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Matt Cain On Bullpen: ‘That’s Not Where I Plan On Being’

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Cain is facing a competition for the fifth spot in the San Francisco Giants’ starting rotation. “Good,” the 32-year-old right-hander said Monday when pitchers and catchers reported for spring training. “Let’s go with it. It’s good competition. Let’s all compete for it, that’s fine with me. I know those guys are geared up for it ...

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Pirates’ Pitchers & Catchers Report For Spring Training

BRADENTON, Fla. (KDKA) — Spring is in the air, at least for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pitchers and catchers reported for Spring Training in Bradenton, Florida, on Monday. The first official workout at Pirates City isn’t until Tuesday morning. So, on the first day, the players had their physicals and then some of the guys hit the field. But veterans like ...

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With Win Streak Over, Heat Have No Time To Dwell On What Was

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The streak is over. The Miami Heat lost for the first time in their last 14 games on Saturday to the Philadelphia 76ers, but there is no time to dwell. The Heat are back in action on Monday night when they host cross-state rival Orlando. Even though the win streak is over, there is a ...

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Reports: Travis Wood Agrees To Deal With Royals

(CBS) Left-hander Travis Wood has agreed to a two-year deal with the Royals, according to multiple reports. It becoming official is pending a physical. The 30-year-old Wood spent the past five seasons with the Cubs in various roles, first as a starter, then out of the bullpen and — much to the joy of fans — in an array of versatile roles ...

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Judge Clears Way For Government’s $100 Million Lawsuit Against Lance Armstrong

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge has cleared the way for the government’s lawsuit seeking $100 million in damages from Lance Armstrong. The decision Monday by U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper in Washington sets the nearly 7-year-old case on course for a jury trial. The lawsuit was filed in 2010 by Armstrong’s former U.S. Postal Service teammate Floyd Landis, who ...

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Pirates Spring Training 2017: February 13th News And Notes

BRADENTON (93-7 THE FAN) – Nobody pulled up in a Rolls Royce, nobody wheeled in any 75-inch televisions, and nobody failed a conditioning test. Reporting day for pitchers and catchers was, and always has been, relatively uneventful, especially when compared to reporting day for say, the Steelers at St. Vincent College in Latrobe. The same was true today, as pitchers ...

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Get Refund On NASCAR Cup Series Tickets If Earnhardt Wins Daytona

CHICAGO (CBS) — NASCAR fans who like Dale Earnhardt Jr. could get a full refund on tickets to the NASCAR Cup Series at the Chicagoland Speedway this fall—if he wins the Daytona 500. Fans who purchase a single-day NASCAR Cup Series ticket between now and the Daytona 500 will receive a complete refund following the race if Earnhardt wins, according to the ...

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Magic Johnson Says He Had Offer To Run New York Knicks

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Less than two weeks after the Lakers announced the hiring of Magic Johnson as an adviser to team ownership, the legendary Laker said Monday he has fielded similar offers from other NBA teams. The New York Knicks were among those interested in enlisting his services, Magic told CBS This Morning. “I’ve had four offers to run teams or to ...

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Winderman On Ibaka Rumors: “With Win-Now Riley, I Could See That Move”

Sun Sentinel Miami Heat beat writer, Ira Winderman joined the Big O Show on 560 WQAM to discuss the Heat’s win streak and the rumors surrounding the Heat’s possible interest in Orlando Magic forward Serge Ibaka.  They also discuss Miami’s upcoming schedule and Josh Richardson’s playing status. On the Serge Ibaka rumors- “They can ask for something like [Justise] Winslow ...

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Jerry Sandusky’s Son Arrested On Child Sex Charges, Years After His Father

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter BELLEFONTE, Pa. (CBSMiami/AP) — One of Jerry Sandusky’s sons is under arrest and facing multiple sexual offense charges involving children. All this comes five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested. Jeffrey S. Sandusky, 41, a stalwart supporter who attended many of his father’s court proceedings, was charged with 14 counts, according to court ...

