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NFL - Raiders, Giants players latest to opt out of workouts due to COVID-19 - April 16 (UPI) -- Members of the Las Vegas Raiders and New York Giants became the latest on a growing list of players to announce they will skip voluntary off-season workouts, citing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cubs manager David Ross, pitcher suspended for intentionally throwing at batter

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Lakers' Anthony Davis cleared for practice, expected to return soon

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Manny Machado homer sparks Padres win vs. Pirates

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Sports News -- Kentucky Derby field sees first changes -- While the horse racing world watches who comes and goes from the Kentucky Derby field, Oaklawn Park has two $1 million races Saturday; the English 2000 Guineas is shaping up, the Japanese Guineas runs Sunday and Australi

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Sports News -- MLS season openers, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR fill weekend sports schedule -- The first matchups of the 2021 MLS season, MLB and NBA regular-season games and two NASCAR races in Richmond, Va., fill the weekend sports schedule. Several boxing and UFC bouts also take place Saturday.

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MLB -- Astros' Alex Bregman sues San Antonio resort over lost $80K wedding deposit -- Houston Astros star third baseman Alex Bregman and his wife Reagan filed a lawsuit Thursday against a San Antonio resort after failing to be reimbursed an $80,000 wedding deposit.

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NFL -- Seattle Seahawks sign ex-Dallas Cowboys DE Aldon Smith -- The Seattle Seahawks have signed former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Aldon Smith to a short-term contract.

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This week in Major League Baseball

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Moments from the 2021 Masters Tournament

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Moments from Tiger Wood's career

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Sports News -- 2021 WNBA Draft results: Dallas Wings take Charli Collier with No. 1 pick -- The Dallas Wings selected University of Texas star post player Charli Collier with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft on Thursday.

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NBA -- Bulls' Zach LaVine in health and safety protocols, could miss multiple games -- Chicago Bulls star guard Zach LaVine has been placed in the NBA's health and safety protocols and could miss several games.

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NBA -- Michael Jordan to present Kobe Bryant at Hall of Fame induction ceremony -- The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Thursday revealed its list of Hall of Famers who are scheduled to present the Class of 2020, with NBA icon Michael Jordan honoring Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant.

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NBA -- Brooklyn Nets' LaMarcus Aldridge retires after irregular heartbeat -- Brooklyn Nets center LaMarcus Aldridge announced his retirement Thursday, saying it's time to put his health and family first after he experienced an irregular heartbeat during a recent game.

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World News -- Japanese official says canceling Tokyo Olympics still a viable option -- With less than 100 days to go before the start of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, a Japanese official said Thursday that the Games could realistically be canceled if surging COVID-19 cases aren't brought under control.

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Sports News -- Arizona hires Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd as men's basketball coach -- The University of Arizona announced Wednesday it has hired former Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd as its new men's basketball coach.

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MLB -- White Sox's Carlos Rodon throws no-hitter; perfect game spoiled in ninth -- Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon threw a no-hitter and came close to perfection Wednesday night in his team's 8-0 win over the Cleveland Indians.

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NFL -- Pittsburgh Steelers to re-sign LB Vince Williams, QB Josh Dobbs -- Veteran linebacker Vince Williams and reserve quarterback Josh Dobbs are re-signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers on short-term contracts.

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MLB -- Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman among 5 Astros players on IL for COVID-19 protocols -- The Houston Astros put second baseman Jose Altuve, third baseman Alex Bregman, designated hitter Yordan Alvarez, catcher Martin Maldonado and reserve Robel Garcia on the injured list Wednesday.

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NFL -- Cleveland Browns sign three-time Pro Bowler Jadeveon Clowney -- The Cleveland Browns have signed free-agent pass-rusher Jadeveon Clowney to a one-year contract.

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Soccer -- U.S. women's soccer team appeals court ruling on equal pay -- The United States Women's National Team on Wednesday appealed a ruling by a California federal judge rejecting their claims that they are not paid equally to their male counterparts.

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NFL -- 49ers FB Kyle Juszczyk compares QB situation to Patrick Mahomes-Alex Smith -- San Francisco 49ers fullback Kyle Juszczyk expects Jimmy Garoppolo to start 2021 as his team's quarterback, but he compared the murky situation to when Patrick Mahomes and Alex Smith were Kansas City Chiefs teammates.

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Kentucky Derby field set in weekend racing

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Kentucky Derby: Prospective field set for 20 Thoroughbreds

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QB Justin Fields clocks fast 40-yard dash, throws 'pretty well' at Ohio State pro day

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North Texas softball pitcher Hope Trautwein has 21-strikeout perfect game

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Ex-Florida State receiver Travis Rudolph charged with first-degree murder

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