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Trisha Yearwood, left, and Garth Brooks perform "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle To You" at MusiCares Person of the Year honoring Dolly Parton on Friday, Feb. 8, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 11, 2019 - 3:48 pm
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Garth Brooks has come out of baseball retirement. The country music legend will spend just over a week participating in spring training with the Pittsburgh Pirates, reporting Monday with the pitchers and catchers. The 57-year-old has previously been in the camps of the San...
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Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac (1) and Atlanta Hawks guard Jeremy Lin (7) fight for a rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Atlanta. Orlando won 124-108. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
February 11, 2019 - 3:42 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jeremy Lin is about to be on the move again, with the veteran guard in the process of getting bought out by the Atlanta Hawks so he can sign with the playoff-contending Toronto Raptors. Jim Tanner, one of Lin's agents, confirmed the pending move to The Associated Press. ESPN first...
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IndyCar driver Alexander Rossi, left, speaks with fellow driver Tony Kanaan between interviews during IndyCar auto racing media day, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Stephen Spillman)
February 11, 2019 - 3:41 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — IndyCar heads into 2019 with everything going in the right direction. The series has a new long-term sponsor in Japanese communications giant NTT. Tire manufacturer Firestone has extended its supplier deal for five more years. A new broadcast deal with NBC is set to launch. On...
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Tennessee coach Rick Barnes talks with forward Grant Williams (2) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 73-61. (AP photo/Wade Payne)
February 11, 2019 - 2:52 pm
The NCAA Division I Basketball Committee slated Duke as the No. 1 overall seed in its initial tournament rankings over the weekend. Voters in the AP Top 25 stuck with Tennessee as their top team. The Vols received 40 of 64 first-place votes from a media panel in the poll released Monday, remaining...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, Oakland Athletics draft pick Kyler Murray looks on before a baseball game between the Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels, in Oakland, Calif. Murray's locker remained empty on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in the spring training clubhouse of the Oakland Athletics, who say they are uncertain when or if the Heisman Trophy winner will report to the baseball team he signed with last summer. Billy Beane, Oakland’s executive vice president of baseball operation, said talks are continuing with Murray, who may drop baseball to pursue an NFL career. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
February 11, 2019 - 2:52 pm
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — When Kyler Murray won the Heisman Trophy, the Oakland Athletics knew there was a chance he might chose football over baseball. That is exactly that happen. On the day the A's started spring training workouts, Murray said he will pursue a career in the NFL. "We took the best...
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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2018, file photo, Carolina Panthers strong safety Eric Reid stands on the sideline prior to an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, in Philadelphia. The Panthers have re-signed safety Eric Reid to a three-year contract that runs through the 2021 season. Financial terms of the deal were not announced Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
February 11, 2019 - 1:33 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Eric Reid has signed a three-year contract worth more than $22 million with the Carolina Panthers, a deal the safety believes is additional proof that NFL owners conspired to keep him out of the league last season. Reid said Monday he believes he got "fair market value" after...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Holy Spirit Prep's Anthony Edwards (5), center, plays against Long Island Lutheran during a high school basketball game at the Hoophall Classic in Springfield, Mass. Edwards, rated as the nation's No. 2 prospect, says he will sign with Georgia. Edwards, whose nickname is "Ant Man," made the announcement Monday morning, Feb. 11, 2019, at his school in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)
February 11, 2019 - 9:36 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia landed a rare top national recruit on Monday when Anthony Edwards, a shooting guard from Holy Spirit Prep in Atlanta, picked the Bulldogs. Edwards, whose nickname is "Ant Man," made the announcement at his school. The No. 2 prospect by the 247 Sports composite ranking also...
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Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri, right, reacts during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
February 11, 2019 - 8:55 am
LONDON (AP) — The squad has been publicly undermined. There's been grumbling about the lack of contact from the owner. And the team was just handed its biggest loss in 28 years. Maurizio Sarri's reign at Chelsea already looks like it's approaching the end, and he's not even completed a season. "My...
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United States' Ryan Cochran Siegle speeds down the course during the downhill portion of the men's combined, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Monday, Feb.11, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 11, 2019 - 7:13 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Ryan Cochran-Siegle kept up a family tradition by getting in contention for a medal at the skiing world championships on Monday, placing second after the downhill portion of the Alpine combined. The 26-year-old American was 0.03 seconds behind Dominik Paris, who has already won...
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United States' Ryan Cochran Siegle speeds down the course during the downhill portion of the men's combined, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Monday, Feb.11, 2019. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
February 11, 2019 - 6:25 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest from the skiing world championships (all times local): ___ 1:20 p.m. Ryan Cochran-Siegle kept up a family tradition by getting in contention for a medal at the skiing world championships after placing second after the downhill portion of the Alpine combined. The 26-...
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