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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    NFL NEW YORK (AP) - NFL player representatives decided Friday to not vote on a new labor deal approved by team owners, and the union instead will meet with league negotiators at the scouting combine in Indianapolis on Tuesday. Earlier Friday, the union's executive committee voted 6-5 to recommend rejecting

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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    MLB NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball is raising the minimum salary for minor league players in 2021, according to a memo sent Friday from the commissioner’s office to all 30 teams and obtained by The Associated Press. Two years after successfully lobbying Congress to exempt minor leaguers from

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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    NBA LOS ANGELES (AP) - A witness to the deadly crash of a helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others said it sounded normal just before slamming into a hillside and wreckage at the scene showed no sign of engine failure, federal investigators said in a report released Friday.

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  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    BASEBALL WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Fans hoping to heckle the sign-stealing Houston Astros at their spring opener were met with quite the coincidence. They got their signs stolen. In the Astros’ first spring training game since their sign-stealing scandal rocked baseball, some fans brought signs jeering Houston, and

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  • Thursday Sports in Brief

    NFL NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL has put the labor ball in the players' hands. In a somewhat surprisingly strong decision, the 32 team owners voted Thursday to “accept the negotiated terms on the principles of a new collective bargaining agreement.” Details of that agreement were not forthcoming from

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