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LAS VEGAS | AP source: Free agent reliever Familia set to return to Mets

LAS VEGAS— A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent reliever Jeurys Familia is set to rejoin the New York Mets after being traded away last summer. Familia has agreed to a $30 million, three-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity late Wednesday night at the winter meetings … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | AP source: Free agent reliever Familia set to return to Mets

TORONTO | The Latest: Canada raises detention of citizen with China

TORONTO— The Latest on the detention of a former Canadian diplomat in China (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Canada’s Global Affairs Department says it’s aware of the detention of a Canadian citizen in China and has raised the case with the Chinese government. The department says in a statement it is “seized with this case” … Continue reading TORONTO | The Latest: Canada raises detention of citizen with China

AP Source: Temple coach Collins meets with GTech officials

Temple coach Geoff Collins has met with Georgia Tech officials about the Yellow Jackets’ vacant head-coaching position, a person with knowledge of the meetings told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Georgia Tech was not releasing information about its search to replace Paul Johnson, who is stepping down … Continue reading AP Source: Temple coach Collins meets with GTech officials

KANSAS CITY, Mo | Chiefs RB Hunt put on NFL exempt list after video surfaces

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt was placed on the NFL’s Commissioner Exemption List on Friday night after video surfaced of the reigning NFL rushing champion knocking over and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel hallway in February. Police were called to the scene during the Feb. 10 incident, but no … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo | Chiefs RB Hunt put on NFL exempt list after video surfaces

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Chiefs RB Hunt appears headed to NFL exempt list

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A person with knowledge of the move tells The Associated Press that Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt appears headed to the NFL’s Commissioner Exempt List, sidelining him while the league investigates a video of Hunt striking a woman in February. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Chiefs RB Hunt appears headed to NFL exempt list

NEW YORK | AP source: Yankees agree to acquire Paxton from Mariners

NEW YORK — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press the New York Yankees have agreed to acquire left-hander James Paxton from the Seattle Mariners for left-hander Justus Sheffield and two other prospects. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the trade had not yet been announced. Paxton turned 30 … Continue reading NEW YORK | AP source: Yankees agree to acquire Paxton from Mariners

LAWRENCE, Kan. | AP Source: Les Miles hired as coach at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. — A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that former LSU coach Les Miles has been hired to lead Kansas’ downtrodden football program. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because an official announcement was expected later Sunday. Miles had arrived at the airport in nearby Topeka on Sunday morning. … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Kan. | AP Source: Les Miles hired as coach at Kansas

NEW ORLEANS | Saints place Bryant on injured reserve, promote Kirkwood

NEW ORLEANS— Dez Bryant’s season is over before it had even begun. The New Orleans Saints placed the newly acquired Bryant on injured reserve Saturday, promoting receiver Keith Kirkwood from the practice squad to the active roster before Sunday’s game at Cincinnati. Bryant was injured during his second practice with New Orleans on Friday. A … Continue reading NEW ORLEANS | Saints place Bryant on injured reserve, promote Kirkwood