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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    MLB NEW YORK (AP) — Outfielder Mookie Betts agreed Friday to a $27 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, the largest one-year salary for an arbitration-eligible player, while Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant got an $18.6 million, one-year deal. Cincinnati pitcher Trevor Bauer struck a $17.5 million agreement after winning hearings against Cleveland the previous two winters, and Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor also agreed to $17.5 million. NL MVP Cody Bellinger agreed at $11.5...

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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    MLB NEW YORK (AP) - Outfielder Mookie Betts agreed Friday to a $27 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, the largest one-year salary for an arbitration-eligible player, while Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant got an $18.6 million, one-year deal. Cincinnati pitcher Trevor Bauer struck a $17.5 million agreement

    The Washington Times
  • Friday Sports in Brief

    NFL The NFL goes into the playoffs with its regular-season ratings having gone up for the second straight year, the first time the league has seen back-to-back increases since 2010. The league’s 100th season was its most viewed in four years as games averaged 16.5 million viewers on television.

    The Washington Times
  • Friday Sports in Brief

    AWARDS NEW YORK (AP) - Kawhi Leonard is The Associated Press’ male athlete of the year for 2019, comfortably winning a vote by AP member sports editors and AP beat writers. He becomes the fifth NBA player to win the award, joining Larry Bird (1986), three-time recipient Michael Jordan

    The Washington Times
  • Your Friday Briefing

    Iran, Grammy Awards, Carlos Beltran: Here's what you need to know.

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  • Your Friday Briefing

    Iran, Boeing, Puerto Rico: Here’s what you need to know.

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  • Thursday Sports in Brief

    MLB NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltrán is out as manager of the New York Mets before managing even a single game, the latest fallout from the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal that has rocked Major League Baseball. The Mets announced the decision Thursday in a news release, saying Beltrán and the team “agreed to mutually part ways.” The move came two days after Boston cut ties with manager Alex Cora, who was Houston’s bench coach in 2017 when Beltrán played for the Astros. A day before...

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