Chicago Cubs fire manager Rick Renteria after one season
The Chicago Cubs will announce the hiring former Tampa Bay Rays skipper Joe Maddon as the 54th manager in franchise history on Monday, the team announced in a release Friday.
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Dave Brandon, Michigan Wolverines AD, leaving post
The Dave Brandon era in the Michigan athletic department officially ended Friday afternoon.
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Dallas Cowboys players bicker at practice over Joseph Randle's booking video
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and running back Joseph Randle got into an argument as the media was entering the practice field on Friday.
Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors agree on contract extension
The Golden State Warriors have agreed to a contract extension with shooting guard Klay Thompson, the team announced Friday.
Pablo Sandoval of San Francisco Giants says he wants to finish career with team
Pablo Sandoval walked up the stairs as he brought up the rear of yet another Giants victory parade and immediately got stopped by home run king Barry Bonds.
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FAMU former band member convicted in hazing death
A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as "Crossing Bus C" that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing.
Kentucky Wildcats, Arizona Wildcats ranked 1-2 in AP preseason poll
The story seems to be the same every season at Kentucky: Lose star players to the NBA, replace them with another group of one-and-doners, compete for a national championship.
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Connor Cook of Michigan State Spartans expects to return for senior season
Michigan State Spartans quarterback Connor Cook is barely halfway through his junior season but expects to return in 2015 for his final year.
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Marathon champ Rita Jeptoo fails doping test
The agent for Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo says the Kenyan runner has failed a doping test.
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Russell Westbrook of Oklahoma City Thunder out for game with hand injury
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook suffered a small fracture of the second metacarpal in his right hand Thursday night, coach Scott Brooks said.