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Tigers RHP Verlander exits as precaution

Tigers RHP Verlander exits as precaution

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March 27 Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander left Friday's spring training game as a precaution with a cramp in his right triceps muscle. FULL STORY

Bears sign CB Ball

Bears sign CB Ball

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March 27 The 6-foot-2, 197-pound University of Illinois product has appeared in 93 NFL games with 44 starts over eight seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans and the Jacksonville Jaguars (2013-14). FULL STORY

Wizards sign G Bynum to 10-day contract

Wizards sign G Bynum to 10-day contract

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March 27 The 6-foot, 185-pound Bynum played seven seasons with the Golden State Warriors and Detroit Pistons. FULL STORY

Cubs slugging prospect Bryant: 'Why not me?'

Cubs slugging prospect Bryant: 'Why not me?'

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March 27 Bryant, who is hitting .406 with 15 RBIs this spring, thinks he is ready for Opening Day as a rookie. FULL STORY

Panthers sign WR Boykin

Panthers sign WR Boykin

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March 27 Boykin, 25, played his first three seasons with the Green Bay Packers. FULL STORY

Wilfs throw in another $20M for Vikings stadium

Wilfs throw in another $20M for Vikings stadium

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March 27 Target Field has hosted the MLB All-Star game and the new Vikings' stadium has been awarded a Super Bowl in 2018. FULL STORY

Sam says 'I am not the only gay person in NFL'

Sam says 'I am not the only gay person in NFL'

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March 27 "The players who have reached out to me and told me about their sexual orientation, it just means a lot. But I will never say anything about who they are, what teams they are (on). I'm just saying there's some famous people, and I'm not the only one." FULL STORY

Pistons recall F Miller

Pistons recall F Miller

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March 27 The 6-foot-9 Miller also played with the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League, averaging 25.3 points, 7.6 rebounds, 3.6 blocks, 1.9 assists, 1.6 steals and 28.9 minutes in 15 games before signing with Detroit. FULL STORY

Ilyasova leads the Bucks to a victory over Indiana Pacers

Ilyasova leads the Bucks to a victory over Indiana Pacers

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March 26 Forward Ersan Ilyasova hit five 3-pointers and set a career high with 34 points. FULL STORY

No. 1 draft pick Aiken has elbow surgery

No. 1 draft pick Aiken has elbow surgery

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March 26 The 18-year-old had experienced tightness in his elbow a week ago while pitching for IMG Academy. He announced Thursday in The Players Tribune that he had the surgery. FULL STORY