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(Port Charlotte, FL) -- Major League Baseball will be closely monitoring Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez as he returns from suspension this season. Attending Thursday's Yankees-Rays game in Port Charlotte Thursday, new commissioner Rob Manfred said "Let me be clear about this. A-...
Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers waived offensive tackle Jonathan Martin on Thursday. The 49ers acquired Martin in a trade with the Miami Dolphins on March 11, 2014. He appeared in 15 games (nine starts) for the 49ers last season. Martin walked away...
Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Former NBA star Mark Price has been named the next men's basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Price replaces Alan Major, who parted ways with the program on March 15. "I'm extremely excited about joining the...
(Indianapolis, IN) -- The NCAA is expressing concern over an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gays. Governor Mike Pence has signed into law a bill that would prohibit state and local laws that "substantially burden" the ability of people,...
(Undated) -- New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is unhappy the NFL won't pony up to put fixed cameras in the end zone. ESPN's Adam Schefter sites a source as saying Belichick used choice language to voice his displeasure over the league's decision not to spend the...
(Undated) -- Late North Carolina men's basketball coach Dean Smith is still giving back to his players. Every letter winner who played for Smith during his 36 years as head coach is receiving a 200-dollar check as directed by the trust in his will. The trustee tells ESPN.com...
Huntersville, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Joe Gibbs Racing revealed on Wednesday that J.D. Gibbs, the team's president, is starting treatment for symptoms impacting areas of brain function, including speech and processing issues. Gibbs is the 46-year-old son of JGR team owner Joe...
(Undated) -- The New York Yankees are once again baseball's most valuable franchise. "Forbes" estimates the Yankees' 2015 worth at 3.2-billion-dollars. They top Forbes' list for the 18th consecutive year since the magazine has been tracking club values. The Los Angeles Dodgers...
(Phoenix, AZ) -- Putting a team back in Los Angeles remains a hot topic in the NFL. Speaking at the NFL Owners Meetings in Phoenix, Arizona, Commissioner Roger Goodell downplayed speculation LA will have a team again by 2016. Goodell says there is no pressure to get a team back...