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Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart gets 4-year extension

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds have agreed on a four-year contract extension with catcher Tucker Barnhart that includes a club option for 2022. Barnhart became the primary catcher with Devin Mesoraco repeatedly injured. Mesoraco has been limited to 95 games the last three seasons and is currently sidelined with a broken ...

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Big 12 boost: Baylor gets back 1,000-yard rusher and 2 DBs

WACO, Texas (AP) Baylor will get a boost for its Big 12 opener Saturday against third-ranked Oklahoma with the season debuts of 1,000-yard rusher Terence Williams and two defenders who were expected to be starters. Bears coach Matt Rhule says Williams will be back in the lineup after missing the ...

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Cubs' Contreras gets 2-game ban, appeals

1:37 PM ET ESPN.com news services Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras was suspended two games and given an undisclosed fine by Major League Baseball for “inappropriate actions” during Friday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals, it was announced Saturday. Contreras threw down his catcher’s mask moments after Cubs pitcher John ...

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Ravens' Dixon gets 2nd suspension in 6 months

1:39 AM ET OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens running back Kenneth Dixon was suspended for the second time in six months Friday, when the NFL announced he is banned for an additional two games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. His latest suspension will start after the conclusion ...

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Wild's Foligno gets a 4-year, $11.5M deal

6:55 PM ET Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms with restricted free-agent left wing Marcus Foligno on a four-year, $ 11.5 million contract. Marcus Foligno (R) played six seasons with the Sabres scoring 49 goals and 67 assist. Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images The ...

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Houston gets NCAA waiver to donate supplies

12:26 PM ET The NCAA has granted University of Houston officials a special waiver to begin distributing donated T-shirts and shoes to people affected by Hurricane Harvey, including high school student-athletes. Cougars athletics director Hunter Yurachek told ESPN that NCAA executive vice president of regulatory affairs Oliver Luck sent him ...

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High-flying Kansas offense gets Central Michigan in Week 2

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Everything that Kansas coach David Beaty envisioned when he landed junior college transfer Peyton Bender and plucked offensive coordinator Doug Meacham from TCU manifested itself in the first quarter of the Jayhawks’ season-opening rout of Southeast Missouri State. There was the 77-yard touchdown pass to Steven Sims ...

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