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Jerry Sandusky’s Son Jeffrey Charged With Child Sex Crimes

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (CBSNewYork/AP) — One of Jerry Sandusky’s sons was arrested Monday on multiple sexual offense charges involving children, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested. Jeffrey S. Sandusky, 41, a stalwart supporter who attended many of his father’s court proceedings, was charged with 14 counts, according to court records. He was jailed ...

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Keidel: Tough To Believe James Dolan In Charles Oakley Saga

By Jason Keidel» More Columns When you look at the litany of losing franchises across America, their fans are generally realistic about their place on their sport’s totem pole. They love them in loss, and find some comfort in the shared, yearly resignation. Until last year, Cubs fans spent a century in the solemn solace of the Friendly Confines. Before then, ...

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Nike Releases New Equality Ad

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Nike released a new equality ad featuring LeBron James, Serena Williams, Kevin Durant, Megan Rapinoe, Dalilah Muhammad, Gabby Douglas, and Victor Cruz. The commercial is narrated by actor Michael B. Jordan. Nike joined PeacePlayers International and MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and will donate $5 million in 2017 to organizations that advance equality in the United States. Related: LeBron James Sports ...

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Jerry Sandusky’s Son Jeffrey Arrested On Child Sex Charges

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — One of Jerry Sandusky’s sons was arrested Monday on multiple sexual offense charges involving children, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested. Jeffrey S. Sandusky, 41, a stalwart supporter who attended many of his father’s court proceedings, was charged with 14 counts, according to court records. He was ...

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Warriors Shorthanded In Denver

DENVER (AP) — The Golden State Warriors will be without guards Klay Thompson and Shaun Livingston for their game Monday night against the Denver Nuggets. Thompson is dealing with a sore right heel, while Livingston heads home for the birth of his daughter. The Warriors are already missing Zaza Pachulia (strained rotator cuff) and David West (left thumb). Denver is ...

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Phil Mickelson And Longtime Caddie Back In Action

PEBBLE BEACH (KPIX 5) — Phil Mickelson is back playing on the PGA Tour after undergoing two sports hernia surgeries at the end of 2016 and his longtime caddie Jim “Bones” Mackay is right by his side. Mackay has served as Mickelson’s caddie for 25 years, so when Mickelson was sidelined, Mackay didn’t go find another golfer’s bag to carry, ...

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Dwyane Wade: Pull Of Chicago Could Outweigh Tough Bulls Basketball Situation In Making Player Option Decision

(CBS) Bulls guard Dwyane Wade reiterated that he’s undecided on whether he’ll utilize the $23.8-million player option he holds for the 2017-’18 season, saying it will come down to how he weighs three factors: family, money and winning. “I’ve always sat down and thought through everything that I’ve done,” Wade said on The Vertical Podcast with Woj. “I’m not saying ...

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Chase Daniel Voted Most Attractive Eagles Player

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Carson Wentz may be the starter, but according to a new survey done by wearefanatics.com, Eagles backup QB Chase Daniel is the most attractive player on the team. The study had 400 “impartial” participants rank the head shots of NFL players on a scale of 1-10. Daniel, 30, received a score of 6.7. Related: Chase Daniel: ‘I Don’t View Myself As ...

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Hurley: Tom Brady’s Legacy Now Easier Than Ever To Define

By Michael Hurley, CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) — Everything is, truly, coming up roses for Patriots fans. First, the Patriots pulled off the greatest comeback in the history of the Super Bowl — and perhaps in the history of professional sports championship games — to secure their fifth title since 2001. Then, Tom Brady was named MVP, thereby forcing Roger Goodell ...

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Collins Has Plan For Trying To Keep Mets Pitchers Healthy

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (CBSNewYork) — Maybe this will be the year that Mets fans finally see all five of their talented starting pitchers in the rotation at once. As pitchers and catchers begin to get ready for the season, Mets manager Terry Collins said he’s enjoying watching Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz and Zack Wheeler together ...

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