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Sports Affidavit: Smuggler threats follow Puig from Cuba Affidavit: Smuggler threats follow Puig from Cuba
The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.
Sports Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable' Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable'
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.
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Professional Fielder ends HR drought, Rangers beat M's 5-0
Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday night.
Professional Mariners add run on replay, beat Rangers 7-1
Mike Zunino homered an inning before adding an RBI single in Seattle's strange six-run outburst that included three Texas Rangers errors and a replay reversal that gave the Mariners a run in their 7-1 victory Monday night.

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Sports Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team
Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for about $550 million.
Sports Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.
Sports Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Redskins name Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Redskins name
The Navajo Nation Council voted to oppose the use of the Washington Redskins name, while a United Nations human rights expert said separately that the term is "inextricably linked to a history of suffering and dispossession."
Sports Expanded replay might make for better manners Expanded replay might make for better manners
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona calmly exited the dugout on opening night and approached home plate umpire Mike Winters with a rather polite request that he review a collision at the plate.
Sports Clark asks MLB to probe comments on Drew, Morales Clark asks MLB to probe comments on Drew, Morales
Players' union head Tony Clark has asked the commissioner's office to investigate comments attributed to unidentified executives in an ESPN.com story estimating what they would offer shortstop Stephen Drew and designated hitter Kendrys Morales, who remain free agents.
Sports Masters opens with Tiger Woods on the sideline Masters opens with Tiger Woods on the sideline
Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus hit the ceremonial tee shots with fans already lining both sides of the first fairway on a brisk, sunny morning.
Sports Braun, Cruz, Peralta move on after Biogenesis case Braun, Cruz, Peralta move on after Biogenesis case
Nelson Cruz was branded a cheater and punished accordingly. As he waited to be introduced on his first opening day in Baltimore, the former All-Star wondered how Orioles fans would react in the aftermath of the 50-game suspension he received last year for using performance-enhancing drugs.
Sports Sports talk radio show on LGBT issues to debut Sports talk radio show on LGBT issues to debut
The premiere of "The Outfield" this weekend on satellite radio will open with a discussion of Derrick Gordon, the UMass guard who on Wednesday became the first openly gay Division I men's basketball player.