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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2018, file photo, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper (89) catches the ball during the warm-up before an NFL football game against Seattle Seahawks at Wembley stadium in London. The Dallas Cowboys have acquired Oakland receiver Amari Cooper for a first-round draft pick. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, his team will get the pick in the 2019 draft. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)
October 22, 2018 - 4:43 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys made a bold move for the present Monday, trading a first-round pick for Oakland receiver Amari Cooper in Raiders coach Jon Gruden's latest play for the future. The Cowboys gave up their top pick in the next draft in hopes of giving quarterback Dak Prescott another...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler, right, watches from the bench during the second half in Game 5 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets, in Houston. With Butler's status still unresolved, coach Tom Thibodeau and the Timberwolves head toward the season coming off the franchise’s first playoff appearance in 14 years but carrying yet a still-cloudy outlook despite the super-max contract Karl-Anthony Towns.(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)
October 10, 2018 - 8:21 pm
Jimmy Butler is back with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and his first practice of the season had fireworks. He caused them — with his words and his play. Butler, who asked for a trade more than three weeks ago, practiced with the Timberwolves for the first time this season Wednesday. ESPN reported...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter watches from dugout railing in the second inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Baltimore. Showalter has been fired as manager of the Orioles, he confirmed in a text message to The Associated Press on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
October 03, 2018 - 9:37 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles will continue their rebuilding project without manager Buck Showalter and executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who were fired Wednesday after the team finished with the worst record in the major leagues. With Duquette procuring the...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor is seen in the dugout during the third inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, in Detroit. The Minnesota Twins fired Paul Molitor on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, one season after he won the American League Manager of the Year award. Molitor has been offered another position within the organization. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
October 02, 2018 - 7:00 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two years ago, the Minnesota Twins made Derek Falvey their chief baseball officer with the precondition that Paul Molitor remain as manager. Molitor presided over a playoff team and won the American League Manager of the Year award in 2017, but the Twins slipped backward this...
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Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) scrambles during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
September 30, 2018 - 5:37 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky threw a career-high six touchdown passes — one shy of the NFL record — and the NFC North-leading Chicago Bears pounded the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48-10 on Sunday. The Bears (3-1) won their third straight with Trubisky delivering the sort of breakout performance...
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon stretches during an NFL football team practice in Berea, Ohio. The Browns have traded problematic Gordon to the New England Patriots for a fifth-round draft pick. The deal came together Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, two days after the Browns reached a breaking point with Gordon, who has been suspended for much of his NFL career. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
September 17, 2018 - 5:22 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's strange, stuttering career will start anew in New England. Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have a new offensive toy. The Browns severed ties for good with the problematic wide receiver by trading him to the Patriots for a fifth-round draft pick on Monday, ending a...
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Cleveland Indians' Josh Donaldson awaits his turn in the batting cage before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Donaldson was acquired in a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
September 11, 2018 - 2:58 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: REMEMBERING Major League Baseball will hold a moment of silence before all games to honor the victims and first responders of 9/11. Players, coaches and umpires will wear caps with a "We Shall Not Forget" ribbon patch. During batting practice...
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A Chicago Bears fan drives into a parking lot near Lambeau Field before an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
September 09, 2018 - 9:10 pm
The Latest on the NFL's first Sunday of the regular season (all times EDT): 9 p.m. The Chicago Bears are off to a fast start. A defense reinforced with pass-rushing linebacker Khalil Mack has forced the Green Bay Packers to punt on their first two drives. Chicago quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is...
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Kansas City Royals watch as pitcher Jorge Lopez, center, leaves after he was pulled in the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. Lopez had a perfect game through eight innings but gave up a walk and a hit in the ninth. The Royals won 4-1. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 08, 2018 - 11:54 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Lopez was so calm on the mound that Royals catcher Salvador Perez didn't even realize the rookie had a perfect game going until the late innings. The right-hander came within three outs of perfection before Max Kepler walked leading off the ninth and Robbie Grossman...
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Kansas City Royals pitcher Jorge Lopez throws to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 08, 2018 - 9:31 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Kansas City Royals' Jorge Lopez is perfect through eight innings against the Minnesota Twins. A 25-year-old right-hander, Lopez was making his seventh big league start and fifth for Kansas City since he was acquired from Milwaukee in the late-July trade that sent Mike...
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