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NFL free agency 2018: Making the case for the Eagles' Nick Foles as a starting QB

It’s not often that NFL free agency is littered with as many quarterback options as there are quarterback openings, and when you throw in this year’s top-heavy draft class, the abundance of starting-caliber passers entering the 2018 offseason rings loud and clear. And yet, when March 14 arrives and Kirk Cousins, <a href="… Headlines

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In a flash: Gordon making switch to center field for Seattle

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) The play was as routine as it gets in a spring training game, a stolen base attempt with a throw down to second base. Right now, nothing is routine for Dee Gordon. The moment the runner broke from first, Gordon sprinted from center field and was just 30 or so feet behind the base as the throw ...

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A's center fielder Fowler making progress from knee surgery

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Athletics center fielder Dustin Fowler has begun doing sliding work at spring training to test his surgically repaired right knee ahead of Oakland’s full-squad workouts beginning next week. On June 29, Fowler had not even had his first at-bat for the New York Yankees when a freak injury in the bottom of the first inning of his ...

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Ronald Acuña arrives early with intention of making Braves' Opening Day roster decision difficult one

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Four days before position players were due, Ronald Acuña arrived at spring training, and he did so with a purpose: making it impossible for the Braves to break camp without him on the roster. “I want to make that decision as hard for them as possible,” the 20-year-old phenom said Thursday through an interpreter. “If they decide ...

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Truly best in show: Westminster winner making Broadway debut

NEW YORK (AP) America’s new top dog is set to become best in a Broadway show. Flynn the bichon frise is taking quite a victory lap on Valentine’s Day, hours after he won the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden. The white powder puff’s tour of the town is set to finish Wednesday night with a walk-on ...

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U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft Says Donald Trump Isn’t Great At Making Plans

OTTAWA — In a room flanked by military tanks and warplanes, the U.S. Ambassador to Canada spoke somewhat candidly Tuesday evening about what it’s like to work with President Donald Trump. Kelly Craft made her remarks at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s annual gala at the Canadian War Museum. During a panel mostly focused on NAFTA, she was asked by the moderator ...

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