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December 18, 2018 1:18 AM Reports: Astros agree to deal with OF Brantley

The Houston Astros agreed to terms on a two-year, $32 million deal with outfielder Michael Brantley on Monday evening, according to multiple reports. The deal was not yet official but both sides agreed to the terms, Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan reported. The contract reportedly runs through the 2020 season and does not include any club or player options 143

December 15, 2018 4:57 PM Jamieson edges ahead at Alfred Dunhill Championship

MALELANE, South Africa (Reuters) - Britain’s Scott Jamieson came through a turbulent back nine that included an eagle and a double bogey to card a 68 for a one-shot lead after the third round of the European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Championship on Saturday. The Scot also sank three birdies on his way back to the clubhouse as he edged ahead of American 102

December 15, 2018 1:56 AM Matt Chapman has shoulder surgery, expected to swing bat in 6 weeks

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman had surgery Friday on his left shoulder, his second operation this offseason. Dr. William Workman performed a distal clavicle resection procedure on Chapman's shoulder, the team said Friday. Chapman is expected to begin swinging a bat in six weeks. The team said Chapman felt discomfort in the shoulder 91

December 14, 2018 6:16 PM Bill Fralic, former NFL great, dead at 56

Former NFL great Bill Fralic, one of the first players to speak openly about the pervasiveness of performance-enhancing drugs in sports, died Thursday from cancer, the University of Pittsburgh announced. He was 56. Fralic, an offensive lineman, played nine seasons in the NFL, from 1985 to 1993, including eight with the Atlanta Falcons. He spent one other 101

December 14, 2018 4:56 PM Golf: Faultless Lipsky leads Alfred Dunhill Championship at halfway mark

MALELANE, South Africa (Reuters) - American David Lipsky carded four birdies and an eagle in a faultless round of 66 to lead the European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Championship by one shot after the second round at Leopard Creek Country Club on Friday. Lipsky is being chased by a quartet of Scottish players with Scott Jameson (66) and Marc Warren (67) a shot back on seven 104

December 14, 2018 4:06 AM Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union join expelled Florida student's push for reinstatement

PLANTATION, Fla. -- Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are backing prominent civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump in an effort to help an expelled student and family friend get back into high school. The couple released a statement Thursday supporting senior Cyrus Nance, who was a varsity basketball player in his first year at American Heritage School until 92

December 13, 2018 2:24 PM Advocacy group drafts U.S. privacy bill as effort grows to make law next year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A consumer advocacy group backed by large American technology companies on Thursday unveiled a U.S. privacy bill that strictly limits collection of biometric and location information and calls for punishment by fines, as Congress weighs nationwide regulation to supersede new California rules. The Washington-based Center for Democracy 145

December 13, 2018 9:48 AM NASA's Parker Solar Probe shares first up-close look at sun's atmosphere

An image of the sun's atmosphere, the corona, from NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission, captured on Nov. 8, 2018. (Twitter via NASA Sun & Space) NASA's Parker Solar Probe has made the closest-ever approach to a star (the sun) and shared an image of the sun's atmosphere on Twitter on Wednesday. NASA's image, captured Nov. 8, shows the corona, which is the sun's 171

December 13, 2018 5:09 AM Kentucky governor blasts local newspaper's alliance with Soros-backed journalism outlet

Kentucky’s Republican Gov. Matt Bevin blasted the Louisville Courier-Journal newspaper Wednesday for partnering with ProPublica, an investigative journalism outlet whose backers include liberal financier George Soros. In a YouTube video, Bevin accuses the outlet, ProPublica, of left-wing bias and also tears into the local paper. “This is the same Courier-Journal 189

December 12, 2018 8:35 PM Deal lets tabloid avoid U.S. charges over hush money in 2016 election

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The publisher of the National Enquirer tabloid newspaper has struck a deal with U.S. prosecutors to avoid charges over its role in paying hush money before the 2016 U.S. presidential election to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump, prosecutors said on Wednesday. As part of the deal, publisher 132