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Russian athletes allege libel by ex-anti-doping agency head

NEW YORK (AP) Three Russian biathletes have sued the country’s former anti-doping laboratory director, saying he severely damaged or destroyed their careers with lies. The athletes filed a $ 30 million libel lawsuit Tuesday in Manhattan State Supreme Court against Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov, who lives in hiding in the United States. Rodchenkov has denied claims by Russian President Vladimir Putin ...

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The Big Spenders: Examining the cap-rich teams set to rule free agency

“Winning” free agency is often viewed as a bad thing for NFL teams. That’s because cap-rich franchises that have opened their checkbooks to sign multiple big-name free agents have rarely translated that offseason “success” into a successful subsequent campaign. However, the Jacksonville Jaguars bucked that trend last year by finally putting their talented (but young and inconsistent) roster over the ...

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Donaldson expects to hit free agency after 2018

Extension talks between the Toronto Blue Jays and third baseman Josh Donaldson haven’t gained much traction, and the three-time All-Star said Monday he expects to hit the open market when his contract expires following the 2018 campaign. “(General ma… MLB | theScore

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Bryce: 'I'm focused on this year,' not free agency

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Before he began his first press conference of the spring, Bryce Harper sat down at the table, adjusted his hat and then pulled out his phone. He had prepared a statement to read to the jam-packed room, ready to cut off the questions he knew would be coming. Harper said he would not be answering ...

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2018 NFL Free Agency: Trumaine Johnson, Malcolm Butler lead the defensive backs

Every team wants one: a shutdown cornerback they can leave isolated on the sideline to shadow and ultimately shut down the opposition’s top receiving threat. But shutdown corners are hard to find. Most often, you need to draft and develop them. Sometimes, like the Jaguars did with A.J. Bouye a year ago, you can get lucky by plucking one away ...

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