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Game changer: Tebow enters Mets camp ‘all in’ on baseball

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — By now, Tim Tebow has shown he belongs in professional baseball. He’s fully committed to the game and much more comfortable on the field. Sometimes, though, he still sounds like a football player. On his first day at spring training with the New York Mets, the former NFL quarterback was reflecting on last year, ...

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Konecny’s OT goal lifts Flyers past Red Wings 6-5

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Konecny and the Philadelphia Flyers were able to exhale after almost improbably coughing up two points. Konecny scored his second goal of the game 1:27 into overtime and Philadelphia bounced back from squandering a big lead to beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-5 on Saturday. “It feels good to get that one, especially when you have ...

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Adam Silver’s annual NBA address keys on competitive balance

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Milwaukee has the best record in the NBA, Denver has its coaching staff at the All-Star Game and Sacramento is in position to end the league’s longest current playoff drought. Overseeing a league that has wanted competitive balance, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver likes what he’s seeing on those fronts. But he acknowledged during his annual address ...

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Rockies relievers ready for strong bullpen minus Ottavino

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Colorado Rockies will be without the reliever who boasted he could strike out Babe Ruth, but they believe the bridge between their solid starting rotation and premier closer Wade Davis remains sturdy. Colorado is counting on a veteran bullpen group that includes Scott Oberg, Seunghwan Oh, Chris Rusin and Bryan Shaw to step up the ...

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Tatum, Harris, Diallo win titles at All-Star Saturday

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Boston’s Jayson Tatum got his gamewinner from midcourt. Oklahoma City’s Hamidou Diallo went over Shaquille O’Neal to help win his trophy. And Brooklyn’s Joe Harris made all the shots at all the right times to deny Golden State’s Stephen Curry a storybook ending in his hometown. Say this for All-Star Saturday Night: It had flair. Tatum ...

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Allen makes 32 saves, Blues top Avs 3-0 for 9th straight win

DENVER (AP) — Jake Allen has been mostly a spectator during St. Louis’ winning streak. He joined the party Saturday. Allen made 32 saves in just his second start in a month, Vladimir Tarasenko and Zach Sanford scored 57 seconds apart in the third period and the Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Saturday for their ninth straight victory. ...

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