Sports team and league operation

Los Angeles Dodger general manager Farhan Zaidi talks as President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman, left, during a press conference, on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles (Scott Varley/The Orange County Register via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 6:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers are in ongoing negotiations with ace Clayton Kershaw, and they still need to resolve the future of manager Dave Roberts, too. According to president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman, the talks with Kershaw's camp are "ongoingly pleasant." The three-time NL Cy...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike looks toward the scoreboard after receiving treatment for a cut on the face during the second half in Game 3 of the WNBA basketball finals against the Minnesota Lynx in Los Angeles. The WNBA players have opted out of the current collective bargaining agreement that runs through October 2021, allows the players' union to start negotiating the new one now. "We look forward to our upcoming discussions and negotiating a new agreement with the league," the players' union, led by Ogwumike, said in a statement. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
November 01, 2018 - 2:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA players have exercised their right to terminate their collective bargaining agreement after the 2019 season, cutting the deal short by two years. The current labor contract started on March 5, 2014, and had been scheduled to run through October 2021 or the day after the last...
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The Boston Red Sox Chris Sale celebrates in the clubhouse after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 games to 1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 30, 2018 - 5:18 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have exercised their $15 million option for next season on ace left-hander Chris Sale. Sale will earn $15 million in the final season of a five-year contract he signed with the Chicago White Sox before the 2013 season that guaranteed $32.5 million, including a 2017 option...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, New York Mets newly-signed third baseman Todd Frazier, left, poses for photographers with his agent, Brodie Van Wagenen, after the former New York Yankees third baseman signed with the Mets, in New York. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Mets and Van Wagenen are getting closer to completing a deal that would make the high-profile agent the team's next general manager. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
October 29, 2018 - 9:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — When the New York Mets went looking for a general manager, they found one in a peculiar place. On the other side of the bargaining table. Baseball agent Brodie Van Wagenen has agreed to switch roles and become GM of the Mets, team spokesman Harold Kaufman confirmed Monday. Kaufman...
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A clock in Dodger Stadium turns to midnight at the beginning of the 17th inning in Game 3 of the World Series baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 27, 2018 - 2:19 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 12:15 a.m. The Dodgers and Red Sox are headed to the 18th inning in Game 3 of the World Series. Neither team did much offensively in the 17th against Los Angeles reliever Julio Urias and Boston's Nathan Eovaldi, who has now thrown...
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FILE - In this March 22, 1979, file photo, Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider, left, talks with NHL president John Ziegler before an NHL Board of Governors meeting in Chicago. Former NHL President John Ziegler has died. He was 84. The NHL confirmed Ziegler's death in a statement by Commissioner Gary Bettman. Ziegler was living in Florida. The cause of death was not immediately known.(AP Photo/File)
October 26, 2018 - 1:19 pm
John Ziegler Jr., the NHL president who oversaw the merger with the World Hockey Association and was eventually ousted following labor unrest and a players' strike in 1992, has died. He was 84. The NHL confirmed Ziegler's death on its website, although the cause was not immediately known. He was...
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October 26, 2018 - 2:54 am
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino understands why female footballers are unhappy about the lack of gender equality in World Cup prize money but says doubling the cash for finalists to $30 million represents significant progress. Ahead of the FIFA Council on Friday ratifying the...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2006, file photo, New York Islanders owner Charles Wang addresses members of the media during a news conference, in Uniondale, N.Y. Wang, a technology company founder who formerly owned the New York Islanders hockey team has died. He was 74. His attorney John McEntee says in an emailed statement that Wang died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Oyster Bay, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
October 21, 2018 - 10:18 pm
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — Charles Wang, a technology company founder and former owner of the New York Islanders hockey team, died Sunday. He was 74. Wang died of lung cancer in Oyster Bay, New York, his attorney, John McEntee, said in an emailed statement. Wang "was an entrepreneur, visionary, author...
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Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch, left, and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora hug before Game 3 of a baseball American League Championship Series on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 17, 2018 - 3:37 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Major League Baseball has concluded that a Houston Astros employee was only monitoring opposing dugouts during the postseason to make sure other teams weren't breaking rules. The Cleveland Indians filed a complaint following Game 3 of the AL Division Series after an Astros employee...
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October 17, 2018 - 12:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL officiating was not a hot topic in the formal owners meetings that ended Wednesday. Commissioner Roger Goodell noted that there was "talk on several occasions in the context of what the competition committee is looking to propose and implement." But there were no formal...
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