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Brown University swim team barred from Ivy League meet

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Brown University says its men’s swimming and diving team will not participate in this week’s Ivy League Championships as it investigates allegations of hazing. The university says in a statement dated Tuesday its investigation and the student conduct review process are expected to reach a conclusion ”in the coming weeks.” It began looking into the team’s conduct ...

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Georgia baseball players played against each other in Cape Cod Baseball League last summer

The Georgia baseball team has come together for a long, three-month season with a goal of reaching the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, this June. Throughout last summer, though, several Georgia baseball players found themselves competing against each other head-to-head in the Cape Cod Baseball League. Over the summer, most college baseball players play in summer league, where they ...

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Red Sox trade minor league slugger Brentz to Pirates

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) The Boston Red Sox have traded outfielder Bryce Brentz to the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash. The teams made the deal Tuesday. Brentz played a total of 34 games for Boston in 2014 and 2016, hitting .287 with one home run and nine RBIs. He spent all of last season at Triple-A Pawtucket, hitting 31 homers with ...

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Mets GM thinks Tim Tebow will play major league baseball

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow arrived at the New York Mets spring training camp on Sunday, and the attention immediately turned to whether the quarterback who became an outfielder could make it all the way to Citi Field in the future. Guess what? Mets general manager Sandy Alderson votes yes. “Somebody asked me if thought he’d be ...

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Silver: Playoff format's gotten 'serious attention' in league office

LOS ANGELES – The NBA did away with the East vs. West Conference format for the first time in the All-Star Game’s 67-year history this season. Commissioner Adam Silver said Saturday the league isn’t any closer to moving away from the conference-based All-Star selection process, but altering the playoff format is being considered more seriously. “It would require a lot ...

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Verlander: 'American League goes through us'

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Justin Verlander doesn’t care for your opinion. He also doesn’t care who the Yankees picked up — 2017 National League Most Valuable Player Giancarlo Stanton, by the way — or that the Indians will be a deep and dangerous club. “I think the American League goes through us,” Verlander said Wed… MLB News Index

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