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Syracuse Coach Boeheim Strikes, Kills Pedestrian on Highway

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Longtime Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man standing along an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man's disabled vehicle, police say. Syracuse police say 51-year-old Jorge Jimenez was ...
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Machado, Padres Agree to $300M, 10-Year Deal

SAN DIEGO — With their city's long-suffering fans desperate for a winner, the rebuilding San Diego Padres delivered their splashiest free agent signing ever by agreeing with All-Star infielder Manny Machado on a $300 million, 10-year deal. A person familiar...
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RIP, Former Dodgers Great Don Newcombe, 92

LOS ANGELES — Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Youn...
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Fresno State Kicks It into High Gear for MW Home Stretch

After conquering New Mexico's "Pit" over the weekend, the Fresno State men's basketball team enters Wednesday's 7 p.m. home matchup against Air Force positioned for a high seed in the Mountain West Tournament. Throw out the Bulldogs' game Saturday at No. 6 ...