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Giants pitcher Matt Cain to retire after Saturday start

Giants pitcher Matt Cain to retire after Saturday start

PHOENIX — Matt Cain is set to make one final start before he calls it a career. Cain talked to his San Francisco teammates in a closed clubhouse before Wednesday's game at Arizona, telling them he was ready to retire.
NFL targets entire Elliott suit in bid to restore 6-game ban

NFL targets entire Elliott suit in bid to restore 6-game ban

FRISCO, Texas — The NFL has asked a federal appeals court to dismiss Ezekiel Elliott's entire lawsuit in its bid to lift an injunction that blocked the star Dallas Cowboys running back's six-game suspension over a domestic violence case in Ohio.
Teams return to practice, unity displays still in focus

Teams return to practice, unity displays still in focus

As NFL teams returned to practice Wednesday, some conversations turned to football. Not all.
Baseball owners approve sale of Marlins to Derek Jeter group

Baseball owners approve sale of Marlins to Derek Jeter group

MIAMI — The Miami Marlins are Derek Jeter's problem now. Major league owners on Wednesday unanimously approved the sale of the woebegone franchise by Jeffrey Loria to an investment group led by Jeter and Bruce Sherman.
Penguins coach: White House visit is not a political stance

Penguins coach: White House visit is not a political stance

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan insists the franchise's decision to visit the White House does not mean the team is wading into the increasingly charged intersection of sports and politics.
With departure of Joseph, Raptors' Delon Wright ready for his moment

With departure of Joseph, Raptors' Delon Wright ready for his moment

VICTORIA — The trading of Canadian point guard Cory Joseph to the Indiana Pacers this past summer could go down as the pivotal moment in Delon Wright's career.
Alouettes GM Kavis Reed still waiting to hear back from Kaepernick camp

Alouettes GM Kavis Reed still waiting to hear back from Kaepernick camp

MONTREAL — Colin Kaepernick has been on the Montreal Alouettes negotiation list for about a month but Kavis Reed doesn't know if the former NFL quarterback will ever step on to a CFL field.
Louisville places Rick Pitino, AD on administrative leave

Louisville places Rick Pitino, AD on administrative leave

LOUISVILLE, Ky.
Predators star P.K. Subban says he'll 'never' kneel in  protest during U.S. anthem

Predators star P.K. Subban says he'll 'never' kneel in protest during U.S. anthem

Star Nashville Predators defenceman P.K. Subban says he will not join athletes who kneel or otherwise protest during the U.S. national anthem.
CFL could approve Manziel deal for next year if he follows 'certain conditions'

CFL could approve Manziel deal for next year if he follows 'certain conditions'

TORONTO — Johnny Manziel won't be kick-starting his pro football career in the CFL this season.