• A's switch-pitcher hopes to find spot with Oakland

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Pat Venditte is used to it by now. Teammates, coaches and others regularly stop him for a chance to check out his one-of-a-kind glove, the same one he has used for years featuring space for either hand.

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  • Del Potro sees comeback by late March

    By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Former world number four Juan Martin Del Potro, having drawn confidence from his brief Sydney return in January, said on Monday he was confident of a full comeback “very soon”. If my hand responds well, I’ll come back as soon as possible but that depends…

  • The Basics: Modern Motorcycle Suspension

    In it's simplest design, suspension was not invented (on motorcycles or cars) for the purpose of comfort, but more for the purpose of safety. A mutual problem between all the big-named competitors—that is always improved, but never fully solved—is keeping

  • 2015 Forbes' Billionaires Sports List

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is listed as the world's 35th wealthiest billionaire for 2015, according to a list released Monday by Forbes Magazine. Michael Jordan, owner of the Charlotte Hornets, was a newcomer on the list. The magazine reported there are a record 1,826…

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  • Relieved Misbah tells Pakistan batsmen to shape-up

    Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq told his batsmen to shape-up or ship out of the World Cup after the 1992 champions scraped a 20-run win over Zimbabwe on Sunday. It was Pakistan's first victory of this World Cup after losing by 76 runs to India and suffering a 150-run hiding at the hands of the West…

  • Ronda Rousey -- Could Beat Male Fighters ... Says UFC Announcer

    Ronda Rousey couldn't just BEAT male fighters ... but she'd easily be ranked in the Top 20 in her division if she was able to fight dudes ... so says UFC ring announcer Bruce Buffer . To be fair, Buffer says he doesn't ever see the UFC signing off on a Ronda vs. Man fight ... but says, "Quite…

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    Red Bull Jump and Freeze (14 photos)

    Sometimes skiers and snowboarders can take themselves just a little bit too seriously. Well, not here they don't – it’s against the rules. First you dress up in the most creative costume you can find, or you make yourself a crazy little vehicle. Then you slide down the slope as fast as you can and…

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  • Husband and Wife Fighting Cancer Get Dream Vacation

    In a few weeks, Chett Birr will drive his parents, Beth and Gary Birr, to a resort in Kissimmee, Florida, for a seven-day vacation. "They never really took the time or money" to go on vacation before, Chett Birr, 23, told ABC News. In 2009, Chett Birr was on the Coleman, Wisconsin, wrestling team…

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  • Toews leads the way as Blackhawks cruise past Hurricanes

    Even after making big investments for reinforcements, the Chicago Blackhawks likely still feel a little shaken up without Patrick Kane … but hey, they still have a healthy Jonathan Toews.

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  • Tennis - WTA Tour singles standings

    March 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the WTA Tour singles Points 1 (1) Serena Williams(U.S.) 9592 2 (2) Maria Sharapova(Russia) 8215 3 (3) Simona Halep(Romania) 6571 4 (4) Petra Kvitova(Czech Republic) 6395 5 (5) Caroline Wozniacki(Denmark) 4730 6 (6) Ana Ivanovic(Serbia) 4425 7 (7) Eugenie…

  • NASCAR falls flat in follow-up to Daytona 500

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR did not have its finest weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where the follow-up to the Daytona 500 began with the theft of a race car and a parked SUV rolling into Denny Hamlin's motorhome.

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  • Jordan, other NBA owners join Forbes' billionaire list

    NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Jordan and some other NBA owners have reached new heights, landing on Forbes world list of billionaires.

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  • Oklahoma-Iowa St. Preview

    Oklahoma has played its way into an opportunity to earn at least a share of the Big 12 regular-season title, while Iowa State still has hopes of claiming a piece despite rare back-to-back defeats. Although Oklahoma (20-8, 11-5) isn't playing its best, it's finding ways to win and keep pace in the…

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  • League Cup win at Wembley leaves Mourinho feeling 'like a kid'

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he felt "like a kid" after claiming the first trophy of his second Stamford Bridge tenure with a League Cup final victory over Tottenham Hotspur. A deflected John Terry strike and a Kyle Walker own goal gave Chelsea a 2-0 win at a rain-soaked Wembley on Sunday and…

  • Markakis hopes to be ready for Braves' opener

    Nick Markakis is looking forward to opening day in Atlanta. After nine years with Baltimore - and plenty of the Maryland delicacy - Markakis signed a four-year, $44 million contract with the Braves this offseason. Markakis is expected to replace the traded Jason Heyward in right field. Atlanta…

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  • Alpine Skiing-World Cup women's standings

    March 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the World Cup Women's on Monday Super GPoints 1. Anna Fenninger (Austria) 372 2. Lindsey Vonn (U.S.) 340 3. Tina Maze (Slovenia) 250 4. Lara Gut (Switzerland) 216 5. Cornelia Huetter (Austria) 204 6. Nicole Hosp (Austria) 184 7. Elisabeth Goergl…