-season scoring average:

BOYS

DIVISION I

First Team: Malik Bocook, Zanesville, 6-4, sr., 19.5; Ramon Wilson, Zanesville, 5-9, jr., 12.6; Marcus Dempsey, Dresden Tri-Valley, 6-1, jr., 19.5; Camden Craig, Dresden Tri-Valley, 5-11, sr., 13.0; John Marshall, New...

March 3, 2015 - 6:29pm
8 min 26 sec ago

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Kings guard Darren Collison has undergone surgery to repair a core muscle injury.

The team said the surgery was done Tuesday in Philadelphia.

Collison will begin rehabilitation immediately and is expected to be out for approximately six weeks.

Collison is averaging 16.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and a team-high 5.6 assists per game this season.

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